Report Title:

Consumer Labels; Measurements

 

Description:

Allows state secondary label standards to be verified by comparison to standards, other than the state label standards, upon written authorization. (HB509 HD1)

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

509

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2001

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 486-104, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]486-104[]] Secondary standards and equipment. The State shall supply secondary standards and other equipment as is necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. These standards shall be verified [, by comparison with the state standards,] upon their initial receipt and at least once a year thereafter[.] by comparison with:

(1) The state standards; or

(2) Upon written authorization of the administrator, suitable standards of another laboratory that is recognized or accredited by the National Institute of Standards and Technology as capable of providing traceable measurements at the level of accuracy and precision necessary to verify the secondary standards and equipment."

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 Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.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.