Bill Text: HI SB1480 | 2020 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating To Sewer Improvements.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-12-01 - Carried over to 2020 Regular Session. [SB1480 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2020-SB1480-Introduced.html

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1480

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to Sewer improvements.

 

 

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

 


     SECTION 1.  (a)  The city and county of Honolulu shall establish a pilot program to assist certain property owners in the city and county of Honolulu in upgrading sewer connections located on their property.

     (b)  The pilot program shall include a revolving fund into which shall be deposited the moneys appropriated pursuant to section 2 of this Act.  The city and county of Honolulu shall provide low- or no-interest loans from moneys in the revolving fund to qualified owners of real property in the tenth senatorial district to upgrade the sewer connections located on their property and for related costs.  Loan repayments shall be deposited into the revolving fund and shall be used for providing additional loans to qualified applicants.  The city and county of Honolulu shall establish eligibility criteria for real property owners to qualify for loans under the pilot program.

     (c)  No later than twenty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 2021, the city and county of Honolulu shall submit a report to the legislature of:

     (1)  The number of real property owners assisted;

     (2)  The total amount of the loans provided under the pilot program; and

     (3)  A recommendation of whether the pilot program should be continued, expanded, terminated, or otherwise modified.

     SECTION 2.  There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $         or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2019-2020 and the same sum or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2020-2021 for a grant-in-aid to the city and county of Honolulu for the purposes of this Act.

     SECTION 3.  The sums appropriated shall be expended by the city and county of Honolulu for the purposes of this Act.

     SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2019.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Sewer Connections; Private Property; City and County of Honolulu; Pilot Program; Appropriation

 

Description:

Requires the City and County of Honolulu to establish a pilot program to assist property owners in upgrading their sewer connections.  Appropriates funds.

 

 

 

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