HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON INTRASTATE COMMERCE

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Chair

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 51

Status

RELATING TO REAL ESTATE BROKERS.

Permits a licensed real estate broker to pay a commission to a corporation or partnership; provided that the licensed real estate broker earned the commission on behalf of the corporation or partnership and is a member, officer, shareholder, or partner of the corporation or partnership.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 1524

Status

RELATING TO REAL ESTATE.

Requires principal brokers in a brokerage firm to ensure that: associated real estate licensees and other staff who assist common interest communities are responsive to requests from owners regarding association-related finances, documents, records, and information; and any request from the real estate commission to distribute commission-generated information, materials, or documents to an association, a board of directors, or a unit owner in a common interest community is completed within ten days after receiving the request.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 236

Status

RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.

Permits portions of the common areas of a planned community association to be conveyed, subjected to a security interest, or dedicated to the appropriate county or to the State, if at least eighty per cent of the members of an association agree in writing to that action. Limits the ability of the board of directors to impose excessive regular assessments or special assessments, except in emergency situations, without the approval of a majority of the members of an association.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 239

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Clarifies that when a standard proxy form is returned with no boxes checked or more than one box checked, the proxy shall be deemed defective and shall be counted for quorum purposes only.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 243

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Clarifies who qualifies as a board member of a condominium association. Provides when a vote by standard proxy form is defective and counted for quorum purposes only.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 651

Status

RELATING TO CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES.

Protects minors from the misuse of their personal financial information by those with the intent to defraud them by allowing parents and legal guardians to place a security freeze on a minor's credit report.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 680

Status

RELATING TO INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE.

Requires licensees under the board of barbering and cosmetology to complete a one-time, one-hour training program on intimate partner violence awareness and education.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 894

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Exempts individuals selling only insurance for property stored at a self-service storage facility from obtaining a license as an insurance producer provided that specific requirements are met.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 896

Status

RELATING TO CITATIONS FOR BEAUTY CULTURE VIOLATIONS.

Authorizes the issuance of a citation for specific violations of beauty culture laws by licensees and permittees. Sets forth a process for licensees and permittees to contest the citation and provides for the assessment of fines for each violation.

 

IAC, CPC

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Takashi Ohno

Chair