HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

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, February 10, 2016

TIME:

10:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1736

Status

RELATING TO THE KONA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

Renames the Kona International Airport as the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2404

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A FEDERAL INSPECTION STATION AT KONA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

Appropriates funds for a federal inspection station at Kona International Airport at Keahole.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2021

Status

RELATING TO UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS.

Increases the fine for conviction of certain offenses when an unmanned aerial system is used as a means of committing the offense. Provides that the offense of simple trespass can be committed when a person knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in the airspace directly above premises up to two hundred feet above ground level.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 2756

Status

RELATING TO A PORT AUTHORITY.

Establishes the Hawaii Port Authority. Empowers the Authority to administer a statewide system of small boat harbors and small airports. Appropriates funds.

 

TRN, WAL, FIN

HB 1747

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Authorizes a police officer to cause to be towed a motor vehicle if the operator is arrested or cited for various traffic offenses, including driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Provides exceptions. Provides notice and hearing requirements.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1803

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE LIGHTS.

Requires motor vehicles to be operated on public highways during daylight hours with the daytime running lights on. Requires motor vehicles not equipped with daytime running lights to be operated on public highways during daylight hours with the headlights on.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2723

Status

RELATING TO MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES.

Prohibits a pedestrian from crossing a street, road, or highway while using a mobile electronic device.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1827

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Provides exemptions from vehicle registration, safety inspection, and driver licensure requirements for marine terminal equipment. Allows the operation of marine terminal equipment on a highway in certain conditions.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 1831

Status

RELATING TO TESTING FOR INTOXICANTS.

Repeals section 291E-68, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding refusing to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test for those arrested for the use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle. Makes conforming amendments to section 291E-15, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2048, HD1

(HSCR28-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Prohibits the HCDA from approving community development plans and permit applications for the Kakaako district without an MOU between the Authority and the developer or owner of the relevant land acknowledging the ownership of adjacent streets and highways. Requires the Authority to accept ownership of a public street or highway in the case of a dispute. (HB2048 HD1)

 

WAL, TRN, JUD

HB 2049

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires the counties to accept the surrender of a private road if there has been no act of private ownership for five years. Exempts the State and counties from maintaining surrendered roads and from liability for lack of maintenance or for maintenance performed prior to assuming ownership.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 2250

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Appropriates revenues for repair work and resurfacing of Kalani Street, Auld Lane, and Rawlins Lane on the island of Oahu.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2168

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL INDUSTRY.

Allows lessors of rental motor vehicles to pass on to lessees a vehicle license recovery fee. Defines vehicle license recovery fee.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 2221

Status

RELATING TO PARKING.

Establishes fines beginning January 1, 2017, for owners of parking facilities with at least one hundred parking spaces that do not provide at least one parking space equipped with a charging system exclusively for electric vehicles.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 3rd, 2016. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 1828

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.

Establishes motor vehicle insurance requirements for transportation network companies and persons who operate or serve as drivers for transportation network companies.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 1753

Status

RELATING TO MOPEDS.

Requires annual registration and inspection of mopeds.

 

TRN, CPC, JUD

 

 

 

 

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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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair