STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1536


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2013


RE:   S.B. No. 1209

      S.D. 1

      H.D. 1





Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Seventh State Legislature

Regular Session of 2013

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1209, S.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to authorize the Director of Transportation, upon written application, to issue a written permit authorizing the applicant to vend in the airspace above a state highway.


     The Department of Transportation provided comments.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by:


(1)  Deleting language that required a risk of or a hazardous condition or nuisance to trigger the prohibition on vending along public highways;


(2)  Specifying the types of vending activities that are prohibited on state highways; and


(3)  Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.


     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 S.B. No. 1209, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1209, S.D. 1, H.D. 1.


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