HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & TOURISM

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi, Chair

Rep. Jackson D. Sayama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 1066

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS.

Adds the University of Hawaii to the list of agencies that are authorized to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees, including student employees and contractors and their employees, whose positions or duties are related to public safety.

 

LAT, JHA, FIN

HB 125

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.

 

LAT, HET, CPC

HB 1253

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.

Prohibits an employer from: (1) requiring an employee to download a mobile application to the employee's personal communication device that enables the employee's location to be tracked or their personal information revealed; (2) terminating or otherwise discriminating against an employee for refusing to download a mobile application on their personal device; or (3) discharging or discriminating against an employee for filing a complaint concerning these unlawful practices.

 

LAT, CPC, JHA

HB 90, HD1

(HSCR28)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Transfers the state fire council, for administrative purposes, from DLIR to DCCA. Places the boiler and safety law under the jurisdiction of DCCA rather than DLIR and creates a boiler and elevator safety appeals board. Transfers administration of the human trafficking victim services fund from DLIR to the judiciary.

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Chair