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SB2963 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
Report Title: Taxation; Transient Accommodations Tax; Amnesty; Vacation Rentals; Brokers; Tax Collection Agents; General Excise Tax
Description: Establishes a 1-time amnesty program for certain delinquent transient accommodations and general excise tax obligations. Allows transient accommodations brokers to register as a tax collection agent for its operators and plan managers. Requires registered tax collection agents to inquire with their operators and plan managers whether the transient accommodation is in compliance with all state and county 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. Makes it unlawful for transient accommodations brokers to engage in business with operators or plan managers that are not in compliance with all state laws and county ordinances. Authorizes counties to disgorge profits obtained through unfair or unlawful business practices. Authorizes counties to adopt ordinances to amortize or phase out transient vacation rental units. Allocates up to $1,000,000 of TAT tax 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 a hosting platform to collect a fee for booking services regarding transient vacation rentals that are not lawfully certified, registered, or permitted under applicable county ordinance. (SD1)
Companion:  HB2605
Package: None
Current Referral: TOU, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): WAKAI, ESPERO, K. KAHELE, KIDANI, Taniguchi

Sort by Date Status Text
1/24/2018SIntroduced.
1/24/2018SPassed First Reading.
1/26/2018SReferred to ETT/PSM, WAM.
2/1/2018SRe-Referred to WAM/ETT.
2/2/2018SThe committee(s) on WAM/ETT has scheduled a public hearing on 02-05-18 9:55AM in conference room 211.
2/5/2018SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Galuteria, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Kidani, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye.
2/5/2018SThe committee(s) on ETT recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in ETT were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Taniguchi, Baker, Galuteria, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/9/2018SReported from WAM/ETT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2164) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2/9/2018SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2/9/2018S48 Hrs. Notice 02-12-18.
2/12/2018SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
2/12/2018HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 17) in amended form (SD 1).
2/13/2018HPass First Reading
2/20/2018HReferred to TOU, FIN, referral sheet 28
3/1/2018HRe-referred to TOU, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 30

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

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SB2963 SD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
WAM/ETT 211 2/05/2018 9:55 AM View