HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

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. Val Okimoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 7, 2020

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1955

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS.

Establishes a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties. Amends definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1617

Status

RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSES.

Changes the renewal period for driver's licenses for persons 72 years old or older from every two years to every four years.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1812

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Specifies that the driver's license of a civilian employee or civilian contractor of the United States Department of Defense that expires while the employee or contractor is stationed outside the United States remains valid for ninety days after the employee or contractor returns to the United States.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1813

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Authorizes the examiner of drivers to accept driver's license renewal applications from civilian employees and contractors of the federal Department of Defense more than six months prior to the date of expiration under certain conditions.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1992

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires depth gauge signs to be posted on any portion of a public highway that lies within a special flood hazard area and is prone to flooding. Appropriates funds.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2152

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS.

Requires additional circumstances under which every vehicle, including motor vehicles, motorcycles, motor scooters, and motorized bicycles, moving on any public highway in the State must display its lighted head lamps.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2355

Status

RELATING TO BOATING REPORTS.

Requires the fire chief and the ocean safety director of each county, in addition to the Director of Public Safety and the police chief of each county, to transmit to the Department of Land and Natural Resources a copy of every report relating to boating accidents or the theft, loss, or recovery of vessels. Requires all reports submitted pursuant to section 200-27, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to be unredacted.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1930

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Increases the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax from $5 to $8.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1990, HD1

(HSCR73-20)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Permanently directs specified percentages of the general excise tax revenues to a new educational infrastructure special fund for the department of education and other entities responsible for school facilities to augment its capacity and infrastructure and to the department of transportation to protect the state highway system from the threat of inundation and damage caused by climate change. Directs specified percentages of revenues from a new, temporary state improvement surcharge to the foregoing purposes and to certain state funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, TRN, FIN

HB 1973

Status

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

Abolishes, repeals, or reclassifies various non-general funds of the Department of Transportation.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2475

Status

RELATING TO CARGO CARRIERS.

Authorizes the Department of Transportation to expend funds from the harbor special fund to provide subsidies to cargo carriers to offset costs incurred by the cargo carriers as a result of providing cargo carrier services to ports serving counties within the State having a population of less than 500,000 and comprising three or more populated islands. Appropriates moneys.

 

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.

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair