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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: SB 3025 due to a re-referral to HSG/HAW, FIN

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: SB 2804, SD2

 

SB 2009, SD1

(SSCR2513)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Regulates the use of claims history information for homeowners insurance by insurers. (SD1)

 

HSG, CPC

SB 2256

(SSCR2439)

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Allows a condominium board to authorize the installation of separate utility meters, notwithstanding the provisions of a project's declaration or association's bylaws, provided that the association pays the cost of installing the meters.

 

HSG, CPC

SB 2260, SD2

(SSCR2695)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Exempts from general excise taxes rents received from qualifying nonprofits and government agencies that provide homeless transitional shelters. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2465, SD1

(SSCR2485)

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Requires that petitioners have adequate time to address concerns at a requested special association meeting. Prohibits an association from adopting any rule for association meetings that would otherwise require a majority of the quorum vote to change, with certain exceptions. (SD1)

 

HSG, CPC

SB 2568

(SSCR2430)

Status

RELATING TO THE HOMELESS.

Requires counties to provide information on and access to temporary emergency shelters to homeless individuals and families upon removing them from public property.

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2740, SD1

(SSCR2545)

Status

RELATING TO THE HOUSING LOAN AND MORTGAGE PROGRAM.

Increases the Hula Mae multifamily program revenue bond authorization. (SD1)

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 89

Status

URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO APPLY FOR A CHOICE NEIGHBORHOODS GRANT.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 90

Status

URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO MODERNIZE DILAPIDATED FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 82 / HR 57

Status / Status

SUPPORTING EFFORTS BY NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS THAT ASSIST IN FINDING OPPORTUNITIES AND SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS IN HAWAII.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 106 / HR 77

Status / Status

URGING HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO ADOPT RULES TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN ALL FEDERAL AND STATE PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS IN THE STATE.

 

 

HSG, HLT

HCR 135 / HR 102

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN ALL PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS AND STATE LOW-INCOME HOUSING PROJECTS.

 

 

HSG, JUD

HCR 144 / HR 106

Status / Status

REQUESTING THAT DEVELOPERS AND COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENTS ENCOURAGE SMALLER AND CHEAPER HOUSING.

 

 

HSG

SCR 52, SD1

(SSCR2511)

Status

URGING GROVE FARM COMPANY, INC. TO PLACE AN IMMEDIATE STAY OF EVICTION AND ENGAGE IN MEANINGFUL FORMAL DISCUSSIONS WITH THE TENANTS OF THE KOLOA PLANTATION CAMP REGARDING FUTURE PLANS FOR THE PLANTATION PROPERTY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS.

 

 

HSG

SB 3025, SD2

(SSCR2616)

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING CREDITS.

Amends section 46-15.1(b), HRS, to clarify that affordable housing credits shall be issued for each single-family residence, multi-family unit, other residential unit, or if allowed under the county's affordable housing programs, vacant lot, developed by the department of Hawaiian home lands under specified conditions and requirements and shall be freely transferrable. Prohibits county limitations relating to application of the credits. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, HAW, FIN

SB 2804, SD2

(SSCR2773)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS.

Establishes the Hawaii interagency council on homelessness to be administratively placed within the department of human services. Makes an appropriation for administrative expenses. Repeals 06/30/22. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

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

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8474 (for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to HSGtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov ; or

WEB: For comments less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

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Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Chair