THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

228

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to asbestos.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 342P-41, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"342P-41 Powers and duties; specific. The director may:

(1) Establish emission and lead hazard exposure standards for the State as a whole or for any part thereof, including an indoor nonoccupational exposure standard;

(2) Establish a model accreditation program as recommended by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for training for provider certification and accreditation requirements;

(3) Establish work practice standards and notification requirements for the demolition and renovation of facilities, including single-family residences, containing asbestos and for lead-based abatement activities in dwellings and child-occupied facilities; and

(4) Establish procedures for issuance of reasonable fees for notifications, certifications, and licenses."

SECTION 2. No later than , the department of health shall amend 11-501-2, Hawaii Administrative Rules, to include single-family residences in the definition of "facility" or shall adopt new administrative rules no later than that establish work practice standards and notification requirements for the demolition and renovation of single-family residences containing asbestos.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

DOH; Asbestos; Work Practice Standards; Single-Family Residences

 

Description:

Clarifies that work practice standards and notification requirements for the demolition and renovation of facilities containing asbestos apply to single-family residences. Requires the Department of Health to amend its administrative rules in accordance with this Act.

 

 

 

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