HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Chris Lee, Chair

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

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: HCR 111

 

HCR 235 / HR 203 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING A STUDY OF POTENTIAL PROJECTS THAT WOULD REDUCE ENERGY COSTS FOR ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 123

Status

REQUESTING A STUDY OF POTENTIAL PROJECTS THAT WOULD REDUCE ENERGY COSTS FOR ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 241

Status

REQUESTING THAT THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION INCLUDE IN ITS ANNUAL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOSSIL FUELS USED BY ELECTRIC AND GAS UTILITIES IN THE STATE.

 

 

EEP, CPC

HCR 232 / HR 202 /

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REFORM AND AMEND THE IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT OF 1965 AND OTHER RELEVANT FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAWS TO CLASSIFY CLIMATE-RELATED MIGRANTS AS REFUGEES IN ORDER TO RECEIVE GREATER LEGAL STATUS AND PROTECTION.

 

 

EEP, JUD

HCR 55 / HR 42 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE ABILITY OF USING WAVE ENERGY PRODUCTION TO MEET THE STATE'S RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 242 / HR 209 /

Status / Status

DIRECTING THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL TO REQUIRE CERTAIN PARKING FACILITIES TO BE EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRIC VEHICLE-READY INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AT LEAST ONE PARKING SPACE, OR TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF PARKING SPACES, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 130

Status

URGING STATE AGENCIES TO EVALUATE, COLLABORATE, AND IMPLEMENT BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, TECHNOLOGIES, AND REGULATIONS TO ADDRESS VESSEL BIOFOULING IN HAWAII HARBORS.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 45 / HR 33 /

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PROHIBIT INDIVIDUALS FROM APPROACHING WITHIN FIFTY FEET OF A HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL EXCEPT WHEN PROVIDING AID TO THE HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 90 / HR 74 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO IMPLEMENT SAFEGUARDS AT HAUULA BEACH PARK TO PROTECT HAWAIIAN MONK SEALS.

 

 

EEP, JUD

HCR 75 / HR 60 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ESTABLISH A KAUAI INVASIVE SPECIES TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE ISSUES OF INVASIVE ANIMALS IN KAUAI.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 233

Status

REQUESTING THE ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE REVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT RULES, TITLE 11, CHAPTER 200, HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 111

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A REGIONAL CESSPOOL MODERNIZATION TASK FORCE WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.

 

 

EEP, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     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