Reps. Johanson and Fale Address HB 988 – RELATING TO NATIVE WILDLIFE.

Measure Title: RELATING TO NATIVE WILDLIFE.
Report Title: Environmental Disaster Responses; Wildlife Rehabilitation and Recovery
Description: Increases the environmental response, energy, and food security tax and deposits a specified amount into the wildlife recovery and rehabilitation special fund. Establishes the wildlife recovery and rehabilitation special fund to support a facility to respond to oil and fuel-related disasters affecting native wildlife. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB988 HD2)

Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Jordan, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Cheape, Choy, Coffman, Cullen, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Har, Hashem, Ichiyama, Ito, Johanson, McDermott, Ohno, Oshiro, Say, Takayama, Tokioka, Yamane voting no (20) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

johanson hb988Contact: repjohanson@capitol.hawaii.gov or repfale@capitol.hawaii.gov Excerpt from Capitol TV

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