HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

SB 1192, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1481)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (2) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1193, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1482)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (3) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1194, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1483)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (4) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1196, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1485)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (6) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1198, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1487)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1199, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1488)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1202, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1491)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (13) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1203, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1492)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (14) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 785, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1295)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Requires the scope of collective bargaining negotiations to include benefits related to the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund. Repeals the prohibition of using arbitration to resolve impasses or disputes relating to EUTF State and county contributions.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1204, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1500)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND DEFINITIONS.

Amends the definitions of "dependent-beneficiary" and "employee-beneficiary" as used in the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund, chapter 87A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Clarifies the eligibilities of surviving children to receive benefits. Updates references related to marriage to account for civil unions in interpreting who is a "dependent-beneficiary" and "employee-beneficiary".

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1498, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1549)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD.

Requires the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to determine qualifications for grievance arbitrators. Requires the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to resolve the disputes over the qualifications and criteria for potential arbitrators selected under certain circumstances to resolve collective bargaining impasses.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1475, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1494)

Status

RELATING TO WAGES.

Determines the procedures for when the foreperson classification shall be recognized in Hawaii's Davis-Bacon Act and the requirements in the collective bargaining agreement be followed when the basic hourly rate is established by a collective bargaining agreement.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 1213, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1495)

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT FILING FEE.

Requires a party initiating a bid challenge to pay the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs a non-refundable filing fee for contracts with an estimated value of $500,000 or more.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 812, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1693)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.

Establishes the operating budget for certain programs of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Clarifies calculation of Cable Operators' annual fee. Establishes or amends certain special fund ceilings and provides for suspension or refund of fees if the ceiling is exceeded.

 

IAC, FIN

SB 823, SD1, HD2

(HSCR1662)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS.

Requires insurers to clearly give consumers notice of the choice of whether to use an aftermarket part, if available, or an original equipment manufacturer part for motor vehicle body repair work.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

SB 817, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1510)

Status

RELATING TO SELF-SERVICE STORAGE.

Authorizes the sale of stored property insurance by self-service storage facility owners under certain conditions. Requires self-service storage facility owners to hold a limited lines license in order to sell, solicit, or offer coverage under a stored property insurance policy.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

SB 385, SD1, HD2

(HSCR1595)

Status

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.

Repeals defaults on student loans, student loan repayment contracts, and scholarship contracts as grounds for denying professional and vocational licenses and sanctioning professional and vocational licensees.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

SB 1091, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1631)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

Makes an emergency appropriation to the Department of Transportation to mitigate landslide damages and install rockfall protection structures on the Pali Highway and Honoapiilani Highway.

 

 

TRN, FIN

SB 1378, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1586)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Clarifies that owners of chassis used for transporting shipping containers are exempt from the requirement to keep a certificate of registration within the chassis. Authorizes these businesses to keep the original certificate of registration, motor vehicle identification card, certificate of insurance, and certificate of inspection at their principal place of business within the State and specifies that it is not a requirement to keep the original or copy of these documents on the chassis.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

SB 411, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1445)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Exempts marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between marine terminals at Hilo Harbor, Kawaihae Harbor, Kahului Harbor, and Nawiliwili Harbor from inspection, registration, and licensing requirements.

 

TRN, FIN

SB 409, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1446)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.

Establishes an annual vehicle registration surcharge fee for electric vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles to be deposited into the State Highway Fund.

 

TRN, FIN

SB 162, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1599)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Amends the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax. Repeals the additional surcharge tax for lessees who do not possess a valid Hawaii driver's license. Deposits the surcharge tax revenues into the state highway fund, for statewide use, and the county subaccounts in the state highway fund for highway road capacity projects in the county that generated the surcharge tax.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

SB 1297, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1572)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Requires an application for motor vehicle registration to include additional identifying information. Requires the counties to fine the legal or registered owner of an abandoned or derelict vehicle. Requires the legal or registered owner to have up-to-date motor vehicle registration and motor vehicle insurance prior to repossession of the abandoned vehicle.

 

TRN, JUD, 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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6201 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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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 586-6200 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. Sylvia Luke

Chair