HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Joseph M. Souki, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Tom Okamura

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 06, 2012

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2005

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Makes an appropriation from the Harbor Special Fund and Airports Revenue Fund for the Department of Transportation to hire a consultant to conduct a study on enhancing security technology at Hawaii's harbors and airports. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2004

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Authorizes the Department of Transportation to extend the term of an airport concession, and to modify and amend the terms of any concession lease or contract in exchange for revenue-enhancing improvements that are made or paid for by the concession. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2153

Status

RELATING TO TOLL ROADS.

Authorizes director of transportation to impose toll charges on existing highways or construct new toll roads. Provides for agreement with private entities to construct, operate, and maintain toll roads. Requires prior feasibility study.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2453

Status

RELATING TO CIVIL IDENTIFICATION.

To make the Director of Transportation responsible for the non-driver's identification card program for the State of Hawaii and to have the non-drivers' identification cards issued by the examiners of drivers in each county to comply with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, division B of Public Law No. 109-13, by January 15, 2013.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2636

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC VIOLATION RECORDS.

Beginning on December 1, 2012, requires the removal of certain certified traffic abstracts records of all alleged moving violations for which the disposition of the case was "dismissed with prejudice" or "not guilty", or that occurred more than ten years prior to the date of the request for the abstract, with exceptions.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2552

Status

RELATING TO FUNDING FOR PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.

Increases the state vehicle registration fee by $1, to be deposited into the Disability and Communication Access Board Special Fund to cover the costs of administering the parking program for persons with disabilities.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2684

Status

RELATING TO THE ZIPPER LANE.

Requires the Department of Transportation to conduct a feasibility study on the extension of the zipper lane westward from Waipahu toward Kapolei, west of the Kunia on-ramp. Appropriates funds for the study. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2626

Status

RELATING TO SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL.

Permanently establishes the Safe Routes to School Program within the Department of Transportation. Establishes a Safe Routes to School Special Fund. Assesses a surcharge of $25 for violations of speeding in a school zone and a $10 surcharge on various traffic violations and deposits these surcharges into the Safe Routes to School Special Fund. Deposits federal Safe Routes to School Program moneys into the Safe Routes to School Special Fund. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2617

Status

RELATING TO PENALTIES.

Establishes a penalty for persons who violate the bumper height requirements of Section 291-35.1, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2059

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Prohibits the use of modified air compression braking systems on passenger cars.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2252

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC SAFETY.

Provides that violations for speeding in construction areas are only applicable when construction is actively occurring in the construction area.

 

TRN, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair