REPORT TITLE:
DLNR; Board


DESCRIPTION:
Specifies that one of the two at-large members of the Board of
Land and Natural Resources be a representative of the Office of
Hawaiian Affairs.  HB694 HD1

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        694
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           H.D. 1
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.



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

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 171-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "171-4 Board of land and natural resources; terms and
 
 4 qualifications of members of the board; organization; expenses.
 
 5 The board of land and natural resources shall be composed of six
 
 6 members, one from each land district and two at large, one of
 
 7 whom shall be a representative of the office of Hawaiian affairs
 
 8 and serve as a non-voting member, to be nominated and, by and
 
 9 with the advice and consent of the senate, appointed by the
 
10 governor as provided in section 26-34.  The term and removal of a
 
11 member of the board and the filling of a vacancy on the board
 
12 shall also be as provided in section 26-34.  There shall be not
 
13 more than three members on the board from the same political
 
14 party.
 
15      Each member shall disclose and file with the board a list of
 
16 all transactions with the department of land and natural
 
17 resources in which the member has a direct interest.  The member
 
18 shall also disclose all transactions with the department
 
19 involving any corporation, association, partnership, or joint
 

 
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 1 venture in which the member is an officer, partner, or employee.
 
 2 Any member having any interest, direct or indirect, in any matter
 
 3 before the board shall disqualify oneself from voting on or
 
 4 participating in the discussion of the matter.
 
 5      The governor shall select a chairperson of the board from
 
 6 among its voting members.  The chairperson shall call and preside
 
 7 at meetings and may appoint a member of the board as secretary.
 
 8 The voting members of the board shall choose one of their number
 
 9 to act as chairperson during the absence or disability of the
 
10 chairperson.
 
11      The members of the board shall serve without pay but shall
 
12 be entitled to reimbursement for necessary expenses while
 
13 attending meetings and while in the discharge of their duties."
 
14      SECTION 2.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
15      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.