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:

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

TIME:

11:00a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1907

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Prohibits the operation of a helicopter for commercial purposes without a valid instrument rating from the Federal Aviation Administration. Subject both a violating individual and an individual's employer to penalties.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1950

Status

RELATING TO AN UNDERWATER TUNNEL AND SUPPORTING ROADWAYS TO PROVIDE A MORE DIRECT CONNECTION BETWEEN EWA AND DOWNTOWN HONOLULU.

Requires the Department of Transportation to conduct a study on the feasibility of a private-public partnership to design, build, and operate an underwater tunnel for vehicle traffic to provide a more direct connection between Ewa and downtown Honolulu along with the expansion of roadways as necessary to maximize use of the tunnel. Authorizes general obligation bonds. Appropriates funds.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 890

Status

RELATING TO THE PM ZIPPER LANE.

Requires the Department of Transportation to conduct a study that reevaluates the costs and feasibility of constructing a zipper lane along the H-1 freeway in the westbound direction for use during the afternoon hours.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2461

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC CONGESTION.

Requires the Department of Transportation in collaboration with other public agencies, to research and develop methods to reduce traffic congestion and motor vehicle fuel emissions in the State.

 

TRN, FIN

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on 2/5/20 10:15am. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 1814

Status

RELATING TO THE IGNITION INTERLOCK PROGRAM.

Requires that an ignition interlock device not have recorded a negative report for ninety consecutive days before it can be removed.

 

TRN, JUD

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 586-6520 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