The committee(s) on Ways and Means will be holding a public decision making on 03-30-11 9:30AM in conference room 211.
Formerly Barrel Tax bill has been amended to include funds to extend the climate change task force!!
The purpose of this Act is to increase the allocated amount
of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax for
the energy security special fund and the agricultural
development and food security special fund from 15 cents of the
tax on each barrel to 44.75 cents of the tax on each barrel in
order to support the intended purposes of Act 73, to extend the
existence of the climate change task force established by
Act 20, Special Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, until June 30,
2013, and allocate 0.5 cent of the tax on each barrel for its
Posted by Lisa Rey
Subcommittee Chair, Energy and Climate Change for Environmental Caucus of the Democratic Party