HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima, Chair

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

TIME:

9:45 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: SB 1324 SD2

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: SB129 SD2

 

 

SB 1009, SD1

(HSCR951)

Status

RELATING TO SERVICE CHARGES.

Requires hotels to distribute porterage service charges to employees in full or disclose to customers that the charges are being used for other purposes. (SD1)

 

TOU, LAB, FIN

SB 1101, SD1, HD1

(HSCR936)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Extends the availability of the exemption from state civil service for persons hired or contracted by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to repair and maintain vacant housing units. (SB1101 HD1)

 

HSG, LAB, FIN

SB 1113, SD2, HD1

(HSCR985)

Status

RELATING TO BACKGROUND CHECKS.

Expands the scope of background checks conducted by the Department of Health on operators, employees, applicants, and volunteers in health care facilities and other persons providing health care on behalf of the Department of Health to include criminal history record checks, sex offender registry record checks, adult abuse perpetrator and child abuse and neglect record checks, and certified nurse aide registry record checks. (SB1113 HD1)

 

HLT, LAB, JUD

SB 1175, SD2

(HSCR989)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL.

Requires the department of health and Hawaii state hospital to consider certain recommendations made by the senate special investigative committee on the Hawaii state hospital and submit a written report to the legislature of its status of implementing certain recommendations prior to the regular sessions of 2016 and 2017. (SD2)

 

HLT, LAB, FIN

SB 163, SD2

(SSCR712)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Requires, for collective bargaining for units (5) and (6), three votes for the governor, two votes for the board of education, and one vote for the superintendent of education. Requires, for collective bargaining for unit (9), three votes for the governor, two votes for the HHSC board, and one vote for the chief justice. Effective 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1076, SD1

(SSCR748)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for unit (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date January 7, 2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1077, SD1

(SSCR851)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for Unit (2) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1078, SD1

(SSCR852)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for Unit (3) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1079, SD1

(SSCR853)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for unit (4) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1080, SD1

(SSCR869)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for Unit (5) and its excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1081, SD1

(SSCR854)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for unit (10) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1082, SD1

(SSCR855)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for unit (11) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1083, SD1

(SSCR856)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for unit (8) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1084, SD1

(SSCR857)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for unit (9) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2015‑2017. Effective date 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1122

(SSCR722)

Status

RELATING TO WAGE AND HOUR LAW.

Increases the amount of guaranteed monthly compensation required to exempt an individual from minimum wage, overtime, and record keeping requirements under the Hawaii Wage and Hour Law by way of a formula.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 129, SD2

(SSCR867)

Status

RELATING TO LABOR.

Requires certain employers to provide sick leave to service workers for specified purposes under certain conditions. Defines service workers and employers. Effective January 7, 2059. (SD2)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 119

(SSCR657)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Makes appropriation for the public employment cost items of and cost adjustments for employees of the various legislative agencies.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1174, SD2, HD1

(HSCR991)

Status

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Provides that an independent medical examination and permanent impairment rating examination shall be conducted by a qualified physician selected by the mutual agreement of the parties. Provides a process for appointment in the event that there is no mutual agreement. (SB1174 HD1)

 

HLT, LAB, FIN

SB 1324, SD2

(SSCR861)

Status

RELATING TO DIVORCE.

Provides statutory authority for the employees' retirement system administrator to make direct payment to a former spouse of a member of benefits or portion thereof pursuant to valid court judgment, order, or decree. Appropriates money to implement the purposes of this Act. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 15 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8544 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website 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 586-6680 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. Mark M. Nakashima

Chair