Hawaii State Legislature
2003 Legislative Session

SB1401 HD1

Generated on 8/21/2003 10:39:45 AM

Report Title: Transportation; Booster seats for children; Cellular phone use
Description: Authorizes the Department of Transportation to collect passenger facility charges revenue. Creates a passenger facility charge special fund. Requires drivers to place passengers under four years of age in a child passenger restraint system and passengers who are four and less than eight years of age and under 80 pounds in a child safety seat or booster seat. Provides certain exceptions. Prohibits hand-held cellular phone use while driving a motor vehicle; requires use of hands-free operation or speaker phone system while driving. (SB1401 HD1)
Package: Governor's Package
Introducer(s): BUNDA (BR)
Current Referral:TRN, FIN

Date Status Text
1/22/2003SIntroduced and passed First Reading.
1/27/2003SReferred to TMG, WAM.
2/3/2003SBill scheduled to be heard by TMG on 02-07-03 at 2:45 pm in conference room 229.
2/7/2003SThe committee(s) on TMG recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED.
2/7/2003SThe votes in TMG were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kawamoto, Espero, Aduja, Baker, Menor; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kanno, Whalen.
2/14/2003SReported from TMG (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 299) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to WAM. Report adopted, Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.
2/19/2003SNotice of public decision making by WAM on 02-21-03 at 9:00 am in conference room 211.
2/21/2003SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, Kokubun, Aduja, English, Espero, Hooser, Inouye, Kanno, Kawamoto, Tsutsui; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 2 No(es): Senator(s) Slom, Trimble; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Kim, Sakamoto, Hemmings.
2/28/2003SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 905) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
2/28/2003S48 Hrs. Notice 03-04-03.
3/4/2003SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 16; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 4 (Senator(s) Hemmings, Hogue, Slom, Trimble). Excused, 5 (Senator(s) Aduja, Fukunaga, Ige, Ihara, Whalen). Transmitted to House.
3/5/2003HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 396).
3/6/2003HPass First Reading
3/10/2003HReferred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 23.
3/13/2003HBill scheduled to be heard by TRN on Monday, 03-17-03 at 9:00 am in House conference room 309.
3/17/2003HThe committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred until 3/19/2003.
3/19/2003HThe committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Souki, Caldwell, Ito, Mindo, Nakasone, M. Oshiro; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Blundell, Moses; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Pendleton.
3/21/2003HReported from the committee on TRN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1110) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on FIN.
3/21/2003HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Stonebraker voting no and Representative(s) Bukoski, Finnegan, Fox, Pendleton, Shimabukuro, Sonson, Takamine excused.
8/21/2003DCarried over to 2004 Regular Session.

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