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, March 13, 2018

TIME:

10:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2494, SD2

(SSCR2679)

Status

RELATING TO ELEVATOR MECHANICS.

Updates requirements for apprenticeship and licensure of elevator mechanics, including examination, license renewal, continuing education, scope of work, exemptions, remote interaction, and qualifications for licensure. Clarifies powers and duties of the elevator mechanics licensing board and requirements for temporary permits. Effective 7/1/2020: license renewal, continuing education, and qualifications for licensure. (SD2)

 

LAB, CPC, FIN

SB 2585, SD2

(SSCR2725)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Establishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LAB, HED, FIN

SB 2297

(SSCR2575)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS.

Extends the sunset date of Act 65, SLH 2013, which provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals in situations when an electric utility must retain qualified individuals to work with high voltage (six hundred volts or higher) who are not licensed in the State but are otherwise deemed qualified by the electric utility.

 

LAB, IAC, CPC

SB 2228, SD1

(SSCR2923)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Authorizes a court to decree the forfeiture of all or any portion of the Employees' Retirement System benefits to which a member, former member, or retirant of state or county employment would otherwise have been entitled if the member, former member, or retirant is convicted of a felony that the court finds to be related to the employment of the member, former member, or retirant. Requires the employees' retirement system to comply with the court. Takes effect 1/1/2065. (SD1)

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

SB 2427, SD2

(SSCR2750)

Status

RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Creates a temporary law enforcement working group to make recommendations to the legislature on establishing professional recruitment, hiring, and training standards for all state and county law enforcement officers who carry firearms and badges and who have arrest authority. Prohibits a law enforcement officer who has been terminated for misconduct by a state or county department, agency, or office in the capacity of law enforcement from being hired by another state or county law enforcement department, agency, or office. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD2)

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

SB 2563, SD1

(SSCR2689)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates funds to the department of labor and industrial relations for the K-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LAB, EDN, 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