Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Water and Land Committee

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HISB2867Intro
25%
Temporarily transfers certain lands in West Maui to the Department of Accounting and General Services.
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2024-02-15
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HISB2976Intro
25%
Requires each county board of water supply or water board to prioritize the sustainable recharge of aquifers, ensure the health of watersheds, and, when allocating water for new development, prioritize the development of affordable housing over other...
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2024-02-15
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HISB3268Intro
25%
Prohibits any law, ordinance, or rule from establishing restrictions on the type of gear used for subsistence fishing.
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2024-02-14
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HISB2789Intro
25%
Permits film production on lands that are zoned for agricultural use. Establishes the Agricultural Film Production Land Use Oversight Committee to monitor and enforce compliance with regulations on film permit activities on agricultural zoned lands.
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2024-02-14
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HISB2811Intro
25%
Makes state agricultural tourism requirements applicable to all counties, instead of only counties that have adopted an agricultural tourism ordinance. Requires Land Use Commission to adopt rules that establish requirements applicable to all farms im...
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2024-02-14
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HISB2555Intro
25%
Establishes a state boating facility lease pilot program within the Department of Land and Natural Resources to lease one state small boat harbor for private development, management, maintenance, and operation in a county with a population of less th...
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2024-02-14
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HISB2157Intro
25%
Beginning 1/1/2025, requires rental kayaks to be registered and numbered with the Department of Land and Natural Resources and have the identification number affixed to the rental kayak. Requires the Department to establish fees for registration and ...
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2024-02-14
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HISB2893Intro
25%
Allows the Director of Transportation to exempt certain ground transportation facility projects from historic preservation review and the environmental impact statement law, subject to certain conditions.
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2024-02-13
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HISCR9Intro
25%
Authorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Waialae-iki, Honolulu, Oahu, For The Existing Revetment, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Thereon.
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2024-02-12
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HISCR8Intro
25%
Authorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Existing Boat Ramp And Concrete Wall, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Const...
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2024-02-12
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HISCR12Intro
25%
Authorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Maalaea Beach Lots, Waikapu, Wailuku, Maui, For The Existing Seawall, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Construc...
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2024-02-12
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HISCR11Intro
25%
Authorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Hauula, Koolauloa, Oahu, For The Existing Riprap Revetment, Ramp, And Rock Groin, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improveme...
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2024-02-12
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HISCR10Intro
25%
Authorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Existing Concrete Boat Ramp, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Th...
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2024-02-12
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HISCR7Intro
25%
Authorizing The Issuance Of A Perpetual, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Heeia, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Existing Drain, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Thereon.
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2024-02-12
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HISB2209Intro
25%
Amends the definition of "thrill craft" in the state boating law.
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2024-02-09
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HISB2658Intro
25%
Adds a minimum penalty of $50 and a maximum penalty of $60,000 per violation of the State Water Code and makes each day that a violation exists or continues to exist a separate offense. Requires the Commission on Water Resource Management to determin...
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2024-02-09
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HISB3339Intro
25%
Establishes the Red Hill remediation authority. Creates the Red Hill remediation special fund.
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2024-02-09
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HISB2838Intro
25%
Between 7/1/2024 and 12/31/2026, authorizes each county planning commission to petition for the redistricting of land from the agricultural to the rural district through the land use commission's declaratory ruling process. Sunsets 12/31/2026.
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2024-02-08
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HISB3053Intro
25%
Increases the conveyance tax rate for certain properties. Exempts conveyances of certain real property from the conveyance tax. Eliminates the cap on the amount of conveyance tax collections allocated to the land conservation fund and rental housing ...
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2024-02-08
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HISB2804Intro
25%
Authorizes large land owners to petition the Land Use Commission to allow the development of elderly housing on portions of agricultural lands.
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2024-02-08
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HISB2089Intro
25%
Specifies that fire safety use is a beneficial use of fresh water in the State Water Code. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources, in consultation with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, to cooperate with the counties and reservoi...
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2024-02-07
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HISB2175Intro
25%
Authorizes the counties to reclassify up to one hundred acres of land areas in certain rural, urban, and agricultural districts; provided that at least seventy-five per cent of the housing units on the land sought to be reclassified are set aside for...
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2024-02-07
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HISB2593Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Land and Natural Resources a Makua Valley task force to prepare for the transition of the management of the Makua military reservation from the United States Army upon the expiration of the Army's lease for the la...
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2024-02-07
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HISB3161Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to issue temporary threatened species licenses and draft administrative rules for the conservation of threatened species.
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2024-02-05
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HISB2205Intro
25%
Amends state boating law policy to include a provision to promote and attain every person's right to a clean and healthful environment. Prohibits the Department of Land and Natural Resources from renewing a commercial use permit if renewal would caus...
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2024-01-31
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HISB3367Intro
25%
Authorizes the issuance of $55,000,000 in general obligation bonds for the purpose of assisting the Korean War Foundation, Inc., with the acquisition of land and the planning, design, and construction of a war memorial hall within the Aiea (Rainbow) ...
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2024-01-29
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HISB3255Intro
25%
Codifies certain administrative rules of the Department of Land and Natural Resources regarding permits to destroy or control harmful feral pigs.
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2024-01-29
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HISB2745Intro
25%
Provides that the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation shall not tow vehicles operated by persons found to have committed certain traffic infractions unless a citation was issued no less than 24 hours befo...
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2024-01-29
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HISB3354Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for a capital improvement project to plan, design, and reconstruct a public access route between Fort DeRussy Beach and Waikiki Beach.
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2024-01-29
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HISB3164Intro
25%
Includes advertisements and offers in the definition of "commercial activity" as used in chapter 200, HRS. Provides that advertisements or offers for commercial activity are prima facie evidence that the owner disseminated or directed dissemination o...
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2024-01-26
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HISB3165Intro
25%
Designates all ocean waters of the State within 3,000 feet from shore as ocean recreation management areas (ORMAs). Prohibits commercial activity in ORMAs unless authorized by use permit. Prohibits commercial activities in ORMAs on weekends and state...
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2024-01-26
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HISB3106Intro
25%
Adds the Chairperson of the Hawaiian Homes Commission or the Chairperson's designee to the Commission on Water Resource Management. Increases number of commission members from seven to eight, with only five of eight required to have substantial exper...
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2024-01-26
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HISB3162Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to operate and approve conservation bank and conservation in-lieu fee mitigation programs.
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2024-01-26
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HISB3166Intro
25%
Specifies that the Department of Land and Natural Resources can issue new ocean recreation commercial use permits by unsealed public auction. Revises provisions relating to boating and ocean recreation fees and permits. Specifies how commercial use p...
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2024-01-26
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HISB3095Intro
25%
Establishes the Climate Health and Environmental Action Special Fund in the Department of Land and Natural Resources to minimize the impacts of, and respond to, climate crises funded by a $25 tax on transient accommodations. Exempts certain housing u...
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2024-01-26
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HISB2963Intro
25%
Designates the Department of Land and Natural Resources as the primary agency for the trapping of feral goats, sheep, and pigs. Requires the Department to establish a program to humanely manage populations of feral goats, sheep, and pigs in the State...
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2024-01-26
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HISB3163Intro
25%
Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to issue interim administrative rules to quickly regulate the use of ocean recreation equipment, especially new and emerging ocean recreation technologies, in state ocean waters until long-term admin...
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2024-01-26
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HISB2988Intro
25%
Establishes the Hawaii State Planning Act Phase II Update Task Force within the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. Makes an appropriation.
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2024-01-26
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HISB2985Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to acquire all West Maui water systems by eminent domain and hold the water systems in trust for the County of Maui to manage.
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2024-01-26
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HISB3111Intro
25%
Adds the Chairperson of the Hawaiian Homes Commission or the Chairperson's designee as a nonvoting member to the Hawaii Community Development Authority.
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2024-01-26
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HISB2620Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of potable water to irrigate golf courses subject to certain exceptions. Defines potable water.
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2024-01-24
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HISB2478Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish imu infrastructure in state parks. Appropriates funds.
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2024-01-24
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HISB2648Intro
25%
Adds the Chairperson of the Hawaiian Homes Commission or the Chairperson's designee to the Hawaii Community Development Authority.
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2024-01-24
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HISB2761Intro
25%
Authorizes 2 or more members of the Mauna Kea Stewardship and Oversight Authority to meet during the transition period described in section 195H-6, HRS, regarding any matter relating to the Authority's business; provided that no commitment to vote is...
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2024-01-24
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HISB2587Intro
25%
Requires the State Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Land and Natural Resources to compile a list of approved archaeologists to ensure the quality and integrity of archaeological services contracted by developers. Specifies informat...
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2024-01-24
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HISB2906Intro
25%
Establishes an annual fee on landowners who own more than 500 acres to be collected by the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Uses the revenue for firefighting and fire prevention.
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2024-01-24
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HISB2755Intro
25%
Authorizes the use of special land and development fund moneys to eradicate or mitigate invasive species and install and maintain safety improvements on improved lands that provide lease revenue to the Department of Land and Natural Resources and tha...
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2024-01-24
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HISB2915Intro
25%
Expands the department of land and natural resources' rulemaking authority to include any rule deemed necessary to protect certain aquatic life. Expands the board of land and natural resources' authority to temporarily adopt, amend, or repeal certain...
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2024-01-24
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HISB2621Intro
25%
Amends the definition of "endangered species". Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to designate as an endangered species any species of land plant as required by legislative act. Directs the department to designate certain species o...
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2024-01-24
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HISB2912Intro
25%
Expands the department of land and natural resources' rulemaking authority to include any rule deemed necessary to protect certain wildlife. Expands the board of land and natural resources' authority to temporarily adopt, amend, or repeal certain nat...
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2024-01-24
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