HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

TIME:

1:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 4

 

HB 1289, HD1

(HSCR192)

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Requires all offerors and subcontractors for construction contracts subject to the state public procurement code, to maintain or participate in a bona fide, state-approved apprenticeship program at the time of general bidding for a period of not less than 6 months.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 826, HD1

(HSCR355)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS.

Establishes requirements for contractors who bid on state construction projects. Establishes penalties for non-compliance with such requirements.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 643, HD2

(HSCR377)

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.

Authorizes the Contractors License Board to suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew a contractor's license for employing a worker on a public work project who is ineligible to work in the United States under federal law.

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

HB 1676

(HSCR360)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS.

Requires that the collective bargaining agreement be submitted to the director of labor and industrial relations in order for the terms in the agreement to dictate the prevailing wages with regard to a project financed through the issuance of a special purpose revenue bond.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1479, HD1

(HSCR362)

Status

RELATING TO LABOR.

Requires a certified copy of a fringe benefit reporting form supplied by the department of labor and industrial relations to be submitted weekly to the governmental contracting agency for review on public works projects. Requires an an itemized list of fringe benefit costs paid for each employee by the general contractor or subcontractor to laborers and mechanics on public works projects.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 952

(HSCR143)

Status

RELATING TO LABOR.

Certifies entities as exclusive representatives absent an election where no other representatives are certified as the exclusive bargaining representatives. Requires immediate collective bargaining between parties once entities are certified as exclusive representatives.

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6001 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit through the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony

 

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.

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair