HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

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. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

 

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 16, 2017

TIME:

11am

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 ADDED to the agenda: HB172.

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB196.

 

HB 174

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Requires the Department of Health to establish a working group to develop environmental management measures for State-owned lands.

 

EEP/WAL, FIN

HB 172

Status

RELATING TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.

Authorizes a property owner or agent to enter adjacent property under certain conditions to eradicate albizia trees before they become hazardous. Provides defense to criminal prosecution.

 

EEP/WAL, JUD

HB 196

Status

RELATING TO WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT.

Appropriates $5,000,000 for the study, design, engineering, and land acquisition for a wastewater treatment plant for Pahoa, Hawaii.

 

EEP/WAL, FIN

HB 29

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes an income tax credit for taxpayers who remove albizia trees from their real property.

 

EEP/WAL, FIN

HB 634

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE NUUANU HYDROELECTRICITY PROJECT.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to the Board of Water Supply and the Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. to upgrade Nuuanu Reservoir #1 to meet State Dam Safety Standards, as a component of the Nuuanu Hydroelectricity Project.

 

EEP/WAL, FIN

HB 635

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE NUUANU HYDROELECTRICITY PROJECT.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to the Board of Water Supply and the Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. to upgrade Nuuanu Reservoir #4 to meet State Dam Safety Standards, as a component of the Nuuanu Hydroelectricity Project.

 

EEP/WAL, 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 425 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8404 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. 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 586-8400 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. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair

 

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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair