STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1455-16

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2016

 

RE: H.C.R. No. 63

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 63 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON IMPOSING MANDATORY ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION TO RESOLVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS DISPUTES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to request the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to convene a task force to conduct a study and develop a plan for requiring homeowners association disputes to be resolved by dispute resolution alternatives prior to litigating the disputes.

 

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hawaii Association of REALTORS, and an individual commented on this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 63 and recommends its adoption.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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KARL RHOADS, Chair