Hawaii State Legislature
2002 Legislative Session

HB2242 HD2

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Measure Title: RELATING TO HYDROELECTRICITY.
Report Title: Low-head hydroelectric plants. CIP appropriation. ($)
Description: Establishes the irrigation system special fund. Requires proceeds from the sale of electricity from low-head hydroelectric plants that utilize water from state irrigation projects to be deposited into the special fund. Proceeds shall be used to operate and maintain state irrigation projects. Requires PUC to direct public utilities to purchase electricity. Repeals eminent domain powers of board of agriculture relating to its management of irrigation and water utilization systems. Adds additional powers for board of agriculture relating to low-head hydroelectric plants. Authorizes issuance of $1 in general obligation bonds to construct low-head hydroelectric plants. (HB2242 HD2)
Package: None
Companion:
Introducer(s): SAY, LUKE
Current Referral:AGT/WLE/CPH, WAM

Date Status Text
1/23/2002HIntroduced
1/25/2002HPass First Reading
1/30/2002HReferred to AGR/EEP/WLU, FIN, referral sheet 5
2/8/2002HBill scheduled to be heard by AGR/EEP/WLU on Thursday, 02-14-02 at 8:00 am in House conference room 325.
2/14/2002HThe committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Abinsay, Cabreros, Case, Chang, Magaoay, Suzuki, Davis, Gomes; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Ahu Isa, Takumi, Halford, Whalen.
2/14/2002HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Morita, Schatz, Hale, Kanoho, B. Oshiro, Jaffe, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Ito, Bukoski, Meyer.
2/14/2002HThe committees on WLU recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Kanoho, Hale, Morita, B. Oshiro, Schatz, Jaffe, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Ito, Bukoski, Meyer.
2/15/2002HReported from the committee on AGR/EEP/WLU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 356-02) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on FIN.
2/15/2002HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD1 ) and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Representative(s) Pendleton, Rath, Thielen excused.
2/20/2002HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 02-22-02 at 1:00 pm in House conference room 308.
2/22/2002HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Takamine, Kawakami, Espero, Magaoay, Nakasone, Saiki, Suzuki, Yonamine, Davis, Leong, Moses; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Djou; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cabreros, Rath.
3/1/2002HReported from the committee on FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 644-02) as amended in (HD 2), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/1/2002HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03/05/02.
3/5/2002HPassed Third Reading as amended in (HD2 ) with none voting no and Representative(s) Souki excused.
3/5/2002HTransmitted to Senate.
3/7/2002SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 230).
3/7/2002SPassed First Reading.
3/7/2002SReferred to AGT/WLE/CPH, WAM.

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment