STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1537


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2013


RE:   S.B. No. 1214

      S.D. 1

      H.D. 2





Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Seventh State Legislature

Regular Session of 2013

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1214, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to regulate wheel booting by, among other things, authorizing counties to enact ordinances permitting the county police department or any other designated county agent to apply a wheel boot to any motor vehicle for any parking violation.


     The Hawaii State Towing Association testified in support of this measure.  The Department of Transportation provided comments on this measure.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by:


     (1)  Inserting a new section to repeal the statutory establishment of the Commission on Transportation within the Department of Transportation; and


     (2)  Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.


     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 S.B. No. 1214, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1214, S.D. 1, H.D. 2.


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