THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Senator Clarence K. Nishihara, Chair

Senator Breene Harimoto, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, INTERGOVERNMENTAL AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Senator Will Espero, Chair

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 12, 2015

TIME:

2:45 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 331

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MANOA ROAD.

Requires the director of transportation to transfer ownership of a portion of Manoa road preceding Lyon Arboretum to the city and county of Honolulu exempt from any state or county road width requirements.

 

TRA/PSM, WAM

SB 551

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HELMETS.

Requires persons under the age of eighteen years to wear a properly fitted and fastened safety helmet while operating or riding as a passenger on a motorcycle or motor scooter.  Requires a person under the age of eighteen years to wear a safety helmet while operating or riding as a passenger in an all-terrain vehicle, utility-terrain vehicle, or other off-road vehicle.

 

TRA/PSM, JDL

SB 783

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION.

Specifies that an additional penalty for refusal to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test and requires the surrender of all firearms and ammunition within possession.  Requires firearms permit application forms to be accompanied by an affirmation that neither the applicant nor any family or household member is or has been diagnosed with or treated for certain mental disorders and that if the applicant or family or household member is subsequently diagnosed, the applicant shall lock and secure or surrender all firearms and ammunition within 48 hours.  Requires payment of a fine of $50 per day of noncompliance with the requirement to lock and secure, or surrender, firearms and ammunition within 48 hours.  Specifies failure to pay child or spousal support as a good cause for revocation of a firearm permit or license.  Creates an exemption for law enforcement officers.

 

TRA/PSM, JDL/WAM

SB 1334

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE INTOXICATED.

Allows law enforcement officers to seize and tow a motor vehicle if operator is arrested or cited for various alcohol-related traffic offenses.

 

TRA/PSM, JDL

SB 1160

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes a three-year pilot photo red light imaging detector system program.  Authorizes counties to administer the program.  Makes other amendments regarding highway safety.  Repeals July 1, 2018.

 

TRA/PSM, JDL/WAM

SB 1180

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS.

Creates a new chapter relating to metropolitan planning organization.  Repeals chapter 279E, HRS.  Exempts Oahu metropolitan planning organization special fund from pro rata share of administrative expenses.

 

TRA/PSM, WAM

SB 233

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.

Authorizes the counties to enter into contracts with dealers and rental car companies for the registration of used cars.

 

TRA/PSM, CPN

SB 19

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Makes permanent the county surcharge on state tax.

 

TRA/PSM, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Will Espero

Chair

 

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Senator Clarence K. Nishihara

Chair