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Energy & Environmental Protection Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives

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The Energy & Environmental Protection Committee is a standing committee of the Hawaii House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Hawaii House of Representatives are assigned by party caucuses. Members of the majority caucus designate the chair, vice-chair and majority party members of the committee, while members of the minority caucus designates the minority members of the committee.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The Speaker and Vice Speaker serve as an ex officio member of each committee without the power to vote.[4]

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This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, whose scope shall be those programs relating to energy resources and the development of renewable and alternative energy resources, energy conservation, environmental quality control and protection, and environmental health.[5]



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

Energy & Environmental Protection Members, 2013
Democratic members (7)Republican members (2)
Chris Lee, ChairCynthia Thielen, Vice Chair
Denny CoffmanRichard Fale
Ty Cullen
Cindy Evans
Faye Hanohano
Derek Kawakami
Nicole Lowen


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


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

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