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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 29, 2010

TIME:

5:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A # 4

 

SB 2626, SD1

(HSCR788-10)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVICE.

Requires every state agency to report to the legislature all non-civil service, temporary employees employed by the agency for each quarterly period of the fiscal year. Establishes a definition for initial probation period; amends section 27(a)(1), HRS, to provide that the initial probation period for a person transferring between a position exempt under section 76-16, HRS, to a civil service position between 12/15/2009 and 12/31/2011 shall be 12 months.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2849, SD2

(HSCR837-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.

Adds three new sections on selection of benefit plan carriers, fiduciary duties, and liability for breach of fiduciary duty; exempts the Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund from the requirement to use the attorney general; increases the members of the board of trustees from ten to twelve and changes membership and terms; authorizes the board to retain an attorney who is independent of the attorney general as legal advisor; transfers the fund from the department of budget and finance to the department of human resources development. Requires biennial reports to the legislature. Sunsets on July 1, 2015.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2175, SD1, HD1

(HSCR783-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.

Requires one trustee of the employer-union health benefits trust fund to be occupied by a representative appointed by the Hawaii council of mayors to represent county interests. Effective upon approval.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2884, SD2, HD1

(HSCR803-10)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Provides employer contribution amounts for Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund health benefit plan premiums in plan years 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 for employees of collective bargaining units (1) and (10) and their excluded counterparts. Effective upon its approval.

 

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.

 

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: 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.

 

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 586-6200 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. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair