HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

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, February 19, 2020

TIME:

3:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HB 2285, HD1

(HSCR358-20)

Status

RELATING TO MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE STADIUM AUTHORITY.

Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the stadium authority for payroll, various repair and maintenance costs, contracts for services, and operating equipment. Effective on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2217, HD1

(HSCR454-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE STADIUM AUTHORITY.

Adds two members to the stadium authority to consist of one resident of the geographical areas broadly encompassing Aiea or Halawa area and one resident of the Foster Village, Crosspointe, or Alii Plantation area. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1698, HD1

(HSCR22-20)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Amends bargaining unit (14). Retains state law enforcement officers under bargaining unit (14). Creates a separate bargaining unit (15) for state and county ocean safety and water safety officers. Takes effect 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2302, HD1

(HSCR271-20)

Status

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Makes emergency appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining representative, for collective bargaining unit (2) and their excluded counterparts. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2303, HD1

(HSCR272-20)

Status

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Makes emergency appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining representative, for collective bargaining unit (3) and their excluded counterparts. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2304, HD1

(HSCR273-20)

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. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2305, HD1

(HSCR274-20)

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 (7) and their excluded counterparts. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2306, HD1

(HSCR275-20)

Status

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Makes emergency appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining representative, for collective bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2307, HD1

(HSCR276-20)

Status

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Makes emergency appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining representative, for collective bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2308, HD1

(HSCR277-20)

Status

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Makes emergency appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining representative, for collective bargaining unit (13) and their excluded counterparts. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2309, HD1

(HSCR278-20)

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. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2485, HD1

(HSCR575-20)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD RETIREMENT BENEFITS.

Requires the board of trustees of the employees' retirement system to conduct a study to determine and provide retirement benefits for Hawaii national guard members who are activated under state active duty orders, and submit findings and recommendations to the legislature prior to the regular session of 2022. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1998, HD1

(HSCR364-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Authorizes forfeiture of certain ERS benefits, pursuant to court order, for state or county employees and designated beneficiaries who are convicted of an employment-related felony. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2747, HD2

(HSCR588-20)

Status

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XVI, SECTION 2, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION, TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATURE TO REQUIRE THE FORFEITURE OR REDUCTION OF PENSION BENEFITS OF A MEMBER, FORMER MEMBER, OR RETIRANT OF THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS CONVICTED OF A FELONY RELATED TO THE MEMBER'S, FORMER MEMBER'S, OR RETIRANT'S EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to article XVI, section 2, of the state constitution to authorize the legislature to enact laws to require the forfeiture or reduction of benefits of any member, former member, or retirant of the employees' retirement system who is convicted of a felony related to the member's, former member's, or retirant's employment with the State or any political subdivision thereof.

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

HB 2678, HD1

(HSCR365-20)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.

Requires forfeiture of a state or county officer's or employee's compensation and fringe benefits upon a felony conviction. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1700, HD1

(HSCR452-20)

Status

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

Specifies that each EUTF trustee, in addition to the EUTF board, shall administer health and other benefit plans for the sole and exclusive benefit of EUTF beneficiaries. Repeals provisions requiring health and other benefit plans to be provided at an affordable cost to both public employers and public employees. Takes effect on January 1, 2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1960, HD1

(HSCR113-20)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION.

Establishes the public employees' compensation appeals board to hear appeals requesting the repricing of a class. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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    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. Sylvia Luke

Chair