SB 1278

  • Hawaii Senate Bill
  • 2017 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 25, 2017
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Relating To Taxation.


Authorizes a county with a population greater than 500,000 to extend the county surcharge on state tax to December 31, 2047. Requires a county that uses the surcharge on state tax for a mass transit project to submit quarterly progress reports to the legislature. Permits counties to use the surcharge on state tax for infrastructure for affordable housing and transit-oriented development. Authorizes the legislature to hold revenues collected from the surcharge on state tax for county use by concurrent resolution. Deducts twenty-five per cent of the amount from the gross proceeds of a county's surcharge on state tax for costs associated with handling the assessment, collection, and disposition of the county surcharge on state tax, and the construction of transit-oriented development and other related transportation projects.

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Jan 27, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

Passed First Reading.

Hawaii State Legislature

Referred to TRE/HOU/PSM, WAM.

  • Referral-Committee
Transportation and Energy Housing Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs Ways and Means

Jan 25, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature


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