HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Chris Lee, Chair

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Feki Pouha

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 992

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., MAUI ELECTRIC COMPANY, LIMITED, AND HAWAII ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY, INC.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, Limited, and Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1513

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Authorizes HTDC to provide 50% matching grants to Hawaii awardees of alternative energy research grants from the Office of Naval Research. Appropriates moneys.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1515

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PELATRON Q, LLC.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Pelatron Q, LLC, with the development of waste-to-energy power plants in Hawaii.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1393

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Expands the types of energy generation and distribution devices that could make certain electric utility customers eligible for net energy metering. Defines renewable energy generation and distribution device.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1286

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Provides that fossil fuels such as liquefied natural gas be used only as a transitional, limited-term, and cleaner replacement of petroleum for electricity generation and not impede the development and use of renewable energy sources.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1273

(HSCR82)

Status

RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.

Includes hydroelectric facilities as a permissible use on agricultural lands if the hydroelectric facilities are accessory to agricultural activities.

 

AGR, EEP, CPC

HB 645

(HSCR166)

Status

RELATING TO THE MILITARY.

Makes an appropriation to address concerns relating to and the repair of the leaking underground fuel storage tanks at the Red Hill fuel storage facility.

 

VMI, EEP, FIN

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair