HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1586

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Exempts improvements to land to be used for airport purposes, authorized by the department of transportation, and for state and county highways, authorized by the appropriate state or county agency, from county approval and permitting requirements and from the definition of "development" for special management area permitting purposes.

 

TRN, WAL, FIN

HB 1811

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Extends the sunset date of Act 46, SLH 2012, to authorize 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.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2147

Status

RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.

Exempts the operation of concessions for wireless and communication services and for advertising from the public concession bidding process.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 1702

Status

RELATING TO THE CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE TAX CREDIT.

Creates a capital infrastructure tax credit for tenants who are displaced by the Kapalama container terminal project. Allows banks and other financial corporations the ability to claim the capital infrastructure tax credit. Allows allocations of the capital infrastructure tax credit to a partner under a partnership agreement even if the allocation has a substantial economic effect. Renews the technology infrastructure renovation tax credit through 2019.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1610

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Allows the counties and the State to maintain roads whose ownership is in dispute without incurring liability.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1509

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Specifies that operating a motor vehicle in the State while utilizing a mobile device is a traffic infraction. Specifies that the penalty for such an infraction shall be a fine of not less than $150.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1706

Status

RELATING TO ILLEGAL PARKING UPON BIKEWAYS.

Sets a minimum fine of $100 for driving or parking a vehicle on a bicycle lane or pathway.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1771

Status

RELATING TO CIVIL AIR PATROL.

Appropriates $500,000 for fiscal year 2014-2015 to support operational mission readiness activities of the Hawaii Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, including facilities maintenance, not funded by the National Civil Air Patrol. Effective July 1, 2014.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1667

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Exempts qualifying totally and permanently disabled veterans from paying the State motor vehicle registration fee. Requires the Office of Veterans Services to report the number of qualifying veterans to the legislature and department of taxation.

 

TRN, VMI, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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If during the course of the hearing it appears that there will not be sufficient time to allow everyone to be heard, the chairperson reserves the right to limit the remaining testifiers to three minutes. This three minute policy will be enforced to ensure fairness and adequate consideration to all bills.

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair