Legislative Alert – Protection of Taro Bill (SB774) Scheduled for Senate Decision Hearing: Thursday, February 26, 2015

Legislation introduced by Senator Shimabukuro has been scheduled for a decision hearing before the Senate Committee on Ways and Means.

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Hawaii State Capitol, Conference Room 211
415 South Beretania Street

SB774 creates a classification of agricultural public lands entitled “taro lands”. Appropriates funds to the board of land and natural resources to create an inventory of lands classified as taro lands.

For more information on SB774, including bill text and to submit testimony, click here for bill status.

The deadline to submit testimony is Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.

Although late testimony may be submitted on the day of the hearing, any testimony submitted less than 24 hours prior should also be printed and sent to the WAM chair as a hard copy. In-person testimony will not be accepted at the public hearing.

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