Hawaii State Legislature
2004 Legislative Session


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Report Title: Noise
Description: Prohibits leaf blower manufacturers from causing to be sold in the State leaf blowers whose sound levels have not been tested and lowered under standards of the American National Standards Institute. Appropriates funds for the director of health to establish a buyback program for noncompliant models of leaf blowers. Expands unreasonable noise category of the crime of disorderly conduct to include noise from motorized apparatus.
Package: None
Introducer(s): FOX
Current Referral:EEP, JUD, FIN

Date Status Text
1/24/2003HPass First Reading
1/27/2003HReferred to EEP, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4.
1/31/2003HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP on Tuesday, 02-04-03 at 9:00 am in House conference room 312.
2/4/2003HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Morita, Waters, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Kaho`ohalahala, Kanoho, Bukoski; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Evans; and 0 Excused: none.
2/6/2003HReported from the committee on EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 97), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on JUD.
2/6/2003HPassed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Representative(s) Hiraki, Marumoto, Takai, Tamayo excused.
8/21/2003DCarried over to 2004 Regular Session

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment