Energy and Environment Committee, Hawaii State Senate

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Hawaii State Senate
SLP badge.png
Senate Committees

Agriculture
Commerce and Consumer Protection
Economic Development, Government Operations and Housing
EducationEnergy and EnvironmentHawaiian Affairs
HealthHigher EducationHuman Services
Judiciary and Labor
Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs
Tourism
Transportation and International Affairs
Water and LandWays and Means

House Committees

The Committee on Energy and Environment is a standing committee of the Hawaii State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Hawaii State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The purview of this committee includes those programs relating to energy resources, including the development of alternative energy resources; population; and environmental quality control and protection, including litter control, recycling, wastewater treatment, endangered species, invasive species and hazardous waste.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Energy and Environment Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (1)
Mike Gabbard, ChairSamuel Slom
Russell Ruderman, Vice Chair
Suzanne Chun Oakland
Les Ihara, Jr.

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 3-7)
  2. Information submitted by Carol Taniguchi via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 28, 2014.
  3. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 22-1)
  4. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 21-5)
  5. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.