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, March 14, 2017

TIME:

10:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1105, SD2

(SSCR685)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Allows the terms of collective bargaining agreements and associated provisions to be deemed the prevailing wages and terms serving as the basis of compliance with chapter 104, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for the construction of certain rental housing projects. Expands the types of rental housing projects that can be exempt from general excise taxes. Sunsets on an unspecified date. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

HSG, LAB, FIN

SB 1146, SD2

(SSCR737)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.

Exempts housing developments reserved for persons or families with incomes up to 80% of the area median income located in a county having a population greater than 500,000 from school impact fee requirements. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, EDN, FIN

SB 99, SD1

(SSCR763)

Status

RELATING TO THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM.

Prohibits any county from disqualifying a legal nonconforming dwelling unit from the housing choice voucher program if the unit meets zoning and building code requirements and other program standards such as health and safety standards. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 584, SD1

(SSCR795)

Status

RELATING TO MORTGAGES.

Allows an extended or hanai family member to act as a co-mortgagor in assisting a qualified resident in securing a mortgage to purchase a dwelling unit from the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HSG, CPC

SB 611, SD1

(SSCR642)

Status

RELATING TO FIRE SPRINKLERS.

Repeals the June 30, 2017, sunset date of Act 83, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, which prohibits counties from requiring installation or retrofitting of automatic fire sprinklers in (1) new or existing detached one- or two-family dwelling units used only for residential purposes; and (2) non-residential agricultural and aquacultural structures located outside an urban area. Takes effect 5/22/2050. (SD1)

 

HSG, CPC

 

 

 

 

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