HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Chair

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

Rep. John M. Mizuno

 

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 5, 2021

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 261

Status

RELATING TO TOW TRUCK PRICING.

Adjusts towing company charges and fees for vehicles left unattended or abandoned. Establishes a clean-up charge and documentation fee.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 1263

Status

RELATING TO IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES.

Establishes penalties for violations of the ignition interlock law. Requires proof of compliance with the ignition interlock law to be eligible to apply for a driver's license. Effective 1/1/2022.

 

CPC, JHA

HB 264

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.

Makes permanent insurance requirements for transportation network companies and transportation network company drivers.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 459

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE DISQUALIFICATION FOR SEVERE FORMS OF TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS.

Adds a permanent commercial driver's license disqualification for a holder of a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit who is convicted of a felony involving a severe form of trafficking in persons.

 

CPC, JHA

HB 1056

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.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 1062

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES.

Adds a requirement for certain commercial driver's license applicants to complete an entry-level driver training course before taking a skills test for licensure.

 

CPC, JHA

HB 489

Status

RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.

Requires the thirty-day lapse or termination notices for long-term care policies to be sent by certified mail, priority mail, or commercial delivery service, or other method of delivery requiring proof of delivery.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 940

Status

RELATING TO SECURITIES.

Mandates reporting of suspected financial exploitation of elders and vulnerable adults in relation to securities. Provides immunity for good faith reporting and authorizes the delay of disbursements and transactions.

 

CPC, JHA

HB 941

Status

RELATING TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC FILING BY THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.

Updates various provisions in chapters 269, 271, and 271G, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to enable the Public Utilities Commission to use electronic filing processes and similar practices.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 942

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Amends various portions of title 24 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes to update and improve existing provisions.

 

CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are bolded.

 

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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair