STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1149

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   S.B. No. 1009

      S.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred S.B. No. 1009, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO SERVICE CHARGES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to require that hotels notify customers that porterage service charges are being used for other purposes unless they are distributed in full to employees as tip income.

 

UNITE HERE Local 5; ILWU Local 142; and several concerned individuals submitted testimony in support of this measure.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Labor & Public Employment that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1009, S.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor & Public Employment,

 

 

 

 

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MARK M. NAKASHIMA, Chair