HB 78

  • Hawaii House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Mar 11, 2021
  • Passed House Mar 09, 2021
  • Passed Senate Apr 13, 2021
  • Governor

Relating To The Underground Construction Of High-Voltage Electric Transmission Lines.

Abstract

Eliminates the requirement for a public utility to seek approval from the public utilities commission for the underground construction of high-voltage electric transmission lines if certain conditions are met. (SD1)

Bill Sponsors (23)

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Jun 24, 2021

House

Act 065, on 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).

Senate

Act 065, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).

Apr 23, 2021

Senate

Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 621).

House

Transmitted to Governor.

Apr 22, 2021

House

Passed Final Reading as amended in SD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).

House

House agrees to Senate amendment(s).

Senate

Received notice of House reconsideration of action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate (Hse. Com. No. 614).

Apr 20, 2021

Senate

Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 578).

House

Reconsideration of action taken on 04-15-21.

Apr 19, 2021

Senate

Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).

House

House Conferee(s) discharged.

House

Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 809).

Apr 16, 2021

Senate

Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 558).

Senate

Senate Conferees Appointed: Baker Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Chang.

House

House Conferees Appointed: Lowen, Kitagawa, Marten Co-Chairs; Matsumoto.

Apr 15, 2021

House

House disagrees with Senate amendment (s).

Apr 13, 2021

House

Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 646) in amended form (SD 1).

Senate

Report adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.

Apr 09, 2021

Senate

Reported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1580) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.

Senate

One Day Notice 04-13-21.

Apr 06, 2021

Senate

The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Shimabukuro, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Moriwaki, Taniguchi.

Mar 25, 2021

Senate

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-06-21 9:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.

Senate

Reported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1136) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.

Senate

Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

Mar 17, 2021

Senate

The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Chang, Misalucha, Nishihara, Riviere, San Buenaventura, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.

Mar 12, 2021

Senate

The committee(s) on CPN has scheduled a public hearing on 03-17-21 9:30AM; CR 229 & Videoconference.

Mar 11, 2021

Senate

Referred to CPN, WAM.

  • Referral-Committee
Ways and Means Commerce and Consumer Protection

Senate

Passed First Reading.

Senate

Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 182).

Mar 09, 2021

House

Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Sayama excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.

Mar 05, 2021

House

Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 921), recommending passage on Third Reading.

Mar 02, 2021

House

The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.

Feb 26, 2021

House

Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Tuesday, 03-02-21 11:00AM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.

Feb 17, 2021

House

Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Hashem excused (1).

House

Reported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 308), recommending referral to FIN.

Feb 10, 2021

House

The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Kitagawa, Aquino, Har, Hashem, Kong, Mizuno, Morikawa, Onishi, Tarnas, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.

Feb 08, 2021

House

Bill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Wednesday, 02-10-21 2:00PM in House conference room 329 Via Videoconference.

Feb 04, 2021

House

Reported from EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 9) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.

House

Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Tokioka excused (1).

  • Reading-2
  • Referral-Committee
Consumer Protection & Commerce

Feb 02, 2021

House

The committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Marten, Hashem, Matayoshi, Perruso, Todd, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tokioka.

Jan 29, 2021

House

Bill scheduled to be heard by EEP on Tuesday, 02-02-21 8:30AM in House conference room Via Videoconference.

Jan 27, 2021

House

Referred to EEP, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1

  • Referral-Committee
Finance Consumer Protection & Commerce Energy & Environmental Protection

Jan 21, 2021

House

Introduced and Pass First Reading.

Jan 20, 2021

House

Pending introduction.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
HB78_SD1 PDF HTML
HB78_HD1 PDF HTML
HB78 PDF HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Committee Report HB78_SD1_SSCR1580_ HTML PDF
Committee Report HB78_SD1_SSCR1136_ HTML PDF
Committee Report HB78_HD1_HSCR921_ HTML PDF
Committee Report HB78_HD1_HSCR308_ HTML PDF
Committee Report HB78_HD1_HSCR9_ HTML PDF
Testimony HB78_SD1_TESTIMONY_WAM_04-06-21_ PDF
Testimony HB78_HD1_TESTIMONY_CPN_03-17-21_ PDF
Testimony HB78_HD1_TESTIMONY_FIN_03-02-21_ PDF
Testimony HB78_HD1_TESTIMONY_CPC_02-10-21_ PDF
Testimony HB78_TESTIMONY_EEP_02-02-21_ PDF

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