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, March 14, 2012

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2337, SD1

(SSCR2729)

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 contracts, leases, and permits in exchange for revenue-enhancing improvements that are made or paid for by the concession. Effective July 1, 2012. Repeals July 1, 2014. (SD1)

 

TRN, FIN

SB 2946, SD2

(SSCR2670)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Extends until 6/30/2015: the increase in the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax to $7.50 per day; the deposit of $4.50 per day of the tax into the general fund; and the suspension of the rental motor vehicle customer facility charges. Authorizes issuance of airport revenue bonds. (SD2)

 

TRN, FIN

SB 2871, SD1

(SSCR2800)

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.

Prohibits driving a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial driver's license in the driver's possession. Prohibits texting while operating a commercial motor vehicle and classifies a conviction of an offense of texting while operating a commercial motor vehicle as a serious traffic violation. Does not apply to hands-free or voice operated technology. Excludes from definition of electronic device a device that is physically or electronically integrated into the motor vehicle. (SD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2971

(SSCR2449)

Status

RELATING TO VEHICLES.

Defines "vehicle" in HRS chapter 707. Amends negligent injury offenses to include bodily injury to another person caused by the operation of a moped or vessel in a negligent manner.

 

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

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

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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);

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair