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, February 12, 2019

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 889

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.

Establishes the Office of Public-Private Partnership and the position of State Office of Public-Private Partnership Coordinator. Adds public-private partnership project delivery methods and related conditions and requirements to the Hawaii Public Procurement Code. Requires an annual report. Appropriates funds.

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

HB 987

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

 

 

 

HB 1146

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Requires past performance be considered in future bid selection of contractors for sole source contracts and any competitive sealed bid or proposal contracts that exceed the small purchase threshold. Requires procurement officers to consider specific factors, including past performance, when making a determination of offeror responsibility.

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

HB 1293

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Requires a contractor to procure and use software to verify hours billed and automatically gather verification data for work performed under a contract with a governmental body in excess of $100,000.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1143

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER SALARIES.

Requires that classroom teachers, who accept long-term assignments at hard-to-staff schools, be paid the greater of: a salary that equals at least the national average salary of classroom teachers with similar experience in a similar position and forgo the annual differential paid to teachers employed at hard-to-staff locations; or the salary and benefits statutorily established under the teachers' salary schedule.

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

HB 1282

Status

RELATING TO STATE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION.

Requires all state building construction that uses concrete to use post-industrial carbon dioxide mineralized concrete unless use of these materials will increase costs or significantly delay construction.

 

LAB, 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 (including an original) to Room 324 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8469 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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