STAND. COM. REP. NO. 998-18
RE: H.B. No. 2419
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. 2419, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PORT INFRASTRUCTURE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Requiring the Department of Land and Natural Resources to create a strategic plan for maintenance dredging for small boat harbors, channels, ramps, and other important port infrastructure in the State and submit a report, including the strategic plan, to the Legislature prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2019; and
(2) Appropriating funds for creating the strategic plan for maintenance dredging of harbor and port locations.
The Ocean Tourism Coalition, Quicksilver Charters, Calypso Charters, and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii supported this measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources submitted comments on this measure.
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. 2419, 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