STAND. COM. REP. NO. 700

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 1171

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.B. No. 1171 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the Native Resources and Fire Protection Program.

 

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, The Nature Conservancy, Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species, and Hawai Cattlemens Council supported this measure. An individual provided comments.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Inserting language which authorizes positions and funding as follows:

LNR402 NATIVE RESOURCES AND FIRE PROTECTION PROGRAM

 

Fiscal Year 2020 Fiscal Year 2021

9.00* 9.00*

OPERATING LNR 4,987,795A 4,987,795A

LNR 500,00P 500,000P

LNR (95,117)N (95,117)N

(2) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2100, to encourage further discussion; and

 

(3) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1171, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1171, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection,

 

 

 

 

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NICOLE E. LOWEN, Chair