STAND. COM. REP. NO. 782

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 502

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

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. 502, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO RURAL DISTRICTS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize the counties to determine the appropriateness of allowing dwellings on each quarter acre, rather than half-acre, of lands in rural districts; provided that the dwellings are consistent with the county general plan and community development plans.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii Association of REALTORS. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Agriculture.

 

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. 502, H.D. 2, 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