STAND. COM. REP. NO. 930-14

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2014

 

RE: S.B. No. 2874

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Seventh State Legislature

Regular Session of 2014

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Water & Land, to which was referred S.B. No. 2874 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require that at least one member of the Board of Land and Natural Resources have a background in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaiian Affairs Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and one individual.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Water & Land that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2874 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to the Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water & Land,

 

 

 

 

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CINDY EVANS, Chair