Bill Summary

Prohibits landlords from recovering possession of a dwelling unit from tenants if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Sets a tenant’s liability for rent if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Provides remedies for retaliatory evictions.

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Date Action Vote Document
2020-01-30Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health: Passed, UnamendedYea: 4 No: 0 Other: 3Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2020-02-12Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDC.
2020-02-12Reported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2556) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to JDC.
2020-01-30The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
2020-01-24The committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 01-30-20 9:30AM in conference room 229.
2020-01-23Referred to CPH, JDC.
2020-01-21Passed First Reading.


Name District
Stanley ChangSD-009
Rosalyn BakerSD-006
Karl RhoadsSD-013
Dru KanuhaSD-003
Maile ShimabukuroSD-021