HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Denny Coffman, Acting Chair

 

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

TIME:

9:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 146, SD1

(SSCR551)

Status

RELATING TO BIOFUEL.

Proposed HD1:

Requires diesel fuel sold in the State for use in motor vehicles to contain no less than 5% biodiesel that is produced in the State from agricultural products grown in the State. (HD1 PROPOSED)

 

EEP, FIN

SB 1493, SD1, HD1

(HSCR970)

Status

RELATING TO LIGHT POLLUTION.

Requires every new and replacement outdoor light fixtures to be fully shielded beginning on July 1, 2013, with certain exemptions. Defines fully shielded. Effective July 1, 2011. (SB1493 HD1)

 

TRN, EEP, FIN

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 317 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 317 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-9608 (for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-9605 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" Web site at www.capitoltv.org OR call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Denny Coffman

Acting Chair