STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1073


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2007


RE:   H.B. No. 931

      H.D. 1





Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fourth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2007

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 931 entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this bill is to facilitate the use of specially-designed three-wheeled mopeds by exempting three-wheeled mopeds designed to carry a driver and passenger seated side-by-side from seating and passenger restrictions on the operation of mopeds.


     Adventure Rentals, LLC, and Shamrock Importers, LLC, testified in support of this bill.  The Department of Transportation opposed this measure.  The City and County of Honolulu offered comments.


     Your Committee has amended this bill by:


     (1)  Changing the effective date to January 1, 2112, to encourage further discussion; and


     (2)  Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 931, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 931, H.D. 1.


Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,