HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Sean Quinlan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

TIME:

9:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 858

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER LICENSING.

Prohibits agency sharing of documents and information containing citizenship and other biographical information collected from a person applying for a limited purpose driver's license, limited purpose provisional driver's license, or limited purpose instruction permit.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 727

Status

RELATING TO MOTORCYCLES.

Prohibits motor vehicle operators and occupants from interfering or obstructing motorcycle and motor scooter operators and passengers from lawfully travelling between lanes of same-bound traffic that is stopped at a marked or unmarked intersection or due to congestion, when it is safe to do so, on main streets, roads, highways, and freeways.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1258

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Establishes requirements for operating an autocycle. Defines autocycle.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 733

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 between terminal locations.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 737

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.

Excepts direct import vehicles, i.e. vehicles at least 25 years old, from the requirement that vehicles be in compliance with all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to be registered. Defines "direct import vehicle."

 

TRN, CPC

HB 895

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Allows insurance commissioner discretion in requiring motor vehicle insurers to have claims, adjustment, and sales service at an office in the State, to facilitate access to such services by electronic technology.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 900

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Requires a general excise tax license to be conspicuously displayed within any vehicle being driven by a taxicab driver or transportation network company driver. Provides penalties.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1378

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Requires the Department of Transportation to develop plans and initiate the procurement process for the construction of secondary access roads for the Waianae district of leeward Oahu. Appropriates funds.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 647

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Allows the use of eastbound zipper lanes on Interstate Route H-1 by all vehicles, regardless of the number of occupants, between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1305

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Appropriates funds for the construction of a westbound shoulder lane on the H-1 Freeway between the Kunia/Waipahu/Ewa (Exit 5) off-ramp and the Kualakai Parkway on-ramp.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1257

Status

RELATING TO DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.

Allows permits that authorize the defendant to operate an employer's vehicle during the period of license revocation to be supported by the employer's sworn statement attesting to the period of the specified assigned hours of work that the defendant will drive the vehicle for purposes of employment.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 997

Status

RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.

Makes subsequent amendments to concession documents subject to sealed bidding requirements. Clarifies that the grant of concession or concession space shall not exceed fifteen years of a remaining term plus any agreed extension of the term. Removes the limitations on the types of airport concessions that are exempt from the public bidding requirements.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1184

Status

RELATING TO AERONAUTICS.

Replaces criminal penalties for certain airport offenses addressed in Chapter 261, Hawaii Revised Statutes, or in certain administrative rules or orders issued pursuant thereto, with a civil penalty.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1150

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Temporarily exempts the Department of Transportation and its contractors from certain state requirements for certain bridge rehabilitation projects by extending the end date to June 30, 2022.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1152

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AIRPORTS DIVISION, PROJECT ADJUSTMENT FUND.

Adds to the General Appropriations Act of 2015 a budget proviso to permit the utilization of the Department of Transportation, Airports Division, Project Adjustment Fund.

 

TRN, FIN

 

 

 

 

The following measure was previously heard on February 3, 2017.

 

HB 1443

Status

RELATING TO AN AIRPORT CORPORATION.

Authorizes the establishment of the Hawaii airport corporation within the department of transportation for administrative purposes on July 1, 2018. Sets out appointment of members to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Hawaii airport corporation. Transfers the aeronautics functions of DOT to the Hawaii airport authority.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

As this measure is for decision making only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair