THE SENATE

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM

Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair

Senator Brian T. Taniguchi, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Monday, June 22, 2020

TIME:

3:05 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 224

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

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A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on March 9 & 10, 2020:

 

HB 1912, HD1

(HSCR707-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.

Establishes the pacific international space center for exploration systems within the department of business, economic development, and tourism for administrative purposes. Amends the composition of the board of directors of the pacific international space center for exploration systems. Creates an unspecified amount of exempt positions within the pacific international space center for exploration systems. Transfers the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the employees of the pacific international space center for exploration systems to the department of business, economic development, and tourism. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (HD1)

 

EET, WAM

HB 2366

(HSCR907-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.

Amends chapter 237D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to repeal the misdemeanor for failing to register under chapter 237D and replacing it with a fine structure and to make various technical amendments.

 

EET, WAM/JDC

HB 2498, HD1

(HSCR731-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ENERGY RESOURCES.

Amends the amount of budget appropriations for energy expenditures that agencies performing energy efficiency or renewable energy system retrofitting are entitled to receive. Repeals the required setting aside of a portion of moneys saved through the retrofitting. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EET/GVO, WAM

HB 2699, HD2

(HSCR733-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

Establishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035, and for all light-duty motor vehicles in the State by 12/31/2045. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)

 

GVO/EET/TRS, WAM

HB 1820, HD1

(HSCR861-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Amends the nominating authority of the representatives of the Heeia community development district, Kalaeloa community development district, and Kakaako community development district that serve on the Hawaii community development authority. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EET, WAM

HB 1846, HD2

(HSCR717-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

Requires an energy audit for all state facilities with an area over 10,000 square feet, except facilities at the Aloha Stadium, by 1/1/2022, and dates for energy efficiency implementation. Beginning 7/1/2020, allow for new state building construction to utilize post-industrial carbon dioxide mineralized concrete, or other materials that reduce the carbon footprint of the project where feasible and cost-effective, have twenty-five per cent of its accompanying parking lot be electric vehicle charger ready. Authorizes the Hawaii state energy office to access utility bills and energy usage data for state-owned buildings and make the data publicly available. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD2)

 

EET/GVO, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT (808)586-8585..

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Glenn Wakai

Chair