Representatives Gene Ward and Bob McDermott discuss legislation on February 20, 2013.
RELATING TO MINERAL RESOURCES.
Report Title: Mineral Resources
Description: Promotes renewable energy in Hawaii by: (1) providing that all penalties, fees, and costs established and collected by the Department of Land and Natural Resources pursuant to Chapter 182, Hawaii Revised Statutes, be deposited in the Special Land and Development Fund; (2) including geothermal resources within the definition of a renewable energy producer; and (3) clarifying the permitting procedures for regulators and renewable energy developers considering geothermal development. (HB932 HD1)
2/20/2013 H Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fale, McDermott, Ward voting no (3) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.