HI HB307 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 5 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-04-23 - Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 828).
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Broadens the definition of "renewable energy" as used in the public utilities commission law to include other self-replenishing non-fossil fuel, non-nuclear resources. Amends the renewable energy technologies income tax credit by, among other things, including commercial seawater air conditioning systems. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)

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Relating To Renewable Energy.



2019-04-23SenateReceived notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 828).
2019-04-23SenateReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 825).
2019-04-22HouseHouse Conferee(s) discharged.
2019-04-22HouseHouse Conferees Appointed: Lowen, Takumi, Cullen Co-Chairs; McDermott.
2019-04-22HouseRe-referred to EEP, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 56
2019-04-18HouseReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
2019-04-18SenateSenate Conferees Appointed: Wakai Chair; Baker, Keith-Agaran Co-Chairs; Fevella.
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. 716) in amended form (SD 1).
2019-04-09SenatePassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 20; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella, Harimoto, Inouye, Kim, Moriwaki, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, L. Thielen. Noes, 4 (Senator(s) English, Gabbard, Ihara, Ruderman). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) S. Chang). Transmitted to House.
2019-04-05Senate48 Hrs. Notice 04-09-19.
2019-04-05SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2019-04-05SenateReported from EET/CPH/WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1897) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2019-04-04SenateThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 5 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, Kidani, Taniguchi, Fevella.
2019-04-04SenateThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) J.Keohokalole, L. Thielen, Fevella ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Ruderman; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara.
2019-04-04SenateThe 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; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Taniguchi, J.Keohokalole ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye, Fevella.
2019-04-02SenateThe committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 04-04-19 10:40AM in conference room 211.
2019-04-02SenateThe committee(s) on EET deferred the measure until 04-04-19 1:35PM in conference room 414.
2019-04-02SenateThe committee(s) on CPH deferred the measure until 04-04-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
2019-03-29SenateThe committee(s) on EET/CPH/WAM has scheduled a public hearing on 04-02-19 9:50AM in conference room 211.
2019-03-29SenateRe-Referred to EET/CPH/WAM.
2019-03-27SenateThe committee on CPH deferred the measure.
2019-03-27SenateThe committee on EET deferred the measure.
2019-03-22SenateThe committee(s) on EET/CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 03-27-19 2:45PM in conference room 414.
2019-03-07SenateReferred to EET/CPH.
2019-03-07SenatePassed First Reading.
2019-03-07SenateReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 365).
2019-03-05HousePassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Matsumoto, Perruso, Thielen, Wildberger voting no (4) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
2019-03-01HousePassed Second Reading; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakashima excused (2).
2019-03-01HouseReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1153), recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2019-02-28HouseThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Wildberger; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
2019-02-28HouseBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday, 02-28-19 2:05PM in House conference room 308.
2019-02-28HouseRe-referred to FIN, referral sheet 26
2019-01-22HouseReferred to EEP, CPC, referral sheet 3
2019-01-22HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2019-01-18HousePending introduction.


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