THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Senator J. Kalani English, Chair

Senator Mike Gabbard, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND PUBLIC HOUSING

Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair

Senator Les Ihara, Jr., Vice Chair

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Monday, January 28, 2008

TIME:

2:45 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 224

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

TIA ONLY

 

SB 2496

Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Provides a general excise tax exemption for an aircraft training facility that offers high technology simulator training.

 

TIA, EDT, WAM

SB 2156

Testimony

RELATING TO THE WEST MAUI TRANSPORTATION ACCESS PLAN.

Creates an informal, temporary West Maui transportation access plan working group to develop a West Maui transportation access plan.  Allows hiring of a consultant without regard to the Hawaii procurement code to develop the plan.  Appropriates funds.

 

TIA, WAM

SB 2695

Testimony

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires the department of transportation to conduct a feasibility study on the construction of sound barriers along H‑1 to reduce traffic noise problems in adjacent buildings and communities.

 

TIA, WAM

SB 2696

Testimony

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Establishes a task force to study long-term road repair and maintenance solutions.  Appropriates funds for the task force.

 

TIA, WAM

 

HSP/TIA

 

SB 2564

Testimony

RELATING TO PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.

Allows nursing facilities to apply for and receive removable windshield placards for their vehicles that are used solely for transporting nursing facility patients for the purpose of parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities.

 

HSP/TIA

SB 2188

Testimony

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Establishes that motor vehicles owned and operated by persons with a disability and used for personal transportation are noncommercial motor vehicles.

 

HSP/TIA, WAM

TIA/HSP

 

SB 2513

Testimony

RELATING TO ASSISTING PERSONS UNDER A COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION.

Creates one state coordinator position within the department of labor and industrial relations to assist individuals present in Hawaii under the various Compacts of Free Association; makes appropriation.

 

TIA/HSP, WAM

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

Persons wishing to testify should submit testimony in one of the following ways at least 24 hours prior to the hearing:

 

·         In person:  1 copy of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 205, State Capitol.

 

·         By fax:  Testimony may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.  When faxing, please indicate to which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing.

 

·         By Email:  Testimony may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Legislature's Public Access Room at testimony@capitol.hawaii.gov.  Please indicate to which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

Please note:  Documents made available through the Testimony hyperlink(s) above may not be posted until the start of the hearing.

 

Public Folder.  A folder labeled “Public Folder” containing the measures and testimonies for the hearing will be available for shared use by members of the public.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6903.

 

 

 

________________________________________

Senator J. Kalani English

Chair

 

________________________________________

Senator  Suzanne Chun Oakland

Chair