HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Alex M. Sonson, Chair

Rep. Bob Nakasone, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Colleen Rose Meyer

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 15, 2008

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2367, HD1

(HSCR258-08)

 

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Makes subject to a collective bargaining agreement: the determination of the minimum period of time that teachers, principals, and vice-principals shall serve as probationary employees of the department; crediting toward fulfillment of the probationary period any full-time intern teaching period served in the state; renewing any annual contract with any teacher, principal, or vice-principal during the probationary period; and discharging or demoting a teacher, principal, or vice-principal during the probationary period. (HB2367 HD1)

 

EDN, LAB

HB 2255, HD1

(HSCR68-08)

 

Status

RELATING TO LIFE INSURANCE.

Allows the premiums for employee group life insurance policies to be paid by the employer, the insured employees, or both. Eliminates requirement that the employee group life insurance policies must cover at least 10 employees at date of issue. Eliminates policy limits against loss due to death of a dependent other than the spouse of the insured employee under an employee group life insurance policy. Excludes the exercise of among corporate affiliates of a term conversion privilege from the applicability of laws relating to the replacement of life insurance policies and annuities. (HB2255 HD1)

 

CPC, LAB

HCR 42

Status

 

HR 42

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONDUCT A PILOT PROJECT TO AUDIT WORKERS' COMPENSATION SOFT-TISSUE INJURY CASES.

 

 

LAB

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 424 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6211(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to LABtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6520 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Alex M. Sonson

Chair