2016 Legislative Proposals

 

House Bill 2371

Senate Bill 2900

RELATING TO STATE BOATING FACILITIES proposes to clarify that the Board of Land and Natural Resources may lease all fast lands and submerged lands within any existing state boating facility pursuant to a request for proposals without regard to section 200-2.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), without prior authorization of the Legislature by concurrent resolution pursuant to section 171-53, HRS. 

 

House Bill 2372

Senate Bill 2901

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY FOR OCEAN RECREATION AND COASTAL AREAS proposes to amend the definition of commercial activity within section 200-4(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

House Bill 2373

Senate Bill 2902

RELATING TO LIVEABOARD FEES proposes to increase the current rate of the liveaboard fee for state small boat harbors; and to clarify that the liveaboard fee may be increased or decreased by rule adopted by the Department of Land and Natural Resources pursuant to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

House Bill 2374

Senate Bill 2903

RELATING TO TRANSFERABILITY OF MOORING PERMITS proposes to allow a holder of a mooring permit within state small boat harbors to transfer the mooring permit to the new vessel owner under certain terms and conditions.

 

House Bill 2375

Senate Bill 2904

RELATING TO AQUATIC MITIGATION BANKS proposes to authorize the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish and operate aquatic mitigation banks to restore, create, enhance, or preserve aquatic habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation.

 

House Bill  2376 

Senate Bill 2905

RELATING TO PREDATORS proposes to increase protection to human health and wildlife by prohibiting individuals from releasing, feeding, watering, or otherwise caring for unrestrained predators on state lands; to provide a fine for individuals that violate this prohibition; and to provide an exemption for hunters who deploy, feed, or water unrestrained dogs in the course of hunting.

 

House Bill 2377

Senate Bill 2906

RELATING TO SECTION 13 OF ACT 380, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1997 proposes to remove the sunset date on the use of new safe harbor agreements, habitat conservation plans, and incidental take licenses as recovery options for conserving and protecting the States threatened and endangered species.

 

 

House Bill 2378

Senate Bill 2907

RELATING TO FOREST RESERVES VIOLATIONS proposes to clarify that any person violating any provision of part II of chapter 183, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), or any rule adopted pursuant thereto shall be guilty of a petty misdemeanor, except for any violation of section 183-17, HRS, that shall be a misdemeanor; and to repeal section 183-4, HRS.

 

House Bill  2379

Senate Bill 2908

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL USE OF STATE OCEAN WATERS proposes to authorize the Department of Land and Natural Resources to limit commercial use of state ocean waters where it is reasonable for environmental or user safety considerations to do so.

 

 

House Concurrent Resolution  17

Senate Concurrent Resolution 14 

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAIPAPAU, KOOLAULOA, OAHU, for the maintenance and repair of the existing rock seawall, and for use, repair, and maintenance of the existing improvements constructed thereon proposes to seek 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 maintenance and repair of the existing rock seawall, and for use, repair, and maintenance of the existing improvements constructed thereon.

 

House Concurrent Resolution  18

Senate Concurrent Resolution 15

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, for the maintenance and repair of the existing pier, and for use, repair, and maintenance of the existing improvements constructed thereon proposes to seek 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 maintenance and repair of the existing pier, and for use, repair, and maintenance of the existing improvements constructed thereon.

 

House Concurrent Resolution  19

Senate Concurrent Resolution 16   

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, Oahu, for the maintenance and repair of the existing SEAWALL AND STEPS, and for use, repair, and maintenance of the existing improvements constructed thereon proposes to seek 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 maintenance and repair of the existing seawall and steps, and for use, repair, and maintenance of the existing improvements constructed thereon. 

 

House Concurrent Resolution  20

Senate Concurrent Resolution 17  

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT Makaha, Waianae, Oahu, for the maintenance and repair of the existing SEAWALL, and for use, repair, and maintenance of the existing improvements constructed thereon proposes to seek 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 maintenance and repair of the existing seawall, and for use, repair, and maintenance of the existing improvements constructed thereon.

 

House Concurrent Resolution  21 

Senate Concurrent Resolution 18   

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT SAND ISLAND, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, IMPROVEMENT, AND REPLACEMENT OF THE EXISTING FLOATING DOCK proposes to seek 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, improvement, and replacement of the existing floating dock.