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, March 13, 2020

TIME:

10:15am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2992

(SSCR3168)

Status

RELATING TO MOTORCYCLES.

Permanently authorizes the Department of Transportation under certain conditions to designate shoulders upon which the Department may authorize the driving of motorcycles.

 

TRN, JUD

SB 3158, SD1

(SSCR3129)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Prohibits a person from intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional airbag, or airbag that does not meet federal safety requirements. Prohibits a person from intentionally or knowingly selling, offering for sale, installing, or reinstalling in a motor vehicle any device that causes the motor vehicle's diagnostic systems to fail to warn that the motor vehicle is equipped with a counterfeit supplemental restraint system component or nonfunctional airbag or that no airbag is installed, as applicable. (SD1)

 

TRN, CPC/JUD

SB 2103, SD1

(SSCR2980)

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.

Authorizes the issuance of special number electric vehicle license plates to commemorate the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

TRN, FIN

SB 2166, SD1

(SSCR3238)

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC SAFETY.

Requires vehicles on a two-lane highway, behind which a certain number of vehicles are formed in a line, to pull over where possible to let the trailing vehicles proceed when passing is unsafe. (SD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2508, SD1

(SSCR3235)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.

Replaces the term "accident" with collision for purposes of certain provisions of the statewide traffic code. (SD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2672

(SSCR3270)

Status

RELATING TO CROSSWALKS.

Requires a vehicle approaching a crosswalk from the opposite direction of another vehicle stopped at that crosswalk to yield and not proceed until a pedestrian, if any, has crossed the roadway.

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2993

(SSCR3141)

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES.

Aligns the commercial driver's license qualification standards with federal regulations by repealing language related to medical waivers due to diabetes. Makes conforming amendments to Code of Federal Regulation citations.

 

TRN, CPC/JUD

SB 2649, SD1

(SSCR2917)

Status

RELATING TO TOUR AIRCRAFT.

Amends section 261-12 to require tour aircraft operations permit applicants to have aircraft that are outfitted with FAA approved safety devices. Prohibits tour aircraft permit holders from allowing the noise footprint of their aircraft to enter any occupied property. Requires denial of permit or rescission of permit if requirements are not met. (SD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2925, SD1

(SSCR3061)

Status

RELATING TO PAYMENT FOR AIRPORT CHARGES.

Authorizes the use of debit cards and online electronic payment systems to pay for certain airport charges. Allows the airport or purchaser to pay for processing fees and charges. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

TRN, FIN

SB 2911, SD2

(SSCR3301)

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, HRS, to be unredacted. (SD2)

 

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