THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2640

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE, 2012

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to Wastewater.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 27-21.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"27-21.6 Functions reassigned to the counties. The following functions are hereby reassigned to the several counties:

(1) The medical care of inmates of county jails;

(2) The rendering of medical investigatory services requested by the police;

(3) Physical examinations of employees to the extent that such functions had been performed immediately prior to the adoption of Act 97, Session Laws of Hawaii 1965;

(4) The care and treatment of county workers' compensation cases to the extent that such functions had been performed immediately prior to the adoption of Act 97, Session Laws of Hawaii 1965; and

(5) The regulation of the design, construction, and operation of individual wastewater systems and private wastewater treatment works[,]; provided that [the]:

(A) The transfer of this function to each county shall take place on the date that the expenditure of start-up funds is made by the State to such county for this purpose[.]; and

(B) No county shall prohibit, based upon proximity to a county operated wastewater treatment system, the use of an otherwise authorized individual wastewater treatment system as an on-site means of wastewater disposal in lieu of wastewater treatment works."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Counties; Wastewater; Individual Systems

 

Description:

Provides that a county may not prohibit, based upon proximity to a county sewer system, the use of an otherwise authorized individual wastewater system as an on-site means of wastewater disposal in lieu of wastewater treatment works.

 

 

 

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