What are some statutes and regulations with which vendors must be in compliance prior to being awarded?Posted on Feb 25, 2013 in For Vendors.
All vendors doing business with the State are required to comply with all applicable statutes, administrative rules and procedures.
While applicable statutes will vary with the types of goods, services or construction, vendors doing business with the State must comply with the following Hawaii statutes, including but not limited to:
- HRS Chapter 84, Standards of Conduct
- HRS Section 103-53, Contracts with the State or counties; tax clearances, assignments
- HRS Section 103-55, Wages, hours, and working conditions of employees of contractors performing services
- HRS Section 103-55.5, Wages and hours of employees on public works construction contracts
- HRS Chapter 103D, Hawaii Procurement Code (for goods, services and construction)
- HRS Chapter 103F, Purchases of Health and Human Services (for health and human services)
- HRS Section 11-355, Campaign contributions by state and county contractors prohibited
- HRS Chapter 237, General Excise Tax
- HRS Chapter 383, Unemployment Insurance (Hawaii Employment Security Law)
- HRS Chapter 386, Workers’ Compensation Law
- HRS Chapter 392, Temporary Disability Insurance
- HRS Chapter 393, Prepaid Healthcare Act
Vendors must show proof of compliance for the following.
- Registration and in good standing to do business in the State of Hawaii from the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Business Registration Division
- Payment of federal and State taxes due -tax clearance- (State Department of Taxation and IRS),
- Compliance with HRS Chapters 383, 386, 392 and 393 (Department of Labor and Industrial Relations).
Registering in Hawaii Compliance Express is the most efficient way to show proof of compliance.
Vendors may also be required to complete forms testifying they are in compliance with various statutes such as HRS section 103-55.