More bills vetoed

Other bills Gov. David Ige vetoed last week include:

• SB 1240, which requires the stae Department of Land and Natural Resources to define “sustainable” and establish a policy for sustainable collection practices through take limits.

• HB 1414, which requires the auditor to investigate and report on problems with the state Department of Taxation’s tax system modernization project.

• SB 1073, which appropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to support its artist fellowship program.

• SB 1074, which appropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to plan and coordinate the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Hawaii State Capitol.

• HB 2, which authorizes the placement of “tiny homes” of 500 square feet or less of living space within the state agriculture district of Hawaii County.

• HB 727, which allows the operator of a motorcycle or motor scooter to proceed cautiously between stopped lanes of traffic and on the shoulder lane of highways.

• HB 627, which establishes the Office of Public-Private Partnerships within the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, and appropriate funds for a state public-private partnership coordinator position.

Ige also approved:

• HB 523, which allows the state Department of Accounting and General Services to establish a recycling pilot program.


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