THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

911

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2015

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to latex.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part I to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"321-   Dental health facilities; health care facilities; use of latex gloves prohibited. The use of latex gloves in dental health facilities and health care facilities, including all facilities listed in section 321-11(10), shall be prohibited."

SECTION 2. Chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part XVIII to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"321-   Emergency medical services; use of latex gloves prohibited. The use of latex gloves by personnel providing ambulance services or emergency medical services pursuant to this part shall be prohibited."

SECTION 3. Chapter 328, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part I to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"328-   Food establishments; use of latex gloves prohibited. The use of latex gloves in a food establishment permitted under title 11, chapter 12 of the Hawaii administrative rules shall be prohibited."

SECTION 4. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2015.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Health; Latex; Latex Gloves; Prohibitions; Dental Health Facilities; Health Care Facilities; Ambulances; Emergency Medical Services; Food Establishments

 

Description:

Prohibits the use of latex gloves in dental health facilities, health care facilities, by personnel providing ambulance services or emergency medical services pursuant to the state comprehensive emergency medical services system, and in food establishments.

 

 

 

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