THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019
STATE OF HAWAII
A BILL FOR AN ACT
RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:
SECTION 1. Section 249-31, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:
"§249-31 State registration fee. (a) All vehicles and motor vehicles in the State
as defined in section 249-1, including antique motor vehicles, except as
otherwise provided in sections 249-4, 249-6, and 249-31.5, shall be subject to
a $45 annual vehicle registration fee[
.]; provided that electric
vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles shall pay an annual vehicle registration
surcharge fee of $50, which shall be assessed and collected beginning with the
first registration renewal for every electric vehicle and alternative fuel
vehicle and shall be deposited into the state highway fund established under
section 248-8. The fee shall be paid
each year together with all other taxes and fees levied by this chapter on a
staggered basis as established by each county as authorized by section 286-51,
and the state registration for that county shall likewise be staggered so that
the state registration fee is due and payable at the same time and shall be
collected together with the county fee.
The state registration fee shall be deemed delinquent if not paid with
the county registration fee. The
respective counties shall collect this fee together with the vehicle
registration tax collected for the county and shall transfer the moneys
collected under this section to the State.
From] In addition to the annual
vehicle registration surcharge fee, for each annual motor vehicle
registration fee, the director shall deposit $40 into the state highway fund
and $5 into the emergency medical services special fund."
SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.
SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on January 1, 2020.
Electric Vehicles; Alternative Fuel Vehicles; Surcharge on Annual Vehicle Registration Fee
Establishes an annual vehicle registration surcharge fee for electric vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles to be deposited into the State Highway Fund. Effective 1/1/2020. (CD1)
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