STAND. COM. REP. NO.589-02
RE: H.B. No. 1722
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1722 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to reduce the frequency of required motor vehicle safety inspections from once every six months to once per year for:
(1) Motor carrier vehicles having a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 10,000 pounds; and
(2) Motor carrier vehicles having a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less that transport passengers in the furtherance of a commercial enterprise.
Testimony in support of this measure was submitted by the Department of Transportation, Hawaii Transportation Association, Hawaiian Electric Company, Maui Electric Company, and Hawaii Electric Light Company.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1722 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair