STAND. COM. REP. NO. 792-18
RE: H.B. No. 2539
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2539, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITIES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require a notice and public hearing by the counties when a parcel of land included within a community master plan is proposed for sale and intended to be used for a purpose other than as proposed in the community master plan.
The Royal Kunia Community Association, Ho‘omanapono Political Action Committee, and a concerned individual testified in support of this measure. The Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu testified in opposition. The Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2539, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair