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SB1793 SD1 HD1 CD1     
Measure Title: RELATING TO THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.
Report Title: Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority; Board of Directors
Description: Allows the natural energy laboratory of Hawaii authority (NELHA) to communicate directly with governor and legislature and make employment decisions and purchase supplies, equipment, and furniture without DBEDT approval, with the exception of actions in regard to the center of excellence for research in ocean sciences. Increases from eleven to thirteen, the number of members on the board; increases from three to five, the number of public members, with two of them selected from tenants of NELHA and three from the general public; prevents the tenant members from voting on lease rent or water rate issues; and requires a super majority vote of seven members to make decisions on lease rent or water rate issues. (CD1)
Companion:  HB1675
Package: None
Current Referral: EDB, EEP, FIN
Introducer(s): KOKUBUN, TOKUDA, Fukunaga, Baker, Taniguchi, Bunda, English, Tsutsui, Sakamoto

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1/24/2007SIntroduced.
1/26/2007SPassed First Reading.
1/30/2007SReferred to ENE.
2/16/2007SThe committee(s) on ENE has scheduled a public hearing on 02-22-07 at 2:45 pm in conference room 414.
2/21/2007SThe committee(s) on ENE has rescheduled its public hearing to 02-27-07 at 3:00 pm in conference room 414.
2/21/2007SRe-Referred to ENE/EDT.
2/21/2007SThe committee(s) on ENE/EDT has scheduled a public hearing on 02-27-07 at 3:00 pm in conference room 414.
2/27/2007SThe committee(s) on EDT recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EDT were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Fukunaga, Espero, English, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Ige.
2/27/2007SThe committee(s) on ENE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in ENE were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Menor, Hooser, Ihara, Kokubun; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Trimble; and 0 Excused: none.
3/2/2007SReported from ENE/EDT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 760) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
3/2/2007SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
3/2/2007S48 Hrs. Notice 03-06-07.
3/6/2007SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Trimble). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Hee). Transmitted to House.
3/6/2007HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 376) in amended form (SD 1).
3/8/2007HPass First Reading
3/9/2007HReferred to EDB, FIN, referral sheet 32
8/27/2007DCarried over to 2008 Regular Session.
3/11/2008HProposed draft of Bill scheduled to be heard by EDB on Thursday, 03-13-08 at 10:30 am in House conference room 325. Copy of proposed draft available at www.capitol.hawaii.gov.
3/13/2008HThe committees on EDB recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamashita, Wakai, Brower, Chang, Hanohano, Herkes, Manahan, Tsuji, Yamane; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Berg, Ching, Marumoto; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/18/2008HReported from EDB (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1211-08) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
3/19/2008HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no (0) and Nakasone excused (1).
3/25/2008HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 03-28-08 at 2:00 pm in House conference room 308.
3/28/2008HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) M. Oshiro, Lee, Awana, Belatti, Brower, Hanohano, Har, Karamatsu, Manahan, Mizuno, Rhoads, Sagum, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Meyer; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Carroll, Magaoay, Nakasone, Pine.
4/2/2008HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1623-08), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/3/2008HPassed Third Reading with none voting no (0) and Belatti, Finnegan, Morita, Nakasone, Sonson, Thielen excused (6). Transmitted to Senate.
4/4/2008SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 464).
4/4/2008SDeferred until 04-08-08.
4/8/2008SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/14/2008SSenate Conferees appointed: Menor, Chair; Fukunaga, Co-Chair(s); Slom.
4/14/2008HHouse conferees appointed: Yamashita, Morita, Lee Co-Chairs; Wakai, Ching.
4/14/2008SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 728).
4/14/2008HRe-referred to EDB, EEP, FIN, referral sheet 79.
4/14/2008HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 662).
4/18/2008SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-21-08 at 2:30 pm in conference room 225.
4/21/2008SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-23-08 at 2:30 pm in conference room 225.
4/23/2008SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-08 at 2:30 pm in conference room 225.
4/24/2008SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-08 at 5:30 pm in conference room 225.
4/24/2008SThe 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) Menor, Fukunaga, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/24/2008HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamashita, Morita, Lee, Wakai; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ching.
4/25/2008SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 50-08).
4/25/2008HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 50-08) as amended in (CD 1).
4/25/2008HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday 04/29/08.
4/25/2008S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-29-08.
4/29/2008SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 23 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 2 No(es): Senator(s) Slom, Trimble. 0 Excused: none.
4/29/2008HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Finnegan, Marumoto, Meyer, Thielen voting no (4) and Representative(s) Nakasone excused (1).
4/30/2008HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 729).
5/1/2008SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 824).
5/5/2008SEnrolled to Governor.
6/23/2008SNotice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-08 (Gov. Msg. No. 843)
6/23/2008HNotice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 513)
7/8/2008HVetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 557).
7/8/2008SVetoed on 07-08-08 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 871).
7/8/2008SVeto overridden - 2/3's vote: Ayes, 19; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 3 (Hemmings, Slom, Trimble). Excused, 3 (Bunda, Inouye, Whalen).
7/10/2008HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 749) motion to override veto that was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the Senate.

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SB1793 SD1 HD1 CD1




CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
EDB 325 3/13/2008 10:30 AM View
FIN 308 3/28/2008 2:00 PM View
CONF 225 4/21/2008 2:30 PM View
CONF 225 4/23/2008 2:30 PM View
CONF 225 4/24/2008 2:30 PM View