THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1612

THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to abandoned vehicles.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 290, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part III to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"290- Fees and fines; waiver. The directors of finance of each county may waive, for a period not to exceed one year after the subject charge, fee, or fine becomes due and payable, payment of any outstanding tow, storage, or other charge, fee, or fine owed to the county in accordance with this chapter; provided that this section shall not apply to any tow, storage, or other charge, fee, or fine incurred for a vehicle deemed to be a derelict vehicle pursuant to section 290-8."

SECTION 2. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Counties; Directors of Finance; Abandoned Vehicles; Charges; Fees; Fines; Waiver

 

Description:

Authorizes each county director of finance to waive certain abandoned vehicle tow, storage, and other charges, fees, and fines owed to the county.

 

 

 

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