HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Rep. Clift Tsuji, Chair

Rep. Jessica Wooley, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER, LAND, & OCEAN RESOURCES

Rep. Ken Ito, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida Cabanilla

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1152

(SSCR605)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.

Establishes a one hundred year moratorium on the development of agricultural lands located in state senate districts twenty-two and twenty-three for which general planning has not commenced; sunsets on 6/30/2109.

 

AGR/WLO, JUD

SB 1345, SD1

(SSCR691)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Provides for fair compensation, including an automatic lease extension, when leased public land for agricultural or pastoral uses is withdrawn, condemned, or taken for public purposes. Effective 07/01/90. (SD1)

 

WLO/AGR, FIN

SB 633, SD1

(SSCR554)

Status

RELATING TO WATER.

Increases the representation of homestead farmers on the Molokai irrigation system water users advisory board. (SD1)

 

WLO/AGR, HAW

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 1 copy (including an original) to Room 327 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8544(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to AGRtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-8480 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Ken Ito

Chair

 

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Rep. Clift Tsuji

Chair