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, March 13, 2019

TIME:

10:00a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1276, SD2

(SSCR1162)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR CARRIER VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTIONS.

Expands the authority of the Director of Transportation over required motor carrier vehicle inspections. Authorizes the Director of Transportation to adopt administrative rules related to fees. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

SB 1297, SD2

(SSCR1051)

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, driver's license number, phone number, and emergency contacts. Authorizes the counties to assess a fine to the legal or registered owner of a vehicle deemed abandoned unless certain conditions are met. Requires the legal or registered owner to have valid motor vehicle registration and motor vehicle insurance prior to repossession of the abandoned vehicle. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

SB 1378, SD1

(SSCR991)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Clarifies that owners of chassis used for transporting shipping containers are exempt from the requirement to keep a certificate of registration within a chassis. Authorizes these businesses to keep the original certificate of registration, motor vehicle identification card, certificate of insurance, and certificate of inspection at their principal place of business within the State. (SD1)

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

SB 824, SD1

(SSCR985)

Status

RELATING TO RENTALS OF MOPEDS AND MOTOR SCOOTERS.

Prohibits operating a moped or motor scooter from any rental company unless the person wears a safety helmet that the rental company is required to provide or the person wears a safety helmet that is provided by the person; provided that this requirement does not apply to any person who possesses a valid license from any state to operate a motorcycle. Prohibits the rental of any moped or motor scooter with an aftermarket modification to its motor. (SD1)

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

SB 666, SD2

(SSCR1073)

Status

RELATING TO AN AIRPORTS CORPORATION.

Authorizes establishment of the Hawaii Airports Corporation within the Department of Transportation for administrative purposes. Sets out appointment of members to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Hawaii Airports Corporation. Transfers aeronautics functions of the Department of Transportation to the Hawaii Airports Corporation by the established transfer completion date agreed upon by the Hawaii Airports Corporation, Director of Transportation, and Governor, which shall be no later than 12/31/2022. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

TRN, LAB/JUD, FIN

SB 663, SD2

(SSCR858)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes a red light running committee effective 7/1/2049. Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Requires proceeds of fines to be expended in the county from which they were collected for operation of the program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

SB 162, SD2

(SSCR1190)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Increases the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax. Repeals the additional surcharge tax for lessees who do not possess a valid Hawaii driver's license. Deposits the surcharge tax revenues into the state highway fund, for statewide use, and the county subaccounts in the state highway fund for highway road capacity projects in the county that generated the surcharge tax. (SD2)

 

TRN, CPC, 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.

 

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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 586-6520or 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