STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1706

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.R. No. 176

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.R. No. 176 entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION CONVENING A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS LOCAL ISSUES SURROUNDING WASTE REDUCTION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to convene a working group by the Legislature to discuss local issues surrounding waste reduction and submit its findings and recommendations, and any proposed legislation, no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2021.

 

The Department of Health and Hawaii Restaurant Association supported this measure. The American Chemistry Council provided comments.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 176 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection,

 

 

 

 

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NICOLE E. LOWEN, Chair