HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Greggor Ilagan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 5, 2021

TIME:

10:00 AM

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

THE STATE CAPITOL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Please note that the committee members will participate remotely via videoconference.

Click here to submit testimony and to testify remotely.

 

A live stream link of all House Standing Committee meetings will be available online

shortly before the scheduled start time.

 

Click here for the live stream of this meeting via YouTube.

Click here for select hearings broadcast live on Ōlelo Community Media for cable TV.

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 159

Status

RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES.

Requires a motor vehicle transferor, or the transferor's representative, and transferee to appear in person to execute the transfer of a motor vehicle. Subjects motor vehicle transferors to certain fees previously assessed on motor vehicle transferees.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 160

Status

RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES.

Subjects U-drive motor vehicles to the same motor vehicle registration fees as other motor vehicles.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 161

Status

RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES.

Allows the director of finance of a county to require payment of outstanding charges owed to the county for the towing, removal, or disposal of an abandoned or derelict vehicle within the county before issuing a motor vehicle certificate of registration.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 486

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Specifies that a government agency does not assume ownership or jurisdiction over a disputed road solely through maintenance or repair activities. Authorizes the State to transfer ownership of roads in favor of counties by quitclaim if requested by the county.

 

TRN, WAL, JHA

HB 766

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

Allows the department of transportation to assess impact fees for the repair or renovation of an unsafe roadway that is used by the public that is a substantial danger to public health and safety.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 1055

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Amends the Hawaii Revised Statutes to provide the director of the Department of Transportation with authority to acquire real property on behalf of the State for roads and streets without review or approval by the board of land and natural resources and upon acquisition, jurisdiction over such real property shall be immediately transferred to the Department of Transportation.

 

TRN, JHA, FIN

HB 1288

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Excludes non-voting ex-officio board members appointed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to the HART Board of Directors from being counted for purposes of quorum.

 

TRN, JHA, FIN

HB 1094

Status

RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.

Provides the department of transportation with more flexibility and discretion to address substantial hardship situations that impact airport concession contracts.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 35

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Establishes the shipping container inspection program and shipping container inspection program special fund. Increases the maximum fine for each violation of the fireworks law. Requires PSD to submit reports to the legislature on implementation of the shipping container inspection program.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 528

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Authorizes counties to use fireworks license fee revenue to offset costs related to inspecting shipped containers of aerial devices when they are opened.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may not be processed.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

The chair may institute a per-testifier time limit.

 

Committees meeting in the morning must adjourn prior to the day's Floor Session.  Therefore, due to time constraints, not all testifiers may be able to testify.  However, all written submissions will be considered by the committee.

 

Please refrain from profanity or uncivil behavior.  Violations may result in ejection from the hearing without the ability to rejoin.

 

The House will not be responsible for bad connections on the testifier's end.

 

The cable TV broadcast and/or live stream of this meeting will include closed captioning. If you require other auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e. interpretive services (oral or written) or ASL interpreter) or are unable to submit testimony via the website due to a disability, please contact the committee clerk at least 24 hours prior to the hearing so that arrangements can be made.

 

Click here for a complete list of House Guidelines for public testimony.

 

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

 

For more information, please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6520.

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair