SUPPORT House Bills 2018

KPAC supports the following 2017 House Bills:

H.B. 2712|  Testimony Red Hill Fuel Tanks (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
Report Title: Underground Storage Tanks and Systems; Environmental Protection; Department of Health.
Description: Requires, on or before 9/1/2018, that the department of health adopt rules for underground storage tanks and tank systems to conform with certain federal regulations and that include additional requirements for field-constructed underground storage tanks and tank systems.

H.B. 1747 |  Testimony OHA Pro Rata Share (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO INCREASING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS’ PRO RATA SHARE OF PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
 Report Title:  OHA Package; Public Land Trust; Pro Rata Share; DLNR; Appropriation
 Description:  Establishes $35,000,000 as the Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ pro rata share of the public land trust. Transfers $119,000,000 less certain funds to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for underpayment of the public land trust funds for 7/1/12 to 6/30/18. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to provide an annual accounting of receipts from lands described in section 5(f) of the Admissions Act. Establishes a committee to recommend the annual amount of the income and proceeds from the public land trust that the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall receive annually. Appropriates funds.