HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

 

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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

TIME:

8:31 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

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 ADDED to the agenda: HB 2246 and HB2498

 

 

HB 1773

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Appropriates funds for the shallow rent subsidy program for homeless working individuals or families who are ready to rent permanent housing in order to obtain and maintain permanent housing. Appropriates funds to the department of human services. Also appropriates funds to the department of human services to continue to administer housing first programs for chronically homeless individuals.

 

HUS/HSG, FIN

HB 2246

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Establishes a seven-year limit on tenants in state low-income housing projects. Prohibits state low-income housing units from being passed along from one individual to another. Requires unemployed tenants who live in state low-income housing to perform community service or enroll in classes.

 

HUS/HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 2498

Status

RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.

Establishes a homeless care residence program to provide financial assistance to households providing temporary housing and care to a homeless relative. Requires that providers undergo certification and inspection by the department of human services and caps program participation at twelve months.

 

HUS/HSG, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     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

 

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Rep. Dee Morikawa

Chair