HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

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

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, June 22, 2020

TIME:

9:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

THE STATE CAPITOL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

In order to comply with social distancing requirements, only written testimony will be accepted.

 

Proceedings will be broadcast and livestreamed via YouTube. Please refer to House of Reps. YouTube

.

 

 

SB 2820, SD2

(SSCR3345)

Status

RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.

Increases the cap amount of the renewable energy technologies income tax credit for solar energy systems for multi-family residential properties from $350 to $750. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EEP, FIN

SB 2717, SD1

(SSCR3269)

Status

RELATING TO SHARK PROTECTION.

Establishes an offense of knowingly capturing, possessing, abusing, entangling, or killing a shark in state marine waters, along with penalties and fines. Provides certain exemptions. (SD1)

 

EEP, JUD

SB 2629, SD2

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

Proposed HD1: Prohibits the issuance or renewal of covered source air permits for coal-burning electricity generation facilities after 12/31/2022. Prohibits the approval of a new, modified, or renewed power purchase agreement for electricity generated from coal after 6/30/2020. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

EEP, FIN

SB 3084, SD2

(SSCR3305)

Status

RELATING TO SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT.

Establishes a solid waste management goal of reducing the State's solid waste stream prior to disposal by 70% by 2030. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EEP, FIN

SB 2781

(SSCR3242)

Status

RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL.

Prohibits the intentional release of balloons inflated with a gas that is lighter than air.

 

EEP, JUD

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

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:

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

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6201 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the Web).

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Chair