STAND. COM. REP. NO.  473-16


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2016


RE:   S.B. No. 2289

      S.D. 1

      H.D. 1




Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred S.B. No. 2289, S.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to assist the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) in gathering information necessary for preparing accurate summaries of economic conditions in Hawaii.  Specifically this measure requires employers to keep a record of the former physical addresses and current physical address of the employer and the North American Industry Classification System code applicable to the employer and deletes insurance reporting requirements made obsolete by federal law.


     DLIR testified in support of this measure.  ALTRES, Inc. provided comments.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by specifying that every employer, including those using professional employer organizations or third-party administrators, must keep records of their former and current physical addresses and their North American Industry Classification System code.

     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. 2289, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2289, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.



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