STAND. COM. REP. NO. 932

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 161

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 161, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize the Director of Finance of a county to require an individual to pay any outstanding charges owed to the county for the towing, removal, or disposal of an abandoned or derelict vehicle within the county before a motor vehicle certificate of registration is issued to the individual unless the abandoned or derelict vehicle was stolen or taken from the registered owner without permission or authorization.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from one member of the Kauai County Council, one member of the Maui County Council, Finance Department of the County of Kauai, Patrol Services Bureau of the Kauai Police Department, Hawaii State Association of Counties, and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from one individual.

 

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 H.B. No. 161, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair