Bill Text: HI SB9 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relating To The Hawaii Public Housing Authority.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-1)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-05-06 - Enrolled to Governor. [SB9 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2019-SB9-Amended.html

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

9

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 1

 

C.D. 1

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

 

 

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

 


     SECTION 1.  The Hawaii public housing authority shall adopt rules, without regard to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to establish a program to reimburse land owners who participate in the section 8 housing voucher program to cover repair costs of tenant-caused property damage when the repair costs exceed the tenant's security deposit.

     SECTION 2.  There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $450,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2019-2020 to the Hawaii public housing authority to reimburse landlords who participate in the section 8 housing choice voucher program for repair costs of tenant-caused property damage when such repair costs exceed the tenant's security deposit.

     The sum appropriated shall be expended by the Hawaii public housing authority for the purposes of this Act.

     SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2019.



 

Report Title:

Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program; Property Damage; Appropriation

 

Description:

Requires the Hawaii public housing authority to adopt rules without regard to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to reimburse Section 8 landlords for repair costs of tenant-caused property damage under certain circumstances.  Appropriates funds.  (CD1)

 

 

 

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