HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

 

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Cindy Evans, Chair

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

TIME:

10:30am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1171, SD1

(SSCR631)

Status

RELATING TO THE REVIEW OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROJECTS.

Authorizes the phased review of certain projects by the Department of Land and Natural Resources' State Historic Preservation Division to ensure consistency between state and federal law. Effective January 1, 2050. Deletes language that provided the governor with the option to request the Hawaii advisory council on historic preservation to report an action to overrule or sustain a department when an agency, officer, or other person is dissatisfied with a decision of the Hawaii historic places review board. (SD1)

 

TRN/WAL, FIN

SB 803, SD2

(SSCR713)

Status

RELATING TO WATER.

Establishes a two-year pilot program requiring DAGS, DOT, and DLNR to implement irrigation water conservation best management practices, as established by the Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii. Requires DAGS, DOT, and DLNR to submit a report regarding the results of the pilot program. Makes an appropriation. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL/TRN, FIN

SB 1357, SD2

(SSCR577)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Allows state agencies that assume maintenance of disputed roads to improve the condition of the disputed road without incurring liability. Specifies that if a county accepts by resolution the dedication of a road in limbo, the county shall not be liable for injury or damage sustained while using that road for ten years after acceptance of that road by resolution. Specifies that a county agency maintaining or repairing a road whose ownership is in dispute between the State and the county shall not be liable to any person for injury or damage sustained when using that road. Effective 7/01/50. Repeals December 31, 2023 (SD2)

 

WAL/TRN, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 1 copies (including an original) to Room 327 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6221 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If during the course of the hearing it appears that there will not be sufficient time to allow everyone to be heard, the chairperson reserves the right to limit the remaining testifiers to three minutes. This three minute policy will be enforced to ensure fairness and adequate consideration to all bills.

 

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Rep. Cindy Evans

Chair

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair