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 15, 2017

TIME:

9:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1587

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Replaces the state vehicle weight tax with a tax based on the assessed value of a vehicle.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1144

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Increases the state motor vehicle weight tax

 

TRN, FIN

HB 115

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Directs the head of each state department or agency to convey title of all disputed highways situated within a county with a population of 500,000 or more to the respective county. Requires each county with a population of 500,000 or more to take ownership and jurisdiction over all roads over which there is a dispute over ownership between the State or any of its political subdivisions and a private party.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1442

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Authorizes counties that have established a surcharge on state tax prior to 7/1/2015 to extend the surcharge in perpetuity. Authorizes counties that have not established a surcharge by 7/1/2017 to establish a surcharge on state tax. Provides that the State shall retain an unspecified portion of surcharge proceeds for DOT. Requires a county's share of the county surcharge on state tax to be paid to the county on a monthly basis.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 349

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Authorizes a county that has established a county surcharge on state tax to make the surcharge permanent. Reduces the rate of the surcharge from 0.5% to 0.375% after 12/31/22. Reduces the amount deducted from the county surcharge on state tax to reimburse the State for costs of assessment, collection, and disposition from 10% to 5%. Requires counties to provide matching funds in order to receive surcharge proceeds.

 

TRN, FIN

 

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