Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 461J
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Bioconversion: means the processing of the organic fraction of the waste stream through biological or chemical means to perform composting or generate products including, but not limited to, fertilizers, feeds, methane, alcohols, tars, and other products. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Board: means the board of physical therapy. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
- Composting: means a process in which organic solid wastes, such as biosolids (sewage sludge), green or yard waste materials, manures, and non-treated wood chips and shavings, are biologically decomposed and stabilized under controlled conditions to produce a stable humus-like mulch or soil amendment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Coordinator: means the state solid waste management coordinator established within the office of solid waste management in the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
- County coordinator: means the person within each county government whose primary responsibility is the planning and implementation of the county's integrated solid waste management plans and objectives. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- dBA: means the A-weighted sound level or unit of measurement describing the total sound level of all noises as measured with a sound level meter using the "A" weighting network. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
- dBC: means the C-weighted sound level or unit of measurement describing the total sound level of all noises as measured with a sound level meter using the "C" weighting network. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
- Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
- Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
- Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Disposal: means the management of solid waste through incineration or landfilling at permitted solid waste facilities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Educational institution: means public schools as defined under chapter 302A, privately operated schools of lower education, and colleges, the University of Hawaii, and other universities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
- Environmental management special fund: means the fund created by section 342G-63. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-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.
- Excessive noise: means the presence of sound as measured by standard testing devices as established by the noise rules adopted by the department of a volume or in quantities and for durations which endangers human health, welfare or safety, animal life, or property or which unreasonably interferes with the comfortable enjoyment of life and property in the State or in such areas of the State as are affected thereby. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Incineration: means volume reduction by controlled burning of combustible solid waste. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Integrated solid waste management: means the use of a variety of waste management practices and processing methods to safely and effectively manage solid waste with the least adverse impact on human health and the environment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-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.
- Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
- Landfilling: means the permitted disposal of solid waste on land in a series of compacted layers and covering the solid waste with soil or other materials. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Office: means the office of solid waste management in the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Permitted disposal capacity: means the quantity of solid waste, measured either in terms of weight or volume, or both, that can be processed or disposed of at an existing municipal waste disposal facility. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Person: means any individual, partnership, firm, association, public or private corporation, federal agency, the State or any of its political subdivisions, trust, estate, or any other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-1
- Physical therapist: means a person who is licensed to practice physical therapy in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
- Physical therapist assistant: means a person who is licensed as a physical therapist assistant in the State and assists the physical therapist in selected components of treatment or intervention. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
- physical therapy services: means the examination, treatment, and instruction of human beings to detect, assess, prevent, correct, alleviate, and limit physical disability, bodily malfunction, pain from injury, disease, and any other physical or mental condition as performed by a physical therapist appropriately licensed under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
- Practice of physical therapy: includes , but is not limited to, the use of the following:
(1) Physical agents, such as heat, cold, water, air, sound, compression, light, electricity, and electromagnetic radiation;
(2) Exercise with or without devices, joint mobilization, mechanical stimulation; biofeedback; postural drainage; traction; positioning, massage, splinting, training in locomotion, and other functional activities with or without assisting devices; and correction of posture, body mechanics, and gait;
(3) Tests and measurements of: muscle strength, force, endurance, and tone; joint motion, mobility, and stability; reflexes and automatic reaction; movement skill and accuracy; sensation and perception; peripheral nerve integrity; locomotor skill, stability, and endurance; activities of daily living; cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular functions; the fit, function, and comfort of prosthetic, orthotic, and other assisting devices; posture and body mechanics; limb strength, circumference, and volume; thoracic excursion and breathing patterns; vital signs; nature and locus of pain and conditions under which pain varies; photosensitivity; and the home and work physical environments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- Processing: means any technology used for the purpose of reducing the volume or weight, or both, of solid wastes, or any technology used to convert part or all of solid wastes for reuse. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Program: means the particular combination of waste management methods selected by each county and designed to achieve the objectives of the state and county integrated solid waste management plans. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Recycling: means the collection, separation, recovery, and sale or reuse of secondary resources that would otherwise be disposed of as municipal solid waste, and is an integral part of a manufacturing process aimed at producing a marketable product made of postconsumer material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Solid waste management: means the entire process, or any part thereof, of storage, collection, transportation, transfer, processing, and disposal of solid wastes by any person engaging in these processes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Solid waste stream: means the total flow of solid waste from all waste generators or any segment thereof, that must be processed or disposed of. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Source reduction: means the design, manufacture, and use of materials to:
(1) Minimize the quantity or toxicity, or both, of the waste produced; and
(2) Reduce the creation of waste either by redesigning products or by otherwise changing societal patterns of consumption, use, or waste generation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- State plan: means the integrated solid waste management plan developed by the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Unit: is a relative value assigned to continuing competence activities in which one continuing competence unit is equivalent to at least fifty minutes of classroom or hands-on instruction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342F-19
- Waste evaluation: means a review of an establishment's disposal practices to assess how those practices can be improved to reduce waste or recover postconsumer materials. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Waste reduction: means the reduction of solid waste by weight or volume, or both, through a variety of methods prior to disposal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1