STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2078
RE: S.B. No. 588
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 588, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EXCESSIVE NOISE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require and appropriate funds for the Department of Transportation, in conjunction with any county having a population greater than five hundred thousand, to develop and implement a pilot program to use noise detection traffic cameras to address excessive traffic noise in urban areas in each participating county.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from one member of the City Council of the City and County of Honolulu, Foster Tower, and numerous individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from three individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Transportation.
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. 588, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair