STAND. COM. REP. NO. 932
RE: H.B. No. 161
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
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 Kaua‘i County Council, one member of the Maui County Council, Finance Department of the County of Kaua‘i, Patrol Services Bureau of the Kaua‘i 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,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair