HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

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 15, 2022

TIME:

9:30 A.M.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

HB 2440

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS.

Imposes penalty on both the person and firm upon finding of repeat violations of state law governing wages and hours of employees on public works.

 

LAT, JHA

HB 2408

Status

RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.

Beginning 7/1/2027, and each year thereafter, requires DLIR to annually adjust the minimum wage hourly rate and tip credit amount for the following January 1 based on a three-year average of the consumer price index of all urban consumers.

 

LAT, FIN

HB 2510

Status

RELATING TO INCOME.

Part II: Makes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Provides for carryforward of nonrefundable credits previously claimed. Part III: Increases and amends the refundable food/excise tax credit. Part IV: Increases minimum wage rate to $11.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/2023, $12.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/2024, $13.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/2025, $14.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/2026, $15.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/2027, $16.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/2028, $17.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/2029, and $18.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2030. Increases the tip credit over the same period. Part V: Amends the household and dependent care tax credit to apply to expenses paid for the care of a qualifying individual, regardless of age and specify that a qualified individual is, among other things, a recipient or eligible to be a recipient of Social Security disability insurance. Part VI: Appropriates funds for an outreach campaign to educate low-wage earners about their withholding options and to provide support when completing their withholding forms.

 

LAT, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Chair