STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1064-18
RE: H.B. No. 1632
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 1632 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO BICYCLES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require all individuals operating a bicycle to ride within a bicycle lane, if a bicycle lane is available for use, and provides for the assessment of fines for each violation.
The Department of Transportation and Honolulu Police Department testified in support of this measure. The City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services supported the intent of this measure. Hawaii Bicycling League and one individual testified in opposition.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1632, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1632, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair