STAND. COM. REP. NO. 486
RE: H.B. No. 562
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. 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 and to report to the Legislature before the 2020 and 2021 Regular Sessions.
The Department of Health, Department of Accounting and General Services, Building Industry Association of Hawaii, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, Ulupono Initiative, We Are One, Inc., International Code Council, Sierra Club of Hawai‘i, and two individuals supported this measure. The Department of Design and Construction of the City and County of Honolulu and JW, Inc. opposed this measure. The Department of Environmental Services of the City and County of Honolulu provided comments.
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. 562, H.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair