HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Patrick Pihana Branco

Rep. Amy A. Perruso

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Jackson D. Sayama

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Adrian K. Tam

Rep. Greggor Ilagan

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Lisa Marten

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 31, 2022

TIME:

1:30 p.m.

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State Capitol

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A G E N D A #1

 

SB 2707, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1393-22)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Requires the employer to initiate negotiations on repricing of classes within a bargaining unit within thirty days of the employer's receipt of the exclusive representative's written request to negotiate. Establishes that the employer's failure to initiate the negotiation within such time frame or the parties' failure to reach an agreement within ninety days of the exclusive representative's written request to negotiate or by January 31 of a year in which the collective bargaining agreement is due to expire, whichever is earlier, constitutes an impasse to which the impasse procedures in section 89-11, Hawaii Revised Statutes, shall apply. Effective 12/25/2040. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2782, SD1

(HSCR1175-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (1) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. (SD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2783, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1176-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (2) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2784, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1177-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (3) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2785, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1178-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (4) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2786, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1179-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (5) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2787, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1180-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (6) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2788, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1181-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (7) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2789, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1182-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2790, SD1

(HSCR1183-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (9) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. (SD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2791, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1184-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (10) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2792, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1185-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (11) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2794, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1186-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (13) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2795, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1187-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2796, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1188-22)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (15) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 3072, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1394-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND INVESTMENTS.

Exempts the Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund from being required to disclose certain types of alternative investment fund information under the Uniform Information Practices Act. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 3289, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1433-22)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII RETIREMENT SAVINGS.

Establishes the Hawaii retirement savings program, administered by the Hawaii retirement savings board, in consultation with the department of labor and industrial relations and department of budget and finance, to provide a state-facilitated payroll-deduction individual retirement savings plan to private sector employees who do not have access to employer-sponsored retirement savings plans beginning on an implementation date to be determined by the board. Requires an implementation and evaluation study, followed by an implementation strategy and timetable, prior to implementation of the program. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

SB 2644, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1428-22)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS.

Extends until 6/30/2028 Act 65, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, as amended by Act 60, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, which provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals in situations when an electric utility must retain qualified individuals to work with high voltage (six hundred volts or higher) who are not licensed in the State but are otherwise deemed qualified by the electric utility, provided that the public utility certifies to the board of electricians and plumbers that, after a hiring call, no electrician sufficiently qualified and licensed in the State to perform high voltage electrical work applied to timely perform or complete the necessary job or task before the public utility recruited outside the State. Makes permanent the requirement for the board of electricians and plumbers to submit to the legislature annual reports relating to high voltage electrical work. Effective 7/1/2030. (HD2)

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

SB 3126, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1429-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE BOILER AND ELEVATOR SAFETY LAW.

Requires the director of labor and industrial relations to appoint a chief boiler and pressure vessel inspector. Allows the director to authorize qualified boiler inspectors who are in the exclusive employment of an owner-user inspection organization to perform safety inspections of pressure retaining items. Extends the time by which the director is required to reimburse the general fund for the initial appropriation made to the boiler and elevator revolving fund from ten to thirteen years from the date that the fund was established. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

SB 2764, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1346-22)

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS.

Expands exclusions from the definition of "development" as it applies to special management areas to reduce the need for special management area permits for certain activities. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)

 

WAL, JHA, FIN

SB 2766, SD1

(HSCR1169-22)

Status

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Requires the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development to perform a study to refine rural district policies and make recommendations to facilitate the reclassification of lands from the agricultural district to the rural district. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 2056, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1382-22)

Status

RELATING TO SOIL CLASSIFICATIONS.

Requires the office of planning and sustainable development, in cooperation with the department of agriculture and land use commission, to conduct a study of the suitability of soil classification systems for the regulation of agricultural lands. Requires a report to the legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

WAL, AGR, FIN

SB 3027, SD2

(HSCR1167-22)

Status

RELATING TO BEACHES.

Includes in the State's policies for the physical environment under the Hawaii State Planning Act, the development of a statewide beach assessment study and a beach and shoreline restoration and conservation plan. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 573, SD1

(HSCR1287-22)

Status

RELATING TO WILDLIFE.

Requires all habitat conservation plans to include an agreement for plan participants to enter into and maintain an annual service contract with a stand-by and response facility available to provide emergency medical and rehabilitation services to native wildlife affected by activities undertaken within the plan area. Takes effect 7/30/2050. (SD1)

 

WAL, JHA, FIN

SB 204, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1289-22)

Status

RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.

Authorizes the department of land and natural resources to use in-lieu fee mitigation to restore, create, enhance, preserve, or any combination thereof, aquatic habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

WAL, JHA, FIN

SB 3320, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1302-22)

Status

RELATING TO FERAL PIG CONTROL PERMITS.

Explicitly includes feral pigs within the department of land and natural resources' permit system for the taking of wild birds, game birds, and game mammals. Clarifies that the department of land and natural resources may provide by rule that no permit or report shall be required to destroy or control game mammals, including feral pigs, during daytime hours on privately owned land when the action is otherwise in compliance with departmental rules. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

WAL/AGR, FIN

SB 2398, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1173-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Creates the Pulehunui community development district to allow for planning, development, and maintenance of public lands in Pulehunui, Maui. Amends the Hawaii community development authority membership to include the director of business, economic development, and tourism, chairperson of the board of land and natural resources, and director of the office of planning and permitting of each county, or their respective designees, in which a community development district is located. Amends community representatives on each board from three to two at-large members. Establishes membership for quorum on matters related to the Pulehunui community development district. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 1411, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1340-22)

Status

RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.

Defines "pre-contact historic property". Clarifies that the historic preservation program includes providing consultation to counties and public and private agencies involved in historic preservation and the development, publication, and distribution of materials about protections for burials, historic sites, and archaeological resources. Amends the composition and duties of the Hawaii historic places review board. Increases civil and administrative fines for certain violations of historic and preservation requirements and makes violators liable for costs associated with mitigation or preservation measures. Effective 7/30/2075. (HD1)

 

WAL, JHA, FIN

SB 3298, SD1

(HSCR1044-22)

Status

RELATING TO SHOOTING FACILITIES.

Establishes a working group consisting of the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, the Director of Public Safety, and hunters and recreational shooters to determine potential locations and requirements for a shooting facility in the County of Hawaii. Appropriates funds to establish the shooting facility in the County of Hawaii. Requires the County of Hawaii to match funds appropriated on a dollar-for-dollar basis. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

WAL, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair