SB 29

  • Hawaii Senate Bill
  • 2017 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 19, 2017
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Relating To Pesticides.


Establishes pesticide buffer zones for sensitive areas beginning on July 1, 2018. Establishes penalties for violations. Requires the Department of Agriculture, based on input from the Advisory Committee on Pesticides, to adopt rules that determine amounts, distances, and wind speeds relating to pesticide buffer zones, within 18 months of the effective date. (SD1)

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Feb 17, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPH/JDL.

Hawaii State Legislature

Reported from AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 415) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to CPH/JDL.

Feb 15, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Riviere ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, K. Rhoads.

Feb 09, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

The committee(s) on AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-15-17 1:15PM in conference room 224.

Jan 30, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

Re-Referred to AEN, CPH/JDL.

Jan 20, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

Referred to AEN/CPH, WAM.

  • Referral-Committee
Ways and Means Agriculture and Environment Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health

Jan 19, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

Passed First Reading.

Hawaii State Legislature


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