HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Chair

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 34

Status

RELATING TO WAGES.

Requires that the foreman classification be recognized in Hawaii's Davis-Bacon Act and the requirements in the collective bargaining agreement followed when the basic hourly rate is established by a collective bargaining agreement.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 95

Status

RELATING TO WAGES.

Makes general contractors entering into or under contracts in Hawaii for work on buildings or structures liable for debt incurred by subcontractors for wages due to claimants for performance of labor in the contract between the general contractor and owner.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 158

Status

RELATING TO LABOR LAW COMPLIANCE FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS.

Requires that contractors for public works projects submit certified payrolls to demonstrate compliance with wage and hour requirements.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 81

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.

Prohibits the performance of incidental and supplemental work outside the scope of licensure by a specialty contractor on any project requiring the seal or stamp of a licensed structural engineer. Specifies that the performance of work in certain crafts or trades shall not be considered incidental and supplemental.

 

LAB, CPC, FIN

HB 156

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTORS LICENSE BOARD.

Clarifies the qualifications for membership for the Contractors License Board. Specifies that the Contractors License Board must prioritize the protection of the public above all other considerations when exercising its functions.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 6

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM EMPLOYEE AND STUDENT ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT.

Adopts uniform laws on protecting the online accounts of employees, unpaid interns, applicants, students, and prospective students from employers and educational institutions.

 

LAB, LHE, JUD

HB 179

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Provides to a taxpayer who hires an individual with a disability a nonrefundable tax credit for the 6-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer.

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

HB 180

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Provides to a taxpayer who hires an elderly individual a nonrefundable tax credit for the 6-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer.

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

HB 274

Status

RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE.

Requires agencies to maintain a website with a list of open contested cases and requires access to all documents filed. Requires that each agency establish a subscription-based email notification system that notifies interested parties of all filings made in a contested case proceeding.

 

LAB, 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.

 

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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 586-808-586-9470, 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