HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Chair

Rep. Jo Jordan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 16, 2015

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1101, SD1

(SSCR818)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Extends the exemption from state civil service for persons hired or contracted by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to repair and maintain vacant housing units. Effective June 29, 2015. (SD1)

 

HSG, LAB, FIN

SB 120, SD2

(SSCR838)

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and the appropriation of funds for deposit into the rental housing trust fund and the dwelling unit revolving fund to finance affordable rental housing development and infrastructure development. Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and the appropriation of funds for the construction of micro apartment housing units. Appropriates funds to the department of human services to continue to administer housing first programs for chronically homeless. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 477, SD2

(SSCR743)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates moneys for the plans, design, construction, and equipment to develop, upgrade, or renovate public housing facilities in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 971, SD1

(SSCR871)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Ensures that certain eligible housing projects will remain affordable for certain minimum periods in order to be certified for exemption from general excise taxes. (SD1)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 974, SD1

(SSCR797)

Status

RELATING TO THE RENTAL HOUSING TRUST FUND.

Authorizes the rental housing trust fund to be used for spaces for public uses within mixed-use residential developments in which the residential component consists of rental housing units. Establishes a separate mixed-use residential development subaccount within the fund. (SD1)

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

SB 975

(SSCR796)

Status

RELATING TO THE RENTAL HOUSING TRUST FUND.

Adds a preference for rental housing trust fund project applicants that receive federal low-income housing tax credits. Takes effect on 1/1/2016.

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 17

Status

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 41-655 INOAOLE STREET, WAIMANALO, HAWAII.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 18

Status

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 41-575 INOAOLE STREET, WAIMANALO, HAWAII.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 19

Status

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 41-543 INOA STREET, WAIMANALO, HAWAII.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 20

Status

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 95-944 MEHEULA PARKWAY, NO. 153, MILILANI, HAWAII.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 21

Status

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 95-015 KUAHELANI AVENUE, NO. 319, MILILANI, HAWAII.

 

 

HSG, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Chair