THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

580

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE, 2011

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO AQUATIC LIFE.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 190, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding two new sections to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"190-A Conservation districts established; island of Maui. In addition to the existing marine life conservation districts, including the marine life conservation districts on the island of Maui at Honolua-Mokuleia Bay and Molokini Shoal, the department of land and natural resources shall establish two additional marine life conservation districts, each one extending three miles or less from the shoreline, as that term is defined in section 205A-1, of the island of Maui into state marine waters.

190-B Conservation districts; reporting requirements. The division of aquatic resources of the department of land and natural resources shall submit an annual report on the effectiveness and enforcement of the marine life conservation districts established pursuant to section 190-A to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of each regular session, beginning with the legislative session of 2013."

SECTION 2. In codifying the new sections added by section 1 of this Act, the revisor of statutes shall substitute appropriate section numbers for the letters used in designating the new sections in this Act.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on January 1, 2012.

 


 


 

Report Title:

Marine Life Conservation Districts; Maui

 

Description:

Establishes two new marine life conservation districts on the island of Maui. Requires the division of aquatic resources of the department of land and natural resources to report to the legislature on the effectiveness and enforcement of the conservation district designation. Effective 1/1/2012. (SD1)

 

 

 

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