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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

TIME:

10:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 714, SD2

(SSCR885)

Status

RELATING TO JOB TRAINING.

Establishes a pilot program where candidates for promotion to supervisor or professional positions can shadow supervisors and professionals and receive supervisory and leadership training. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 429, SD2

(SSCR824)

Status

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

Adopts uniform laws on protecting the online accounts of employees, applicants, students, and prospective students from employers and educational institutions, respectively. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

LAB, JUD

SB 658, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1147)

Status

RELATING TO AN AIRPORT CORPORATION.

Authorizes the establishment of the Hawaii Airport Corporation within the Department of Transportation for administrative purposes on July 1, 2018. Sets out appointment of members to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Hawaii Airport Corporation. Transfers the aeronautics functions of the Department of Transportation to the Hawaii Airport Authority. (SB658 HD1)

 

TRN, LAB, FIN

SB 249, SD2

(SSCR872)

Status

RELATING TO RETIREMENT.

Reduces the percentage of average final compensation used to calculate the retirement allowance for a member who first earned credited service as a judge after June 30, 2017, to two per cent. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 948, HD1

(HSCR1111)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENTAL RETENTION OF ATTORNEYS.

Revises the Division of Financial Institution's exemption from the general prohibition against departmental employment or retention of attorneys by removing the reference to mortgage loan recovery fund actions. (SB948 HD1)

 

IAC, LAB, FIN

SB 1068, SD1

(SSCR711)

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Exempts from disqualification or rejection a bid that includes a listed subcontractor whose license is not valid at the time of the bid due to a lapse in continuous insurance and bond coverages if the subcontractor meets certain conditions. Requires procurement officers to report any unlicensed activity at the time of the bid to the contractors license board. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1105, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1122)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

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. Expands the types of rental housing projects that can be exempt from general excise taxes. (SB1105 HD1)

 

HSG, LAB, FIN

SB 1298, SD1

(SSCR894)

Status

RELATING TO RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTED OFFICERS.

Provides an exemption to the one-year residency requirement for appointment to a county chief of police position. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

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

     If the Capitol site is down please email testimonies to LABtestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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: 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.

 

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 586-85378 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