STAND. COM. REP. NO.645-02
RE: H.B. No. 2276
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2276, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to amend collective bargaining provisions to allow negotiating parties to agree that non-cost items are valid and enforceable.
The Hawaii Government Employees Association and United Public Workers supported this measure. The Hawaii State Teachers Association supported the intent of this bill. The Department of Human Resources Development offered comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2010, for the purpose of furthering discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2276, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2276, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair