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, March 12, 2014

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

 

 

SB 2726, SD2

(SSCR2579)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Allows all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and utility-terrain vehicles (UTV) to be driven on any street as farm equipment under certain conditions. Establishes a penalty for a violation. (SD2)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2731, SD2

(SSCR2721)

Status

RELATING TO A CAR-SHARING VEHICLE SURCHARGE TAX.

Establishes a car-sharing vehicle surcharge tax. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

TRN, FIN

SB 2729, SD2

(SSCR2698)

Status

RELATING TO MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES.

Amends section 291C-137, HRS, to prohibit the operation of a motor vehicle while using a mobile electronic device held in a person's hand for making or receiving a non-emergency call, texting, or receiving a text message. Adds exemptions to prohibition. Amends the penalties for violations. Deems a violation to be a traffic infraction. (SD2)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2730, SD1

(SSCR2702)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Permits driver licensing reciprocity between Hawaii and foreign countries upon certain conditions. Repeals the driver's license reciprocity committee. Effective 01/01/34. (SD1)

 

TRN, FIN

SB 2728, SD2

(SSCR2796)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Clarifies that the designation of a public trail shall be as provided by law. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

TRN, FIN

SB 2324, SD2

(SSCR2624)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.

Establishes an annual electric vehicle user fee, which shall be deposited in the state highway fund. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

TRN, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     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