STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1061

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 562

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 Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 562, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION WASTE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Health to convene a Construction Waste Reuse and Recycling Working Group to develop recommendations on how to implement a requirement for the reuse, recycling, or donation of construction waste.

 

The Department of Health, Department of Accounting and General Services, Department of Environmental Services of the City and County of Honolulu, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Roofing Contractors Association of Hawaii, The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, Sierra Club of Hawaii, and Zero Waste Oahu testified in support of this measure. The Department of Design and Construction of the City and County of Honolulu testified in opposition to this measure. A Councilmember of the Maui County Council, Ulupono Initiative, and Building Industry Association of Hawaii provided comments on this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 562, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair