Bill Summary

Prohibits landlords from recovering possession of a dwelling unit from tenants if it is uninhabitable. Sets a tenant’s liability for rent if it is uninhabitable. Provides remedies for retaliatory evictions. Takes effect 8/26/2050. (SD1)

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Status

Bill Text

Date Bill Type Click here for Bill Details (PDF)
2020-02-27 https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2020/bills/SB2996_SD1_.HTM
2020-01-22 https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2020/bills/SB2996_.HTM

Votes

Date Action Vote Document
2020-02-20Senate Judiciary: Passed, With AmendmentsYea: 3 No: 0 Other: 2Document

Amendments

no data available at this time.

Bill History

Date Action
2020-03-11This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Thursday 03-12-20 2:00PM in conference room 329.
2020-03-10Bill scheduled to be heard by CPC/JUD on Thursday, 03-12-20 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
2020-03-09Referred to CPC/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36
2020-03-05Pass First Reading
2020-03-03Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 455) in amended form (SD 1).
2020-03-03Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
2020-02-2848 Hrs. Notice 03-03-20.
2020-02-28Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2020-02-28Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3023) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2020-02-20The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
2020-02-14The committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-20-20 9:15AM in conference room 016.
2020-02-05Re-Referred to JDC.
2020-01-27Referred to CPH/JDC.
2020-01-23Passed First Reading.
2020-01-23Introduced.

Sponsors

Name District
Karl RhoadsSD-013