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SB2946 SD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO HOUSING.
Report Title: HHFDC; Affordable Housing; ALOHA Homes; Public Land Exemptions; Appropriation ($)
Description: Establishes the ALOHA homes program to develop low-cost homes on state-owned and county-owned land in urban redevelopment sites to be sold in leasehold by the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC) to qualified residents. Exempts certain land from the definition of public lands. Requires HHFDC to gain legislative approval before disposing of certain lands. Requires HHFDC to transfer a number of ALOHA homes units to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands or Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Provides for the disposition of lands acquired by HHFDC, but no longer needed for the ALOHA homes program. Requires HHFDC to develop an ALOHA homes demonstration project by July 1, 2025. Appropriates funds. (SD2)
Companion:  HB2440
Package: None
Current Referral: HSG/TRN/WLH, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): S. CHANG, BAKER, FEVELLA, INOUYE, K. KAHELE, KANUHA, J.KEOHOKALOLE, MORIWAKI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai

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1/23/2020SIntroduced.
1/23/2020SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2020SReferred to HOU/WTL, WAM.
1/31/2020SThe committee(s) on HOU/WTL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-06-20 1:45PM in conference room 225.
2/6/2020SThe committee(s) on HOU/WTL deferred the measure until 02-11-20 1:15PM in conference room 225.
2/11/2020SThe committee(s) on HOU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HOU were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) S. Chang, Kanuha, Moriwaki, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
2/11/2020SThe committee(s) on WTL deferred the measure until 02-12-20 1:17PM in conference room 229.
2/12/2020SThe committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WTL were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/14/2020SReported from HOU/WTL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2866) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/14/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/25/2020SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-28-20 10:56AM in conference room 211.
2/28/2020SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Harimoto ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Riviere, Shimabukuro.
2/28/2020SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3397) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
2/28/2020S48 Hrs. Notice 03-03-20.
3/3/2020SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Harimoto, Ihara, Riviere. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/3/2020HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 443) in amended form (SD 2).
3/5/2020HPass First Reading
3/9/2020HReferred to HSG/TRN/WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36

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

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SB2946 SD2






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
HOU/WTL 225 2/06/2020 1:45 PM View
HOU/WTL 225 2/11/2020 1:15 PM View
HOU/WTL 229 2/12/2020 1:17 PM View
WAM 211 2/28/2020 10:56 AM View