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:

Monday, February 8, 2010

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2371

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR CARRIERS.

Allows commercial motor vehicles having a USDOT number for interstate transportation to enter the State's harbors to transport goods destined for interstate commerce.

 

TRN

HB 2601

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSING.

Conform sections 286-240(g) and (h), HRS to the federal commercial driver licensing law to meet the requirements of 49 CFR Section 383.51(e) before September 4, 2010, as required by Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2604

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSING.

Extend the term of a commercial driver's license (CDL) for persons 21 years through 71 years from six years to eight years to prepare for the REAL ID Act, which is a nationwide effort to improve the integrity and security of state-issued driver licenses and identification cards, to help fight terrorism and reduce fraud. Appropriate $8,000 out of the state highway fund.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2605

Status

RELATING TO SAFETY INSPECTION OF MOTOR CARRIER VEHICLES.

Conform sections 286-207 and 286-209, HRS to be compatible to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) and avoid any type of sanctions levied by the FMCSA.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2606

Status

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING.

Differentiate category four motor vehicles from commercial motor vehicles to clarify that category four motor vehicles do not include commercial motor vehicles as defined in section 286-2, HRS.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2623

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Appropriates moneys from the highway development special fund to conduct a feasibility study to implement an intelligent transportation system on the island of Maui.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2708

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires the Department of Transportation to establish a public involvement process when developing the statewide transportation plan.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2301

Status

RELATING TO TRANSFER OF STATE HIGHWAYS.

Creates a pilot project to transfer jurisdiction of state highways in Maui county from the state department of transportation to the Maui department of transportation.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2215

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HIGHWAYS.

Prohibits vending on any scenic lookout, pull-off, or turnaround area of a public highway.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2296

Status

RELATING TO CRIME.

Amends drivers license revocation provision to require a lifetime revocation when a driver is convicted of manslaughter involving the operation of a vehicle. Requires license revocation of five to ten years when a driver is convicted for negligent homicide in the first degree. Allows for up to two years of imprisonment when a convicted defendant is sentenced to probation for manslaughter.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2667

Status

RELATING TO FERRIES.

Establishes the Hawaii state ferry system and the Hawaii state ferry system special fund for the operation of a ferry system between the islands.

 

TRN, FIN

 

 

 

 

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:

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     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair