STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1711

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: S.B. No. 791

S.D. 2

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 S.B. No. 791, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO VESSELS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to amend provisions regarding the designation, impoundment, and disposal of unauthorized, abandoned, grounded, and derelict vessels on state property or in the waters of the State to more quickly address these vessels and relevant proceedings.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii Reef and Ocean Coalition. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

 

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. 791, S.D. 2, 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