CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 15

                            Honolulu, Hawaii
                                            , 1999

                            RE:   S.B. No. 1079
                                  S.D. 1
                                  H.D. 3
                                  C.D. 1




Honorable Norman Mizuguchi
President of the Senate
Twentieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 1999
State of Hawaii

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twentieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 1999
State of Hawaii

Sir:

     Your Committee on Conference on the disagreeing vote of the
Senate to the amendments proposed by the House of Representatives
in S.B. No. 1079, S.D. 1, H.D. 3, entitled:  

     "A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PERMIT PROCESSING," 

having met, and after full and free discussion, has agreed to
recommend and does recommend to the respective Houses the final
passage of this bill in an amended form.

     The purpose of this measure is to:

     (1)  Change the name of the consolidated application process
          to the facilitated application process;

     (2)  Expand the membership of the permit process task force;

     (3)  Limit the permit process task force's focus to county
          building permit applications requiring state approval;
          and


 
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     (4)  Establish a sunset date for the task force of June 30,
          2002.

     Your Committee on Conference has amended this measure to
return to the language of the Senate Draft, added language from
the House Draft to clarify that the permits include county
permits, and has made technical amendments.

     Your Committee on Conference is in accord with the intent
and purpose of S.B. No. 1079, S.D. 1, H.D. 3, as amended herein,
and recommends that it pass Final Reading in the form attached
hereto as S.B. No. 1079, S.D. 1, H.D. 3, C.D. 1.

                                   Respectfully submitted,

MANAGERS ON THE PART OF THE        MANAGERS ON THE PART OF THE
            HOUSE                             SENATE
                                   
                                   
                                   
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ROBERT N. HERKES, Co-Chair         LORRAINE R. INOUYE, Chair
                                   
                                   
                                   
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RON MENOR, Co-Chair                JAN YAGI BUEN, Member
                                   
                                   
                                   
______________________________     ______________________________
SYLVIA J. LUKE, Co-Chair           SAM SLOM, Member



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JERRY L. CHANG, Member



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JIM RATH, Member


 
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