HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Chair

Rep. Daniel Holt, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 8, 2018

TIME:

10:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 71

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Prohibits a sitting governor or mayor from maintaining outside employment or receiving emoluments.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1853

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE ETHICS CODE.

Clarifies State Ethics Code provisions on gifts disclosure statements, retention of financial disclosure statements, investigations, and training.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 2192

Status

RELATING TO FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS.

Requires certain information on the financial disclosure statements deemed to be public records for non-paid volunteer members of state boards to be redacted.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 2193

Status

RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEES.

Adds a definition of "intern" to the State Ethics Code and includes interns among state employees to whom the code applies.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 2420

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Establishes restrictions on the participation in political activities of certain state employees and officers.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 1929

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD.

Requires the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to adopt emergency rules if the Board finds that Hawaii's collective bargaining in public employment law, or the application thereof, is inconsistent with any federal or state law and the adoption of an emergency rule is urgently needed.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1930

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.

Amends collective bargaining law to ensure that exclusive bargaining representatives retain the resources necessary to adequately represent public employees and remove economic incentive to free ride.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1932

Status

RELATING TO EMERGENCY RULES BY AGENCIES.

Authorizes agencies to adopt specified emergency rules to lessen disruptions to prior practices caused from changes to federal law, Hawaii legislation, or court decisions.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2052

Status

RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH.

Requires the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to deliver its decisions and orders by hand, USPS mail with delivery confirmation, or electronically.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2053

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Requires the Labor Relations Board to deliver its orders and decisions by hand, USPS mail using a delivery confirmation, or electronically. Extends the time to hold a hearing on a complaint from 40 to 90 days. Repeals the requirement for the State to pay for witness fees and to conduct an audit. Establishes a collective bargaining dispute resolution special fund.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1787

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Allows a representative of each county council to be present as a nonvoting participant in negotiations with bargaining units if the relevant county has employees in the particular bargaining unit. Requires mayors to report collective bargaining unit negotiations to their respective county councils.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2044

Status

RELATING TO KEKAHA KAI STATE PARK.

Appropriates funds for the employment of lifeguards and for life-saving equipment at Kua Bay.

 

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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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair