STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1622

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 1395

S.D. 1

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 Housing, to which was referred S.B. No. 1395, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HOUSING,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to support the state rent supplement program.

 

The Department of Human Services, Catholic Charities Hawaii, Hawaii Kai Homeless Task Force, Hawaii Youth Services Network, Partners in Care, and a few individuals submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness and Hawaii Public Housing Authority offered comments on this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing its effective date to July 2, 2050, to promote further discussion; 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 Housing that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1395, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1395, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Housing,

 

 

 

 

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TOM BROWER, Chair