STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1395

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.R. No. 105

      H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.R. No. 105, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT OF FURTHER DISCUSSION ON THE POSSIBILITY OF LOCAL OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF ROBUST DISCUSSIONS THAT INCLUDE THE EXPLORATION OF ALTERNATIVE OWNERSHIP MODELS FOR ELECTRIC UTILITIES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to express the House of Representative's support of further discussion on the possibility of local ownership and control of electric utilities and to encourage robust discussions that include the exploration of alternative ownership models for electric utilities.  

 

     Hawaii County Council Member Greggor Ilagan; Hawaii County Council member Dennis "Fresh" Onishi; and a few concerned individuals supported the measure.  

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 105, H.D. 1, and recommends its adoption.

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,

 

 

 

 

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ANGUS L.K. McKELVEY, Chair