HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Rep. Jessica Wooley, Chair

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Cheape

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Gregg Takayama

 

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Chris Lee, Chair

Rep. Cynthia Thielen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, April 19, 2013

TIME:

8:45AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 225

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SCR 74, SD1

(SSCR1451)

Status

URGING THE INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A COMPREHENSIVE INTERAGENCY PLAN FOR THE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF ALBIZIA THROUGHOUT THE STATE; STARTING WITH THE ISLAND OF HAWAII, AND TO PARTNER TO UTILIZE ALBIZIA TREES THAT ARE REMOVED AND URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO INVESTIGATE BIOCONTROL AGENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF ALBIZIA.

 

 

AGR/EEP, FIN

SCR 28, SD1

(SSCR1108)

Status

REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE PROGRESS IN IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE RELIABILITY STANDARDS WORKING GROUP.

 

 

EEP, CPC

SCR 123, SD1

(SSCR1548)

Status

EXPRESSING CONCERN ABOUT THE USE OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING IN HAWAII.

 

 

EEP, CPC

SCR 37, SD1

(SSCR1447)

Status

REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO CONSIDER WHETHER STRANDED COSTS ARE A SIGNIFICANT FACTOR IN THE ELECTRIC UTILITIES' FAILURE TO RETIRE OLD, OIL-FIRED GENERATION PLANTS AND ANY APPROPRIATE MEASURES THAT WOULD ENCOURAGE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO RETIRE OLD, OIL-FIRED GENERATION PLANTS AND THE POTENTIAL IMPACT THIS WOULD HAVE ON RATEPAYERS.

 

 

EEP, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 313 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6121 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website 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 586-9450 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.

 

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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair

 

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Rep. Jessica Wooley

Chair