STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1570
RE: S.B. No. 824
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 824, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO RENTALS OF MOPEDS AND MOTOR SCOOTERS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Prohibit the operation on any roadway in the State of a moped or motor scooter leased from a rental company unless the operator is wearing a helmet, except in cases where the operator has a valid license to operate a motorcycle; and
(2) Prohibit the rental or lease of any moped or motor scooter with an aftermarket modification to its motor.
The Department of Transportation, Lexislaw808, and numerous individuals testified in support of this measure. Street Bikers United Hawaii, Koa Puna Motorcycle Club, and numerous individuals testified in opposition to this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 824, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair