HI HB1583 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 28 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-04-25 - Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 224.
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]

Summary

Authorizes the Department of Education to evaluate the feasibility and cost-benefit of establishing and implementing a pilot microgrid to provide backup power in the event of a natural disaster or other similar emergency. Authorizes the Department of Transportation to evaluate the feasibility and cost-benefit of a renewable energy microgrid system to provide backup power in the event of a natural disaster or other similar emergency at one facility. Authorizes the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority to establish a microgrid demonstration project. Requires the agencies conducting the evaluations and pilots to report findings and data to the Public Utilities Commission for the Commission to consider in its evaluation of ways to incentivize the installation of renewable energy systems in public facilities that can provide backup power in the event the broader electric grid cannot provide power. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

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Title

Relating To Electric Grid Resiliency.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-25HouseBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 224.
2019-04-24HouseReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 958).
2019-04-24SenateSenate Conferees Appointed: Kidani Chair; Wakai, Inouye, Baker Co-Chairs; Fevella.
2019-04-18SenateReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 814).
2019-04-17HouseHouse Conferees Appointed: Lowen, Woodson, Takumi, Cullen Co-Chairs; Thielen.
2019-04-17HouseRe-referred to EEP, LHE, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 54
2019-04-12SenateReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
2019-04-11HouseHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
2019-04-09HouseReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 881) in amended form (SD 2).
2019-04-09SenateReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
2019-04-05Senate48 Hrs. Notice 04-09-19.
2019-04-05SenateReported from CPH/TRS/WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1955) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
2019-04-02SenateThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto, K. Kahele, Riviere.
2019-04-02SenateThe committee(s) on TRS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TRS were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, English, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto.
2019-04-02SenateThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2019-03-29SenateThe committee(s) on CPH/TRS/WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-02-19 10:00AM in conference room 211.
2019-03-22SenateRe-Referred to EDU/EET, CPH/TRS/WAM.
2019-03-22SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPH/WAM.
2019-03-22SenateReported from EDU/EET (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1522) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to CPH/WAM.
2019-03-20SenateThe committee(s) on EET recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EET were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi, Inouye.
2019-03-20SenateThe committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EDU were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kim, Dela Cruz.
2019-03-18SenateThe committee(s) on EDU/EET has scheduled a public hearing on 03-20-19 3:15PM in conference room 414.
2019-03-05SenateReferred to EDU/EET, CPH/WAM.
2019-03-01SenatePassed First Reading.
2019-03-01SenateReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 134).
2019-02-28HousePassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Kong voting no (1) and Representative(s) DeCoite excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
2019-02-28HouseReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 875), recommending passage on Third Reading.
2019-02-20HouseThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Belatti, Cachola, Har, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Kong; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Mizuno.
2019-02-15HouseBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Wednesday, 02-20-19 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
2019-02-14HouseReport adopted. referred to the committee(s) on CPC as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Nakamura excused (2).
2019-02-14HouseReported from LHE (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 445) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to CPC.
2019-02-12HouseThe committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Hashem, Perruso, DeCoite, Johanson, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas, Tokioka, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2019-02-08HouseBill scheduled to be heard by LHE on Tuesday, 02-12-19 2:15PM in House conference room 309.
2019-02-07HousePassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on LHE with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2).
2019-02-07HouseReported from EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 129) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to LHE.
2019-02-05HouseThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Wildberger, Tarnas, Todd, Yamane; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Har; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Thielen.
2019-02-01HouseBill scheduled to be heard by EEP on Tuesday, 02-05-19 8:45AM in House conference room 325.
2019-01-31HouseRe-referred to EEP, LHE, CPC, referral sheet 9
2019-01-28HouseReferred to EEP/LHE, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6
2019-01-24HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.

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