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, February 14, 2018

TIME:

10:30 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 ADDED to the agenda: HB2380

 

HB 2038, HD1

(HSCR146-18)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Authorizes religious, charitable, educational, and other nonprofit organizations to provide shelter to homeless persons, including by hosting temporary encampments on property owned by the organization. Prohibits counties from enacting ordinances that substantially burden the provision of shelter on an organization's own property. Limits county liability. (HB2038 HD1)

 

HHS/HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 2468, HD1

(HSCR283-18)

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Establishes a Hawaii beach preservation special fund. Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) to expend moneys from the Hawaii Beach Preservation Special Fund to purchase lands threatened by sea level rise or beach erosion. Requires DLNR to manage the purchased lands. Creates a working group within the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission to determine appropriate funding mechanisms for the Hawaii beach preservation special fund. Establishes a North Shore Oahu Pilot Program under DLNR to explore managed retreat options. Appropriates funds. (HB2468 HD1)

 

OMH, WAL, FIN

HB 2380

Status

RELATING TO DISPOSITION WITHIN STATE BOATING FACILITIES.

Clarifies that the Board of Land and Natural Resources may lease all fast lands and submerged lands within any existing state boating facility pursuant to a request for proposals without regard to section 200-2.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

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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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.

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair