STAND. COM. REP. NO. 291

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 304

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred H.B. No. 304 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Transportation, or any appropriate county agency, to post a depth gauge sign on any portion of a public highway that lies within a special flood hazard area and is prone to flooding.

 

The Department of Transportation, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and one individual testified in support of this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to promote further discussion.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Transportation that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 304, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 304, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Transportation,

 

 

 

 

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HENRY J.C. AQUINO, Chair