STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1147
RE: H.B. No. 1121
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1121, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO WATER SECURITY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to direct the Commission on Water Resource Management to conduct an update of the statewide framework for a future Hawaii water plan by addressing emerging issues, such as climate change, and to appropriate funds for the update.
The Department of Health, Honolulu Board of Water Supply, One World One Water, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Farm Bureau, and Maui County Farm Bureau submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture provided comments.
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. 1121, 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