STAND. COM. REP. NO. 295-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.B. No. 2630

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 2630 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM VOTING,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize electronic voting at condominium association meetings in place of the secret ballot.

 

The Hawaii Council of Associations of Apartment Owners dba Hawaii Council of Community Associations, Hawaii State Association of Parliamentarians Legislative Committee, Community Associations Institute Hawaii Chapter, Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu, American Resort Development Association Hawaii, Associa, Hui Oiaio, Rainbow Family 808, and two individuals testified in support of this measure. One individual testified in opposition.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to promote further discussion.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2630, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2630, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,

 

 

 

 

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ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair