HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Tom Brower, Chair

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Sean Quinlan

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 16, 2017

TIME:

9:30am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1461, HD1

(HSCR143)

Status

RELATING TO FIRE SPRINKLERS.

Prohibits counties from charging for automatic fire sprinkler or automatic fire sprinkler system inspections in any HHFDC housing projects. Effective July 1, 2112. (HB1461 HD1)

 

CPC, HSG, JUD

HB 1384, HD1

(HSCR198)

Status

RELATING TO FIRE SPRINKLERS.

Extends the prohibition that prevents the counties from requiring fire sprinklers in specific family dwelling units and agricultural and aquacultural buildings. Effective July 1, 2112. (HB1384 HD1)

 

CPC, HSG, JUD

HB 1294, HD1

(HSCR225)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism to establish a task force to create energy proposals and standards. (HB1294 HD1)

 

EEP, HSG, JUD

HB 1249, HD1

(HSCR222)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to convene a working group to develop standards for reporting energy consumption to facilitate comparisons of energy consumption and costs by consumers and home buyers. (HB1249 HD1)

 

EEP, HSG, FIN

HB 1046

Status

RELATING TO THE DOWNPAYMENT LOAN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

Expands the Downpayment Loan Program to provide greater assistance to low and moderate income first-time homebuyers.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1045

Status

RELATING TO THE HOUSING LOAN AND MORTGAGE PROGRAM.

Increases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization amount.

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Tom Brower

Chair