Report Title:

Waste Mgt.; Illegal Dumping; Forfeiture of Vehicles and Land

Description:

Requires forfeiture of vehicles used in illegal dumping. Requires forfeiture of land by the owner where illegal dumping has occurred.

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2347

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2004

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to waste management.

 

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

SECTION 1. Chapter 342H, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"342H- Forfeiture; vehicle; property. (a) In addition to any penalty imposed under section 342H-30, any person, including any public body, found to be using a vehicle for prohibited dumping as described in subsection 342H-30(b) shall forfeit the vehicle to the State pursuant to chapter 712A.

(b) In addition to any penalty, imposed under section 342H-30, any land owner, including any public body, found to have knowledge of prohibited dumping as described in section 342H-30(b) on the owner's land shall forfeit the land to the State pursuant to chapter 712A."

SECTION 2. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun, before its effective date.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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