Category Archives: Rental Motor Vehicle and Tour Vehicle Surcharge (HRS 251)

SB 2687, SD-1

SUBJECT:  RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE SURCHARGE TAX, Increase for Maui

BILL NUMBER:  SB 2687, SD-1

INTRODUCED BY: Senate Committee on Transportation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Increases the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax from $5 to $8 for any county with a resident population of more than 125,000, but less than 195,000. Sets aside the revenue from the increased surcharge tax for capacity projects in that county.

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SB 2687; HB 1931

SUBJECT:  RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE SURCHARGE TAX, Increase for Maui

BILL NUMBER:  SB 2687; HB 1931

INTRODUCED BY: SB by KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, Nishihara; HB by YAMASHITA, DECOITE, HASHIMOTO, MCKELVEY, WOODSON

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Increases the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax from $5 to $8 for any county with a resident population of more than 125,000, but less than 195,000. Sets aside the revenue from the increased surcharge tax for capacity projects in that county.

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HB 2368; SB 2924

SUBJECT:  RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE, Impose Tax on Marketplace Facilitators

BILL NUMBER:  HB 2368; SB 2924

INTRODUCED BY: HB by SAIKI by request; SB by KOUCHI by request

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Deems rental motor vehicle marketplace facilitators to be the lessors and operators for purposes of rental motor vehicle and tour vehicle surcharge tax under chapter 251, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

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SB 162, CD-1

SUBJECT:  RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE AND TOUR VEHICLE SURCHARGE, Rate Hike, Repeal Exemption for Hawaii Drivers’ License Holders

BILL NUMBER:  SB 162, CD-1

INTRODUCED BY:  Conference Committee

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Establishes a rental motor vehicle surcharge of $5 per day for those who rent motor vehicles with or without a valid Hawaii driver’s license.  The entire surcharge tax is to be deposited into the state highway fund.

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HB 241, SD-1

SUBJECT:  RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE AND TOUR VEHICLE SURCHARGE, Coverage of Peer-to-Peer Vehicle Sharing Businesses

BILL NUMBER:  HB 241, SD-1

INTRODUCED BY: Senate Committees on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health, and Transportation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Prohibits vehicle lessors from renting, leasing, or offering for rent or lease, vehicles subject to a manufacturer’s recall, until appropriate repairs are made. Defines peer-to-peer vehicle sharing related terms. Requires persons engaging in peer-to-peer vehicle sharing organization business to register with the director of taxation. Requires all vehicles rented or leased by peer-to-peer vehicle sharing organizations to carry minimum liability insurance coverage.

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SB 162, HD-2

SUBJECT:  RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE AND TOUR VEHICLE SURCHARGE, Rate Hike, Repeal Exemption for Hawaii Drivers’ License Holders

BILL NUMBER:  SB 162, HD-2

INTRODUCED BY:  House Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Establishes a rental motor vehicle surcharge of $5 per day for those who rent motor vehicles with or without a valid Hawaii driver’s license.  The entire surcharge tax is to be deposited into the state highway fund but is to be used in the county in which the moneys are generated.

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SB 162, HD-1

SUBJECT:  RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE AND TOUR VEHICLE SURCHARGE, Rate Hike, Repeal Exemption for Hawaii Drivers’ License Holders

BILL NUMBER:  SB 162, SD-2, HD-1

INTRODUCED BY:  House Committee on Transportation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Establishes a rental motor vehicle surcharge of $5 per day for those who rent motor vehicles with or without a valid Hawaii driver’s license.  The increase in tax (from $3 to $5 per day) is to be deposited into the state highway fund but is to be used in the county in which the moneys are generated.

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