STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1170-10
RE: S.B. No. 2563
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Fifth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2010
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2563, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to direct Hawaii toward future based on energy efficiency by:
(1) Requiring the Director of the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) to impose and collect fees for the administration of the Solar Water Heater System for New Residences Program; and
(2) Setting the goal of using alternative fuels to meet 30 percent of highway fuel demand by 2030.
DBEDT submitted comments.
Your Committee has amended this bill by:
(1) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2020, to encourage further discussion; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive changes for clarity, consistency, 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. 2563, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2563, S.D. 1, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
MARCUS R. OSHIRO, Chair