THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1385

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

S.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE KANEOHE BAY REGIONAL COUNCIL.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 200D-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended as follows:

1. By amending subsection (a) to read:

"(a) There is established within the department of land and natural resources, for administrative purposes only, the Kaneohe Bay regional council[; provided that except for the participation on the council of the two representatives from the department of land and natural resources as ex officio nonvoting members pursuant to subsection (c) and except as provided under section 26-35, the]. The department of land and natural resources shall [not] provide administrative support to the council, including providing staff, drafting, and other support at council meetings[.]; provided that the department has adequate funding and staff available to provide administrative support to the council. The council shall be composed of seven voting members appointed by the governor in accordance with section 26-34 and ex officio, nonvoting members as provided in subsection (c). The members shall serve without compensation."

2. By amending subsection (e) to read:

"(e) The chairperson shall be [the administrator of the aquatic resources division.] selected by the members on an annual and rotating basis."

SECTION 2. Section 200D-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"200D-4 [Annual meeting.] Council meetings. The council shall schedule and conduct a meeting in accordance with chapter 92 [in each year of its operation.] each quarter."

SECTION 3. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $25,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2019-2020 and the same sum or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2020-2021 for a 0.5 FTE position to assist the Kaneohe Bay regional council during meetings.

The sums appropriated shall be expended by the department of land and natural resources for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 4. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect on December 31, 2050.



 

Report Title:

DLNR; Kaneohe Bay Regional Council; Chairperson; Meetings; Appropriation

 

Description:

Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to provide administrative support to the Kaneohe Bay regional council. Requires that the chairperson be selected by the members on an annual and rotating basis. Requires the council to meet quarterly. Appropriates moneys to the Department for a 0.5 FTE staff position to assist the council during meetings. Effective 12/31/2050. (SD2)

 

 

 

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