THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Donna Mercado Kim, Chair

Senator Shan S. Tsutsui, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Monday February 22, 2010

TIME:

10 :10am

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard by the Senate standing committee on Energy and Environment.

 

SB 2081, SD1

(SSCR2043)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL.

Increases the fine for littering. Requires moneys to be deposited into the county general fund for the county that issued the fine or if the fine is issued by the state, into a special account in the state general fund for use by the state law enforcement agency that issued the littering citation. (SD1)

 

ENE/TIA, WAM

SB 2231

(SSCR2020)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.

Exempts electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging systems from the general excise tax from July 1, 2010, to before January 1, 2020.

 

ENE/TIA, WAM

SB 2420, SD1

(SSCR2086)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER PROGRAM.

Removes the exemption for dietary supplements from the deposit beverage container program; adds hard spirits, and wine containers. (SD1)

 

ENE, WAM

SB 2544, SD1

(SSCR2085)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST HONOLULU SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING LLC PROJECTS ON THE ISLAND OF OAHU.

Extends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds for Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning LLC. (SD1)

 

ENE, WAM

SB 2563

(SSCR2087)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

Amends the lead by example goals of state energy efficiency to target 30% energy efficiency by 2030.

 

ENE, WAM

SB 2818, SD1

(SSCR2333)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Reduces the membership of the environmental council from 15 to 9; establishes the environmental review special fund; revises the environmental assessment and environmental impact statement process to create a more streamlined, transparent, and consistent process. (SD1)

 

ENE/WTL, WAM

SB 2926, SD1

(SSCR2088)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS.

Authorizes issuance of special purpose revenue bonds for Carbon Bio-Engineers Inc., for development of non-fossil fuel energy production. (SD1)

 

ENE, WAM

 

 

 

 

 

Decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

Persons wishing to comment should submit their comments in one of the following ways:

 

         By Email: Comments may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Committee at WAMTestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov . Please indicate the measure, date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

         In person: 1 copy of their Comments to the committee clerk, Room 210, State Capitol.

 

By fax: Comments may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to which committee the comments is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing

 

FOR AMENDED HEARING NOTICES: If the notice is an amended notice, measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If there is a measure that is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6800.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Donna Mercado Kim

Chair