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, March 12, 2010

TIME:

10:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2174

(SSCR2396)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Replaces a public member on the Board of Trustees of the Employees' Retirement System with a member selected by the Council of Mayors.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2175, SD1

(SSCR2424)

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 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2691, SD1

(SSCR2452)

Status

RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM BENEFITS.

Requires by March 1, 2011, all retirees and beneficiaries of the ERS to designate a financial institution account into which retirement benefit may be deposited. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2393, SD2

(SSCR2450)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Appropriates moneys to fund collective bargaining cost items relating to the employer contributions to the Hawaii employer‑union health benefits trust fund. Effective 7/1/2099.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2884, SD2

(SSCR2451)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Appropriates moneys to fund collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining unit (10) relating to the employer contributions to the Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund. Effective 07/01/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2626, SD1

(SSCR2616)

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. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2549, SD1

(SSCR2407)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.

Amends the appropriation from the UI trust fund and the amounts 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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 2883, SD1

(SSCR2557)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.

Clarifies that conflicts between a collective bargaining agreement and an employer's policy that concern accrued and available sick leave shall require the terms of the collective bargaining agreement to prevail. (SD1)

 

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: 4 copies (including an original) to Room 422 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6331 (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 586-6180 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. Karl Rhoads

Chair