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:

Thursday, March 12, 2020

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2543, SD2

(SSCR2998)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.

Prohibits an employer from discriminating against a person in hiring, termination, or condition of employment based on the person's status as a medical cannabis cardholder, under certain conditions. Specifies that an employer may use a fit for duty test as a tool for medical cannabis users in potentially dangerous occupations. Exempts certain occupations. Effective 1/2/2050. (SD2)

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

SB 2490, SD2

(SSCR3044)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII RETIREMENT SAVINGS PROGRAM.

Establishes the Hawaii Retirement Savings Program task force, tasked with evaluating a retirement savings plan for non-government employees and reports findings and recommendations to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Task force dissolves on 3/15/2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LAB, HSH, FIN

SB 2307, SD2

(SSCR3182)

Status

RELATING TO STATE PROCUREMENT OF WIFI AND INTERNET SERVICES.

Requires that all state and state funded facilities have internet computer and wireless access filters to restrict access to pornography sites. Exempts state-owned housing and dormitories. (SD2)

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

SB 2313, SD2

(SSCR3154)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.

Prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or sexual assault. (SD2)

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

SB 2576, SD2

(SSCR3005)

Status

RELATING TO REIMBURSEMENTS FOR STATE CONTRIBUTIONS.

Specifies exemptions for the University of Hawaii from sections 87A-39 and 88-125, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to enhance transparency and accountability regarding fringe benefit reimbursement exemptions under the cost-sharing agreement between the University of Hawaii and Department of Budget and Finance. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LAB, LHE, FIN

SB 2010, SD1

(SSCR2977)

Status

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

Establishes The Uniform Employee and Student Online Privacy Protection Act that adopts uniform laws on protecting the online accounts of employees, prospective employees, unpaid interns, applicants, students, and prospective students from employers and educational institutions. (SD1)

 

LAB, LHE, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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