STAND. COM. REP. NO. 693
RE: H.B. No. 1311
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1311, H.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Removing the 2022 deadline for completion of the Leialii affordable housing project; and
(2) Allowing the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to address historic preservation laws when funding is appropriated for each portion of the Leialii affordable housing project.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation and Office of the Mayor of the County of Maui. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1311, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair