SB 973 SD 1

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE TOWING

By Senator(s) KAWAMOTO

Companion Bill: HB 1401

Keywords: ABANDONED AND DERELICT VEHICLES, CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEEDINGS, MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE

Report Title: Motor Vehicle Towing

Description: Requires towing businesses to have insurance coverage for towed motor vehicles during towing and storage and to properly identify their towing vehicles; repeals drop-dead provision of Act 138, SLH 1998; allows suit against the towing company without insurance for $1,000, or three-fold damages suffered, whichever is greater. (SD1)

 1-25-99        S Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-26-99        S Referred to 1. TIA 2. CPN                                
 1-29-99        S Bill scheduled to be heard by TIA on 02-02-99 at
                  1:00 p.m. in conference room 212
 2- 2-99        S The committee on TIA recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
 2- 2-99        S The votes in TIA were as follows: 4 Ayes: Senator(s)        
                  Kawamoto, Bunda, Buen, Inouye; Ayes with
                  reservations: Senator(s) ; 1 Noes: Senator(s) Slom;         
                  and 3 Excused: Senator(s) D. Ige, Iwase, Taniguchi
 2-19-99        S Reported from TIA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 285) with
                  recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as
                  amended (SD 1) and referral to CPN
 2-19-99        S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended
                  (SD 1) and referred to CPN.
 2-23-99        S Bill scheduled to be heard by CPN on 02-25-99 at
                  9:00 a.m. in conference room 016
 2-25-99        S The measure is deferred until 03-02-99 at 9:00 a.m.         
                  in conference room 016.
 3- 2-99        S The committee on CPN recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, UNAMENDED.
 3- 2-99        S The votes in CPN were as follows: 7 Ayes: Senator(s)        
                  Kanno, Taniguchi, Hanabusa, Ihara, Inouye, Matsuura,        
                  Slom; Ayes with reservations: Senator(s) ; none
                  Noes: Senator(s) ; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Bunda
 3- 5-99        S Reported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 572) with
                  recommendation of passage on Third Reading
 3- 5-99        S 24 hours notice 03-09-99                                 
 3- 9-99        S Report adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 25. 
                  Noes, none.  Excused, none.
 3- 9-99        S Transmitted to House                                     
 3- 9-99        H Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 201)                 
 3-11-99        H Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 3-11-99        H Referred to the committees on 1. TRN 2. CPC ,
                  referral sheet 26
 1-19-00        S Carried over to 2000 Regular Session.