HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla, Chair

Rep. Ken Ito, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

TIME:

9:10 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1398

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Authorizes the Hawaii public housing authority to develop public housing projects under a partnership or development agreement with a private party; provides exemptions from chapters 103 and 103D if not prohibited by federal law or regulation; requires annual report to the legislature.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1794

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Broadens criminal trespass in the 1st degree to include a person who enters or remains unlawfully in or upon the premises of a public housing project after a reasonable request or warning to leave by housing authorities, neighborhood watch, or a police officer. Excludes an invited guest of a resident who is in the presence of the resident. Effective 1/1/13.

 

HSG, JUD

HB 1883

Status

RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.

Prevents community associations from charging more than ten per cent of the dues in arrears for community association late fees under certain circumstances.

 

HSG, CPC

HB 1971

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Lowers the income threshold relating to affordable housing from 140% to 100% of the median family income.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 2143

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Provides the Hawaii Public Housing Authority resident advisory board the flexibility to submit a list of no less than three but no more than five names of nominees to fill the resident member seat on the Hawaii Public Housing Authority Board of Directors.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 2144

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Requires the department of taxation to submit a report to the legislature and the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation on general excise tax exemptions for low-cost housing and affordable rental housing construction and development.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 2158

Status

RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.

Provides for remedies in the event of the discovery of an error in any proxy.

 

HSG, CPC

HB 2159

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Provides for remedies in the event of the discovery of an error in any proxy.

 

HSG, CPC

HB 2478

Status

RELATING TO THE HOUSING LOAN AND MORTGAGE PROGRAM.

Increases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization amount.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 2736

Status

RELATING TO PROMOTION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

Extends prohibition of promoting a controlled substance in, on, or near schools, school vehicles, or public parks to include public housing projects and complexes.

 

HSG, JUD

 

 

 

 

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

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

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PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 432 in the State Capitol;

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Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Chair