THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2003

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2016

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to recycling.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 342G-101, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending the definition of "deposit beverage" to read as follows:

""Deposit beverage" means beer, ale, wine, or other drink produced by fermenting malt, mixed spirits, mixed wine, tea and coffee drinks regardless of dairy-derived product content, soda, or noncarbonated water, and all nonalcoholic drinks in liquid form and intended for internal human consumption that is contained in a deposit beverage container.

The term "deposit beverage" excludes the following:

(1) A liquid that is:

(A) A syrup;

(B) In a concentrated form; or

(C) Typically added as a minor flavoring ingredient in food or drink, such as extracts, cooking additives, sauces, or condiments;

(2) A liquid that is a drug, medical food, or infant formula as defined by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.);

(3) A single serving of one ounce or less of a dietary supplement as defined in the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (P.L. 103-417);

(4) A liquid that the department finds to be the sole item of a meal or diet;

(5) Products frozen at the time of sale to the consumer, or, in the case of institutional users such as hospitals and nursing homes, at the time of sale to the users;

(6) Products designed to be consumed in a frozen state;

(7) Instant drink powders;

(8) Seafood, meat, or vegetable broths, or soups, but not juices; and

(9) Milk and all other dairy-derived products, except tea and coffee drinks with trace amounts of these products."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.


SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Recycling; Deposit Beverage Container Program

 

Description:

Amends the definition of "deposit beverage" to include wine.

 

 

 

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