HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Kaniela Ing

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

TIME:

8:45 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1966

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.

PROPOSED HD1: Requires the State Auditor to review the current civil service exemption process and make recommendations to ensure the appropriate use of this process. Requires the State Auditor to work with state departments and agencies, including the Department of Human Resources Development, to update and modernize job position descriptions.

 

LAB

HB 2299, HD1

(HSCR232-14)

Status

RELATING TO COMPLIANCE WITH THE HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT.

Requires the Department of Health to establish permanent or temporary privacy officer and security officer positions in compliance with federal information privacy and security laws. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB2299 HD1)

 

HLT, LAB, FIN

HB 2597, HD1

(HSCR213-14)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHERS.

Authorizes under the Teacher National Board Certification Incentive Program an additional $5,000 per year bonus for teachers who maintain current national board certification and teach at a school in a focus, priority, or Superintendent's zone. (HB2597 HD1)

 

EDN, LAB, FIN

 

 

 

Decision Making:

 

 

The following measure(s) were heard on February 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

 

HB 2218

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

Conforms restrictions placed on the creation of civil service exempt positions and annual review requirements.

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 406 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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: 12 copies (including an original) to Room 422 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6331 (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 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. 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 586-6682 or email your request for an interpreter to [email protected] 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. Mark M. Nakashima

Chair