THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

409

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

S.D. 2

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, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, and hybrid vehicles shall pay an annual vehicle registration surcharge fee of $15, which shall be assessed and collected for every electric vehicle, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, alternative fuel vehicle, and hybrid 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.

(b) [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 Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.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 July 1, 2050.



 

Report Title:

Electric Vehicles; Plug-In Electric Hybrid Vehicles; Alternative Fuel Vehicles; Hybrid Vehicles; Surcharge on Annual Vehicle Registration Fee

 

Description:

Establishes an annual vehicle registration surcharge fee for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, and hybrid vehicles to be deposited into the state highway fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

 

 

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