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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

TIME:

10:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HB 2023

 

HB 2097, HD1

(HSCR263-18)

Status

RELATING TO LIFEGUARDS.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to hire lifeguards to monitor state and county beach parks. (HB2097 HD1)

 

WAL, LAB, FIN

HB 2305, HD1

(HSCR239-18)

Status

RELATING TO COFFEE BERRY BORER.

Extends through June 30, 2022, the exemption from chapter 76, Hawaii Revised Statutes, of the pesticide subsidy program manager position in order to provide assistance to local coffee farmers for pesticide costs incurred through the final year of the program. (HB2305 HD1)

 

AGR, LAB, FIN

HB 1999, HD1

(HSCR273-18)

Status

RELATING TO TRAINING.

Requires certain government decision-makers at the state and county levels to attend a training course on native Hawaiian and Hawaiian rights. (HB1999 HD1)

 

OMH, LAB, FIN

HB 2368

Status

RELATING TO SERVICES PERFORMED BY CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES.

Authorizes establishment of permanent civil service positions for the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to provide services historically and customarily performed by civil service employees in connection with refuse collection.

 

LAB, FIN

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 13, 2018. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

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

 

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