STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1924
RE: H.B. No. 1093
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred H.B. No. 1093, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to establish operating requirements for transportation network companies and to prohibit them from operating in the State without a permit issued by the Director of Transportation.
This measure also makes permanent the current motor vehicle insurance requirements relating to the motor vehicle used by a driver for a transportation network company.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft.
Your Committee received written comments in opposition to this measure from Charley's Taxi, Roberts Hawaii, and Hawaii Passenger and Property Carriers Association.
Your Committee received written comments on this measure from the Department of Transportation Services of the City and County of Honolulu.
Your Committee finds that this measure will apply uniform requirements for transportation network companies across all counties and will provide consumers and drivers for transportation network companies with a consistent experience with the transportation network companies statewide.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1093, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair