STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1754_______

                                 Honolulu, Hawaii
                                                   , 1999

                                 RE: S.B. No. 738
                                     S.D. 1
                                     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. 738, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled: 


begs leave to report as follows:

     The purpose of this bill is to enable development projects
to proceed in a more timely manner by changing the time within
which the Department of Health must act on applications for noise
control permits.

     Testimony in support of this bill was received by the State
Department of Health, the Department of Transportation, the
Building Industry Association of Hawaii, General Contractors
Association of Hawaii, Construction Industry Legislative
Organization, Inc., Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hidano
Construction, Inc., and Jas. W. Glover, Ltd.

     Your Committee finds that the provisions of this bill will
support the local construction industry.

     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. 738, S.D. 1, 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