STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1753_______

                                 Honolulu, Hawaii
                                                   , 1999

                                 RE: S.B. No. 737
                                     S.D. 2
                                     H.D. 1

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twentieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 1999
State of Hawaii


     Your Committee on Judiciary and Hawaiian Affairs, to which
was referred S.B. No. 737, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled: 


begs leave to report as follows:

     The purpose of this bill is to exempt small construction
projects from noise permit requirements of Section 342F-4, Hawaii
Revised Statutes, and to require builders of those projects to
provide the Department of Health with written notification of
intent to construct.

     Testimony in support of this bill was received from the
State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Department of
Health, General Contractors Association of Hawaii, Construction
Industry Leglislative Organization, Inc., and Jas. W. Glover,

     Your Committee finds that the provisions of this bill will
support the construction industry and promote economic
revitalization in this State.

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your
Committee on Judiciary and Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to
this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and
purpose of S.B. No. 737, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it
pass Third Reading.

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                                   Respectfully submitted on
                                   behalf of the members of the
                                   Committee on Judiciary &
                                   Hawaiian Affairs,

                                   PAUL T. OSHIRO, Chair