STAND. COM. REP. NO.  474-10


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2010


RE:   H.B. No. 2020

      H.D. 2





Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fifth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2010

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 2020, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this bill is to ensure the safety of the public by expanding county enforcement of traffic regulations on public streets, roads, or highways whose ownership is in dispute between the State and the county, and on certain private streets, highways, or thoroughfares, to include laws relating to county vehicular taxes, motor vehicle safety responsibility, traffic violations, use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle, motor vehicle insurance, motorcycle and motor scooter insurance, and odometers.


     The Department of Transportation, Office of the Mayor, Prosecuting Attorney, and the Police Department of the County of Hawaii, and a concerned individual testified in support of this bill.  A concerned individual offered comments.


     Your Committee raised concerns that the provisions of this bill would impact the operation of recreational vehicles on private property, but received clarification that such activities would not be affected.


     Your Committee has amended this bill by changing the effective date to December 21, 2058, to encourage further discussion.


     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2020, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2020, H.D. 2.


Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,