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HB593 HD1 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO LAND USE.
Report Title: Land Use; Utility Scale Solar Energy Development Projects; Agricultural Districts
Description: Authorizes the development of utility scale solar projects on class A agricultural lands, subject to certain requirements. Repeals 6/30/2025. (SD1)
Companion:  SB1008
Package: None
Current Referral: WTL/EET, WAM
Introducer(s): YAMANE

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1/18/2019HPending introduction.
1/22/2019HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/22/2019HReferred to EEP/WLH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 4
1/29/2019HRe-referred to EEP/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 7
2/8/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP/WLH on Tuesday, 02-12-19 8:55AM in House conference room 325.
2/12/2019HThe committee(s) on EEP/WLH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-14-19 11:30AM.
2/12/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Thursday, 02-14-19 11:30AM in conference room 325.
2/14/2019HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Wildberger, Har, Tarnas, Todd, Yamane; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Thielen; and Excused: none.
2/14/2019HThe committees on WLH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Todd, Har, Lowen, Tarnas, Wildberger; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Thielen; and Excused: none.
2/15/2019HReported from EEP/WLH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 703) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/15/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).
2/22/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Tuesday, 02-26-19 12:30PM in House conference room 308.
2/26/2019HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Holt, Nishimoto, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Gates, McDermott; 6 Noes: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura; and Excused: none.
3/1/2019HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1129), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/1/2019HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Creagan, Gates, Holt, Nakamura, San Buenaventura, Wildberger voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Matsumoto, McKelvey, Okimoto, Onishi, Perruso, Quinlan, Tarnas, Thielen voting no (13) and Representative(s) DeCoite excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/5/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 202).
3/5/2019SPassed First Reading.
3/5/2019SReferred to WTL/EET, WAM.
3/8/2019SThe committee(s) on WTL/EET has scheduled a public hearing on 03-13-19 1:15PM in conference room 229.
3/13/2019SThe committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WTL were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Kahele; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Nishihara ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Riviere; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
3/13/2019SThe committee(s) on EET recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EET were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) J.Keohokalole; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi, Inouye.
3/21/2019SReported from WTL/EET (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1338) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/21/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1), and referred to WAM, with Senators Harimoto, Ihara, Moriwaki, Riviere, Ruderman, and Thielen voting "No"; and Senators English, Fevella, and Kim voting "Aye, with reservations".
4/1/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-03-19 10:25AM in conference room 211.
4/3/2019SThe committee on WAM deferred the measure.

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

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HB593 HD1 SD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
EEP/WLH 325 2/12/2019 8:55 AM View
EEP/WLH 325 2/14/2019 11:30 AM View
FIN 308 2/26/2019 12:30 PM View
WTL/EET 229 3/13/2019 1:15 PM View
WAM 211 4/03/2019 10:25 AM View