STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1151

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 1460

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 Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1460, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE BOATING PROGRAM,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to allow funds from the Boating Special Fund to be used for day-use mooring buoy systems by:

 

(1) Redefining "state boating facility" to include day-use mooring buoy systems; and

 

(2) Specifying that the costs for any state boating facility may be paid from the Boating Special Fund.

 

Ocean Tourism Coalition, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Calypso Charters, Trilogy Corporation, Malama Kai Foundation, and an individual testified in support of this measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources provided comments on this measure.

 

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. 1460, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair