Bill Text: HI HB476 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relating To Housing.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-04-26 - Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:40PM in Conference Room 423. [HB476 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2019-HB476-Amended.html

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

476

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 1

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO HOUSING.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


     SECTION 1.  Chapter 201H, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

     "§201H-    Advertising housing subject to certain occupancy requirements as rentals prohibited.  (a)  Any person who advertises, for rental purposes, any housing subject to an owner or renter occupancy requirement under this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor; provided that nothing in this section shall prohibit any state or county agency, or private project owner and its managing agents, from advertising or publicizing a housing program covered by this chapter.

     (b)  This section shall be enforced by the police department of the county in which the housing is located."

     SECTION 2.  Chapter 206E, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

     "§206E-    Advertising housing subject to certain occupancy requirements as rentals prohibited.  (a)  Any person who advertises, for rental purposes, any housing subject to an owner or renter occupancy requirement under this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor; provided that nothing in this section shall prohibit any state agency, or managing contractor or agent on the state agency's behalf, from advertising or publicizing a housing program covered by this chapter.

     (b)  This section shall be enforced by the police department of the county in which the housing is located."

     SECTION 3.  Chapter 356D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

     "§356D-    Advertising rental of public housing unit prohibited.  (a)  Any person who advertises or sublets a public housing unit located within a public housing project as defined in section 356D-1 or 356D-51, for rental purposes, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor; provided that nothing in this section shall prohibit any state agency or authorized private management company from advertising, publicizing, or renting public housing units subject to this chapter.

     (b)  This section shall be enforced by the police department of the county in which the public housing unit is located."

     SECTION 4.  This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

     SECTION 5.  New statutory material is underscored.

     SECTION 6.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.


 


 

Report Title:

Public Housing; Advertisement; Vacation Rental; Housing Subject to Owner or Renter Occupancy Requirement; Prohibition; County Police Enforcement

 

Description:

Prohibits advertising of public housing units and housing subject to an owner or renter occupancy requirement under chapters 201H, 206E, and 356D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for rental purposes and requires county police departments to enforce the prohibition.  Does not apply to any state agency advertising or publicizing a housing program under chapters 201H, 206E, and 356D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and any county agency for a housing program under chapter 201H, Hawaii Revised Statutes.  (SD1)

 

 

 

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