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, March 10, 2010

TIME:

9:00AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

`SB 2277, SD2

(SSCR2449)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Removes most procedural requirements preliminary to hearings for evictions of tenants of public housing projects and requires instead the Hawaii public housing authority to submit written notice, in accordance with federal law, to delinquent tenants. Clarifies that for federal low-income housing, hearings shall be conducted by an eviction board. Effective 07/01/2099.

 

HSG, JUD

SB 2575, SD2

(SSCR2587)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Creates an anti-speculation capital gains tax on profits from the sale of real property held for less than twenty-four months, with exceptions. Directs revenues to be deposited equally in general fund and rental housing trust fund. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2278, SD2

(SSCR2611)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Amends criminal trespass in the first degree to include a person who enters or remains unlawfully in or upon the premises of a public housing project after reasonable request or warning to leave by housing management authorities. (SD2)

 

HSG, JUD

SB 2276, SD1

(SSCR2552)

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Prohibits possession of open liquor containers in public housing common areas and on public streets and sidewalks. Deems possession of an open liquor container in a sidewalk or common area of a public housing project as prima facie evidence of consumption of liquor. (SD1)

 

HSG, JUD

HCR 115

Status

HR 63

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, AND ANY OTHER AGENCIES OR ENTITIES NECESSARY, TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO RESOLVE ISSUES RELATED TO HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS LIVING IN ABANDONED VEHICLES.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 114

Status

HR 62

Status

 

URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH HOMELESS SAFE ZONES.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 148

Status

HR 87

Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO SEEK REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA FOR HOMELESS SERVICES PROVIDED IN HAWAII TO MIGRANTS UNDER THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 138

Status

HR 79

Status

URGING CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS AND PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS TO MINIMIZE EXPENSES TO REDUCE THE NEED TO INCREASE MAINTENANCE FEES AND DUES.

 

 

HSG, CPC

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

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PAPER: 20 copies (including an original) to Room 404 in the State Capitol;

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Rep. Rida Cabanilla

Chair