HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

TIME:

11:00AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1509

(HSCR518)

Status

RELATING TO WATER MANAGEMENT.

Requires the State and counties to consider storm water management in the development of the Hawaii Water Resource Protection Plan.

 

EEP, WAL

HB 715

(HSCR343)

Status

RELATING TO URBAN AGRICULTURE.

Requires the counties to incorporate urban agriculture principles and policies in land use planning and to allow urban agriculture as a residential use in a residentially designated zone.

 

AGR, WAL

HB 54

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

Prohibits the Chairperson of BLNR from adopting any rule with respect to a small boat harbor where a marine fueling station has been established that requires the exclusive fueling of vessels from that station only.

 

WAL

HB 117, HD2

(HSCR508)

Status

RELATING TO MARINE RESOURCES.

Requires all motorized recreational vessels operating in nearshore waters to observe no-wake zones at specified beaches. (HB117 HD2)

 

OMH, WAL

HB 329

Status

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Allows counties to submit their general plans to LUC for review and to request land use boundary amendments in conformance with those plans.

 

WAL

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours 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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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If during the course of the hearing it appears that there will not be sufficient time to allow everyone to be heard, the chairperson reserves the right to limit the remaining testifiers to three minutes.  This three minute policy will be enforced to ensure fairness and adequate consideration to all bills.

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair