HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

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:

Friday, February 2, 2018

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1758

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.

Requires a two-year motor vehicle inspection safety check for vehicles ten years of age or newer. Doubles the inspection fee for the two-year motor vehicle inspection safety check.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 2267

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE HIGHWAY ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM.

Establishes the State Highway Enforcement Program and related fund within the Department of Transportation. Establishes surcharge eligible zones for illegal parking in certain areas. Surcharge to be imposed by courts in addition to other penalties and fines.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 2500

Status

RELATING TO COASTAL HIGHWAYS.

Requires the Department of Transportation to work in conjunction with the Department of Land and Natural Resources, the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology of the University of Hawaii, the county of Maui and federal agencies to develop a strategic plan to protect coastal highways from the effects of coastal erosion and update the plan as needed every five years. Requires a report to the legislature. Appropriates funds.

 

TRN, WAL, FIN

HB 2647

Status

RELATING TO VACANT LANDS.

Establishes a pilot project to identify vacant Department of Transportation parcels within the 96817 zip code area and to propose uses for those parcels to deter crime and benefit the community. Requires a report.

 

TRN, WAL, FIN

HB 2684

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR CARRIERS.

Amends the fees and penalties for motor carriers. Requires that a percentage of the fees collected be used for expenditures relating to the enforcement of motor carrier laws, including but not limited to expenditures for enforcement personnel.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 2596

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CERTIFICATE OF TITLE FOR VESSELS ACT.

Requires certain vessel owners to apply for a certificate of title within twenty days of becoming an owner or within twenty days of establishing principal use of the vessel in waters of the State. Establishes the information required in an application for a certificate of title; process for a transfer of vessel ownership and title; rights of a secured party; and rights of a purchaser other than a secured party

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 1767

Status

RELATED TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Prohibits access to Mauna Kea Science Reserve and Waipio valley, except through the use of a low-gear four-wheel drive vehicle. Requires tours of the Mauna Kea Science Reserve and Waipio valley to obtain a certification for Hawaii's professional tour guides. Authorizes the counties and UH to appointment individuals to enforce the restrictions.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair