THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2879

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. The Hawaii Revised Statutes is amended by adding a new chapter to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"CHAPTER

PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT

-1 Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to recognize the State's role in co-managing the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.

-2 Definitions. As used in this chapter:

"Department" means the department of land and natural resources.

"Monument" means the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument as established by Presidential Proclamation 8031 of June 15, 2006 (71 FR 36443), under the authority of the U.S. Antiquities Act (16 U.S.C. 431).

-3 Lead agency. The department is designated as the lead state agency to co-manage the monument in accordance with Presidential Proclamation 8031 of June 15, 2006 (71 FR 36443) and the December 8, 2006 memorandum of agreement between the department, the United States Department of Interior, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and the United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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BY REQUEST


 


 

Report Title:

Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

 

Description:

Recognizes the State's role in co-managing the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

 

 

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