STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1537
RE: H.B. No. 1132
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred H.B. No. 1132, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HOUSING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds, the proceeds of which shall be appropriated into and out of the rental housing revolving fund for phase I of the construction of a senior affordable housing project.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Hawaii Public Housing Authority, AARP Hawaii, Hawaiian Humane Society, Catholic Charities Hawaii, Partners in Care, and four individuals.
Your Committee finds that the senior affordable housing project funded by this measure will help address the affordable housing crisis in the State, generate jobs, and help support local businesses.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the amounts of the general obligation bonds authorized and the moneys appropriated to unspecified sums; and
(2) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on the measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1132, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1132, H.D. 2, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair