THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Donna Mercado Kim, Chair

Senator Shan S. Tsutsui, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday February 23, 2010

TIME:

10:10am

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard by the Senate standing committee on Labor.

 

SB 2061, SD1

(SSCR2098)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Permits bidders and their subcontractors who are registered under an apprenticeship agreement with DLIR to benefit from a 5% reduction in their bid amount on contracts for $250,000 or more. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LBR/JGO, WAM

SB 2107, SD1

(SSCR2047)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.

Conforms to medicare law the definition of "dependent-beneficiary" in the employer-union health benefits trust fund law relating to disabled individuals. (SD1)

 

LBR, WAM

SB 2205, SD1

(SSCR2059)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.

Allows individual beneficiaries enrolled in a Hawaii employer‑union health benefits trust fund health benefits plan to opt out of any requirement to purchase prescriptions by mail order. (SD1)

 

LBR, WAM

SB 2324, SD1

(SSCR2316)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS.

Authorizes an individual that is attached to a regular employer who is not offering work to still receive unemployment insurance benefits under certain circumstances if the individual separates from an employer offering part-time employment. (SD1)

 

LBR, WAM

SB 2393, SD1

(SSCR2127)

Testimony

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. (SD1)

 

LBR, WAM

SB 2549, SD1

(SSCR2317)

Testimony

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)

 

LBR, WAM

SB 2691, SD1

(SSCR2130)

Testimony

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)

 

LBR, WAM

SB 2840, SD1

(SSCR2277)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT.

Requires at least eighty per cent of workers on certain public works contracts and construction procurements to be Hawaii residents. (SD1)

 

LBR/JGO, WAM

SB 2884, SD1

(SSCR2129)

Testimony

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. (SD1)

 

LBR, WAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

Persons wishing to comment should submit their comments in one of the following ways:

 

         By Email: Comments may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Committee at WAMTestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov . Please indicate the measure, date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

         In person: 1 copy of their Comments to the committee clerk, Room 210, State Capitol.

 

By fax: Comments may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to which committee the comments is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing

 

FOR AMENDED HEARING NOTICES: If the notice is an amended notice, measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If there is a measure that is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

 

 

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6800.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Donna Mercado Kim

Chair