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 17, 2016

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2400

Status

RELATING TO CIGARETTE SHIPPING LABELS.

Amends the legal notice required on cigarette shipping containers to reference the age of twenty-one rather than the age of eighteen.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2403

Status

RELATING TO THE MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD.

Amends the composition of the medical advisory board.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2086

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Amends the statewide transportation plan to include bicycle facilities as part of the transportation system components. Requires the Department of Transportation to develop a survey on travel behavior. Requires each county to develop transportation mode sharing plans and to update these plans every five years beginning in 2025.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2746

Status

RELATING TO VEHICULAR LOLLYGAGGING.

Requires drivers in the left lane to safely move to the adjacent lane if the driver's vehicle is being overtaken from the rear by multiple vehicles traveling at a higher rate of speed; the driver is proceeding at less than the normal speed of traffic; and the driver has three or more vehicles following immediately behind.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1546

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLE PARKING.

Repeals provisions exempting electric vehicles from the payment of parking fees.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2490, HD1

(HSCR163-16)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Exempts selected disabled veterans from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes. (HB2490 HD1)

 

VMI, TRN, FIN

HB 2484

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Requires the Department of Transportation to conduct a study identifying traffic problems on and near the H-1 Freeway.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1544

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR ASSISTING AN INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISE.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to Pasha Hawaii Holdings, LLC for the redevelopment of Honolulu Harbor, Oahu.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2518, HD1

(HSCR123-16)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.

Establishes the business mitigation relief pilot program to assist businesses and commercial property owners negatively impacted by the construction of the rail project. Establishes guidelines and procedures for financial assistance through the program. Appropriates funds for the program. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB2518 HD1)

 

EDB, TRN, FIN

HB 2692

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a general excise tax exemption for businesses affected by construction from a county mass transit project.

 

TRN, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING ONLY

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 18, 2015 & February 10, 2016. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 1361

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires commercial vehicles carrying cargo weighing 55,000 pounds or more from Hawaii's commercial harbors to be weighed prior to leaving the harbor. Requires water carriers to provide the Department of Transportation with a list of shipping containers or loads weighing 55,000 pounds or more to be transported on a highway. Provides a penalty.

 

TRN, JUD

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 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

 

 

 

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 328 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6081 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6520 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair