STAND. COM. REP. NO. 267

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 1016

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.B. No. 1016 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL GOALS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to update the Department of Health's solid waste management goals and align them with the Aloha+ Challenge target of reducing by seventy percent the total solid waste prior to disposal by 2030.

 

The Department of Health, Department of Environmental Services of the City and County of Honolulu, Sierra Club of Hawaii, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and an individual supported this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2100, to encourage further discussion; and

 

(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for 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. 1016, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1016, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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NICOLE E. LOWEN, Chair