HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 5, 2010

TIME:

9:30 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1871

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.

Converts the department of human resources development to a division in the department of labor and industrial relations. Transfers the commission on salaries and the deferred compensation plan board of trustees to the department of accounting and general services.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2460

Status

RELATING TO STATE DEPARTMENTS.

Converts the department of human resources development to a division in the department of labor and industrial relations. Transfers the commission on salaries and the deferred compensation plan board of trustees to the department of accounting and general services.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2493

Status

RELATING TO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION.

Expands duties of the rehabilitation unit and providers of rehabilitation services. Allows employer to terminate temporary total disability benefits when the employee is able to return to work and is enrolled in a non-approved plan.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2533

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETIRANTS.

Establishes the conditions under which state and county retirees may be reemployed while still receiving employees' retirement system benefits; and requires reimbursement of retirement allowances and payment of contributions for retirees reemployed in violation of the conditions for reemployment.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2538

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

HB 2711

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.

Amends the appropriations allocated to the workforce investment boards on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii; amends the appropriation to be used by the workforce development council; repeals the appropriation allocated to the department of labor and industrial relations for administrative expenses.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2823

Status

RELATING TO WAGES, HOURS, AND WORKING CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYEES OF CONTRACTORS PERFORMING SERVICES.

Requires that services to be rendered shall be performed by employees paid at wages or salaries not less than the wages paid to public officers and employees for similar work in the State of Hawaii.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2855

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Requires the board of trustees of the employees' retirement system to study and recommend a plan to fully amortize the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of the system over a 30-year period.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2937

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Includes benefits in collective bargaining.

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair