Report Title:

Special Number Plates; Military Service

 

Description:

Allows the assignment of special number plates for military service for more than one noncommercial passenger vehicle, noncommercial motorcycle, or motor scooter per applicant. (HB1724 CD1)

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1724

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

C.D. 1


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES FOR MILITARY SERVICE.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 249-9.2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (c) to read as follows:

"(c) Registration certificates and license plates issued under this section shall not be transferable to any other person. Special number plates for military service shall be assigned to [only one] a noncommercial passenger motor vehicle [or one], a noncommercial motorcycle, or motor scooter registered in the name of the qualified applicant and shall be [limited to only one] available in any category of special number plates for military service [; provided that, if the qualified applicant is the registered owner of a noncommercial passenger motor vehicle and a noncommercial motorcycle or motor scooter, a second special number plate for military service of the same or different category may be assigned to the qualified applicant's motorcycle or motor scooter]. Prior to the transfer of the ownership of the qualified person's vehicle to another party, the special number plates shall be surrendered to the director of finance as a condition to the issuance of replacement special number plates[,]; provided that the director of finance shall allow the survivor of the qualified person, upon request, to retain the front special number plate as a memorial."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.