STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1424

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 1150

S.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Agriculture, to which was referred S.B. No. 1150, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Department of Agriculture for its efforts to reduce the population of feral pigs.

 

The Hawaii Crop Improvement Association, Hawaii Farm Bureau, Hawaii Cattlemen's Council, Maui Chamber of Commerce, Maui County Farm Bureau, Rancho Aloha, Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, Kani Wildlife Control, and many individuals supported this measure. Animal Rights Hawaii opposed this measure. The Department of Agriculture and Department of Land and Natural Resources provided comments.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Agriculture that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1150, S.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

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

 

 

 

 

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RICHARD P. CREAGAN, Chair