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:

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

TIME:

10:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 778, HD2

(HSCR471)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Authorizes dwelling units on privately owned agricultural land with soils of overall productivity rating classes C, D, or E, subject to certain conditions. Allows the counties to prohibit such dwelling units or to limit such dwelling units to certain areas of the county. (HB778 HD2)

 

AGR, HSG

HCR 32

Status

REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO CONSIDER PROVIDING INCENTIVES, SUCH AS WAIVING INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY COSTS AND PERMITTING FEES, FOR DEVELOPERS TO DEVELOP HOUSING FOR HOUSEHOLDS EARNING LESS THAN EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE AREA MEDIAN INCOME.

 

 

HSG, WAL

 

 

 

 

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. Tom Brower

Chair