HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Chair

Rep. Daniel Holt, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

TIME:

11:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 290

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Clarifies the powers and duties of the state ethics commission; increases fines for ethics violations.  Restores protection for legislators when carrying out a legislative function.  Clarifies what is an expenditure for lobbyists and what is considered lobbying.  Amends requirements for filing statements of expenditures.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 852

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Increases fines for failures to timely file financial disclosure statements.  Allows the state ethics commission to use e‑mail or first-class mail to notify those individuals who fail to timely file their financial disclosure statements.  Directs the commission to publish the names of individuals who fail to file their financial disclosure statements by the statutory deadline.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 1534

Status

RELATING TO RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTED OFFICERS.

Removes the 1-year residency requirement for appointment to a State or county department head or deputy or assistant department head position.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 98

Status

RELATING TO THE CODE OF ETHICS.

Clarifies the fair treatment law by delineating limitations placed on persons who are task force members from those placed on legislators who are task force members.  Clarifies that legislators are not prohibited from making statements or taking action in the exercise of their legislative functions. 

 

LAB, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER:  2 copies (including an original) to Room 319 in the State Capitol;

FAX:       For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6189 (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.

 

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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair