Bill Summary

Allows a landlord or landlord’s agent to charge an application screening fee as part of the applicant screening process for renting residential property. Limits the amount that may be charged for an application screening fee. Requires the landlord or agent to return any unauthorized fee amounts to the applicant. Effective 7/1/2050. Repeals 6/30/2020. (SD1)

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Bill History

Date Action
2018-03-15Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).
2018-03-14House Conferee(s) discharged.
2018-01-17Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 1).
2018-01-17Senate Conferee(s) discharged.
2017-11-30Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.
2017-04-25The conference committee deferred the measure.
2017-04-24Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Tuesday, 04-25-17 1:50PM in conference room 229.
2017-04-18Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 680).
2017-04-18Senate Conferees Appointed: Baker Chair; Espero, Kidani.
2017-04-17Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 586).
2017-04-17Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 585).
2017-04-17House Conferees Appointed: Brower, Takumi Co-Chairs; McDermott.
2017-04-13House disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
2017-04-11Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 555) in amended form (SD 1).
2017-04-11Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
2017-04-0748 Hrs. Notice 04-11-17.
2017-04-07Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2017-04-07Reported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1493) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2017-04-05The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Nishihara, Espero, Ihara, Kidani, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) S. Chang.
2017-03-31The committee(s) on CPH has rescheduled its public hearing to 04-05-17 9:00AM in conference room 229.
2017-03-31The committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 04-05-17 10:30AM in conference room 229.
2017-03-09Referred to CPH.
2017-03-09Passed First Reading.
2017-03-09Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 238).
2017-03-07Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
2017-03-03Forty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-07-17.
2017-03-03Reported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 984) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
2017-03-01The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) McKelvey, Aquino, Ito, Say, Takayama, Todd, Yamane, Fukumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama.
2017-02-24Broadcast of hearing/briefing available. See:
2017-02-23Bill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 03-01-17 1:55PM in conference room 329.
2017-02-23The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-01-17.
2017-02-17Bill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Thursday, 02-23-17 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
2017-02-14Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Quinlan voting no (1) and none excused (0).
2017-02-14Reported from HSG (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 324) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.
2017-02-07The committees on HSG recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Brower, Nakamura, Hashem, San Buenaventura; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McDermott; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Quinlan; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Aquino.
2017-02-01Bill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 02-07-17 11:15AM in conference room 423.
2017-01-31The committee(s) on HSG recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
2017-01-27Bill scheduled to be heard by HSG on Tuesday, 01-31-17 9:30AM in House conference room 423.
2017-01-23Referred to HSG, CPC, referral sheet 1
2017-01-20Pass First Reading
2017-01-19Pending introduction.


Name District
Roy TakumiHD-035