STAND. COM. REP. NO.  885

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 562

      H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 562, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CROSSWALKS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to improve pedestrian safety by requiring that any plan or design for a newly constructed, reconstructed, resurfaced, or renovated intersection of two crossing arterial streets shall include a marked crosswalk.

 

     The Department of Transportation supported this measure.  An individual opposed this measure.

 

     Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1)  Changing its effective date to July 1, 2030, to facilitate further discussion; and

 

(2)  Making a technical, nonsubstantive amendment for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 562, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 562, H.D. 2.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair