HI HB772 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB772


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-30 - Referred to WAL, FIN, referral sheet 3
Pending: House Water & Land Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Specifies, in the State Water Code, that fire safety use is a beneficial use of fresh water. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources, in consultation with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, to cooperate with the counties and reservoir owners to develop protocols and agreements for the use of reservoir waters for fire safety purposes.

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Relating To Water.



2023-01-30HouseReferred to WAL, FIN, referral sheet 3
2023-01-23HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2023-01-20HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

HB772 (Carry Over) 2023-01-30 - Referred to WAL, FIN, referral sheet 3
SB1065 (Same As) 2023-01-31 - Re-Referred to WTL, JDC/WAM.


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