Report Title: Packaging Waste Reduction; Hawaii Zero Waste Initiative Program; Packing Reduction and Reuse Program; Department of Health; Needs Assessment; Advisory Council; Packaging Waste Special Funds; Appropriation ($)
Description: Requires the Department of Health, with assistance from each county, to develop a statewide needs assessment to determine resources necessary to reduce packaging waste by seventy per cent from the baseline amount. Requires the Department of Health to establish an advisory council by 1/1/2024 to advise the Department on how to structure a producer-funded packaging waste reduction and reuse program. Requires the Department of Health to: (1) develop a packaging waste reduction and reuse program by December 31, 2025, and (2) publish and implement a packaging waste reduction and reuse plan, beginning July 1, 2026. Establishes the Packaging Waste Special Fund. Makes appropriations.
Package: None
Current Referral: AEN/HHS, WAM
Introducer(s): GABBARD, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Ihara

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1/25/2023SReferred to AEN/HHS, WAM.
1/23/2023SPassed First Reading.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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