STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1920
RE: S.B. No. 1391
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Fourth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2007
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1391, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to appropriate funds for fiscal biennium 2007-2009 to pay for the collective bargaining cost items relating to salary increases and other cost adjustments for officers and employees in collective bargaining unit (13) and their excluded counterparts.
The Office of Collective Bargaining and the Hawaii Government Employees' Association Managerial and Confidential Employee Chapter testified in support of this bill.
Your Committee has amended this bill by:
(1) Inserting two new parts that appropriate unspecified sums relating to contributions to the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund for officers and employees in unit (13) and their excluded counterparts;
(2) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2007; and
(3) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for consistency.
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 S.B. No. 1391, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1391, S.D. 1, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
MARCUS R. OSHIRO, Chair