Report Title:

National Guard and Reserve; Vehicle Tax Exemption

 

Description:

Provides an exemption of vehicle taxes and registration fees for members of the National Guard and Reserves.

 


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2605

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2008

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT


 

 

relating to the armed services.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 249, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"249- Exemption for national guard, military reserves, and other active duty military personnel claiming Hawaii as their residence of record. All noncommercial motor vehicles registered to a member of the national guard, military reserve, or armed service, including Coast Guard, who is:

(1) Assigned to a unit in the State; and

(2) A member in good standing,

shall be exempt from the vehicle tax and registration fee provided for in this chapter, in a manner similar to the exemption for nonresident military personnel under the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on October 1, 2008.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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