STAND. COM. REP. NO. 159-16
RE: H.B. No. 2013
Honorable Joseph M. Souki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Eighth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2016
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred H.B. No. 2013 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to provide funds for collective bargaining cost items for public employees in collective bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts for fiscal biennium 2015-2017.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Decreasing the general and special fund appropriations for collective bargaining cost items in the agreement negotiated with the exclusive bargaining representative of collective bargaining unit (8) to the following amounts:
(A) General funds: $4,127,248 in fiscal year 2015-2016 and $13,042,475 in fiscal year 2016-2017; and
(B) Special funds: $350,296 in fiscal year 2015-2016 and $1,187,196 in fiscal year 2016-2017;
(2) Decreasing the special fund appropriation amount for salary increases and other cost adjustments authorized by chapter 89C, Hawaii Revised Statutes, in fiscal year 2015-2016 to $15,476; and
(3) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Labor & Public Employment that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2013, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2013, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor & Public Employment,
MARK M. NAKASHIMA, Chair