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Key Votes

SB 1 - Superferry Environmental Assessment - Key Vote

Hawaii Key Votes

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Superferry Environmental Assessment

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (39-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Superferry Environmental Assessment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows the Inter-island Superferry to continue operating while an environmental impact statement is completed. The Governor shall issue an executive order establishing conditions that will minimize the environmental impact until the EIS is completed.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the Governor to institute requirements deemed environmentally necessary, particularly to protect ocean life and prevent the spread of invasive species [Part II (Sec 4)]. -Establishes minimum requirements and procedures for preparing the EIS [Part III (Sec. 9-10)]. -Establishes the role of the Hawaii Inter-island Ferry Oversight Task Force [Part IV (Sec. 13)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Superferry Environmental Assessment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows the Inter-island Superferry to continue operating while an environmental impact statement is completed. The Governor shall issue an executive order establishing conditions that will minimize the environmental impact until the EIS is completed.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the Governor to institute requirements deemed environmentally necessary, particularly to protect ocean life and prevent the spread of invasive species [Part II (Sec 4)]. -Establishes minimum requirements and procedures for preparing the EIS [Part III (Sec. 9-10)]. -Establishes the role of the Hawaii Inter-island Ferry Oversight Task Force [Part IV (Sec. 13)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Superferry Environmental Assessment

Sponsors

  • Colleen W. Hanabusa (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
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