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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 2, 2018

TIME:

9:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB2275

 

HB 2197

Status

RELATING TO THE LAND USE COMMISSION.

Requires the Land Use Commission to monitor and evaluate the enforcement of laws on conservation lands by the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Requires the Land Use Commission to submit an annual report to the Legislature regarding its findings.

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

HB 2275

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Requires certain private streets, highways, or thoroughfares in a development district of the HCDA to conform to county construction and maintenance standards. Requires owners of private streets, highways, or thoroughfares in a development district to be responsible for the costs of conforming and maintaining the private roads to county standards. Authorizes private civil injunctive actions in the circuit courts to enforce compliance. Repeal on 6/30/2023.

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

HB 2543

Status

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

Establishes within the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency an emergency management watershed team, which shall have the authority to access any state, county, or private real property within the State for the limited purpose of clearing the mouth of certain streams in preparation for the imminent approach of a hurricane. Appropriates funds.

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

HB 2641

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Establishes procedures for designating public land redevelopment districts, planning committees, district redevelopment plans, and designated redevelopment district revolving funds. Establishes powers and duties of planning committees. Modifies public land lease restrictions. Appropriates funds. Establishes the Waiakea peninsula redevelopment district, planning committee, and revolving fund until 6/30/2028.

 

WAL, EDB, FIN

HB 2122

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Clarifies the interests that must be represented by members of the HCDA representing community development districts. Requires the senate president and the speaker of the house of representatives to nominate representatives of the several community development districts to the HCDA, and requires those representatives to be nominated only as a resident representative or a small business owner or nonprofit organization representative, but not both.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2419

Status

RELATING TO PORT INFRASTRUCTURE.

Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to create a strategic plan for maintenance dredging of important port and harbor locations and report the plan to the Legislature. Appropriates funds.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2073

Status

RELATING TO URBAN REDEVELOPMENT.

Authorizes a local redevelopment agency to contract with a developer for construction of non-residential uses on public land within a redevelopment area. Exempts construction of works or improvements of a redevelopment project from General Excise and Use Taxes.

 

WAL, 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.

 

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PAPER: 10 copies (including an original) to Room 305 in the State Capitol;

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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