HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Joseph M. Souki, Chair

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Karl Rhoads

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

TIME:

8:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

 

 

HB 2049

Status

RELATING TO RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLES.

Allows the lessor of a rental motor vehicle to report as a theft to the police or state sheriff any vehicle not returned after a time following the time for return as specified in the rental agreement.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2005

Status

RELATING TO BICYCLES AND MOPED FEES.

Adds a fine as a penalty for having an unregistered bicycle or moped.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 1972

Status

RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.

Prohibits motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds from being driven in the far left lane of any roadway having three or more lanes of traffic proceeding in the same direction.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2020

Status

RELATING TO COUNTIES.

Expands county enforcement of various motor vehicle and traffic laws on private streets and roads to include laws relating to county vehicular taxes, motor vehicle safety responsibility, traffic violations, use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle, odometers, and motor vehicle insurance.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1859

Status

RELATING TO FUNDING FOR PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.

Increases state motor vehicle registration fee to be paid into the disability and communications access board special fund to enforce parking for disabled persons program. Deletes funding for state credentialing of interpreters under the special fund.

 

TRN, HLT, FIN

HB 1860

Status

RELATING TO PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.

Designates disability and communication access board as issuing agency for removable windshield placards, temporary removable windshield placard, special license plates, and identification cards. Deletes counties as issuing agency. Increases qualifying disability from four to six years.

 

TRN, HLT, FIN

HB 2022

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Repeals obsolete provisions relating to annual motor vehicle registration.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1950

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Imposes penalties for throwing burning material from a motor vehicle.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1978

Status

RELATING TO TOWING.

Requires towing companies to be in operation twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week. Requires tow operators to maintain, at minimum, liability insurance coverage of $1,000,000.

 

TRN, JUD

 

 

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 403 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8469(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islanders with no e-mail access);

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

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

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