2015 Legislative Proposals

House Bill 954  

Senate Bill 1123

RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX proposes to clarify the distribution and allowable uses of Transient Accommodations Tax funds allocated and deposited into the Special Land and Development Fund in accordance with the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s Strategic Plan. 

 

House Bill 955

Senate Bill 1124

RELATING TO USE PERMITS FOR SMALL BOAT HARBORS proposes to clarify that a person, at least eighteen years of age, need not obtain a marine surveyor’s inspection, nor provide documentation that the person is the owner of a vessel, in order to be placed on a waitlist for a use permit to moor a vessel in a state small boat harbor.

 

House Bill 956

Senate Bill 1125

RELATING TO SPECIAL SHORELINE ENCROACHMENT EASEMENTS proposes to provide the Board of Land and Natural Resources the discretion to determine the value at which to grant shoreline encroachment easements for structures that were previously authorized by a governmental agency and originally constructed landward of the shoreline within the record boundary of the landward property at the time of construction, but are now located seaward of the shoreline on public land; and to exempt easements granted under these circumstances from prior approval of the Governor and prior authorization of the Legislature pursuant to Section 171-53(c), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

House Bill 957

Senate Bill 1126

RELATING TO FOREST STEWARDSHIP proposes to clarify conditions that must be met by applicants to receive funds under the Forest Stewardship Program.

 

House Bill 958

Senate Bill 1127

RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS BY THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES proposes to provide alternative civil enforcement options that may be utilized by the Board of Land and Natural Resources in the processing of natural and cultural resource violation cases.

 

House Concurrent Resolution 23

Senate Concurrent Resolution 14  

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAHALUU, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL CONSTRUCTED THEREON seeks the authorization of the Legislature by concurrent resolution of the issuance of a term, non-exclusive easement by the Board of Land and Natural Resources for the use, maintenance, and repair of the existing seawall constructed thereon.

 

House Concurrent Resolution 24

Senate Concurrent Resolution 15  

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAHUKU, KOOLAULOA, OAHU, FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING DRAINAGE STRUCTURE CONSTRUCTED THEREON seeks the authorization of the Legislature by concurrent resolution of the issuance of a term, non-exclusive easement by the Board of Land and Natural Resources for the use, maintenance, and repair of the existing drainage structure constructed thereon.

 

 

House Concurrent Resolution 25

Senate Concurrent Resolution 16

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT HAUULA, KOOLAULOA, OAHU, FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF PORTION OF THE EXISTING RESIDENCE, FOUNDATION, AND LANAI CONSTRUCTED THEREON seeks the authorization of the Legislature by concurrent resolution of the issuance of a term, non-exclusive easement by the Board of Land and Natural Resources for the use, maintenance, and repair of portion of the existing residence, foundation, and lanai constructed thereon.

 

House Concurrent Resolution 26

Senate Concurrent Resolution 17                                                                                                 

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING CRM WALL, LANDSCAPING AREA, FLOATING DOCK, AND CONCRETE PIER PURPOSES CONSTRUCTED THEREON seeks the authorization of the Legislature by concurrent resolution of the issuance of a term, non-exclusive easement by the Board of Land and Natural Resources for the use, maintenance, and repair of the existing CRM wall, landscaping area, floating dock, and concrete pier purposes constructed thereon.