STAND. COM. REP. NO. 731

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 72

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. 72, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(1) Establish a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties; and

 

(2) Amend definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Transportation, Hawaii State Energy Office, County of Kauai, Department of Transportation Services of the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Customer Services of the City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu Police Department, Lime, Spin, and Helbiz. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Waikiki Neighborhood Board.

 

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. 72, 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