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HB78 HD1 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINES.
Report Title: Public Utilities Commission; Public Utility; High-voltage Electric Transmission Lines; Electric Transmission Systems
Description: 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)
Companion:  SB188
Package: None
Current Referral: CPN, WAM
Introducer(s): NAKAMURA, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TAM, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, LoPresti, Marten

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1/20/2021HPending introduction.
1/21/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2021HReferred to EEP, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1
1/29/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP on Tuesday, 02-02-21 8:30AM in House conference room Via Videoconference.
2/2/2021HThe 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.
2/4/2021HReported from EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 9) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.
2/4/2021HPassed 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).
2/8/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Wednesday, 02-10-21 2:00PM in House conference room 329 Via Videoconference.
2/10/2021HThe 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.
2/17/2021HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 308), recommending referral to FIN.
2/17/2021HReport adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Hashem excused (1).
2/26/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Tuesday, 03-02-21 11:00AM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
3/2/2021HThe 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; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/5/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 921), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/9/2021HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Sayama excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/11/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 182).
3/11/2021SPassed First Reading.
3/11/2021SReferred to CPN, WAM.
3/12/2021SThe committee(s) on CPN has scheduled a public hearing on 03-17-21 9:30AM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
3/17/2021SThe 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.
3/25/2021SReported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1136) 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 04-06-21 9:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/6/2021SThe 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.
4/9/2021SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1580) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
4/9/2021SOne Day Notice 04-13-21.
4/13/2021SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/13/2021HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 646) in amended form (SD 1).
4/15/2021HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/16/2021SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 558).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Lowen, Kitagawa, Marten Co-Chairs; Matsumoto.
4/16/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Baker Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Chang.
4/19/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 809).
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
4/19/2021HHouse Conferee(s) discharged.
4/20/2021SReceived notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 578).
4/20/2021HReconsideration of action taken on 04-15-21.
4/22/2021SReceived notice of House reconsideration of action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate (Hse. Com. No. 614).
4/22/2021HHouse agrees to Senate amendment(s).
4/22/2021HPassed Final Reading as amended in SD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
4/23/2021SReceived notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 621).
4/23/2021HTransmitted to Governor.
6/24/2021HAct 065, on 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).
6/24/2021SAct 065, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB78 HD1 SD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
EEP 2/02/21 8:30A
Via Videoconference
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CPC 2/10/21 2:00P
329 Via Videoconference
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FIN 3/02/21 11:00A
308 Via Videoconference
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CPN 3/17/21 9:30A
CR 229 & Videoconference
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WAM 4/06/21 9:30A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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