Hawaii State Legislature
2004 Legislative Session

HB1953 HD1

Generated on 7/19/2004 11:16:00 AM

Report Title: Beach Erosion; Shoreline Setbacks; Seawalls and Groins
Description: Requires that shoreline setbacks be established at a distance inland from the shoreline equal to 50 times the annual erosion rate for the area based on historic aerial photographs or the shoreline setback line established by the county, whichever is greater. Bans the construction of new seawalls and groins except where variances allowed for DOT. (HB1953 HD1)
Package: None
Introducer(s): WATERS
Current Referral:EDB, WLH

Date Status Text
1/26/2004HPass First Reading
1/26/2004HReferred to EDB, WLH, referral sheet 3
2/6/2004HBill scheduled to be heard by EDB on Monday, 02-09-04 at 8:30 am in House conference room 325.
2/9/2004HThe committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred until 2/17/2004.
2/13/2004HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 02-17-04 at 9:15 am in conference room 325.
2/17/2004HThe committees on EDB recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Schatz, Wakai, Abinsay, Chang, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Sonson, Tamayo; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Jernigan, Leong, Marumoto; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Herkes, B. Oshiro, Ontai.
2/20/2004HReported from the committee on EDB (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 367-04) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on WLH.
2/20/2004HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and referred to the committee(s) on WLH with Representative(s) Blundell, Fox, Jernigan, Meyer, Ontai voting no and Representative(s) Pendleton excused.

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ConAm = Constitutional Amendment