REPORT TITLE:
Pub. Land; Agric.; Leases


DESCRIPTION:
Transfers management of public lands suitable for lease for
agricultural, livestock, or pastoral uses to the board of
agriculture.  Transfers necessary powers to the board of
agriculture to issue, manage, administer, and control leases.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.369        
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
 


BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Chapter 171, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended
 
 2 by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to
 
 3 read as follows:
 
 4      "171-    Agriculture, livestock, and pastoral leases;
 
 5 management by board of agriculture.  Section 171-3 and any other
 
 6 law to the contrary notwithstanding, the board of agriculture
 
 7 shall manage, administer, and exercise control over all public
 
 8 lands classified under section 171-10(1) to (3) for lease for
 
 9 agricultural, livestock, or pastoral uses, except for any lands
 
10 that the board of land and natural resources finds wholly
 
11 unsuitable for lease for agricultural, livestock, or pastoral
 
12 uses.  For purposes of this section, the board of agriculture
 
13 shall have those powers vested in the board of land and natural
 
14 resources under this chapter that are necessary or appropriate to
 
15 the issuance, management, administration, or control of a lease
 
16 of public lands for agricultural, livestock, or pastoral uses and
 
17 shall be subject to the terms, conditions, and restrictions of
 
18 this chapter applicable to such a lease."
 
19      SECTION 2.  This Act shall have no effect upon any existing
 

 
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 1 lease of public lands for such use, other than to transfer
 
 2 management and control of the lease to the board of agriculture.
 
 3      SECTION 3.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
 4      SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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 6                              INTRODUCED BY:______________________