HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Rida Cabanilla, Chair

Rep. Pono Chong, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2311

Status

RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.

Allows for the use of flag poles to display the flag of the United States or of the State on the premises of single-family residential dwellings or townhouses that are part of a planned community. Allows reasonable restrictions on the use of flag poles for aesthetic purposes.

 

HSG, JUD/CPC

HB 2357

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES.

Allows the Hawaii public housing authority to bill the home nations of individuals covered under the Compact of Free Association for homeless services and assistance.

HSG, FIN

HB 2358

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Requires the Hawaii public housing authority to establish minimum rent for state public housing units and annual consumer price index adjustments of minimum rent. Requires authority to seek the full cost to repair damage to a unit.

HSG, FIN

HB 2491

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to assess a public housing project common area assessment against all units in the project that is not less than one per cent of the expenses incurred for the common area. Allows the Authority to charge a tenant for a common area expense caused by the tenant and requires the Authority to seek reimbursement for any damage to a public housing unit caused by a tenant. Also deletes references to a prospective tenant's need with respect to tenant selection procedures.

HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 2568

Status

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Reduces the quorum requirement for the board of directors of the Hawaii Public Housing Authority.

 

HSG

HB 2624

Status

RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.

Conforms planned community association laws with respect to proxies to comparable provisions regulating condominium property regimes.

 

HSG, CPC/JUD

HB 2625

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Clarifies various provisions of the condominium property regime law.

 

HSG, CPC/JUD

HB 2812

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Establishes a minimum number of members for condominium association boards of directors for mixed-use condominiums with a certain number of units and owners. Limits the number of board members representing nonresidential-use units.

HSG, CPC

HB 2819

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY DISCLOSURES.

Requires the seller of a residential home to disclose to a buyer any violations, inconsistencies, or nonconformities with zoning laws or general plans, as well as the existence or absence of any variances.

 

HSG, CPC/JUD

HB 2895

Status

RELATING TO FORECLOSURE.

Allows a homeowner to force a court supervised foreclosure if a non-judicial foreclosure is successfully appealed due to an unfair sales price.

HSG, JUD

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

DECISION MAKING FOR BILL HEARD ON JANUARY 27, 2010

 

HB 2281

Status

RELATING TO ELDERLY HOUSING.

Increases the minimum age requirement for all persons residing in elderly housing from 55 to 62 years except for spouses and domestic partners.

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Rida Cabanilla

Chair