HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 1, 2019

TIME:

10:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 421

Status

RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Establishes a five-year general excise tax exemption for amounts received from the servicing and maintenance of helicopters in an aircraft service and maintenance facility or from the construction of a facility that services and maintains helicopters; provided that 75% of the helicopters serviced and maintained annually in the facility are equipped with quiet technology. Sunsets 12/31/2023.

 

TRN, EDB, FIN

HB 753

Status

RELATING TO THE IGNITION INTERLOCK PROGRAM.

Requires compliance with the ignition interlock program before an interlock device is removed. Allows for a constant sobriety program. Authorizes rulemaking.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 325

Status

RELATING TO DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.

Repeals minimum and maximum allowable fine amounts for certain convictions relating to operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant and leaves the amounts unspecified.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 757

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires the department of transportation and the county transportation departments to adopt a vision zero policy that seeks to prevent and ultimately eliminate all traffic fatalities through a combination of engineering, enforcement, education, and emergency response strategies that focus on equity. Establishes a temporary working group to develop an action plan and review certain specified traffic policies and guidelines. Reports to legislature in 2020 and 2021. Appropriates funds.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 612

Status

RELATING TO ABANDONED VEHICLES.

Establishes fines for any county that fails to comply with any provision of Hawaii's abandoned vehicles law or any lawful rule adopted by the Director of Finance under the authority of the law. Requires the Department of Taxation to collect and deposit the fines into the general fund.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 1234

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Requires an application for motor vehicle registration to include but not be limited to the name, occupation, address of residence, social security number, date of birth, driver's license number, phone number, email address, and emergency contacts. Authorizes the counties to assess a fine to the legal or registered owner of a vehicle deemed abandoned. Requires the legal or registered owner to have up-to-date motor vehicle registration and motor vehicle insurance prior to repossession of the abandoned vehicle.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 433

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Provides, under certain circumstances, amnesty for used car purchasers from paying unpaid vehicle registration fees or penalties if the purchaser had no knowledge of the delinquent fees or penalties upon the purchase of the vehicle.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 394

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION.

Makes the motor vehicle registration fee for U-drive motor vehicles consistent with the fee for all other motor vehicles. Makes any county ordinance that increases a motor vehicle registration fee applicable to U-drive vehicles.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 84

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.

Prohibits the parking of vehicles in front of a mailbox facing a state highway to which the United States Postal Service delivers mail from Monday through Saturday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in any county with a population of 500,000 or more.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

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

     The date and time of the hearing; and

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair