THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER AND LAND

Senator Clayton Hee, Chair

Senator Russell S. Kokubun, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Monday, January 28, 2008

TIME:

2:45 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 414

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2198

Testimony

RELATING TO LAND CONSERVATION.

Provides a tax credit to encourage the preservation and protection of conservation land in the State.

 

WTL, EDT, WAM

SB 2405

Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Provides an enhanced tax credit for owners who donate their hazard-prone property to a public entity, or private non-profit land trust, for a permanent non-developmental purpose that is related to a public use.

 

WTL, EDT, WAM

SB 2528

Testimony

RELATING TO STATE PARKS ON KAUAI.

Establishes a sub-account under the state parks special fund into which 100% of the proceeds collected from the various fees collected at the Kokee state park and Waimea canyon state park, less any net amounts due to OHA, will be deposited and used to cover the cost of repair, maintenance, and operation at the Kokee state park and Waimea canyon state park.

 

WTL, WAM

SB 2747

Testimony

RELATING TO HUNTING.

Provides the board and the department of land and natural resources with the power to make rule changes and decisions regarding hunting without going through the rulemaking process.

 

WTL, JDL

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

Persons wishing to testify should submit testimony in one of the following ways at least 24 hours prior to the hearing:

 

·         In person:  1 copy of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 228, State Capitol.

 

·         By fax:  Testimony may 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 which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing.

 

·         By Email:  Testimony may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Legislature's Public Access Room at testimony@capitol.hawaii.gov.  Please indicate to which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

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

 

Please note:  Documents made available through the Testimony hyperlink(s) above may not be posted until the start of the hearing.

 

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 586-6874.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Clayton Hee

Chair