STAND. COM. REP. NO. 839
RE: H.B. No. 505
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Sixth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2011
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 505, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO FLOOD MITIGATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to protect life and property by appropriating funds for flood mitigation efforts:
(1) On Farrington Highway between Maili and Nanakuli on the island of Oahu; and
(2) In the Lualualei Valley area on the island of Oahu.
Several concerned individuals testified in support of this bill. The Department of Transportation and the Department of Defense submitted comments.
Your Committee has amended this bill by:
(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2030, to encourage continued discussion; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 505, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 505, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
MARCUS R. OSHIRO, Chair