HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

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:

Friday, January 29, 2010

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1311, SD1

(HSCR1125)

Status

RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.

Exempts UH from permitting or application requirements when carrying out repair and maintenance relating to the Hawaii marine laboratory refuge. (SD1)

 

HED, WLO

HB 1775

Status

RELATING TO FISHING.

Prohibits importation to the State or possession of shark fins unless the fins were taken from a shark landed whole in the State. Applies prohibition to any vessel stopping to refuel or offload cargo or otherwise in transit through waters of the State. Establishes presumption regarding possession of shark fins not attached to the carcass.

 

WLO, JUD, FIN

HB 1953

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Imposes the general excise tax at the rate of 1.0% on the gross proceeds from the sale of real property less deductions for real estate salespersons' commissions and conveyance tax payments. Takes effect on 07/01/10 and sunsets on 06/30/15. Appropriates revenues for state programs and projects to accommodate land development and population growth resulting from land use plans and policies.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 2347

Status

RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM TERM OF COMMERCIAL USE AND OPERATOR PERMITS FOR THRILL CRAFT AND PARASAILING.

Removes the twenty-year limit for state parasailing permits.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 2389

Status

RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.

Makes it a class C felony to assault a water safety officer who is engaged in the performance of duty.

 

WLO, JUD

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 1 copies (including an original) to Room 438 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8504(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islanders with no e-mail access); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from 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.

 

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Rep. Ken Ito

Chair