HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

34

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSES.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 286-106, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"286-106 Expiration of licenses. Every driver's license issued under this part, except for a provisional license issued under section 286-102.6 which shall expire on the date of the provisional licensee's nineteenth birthday, whether an original issuance or a renewal, shall expire on the first birthday of the licensee occurring not less than eight years after the date of the issuance of the license, unless sooner revoked or suspended; provided that:

(1) The license shall expire on the first birthday of the licensee occurring not less than four years after the date of the issuance if, at the time, the licensee is twenty-four years of age or younger;

(2) The license shall expire on the first birthday of the licensee occurring not less than [two] four years after the date of the issuance of the license if, at that time, the licensee is seventy-two years of age or older; and

(3) If the licensee is a legal immigrant, the license shall expire no later than the licensee's authorized period of stay in the United States.

The examiner of drivers may issue a license for a shorter period if the licensee has a physical condition or conditions that the examiner of drivers reasonably believes may impair the driver's ability to drive."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2021.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Driver License; Renewal; Seniors

 

Description:

Changes the renewal period for driver licenses from every two years to every four years for persons 72 years of age or older.

 

 

 

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