STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1748

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.C.R. No. 197

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committees on Energy & Environmental Protection and Intrastate Commerce, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 197 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING A STUDY THAT SUMMARIZES THE PUBLISHED REPORTS AND STUDIES ON THE EFFECTS OF 5G WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY ON BIOLOGICAL LIFE,"

 

beg leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to request the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study that summarizes the salient points of existing published reports and studies from reputable sources that have evaluated the effects of 5G wireless technology on biological life, highlighting any information that could apply to the biological life of Hawaii.

 

Patients Without Time, Pele Lani Farm LLC, Hookipa Network Kauai and Aha Moku Kauai, Hawaii Whole Person Healing Collective, LLC, Paradise Action Women's Alliance, and many individuals supported this measure. The Legislative Reference Bureau and CTIA provided comments.

 

Your Committees have amended this measure by specifying that scientific data on 5G shall be included in the Legislative Reference Bureau's study on 5G wireless technology.

 

As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Energy & Environmental Protection and Intrastate Commerce that are attached to this report, your Committees concur with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 197, as amended herein, and recommend that it be referred to your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, in the form attached hereto as H.C.R. No. 197, H.D. 1.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Energy & Environmental Protection and Intrastate Commerce,

 

 

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TAKASHI OHNO, Chair

 

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NICOLE E. LOWEN, Chair