HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

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 13, 2018

TIME:

10:15 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2474

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Requires the Hawaii public housing authority to establish a program to offer insurance policies to landlords who rent to tenants using the section 8 housing choice voucher program. Requires the authority to report to the legislature. Appropriates funds to establish and administer the program.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 2620

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for construction and infrastructure development projects to provide affordable housing units for middle class and low income residents. Allows moneys from the conveyance tax and the county surcharge on state tax to be used to repay the bonds.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1746, HD1

(HSCR278-18)

Status

RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL HOUSING ACCOUNTS.

Increases the cap amounts of the tax deduction for individual housing accounts. Authorizes use of funds to obtain rental housing. Authorizes maintenance of accounts in a community development financial institution. Repeals requirements for the payment of taxes on distributions used for the purchase of a first principal residence. (HB1746 HD1)

 

OMH, HSG, FIN

HCR 4

Status

REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE ISSUE OF RESIDENTIAL AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM COSTS FOR NEW ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 7

Status

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 2949 ALA ILIMA STREET, NO. 204, HONOLULU, HAWAII.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 8

Status

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 41-1373 HAUNAUKOI STREET, WAIMANALO, HAWAII.

 

 

HSG, FIN

HR 4

Status

URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REDUCE WAIT TIMES FOR HOUSING CONSTRUCTION PERMITS

 

 

HSG, CPC

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     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

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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

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Rep. Tom Brower

Chair