HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2023

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Chris Todd, Chair

Rep. Darius K. Kila, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Micah P.K. Aiu

Rep. Lisa Marten

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 2, 2023

TIME:

10:00 A.M.

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Conference Room 312

State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

HB 158

Status

RELATING TO VESSELS.

Authorizes the Director of Transportation to adopt rules that regulate and limit noise from vessels at harbors, ports, roadsteads, docks, wharves, piers, quays, bulkheads, and landings of the State.

 

TRN, JHA

HB 423

Status

RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.

Exempts commercial measuring devices utilized in taxicabs from the requirement that the HDOA measurement standards branch inspect and test all measurement standards and measuring devices.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 471

Status

RELATING TO EXCESSIVE NOISE.

Appropriates funds for the department of transportation, in conjunction with the city and county of Honolulu, to develop a pilot program to use noise detection traffic cameras to address excessive traffic noise in urban areas on the island of Oahu. Requires report to the legislature. Sunsets 12/31/2025.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 541

Status

RELATING TO VEHICLE SAFETY.

Requires proper head lamp specifications for vehicle safety inspections.

 

TRN, CPC

HB 653

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Requires the department of transportation to perform routine inspections of highways in the state highway system that are at risk of rockslides every five years and after major rainfall events.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1276

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC CONTROL.

Requires the Department of Transportation to authorize state and county traffic projects to make changes, as necessary, to traffic flow and mitigation efforts. Prohibits contractors from charging additional fees to amend traffic flow and safety or mitigation efforts. Requires the Department of Transportation to make a final determination on all changes to traffic flow and mitigation.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1110

Status

RELATING TO THE ROAD USAGE CHARGE PROGRAM.

Creates a mileage-based road usage charge to replace state motor fuel taxes beginning on July 1, 2025, for electric vehicles. Eliminates $50 annual state vehicle registration surcharge for electric vehicles. Allows electric vehicles a choice of paying a registration surcharge or a per-mile road usage charge until 2033. Requires motor vehicle registration application to specify whether the type of fuel for which the vehicle is adapted is electricity. Requires certificates of inspection to state the odometer reading of vehicles. Requires the Department of Transportation to plan for the deployment of a state mileage-based road user charge program by 2033 and submit a report to the Legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2026. Defines electric vehicle. Defines alternative fuel vehicle. Makes an appropriation.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 1186

Status

RELATING TO LIABILITY.

Provides that the State or a county that repairs or maintains a street of which the ownership or jurisdiction is in dispute between the State and the county shall be immune from liability for personal injuries or property damage arising out of the repair or maintenance of that street. Deems that maintenance of a street shall not confer ownership or jurisdiction over such street if the ownership or jurisdiction over the street is in dispute between the State and the county.

 

TRN, JHA, FIN

HB 1187

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, JHA, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Chris Todd

Chair