STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1688
RE: S.B. No. 140
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 140, S.D. 2, H.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Require the Hawaii Community Development Authority to develop a transit-oriented development zone improvement program;
(2) Amend the membership of the Hawaii Community Development Authority for matters affecting transit-oriented development zones; and
(3) Authorize the Hawaii Community Development Authority to establish transit-oriented development zones for lands within county-designated transit-oriented development zones or within a one-half mile radius around proposed or existing transit stations, under certain circumstances.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Planning, and Hawaii Community Development Authority. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from two individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from Hawaii's Thousand Friends.
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 S.B. No. 140, S.D. 2, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair