2009 Legislative Session

LURF TESTIMONY and INFORMATION
 
 For updated Status on Bills go to the Capitol Website at www.capitol.hawaii.gov  
AFFORDABLE HOUSING  
HB 354 County Affordable Housing Incentives - SUPPORT
  HB 357 Third Party Review - SUPPORT
  HB 360 Expedited Permitting - SUPPORT
  HB 361 Exedited Ministerial Permits - SUPPORT
  HB 363 County Incentives - SUPPORT
  HB 1043 Low Income Housing Tax Credits - SUPPORT
 

HB 1612 DHHL Tax Credits - SUPPORT

  SB 100 Affordable Housing - 90 days instead of 45
  SB 184 Low Income Housing Tax Credit
  SB 188 Percent of Taxes to be paid to Rental Housing Trust Fund
  SB 278 Low Income Housing Tax Credit
  SB 440 Affordable Housing Public Infrastrucure Dedication
  SB 442 Affordable Housing - TOD and 3rd Party Review
  SB 444 Accept Dedication Request in 60 days
  SB 735 Counties identify Receiving Zones for Affordable Housing
  SB 736 Incentives for Affordable Housing
  SB 737 Expedited Reviews
  SB 758 Designate 30% for Affordable Housing
  SB 1119 Incentives for Transfer of Development Rights
  SB 1121 Affordable Housing on State land
AGRICULTURE
  HB 975 - Agricultural Water Systems - SUPPORT - Gov Vetoed
  HB 1008 New Subdivision Requirements for Real Farms- OPPOSE
  HB 1009 Public IAL different from other IAL - OPPOSE
  HB 1047 IAL Clarification - SUPPORT
  HB 1470 - Procurement Code Exemption - Oppose Veto
  SB 1152 Preserve Agriculture - 100 Year Moratorium in some areas
EDUCATION
  HB 1376 DOE Facilities Alignment Commission - SUPPORT
  HB 1431 School Impact Fees Amendments - OPPOSE
  SB 733 DOE Impact Fee Amendments
  SB 746 DOE - Pilot Project regarding Reallocation
 
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW - EA/EIS PROCESS, CHAPTER 343  
  HB 389 - EA for developments W/ 20% Slope - OPPOSE
  HB 545 EIS/EA Supplement in 15 years - OPPOSE
  HB 640 - Chapter 343 Amendments - SUPPORT - ACT
  SB 762 EA for 20% Slope - OPPOSE
  SB 1053 - Environmental Review Costs to Users - OPPOSE
 
ENERGY  
  HB 241 Mandates for Cool Roofs - OPPOSE
  HB 284 Mandates for Cool Roofs - OPPOSE
  HB 429 Energy Efficiency - Direct PUC - SUPPORT
  HB 589 Renewable Energy Subdivisions - SUPPORT
  HB 590 Expedited Permit Approval - SUPPORT
  HB 1273 - Clothesline Bill - OPPOSE
  House Informational Briefing - EEP-WLO - Joshua Strickler
  SB 148 Mandatory Solar Thermal Sytem
  SB 151 Energy Incentives - Energy Systems
  SB 155 Manadtory Photovoltaics, Tax Credit Incentives
  SB 156 Mandate for Solar Water Heater
  SB 241 Mandate for Cool Roof Tops
  SB 390 Mandate for Solar Water Heater
  SB 1338 Clothesline Bill
 
HISTORIC PRESERVATION  
  HB 520 Repeal Act 228 (2008) - COMMENTS
 
KAKA`AKO  
  SB 645 - Kaka`ako - Affordable Hsng Requirements - OPPOSE  
LAND USE  
  HB 1055 Use It or Lose It Auto Reversion - OPPOSE
  HB 1462 Highway Concurrency for County Permits - OPPOSE
LEASES
  HB 1593 - Alteration of Lease Term - OPPOSE
  HB 1601 - Lease Alterations - OPPOSE
  HB 1604 - Tax Lessor for Improvements - OPPOSE
  HB 1606 - Mandatory Lease to Fee Conversion - OPPOSE
  SB 764 - Alteration of Long Term Lease
  SB 770 - Alteration of Long Terms Lease
TAX/TAX CREDITS
  HB 1583 - IAL Tax Credit Reduction - Oppose
  HB 1589 IAL Tax Credit 50% Reduction - Oppose
  HB 1743 Repeal Tax Credits - OPPOSE
  HB 1746 IAL Tax Credit Suspension - OPPOSE
  SB 199 - Repeal Tax Credits - OPPOSE
  SB 554 Energy Tax Credit Deletion - Oppose
TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT (TOD)/RAIL TRANSIT
  HB 863 TOD Infrastructure - SUPPORT
  HB 864 TOD Loan Guaranty - SUPPORT
  SB 1626 Raid of County Rail Transit Tax - OPPOSE
TRANSPORTATION
  HB 1167 - DOT Highway Modernization Program - SUPPORT
  SB 1611 - DOT Highway Modernizatio Program
 

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