STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2106
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 Finance, 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) 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) The rental or lease of any moped or motor scooter with an aftermarket modification to its motor.
The Department of Transportation, Whitewater Connection, Gold Lotus Yoga & Pilates, Lexislaw808, Oahu County Democrats, and numerous individuals testified in support of this measure. Street Bikers United Hawaii and a few individuals testified in opposition to this measure.
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. 824, S.D. 1, 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