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Policy 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))

Background Information

State Hawaii
Jurisdiction Name Maui
Jurisdiction Type County,
Population Size 50,000-200,000
Legal Strategies
  • Expressly allows something
  • Creates an exemption
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

Protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the people. § 11.01.010

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
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.

Includes definitions?
Yes

§ 11.01.020.

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
Unclear

Yes for the general law, but not really applicable because the section dealing with healthy food access is an exemption.

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra 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)