342L-30 Notification requirements
342L-31 Permit requirements and transfer of permit
342L-32 Standards for tanks and tank systems
342L-32.5 Delivery, deposit, and acceptance prohibition
342L-33 Release detection
342L-34 Reporting of releases
342L-35 Response to suspected or confirmed releases
342L-36 Financial responsibility
342L-37 Underground storage tank and tank system change in service and closure requirements

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 342L > Part II

  • Animal: means any animal except human beings. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 471-1
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Board: means the Hawaii board of veterinary medicine of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 471-1
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • existing tank system: means an underground storage tank or tank system for which installation commenced not later than December 22, 1988. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Operator: means any person in control of, or having responsibility for, the daily operation of the underground storage tank. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Owner: means :

         (1)  In the case of a particular underground storage tank or tank system in use or brought into use on or after November 8, 1984, any person who owns an underground storage tank or tank system; and

         (2)  In the case of a particular underground storage tank or tank system in use before November 8, 1984, but no longer in use after that date, any person who owned such a tank or tank system immediately before the discontinuation of its use. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1

  • Permit: means written authorization from the director to install or operate an underground storage tank or tank system. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Person: means an individual, trust, estate, firm, joint stock company, corporation (including a government corporation), partnership, association, commission, consortium, joint venture, commercial entity, the State or a county, the United States government, federal agency, interstate body, or any other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Petroleum: means petroleum, including crude oil or any fraction thereof which is liquid at standard conditions of temperature and pressure (60 degrees Fahrenheit and 14. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Practice of veterinary medicine: means the diagnosis or treatment for the prevention, cure, or relief of, or the giving of advice concerning, a disease, pain, injury, deformity, or other physical condition of an animal, or a change of a physical characteristic of an animal for cosmetic or utility purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 471-1
  • Provider of financial assurance: means a person that provides evidence of financial responsibility for one or more underground storage tanks or tank systems. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Regulated substance: means an element, compound, mixture, solution, or substance that, when released into the environment, may present substantial danger to human health, welfare, or the environment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Release: includes , but is not limited to, any spilling, leaking, emitting, discharging, escaping, leaching, or disposing from an underground storage tank or tank system. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • tank: means any one or combination of tanks (including pipes connected thereto) used to contain an accumulation of regulated substances, and the volume of which (including the volume of the underground pipes connected thereto) is ten per cent or more beneath the surface of the ground. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • tank system: means an underground storage tank, connected underground piping, underground ancillary equipment, and containment system, if any. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Veterinarian: means a person duly licensed in the State to engage in the practice of veterinary medicine. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 471-1