HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Joseph M. Souki, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 14, 2011

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 993

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII MARINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM.

Creates the Hawaii Marine Highway System to be administered by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Creates the Hawaii Marine Highway System Fund. Requires DOT to adopt rules.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1266

Status

RELATING TO FERRIES.

Provides a non-refundable tax credit of five percent and a fifty per cent reduction in harbor fees for the first year of operation for any company operating an inter-island ferry vessel.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1373

Status

RELATING TO FUEL TAXATION.

Assesses the state fuel tax based on a percentage of the weighted wholesale price per gallon of gasoline and average wholesale price per gallon of diesel.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1240

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL.

Allows certain lessors whose primary business is to rent motor vehicles to calculate the licensing, registration, and inspection fees and weight taxes passed on to consumers based on a good-faith estimate of actual cost.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 494

Status

RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT.

Prior to the issuance of any grubbing, grading, excavation, or building permit for a development, all conditional county and state highway improvements for the development shall be completed or under construction at the time of issuance of the permit.

 

TRN, WLO

HB 1610

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE POLICY.

Prohibits stacking or aggregating uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage whenever there is more than one vehicle under the same policy, with exceptions.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 437

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Clarifies ownership of old government roads by providing that county highways include old government roads. Defines old government roads.

 

TRN, WLO

HB 1510

Status

RELATING TO RUMBLE STRIPS.

Makes an appropriation to install centerline road rumble strips along the Honoapiilani highway.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 858

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Clarifies that tow truck operators that do not store motor vehicles are not required to offer services 24 hours per day.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 1241

Status

RELATING TO ABANDONED VEHICLES.

Extends the time period during which the legal and registered owner of an abandoned vehicle may repossess the vehicle before it may be subject to disposal.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 101

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Amends the definition of "bicycle" to include a bicycle powered by an electric motor.

 

TRN, JUD

 

 

 

 

The following measure is for decision making only no new testimony will be accepted

 

 

HB 1039

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Provide for the issuance of grant revenue anticipation revenue notes and bonds or "GARVEE Bonds," as provided for by the federal National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 (the "NHS Act") and the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users ("SAFETEA-LU") for legislatively appropriated transportation projects in the State

Deferred 02/09/11

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:

     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 426 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6221(for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

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