HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

TIME:

10:05 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1328

(HSCR68)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.

Requires Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to study and analyze the feasibility of establishing a motorsports industry and developing a motorsports center in Hawaii, including but not limited to, location, costs of land acquisition, costs of construction and development, projected revenues, and means of financing. Requires a report to the legislature.

 

EDB, TRN, FIN

HB 32

Status

RELATING TO CROSSWALK SAFETY.

Clarifies when a pedestrian is crossing the roadway within a crosswalk for pedestrians' right-of-way in crosswalks and when a pedestrian is lawfully within an intersection or adjacent crosswalk for traffic control signal purposes.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1358

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires the State to report annually to the legislature on specified information regarding implementation of and compliance with complete streets policy. Clarifies statutory requirements of complete streets.

 

TRN

HB 316

Status

RELATING TO OVERTAKING A BICYCLIST.

Specifies the minimum safe distance for a motor vehicle to overtake a bicycle.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 715

Status

RELATING TO LOW-SPEED ELECTRIC BICYCLES.

Amends the definition of bicycle to include low-speed electric bicycles.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 137

Status

RELATING TO OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS.

Amends the definition of "drug" for OVUII violations.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 969

Status

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING.

Establishes a standard maintenance fee to be collected from all driver's license applicants to support computer and software maintenance and updates for the driver licensing program.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1153

(HSCR171)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Exempts qualifying totally and permanently disabled veterans from paying the State motor vehicle registration fee. Requires the office of veterans services to report the number of qualifying veterans to the legislature and department of taxation. Applies to motor vehicle registration occurring on or after September 1, 2015.

 

VMI, TRN, FIN

HB 1489

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR NATIONAL PARKS.

Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for Haleakala National Park and Hawaii Volcanoes national Park.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 842

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Provides exemptions from vehicle registration, safety inspection, and driver licensure requirements for marine terminal equipment. Allows the operation of marine terminal equipment on a highway in certain conditions.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1361

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires commercial vehicles carrying cargo weighing 55,000 pounds or more from Hawaii's commercial harbors to be weighed prior to leaving the harbor. Requires water carriers to provide the Department of Transportation with a list of shipping containers or loads weighing 55,000 pounds or more to be transported on a highway. Provides a penalty.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 534

(HSCR86)

Status

RELATING TO SECTION 266-17, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

Provides discounted rates and fees for the use of harbors, wharves, and properties managed and operated by the DOT for shipment of Hawaii-grown agricultural products. Makes a housekeeping amendment relating to Kewalo Basin.

 

AGR, TRN, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair