STAND. COM. REP. NO. 930

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 499

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 Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 499 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO FIREWORKS LABELING,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to amend the dimensions of the label that must be affixed to display fireworks, articles pyrotechnic, or aerial devices used for a display from nine inches by nine inches to nine square inches.

 

The Hawaii State Fire Council, Honolulu Fire Department, Kauai Fire Department, Hawaii County Fire Department, and Maui Fire Department testified in support of this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to promote further discussion.

 

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. 499, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 499, H.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,

 

 

 

 

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ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair