STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1463

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 935

S.D. 1

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 Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred S.B. No. 935, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR WATER REUSE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance capital improvement projects for water reuse systems at Kanaha Beach Park on Maui and Kealakehe wastewater treatment facility on Hawaii Island.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Mayor of the County of Hawaii, Councilmember representing District 8 of the Hawaii County Council, Hawaii County Department of Environmental Management, Maui County Department of Water Supply, Honolulu Board of Water Supply, The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, Ulupono Initiative, Hawaii Community Foundation, and One World One Water. Your Committee received testimony with comments on this measure from the Department of Health.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2049; and

 

(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for 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. 935, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 935, 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,

 

 

 

 

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RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair