Report Title:

Labor; Wages and Hours; Emergencies; Suspension

 

Description:

Clarifies the circumstances under which the governor may suspend statutes relating to wages and hours on public works projects.

 


THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2779

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2008

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT


 

 

relating to labor.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 104-32, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"104-32 Suspension during emergency. During a national emergency declared by the President or the Congress of the United States, or a state of emergency declared by the governor, subject to the provisions of section 127-10, the governor, by executive order in writing, may suspend this chapter[.]; provided that the governor may not suspend this chapter except in the event such an emergency occurs and is so proclaimed."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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