REPORT TITLE:
MPO; Election of Chairperson


DESCRIPTION:
Changes the frequency of the election of the chairperson of the
metropolitan planning organization from annually to every 2
years.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.451        
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 279E-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "279E-4 Chairperson:  function and term of office.  The
 
 4 members of the MPO policy committee shall elect [annually] every
 
 5 two years a chairperson on a rotating basis between the members
 
 6 of the state legislature and the legislative body of the
 
 7 appropriate county.
 
 8      The chairperson shall place on the agenda for full hearing
 
 9 any issue, project, or subject matter relating to transportation
 
10 which is requested by at least three members of the MPO policy
 
11 committee."
 
12      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
13 New statutory material is underscored.
 
14      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect on January 1, 2000.
 
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16                              INTRODUCED BY:______________________