Rep. Gene Ward Addresses HB 483 – Relating to Taro Lands

RELATING TO TARO LANDS.
Report Title: Agriculture; Affordable Taro Lands
Description: Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture to work with the Taro Security and Purity Task Force to identify taro lands, adjust lease rents, and modify lease qualification criteria. Effective July 1, 2020. (HB483 HD1)

2/11/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Choy, Cullen, Fale, Kawakami, Takayama, Tsuji, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Tokioka voting no (1) and Representative(s) Cachola, Har, C. Lee, McKelvey, Takai, Thielen excused (6).

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Rep. Gene Ward Addresses HB 1382 – Jet Skis Ocean Recreation

RELATING TO OCEAN RECREATION.
Report Title: Thrill Craft; Jet Skis; Speed Limit
Description: Prohibits the operation of jet skis at any speed above thirty miles per hour, except under certain conditions.
2/11/2013 H Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with Representative(s) Carroll, Cheape, Jordan, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fale voting no (1) and Representative(s) Cachola, Har, C. Lee, McKelvey, Takai, Thielen excused (6).

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Rep. Bob McDermott Addresses HB 840 – Relating to Financial Institutions

RELATING TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.
Report Title: Financial Institutions; Hawaii Banks; Powers; Fees
Description: Replaces individual fees for Hawaii banks and nondepositories for specific regulatory items with one assessment. Increases and clarifies bank powers. Clarifies the authority of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions. Effective 01/01/2112. (HD1)
2/11/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Fale, Hanohano voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Cachola, Har, C. Lee, McKelvey, Takai, Thielen excused (6).

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