HI HB370 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB370


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 7 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-03-10 - Referred to CPN.
Pending: Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Requires the public utilities commission to complete its review and issue a decision within nine months from the date that a public utility, other than an investor-owned electric utility company, files its completed application seeking approval for a merger, consolidation, acquisition, or other change of control and within twelve months from the date of the application for an investor-owned electric utility company. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)

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Relating To The Public Utilities Commission.



2023-03-10SenateReferred to CPN.
2023-03-09SenatePassed First Reading.
2023-03-09SenateReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 282).
2023-03-07HousePassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Amato, Hussey-Burdick, Kapela, Lowen, Marten, Perruso, Poepoe, Sayama, Tam voting no (9) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
2023-03-02HousePassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Kapela, Lowen, Perruso voting no (3) and none excused (0).
2023-03-02HouseReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 836) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2023-02-28HouseThe committee on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Sayama, Amato, Hashem, Onishi, Tam, Pierick; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Hussey-Burdick, Lowen; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Gates.
2023-02-24HouseBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Tuesday, 02-28-23 2:00PM in House conference room 329 VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE.
2023-01-25HouseReferred to CPC, referral sheet 1
2023-01-20HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2023-01-19HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

HB370 (Carry Over) 2023-03-10 - Referred to CPN.
SB477 (Same As) 2023-04-24 - Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 976).


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