STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1907-18
RE: S.B. No. 1011
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1011, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish an additional annual motor vehicle registration fee for electric motor vehicles, hybrid motor vehicles, and plug-in hybrid motor vehicles, and to deposit the money into the State Highway Fund (Fund). This measure also appropriates an unspecified sum from the Fund for the operation and maintenance of the State Highway Program.
The Department of Transportation, Hawaii Transportation Association, and one concerned individual supported this measure. Blue Planet Foundation and one concerned individual opposed this measure. Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, Ltd., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., and Tesla, Inc. provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1011, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair