THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND HOUSING

Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair

Senator Josh Green, Vice Chair

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

TIME:

1:20 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 016

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D  A G E N D A

 

HB 734, HD1

      (HSCR734)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Establishes the housing first voucher program within the Department of Human Services.  Appropriates general funds to the Housing First Special Fund to implement the program.  (HB734 HD1)

 

HSH, WAM

HB 283, HD1

      (HSCR687)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO A GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTION FOR MIXED-USE HOUSING PROJECTS.

Establishes an exemption from general excise taxes for the development of mixed-use projects incorporating affordable housing units on state or county lands.  (HB283 HD1)

 

HSH, WAM

[Measure reordered on

03-13-15]

HB 767, HD2

      (HSCR832)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Provides that all Hawaii Public Housing Authority housing projects are closed to the public and amends criminal trespass in the second degree to permit the prosecution of an unauthorized entry or a violation of a written prohibition to enter into the subject housing projects.  Clarifies requirements for signage notifying trespassers of illegal entry.  (HB767 HD2)

 

HSH, JDL/WAM

 

[Measure added on 03-13-15]

HB 1295, HD1

      (HSCR601)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Increases the low-income housing tax credit to one hundred per cent of the qualified basis for each building located in Hawaii.  (HB1295 HD1)

 

HSH, WAM

 

[Measure added on 03-13-15]

 

The Committee previously held public hearings on Senate bill(s) that are substantially similar to the following House bill(s).  Please focus your testimony on the differences, if any, between the House and Senate measure(s) listed.

 

HB 1354, HD1

      (HSCR693)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds to several state agencies for the purposes of improving and increasing the existing public housing stock in the State.  (HB1354 HD1)

 

HSH, WAM

HB 766, HD1

      (HSCR689)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Makes an appropriation for the construction of micro apartment housing units.  (HB766 HD1)

 

HSH, WAM

HB 283, HD1

      (HSCR687)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO A GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTION FOR MIXED-USE HOUSING PROJECTS.

Establishes an exemption from general excise taxes for the development of mixed-use projects incorporating affordable housing units on state or county lands.  (HB283 HD1)

 

HSH, WAM

[Measure reordered on

03-13-15]

HB 906, HD1

      (HSCR802)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTIFIED OR APPROVED HOUSING PROJECTS.

Ensures that certain eligible housing projects will remain affordable for certain minimum periods to be certified for exemption from general excise taxes.  (HB906 HD1)

 

HSH, WAM

 

[Measure added on 03-13-15]

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours prior to the start of the hearing.

 

FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland

Chair