THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2463

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

Relating to pigs.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 183D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"183D-   Wild or feral pigs; hunting regulations. (a) It shall be lawful for any person with a valid hunting license to take wild or feral pigs (Sus scrofa) on Mauna Kea with no bag limitation and with dogs.

(b) For the purposes of this section, "Mauna Kea" means all real property that is situated on the mountain on the island of Hawaii known variously as Mauna Kea, Maunakea, Mauna a Wakea, Mauna O Wakea, Ka Mauna a Kea, or Mauna Akea and held in trust by the State and identified as government lands of Kaohe, Hamakua District, Hawaii, tax map keys:

(1) (3) 4-4-015:09;

(2) (3) 4-4-015:12; and

(3) That portion of (3) 4-4-015:01 serving as a road easement comprising 70.798 acres."

SECTION 2. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $           or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2020-2021 to install one-way pig gates on the fencing surrounding the watershed on Mauna Kea.

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

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Feral Pigs; Hunting; DLNR; Appropriation

 

Description:

Allows any person with a valid hunting license to take wild or feral pigs on Mauna Kea with no bag limitation and with dogs. Appropriates funds to the department of land and natural resources to install one-way pig gates on the fencing surrounding the watershed on Mauna Kea.

 

 

 

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