HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Chris Todd, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

TIME:

10:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2050

Status

RELATING TO PRIVATE ROADS.

Requires the attorney general to condemn parts of Auld Lane, Rawlins Lane, 'Iao Lane, and Akau Lane.

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

HB 1970

Status

RELATING TO HUNTING.

Establishes the Hawaii apprentice hunting license program. Allows a license holder to participate in hunting under certain conditions.

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

HB 1919

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Requires that construction and renovation of publicly funded residential housing incorporate housing visitability standards.

 

WAL, CPC, FIN

HB 2027

Status

RELATING TO WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATION.

Requires the Auditor to review the water quality certification process of the Department of Health Clean Water Branch.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1987

Status

RELATING TO STREAMS.

Appropriates funds to the Commission on Water Resource Management for a study on streamflows in the State.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2013

Status

RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT.

Appropriates funds to upgrade the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement's trucks currently in use in Hawaii county.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1977

Status

RELATING TO FLOOD MITIGATION.

Requires the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to develop a strategic regional flood plan.

 

WAL, PBS/VMI, FIN

HB 1973

Status

RELATING TO THE LAND USE COMMISSION.

Authorizes the Land Use Commission to compel any public agency to comply with its duties, responsibilities, and statutory requirements regarding conservation districts.

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

 

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 1 copies (including an original) to Room 305 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8484 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6150 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair