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HB2605 HD2 SD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
Report Title: Taxation; Transient Accommodations Tax; Amnesty; Vacation Rentals; Brokers; Tax Collection Agents; General Excise Tax ($)
Description: Allows a transient accommodations broker to register as a tax collection agent for its operators and plan managers. Requires operators and plan managers to provide a statement to the transient accommodations broker confirming compliance with all applicable land use and tax laws. Requires the operator or plan manager to provide verification of compliance with state and county land use laws. Requires an operator or plan manager to remove a transient accommodation advertisement upon notice that the property is not in compliance with state law or county ordinance. Establishes a 1-time amnesty program for certain delinquent transient accommodations and general excise tax obligations. Authorizes counties to require the disgorgement of profits obtained through unlawful actions. Authorizes counties to adopt ordinances to amortize or phase out transient vacation rental units. Allocates up to $1,000,000 of TAT revenues to each county, contingent upon the county establishing a process to provide verification of compliance by an operator or plan manager with county land use laws. Makes it unlawful for transient accommodations brokers to engage in business with operators or plan managers or property managers or activity providers that are not in compliance with all state laws and county ordinances. Makes it unlawful for a hosting platform to provide, and collect a fee for, booking services regarding transient vacation rentals that are not lawfully certified, registered, or permitted under applicable county ordinance. (SD2)
Companion:  SB2963
Package: None
Current Referral: TOU, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): ONISHI, CACHOLA, CULLEN, FUKUMOTO, GATES, KONG, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAIKI, WARD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Ito, Keohokalole, Nakamura

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1/24/2018HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/29/2018HReferred to TOU, FIN, referral sheet 9
2/8/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by TOU on Tuesday, 02-13-18 9:00AM in House conference room 429.
2/13/2018HThe committees on TOU recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Onishi, Fukumoto, Cachola, Ito, LoPresti, Ohno, Woodson, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Choy.
2/16/2018HReported from TOU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 696-18) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/16/2018HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Thielen, Ward voting no (2) and Representative(s) DeCoite, Ing, Nakamura, Onishi, Woodson excused (5).
2/26/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 02-28-18 1:00PM in House conference room 308.
2/28/2018HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen.
3/2/2018HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1132-18) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/2/2018HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-06-18.
3/6/2018HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Har voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Ing, Matsumoto, Quinlan, Say, Souki, Thielen, Tupola, Ward voting no (8) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
3/8/2018SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 363).
3/8/2018SPassed First Reading.
3/8/2018SReferred to ETT/PSM, WAM.
3/16/2018SThe committee(s) on ETT/PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 03-21-18 1:45PM in conference room 414.
3/21/2018SThe committee(s) on ETT recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in ETT were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Taniguchi, Baker, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Galuteria.
3/21/2018SThe committee(s) on PSM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in PSM were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Nishihara, Wakai, Baker, Ihara, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/23/2018SReported from ETT/PSM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3182) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/23/2018SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
3/28/2018SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-03-18 10:00AM in conference room 211.
4/3/2018SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Galuteria, Inouye, K. Kahele, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto, Kidani.
4/6/2018SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3706) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/6/2018S48 Hrs. Notice 04-10-18.
4/10/2018SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Harimoto). Transmitted to House.
4/10/2018HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 752) in amended form (SD 2).
4/12/2018HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/13/2018SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 608).
4/16/2018HRe-referred to TOU, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 57
4/16/2018HHouse Conferees Appointed: Onishi, Nishimoto, Luke Co-Chairs; Cullen, McDermott.
4/16/2018SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
4/19/2018SSenate Conferees Appointed: Wakai Chair; Nishihara, Keith-Agaran Co-Chairs.
4/19/2018HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801).
4/23/2018HHouse Conferees Added: Representative Hashimoto added as Conferee.
4/24/2018SReceived notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 662).
4/25/2018HBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB2605 HD2 SD2






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
TOU 429 2/13/2018 9:00 AM View
FIN 308 2/28/2018 1:00 PM View
ETT/PSM 414 3/21/2018 1:45 PM View
WAM 211 4/03/2018 10:00 AM View
CONF 423 4/26/2018 11:30 AM View