HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2008

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2016

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 2

 

Proposed

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 76, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"76- Temporary employment; prohibitions; abolishing of positions. (a) No department shall temporarily employ any person for more than two consecutive terms of eighty-nine days; provided that with the approval of the governor, a department may temporarily employ a person for four consecutive terms of eighty-nine days or for twenty-four consecutive months.

(b) Any position filled by a temporary employee hired for a term of eighty-nine days and filled by that employee for more than twenty-four consecutive months shall be automatically abolished.

(c) This section shall not apply to periods of temporary employment when a person has been appointed to a vacant position arising as a result of: a workers' compensation claim; medical leave; an on-going investigation; a shortage differential; a working condition differential; or a remote geographical location."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2016.



Report Title:

Public Employment; Temporary Hires

 

Description:

Requires departments to obtain approval from the governor for employment of temporary hires for periods of greater than two consecutive terms of eighty-nine days. Abolishes positions filled by temporary employees for more than twenty-four consecutive months. (SD2 Proposed)

 

 

 

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