HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Joseph M. Souki, Chair

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Alex M. Sonson

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Colleen Rose Meyer

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Bob Nakasone

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2854

RELATING TO PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Makes vehicles owned and operated by nursing facilities eligible for disabled parking license plates, placards, and identification cards.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 3249

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Prohibits parking of motor vehicles on bikeways. Assesses up to $500 fine per violation.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2333

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Exempts from the Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Act the purchase by state and county governments of motor vehicles that are not 8,500 pounds or less of gross vehicle weight rating.

 

TRN

HB 2953

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Provides certain vehicle identification exemptions required when shipping a motor vehicle between islands for interisland ferry service providers.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2343

RELATING TO TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS.

Authorizes a $4 administrative fee on all citations for traffic code violations to be shared by the judiciary and the counties for the establishment and maintenance of an electronic citation system. Establishes the electronic citation system special fund. Provides for the disbursement of the funds to the counties and the judiciary.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 3197

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM.

Appropriates $21,253,032 out to the State Highway Fund for fiscal year 2007-2008.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2847

RELATING TO CONDITIONAL LICENSE PERMITS.

Allows conditional license permit for a person's medical needs and caregiving. Clarifies when a conditional license permit is permissible for certain commercial drivers.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2856

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires the department of transportation to conduct a feasibility study to implement electronic road pricing in the State. Report to legislature. Appropriation.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2250

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Establishes a statutory scheme for the regulation of Hawaii inter-island air carriers; provided that federal legislation is enacted to permit implementation. Repealed on 6/30/2015.

 

TRN, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 23, 2008.

 

HB 1980

RELATING TO TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.

Requires district court to delete from a driver's traffic abstract any violation which the driver is found not to have committed.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2093

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Requires motor vehicle insurers to reduce the rates of senior citizens who successfully complete a driver improvement course.

 

TRN, CPC

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 441 in the State Capitol; or

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8519(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands).

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to TRNtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6223 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair