OPPOSE House Bills 2017

KPAC opposes the following 2017 House Bills:


H.B.1142 |  KPAC Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO CRIMINAL TRESPASS.
Report Title: Criminal Trespass; State Department of Transportation Lands; State Highways
Description: Adds the offense of criminal trespass onto State Department of Transportation lands to the penal code.

H.B.622 |  KPAC Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO THE PUBLIC TRUST LAND
Report Title: Kaho‘olawe Rehabilitation Trust Fund; Public Land Trust; OHA
Description: Authorizes the BLNR Chairperson to transfer public land trust funds to the Kaho‘olawe Rehabilitation Trust Fund. Authorizes the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to expend public land trust funds for purposes consistent with those of the Kaho‘olawe Rehabilitation Trust Fund.

H.B.1100 |  No KPAC Testimony available yet (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS
Report Title: Public Lands; Hawaii Public Housing Authority Lands Exemption
Description: Exempts lands to which Hawaii Public Housing Authority holds title from the definition of “public lands” in section 171-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

H.B.1565  |  No KPAC Testimony available yet

Measure Title: RELATING TO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH
Report Title: Science and Technology Research Subzone
Description: Establishes science and technology research subzones and an approval process for future research facilities that incorporates alternative dispute resolution principles.

H.B.1297  |  KPAC Testimony(pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO HAWAIIAN SOVEREIGNTY.
Report Title: Hawaiians; Sovereignty; Self-governance; State Support
Description: The State shall support a model of sovereignty and self-governance chosen by the Hawaiian people in a manner that comports with administrative rules and procedures established by the United States Department of the Interior and that complies with federal and state law

 H.B.422KPAC Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO SELECTIVE SERVICE.
Report Title: Selective Service Registration Awareness and Compliance Act; Special Number Plates; Selective Service
Description: Requires compliance with the Military Selective Service Act to be eligible for enrollment in a state-supported post-secondary institution, qualify for state financial assistance for post-secondary education, or be eligible for state or county employment or service. Provides exceptions. Establishes special number plates for members of Hawaii selective service local boards and the selective service state director.

 H.B.620 HD1 |  KPAC Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
Report Title: Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission; Appropriation ($)
Description: Appropriates funds to support the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission.

H.C.R. 94KPAC Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title: REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE OF HAWAIIAN LEADERS, LEGAL SCHOLARS, AND A BROAD REPRESENTATION OF MEMBERS OF THE HAWAIIAN COMMUNITY TO REVIEW AND CONSIDER WHETHER ITS FIDUCIARY DUTY TO BETTER THE CONDITIONS OF HAWAIIANS AND MANAGE ITS RESOURCES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF HAWAIIAN BENEFICIARIES WOULD BE BETTER SERVED BY HAVING TRUSTEES APPOINTED RATHER THAN ELECTED.
Report Title:  OHA; Board of Trustees
Description:  REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE OF HAWAIIAN LEADERS, LEGAL SCHOLARS, AND A BROAD REPRESENTATION OF MEMBERS OF THE HAWAIIAN COMMUNITY TO REVIEW AND CONSIDER WHETHER ITS FIDUCIARY DUTY TO BETTER THE CONDITIONS OF HAWAIIANS AND MANAGE ITS RESOURCES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF HAWAIIAN BENEFICIARIES WOULD BE BETTER SERVED BY HAVING TRUSTEES APPOINTED RATHER THAN ELECTED.
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