STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1632


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2019


RE:   S.B. No. 822

      S.D. 1

      H.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Intrastate Commerce, to which was referred S.B. No. 822, S.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to expand the definition of "rebuilt vehicle" for purposes of issuing branded titles to include vehicles that have been rebuilt after being declared a total loss due to flood damage and material damage to the vehicle's electronics.


     State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and Hawaii Automobile Dealers' Association commented on this measure.


Your Committee has amended this measure by:


     (1)  Clarifying that rebuilt vehicles that have been declared a total loss due to flood damage to the vehicle's electronics shall never again be titled or registered; and


     (2)  Changing its effective date to July 1, 3000.


     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Intrastate Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 822, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 822, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce.



Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Intrastate Commerce,