RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. Report Title: Public Infrastructure; Smart Growth Description: Establishes the state smart growth public infrastructure policy. Requires state agencies involved in the planning, development, and financing of public infrastructure to consider smart growth criteria prior to approving or financing any public infrastructure projects. Requires the chief executive officers of each state agency involved in the planning, development, and financing of public infrastructure projects to attest that a project meets the smart growth criteria or prepare a statement of justification. Requires each state agency involved in the planning, development, and financing of public infrastructure to create a smart growth advisory committee. Precludes any private right of action. Effective July 1, 2014. (HB555 HD1)
2/12/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on EDB with Representative(s) Hanohano voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Thielen voting no (1) and Representative(s) Belatti, Cachola, Coffman, Takai excused (4).