HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Cindy Evans, Chair

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

COMMITTEE ON OCEAN, MARINE RESOURCES, & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, January 27, 2014

TIME:

9:30am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

HB 1618

Status

RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.

Requires that at least one member of the board of land and natural resources, other than the member appointed for having a background in conservation and natural resources, have demonstrated expertise in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices.

 

WAL/OMH, FIN

HB 1648

Status

RELATING TO SUBDIVISION DOCUMENTS.

Requires the DOT, DHHL, and DLNR to submit to the counties certain information on parcels located within a subdivision.

 

WAL/OMH, TRN

HB 1679

Status

RELATING TO THE DIAMOND HEAD SEAWALL.

Appropriates $3,000,000 for FY 2014-2015 to the department of land and natural resources for planning, design, and construction costs associated with assessing, repairing, and maintaining the Diamond Head seawall.

 

WAL/OMH, FIN

HB 1823

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Requires mediation in disputes regarding the fair market value or fair market rental of public lands. Provides for binding arbitration in the event of unsuccessful mediation.

 

WAL, CPC/JUD

HB 1830

Status

RELATING TO REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS.

Requires real estate appraisers, acting as arbitrators, to record arbitration awards, the record of an award, and any supplementary, dissenting, or explanatory opinions with the Bureau of Conveyances within a specified period of time. Effective July 1, 2014.

 

WAL, CPC

HB 1904

Status

RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.

Appropriates funds for FY 2014-2015 to the Hawaii invasive species council for education regarding and the prevention and eradication of invasive species on the island of Hawaii.

 

WAL, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Wednesday January 22, 2014.

 

HB 1519

Status

 

RELATING TO COUNTY ZONING FOR GROUP LIVING FACILITIES.

Authorizes counties to require group living facilities to meet zoning requirements regarding traffic safety and congestion, elevated noise levels, and commercial deliveries. Defines geographic separation as at least 2,000 feet.

 

WAL, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony no later than 6:00pm the night prior to the hearing. 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; or

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 586-8400 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