THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Senator Jan Yagi Buen, Chair

Senator Jonathan Chun, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Senator David Matsuura, Chair

Senator Jan Yagi Buen, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, January 31, 2001

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 225

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

A G E N D A

HHS/AGT

     

SB 2133

RELATING TO THE FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM.

Appropriates $210,000 matching funds to implement a farmersí market nutrition program in Hawaii under the guidelines established by the United States Department of Agriculture.

HHS/AGT, WAM

     

AGT ONLY

   
     

SB 2121

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PAPAYA RESEARCH.

Appropriates funds to research micropropagation and performance of the top papaya lines.

AGT, WAM

     

SB 2131

RELATING TO THE MOLOKAI IRRIGATION SYSTEM.

Increases the appropriation ceiling of the Molokai Irrigation System revolving fund by $1. Issues revenue bonds in the sum of $1 to implement the recommendations of the Hawaii Agriculture Research Center to the Molokai Irrigation System to develop new water sources, improve the current system, and conduct management actions.

AGT, WAM

     

SB 2135

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AGRICULTURAL WATER DEVELOPMENT.

Appropriates $45,000,000 for agricultural water development; restricts $5,000,000 for federal aid financing or reimbursement.

AGT, WAM

     

SB 2136

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE CONTROL OF FIREWEED.

Appropriates $50,000 to implement short-term methods for the control of fireweed.

AGT, WAM

     

SB 2236

RELATING TO TREE FARMS.

Requires owners of tree farms to replant harvested properties with native trees.

AGT, WLE

     

SB 2340

RELATING TO LIVESTOCK.

Expands the species of livestock theft of which would be a class C felony.

AGT, JDC

     

SB 2345

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR TARO RESEARCH.

Appropriates funds for research on taro disease and related problems.

AGT, WAM

     

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW, IF TIME PERMITS.

Persons wishing to testify should submit 30 copies of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 228, State Capitol 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony may also be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to whom the testimony is being submitted, the date and time of the hearing, and the required number of copies needed for submittal.

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign language interpreter, wheelchair accessibility, or parking designated for the disabled) please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

Public Folder. A folder labeled "Public Folder" containing the measures and testimonies for the hearing will be available for shared use by members of the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-7340.

 

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Senator David Matsuura

Chair

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Senator Jan Yagi Buen

Chair