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SB559 SD1 HD2 CD1     
Measure Title: RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
Report Title: Climate Change; Paris Agreement; Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission; Appropriation ($)
Description: Requires the State to expand strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide in alignment with the principles and goals adopted in the Paris Agreement. Renames the Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee as the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission. Clarifies the duties of the Commission. Repeals the Commission effective 7/1/2022. Makes appropriations for purposes of this Act and a climate change mitigation and adaptation coordinator position. (CD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: EEP/WAL, FIN
Introducer(s): ENGLISH, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, ESPERO, GABBARD, GREEN, K. KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, SHIMABUKURO, Ihara, Taniguchi

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1/20/2017SIntroduced.
1/23/2017SPassed First Reading.
1/23/2017SReferred to AEN/GVO, WAM.
1/27/2017SRe-Referred to AEN/GVO/TRE, WAM.
2/3/2017SThe committee(s) on AEN/GVO/TRE has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-17 3:00PM in conference room 225.
2/10/2017SThe committee(s) on AEN/GVO/TRE has scheduled a public hearing on 02-14-17 10:10AM in conference room 414.
2/14/2017SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in AEN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Riviere, K. Rhoads, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara.
2/14/2017SThe committee(s) on GVO recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in GVO were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, Galuteria, K. Rhoads; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kim, Tokuda.
2/14/2017SThe committee(s) on TRE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in TRE were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, Dela Cruz, English, Harimoto, Shimabukuro; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/17/2017SReported from AEN/GVO/TRE (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 423) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to WAM.
2/17/2017SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.
2/24/2017SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-27-17 9:40AM in conference room 211.
2/27/2017SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Tokuda, English, Galuteria, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Inouye, Wakai.
3/3/2017SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 741) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 1).
3/3/2017S48 Hrs. Notice 03-07-17.
3/7/2017SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/7/2017HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 199) in amended form (SD 1).
3/9/2017HPass First Reading
3/9/2017HReferred to EEP/WAL, FIN, referral sheet 27
3/20/2017HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP/WAL on Thursday, 03-23-17 11:00AM in House conference room 325.
3/23/2017HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, Cullen, Evans, Kong, Say, Yamane, Fukumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama.
3/23/2017HThe committees on WAL recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Kong, Cullen, Evans, C. Lee, Lowen, Say, Fukumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama.
3/24/2017HReported from EEP/WAL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1340) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
3/24/2017HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6).
3/29/2017HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 03-31-17 3:00PM in House conference room 308.
3/31/2017HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Choy, DeCoite, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, Nakamura, Tokioka, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Cachola, Ward; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Quinlan, Tupola.
4/7/2017HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1736) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/7/2017HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-11-17.
4/11/2017HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Cachola, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Kong, McDermott voting no (2) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
4/13/2017SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 559).
4/13/2017SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/13/2017HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 677).
4/17/2017HHouse Conferees Appointed: C. Lee, Yamane, Lowen Co-Chairs; Thielen.
4/17/2017SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 587).
4/18/2017SSenate Conferees Appointed: Gabbard Chair; Kim, Inouye, English Co-Chairs.
4/18/2017HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 681).
4/19/2017SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-21-17 11:00AM in conference room 224.
4/21/2017SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-17 11:00AM in conference room 224.
4/24/2017SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-17 11:00AM in conference room 224.
4/26/2017SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 11:00AM in conference room 224.
4/28/2017SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 12:30PM in conference room 224.
4/28/2017SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 2:15PM in conference room 224.
4/28/2017SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim, English; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye.
4/28/2017HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Yamane.
4/28/2017SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 101).
4/28/2017S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 05-02-17.
4/28/2017HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 101) as amended in (CD 1).
4/28/2017HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 05-02-17.
5/2/2017SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 25 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
5/2/2017HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1).
5/3/2017HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 737).
5/4/2017SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 642).
5/4/2017SEnrolled to Governor.
6/8/2017HAct 032, on 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132).
6/8/2017SAct 032, 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132).

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SB559 SD1 HD2 CD1




CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
AEN/GVO/TRE 225 2/08/2017 3:00 PM View
AEN/GVO/TRE 414 2/14/2017 10:10 AM View
WAM 211 2/27/2017 9:40 AM View
EEP/WAL 325 3/23/2017 11:00 AM View
FIN 308 3/31/2017 3:00 PM View
CONF 224 4/21/2017 11:00 AM View
CONF 224 4/24/2017 11:00 AM View
CONF 224 4/26/2017 11:00 AM View
CONF 224 4/28/2017 11:00 AM View