HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

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. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, January 29, 2016

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 685

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.

Requires all entities and individuals that employ employees on a non-temporary basis to provide notice to employees at least thirty days in advance of any planned layoff. Subjects violators to civil penalties.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 1713

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Exempts extracurricular service of employees from the state ethics code if certain conditions are met. Defines detached remuneration and extracurricular service.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 1739

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.

Prohibits employers from requiring, requesting, or coercing employees or potential employees to provide access to their personal accounts.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 129

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.

Allows the contractors license board to accept in lieu of a specific experience requirement for licensure, equivalent knowledge, training, or experience, including self-employed or unlicensed experience, if the board investigates and makes a detailed written finding available for public inspection.

 

LAB, CPC, JUD

HB 130

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Prohibits a general engineering and general building contractor from doing any work that requires it to act as a specialty contractor in an area the general contractor is not licensed to operate.

 

LAB, CPC, JUD

HB 953

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

HB 1269

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Allows an employer to seek a temporary restraining order and injunction against further harassment of an employee or invitee who may be harassed in connection with a worksite.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 1752

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SERVICES.

Appropriates general revenue for one full-time equivalent position as grant administrative support personnel in the office of community services for fiscal year 2016-2017.

 

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.

 

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PAPER: 20 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

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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