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Transportation Committee, Hawaii State Senate

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The Transportation Committee, formerly the Transportation and International Affairs Committee, is a standing committee of the Hawaii State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Hawaii State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The purview of this committee includes those programs relating to air, water, and surface transportation; and international affairs, international relations, foreign policy issues, and foreign relations.[4][5]

Committee members

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Transportation Members, 2015
Democratic members (8)Republican members (1)
Clarence Nishihara, ChairSamuel Slom
Breene Harimoto, Vice-chair
Donovan Dela Cruz
Jamie Kalani English
Will Espero
Lorraine Inouye
Michelle Kidani
Ronald Kouchi

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session. Note that for this session, this committee also considered Intergovernmental Affairs. That responsibility moved to the Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs for the 2013-2014 session.

External links

References

  1. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 3-7)
  2. Information submitted by Carol Taniguchi via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 28, 2014.
  3. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 22-1)
  4. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 21-13)
  5. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.