S 65

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 65

To reauthorize the programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for housing assistance for Native Hawaiians.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011

Mr. INOUYE introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs


A BILL

To reauthorize the programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for housing assistance for Native Hawaiians.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Hawaiian Homeownership Opportunity Act of 2011'.

SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR HOUSING ASSISTANCE.

    Section 824 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4243) is amended by striking `fiscal years' and all that follows and inserting the following: `fiscal years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.'.

SEC. 3. LOAN GUARANTEES FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN HOUSING.

    Section 184A of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 1715z-13b) is amended--

      (1) in subsection (b), by striking `or as a result of a lack of access to private financial markets';

      (2) in subsection (c), by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the following:

      `(2) ELIGIBLE HOUSING- The loan will be used to construct, acquire, refinance, or rehabilitate 1- to 4-family dwellings that are--

        `(A) standard housing; and

        `(B) located on Hawaiian Home Lands.'; and

      (3) in subsection (j)(7), by striking `fiscal years' and all that follows through the end of the paragraph and inserting the following: `fiscal years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.'.

SEC. 4. ELIGIBILITY OF DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS FOR TITLE VI LOAN GUARANTEES.

    Title VI of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4191 et seq.) is amended--

      (1) in the title heading, by inserting `AND NATIVE HAWAIIAN' after `TRIBAL';

      (2) in section 601 (25 U.S.C. 4191)--

        (A) in subsection (a)--

          (i) by striking `or tribally designated housing entities with tribal approval' and inserting `, by tribally designated housing entities with tribal approval, or by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands,'; and

          (ii) by inserting `or 810, as applicable,' after `section 202'; and

        (B) in subsection (c), by inserting `or title VIII, as applicable' before the period at the end;

      (3) in section 602 (25 U.S.C. 4192)--

        (A) in subsection (a)--

          (i) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking `or housing entity' and inserting `, housing entity, or Department of Hawaiian Home Lands'; and

          (ii) in paragraph (3)--

            (I) by inserting `or Department' after `tribe';

            (II) by inserting `or title VIII, as applicable,' after `title I'; and

            (III) by inserting `or 811(b), as applicable' before the semicolon at the end; and

        (B) in subsection (b)(2), by striking `or housing entity' and inserting `, housing entity, or the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands';

      (4) in the first sentence of section 603 (25 U.S.C. 4193), by striking `or housing entity' and inserting `, housing entity, or the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands'; and

      (5) in section 605(b) (25 U.S.C. 4195(b)), by striking `2009 through 2013' and inserting `2011 through 2015'.

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