STAND. COM. REP. NO. 480
RE: H.B. No. 1093
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 1093, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish a statewide system of regulation of transportation network companies by:
(1) Requiring transportation network companies to be permitted by the Department of Transportation;
(2) Establishing minimum hiring standards for transportation network company drivers; and
(3) Specifying other consumer protection standards.
The Department of Transportation and Uber Technologies, Inc. testified in support on this measure. The Office of Information Practices and Department of Customer Services of the City and County of Honolulu provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by specifying that transportation network companies and their drivers are not considered to be common carriers by motor vehicle, contract carriers by motor vehicle, or motor carriers under the Motor Carrier Law.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1093, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1093, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair