THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

411

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

S.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 286-26, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (h) to read as follows:

"(h) This section shall not apply to:

(1) Any motor vehicle [which] that is covered by part XI, governing safety of motor carrier vehicle operation and equipment; provided that the rules adopted pursuant to part IA impose standards of inspection at least as strict as those imposed under subsection (g) and that certification is required at least as often as provided in subsections (a), (b), (c), and (d);

(2) Aircraft servicing vehicles that are being used exclusively on lands set aside to the department of transportation for airport purposes; and

(3) Tractor trucks, forklifts, and top picks being used as marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between terminals at:

(A) Sand Island and along Sand Island Parkway and Sand Island Access Road[.];

(B) Kalanianaole Avenue between Kuhio Street and Kahanu Street, abutting Hilo Harbor;

(C) Kawaihae-Mahukona Road abutting Kawaihae Harbor;

(D) East Kaahumanu Avenue between Hobron Avenue and Kane Street, abutting Kahului Harbor; and

(E) Waipaa Road abutting Nawiliwili Harbor."

SECTION 2. Section 286-41, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (f) to read as follows:

"(f) The provisions of this part requiring the registration of motor vehicles shall not apply to:

(1) Special mobile equipment;

(2) Implements of husbandry temporarily drawn, moved, or otherwise propelled upon the public highways;

(3) Aircraft servicing vehicles which are being used exclusively on lands set aside to the department of transportation for airport purposes; and

(4) Tractor trucks, forklifts, and top picks being used as marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between terminals at:

(A) Sand Island and along Sand Island Parkway and Sand Island Access Road[.];

(B) Kalanianaole Avenue between Kuhio Street and Kahanu Street, abutting Hilo Harbor;

(C) Kawaihae-Mahukona Road abutting Kawaihae Harbor;

(D) East Kaahumanu Avenue between Hobron Avenue and Kane Street, abutting Kahului Harbor; and

(E) Waipaa Road abutting Nawiliwili Harbor."

SECTION 3. Section 286-105, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"286-105 What persons are exempt from license. The following persons are exempt from license:

(1) Any person while driving or operating a motor vehicle in the service or employ of any branch or agency of the federal government; provided that the person has received a license or permit from the branch or agency to operate and drive the motor vehicle; provided further that the branch or agency has been duly authorized by the federal government to issue the license or permit;

(2) Any person while driving or operating any road machine, farm tractor, or implement of husbandry temporarily operated or moved on a highway, or tractor trucks, forklifts, and top picks being used as marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between terminals at:

(A) Sand Island and along Sand Island Parkway and Sand Island Access Road;

(B) Kalanianaole Avenue between Kuhio Street and Kahanu Street, abutting Hilo Harbor;

(C) Kawaihae-Mahukona Road abutting Kawaihae Harbor;

(D) East Kaahumanu Avenue between Hobron Avenue and Kane Street, abutting Kahului Harbor; and

(E) Waipaa Road abutting Nawiliwili Harbor;

provided that no person under the age of thirteen years shall be permitted to drive or operate any such road machine, farm tractor, implement of husbandry, on a highway, or tractor trucks, forklifts, and top picks being used as marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between terminals [at Sand Island and along Sand Island Parkway and Sand Island Access Road;] identified in subparagraphs (A) through (E);

(3) Any person who is at least eighteen years of age and who has in the person's possession a valid driver's license to drive the categories of motor vehicles listed in section 286-102(b), except section 286‑102(b)(4), that is equivalent to a driver's license issued in this State but was issued to the person in another state of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, a province of the Dominion of Canada, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for that category of motor vehicle [which] that the person is operating;

(4) Any person who has in the person's possession a valid commercial motor vehicle driver's license issued by any state of the United States, Mexico, or a province of the Dominion of Canada that issues licenses in accordance with the minimum federal standards for the issuance of commercial motor vehicle driver's licenses; and

(5) Any person who drives or operates state or county motor vehicles while employed by, in the service of, or volunteering for the state or county fire departments[,]; provided that they are trained and certified to drive category (4) motor vehicles as set forth in section 286-102(b)(4) by the state or county government, as appropriate[, and]; provided further that the person maintains a category (3) license as set forth in section 286-102(b)(3)."

SECTION 4. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

SECTION 5. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 6. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2019.



 

Report Title:

Vehicle Safety Inspections; Registration; License Requirements; Marine Terminal Equipment

 

Description:

Exempts marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between marine terminals at Hilo Harbor, Kawaihae Harbor, Kahului Harbor, and Nawiliwili Harbor from inspection, registration, and licensing requirements. (SB411 HD2)

 

 

 

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