HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

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. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 29, 2010

TIME:

4:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 3

 

SB 2174, HD1

(HSCR784-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Increase the membership of the Board of Trustees of the Employees' Retirement System to ten with a member selected by the Council of Mayors who is confirmed by the Senate and adding an additional member who belongs to the system.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2691, SD1, HD1

(HSCR785-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM BENEFITS.

Provides for the payment of state retirement system benefits on a monthly basis by direct deposit to a financial institution account.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1062, SD1

(HSCR712-10)

Status

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS.

Requires professional employer organizations to register with the insurance commissioner. Specifies requirements for registration. Requires bond.

 

LAB/EBM, FIN

SB 2323, HD2

(HSCR863-10)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.

Clarifies that the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations shall either allow individuals to post job-availability online independently, or post the information online for the individual after the individual provides the necessary information on a form prescribed by the Department.

 

LAB, EBM, FIN

SB 2324, SD2, HD1

(HSCR858-10)

Status

RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS.

Authorizes an individual who is attached to a regular employer that is not offering work to still receive unemployment insurance benefits even if that individual voluntarily or involuntarily separates from part-time employment, with or without good cause.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2394, HD1

(HSCR786-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN.

Makes the Director of Human Resources Development one of two ex officio members on the Board of Trustees of the Deferred Compensation Plan and deletes the requirement for the Director to serve as the Chairperson. Requires the Board to have five employee members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2566, HD1

(HSCR849-10)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL AND REHABILITATION BENEFITS.

Clarifies that a physician or surgeon may conduct diagnostic testing or engage in a one-time consultation for a subspecialty diagnostic evaluation and treatment recommendations from a board certified or licensed specialist. Allows for the one-time consultation to be referred to a board certified or licensed specialist working in a facility in which a physician or surgeon may have a financial interest.

 

LAB, CPC, FIN

SB 2050

(HSCR816-10)

Status

RELATING TO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.

Requires a provider in its rehabilitation plan to determine if modified or other work with the same employer represents suitable gainful employment.

 

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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PAPER: 2 copies 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 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair