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HB1583 HD2 SD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTRIC GRID RESILIENCY.
Report Title: DOE; PUC; DOT; NELHA; Electric Grid; Renewable Energy; Sustainable Schools Initiative; Microgrids; Pilot Demonstration Project; Feasibility Analysis
Description: Authorizes the Department of Education to evaluate the feasibility and cost-benefit of establishing and implementing a pilot microgrid to provide backup power in the event of a natural disaster or other similar emergency. Authorizes the Department of Transportation to evaluate the feasibility and cost-benefit of a renewable energy microgrid system to provide backup power in the event of a natural disaster or other similar emergency at one facility. Authorizes the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority to establish a microgrid demonstration project. Requires the agencies conducting the evaluations and pilots to report findings and data to the Public Utilities Commission for the Commission to consider in its evaluation of ways to incentivize the installation of renewable energy systems in public facilities that can provide backup power in the event the broader electric grid cannot provide power. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: EEP, LHE, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): LOWEN, HOLT, QUINLAN, TAKAYAMA, TODD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON

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1/24/2019HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/28/2019HReferred to EEP/LHE, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6
1/31/2019HRe-referred to EEP, LHE, CPC, referral sheet 9
2/1/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP on Tuesday, 02-05-19 8:45AM in House conference room 325.
2/5/2019HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Wildberger, Tarnas, Todd, Yamane; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Har; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Thielen.
2/7/2019HReported from EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 129) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to LHE.
2/7/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on LHE with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2).
2/8/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by LHE on Tuesday, 02-12-19 2:15PM in House conference room 309.
2/12/2019HThe committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Hashem, Perruso, DeCoite, Johanson, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas, Tokioka, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/14/2019HReported from LHE (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 445) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to CPC.
2/14/2019HReport adopted. referred to the committee(s) on CPC as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Nakamura excused (2).
2/15/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Wednesday, 02-20-19 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
2/20/2019HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Belatti, Cachola, Har, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Kong; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Mizuno.
2/28/2019HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 875), recommending passage on Third Reading.
2/28/2019HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Kong voting no (1) and Representative(s) DeCoite excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/1/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 134).
3/1/2019SPassed First Reading.
3/5/2019SReferred to EDU/EET, CPH/WAM.
3/18/2019SThe committee(s) on EDU/EET has scheduled a public hearing on 03-20-19 3:15PM in conference room 414.
3/20/2019SThe committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EDU were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kim, Dela Cruz.
3/20/2019SThe committee(s) on EET recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EET were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi, Inouye.
3/22/2019SReported from EDU/EET (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1522) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to CPH/WAM.
3/22/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPH/WAM.
3/22/2019SRe-Referred to EDU/EET, CPH/TRS/WAM.
3/29/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH/TRS/WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-02-19 10:00AM in conference room 211.
4/2/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/2/2019SThe committee(s) on TRS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TRS were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, English, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto.
4/2/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto, K. Kahele, Riviere.
4/5/2019SReported from CPH/TRS/WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1955) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/5/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 04-09-19.
4/9/2019SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/9/2019HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 881) in amended form (SD 2).
4/11/2019HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/12/2019SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
4/17/2019HRe-referred to EEP, LHE, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 54
4/17/2019HHouse Conferees Appointed: Lowen, Woodson, Takumi, Cullen Co-Chairs; Thielen.
4/18/2019SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 814).
4/24/2019SSenate Conferees Appointed: Kidani Chair; Wakai, Inouye, Baker Co-Chairs; Fevella.
4/24/2019HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 958).
4/25/2019HBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 224.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB1583 HD2 SD2






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
EEP 325 2/05/2019 8:45 AM View
LHE 309 2/12/2019 2:15 PM View
CPC 329 2/20/2019 2:00 PM View
EDU/EET 414 3/20/2019 3:15 PM View
CPH/TRS/WAM 211 4/02/2019 10:00 AM View
CONF 224 4/26/2019 1:30 PM View