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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 16, 2017

TIME:

10:00 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: HB 1371 for decision making only

 

HB 1179, HD1

(HSCR173)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Expands the types of rental housing projects that can be exempted from general excise taxes. Allows the terms of collective bargaining agreements and associated provisions to be deemed the prevailing wages and terms serving as the basis of compliance with chapter 104, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for the construction of certain rental housing projects. (HB1179 HD1)

 

HSG, LAB, FIN

HB 32

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Requires the investment yield rate assumption approved by the Board of Trustees of the ERS to be further approved by the legislature prior to its use in computing benefits.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 814

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM EMPLOYEE AND STUDENT ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT.

Adopts uniform laws on protecting the online accounts of employees and students from employers and educational institutions, respectively.

 

LAB, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 14, 2017. No public testimony will be accepted

 

HB 1371

Status

RELATING TO WORKPLACE VIOLENCE.

Establishes department of labor and industrial relations responsibilities for incidents of workplace violence as well as investigation procedures for incidents of workplace violence.

 

LAB, JUD

 

 

 

 

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: 4 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.

 

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 586-8538 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. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair