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HB1583 HD2 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTRIC GRID RESILIENCY.
Report Title: DOE; PUC; DOT; NELHA; Electric Grid; Renewable Energy; Sustainable Schools Initiative; Microgrids; Feasibility Analysis
Description: Authorizes the Department of Education to evaluate the feasibility and cost-benefit of a renewable energy system 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 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. Requires the Public Utilities Commission to incorporate findings from public agency microgrid evaluations into its microgrid service docket and consider ways to incentivize the installation in public facilities of renewable energy systems that can provide backup power in the event the broader electric grid cannot provide power. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: EDU/EET, CPH/TRS/WAM
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.

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

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HB1583 HD2 SD1






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