HOUSE FLOOR AMENDMENT
FLOOR AMENDMENT NO. Date
SECTION 1. House Bill No. 600, H.D.1, S.D. 2, C.D. 1, section 2, is amended by amending page 6, line 14 to page 7, line 2, to read as follows:
"(2) Beginning July 1, 2024, ensure distribution of moneys accrued in the safe routes to school special fund, prioritizing continuity of existing programming;
(3) Beginning July 1, 2024, review project proposals and select priority projects within one mile of any school or place of learning pursuant to sections 286-7.5, 264-142, and 291C-3 to be funded through the safe routes to school program or otherwise be prioritized and implemented by the department;"
SECTION 2. House Bill No. 600, H.D.1, S.D. 2, C.D. 1, section 3, is amended as follows:
1. By amending page 10, lines 6 to 17, to read:
""§291C-3 State and county safe routes to school programs; coordinators; grants; reports. (a) There is established, within the department of transportation, a safe routes to school program that shall, among other things, enhance traffic safety around Hawaii's schools, enable and encourage children to walk and bicycle to school, and make bicycling and walking to school a safer and more appealing transportation alternative. Beginning July 1, 2024, the program shall be responsible for developing and publishing goals and performance measures in coordination with the safe routes to school advisory committee and providing technical assistance to counties and community organizations in support of projects and programs that advance state and county goals."
2. By amending page 11, lines 12 to 20, to read:
"(d) The [
appropriate] department of transportation shall expend funds from
the safe routes to school program special fund [ to the counties] in
coordination with the safe routes to school advisory committee to be used
for the implementation of [ county] the safe routes to school
program plan and projects[ .] pursuant to section
291C- (b)(2) and (3). No later than twenty days prior to
the convening of each regular session, each county shall submit to the
legislature an annual report on the status and progress of its county safe
routes to school program, including an accounting of all grants provided
through the program and a timeline for future grant awards."
( ) Carried
( ) Failed to Carry
( ) Withdrawn