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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 286-8, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "286-8  Rules [and regulations].  In order to decrease the
 
 4 deaths, injuries, damage, and losses resulting from highway
 
 5 traffic accidents, the state director of transportation shall,
 
 6 subject to the requirements of chapter 91, adopt rules [and
 
 7 regulations] dealing with: road use restrictions; identification
 
 8 and surveillance of accident locations; highway design,
 
 9 construction, and maintenance; traffic control devices;
 
10 pedestrian safety; police traffic services; and debris hazard
 
11 control and clean up.
 
12      Any person conducting construction, maintenance, surveying,
 
13 or other work on or adjacent to any public street or highway or
 
14 any street where traffic regulations are imposed by state or
 
15 county authority who violates the rules [and regulations]
 
16 governing the use of traffic control devices at such work sites
 
17 shall, in addition to any other penalty imposed by law, be fined
 
18 not more than [$1,000] $2,000 or imprisoned not more than one
 
19 year, or both."
 

 
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 1      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
 2 New statutory material is underscored.
 
 3      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval. 
 
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 5                           INTRODUCED BY:  _______________________
 

 
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