STAND. COM. REP. NO. 976
RE: H.B. No. 1487
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. 1487, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Establish the Honolulu Shoreline Climate Protection Pilot Project to develop a plan to protect the shoreline of urban Honolulu from the impacts of climate change which may be used as a model for the State; and
(2) Appropriate funds for the Pilot Project; provided that the City and County of Honolulu matches half of the sum appropriated.
IMUAlliance, The Nature Conservancy, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, and an individual submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Planning, and Sierra Club of Hawai‘i 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. 1487, 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