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:

9:45 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2341

Status

RELATING TO QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDERS.

Amends the effective date for the implementation of Hawaii Domestic Relations Orders by the Employees' Retirement System.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2336

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Allows payment of employer contributions to the Employees' Retirement System in advance of the fiscal year in which the contributions are required; provides for interest on and application of the advance payments.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2334

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND DEFINITION OF "DEPENDENT-BENEFICIARY".

Amends the definition of "dependent-beneficiary" as used in chapter 87A, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2709, HD1

(HSCR117-18)

Status

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.

Creates a Hawaii Innovation and Technology Research Corporation to grow Hawaii's innovation and technology industry to be placed under the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism for administrative purposes. Establishes a board of directors of the Corporation and the powers of the board. (HB2709 HD1)

 

EDB, LAB, FIN

HB 2006, HD1

(HSCR106-18)

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Directs the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, or the appropriate state entity, to initiate negotiations to keep the units of the Front Street Apartments on the island of Maui affordable or to acquire the Front Street Apartments property unless certain conditions are met. Appropriates funds. (HB2006 HD1)

 

HSG, LAB, FIN

HB 2724, HD1

(HSCR207-18)

Status

RELATING TO STATE ENERGY AGENCIES.

Establishes the Office of Clean Energy to assume the duties of the energy resources coordinator, presently the director of the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Transfers the functions of the State Energy Office to the Office of Clean Energy. Appropriates moneys. (HB2724 HD1)

 

EEP/EDB, LAB, FIN

HB 2362, HD1

(HSCR133-18)

Status

RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING OFFICERS.

Exempts Administrative Appeals Hearing Officers in the Department of Human Services from civil service requirements. (HB2362 HD1)

 

HHS, 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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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 586-9470 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