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:

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2433

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INDUSTRY LICENSING ACT.

Allows a holder of a license to engage in the same business at another motor vehicle dealer location affiliated by common ownership. Authorizes the Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Board to revoke, suspend, fine, or deny a license if a dealer is not compensated in the event of a recall in the absence of remedies or available parts. Clarifies existing and adds new rights and obligations among dealers, manufacturers, and distributors.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 2398

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

To amend the drivers licensing requirements for operation of autocycles.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2399

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Clarifies the definition of "drug" in chapter 291E, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding the use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2401

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.

Expands authority of the Director of Transportation over required motor carrier vehicle inspections.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2403

Status

RELATING TO THE MASS TRANSIT SPECIAL FUND.

Provides funds to the Department of Transportation for the safety oversight of rail fixed guideway system.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1942

Status

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING.

Authorizes the issuance of limited purpose driver's licenses, limited purpose provisional driver's licenses, and limited purpose instruction permits to include applicants who voluntarily choose to obtain a REAL ID compliant State Civil Identification Card.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2436

Status

RELATING TO MOPEDS.

Establishes a fine not to exceed $100 for mopeds owners who fail to comply with moped registration requirements.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1938

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL BUSES.

Increases the fine to not more than $1,000 for passing or overtaking a school bus on a state highway while the bus is stopped and its visual signals are turned on.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2175

Status

RELATING TO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS.

Requires any metropolitan planning organization serving a metropolitan planning area within the jurisdiction of a county that includes at least three islands inhabited by permanent residents to include on its policy board one member of the senate and one member of the house of representatives.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2161

Status

RELATING TO VEHICLE INSPECTION STATIONS.

Changes the penalty for improper conduct of motor vehicle inspections at inspection stations from revocation or suspension of the station's operating permit to a fine.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2215

Status

RELATING TO BICYCLES.

Requires the driver of a vehicle passing and overtaking a bicycle proceeding in the same direction to allow at least three feet of separation between the right side of the driver's vehicle and the left side of the bicyclist.

 

TRN, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair