RELATING TO ENERGY.
Report Title: Energy; Barrel Tax; Energy Systems Development Special Fund
Description: Re-establishes the energy systems development special fund, which was repealed. Amends the amount of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax to be deposited into the existing various funds. Amends the purpose of the hydrogen investment capital special fund to be for the development of hydrogen production, storage, and dispensing infrastructure. Appropriates a one-time unspecified amount from the revenues of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax to be deposited into the hydrogen investment capital special fund. Extends the repeal of various allocations of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax from 2015 to 2030. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB2196 HD1)
Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Johanson, Jordan, Matsumoto, Say, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Awana, Cabanilla, Carroll, Cullen, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Har, McDermott, Tokioka, Yamane voting no (12) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.