Report Title: Coastal Zone Management; Sea Level Rise; Adaptation Strategies
Description: Includes the establishment of a consistent and balanced framework for developing and implementing sea level rise adaptation strategies as an objective of the Coastal Zone Management Program. Includes the promotion of research, study, and understanding of the suitability and impacts of different sea level rise adaptation as a policy of the Coastal Zone Management Program. Includes the maintenance of a balance between public and private interests in implementing sea level rise adaptation and consideration of all appropriate sea level rise adaptations as policies of the Coastal Zone Management Program. Includes as a policy of the Coastal Zone Management Program that any construction on shoreline be allowed if it is determined to preserve, protect, or rehabilitate the beach of be considered vital development. Requires the County Planning Commission to allow proposed development within the shoreline area and within the sea level rise exposure area under certain circumstances. Prohibits any policy or guideline for setting special area use permit application procedures that has the effect of a rule without complying with the rulemaking process. Preempts any rule, policy, or guideline inconsistent with the Special Management Area Guidelines. Allows counties to require that shoreline setback lines be established at greater distances in certain circumstances. Provides that no variance be denied for maintenance, renovation, or repair of a lawful nonconforming structure with exceptions.
Companion:  HB770
Package: None
Current Referral: WTL, WAM/JDC
Introducer(s): INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, Dela Cruz, Shimabukuro

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12/11/2023DCarried over to 2024 Regular Session.
2/6/2023SThe committee on WTL deferred the measure.
2/1/2023SThe committee(s) on WTL deferred the measure until 02-06-23 1:00PM; Conference Room 229.
1/27/2023SThe committee(s) on WTL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-01-23 1:00PM; Conference Room 229 & Videoconference.
1/25/2023SRe-Referred to WTL, WAM/JDC.
1/20/2023SReferred to WTL/PSM, JDC.
1/18/2023SIntroduced and passed First Reading.
1/14/2023SPending Introduction.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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2/01/23 1:00P
CR 229 & Videoconference
2/06/23 1:00P
CR 229