HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Cindy Evans, Chair

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

COMMITTEE ON OCEAN, MARINE RESOURCES, & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 11, 2013

TIME:

9:30am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1007, SD2

(SSCR723)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND LIABILITY.

Amends and clarifies the definition of "improved public lands" for the limitation of liability for public entities based on the duty to warn of dangers on public lands. (SD2)

 

WAL/OMH, JUD, FIN

SB 722, SD2

(SSCR655)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Requires the department of accounting and general services to establish an inventory of public buildings, facilities, and sites on the lands of the public land trust to which state agencies hold title. Requires state agencies to provide the department of accounting and general services with an inventory of public buildings, facilities, and sites by January 1, 2014, all programs and hardware associated with the inventory, and an updated inventory of buildings and facilities annually. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL/OMH, FIN

SB 1170, SD2

(SSCR662)

Status

RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF VIOLATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.

Provides alternative civil enforcement options that may be utilized by the BLNR in the processing of natural and cultural resource violation cases. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL/OMH, JUD, FIN

SB 1009, SD1

(SSCR779)

Status

RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY.

Repeals the sunset date and makes permanent the law shielding county lifeguards from liability with certain exceptions. Takes effect 1/1/2020. (SD1)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

SB 1168, SD1

(SSCR782)

Status

RELATING TO LIMITED LIABILITY FOR MOUNTAIN CLIMBING, ROCK CLIMBING, RAPPELLING, AND BOULDERING ON GOVERNMENT LAND.

Clarifies that no public entity or public employee shall be liable to any person for injury or damage sustained on government land when engaged in mountain climbing, rock climbing, rappelling, and bouldering. Defines rock climbing and bouldering. (SD1)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

HCR 26

Status

SUBMITTING TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR REVIEW OF ACTION TAKEN BY THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON A LAND EXCHANGE AND SALE OF PROPERTY.

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony NO LATER THAN 5pm Sunday, March 10, 2013. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 10 copies (including an original) to Room 328 in the State Capitol;

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website 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 586-8510 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. Faye P. Hanohano

Chair

 

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Rep. Cindy Evans

Chair