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SB892 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
Report Title: Hawaiian Homes Commission Act; Beneficiary Consultation; Leases; Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Description: Defines "beneficiary consultation". Prohibits the department of Hawaiian home lands from disposing or extending a general lease to non-beneficiaries, unless there are no applicants seeking to enter into a general lease to the use and occupancy of a tract of Hawaiian home lands. Requires the department to notify beneficiaries through beneficiary consultation prior to the disposition of Hawaiian home lands. Adds language to require Section 204 lessees mandate homestead beneficiary agreements. Prohibits the department from establishing additional criteria to enter into a general lease with an applicant, under certain conditions. Specifies that the department may grant a license or enter into a general lease, under certain conditions. Allocates the interest or other earnings from the Hawaiian home loan fund and Hawaiian home general loan fund into their respective funds, under certain conditions. Requires the department to submit a quarterly report to the legislature and beneficiaries. Authorizes the department to negotiate with homestead association governed water agencies to maintain water systems prior to other service providers, under certain conditions. (SD1)
Companion:  HB1122
Package: None
Current Referral: HWN, WAM/JDC
Introducer(s): SHIMABUKURO, FEVELLA, KEOHOKALOLE, Chang, Gabbard, Kidani, Nishihara, San Buenaventura

Sort by Date Status Text
1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/29/2021SReferred to HWN, JDC.
2/1/2021SThe committee(s) on HWN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-04-21 1:00PM in conference room Via Videoconference.
2/3/2021SRe-Referred to HWN, WAM/JDC.
2/4/2021SThe committee(s) on HWN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HWN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Shimabukuro, Acasio, Ihara, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Keohokalole ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/10/2021SReported from HWN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 104) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM/JDC.
2/10/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM/JDC.

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

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SB892 SD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
HWN 2/04/21 1:00P
Via Videoconference
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