Small Business Impact Statements / Pre- and Post-Public Hearing

 

1) Small Business Impact Statement Checklist / Chapter 201M-2, Hawaii Revised Statute (HRS)

(a) Prior to submitting proposed rules for adoption, amendment, or repeal under section 91-3, the agency shall determine whether the proposed rules affect small business, and if so, the availability and practicability of less restrictive alternatives that could be implemented.  This section shall not apply to emergency rulemaking.

(b) If the proposed rules affect small business, the agency shall consider creative, innovative, or flexible methods of compliance for small businesses and prepare a small business impact statement to be submitted with the proposed rules.   The statement shall provide a reasonable determination of the information in the attached document:

Pre-Public Hearing – Small Business Impact Statement

 

2) Small Business Statement After Public Hearing / Chapter 201M-3, HRS

(a) For any proposed rule that affects small business, the agency shall also submit a small business statement after the public hearing is held.  This section shall not apply to emergency rules.  The small business statement required by this section shall provide the information in the attached document:

Post-Public Hearing – Small Business Statement