Bill Text: HI HB1133 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating To Agriculture.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-01 - Referred to AGR, FIN, referral sheet 3 [HB1133 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2021-HB1133-Introduced.html

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1133

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to agriculture.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


     SECTION 1.  Section 26-16, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:

     "(a)  The department of agriculture shall be headed by an executive board to be known as the board of agriculture.  The board shall consist of [ten] twelve members:

     (1)  One who shall be a resident of the county of Hawaii;

     (2)  One who shall be a resident of the county of Maui;

     (3)  One who shall be a resident of the county of Kauai;

     (4)  One who shall be a resident of the island of Molokai;

     (5)  One who shall be a resident of the island of Lanai;

    [(4)] (6)  Four at large; and

    [(5)] (7)  The chairperson of the board of land and natural resources; the director of business, economic development, and tourism; and the dean of the University of Hawaii college of tropical agriculture and human resources, or their designated representatives, who shall serve as ex officio[,] voting members.

The majority of the members of the board shall be from the agricultural community or the agricultural support sector.  The appointment, tenure, and removal of the members and the filling of vacancies on the board shall be as provided in section 26-34.  The governor shall appoint a chairperson of the board from the members."

     SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.  New statutory material is underscored.

     SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

BOA; Members; Molokai; Lanai

 

Description:

Establishes 2 new positions on the board of agriculture and specifies that 1 shall be a resident of the island of Molokai and 1 shall be a resident of the island of Lanai.

 

 

 

 

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