STAND. COM. REP. NO.1197-02
RE: S.B. No. 2802
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2802, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO LEASING OF PUBLIC LANDS TO RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCERS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to support and promote the development of renewable energy sources by authorizing the Board of Land and Natural Resources to lease public lands, through direct negotiation, to renewable energy producers.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, Life of the Land, Hawaii Renewable Energy Alliance, Hawaiian Electric Company, Hawaii Electric Light Company, Maui Electric Company, and an individual supported this bill.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2020, to promote further discussion; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2802, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2802, S.D. 2, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair