Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Water and Land Committee

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HIHCR104Engross

Sine Die
Urging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Rename The Russian Fort Elisabeth State Historical Park In Waimea, Kauai, As "paulaula".
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2022-04-12
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISCR189Intro

Sine Die
Urging The State And Counties To Consider The History And Reasons Why Lands Are Zoned A Particular Way And Ensure That Those Lands Are Maintained To Protect, Serve, And Provide For The Native Hawaiian Communities.
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2022-04-01
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISR182Intro

Sine Die
Urging The State And Counties To Consider The History And Reasons Why Lands Are Zoned A Particular Way And Ensure That Those Lands Are Maintained To Protect, Serve, And Provide For The Native Hawaiian Communities.
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2022-04-01
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISR11Intro

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Requesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources' Commission On Water Resource Management To Conduct A Study On Water Resources For The Development Of Affordable Housing.
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2022-04-01
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISCR17Intro

Sine Die
Requesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources' Commission On Water Resource Management To Conduct A Study On Water Resources For The Development Of Affordable Housing.
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2022-04-01
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISCR177Intro

Sine Die
Requesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Conduct A Needs Assessment For The Feasibility And Effectiveness Of A Division Of Ocean And Coastal Management Within The Department Of Land And Natural Resources.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISR170Intro

Sine Die
Requesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Conduct A Needs Assessment For The Feasibility And Effectiveness Of A Division Of Ocean And Coastal Management Within The Department Of Land And Natural Resources.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1840Engross

Sine Die
Authorizes the appropriate county land use decision-making authority to determine district boundary amendments involving land areas over fifteen acres but less than or equal to fifty acres, subject to land use commission review and approval. Prohibit...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISR98Intro

Sine Die
Requesting The Governor To Certify Good Standing For All Lessees Of State Public Lands And Prohibit The State From Leasing Or Renewing The Lease Of Any Public Lands To Any Individual, Corporation, Or Public Agency That Has Not Met All Financial, Cont...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISR158Intro

Sine Die
Requesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Convene A Working Group Relating To Shooting Facilities On Hawaii Island.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISCR111Intro

Sine Die
Requesting The Governor To Certify Good Standing For All Lessees Of State Public Lands And Prohibit The State From Leasing Or Renewing The Lease Of Any Public Lands To Any Individual, Corporation, Or Public Agency That Has Not Met All Financial, Cont...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISCR166Intro

Sine Die
Requesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Convene A Working Group Relating To Shooting Facilities On Hawaii Island.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISCR87Intro

Sine Die
Urging The City And County Of Honolulu To Use The Waianae Sustainable Communities Plan, Including Any Updates That May Be Enacted By Ordinance, When Approving Planning Permits Issued For Developments On The Waianae Coast.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB2417Engross

Sine Die
Requires DLNR to review the final report of the house of representatives' investigative committee established under House Resolution No. 164, Regular Session of 2021, for the purpose of conducting a policy analysis and developing proposed legislation...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISR77Intro

Sine Die
Urging The City And County Of Honolulu To Use The Waianae Sustainable Communities Plan, Including Any Updates That May Be Enacted By Ordinance, When Approving Planning Permits Issued For Developments On The Waianae Coast.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1670Engross

Sine Die
Establishes a boundary review committee to render decisions on district boundary disputes brought before the land use commission. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-15
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB2196Engross

Sine Die
Requires the department of land and natural resources to establish and implement a two-year stream maintenance reimbursement pilot program to reimburse homeowners for clearing debris in and around streams near their property. Appropriates funds. Effe...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB2199Engross

Sine Die
Appropriates funds to support the department of land and natural resources in restoring and restocking fishponds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1657Engross

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Requires as a condition precedent for any valid withdrawal of lands out of pasture leases for reforestation purposes that the division of forestry and wildlife submit a funded action plan detailing the planned reforestation process for those lands an...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1931Engross

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Appropriates funds for the establishment of one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) program specialist position related to mosquito control in the department of land and natural resources. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1659Engross

Sine Die
Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to: (1) Amend and extend existing pasture leases for up to sixty-five years; (2) Issue new pasture leases by negotiation, if doing so furthers public purposes and the lands are already under pastoral...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB2413Engross

Sine Die
Requires the department of land and natural resources to conduct a feasibility study on a revenue-generating and management system of user fees for Hawaii's state parks and to submit a report to the legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1671Engross

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Temporarily establishes the land study bureau classifications and ratings review subcommittee within the land use commission to review and amend land study bureau classifications and ratings of agricultural lands. Repeals on 12/31/ . Effective 7/1...
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2022-03-08
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2023Intro

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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to utilize the current state-of-the-art knowledge in marine finfish hatchery production to establish a functional system to provide pua ama and pua awa to stock loko ia. Appropriates funds. Takes ...
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2022-02-22
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2534Intro

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Establishes the Hawaii Harbor Ocean Safety Committee. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-02-18
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2912Intro

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Requires the State Historic Preservation Division to contract its review of proposed state projects, projects on privately owned historic property, and projects affecting historic properties to third party consultants if the projects involve the deve...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2074Intro

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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to designate the Nuuanu Reservoir Number Four as a state recreation area. Requires the Hawaii Invasive Species Council to amend administrative rules regarding the movement of invasive species to a...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2884Intro

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Provides that, if the Commission on Water Resource Management fails to review a permit application relating to new water uses or new water sources for affordable housing development, and issue a decision on that application within the existing statut...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2058Intro

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Prohibits the use of vessels as the principal habitation of any person at all state small boat harbors.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2684Intro

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Clarifies restrictions relating to certain classes of permits and the issuance thereof, as well as methods for determining fees, for state small boat harbors.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2217Intro

Sine Die
Establishes procedure to remove certain unlawful covenants and conditions from recorded conveyance instruments.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB3132Intro

Sine Die
Clarifies the conditions and manner in which the Board of Land and Natural Resources may dispose of water by license.
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2022-02-08
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2049Intro

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Amends the definition of "development" in the Coastal Zone Management Act to exclude construction or reconstruction of a single-family residence that is less than 5,000 square feet of floor area and meets other criteria. Defines "floor area" for purp...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2129Intro

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Appropriates funds to the Department of Natural Resources Division of State Parks for the eradication of feral roosters and chickens on state lands.
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2022-02-07
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2101Intro

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Amends the definition of "development" in the Coastal Zone Management Act to exclude construction or reconstruction of a single-family residence that is less than five thousand square feet of floor area and meets other criteria. Defines "floor area" ...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB3228Intro

Sine Die
Allows tow-in surfing during periods that are below high surf warning levels as declared by the National Weather Service.
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2022-02-04
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2107Intro

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Exempts public facilities from review and permitting requirements applicable to special management areas by amending the definition of "development".
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2022-02-04
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2851Intro

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Prohibits the harvesting of aquatic life in the State for commercial aquarium purposes, regardless of the method of collection.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2925Intro

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Increases fines for aquarium fishing violations. Clarifies that each ray or shark taken in violation of fishing rights and regulations constitutes a separate offense.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2350Intro

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Provides that where public access is required as a condition of a subdivision, either the county must accept dedication of and maintain the access or identify an entity to own and maintain the access. Authorizes the county to require the subdivider t...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2533Intro

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Removes the monetary cap for the amount of conveyance taxes collected that shall be paid into the land conservation fund.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2471Intro

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Authorizes county land use decision-making authorities to amend district boundaries involving lands greater than fifteen but no more than one hundred acres and requires all housing units to be occupied by the owner, who is a Hawaii resident, at all t...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2531Intro

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Requires that lands classified as state urban district lands but located within the preservation or agricultural zoning districts as designated by the county in which the land is situated be amended or reverted to the state conservation district or t...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2920Intro

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Authorizes the appropriate county land use decision-making authority to determine district boundary amendments involving land areas over fifteen acres but less than or equal to fifty acres if the county has adopted an ordinance that meets certain req...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2521Intro

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Amends the definition of "agricultural building" for purposes of section 46-88, HRS, to clarify that "agricultural building" means a development built exclusively for agricultural or aquacultural purposes. Clarifies that buildings used for human habi...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2614Intro

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Prohibits the construction of new farm dwellings on agricultural park lots. Prohibits residence within an unpermitted farm dwelling. Authorizes inspections.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2727Intro

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Amends penalties for violations of laws and administrative rules governing boating and ocean recreation by aligning penalties with the severity of the prohibited conduct. Clarifies that imposition of civil or criminal penalties does not preclude the ...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB3378Intro

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Appropriates funds to support the department of land and natural resources' hatchery program.
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2022-01-28
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB3306Intro

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Requires hunting licensees who own, harbor, possess, or utilize dogs for hunting to comply with mandatory microchip identification requirements. Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to issue hunting dog breeding licenses to persons...
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2022-01-28
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB3286Intro

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Prohibits the Department of Land and Natural Resources from approving any land disposition to the United States military that allows for or facilitates any military training activities on the subject lands. Requires that any lease or lease extension ...
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2022-01-28
To Senate Water and Land Committee
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