STAND. COM. REP. NO. 257
RE: H.B. No. 492
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 492 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE STATE FIRE CODE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The Hawaii State Fire Council, Honolulu Fire Department, Hawai‘i County Fire Department, and Maui Fire Department testified in support of this measure. The Building Industry Association of Hawaii testified in opposition.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to promote 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 Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 492, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 492, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair