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:

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

TIME:

9:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1669

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Allows the court to require the immobilization of a motor vehicle owned by an individual convicted of driving without a license or driving with a canceled, suspended, or revoked license or a vehicle owned by an individual who is not in compliance with an order of paternity or child support by means of a wheel immobilization device for a period not to exceed 180 days. Requires the surrender of number plates. Provides for the removal of wheel immobilization device and return of number plates after the court ordered immobilization period is completed.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 1749

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.

Requires the state director of finance to transmit, to each county, a percentage of all fines and forfeitures collected for uncontested traffic infractions committed in that county.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 1743

Status

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING.

Increases the gross vehicle weight rating of category (3) motor vehicle driver licenses to eighteen thousand pounds or less.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1790

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Requires that the vehicle used by a person cited or arrested for driving without a license, driving while license suspended or revoked, driving under the influence of alcohol, or driving without proof of insurance be towed at the owner's expense.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 14

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.

Requires district court to delete from a driver's traffic abstract any violation that the driver is found not to have committed. Prohibits disclosure of dispositions of infractions that precede the date of request by more than     years.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1688

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Increases the minimum bodily injury motor vehicle insurance to $100,000 for bodily injury or death to one person and $200,000 for bodily injury or death to two or more persons.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 1742

Status

RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.

Creates the motor carrier investigative unit within the public utilities commission to conduct statewide investigations of violations of chapter 271, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Exempts persons within the unit from chapter 76, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Appropriates funds from the public utilities commission special fund to finance the motor carrier investigative unit. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

TRN, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1759

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC SAFETY.

Prohibits moped drivers from using bicycle paths where bicycle lanes are provided.

 

TRN, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair