Report Title:

Vehicle Taxes

Description:

Provides exemption to vehicle taxes for veterans who are totally disabled.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2892

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2004

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to vehicle taxes.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 249-6, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"249-6 Exemptions for [certain cars furnished to] disabled veterans. (a) Passenger cars owned by persons who, by reason of their service disability, have been furnished such cars by the federal government and have been so certified by the [veterans administration,] Department of Veterans Affairs, shall be exempted from the tax herein provided for. This exemption shall not extend to vehicles used for commercial purposes, nor to more than one vehicle of any disabled veteran.

(b) Persons who are totally disabled by reason of their service disability may apply for an exemption from the tax herein provided for by providing proof of total service related disability from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The exemption shall not extend to vehicles used for commercial purposes, nor to more than one vehicle of any disabled veteran, including a vehicle exempted by subsection (a)."

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 Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.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

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2004.

INTRODUCED BY:

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