STAND. COM. REP. NO. 913
RE: H.B. No. 290
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. 290, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO VEHICLE WEIGHT TAXES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Transportation, Pono Hawai‘i Initiative, Young Progressives Demanding Action, Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice, and numerous individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the Department of Defense, Gaylord-Dillingham Chapter of the Military Order of World Wars, Hawaii National Guard Association, and numerous individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Tax Foundation of Hawaii and one individual.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the exemption repeal date to June 30, 2023.
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. 290, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 290, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair