REPORT TITLE:
Rent-a-Car; Concession Fees


DESCRIPTION:
Allows a lessor to pass on to lessee concession or access fees
and charges paid to public airports based on gross receipts the
lessor derives from rent-a-car services.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        
THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           969
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL INDUSTRY.



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

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 437D-8.4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "[[]437D-8.4[]]  License and registration fees.
 
 4 Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a lessor may visibly
 
 5 pass on to a lessee:
 
 6      (1)  The general excise tax attributable to the transaction;
 
 7      (2)  The vehicle license and registration fee and weight
 
 8           taxes, prorated at 1/365th of the annual vehicle
 
 9           license and registration fee and weight taxes actually
 
10           paid on the particular vehicle being rented for each
 
11           full or partial twenty-four hour rental day that the
 
12           vehicle is rented; provided the total of all vehicle
 
13           license and registration fees charged to all lessees
 
14           shall not exceed the annual vehicle license and
 
15           registration fee actually paid for the particular
 
16           vehicle rented; [and]
 
17      (3)  The rental motor vehicle surcharge tax as provided in
 
18           section 251-2 attributable to the transaction[.]; and
 
19      (4)  Concession and access fees and charges, or both, paid
 

 
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 1           to public airports based on gross receipts a lessor
 
 2           derives from providing rent-a-car services at, from, or
 
 3           in connection with public airports.
 
 4 A representation by the lessor to the lessee that the visible
 
 5 pass on of the charges in paragraphs (1) to [(3)] (4) is
 
 6 mandatory or that it is a government assessment upon the consumer
 
 7 shall be a per se violation of section 480-2."
 
 8      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
 9 New statutory material is underscored.
 
10      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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12                              INTRODUCED BY:______________________