STAND. COM. REP. NO. 251

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 347

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 347 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to delete the option for a condominium owner to give the owner's proxy to the condominium association's board as a whole.

 

Kokua Council, Hui Oiaio, and several individuals testified in support of this measure. Associa, Law Offices of Mark K. McKellar, LLLC, Hawaii State Association of Parliamentarians, Hawaii Legislative Action Committee of the Community Associations Institute, Hawaii Council of Associations of Apartment Owners, and several individuals have testified in opposition.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its 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. 347, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 347, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.

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

 

 

 

 

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ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair