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, March 15, 2022

TIME:

9:30 A.M.

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VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

SB 2644, SD2

(SSCR2903)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS.

Extends until 2033 Act 65, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, 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 Director of Labor and Industrial Relations and 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 regarding high voltage electrical contractors. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD2)

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

SB 3126, SD2

(SSCR3096)

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 of Labor and Industrial Relations 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 of Labor and Industrial Relations is required to reimburse the general fund for the initial appropriation made to the Boiler and Elevator Revolving Fund from 10 to 13 years from the date that the fund was established. (SD2)

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

SB 3128, SD2

(SSCR2896)

Status

RELATING TO THE ADEQUATE RESERVE FUND.

Amends the definition of Adequate Reserve Fund for calendar years 2023 through 2030 to exclude the Benefit Cost Rate from June 2020 through August 2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

SB 3142, SD1

(SSCR3185)

Status

RELATING TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.

Amends the title of chapter 386, part V, subpart C, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), to add reserve public safety law enforcement officers, and amends section 386-181, HRS, to include reserve public safety law enforcement officers to the list of volunteer occupations covered under the workers' compensation law. Allows reserve public safety law enforcement officers who are injured under the conditions specified in section 386-3, HRS, to receive workers' compensation. Adds reserve public safety law enforcement officers to the list of volunteers who are covered under the conditions for computing average weekly wages. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Chair