HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON LOWER & HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Vice Chair

Rep. Amy A. Perruso, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Tom Brower, Chair

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 114, SD1

(SSCR1099)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.

Establishes the teacher home assistance program to be administered by the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to provide housing vouchers to full-time teachers employed by the Department of Education, including teachers at public charter schools, who teach at a hard-to-fill school, as determined by the Department of Education, and whose household income does not exceed 80% of the area median income. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE/HSG, FIN

SB 387, SD2

(SSCR740)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.

Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to assist the Department of Education in developing teacher housing projects. Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to, in addition, contract or sponsor with any state department or agency. Requires the Department of Education to lease land and contract with private entities for the development, revitalization, maintenance, and management of teacher housing. Permits the Department of Education to lease teacher housing to other eligible tenants if occupancy of teacher housing falls below 95%. Appropriates funds for deposit into the dwelling unit revolving fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LHE/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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

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PAPER: 15 copies (including an original) to Room 303 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6702 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

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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 586-6210 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

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair