CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REP. NO. 118

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                 , 2009

 

RE:    H.B. No. 1552

       H.D. 2

       S.D. 2

       C.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fifth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2009

State of Hawaii

 

Honorable Colleen Hanabusa

President of the Senate

Twenty-Fifth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2009

State of Hawaii

 

Sir and Madam:

 

     Your Committee on Conference on the disagreeing vote of the House of Representatives to the amendments proposed by the Senate in H.B. No. 1552, H.D. 2, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS,"

 

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 bill is to promote and protect living parks as unique cultural and historical assets of this State by:

 

     (1)  Authorizing the Department of Land and Natural Resources to issue long-term residential leases to qualified persons; and

 

     (2)  Establishing a Living Park Planning Council to develop a master plan for each state living park.

 


     Your Committee on Conference has amended this bill by:

 

     (1)  Including a two-year moratorium on evictions of long-term tenants residing in Kahana Valley State Park who meet certain conditions;

 

     (2)  Changing the effective date to July 1, 2009; and

 

     (3)  Making technical, nonsubstantive changes for style, clarity, and conformity.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the managers of your Committee on Conference that is attached to this report, your Committee on Conference is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1552, H.D. 2, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Final Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1552, H.D. 2, S.D. 2, C.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the managers:

 

ON THE PART OF THE SENATE

 

ON THE PART OF THE HOUSE

 

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CLAYTON HEE, Chair

 

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KEN ITO, Co-Chair

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DONNA MERCADO KIM, Co-Chair

 

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SHARON E. HAR, Co-Chair