Hawaii State Legislature
2002 Legislative Session

HB1797

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Measure Title: RELATING TO THE HAWAII AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION ACT.
Report Title: Agricultural Lands; Preservation ($)
Description: Allows owners of agricultural lands, subject to approval of chairperson of board of agriculture and county council, to place lands in agricultural preservation districts. Provides criteria for eligibility. Restricts uses of lands in districts to agricultural uses. Exempts agricultural products produced in districts from GET, and exempts lands from property taxes.
Package: None
Companion:
Introducer(s): KANOHO, ABINSAY
Current Referral:AGR/WLU, FIN

Date Status Text
1/17/2002HIntroduced
1/18/2002HPass First Reading
1/22/2002HReferred to AGR/WLU, FIN, referral sheet 1.
1/29/2002HBill scheduled to be heard by AGR/WLU on Friday, 02-01-02 at 8:30 am in House conference room 325.
2/1/2002HThe committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred until Monday, 02/04/02.
2/4/2002HThe committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred.
2/8/2002HBill scheduled for decision making on Thursday, 02-14-02 at 8:00 am in conference room 325.
2/14/2002HThe committees on AGR recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Abinsay, Cabreros, Case, Chang, Magaoay, Suzuki, Davis, Gomes; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Ahu Isa, Takumi, Halford, Whalen.
2/14/2002HThe committees on WLU recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Kanoho, Hale, Jaffe, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Morita, B. Oshiro, Schatz; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Ito, Bukoski, Meyer.

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment