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HB552 HD1 SD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Report Title: Clean Ground Transportation Goals; Fleet Procurement; Road Construction; Carbon Footprint Reduction
Description: Establishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100% light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2030. Establishes procurement policy requirements for medium- and heavy-duty motor vehicles. Allows state and county agencies to include trees and plants having lifespans longer than twenty years as a part of capital improvement projects. Requires that all new light-duty passenger vehicles purchased for the state's fleet are zero-emission vehicles and permits the department of accounting and general services to authorize an exemption for new fleet vehicle procurement. Conforms various definitions to the Code of Federal Regulations. Defines "green infrastructure". Revises definitions for "capital investment costs" and "construction "costs" to allow for the inclusion of costs related to green infrastructure in capital improvement projects. Provides for electric vehicle charging and clean ground transportation goals in the State's planning and budget preparation and program implementation goals. Requires the Hawaii state energy office to lead the efforts to incorporate energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy resiliency, and clean transportation to reduce costs and achieve clean energy goals across all public facilities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
Companion:  SB500
Package: Environmental Legislative Caucus
Current Referral: EET/TRS, WAM
Introducer(s): LOWEN, BRANCO, DECOITE, GANADEN, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, JOHANSON, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LOPRESTI, MARTEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER

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1/22/2021HPending introduction.
1/25/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2021HReferred to EEP/TRN, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1
2/8/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP/TRN on Thursday, 02-11-21 11:00AM in House conference room 325 Via Videoconference.
2/11/2021HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Marten, Hashem, Matayoshi, Perruso, Todd, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tokioka.
2/11/2021HThe committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Ilagan, DeCoite, Hashimoto, Kitagawa, Nakamura, Takumi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
2/12/2021HReported from EEP/TRN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 246) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.
2/12/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Eli, Gates, Hashimoto excused (3).
2/12/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Tuesday, 02-16-21 2:00PM in House conference room 329 Via Videoconference.
2/16/2021HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Kitagawa, Aquino, Har, Kong, Mizuno, Morikawa, Onishi, Tarnas, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem.
2/19/2021HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 510), recommending referral to FIN.
2/19/2021HReport adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) McDermott, Okimoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3).
2/23/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday, 02-25-21 11:00AM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
2/25/2021HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/4/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 728), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/4/2021HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/5/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 64).
3/5/2021SPassed First Reading.
3/9/2021SReferred to EET/TRS, WAM.
3/16/2021SThe committee(s) on EET/TRS has scheduled a public hearing on 03-19-21 3:15PM; CR 224 & Videoconference.
3/19/2021SThe committee(s) on EET recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EET were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Misalucha, Lee, Riviere; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
3/19/2021SThe committee(s) on TRS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TRS were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Lee, Inouye, Shimabukuro; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, Fevella.
3/25/2021SReported from EET/TRS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1225) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/25/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
4/6/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-09-21 10:10AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/9/2021SThe 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, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi.
4/9/2021SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1703) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/9/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 04-13-21.
4/13/2021SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/13/2021HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 690) in amended form (SD 2).
4/15/2021HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/16/2021SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 558).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Lowen, Aquino, Johanson, Cullen Co-Chairs; Matsumoto.

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HB552 HD1 SD2






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
EEP/TRN 2/11/21 11:00A
325 Via Videoconference
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CPC 2/16/21 2:00P
329 Via Videoconference
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FIN 2/25/21 11:00A
308 Via Videoconference
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EET/TRS 3/19/21 3:15P
CR 224 & Videoconference
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WAM 4/09/21 10:10A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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