STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.B. No. 1830

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.B. No. 1830 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(1) Allow the deposit of funds appropriated by the Legislature into the University of Hawaii Green Special Fund (Fund); and

 

(2) Require legislative approval for all expenditures from the Fund.

 

The University of Hawaii, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Sierra Club of Hawaii, Hawaii Energy, and several individuals supported this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing its effective date to January 28, 2045, to encourage further discussion; and

 

(2) Making a technical, nonsubstantive amendment for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1830, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1830, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Higher Education.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection,

 

 

 

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair