HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1141, SD1

(SSCR634)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Clarifies the authority of the department of transportation at Dillingham Airfield. (SD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 16, SD2

(SSCR619)

Status

RELATING TO TOWING.

Establishes definitions of "hooked up", "scene", and "vehicle owner" to clarify when a vehicle must be released by a towing company. Permits a towing charge of $30 for difficult hookups. Specifies that a tow company is not obligated to drop a tow if the vehicle is hooked up, outside of the scene, and the tow operator is in motion. Establishes date and time stamped photo as proof of vehicle being hooked up. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

SB 871, SD1

(SSCR660)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes driver licensing reciprocity privileges between Hawaii and foreign countries upon certain conditions. Repeals the driver's license reciprocity committee. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

TRN, VMI, JUD

SB 1280, SD2

(SSCR878)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.

Requires the public utilities commission to regulate transportation network companies and transportation network company drivers. Establishes insurance requirements and qualifications for persons who operate or serve as drivers for transportation network companies. Appropriates funds to the PUC. Effective 7/1/2053. (SD2)

 

TRN, CPC/JUD, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair