HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Chair

Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Chris Todd

 

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER, LAND, & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Chris Todd, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. David A. Tarnas

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

TIME:

11:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1564

Status

RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.

Establishes the Hawaii beach preservation revolving fund within the state treasury. Establishes a low-interest contingent mortgage financing pilot program to encourage certain shoreline property owners to relocate mauka of expected sea level rise and erosion hazard zones. Increases the conveyance tax rates for oceanfront properties with a value of $10,000,000 or higher and for which the purchaser is ineligible for a county homeowner's exemption on property tax. Allocates for deposit into the Hawaii beach preservation revolving fund 100% of conveyance tax revenues collected on oceanfront property that is not owner-occupied. Amends coastal zone management laws to further protect against impacts of sea level rise and coastal erosion. Appropriates funds.

 

EEP/WLH, CPC, FIN

HB 1407

Status

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

Expands the scope of the carbon offset program. Establishes a carbon offset revolving fund to assist in the fulfillment of the purposes of the carbon offset program. Appropriates funds.

 

EEP/WLH, CPC, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair

 

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Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Chair