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, March 20, 2018

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2756, SD1

(SSCR2565)

Status

RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.

Repeals the statutory cap on the disposition of conveyance taxes dedicated for deposit into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund for the financing of affordable rental housing development. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2757, SD2

(SSCR2900)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Extends to 6/30/2026, the certification requirements for exemption from the general excise tax for certain affordable rental housing projects. Amends the certification requirements for exemption from the general excise tax for those affordable rental housing projects. Conditions certification upon the project owners not refusing to lease units in the projects to qualified applicants because they hold a voucher or certificate of eligibility under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2188, SD3

(SSCR2762)

Status

RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.

Establishes an additional conveyance tax for the sale of certain condominiums or single family residences. Requires that the revenue collected in each county from the additional conveyance tax be allocated to the respective county's affordable housing fund. Sunsets 6/30/2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD3)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 3089, SD2

(SSCR2808)

Status

RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF CONVEYANCE.

Allows counties to enact ordinances that require the grantor of real property to include in the certificate or certificates of conveyance a statement regarding whether granted real property that is located within the county may be used for short-term rentals under the county's zoning or land use ordinances. Requires a grantor, if required by ordinance, to include the required statement with a certificate of conveyance for submission. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2415, SD1

(SSCR2658)

Status

RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.

Raises the conveyance tax rates for residential investment properties with a value of at least $2,000,000. (SD1)

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

 

 

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

     Measure number.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 314 in the State Capitol;

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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.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-8574 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Tom Brower

Chair