STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3183
RE: S.B. No. 2398
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2022
State of Hawaii
Your Committees on Ways and Means and Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 2398, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY,"
beg leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to establish the Pulehunui Community Development District to assist in the development of public lands in Pulehunui, Maui.
Your Committees received written comments in support of this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Hawaii Community Development Authority, and the Chair of the Maui County Council.
Your Committees received written comments in opposition to this measure from the League of Women Voters of Hawaii.
Your Committees received written comments on this measure from the Department of Budget and Finance and one individual.
Your Committees find that establishing a dedicated development district will allow the governing board to access various forms of federal funding to develop lands within the district.
Your Committees have amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on the measure; and
(2) Making technical nonsubstantive amendments for purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Ways and Means and Judiciary that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2398, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommend that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2398, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Ways and Means and Judiciary,
KARL RHOADS, Chair
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair