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:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

TIME:

9:15 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2548

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Clarifies requirements for public works projects for a bidder who is a party to an apprenticeship agreement.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2467

Status

RELATING TO LABOR.

Requires state projects to be designed and constructed using an alternative code that is most cost effective to a project, subject to certain conditions, including health and safety.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2023

Status

RELATING TO THE ASSAULT OF A UTILITY WORKER.

Establishes a class C felony for an assault against a utility worker that causes serious or substantial bodily injury or an assault against a utility worker with a dangerous instrument that causes bodily injury.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 2178

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Removes $10,000 maximum limit on a cash or protest bond that must be posted for a procurement award protest.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2055

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Appropriates funds to the State Procurement Office for 2 full-time construction procurement specialists.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1963

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Directs the procurement policy board to adopt rules for joint offers and joint awards.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1849

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires police departments to disclose to the legislature the identity of an officer upon the officer's 2nd suspension in a 5‑year period or discharge. Requires disclosure under the Uniform Information Practices Act after a police officer's 2nd suspension in a 5-year period.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 1877

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.

Raises the threshold under the contractor licensing law's handyman exemption from $1,000 to $5,000.

 

LAB, CPC

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair