STAND. COM. REP. NO. 990
RE: H.B. No. 845
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 845, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EMPLOYEE TRAINING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Establishing a Public Employees Training Program, governed by a board and funded by allocations of either:
(A) A percentage of each employee's gross salary; or
(B) An amount negotiated pursuant to collective bargaining; and
(2) Requiring all new employees to be provided with a general orientation on their benefits and rights within 20 calendar days of being hired.
One individual testified in support of this measure. The Department of Budget and Finance, Department of Human Resources Development, City and County of Honolulu Department of Human Resources, Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO, and United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 845, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair