HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

TIME:

5:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 8

 

HB 586, HD1

(HSCR165)

Status

RELATING TO THE KANEOHE BAY REGIONAL COUNCIL.

Sunsets the Kaneohe Bay Regional Council but retains their plans, programs, and policies.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 980, HD1

(HSCR538)

Status

RELATING TO RECREATIONAL RENAISSANCE.

Fortifies the recreational renaissance program of the department of land and natural resources through various amendments to state law.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1766, HD1

(HSCR579)

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

Permits BLNR to lease submerged lands, in accordance with Chapter 190D, HRS, by public auction, RFP, or negotiation, in a state boating facility and permits DLNR to provide an RFP for a public-private partnership to develop Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor. Permits commercial use permits to be issued for vessels assigned moorings in Ala Wai and Keehi Boat Harbors. Provides for future mooring fees to be established by appraisal.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 271

(HSCR563)

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.

Permits the registrar of the bureau of conveyances to accept electronic documents with electronic signatures for recording.

 

WLO, JUD, FIN

HB 1145

(HSCR421)

Status

RELATING TO REMNANT LANDS.

Repeals the consolidation and use requirements for the sale of a state land remnant, and requires the proceeds from the sale of a state land remnant to be deposited into the Land Conservation Fund.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1552, HD1

(HSCR423)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Authorizes DLNR to issue long-term residential leases to qualified persons in state living parks. Establishes living park planning councils to develop state living park master plans to ensure the living park achieves its purpose and goals.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1712, HD1

(HSCR424)

Status

RELATING TO FISHING.

Requires DLNR to gather and use all available data to support the adoption of any rules to regulate the taking of uhu, weke/moana kali, and ulua/papio, and to develop a monitoring and evaluation program to determine the effects of any rules adopted.

 

WLO, FIN

 

 

 

 

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: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6001 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit through the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony

 

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 586-6200 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. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair