HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

TIME:

8:30AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: SB750 (SSCR864)

 

SB 2257, SD1

(SSCR2516)

Status

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

Makes eligible for membership on a county arborist advisory committee certified arborists, horticulturists with specialization in trees, and persons who have received a master's degree in botany. (SD1)

 

EEP, WAL

SB 2773, SD2

(SSCR2773)

Status

RELATING TO THE ALOHA+ CHALLENGE.

Appropriates funds for the natural resource management, clean energy, and green workforce development goals of the Aloha+ Challenge. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EEP, WAL/AGR, FIN

SB 750

(SSCR864)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST ANAERGIA INCORPORATED.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Anaergia Incorporated with the development of facilities for renewable nonfossil fuel energy production in Maui.

 

EEP, FIN

SB 2604, SD1

(SSCR2789)

Status

RELATING TO A MICROGRID PILOT PROJECT FOR SCHOOLS.

Requires the department of education to establish an off-grid microgrid pilot project through the Ka Hei program at a school of its choosing. (SD1)

 

EEP, EDN, FIN

SB 2906

(SSCR2778)

Status

RELATING TO SECTION 13 OF ACT 380, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1997.

Removes the sunset date on the use of new safe harbor agreements, habitat conservation plans, and incidental take licenses as recovery options for conserving and protecting the State's threatened and endangered species.

 

EEP, JUD, FIN

HCR 61

Status

ENDORSING AND SUPPORTING THE ALA WAI WATERSHED PARTNERSHIP AND REQUESTING A REPORT ON PROGRESS MADE BY THE PARTNERSHIP.

 

 

EEP, WAL

HCR 37 / HR 9 /

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING HAWAII'S ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM FOR DONATIONS OF EXCESS ENERGY FROM PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS.

 

 

EEP, CPC

 

 

 

 

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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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair