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Measure Title: RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION.
Report Title: State Responsibilities; Office of Planning; Climate Change; Sea Level Rise Adaptation
Description: Requires the Office of Planning, in cooperation with each state agency having operational responsibilities over state facilities, to: identify existing and planned facilities that are vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding impacts, and natural hazards; assess a range of options to mitigate the impacts of sea level rise to those facilities; and submit annual reports to the Governor, Legislature, and Hawaii climate change mitigation and adaptation commission regarding the vulnerability and adaptation assessments for state facilities and the progress made in implementing sea level rise adaptation in future plans, programs, and capital improvement needs and decisions. Amends the Hawaii State Planning Act to include sustainable development, climate change adaptation, and sea level rise adaptation as objectives for facility systems. (CD1)
Companion:  SB371
Package: None
Current Referral: WTL/AEN, WAM
Introducer(s): TARNAS, AQUINO, BELATTI, BRANCO, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, JOHANSON, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TAM, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Eli

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1/21/2021HPending introduction.
1/22/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2021HReferred to WAL/EEP, FIN, referral sheet 1
2/12/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by WAL/EEP on Tuesday, 02-16-21 11:00AM in House conference room 430 & 325 Via Videoconference.
2/16/2021HThe committees on WAL recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Tarnas, Branco, Ganaden, B. Kobayashi, Kong, Morikawa, Ohno; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
2/16/2021HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Marten, Matayoshi, Perruso, Todd, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Tokioka.
2/18/2021HReported from WAL/EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 426) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/18/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Gates excused (1).
2/23/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday, 02-25-21 11:00AM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
2/25/2021HThe 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; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/4/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 709), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/4/2021HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/5/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 37).
3/5/2021SPassed First Reading.
3/9/2021SReferred to WTL/AEN, WAM.
3/12/2021SThe committee(s) on WTL/AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 03-17-21 1:05PM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
3/17/2021SThe committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WTL were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, Misalucha, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Keith-Agaran.
3/17/2021SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Nishihara, Acasio, Rhoads, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/25/2021SReported from WTL/AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1150) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/25/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
3/25/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-01-21 9:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/1/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 04-05-21 10:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/5/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 04-07-21 10:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/7/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/9/2021SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1697) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/9/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 04-13-21.
4/13/2021SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/13/2021HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 659) in amended form (SD 2).
4/15/2021HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/16/2021SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 558).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Tarnas, Lowen, Branco Co-Chairs; McDermott.
4/16/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Inouye Chair; Gabbard, Moriwaki Co-Chairs.
4/19/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 809).
4/18/2021SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-19-21 4:00PM; CR 016.
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
4/19/2021HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) Tarnas, Lowen, Branco; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
4/19/2021SThe 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) Inouye, Gabbard, Moriwaki; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/22/2021HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 11) as amended in (CD 1).
4/22/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday 04-27-21.
4/22/2021SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 11).
4/22/2021S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-27-21.
4/27/2021SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/27/2021HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) LoPresti excused (1).
4/28/2021HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 858).
4/28/2021SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 634).
4/28/2021HTransmitted to Governor.

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HB243 HD1 SD2 CD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
WAL/EEP 2/16/21 11:00A
430 & 325 Via Videoconference
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FIN 2/25/21 11:00A
308 Via Videoconference
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WTL/AEN 3/17/21 1:05P
CR 229 & Videoconference
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WAM 4/01/21 9:30A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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WAM 4/05/21 10:35A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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WAM 4/07/21 10:35A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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CONF 4/19/21 4:00P
CR 016
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