STAND. COM. REP. NO. 407-12

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2012

 

RE: H.B. No. 2656

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Sixth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2012

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.B. No. 2656 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO AIR POLLUTION CONTROL,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require all crematoriums operating in the State, including those that were constructed before March 20, 1972, to be subject to the air pollution control requirements of Chapter 342B, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

The Sierra Club Hawaii Chapter and several individuals testified in support of this measure. The Department of Health testified in support of the intent of this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2656, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2656, H.D. 1, and be referred to the Committee on Finance.


 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection,

 

 

 

 

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DENNY COFFMAN, Chair