HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Chair

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Richard Creagan

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 10, 2014

TIME:

09:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2501

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Requires the Hawaii public housing authority to designate a resident manager at each federal public housing complex and state low-income public housing project. Effective 7/1/2015.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 2059, HD1

(HSCR66-14)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Amends the conveyance tax percentage amount paid into the rental housing trust fund and makes an appropriation to and out of the fund for an increase in affordable rental housing units. Effective July 1, 2020. (HB2059 HD1)

 

WAL, HSG, FIN

HB 2286, HD1

(HSCR133-14)

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.

Extends sunset date of requirement that counties issue affordable housing credits for each residential unit developed by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. (HB2286 HD1)

 

OMH, HSG, FIN

HB 1568, HD1

(HSCR83-14)

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING CREDITS.

Makes permanent provisions for affordable housing credits on Hawaiian Home Lands. (HB1568 HD1)

 

OMH, HSG, FIN

HB 2252

Status

RELATING TO CERTIFICATION OF GAS TANKLESS WATER HEATERS.

Requires certification of gas tankless on-demand water heaters from a North American certification organization to include the Canadian Standards Association International; the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute; or the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association Certification Program, which list certified products and models. Effective July 1, 2014.

 

HSG, CPC

HB 2656

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Establishes provisions for condominium association annual meetings and quorum requirements. Provides that condominium associations may call for the review and discharge of a managing agent hired by the association upon a majority vote by the association members present. Effective July 1, 2014.

 

HSG, FIN

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Monday, January 27, 2014.

 

HB 2085

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY.

Establishes an income tax credit for proposed projects to be located in areas that are location efficient. Establishes procedures for the HHFDC to determine whether proposed projects meet certain requirements necessary to qualify for the tax credit. Requires the HHFDC to report annually to the legislature. Sunset 1/1/2018.

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

 

As this is a decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Chair