Rep. Thielen Addresses SB 2436 – Community Planning

RELATING TO COMMUNITY PLANNING.
Report Title: Transit-Oriented Development Advisory Committee
Description: Establishes the transit-oriented development advisory committee to make recommendations about sustainable development projects close to transit. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB2436 HD1)
Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Lowen voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Thielen voting no (1) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep Ward Addresses SB 2920 – Little Fire Ants

RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Report Title: Little Fire Ants; Pilot Project; Appropriation ($)
Description: Establishes and appropriates funds for a little fire ant pilot project, canine detection team pilot project, and public awareness and education campaign to address the little fire ant threat in Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2014. (HD1)
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Belatti, Oshiro excused (2). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Ward Addresses SB 2121 – Public Land Exchange

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND.
Report Title: Public Land Exchange; Legislative Approval
Description: Amends the legislative approval requirement for any exchange of public land for private land to require a majority vote in both houses. (SB3121 HD1)

Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Carroll, Choy, Fale, Hanohano, Har, Ito, Oshiro, Say, Tokioka, Ward voting no (10) and Representative(s) Belatti excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.

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Reps. Ward, Thieien and Souki Addresses Aerial Systems

RELATING TO UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS TEST SITES.
Report Title: Public Safety; Unmanned Aerial Systems; Test Site; Appropriation ($)
Description: Establishes the Hawaii unmanned aerial systems test site chief operating officer position to, among other things, serve on the Pan-Pacific Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Range Complex management team. Establishes an advisory board to oversee and manage unmanned aerial systems test site operations. Appropriates funds to staff and operate Hawaii’s unmanned aerial systems test site activities. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB3053 HD1

Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Evans, Fukumoto, McDermott, Oshiro, Thielen voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Belatti excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Ward Addresses SB2583 Space Center

RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS AND NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION LASER COMMUNICATIONS GROUND STATION INITIATIVE.
Report Title: Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Laser Communications Ground Station Initiative; Appropriation ($)
Description: Appropriates funds for an engineering assessment of a proposal to establish a laser optical communications ground station in Hawaii. (SB2583 HD1)

Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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