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SB2501 SD2 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Report Title: DHS; Homelessness; Ohana Zones; Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness; Limited Liability; Appropriations ($)
Description: Requires the Governor to identify available state land for the establishment of ohana zones where homeless persons may reside and sets preliminary milestones that shall be met by the Department of Human Services. Provides limitation on liability for government entities and volunteers providing services. Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to perform public housing improvements and renovations statewide and create a rent supplement pilot program. Appropriates funds to the Department of Human Services, Department of Health, and Hawaii Public Housing Authority for various programs and services to address homelessness. (SB2501 HD1)
Companion:  HB2270
Package: None
Current Referral: HHS/HSG, FIN
Introducer(s): S. CHANG, KIM

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1/19/2018SIntroduced.
1/22/2018SPassed First Reading.
1/24/2018SReferred to HMS/HOU, WAM.
2/5/2018SThe committee(s) on HMS/HOU has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-18 2:55PM in conference room 225.
2/8/2018SThe committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HMS were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Green, S. Chang; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Harimoto; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Tokuda, Wakai.
2/8/2018SThe committee(s) on HOU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HOU were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Espero, Green; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Harimoto; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) K. Kahele, Nishihara.
2/16/2018SReported from HMS/HOU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2431) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/16/2018SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/21/2018SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-28-18 11:00AM in conference room 211.
2/28/2018SThe 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, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kidani, Shimabukuro, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Galuteria ; 2 No(es): Senator(s) Harimoto, Riviere; and 0 Excused: none.
3/2/2018SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2886) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/2/2018S48 Hrs. Notice 03-06-18.
3/6/2018SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Galuteria . Noes, 2 (Senator(s) Harimoto, Riviere). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/6/2018HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 198) in amended form (SD 2).
3/8/2018HPass First Reading
3/8/2018HReferred to HHS/HSG, FIN, referral sheet 35
3/13/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by HHS/HSG on Friday, 03-16-18 9:45AM in House conference room 329.
3/16/2018HThe committee(s) on HHS/HSG recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-20-18 at 10:55 am.
3/16/2018HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 03-20-18 10:55AM in conference room 423.
3/20/2018HThe committees on HHS recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, Kobayashi, Belatti, Learmont, Tupola; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/20/2018HThe committees on HSG recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Brower, Nakamura, Hashem, San Buenaventura, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Aquino, Quinlan.
3/23/2018HReported from HHS/HSG (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1407-18) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
3/23/2018HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, McDermott, Souki, Tokioka excused (5).

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

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SB2501 SD2 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
HMS/HOU 225 2/08/2018 2:55 PM View
WAM 211 2/28/2018 11:00 AM View
HHS/HSG 329 3/16/2018 9:45 AM View
HHS/HSG 423 3/20/2018 10:55 AM View