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:

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

TIME:

10:00a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1215

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes an income tax credit for taxpayers who live within 10 miles of their place of employment to offset expenses incurred for motor vehicle registration and inspection.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 601, HD1

(HSCR54)

Status

RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGISTRATION FEES.

Repeals the requirement that disabled veterans be in receipt of disability retirement pay from the Armed Forces to be exempt from payment of annual motor vehicle registration fees. (HB601 HD1)

 

PVM, TRN, FIN

HB 1165

Status

RELATING TO GENDER IDENTIFICATION.

Requires a license to include a person's full legal name, date of birth, gender category, residence address, and license or identification card number. Includes a third option of gender identification for driver's license and state identification card applicants. Effective 7/1/2020.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 327

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Directs the Department of Transportation to develop and implement a single occupant vehicle access fee to use a zipper lane on Oahu. Requires that revenues generated from the single occupant vehicle access fee be deposited in the state highway fund.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 238, HD1

(HSCR35)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.

Applies the same rules, incentives, and public purchasing priorities to fuel cell electric vehicles as to other types of electric vehicles. Amends parking fee exemptions for electric vehicles. Extends sunset date for electric vehicle rules and incentives by 10 years to June 30, 2030. (HB238 HD1)

 

EEP, TRN, FIN

HB 305

Status

RELATING TO CROSSWALKS.

Requires the Department of Transportation to establish a Community Crosswalks Pilot Program to design and implement specially painted crosswalks in neighborhoods. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. Creates a Community Crosswalks Pilot Program Special Fund.

 

TRN, FIN

 

Decision Making

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 8, 2019. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 754

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS.

Subjects electric foot scooters to certain bicycle laws. Allows electric foot scooters to be parked on sidewalks; provided they do not impede traffic. Applies blue light prohibition to electric foot scooters. Applies "vulnerable user" definition to electric foot scooters.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 755

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

Appropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Department of Transportation under the purview of the House Standing Committee on Transportation.

 

TRN, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

    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

    Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 8 copies (including an original) to Room 332 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-9499 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6520 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair