THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND ENERGY

Senator Lorraine R. Inouye, Chair

Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Monday, March 20, 2017

TIME:

1:20pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 225

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1580, HD2

      (HSCR1008)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Establishes a clean ground transportation benchmark framework to maximize consumer fuel savings, including a near term 2025 target encouraging electric vehicle infrastructure buildout supporting Hawaii’s goal for the reduction and ultimate elimination of the use of imported fuels for ground transportation.  Directs the department of transportation to collaborate with the state energy office to develop recommendations to achieve those benchmarks.  (HB1580 HD2)

 

TRE, WAM

HB 997, HD2

      (HSCR1007)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.

Removes the limitations on the types of airport concessions that are exempt from the public bidding requirements.  (HB997 HD2)

 

TRE, WAM

HB 1587, HD1

      (HSCR960)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Replaces the state vehicle weight tax with a tax based on the assessed value of a vehicle.  (HB1587 HD1)

 

TRE, WAM

HB 629

      (HSCR829)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Exempts personal income tax income and general excise tax income in an amount up to an unspecified percentage of the costs of the construction and operation of projects entered into under a public-private partnership with the ERS to improve water infrastructure or water supply, or to promote clean energy.  Authorizes ERS investments in such public-private partnerships.

 

TRE, JDL/WAM

HB 306, HD2

      (HSCR992)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CONTINUOUS ALCOHOL MONITORING FOR REPEAT OFFENDERS.

Requires persons charged for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant or habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant to be fitted with a continuous alcohol monitoring device if the person:  (1) has a prior conviction for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant or habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant within the past five years; or (2) is currently pending criminal investigation or prosecution for one or more prior charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant or habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant.  (HB306 HD2)

 

TRE, JDL/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 Lorraine R. Inouye

Chair