HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Chair

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Greggor Ilagan

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. David A. Tarnas, Chair

Rep. Patrick Pihana Branco, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sonny Ganaden

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

TIME:

8:30 A.M.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 902

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Exempts land set aside by the Governor to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation and lands leased to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation from other State departments or agencies from classification as public land subject to Department of Land and Natural Resources management. Requires said land to be subject to legislative approval prior to the sale or gift of those lands. Requires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to return any leased lands no longer needed for housing, finance or development under Chapter 201H, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

HSG/WAL, JHA, FIN

HB 260

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Authorizes the counties to reclassify lands 15 to 100 acres in certain rural, urban, and agricultural districts in which at least 50 percent of the housing units on the land sought to be reclassified are set aside for persons and families with incomes at or below 140 percent of the area median income.

 

HSG/WAL, JHA, FIN

 

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Rep. David A. Tarnas

Chair

 

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Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Chair