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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 10, 2014

TIME:

8:45 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

 

 

SB 2082, SD1

(SSCR2643)

Status

RELATING TO LAND COURT.

Authorizes additional land court fees to be established by court or administrative rule. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

SB 2747

(SSCR2703)

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

SB 2876, SD2

(SSCR2739)

Status

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 12, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO ASSIST DAM AND RESERVOIR OWNERS.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize the State to issue special purpose revenue bonds and use the proceeds from the bonds to assist dam and reservoir owners. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

SB 3063, SD2

(SSCR2680)

Status

RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF LANDS IN WAIPIO VALLEY.

Establishes a temporary working group to study and make recommendations for the preservation of natural, cultural, and historic resources in Waipio valley. Makes an appropriation for the purchase of land in Waipio valley. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL, OMH, FIN

SB 2274, SD1

(SSCR2811)

Status

RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE LIVING.

Establishes a permit that exempts sustainable living research and sites from certain county codes, ordinances, and rules. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

WAL, EEP, FIN

SB 3122, SD2

(SSCR2699)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Authorizes residential development on certain specified parcels of land owned by the office of Hawaiian affairs in Kakaako. Requires applicants for residential development to hold a public hearing regarding a plan or proposal for residential development in Kakaako and consider all written and oral submissions from the hearing prior to submitting the plan or proposal to HCDA for approval. Requires HCDA to hold a public hearing and fully consider all written and oral submissions received at the hearings held by the applicant and the HCDA prior to approving any plan or proposal for residential development. Establishes a Kakaako makai association fee and Kakaako makai special account to fund various public services and projects in Kakaako. Exempts the Office of Hawaiian Affairs from section 206E-12, HRS, regarding the dedication of public facilities by developers as a condition of development in Kakaako. Effective 07/01/50. (SD2)

 

WAL, OMH, FIN

SB 2874

(SSCR2475)

Status

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.

Amends the composition of the Board of Land and Natural Resources by requiring that at least one member shall have a background in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices.

 

WAL, OMH, JUD

SB 2875

(SSCR2474)

Status

RELATING TO THE ENDANGERED SPECIES RECOVERY COMMITTEE.

Amends the composition of the Endangered Species Recovery Committee by adding a member possessing a background in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices.

 

WAL, OMH, JUD

SB 2248, SD2

(SSCR2647)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND LIABILITY.

Makes permanent Act 82, Session Laws of Hawaii 2003, as amended, relating to the limitations of liability for public entities based on the duty to warn of dangers on public lands. Extends the conclusive presumption of signage as legally adequate warning of dangerous non-natural conditions on unimproved public lands. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

SB 2953, SD1

(SSCR2781)

Status

RELATING TO STATE RESOURCES ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.

Specifies that twenty per cent of royalties from geothermal resources on DHHL lands shall be paid to the DHHL and twenty per cent shall be paid to the county in which the geothermal resources are located. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

WAL, OMH, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony no later than 6:00 pm 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.

 

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Rep. Cindy Evans

Chair