STAND. COM. REP. NO. 157-18
RE: H.B. No. 2102
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.B. No. 2102 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO NUTRIENT CYCLING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to support the development of nutrient cycling agricultural practices in Hawaii by establishing and funding a Regional Nutrient Cycling Pilot Program on Maui and imposing reporting requirements on the Department of Agriculture.
The Department of Agriculture, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Hawaii Center for Food Safety, We Are One, Inc., and several concerned individuals supported this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to January 28, 2045; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for consistency, clarity, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2102, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2102, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Agriculture.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection,
CHRIS LEE, Chair