HI SB964 | 2022 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB964


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)
Status: Introduced on January 27 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-12-10 - Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Broadens the definition of "food waste" as used in integrated solid waste management. Excludes facilities designed primarily for composting organic material such as food waste and green waste, on-site school campus food waste programs, and recycling drop-off facilities from the requirement that disposal facilities shall not be constructed, modified, or expanded without first establishing a buffer zone of no less than one-half mile from the nearest residential, school, or hospital property line. Establishes a class of artisan-scale composting operations exempt from department of health regulations to divert organic materials from Hawaii's landfills. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

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Relating To Waste Management.


Roll Calls

2021-02-08 - Senate - Senate Agriculture and Environment: Passed, With Amendments (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-12-10 Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
2021-02-25SenateThe committee on JDC deferred the measure.
2021-02-19SenateThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-21 9:30AM; Via Videoconference.
2021-02-16SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2021-02-16SenateReported from AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 266) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2021-02-08SenateThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Nishihara, Acasio, Rhoads, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2021-01-29SenateThe committee(s) on AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-21 1:00PM in conference room Videoconference.
2021-01-29SenateReferred to AEN, JDC.
2021-01-27SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

HB856 (Same As) 2021-12-10 - Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
SB964 (Carry Over) 2021-02-25 - The committee on JDC deferred the measure.


Hawaii State Sources

Bill Comments