STAND. COM. REP. NO. 950

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 1020

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1020, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ADAPTIVE NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize the Board of Land and Natural Resources to temporarily adopt, amend, and repeal certain natural resource rules by formal board action at a publicly noticed meeting if the Board finds that the adoption, amendment, or repeal is necessary to implement effective and adaptive management measures in response to rapidly changing resource conditions.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Kuaāina Ulu Auamo, and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from one individual.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1020, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair