STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2999
RE: S.B. No. 3324
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2022
State of Hawaii
Your Committees on Judiciary and Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 3324, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE IN HOUSING SUBDIVISIONS,"
beg leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to establish a working group to address the problem of infrastructure repair and maintenance in planned housing subdivisions that do not have compulsory community associations.
Your Committees received comments on this measure from one individual.
Your Committees find that homeowners have a legal obligation to maintain roads that serve their subdivisions whether or not there is express language in their conveyance documents. However, homeowners need a mechanism whereby they can be allowed to organize an association to collect fees required to repair and maintain the infrastructure that abuts their property. This measure will create a task force to determine how to best address this problem.
Your Committees have amended this measure by:
(1) Removing language that provided that no member of the working group shall be subject to chapter 84, Hawaii Revised Statutes, solely because of the member's participation in the working group; and
a technical, nonsubstantive amendment for the purposes of clarity and
As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Judiciary and Ways and Means that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 3324, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommend that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 3324, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Judiciary and Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair
KARL RHOADS, Chair