STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1057-18
RE: H.B. No. 2748
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2748, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HOUSING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to study the current and future demand and supply of affordable housing suitable for individuals with special needs, including frail elderly individuals, persons with physical or severe mental disabilities, persons transitioning from incarceration, emancipated foster youth, persons with an alcohol or drug addiction, persons with HIV/AIDS, and victims of domestic violence.
The Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii supported this measure. The Disability and Communication Access Board, Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, and State Council on Developmental Disabilities offered comments for this measure.
Your Committee amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the appropriation amount from $50,000 to an unspecified amount; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2748, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2748, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair