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. 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:

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2800

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Reduces remittance of rental vehicle surcharge to the general fund from $4.50 to $3.50. Extends sunset date for Act 104, sections 4 and 5, SLH 2011, from 2012 to 2017.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2017

Status

RELATING TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL INDUSTRY.

Provides that lessors may pass on vehicle title, plate, registration, and inspection costs to lessees.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 2730

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Makes prepaid motor vehicle insurance policies nonrefundable except in the cases of total loss, change in policy, sale of vehicle, or transportation of vehicle out-of-state. Imposes burden on insured to prove one of the exceptions.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 2609

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.

Prohibits driving a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial driver's license in the driver's possession; and prohibits texting while operating a commercial motor vehicle.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2355

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Prohibits text messaging while operating a motor vehicle. Imposes penalty of not more than $100 for each violation.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2470

Status

RELATING TO HOMICIDE.

Amends the driver's license revocation provisions to allow license revocation for a period of time up to the maximum term of probation allowable when a driver is convicted of manslaughter resulting from the operation of a vehicle, or negligent homicide in the first or second degrees; allows for up to two years of imprisonment when a convicted defendant is sentenced to probation for manslaughter; and clarifies that probation is an applicable sentence for manslaughter.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1791

Status

RELATING TO HOMICIDE.

Requires drivers' license revocations upon convictions for negligent homicide in either the first or second degree. Sets maximum periods of license revocations for convictions of manslaughter and negligent homicide in the first or second degree. Makes imprisonment of up to two years a discretionary condition of probation for manslaughter convictions. Clarifies that probation is an available sentence for manslaughter.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1850

Status

RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION.

Prohibits the scanning and retention of personally identifiable information stored in the machine-readable zone of the Hawaii driver's license and identification card without the express consent of the holder of the driver's license or identification card unless the use is by law-enforcement officers for solely official purposes.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1928

Status

RELATING TO TESTING FOR INTOXICANTS.

Repeals section 291E-68, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding refusing to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test for those arrested for the use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle. Makes conforming amendments to section 291E-15, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2309

Status

RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION.

Allows the scanning and retention of personal information contained in a state identification card or driver's license for only limited purposes.

 

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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PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 426 in the State Capitol;

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair