STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1390
RE: S.B. No. 1526
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred S.B. No. 1526, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CONSERVATION ENFORCEMENT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to enhance the functionality and usefulness of the DLNRTip app, with the aim of increasing the rate of reporting of criminal activity within the State to the Division of Conservation and Resource Enforcement, by appropriating $125,000 for a DLNRTip app administrator, software upgrades, and app enhancements.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i and many individuals. Your Committee received testimony with comments on this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the appropriation to an unspecified amount;
(2) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2049; 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 Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1526, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1526, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs,
RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair