HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Jo Jordan

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 28, 2011

TIME:

5:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 8

 

HB 1513, HD1

(HSCR582)

Status

RELATING TO THE WEED AND SEED STRATEGY.

Establishes a Permanent Weed and Seed program within DLIR. Appropriates funds. Effective January 7, 2059.

 

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

HB 884, HD1

(HSCR236)

Status

RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.

Amends the family leave requirement to permit an employee to use family leave time to care for a sibling. Adds definition of "sibling".

 

 

LAB/ERB, FIN

HB 1109

(HSCR373)

Status

RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.

Allows an employee with a family member in the U.S. armed forces who is on active duty or notified of a call to active duty, to use family leave for certain activities for which an employee may take military family leave under federal law.

 

PBM/LAB, FIN

HB 519

(HSCR504)

Status

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Excludes services performed by an individual who is a member of a limited liability company or a partner of a limited liability partnership who has a distributional interest in the company or partnership of at least fifty per cent, a partner or a partnership, and a sole proprietor from the definition of "employment" under the workers' compensation law.

 

ERB/LAB, FIN

HB 527, HD1

(HSCR171)

Status

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Disallows workers' compensation benefits for injury or illness resulting from voluntary social or recreational activities, whether the employer pays some or all of the cost of the activity.

 

LAB/ERB, FIN

HB 466, HD2

(HSCR538)

Status

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Requires independent medical examinations and permanent impairment rating examinations for workers' compensation claims to be performed by physicians mutually agreed upon by employers and employees or appointed by the director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Effective January 1, 2050.

 

LAB, CPC, FIN

HB 879

(HSCR542)

Status

RELATING TO MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES.

Implements recommendations of the mortgage foreclosure task force relating to service of notice, conversion from nonjudicial to judicial foreclosure, bar against deficiency judgments, notice of pendency of action, and extinguishment of a mortgagor's interest.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1411, HD1

(HSCR545)

Status

RELATING TO MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES.

Repeals the old non-judicial foreclosure process. Clarifies the new non-judicial foreclosure process. Strengthens laws regarding mortgage servicers. Broadens the duties of the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair