THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Senator Russell E. Ruderman, Chair

Senator Gil Riviere, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

TIME:

2:45PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 414

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

HB 508, HD1

      (HSCR673)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Establishes within the Livestock Revitalization Program a grant program for qualified feed developers.  Appropriates funds for the Feed Developer Grant Program, reimbursements to Qualified Producers for feed cost, and a survey of local feed ingredient sources.  (HB508 HD1)

 

AGL, WAM

HB 508, HD1

      Proposed SD1

      (HSCR673)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Establishes within the livestock revitalization program a grant program for qualifies feed developers. Appropriates funds for the feed developer grant program, reimbursements to feed developers for feed costs, assistance to feed developers in the planning and construction of feed mills, and a survey of local feed ingredient sources. Authorizes the growing of industrial hemp for certain purposes under specified conditions. Appropriates funds for Department of Agriculture staff to assist in registration of industrial hemp growers and seed testing (proposed SD1)

 

Copies of the proposed SD 1 are available from the Senate Document Center and on the Legislature's website:  www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

AGL, WAM

HB 1051, HD1

      (HSCR779)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to adopt rules relating to the declaration of Hawaii origin for agricultural commodities. Effective 7/1/2112. (HD1)

 

AGL, CPN

HB 1177

      (HSCR650)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates moneys to establish a grant writer position within the DOA.

 

AGL, WAM

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Russell E. Ruderman

Chair