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 15, 2017

TIME:

10:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 987, SD1

(SSCR567)

Status

RELATING TO RECORDATION TRANSACTION FEES.

Expands the uses of the transaction fee authorized under Act 120, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, and clarifies that the transaction fee shall be repealed on the effective date of administrative rules adopted by the Department of Land and Natural Resources that include the establishment of a transaction fee or on July 1, 2022, whichever occurs first. (SD1)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 558, SD1

(SSCR746)

Status

RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.

Appropriates funds to the department of land and natural resources' division of forestry and wildlife, Maui branch, for invasive species technician positions in east Maui to address invasive plants and animals. Effective 3/9/2092. (SD1)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 1088, SD1

(SSCR745)

Status

RELATING TO CARBON FORESTRY CERTIFICATION.

Appropriates funds for certification of a reforestation carbon project at Haleakala, Maui, operated by DLNR, under an established forest carbon standard certification system. Requires DLNR to submit an annual report on the project certification to the governor and legislature. Effective 7/1/2099. (SD1)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 717, SD2

(SSCR832)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC REAL PROPERTY.

Establishes a temporary program to clean up state real property after the departure of persons who have illegally camped or lodged on state real property. Requires the Governor to designate the state executive department responsible for the program. Establishes a temporary sheriff patrol program to enforce laws against illegally camping, trespassing, or being present on state real property. Makes appropriations. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

SB 895, SD1

(SSCR719)

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL TRESPASS.

Establishes the offense of criminal trespass onto state lands to the penal code. Amends the offenses of criminal trespass in the second degree to apply to government agricultural property regardless of whether it is fenced, enclosed, or otherwise secured. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

WAL, JUD

 

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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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