SB 522

RELATING TO THE INTRODUCTION AND IMPORTATION OF ALIEN PLANTS, ANIMALS, AND MICROORGANISMS

By Senator(s) M. IGE

Keywords: AGRICULTURE, ANIMALS, CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, MARINE RESOURCES, PEST CONTROL, QUARANTINE

Report Title: Alien Plants and Animals

Description: Imposes a 2-year moratorium on the deliberate introduction and importation of any alien plant, animal, or microorganism species into the State except for the purpose of remediating medical emergencies or agricultural or ecological disasters, or the purpose of filming, performance, or exhibition.

 1-22-99        S Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-25-99        S Referred to 1. ECD 2. WAM                                
 1-29-99        S Bill scheduled to be heard by ECD on 02-03-99 at
                  1:30 p.m. in conference room 224
 2- 3-99        S The committee on ECD recommends that the measure be         
                  HELD.
 2- 3-99        S The votes in ECD were as follows: 4 Ayes: Senator(s)        
                  Inouye, Buen, M. Ige, Slom; Ayes with reservations:         
                  Senator(s) ; none Noes: Senator(s) ; and 2 Excused:         
                  Senator(s) Kawamoto, Taniguchi
 1-19-00        S Carried over to 2000 Regular Session.