Hawaii - SB 559 - 2017

Relating to climate change.

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Added On: 01-27-2017
Updated On: 08-07-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Stanley Chang (Senate/Democratic), J. Kalani English (Senate/Democratic), Will Espero (Senate/Democratic), Mike Gabbard (Senate/Democratic), Josh Green (Senate/Democratic), Les Ihara (Senate/Democratic), Kaiali‘i Kahele (Senate/Democratic), Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran (Senate/Democratic), Michelle Kidani (Senate/Democratic), Clarence K. Nishihara (Senate/Democratic), Karl Rhoads (Senate/Democratic), Gil Riviere (Senate/Democratic), Maile S.L. Shimabukuro (Senate/Democratic), Brian T. Taniguchi (Senate/Democratic)





Actions (55)

  • 01-20-2017 - Introduced.
  • 01-23-2017 - Referred to AEN/GVO, WAM.
  • 01-23-2017 - Passed First Reading.
  • 01-27-2017 - Re-Referred to AEN/GVO/TRE, WAM.
  • 02-03-2017 - The committee(s) on AEN/GVO/TRE has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-17 3:00PM in conference room 225.
  • 02-10-2017 - The committee(s) on AEN/GVO/TRE has scheduled a public hearing on 02-14-17 10:10AM in conference room 414.
  • 02-14-2017 - The committee(s) on GVO recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in GVO were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, Galuteria, K. Rhoads; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kim, Tokuda.
  • 02-14-2017 - The committee(s) on TRE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in TRE were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, Dela Cruz, English, Harimoto, Shimabukuro; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
  • 02-14-2017 - The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in AEN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Riviere, K. Rhoads, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara.
  • 02-17-2017 - Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.
  • 02-17-2017 - Reported from AEN/GVO/TRE (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 423) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to WAM.
  • 02-24-2017 - The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-27-17 9:40AM in conference room 211.
  • 02-27-2017 - The 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) Tokuda, English, Galuteria, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Inouye, Wakai.
  • 03-03-2017 - 48 Hrs. Notice 03-07-17.
  • 03-03-2017 - Reported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 741) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 1).
  • 03-07-2017 - Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 199) in amended form (SD 1).
  • 03-07-2017 - Report adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
  • 03-09-2017 - Pass First Reading
  • 03-09-2017 - Referred to EEP/WAL, FIN, referral sheet 27
  • 03-20-2017 - Bill scheduled to be heard by EEP/WAL on Thursday, 03-23-17 11:00AM in House conference room 325.
  • 03-23-2017 - The committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, Cullen, Evans, Kong, Say, Yamane, Fukumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama.
  • 03-23-2017 - The committees on WAL recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Kong, Cullen, Evans, C. Lee, Lowen, Say, Fukumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama.
  • 03-24-2017 - Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6).
  • 03-24-2017 - Reported from EEP/WAL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1340) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
  • 03-29-2017 - Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 03-31-17 3:00PM in House conference room 308.
  • 03-31-2017 - The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Choy, DeCoite, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, Nakamura, Tokioka, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Cachola, Ward; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Quinlan, Tupola.
  • 04-07-2017 - Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1736) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
  • 04-07-2017 - Forty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-11-17.
  • 04-11-2017 - Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Cachola, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Kong, McDermott voting no (2) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
  • 04-13-2017 - Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 677).
  • 04-13-2017 - Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 559).
  • 04-13-2017 - Senate disagrees with House amendments.
  • 04-17-2017 - House Conferees Appointed: C. Lee, Yamane, Lowen Co-Chairs; Thielen.
  • 04-17-2017 - Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 587).
  • 04-18-2017 - Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 681).
  • 04-18-2017 - Senate Conferees Appointed: Gabbard Chair; Kim, Inouye, English Co-Chairs.
  • 04-19-2017 - Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-21-17 11:00AM in conference room 224.
  • 04-21-2017 - Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-17 11:00AM in conference room 224.
  • 04-24-2017 - Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-17 11:00AM in conference room 224.
  • 04-26-2017 - Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 11:00AM in conference room 224.
  • 04-28-2017 - Reported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 101).
  • 04-28-2017 - 48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 05-02-17.
  • 04-28-2017 - Reported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 101) as amended in (CD 1).
  • 04-28-2017 - Forty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 05-02-17.
  • 04-28-2017 - Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 12:30PM in conference room 224.
  • 04-28-2017 - Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 2:15PM in conference room 224.
  • 04-28-2017 - The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim, English; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye.
  • 04-28-2017 - The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Yamane.
  • 05-02-2017 - Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 25 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
  • 05-02-2017 - Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1).
  • 05-03-2017 - Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 737).
  • 05-04-2017 - Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 642).
  • 05-04-2017 - Enrolled to Governor.
  • 06-08-2017 - Act 032, on 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132).
  • 06-08-2017 - Act 032, 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132).

Votes (10)

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Passed
02-14-2017The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED.Senate401yes
02-14-2017The committee(s) on GVO recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED.Senate302yes
02-14-2017The committee(s) on TRE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED.Senate500yes
02-27-2017The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.Senate803yes
03-23-2017The committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.House801yes
03-23-2017The committees on WAL recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.House801yes
03-31-2017The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.House1502yes
04-28-2017The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.Senate301yes
04-28-2017The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments.House301yes
05-02-2017Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1).Senate2500yes

News (2)

Hawaii becomes first state to pass laws supporting Paris accord - Chicago Tribune
Published by chicagotribune.com
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 21:08:20 GMT

But after Trump announced the United States would exit the Paris agreement, Glenn and his co-chair on the Sustainable Hawaii Initiative recommended the bill signing and ceremony be moved up because "this was of such national importance," he said ...

State leaders condemn decision to withdraw from climate accord - Hawaii Tribune Herald
Published by hawaiitribune-herald.com
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:08:30 GMT

“The way the Paris accord is set up is adaptation and mitigation,” Maui Sen. J. Kalani English, the bill's introducer, told the Tribune-Herald on Thursday. “So we mirror that. (SB 559) puts Hawaii in accord with all the other countries in the world ...