HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Chair

Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Chris Todd

 

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER, LAND, & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Chris Todd, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. David A. Tarnas

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 14, 2019

TIME:

9:30am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1054, SD2

(SSCR1160)

Status

RELATING TO PLANNING.

Requires the State and counties to incorporate predictions of sea level rise and other climate change hazards and mitigation opportunities into applicable plans, strategies, and mapping. Requires the Public Utilities Commission, and any public utility regulated by the Public Utilities Commission, to consider the findings in the Hawaii Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report. Encourages each county to participate in the community rating system developed by the National Flood Insurance Program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EEP/WLH, CPC, FIN

SB 77, SD3

(SSCR895)

Status

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

Establishes two financing options for the State to select from to satisfy the federal requirement that thirty-five percent of Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project costs be funded by a local entity. The first is a financing agreement that does not obligate the State beyond funds appropriated by the Legislature and the second is an appropriation of general funds. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD3)

 

EEP/WLH, FIN

SB 934, SD1

(SSCR1158)

Status

RELATING TO CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.

Prohibits any waste or disposal facility from being located in a conservation district. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EEP/WLH, JUD, 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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 327 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8529 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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. Nicole E. Lowen

Chair