STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1393-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: S.B. No. 1011

S.D. 2

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committees on Transportation and Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred S.B. No. 1011, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION,"

 

beg leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to establish additional motor vehicle registration fees for electric motor vehicles and hybrid motor vehicles, to be deposited into the State Highway Fund. This measure also appropriates funds for the operation and maintenance of the State Highway Program.

 

The Department of Transportation, Hawaii Transportation Association, and one concerned individual testified in support of this measure. Ulupono Initiative and a few concerned individuals testified in opposition to this measure. The Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, Ltd., and Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. commented on this measure.

 

Your Committees have amended this measure by:

 

(1) Establishing an additional motor vehicle registration fee for plug-in hybrid motor vehicles;

 

(2) Changing the amounts of the proposed motor vehicle registration fees to unspecified amounts;

 

(3) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2050; and

 

(4) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.

 

As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Transportation and Energy & Environmental Protection that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1011, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommend that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1011, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Transportation and Energy & Environmental Protection,

 

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair

 

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HENRY J.C. AQUINO, Chair