Legislative Alert: State Employees; Air Travel; DLNR; Carbon Offset Program(SB 2999) Senate Hearing 2-16-16 2:50pm Room 229

Tori McCann color byline 80Legislation introduced by Senator Shimabukuro has been scheduled for hearing before the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Environment Technology (EET) and Transportation and Energy (TRE).

Tuesday 16, February 2016 2:50pm
Hawaii State Capitol, Conference Room 229
415 South Beretania Street

SB 2999-Requires state agencies to participate in a carbon offset program to offset carbon emissions caused by their employees’ air travel. Requires DLNR to establish and administer a carbon offset program.

To keep updated on the bill status: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=2999&year=2016

There is also a House Companion: HB 2558  To stay updated on the House Companion:  http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=2558&year=2016

The last day to submit testimony is Monday February 15 2015 2:50pm. Testimony received after the deadline will not be put into public record however, you are still welcome to testify at the hearing.

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