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, March 17, 2010

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2759

(SSCR2120)

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

SB 2754

(SSCR2121)

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

SB 2758

(SSCR2381)

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

HCR 101/HR53

Status

REQUESTING THE COUNTY OF MAUI, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY TO DETERMINE THE COST AND OTHER FACTORS RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A FIXED-RAIL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM CONNECTING THE KAHULUI-WAILUKU AREA, KIHEI, AND LAHAINA ON THE ISLAND OF MAUI.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 137/HR78

Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND TITLE 49 CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS SECTION 383.3 TO ALLOW BOTH ACTIVE AND FORMER MILITARY PERSONNEL TO OBTAIN COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES.

 

 

TRN, EBM

HCR 157/HR95

Status

REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO IMPLEMENT A PEDESTRIAN FLAG SAFETY PROGRAM.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 161/HR99

Status

REQUESTING A STUDY OF MORNING TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE MEHEULA PARKWAY GOING ONTO THE H2 FREEWAY FROM MILILANI MAUKA.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 164/HR101

Status

REQUESTING A RECOMMENDATION ON INCREASED PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSE OF HABITUALLY OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT.

 

 

TRN, JUD

HCR 195/HR 128

Status

REQUESTING A COST-BENEFIT STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER LEASING INCOME CAN BE MAXIMIZED FROM AIRPORT AND HARBOR SPACE THROUGH THE USE OF RETAIL LEASING AGENTS.

 

 

TRN, LMG/FIN

HCR 196/HR129

Status

REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE IF SAVINGS MAY BE ACHIEVED BY HAVING THE HIGHWAYS, HARBORS, AND AIRPORTS DIVISIONS SHARE CERTAIN COMMON FUNCTIONS.

 

 

TRN, LMG/FIN

HCR 198/HR131

Status

REQUESTING A STUDY TO FORMULATE AN EQUITABLE AND OBJECTIVE MEASURE FOR DISTRIBUTING TRANSPORTATION TAX REVENUE AND FEDERAL FUNDING FOR AIRPORT, HARBOR, AND HIGHWAY PROJECTS TO THE COUNTIES.

 

 

TRN, LMG/FIN

HCR 206/HR134

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING AND USING A SOLAR POWERED HIGHWAY LIGHTING SYSTEM ALONG HAWAII'S HIGHWAYS.

 

 

TRN, FIN

SCR 76

(SSCR2644)

Status

REQUESTING A STUDY TO RECOMMEND STATUTORY AMENDMENTS TO ADDRESS THE SAFE AND PROPER OPERATION OF BICYCLES, MOPEDS, TWO-SEAT MOPEDS, SEGWAYS, HYBRID BICYCLES, AND POWERFUL MOPEDS.

 

 

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

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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;

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair