THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1061

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to motor vehicles.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 249, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"249-   Importation fee. (a) All motor vehicles imported to the State shall be subjected to a $10 motor vehicle importation fee. The fee shall be paid to the director of finance of the county that is the final destination of the motor vehicle.

(b) The fees collected pursuant to this section shall be expended in the county in which the fees are collected for purposes related to the disposal of abandoned vehicles pursuant to chapter 290.

(c) For the purposes of this section:

"Final destination" means the county where the motor vehicle will be primarily used.

"Imported" means shipped to the State from any point outside of the State."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Imported Motor Vehicles; Fee

 

Description:

Assesses a $10 motor vehicle importation fee for each motor vehicle that is imported into the State, due to the county that is the final destination of the vehicle. Provides that revenue from the motor vehicle importation fee shall be expended for the disposal of abandoned vehicles.

 

 

 

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