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, March 19, 2015

TIME:

2:45PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 436, HD1

      (HSCR746)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EMERGENCY VEHICLES.

Amends the definition of "emergency vehicle" in the law that requires approaching vehicles to slow and change lanes to include sheriff division vehicles, Hawaii emergency management agency vehicles, and county emergency management vehicles.  (HB436 HD1)

 

TRA/PSM, JDL

HB 562, HD2

      (HSCR885)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CROSSWALKS.

Requires installation of a marked crosswalk at newly constructed, reconstructed, resurfaced, or renovated intersection of two arterial streets.  (HB562 HD2)

 

TRA/PSM, WAM

HB 1408, HD3

      (HSCR822)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PRIVATE ROADS.

Requires the counties to accept the surrender of a private road in cases where there has been an absence of any act of private ownership over the road for five years.  Exempts the State and counties from performing any maintenance on a surrendered road and from liability arising from use of the road until the State or county performs maintenance work on the road.  (HB1408 HD3)

 

TRA/PSM, JDL/WAM

HB 134, HD1

      (HSCR636)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Removes the authority of the City and County of Honolulu to collect county surcharges on state tax under Act 247, Session Laws of Hawaii 2005, beginning on January 1, 2016.  Allows all counties, including the City and County of Honolulu, to adopt ordinances allowing for county surcharges on state general excise and use taxes at a .25 per cent rate, beginning January 1, 2017.  Amends the administrative fee for the collection of a county surcharge by the State.  (HB134 HD1)

 

TRA/PSM, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Will Espero

Chair

 

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Senator Clarence K. Nishihara

Chair