STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1569
RE: S.B. No. 663
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 663, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish within the Department of Transportation a Red Light Running Committee to develop policy recommendations for red light running pilot programs in the City and County of Honolulu, and the counties of Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii, and to make recommendations on staffing requirements, capital improvements, and evaluation and efficacy metrics.
The Department of Transportation, Office of the Mayor of the City and County of Honolulu, City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services, Honolulu Police Department, Maui Police Department, Hawaii Bicycling League, Blue Zones Project-Hawaii, Mothers Against Drunk Driving Hawaii, Hawaii Strategic Highway Safety Plan, The Bike Shop, Kauai Path, Inc., and many individuals testified in support of this measure. Bikeshare Hawaii and two individuals testified in opposition to this measure. AAA Hawaii and a few individuals provided comments.
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 S.B. No. 663, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair