Bill Text: HI HB316 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relating To Derelict Vehicles.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-04-24 - Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325. [HB316 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2019-HB316-Amended.html

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

316

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 1

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO DERELICT VEHICLES.

 

 

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

 


     SECTION 1.  Section 290-8, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

     "§290-8  Derelict vehicle.  A vehicle shall be deemed a derelict vehicle by the administrative head of the county agency designated to carry out section 290-1, or by the executive director or a representative of the executive director of the Hawaii public housing authority in the case of a vehicle that has been abandoned on property owned, managed, or administered by the authority, if a part has been removed that has rendered the vehicle inoperable or material damage to the vehicle has rendered the vehicle inoperable and one of the following conditions exists:

     (1)  The vehicle is registered for the current registration period and the registered and legal owners no longer reside at the addresses on record with the county director of finance;

     (2)  The vehicle has been registered for the current or previous registration period and the registered and legal owners disclaim ownership, or a notice of transfer has been submitted by the registered and legal owners and recorded with the director of finance and the new owner has not transferred the title or registration into the new owner's name within thirty days of release;

     (3)  The vehicle identification number and license plates have been removed so as to nullify efforts to locate or identify the current registered and legal owners;

     (4)  The vehicle has not been registered for the previous twelve month period; [or]

     (5)  The vehicle registration records of the county director of finance contain no record that the vehicle has ever been registered in the county[.]; or

     (6)  The vehicle is valued at less than $1,000.

Prior to authorizing the removal of a derelict vehicle, the administrative head of the county agency designated to carry out section 290-1 or the executive director or a representative of the executive director of the Hawaii public housing authority in the case of vehicles that have been abandoned on property owned, managed, or operated by the authority, shall notify the county chief of police only if the vehicle is reported stolen or otherwise needed for police investigation."

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

     SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect on January 28, 2081.



 

Report Title:

Derelict Vehicles

 

Description:

Requires, as a prerequisite for a vehicle to be deemed derelict, that the removal of a part must render the vehicle inoperable.  Includes vehicles valued at less than $1,000 in the list of derelict vehicles that may be removed by a county or Hawaii Public Housing Authority.  Effective 1/28/2081.  (SD1)

 

 

 

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