LAWS AND RULES REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING
REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Place: Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant Street, First Floor
The Commission may move into Executive Session to consider and evaluate personal information relating to individuals applying for licensure in accordance with Section 92-5(a)(1), HRS, and to consult with the Commission's attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Commission's powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities in accordance with Section 92-5(a)(4), HRS.
1. Call to Order, Public Notice, Quorum
2. Chair's Report
3. SEO's Report
a. Announcements, Introduction, Correspondence and Additional Distribution
b. Minutes of Previous Meeting
4. Program of Work, FY18 - Legislative and Government Participation Report
a. House Bill No. 2330, HD1, SD2 Relating to Housing - Extends exemption from general excise tax for development costs of affordable rental housing certified by HHFDC. Removes limits on costs eligible for exemption and authorizes exemption for substantially renovated projects. Prohibits discrimination against tenants based solely on receipt of Section 8 housing assistance.
b. Senate Bill No. 2461, SD1, HD1 Relating to Service Animals - Establishes a civil penalty for knowingly misrepresenting an animal as a service animal. Conforms Hawaii law with the definition of "service animal" under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
5. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) - "What's New in Residential Real Estate Brokerage Competition - An FTC-DOJ Workshop, " June 5, 2018; Washington DC
6. Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Hawaii Island REALTORS®
1321 Kino'ole Street