STAND. COM. REP. NO. 944

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 601

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 601, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to improve public safety and efficiency by authorizing county police chiefs to designate other county employees to cite for certain traffic violations.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Transportation, Office of the Mayor of the County of Kauai, Waikiki Neighborhood Board, Hanalei Initiative, National Tropical Botanical Garden, and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL‑CIO.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 601, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair