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, February 01, 2012

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2756

Status

RELATING TO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT.

Authorizes counties to adopt a program to facilitate residential and commercial development in specified areas in relation to mass transit and to expedite approval of development projects within those areas. Exempts certain development projects from all state and county laws relating to planning, zoning, construction standards for subdivisions, development and improvement of land, and the construction of dwelling units. Requires the environmental council to adopt rules relating to transit ridership impact analysis for environmental assessments or impact statements relating to certain development projects.

 

TRN, WLO/HSG, FIN

HB 2611

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.

Permanently amend chapter 343, Hawaii Revised Statutes to clarify current exemptions for secondary actions and require that applicants prepare environmental assessments when required.

 

TRN, EEP, JUD

HB 2308

Status

RELATING TO AIRLINES.

Establishes and appropriates funds for a reimbursement program for airlines that add a new direct flight route to Hawaii. Sunsets 12/31/13.

 

TRN, TOU/ERB, FIN

HB 1878

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Creates a driver exclusion endorsement to enable a named insured to exclude specified persons from being covered under a motor vehicle insurance policy.

 

TRN, CPC/JUD

HB 2789

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes the photo speed imaging detector system program. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Requires proceeds of fines to be expended in the county from which they were collected for generation of the program. Appropriates funds.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 2790

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Requires proceeds of fines to be expended in the county from which they were collected for operation of the program. Makes an appropriation.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 2727

Status

RELATED TO VEHICLE IMMOBILIZATION.

Requires the immobilization of vehicles operated by a person whose license has been suspended or revoked for OVUII. Establishes process for owner of the vehicle, if other than the operator, to request removal of the device. Effective 7/1/13.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 2649

Status

RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.

Authorizes the counties to implement a vehicle boot program to place a vehicle boot on vehicles of an owner with outstanding motor vehicle violations until those violations are resolved.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 1666

Status

RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.

Establishes mandatory minimum sentencing for negligent homicide or negligent injury involving the operation of a motor vehicle when a vulnerable highway user is involved. Amends penalties for negligent homicide in the second degree, negligent homicide in the third degree, and negligent injury in the second degree when the incident involves a vulnerable highway user. Adds definitions.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2702

Status

RELATING TO BEACHES.

Prohibits the operation of motorized vehicles on beaches.

 

TRN, WLO, JUD

HB 2760

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC SAFETY.

Restricts the use of motorized vehicles upon a bicycle path.

 

TRN, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 25, 2012 at 9:00 am. No public testimony will be accepted

 

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

 

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);

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WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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