STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1141

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2023

 

RE: H.B. No. 1101

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-Second State Legislature

Regular Session of 2023

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1101, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO STORMWATER FEES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to exempt from county stormwater user fees state departments that maintain and operate stormwater management systems that are interconnected to a county stormwater system and prohibit a county from denying services to the State for nonpayment of user fees.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Transportation. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from one member of the Honolulu City Council, the Department of Facility Maintenance of the City and County of Honolulu, Building Owners and Managers Association of Hawaii, and Hawaii Community Foundation. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Tax Foundation of Hawaii.

 

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. 1101, 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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KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair