REPORT TITLE:
Motor Vehicle Ins


DESCRIPTION:
Denies motorcycle or motor scooter operators and their passengers
any right to personal injury protection benefits.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.



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

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 431:10C-103, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended by amending the definition of "motor vehicle" to read as
 
 3 follows:
 
 4      ""Motor vehicle" means any vehicle of a type required to be
 
 5 registered under chapter 286, including a trailer attached to
 
 6 such a vehicle, [but not] and including motorcycles and motor
 
 7 scooters."
 
 8      SECTION 2.  Section 431:10C-303, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 9 amended to read as follows:
 
10      "431:10C-303  Right to personal injury protection benefits.
 
11 (a)  If the accident causing accidental harm occurs in this
 
12 State, every person insured under this article, and such person's
 
13 survivors, suffering loss from accidental harm arising out of the
 
14 operation, maintenance, or use of a motor vehicle, has a right to
 
15 personal injury protection benefits.
 
16      (b)  If the accident causing accidental harm occurs outside
 
17 this State, the following persons and their survivors suffering
 
18 loss from accidental harm arising out of the operation,
 
19 maintenance, or use of a motor vehicle, have a right to personal
 

 
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 1 injury protection benefits as defined in section
 
 2 431:10C-103.5(a):
 
 3      (1)  Insureds as defined in section 431:10C-103; and
 
 4      (2)  The driver and other occupants of an insured vehicle,
 
 5           other than a vehicle which is regularly used in the
 
 6           course of the business of transporting persons or
 
 7           property and which is one of five or more vehicles
 
 8           under common ownership.
 
 9      (c)  This section shall not apply to operators or passengers
 
10 of motorcycles or motor scooters."
 
11      SECTION 3.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
12 New statutory material is underscored.
 
13      SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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15                       INTRODUCED BY:  ___________________________