HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

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 4, 2020

TIME:

9:10 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2399

Status

RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF STATE FUNDS.

Establishes the State Funds Investment Board to oversee the short-term investment of state moneys. Authorizes the State Funds Investment Board to employ investment officers and other employees. Prohibits board members and employees of the State Funds Investment Board from having a direct interest in the gains or profits of the board's investments. Requires the State Funds Investment Board to invest, through a private financial services firm, any State moneys that are in excess of the amounts necessary for meeting the immediate requirements of the State. Amends other provisions relating to the short-term investment of state moneys, including the types of financial instruments in which state moneys may be invested. Appropriates funds.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2604

Status

RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.

Provides state and county governments more flexibility and discretion to address substantial hardship situations that impact concession contracts.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2019

Status

RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.

Requires public contractors to post a post-performance bond to cover the State's costs of curing construction defects discovered within 10 years after the completion of the contract. Requires the contractor to fully pay for the bond prior to the completion of the contract.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2020

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Requires the state procurement office to establish a past performance database. Requires that the determination of certain contract awards through the procurement process consider a contractor's past performance. Appropriates funds.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2286

Status

RELATING TO EMERGENCY PROCUREMENT.

To revise Hawaii Revised Statutes 103D-307, Emergency Procurements to add equipment failures, repairs to public property to protect against further loss of, or damage to public property, to prevent or minimize serious disruption in continued functioning of government services. To replace chief procurement officer approval with an accounting report to the legislature within sixty days after the end of the fiscal year in which the procurement was made.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2682

Status

RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.

Establishes the agricultural technology transfer and workforce development program and provides for a coordinator position to provide support for secondary education agriculture and Future Farmers of American programs. Appropriates funds.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1894

Status

RELATING TO BEGINNING FARMER TRAINING.

Establishes a 5-year beginning farmer training program to be administered by the Department of Agriculture. Appropriates moneys.

 

LAB, AGR, FIN

HB 2753

Status

RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.

Establishes the state YouthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes DLIR to award grants to eligible non-profit or public entities to meet the matching funds requirement for federal YouthBuild grant awards. Appropriates funds.

 

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.

 

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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