STAND. COM. REP. NO.  983-18


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2018


RE:   H.B. No. 1875

      H.D. 2





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1875, H.D. 2, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to require the Contractors License Board to adopt rules to define the term "incidental and supplemental to the performance of work" for the purpose of permitting specialty contractors to accept contracts that include some portion of work outside the scope of specialty licensure.  This measure requires that the definition refer to no more than an unspecified percentage of all work in the subcraft contract.


     The Ironworkers Stabilization Fund supported this measure.  The Contractors License Board, Hawaii Laborers Union, Local 368, General Contractors Association of Hawaii, Hawaii Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust, Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc., Alan Shintani, Inc., Nordic PCL Construction, Inc., LYZ, Inc., Building Industry Association of Hawaii, Healy Tibbitts Builders, Inc., and Pacific Resource Partnership opposed this measure.  The Subcontractors Association of Hawaii provided comments.


     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1875, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.


Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,