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Maui Cty., Haw., Code tit. 11, ch. 11.04, § 11.04.010, subd. A (1) (July 27, 2017)
Brief Summary
Exempts grocery bags (or other suitable containers) from the general restriction on carrying food or beverages on a bus in containers that are not tightly closed or packaged to prevent spillage (11.04.010 (A)(1)).
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Expressly allows something.
Creates an exemption.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Get
State: Hawaii
Jurisdiction Type: County
Jurisdiction Name: Maui
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. Protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the people. § 11.01.010.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. The purpose and intent of this title is to regulate the public transit system for the County of Maui to provide reliable transportation services while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the people. § 11.01.010.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. § 11.01.020.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Unclear. Yes for the general law, but not really applicable because the section dealing with healthy food access is an exemption.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Title 11, Public Transit; Chpt. 11.04--Prohibited activities on county bus system (Ord. No. 3628, § 1, 2009).