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Measure Title: RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Report Title: Housing; Landlord-tenant Code; Remedies; Notice; Failure to Pay Rent; Mediation; COVID-19 Pandemic; Appropriation
Description: Extends the required period for a notice of termination of the rental agreement from five days to fifteen days. Requires landlords to provide notice with specified terms and enter into mediation. Delays when a landlord may seek possession of a dwelling unit if the tenant schedules or attempts to schedule mediation. Requires landlords to provide the notice of termination of the rental agreement to a mediation center that offers free mediation for residential landlord-tenant disputes. Restricts when a landlord may exercise these remedies depending on the amount of rent due. Appropriates funds. Repeals certain provisions one year after expiration of the governor's final eviction moratorium emergency supplementary proclamation related to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic or 12/31/2022, whichever is sooner. (CD1)
Companion:  SB1388
Package: None
Current Referral: CPN, WAM/JDC
Introducer(s): HASHIMOTO, BELATTI, BRANCO, DECOITE, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MARTEN, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, QUINLAN, TAKAYAMA, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA

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1/27/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2/1/2021HReferred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3
2/8/2021HProposed draft of Bill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Wednesday, 02-10-21 2:00PM in House conference room 329 Via Videoconference. Copy of proposed draft available at www.capitol.hawaii.gov.
2/10/2021HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Kitagawa, Aquino, Har, Hashem, Kong, Mizuno, Morikawa, Onishi, Tarnas, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
2/18/2021HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 379) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/18/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Gates excused (1).
2/22/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 02-24-21 2:00PM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
2/24/2021HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/5/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 887) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/5/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-09-21.
3/9/2021HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Sayama excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/11/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 310).
3/11/2021SPassed First Reading.
3/11/2021SReferred to CPN, WAM/JDC.
3/19/2021SThe committee(s) on CPN has scheduled a public hearing on 03-23-21 10:00AM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
3/23/2021SThe committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Chang, Misalucha, Nishihara, Riviere, San Buenaventura, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/25/2021SReported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1140) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM/JDC.
3/25/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM/JDC.
4/1/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 04-06-21 10:00AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/6/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro.
4/6/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Kim ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/9/2021SReported from WAM/JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1709) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/9/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 04-13-21.
4/13/2021SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/13/2021HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 786) in amended form (SD 2).
4/15/2021HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/16/2021SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 558).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Johanson, Luke Co-Chairs; Matsumoto.
4/16/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Baker Chair; English, Rhoads Co-Chairs.
4/16/2021HBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Monday, 04-19-21 1:30PM in conference room CR 229.
4/19/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 809).
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
4/19/2021HConference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Tuesday 04-20-21 1:30PM in conference room CR 229.
4/20/2021HConference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-21-21 1:30PM in conference room CR 229.
4/21/2021SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-21-21 4:15PM; CR 229.
4/21/2021HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Luke, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/21/2021SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, English; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Rhoads.
4/23/2021HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 163) as amended in (CD 1).
4/23/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday 04-27-21.
4/23/2021SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 163).
4/23/2021S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-27-21.
4/27/2021SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/27/2021HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
4/28/2021HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 858).
4/28/2021SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 634).
4/28/2021HTransmitted to Governor.
6/21/2021HAct 057, on 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157).
6/21/2021SAct 057, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157).

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HB1376 HD2 SD2 CD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
CPC 2/10/21 2:00P
329 Via Videoconference
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FIN 2/24/21 2:00P
308 Via Videoconference
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CPN 3/23/21 10:00A
CR 229 & Videoconference
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WAM/JDC 4/06/21 10:00A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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CONF 4/19/21 1:30P
CR 229
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CONF 4/20/21 1:30P
CR 229
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CONF 4/21/21 1:30P
CR 229
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