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 22, 2022

TIME:

9:00 A.M.

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State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

SB 2075, SD1

(SSCR2853)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.

Requires the Hawaii Tourism Authority to include performance-based incentives in all of its professional services contracts. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2077, SD2

(SSCR2770)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.

Adds the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism as an ex officio voting member of the Hawaii Tourism Authority board of directors. Adds the Director of Transportation; Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources; Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture; and the Executive Director of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts as ex officio nonvoting members of the Hawaii Tourism Authority board of directors. Clarifies the authority and responsibility of the Hawaii Tourism Authority board of directors. Renames the tourism marketing plan to the tourism branding plan. Repeals the Hawaii Tourism Authority advisory group. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2298, SD2

(SSCR2993)

Status

RELATING TO WAGES.

Increases the penalty for employers who fail to pay the wages of their employees in accordance with the State's wage and hour law and payment of wages and other compensation law, to a class C felony. Adds a minimum penalty of $500 per violation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2457, SD1

(SSCR3038)

Status

RELATING TO IMMIGRANT RESOURCE CENTERS.

Appropriates moneys to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Office of Community Services to restore funding for immigrant resource centers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 2707, SD1

(SSCR2958)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Requires the employer to initiate negotiations on repricing of classes within a bargaining unit within thirty days of its receipt of the exclusive representative's written request to negotiate. Establishes that the employer's failure to initiate the negotiation within such time frame and the parties' failure to reach an agreement within ninety day 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, constitute an impasse to which the impasse procedures in section 89-11, Hawaii Revised Statutes, shall apply. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 3072, SD2

(SSCR3140)

Status

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

Exempts the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund from disclosing certain types of alternative investment fund information under the Uniform Information Practices Act (Modified), codified at Chapter 92F, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD2)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 3223, SD1

(SSCR3156)

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. (SD1)

 

LAT, JHA

SB 2819, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1159-22)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER COMPENSATION.

Provides automatic step increases in salaries for each year of satisfactory service completed by educational assistants, public school teachers, and principals and vice principals and increases the amount of time available to teachers for collaboration, preparation, and planning time. Appropriates funds for the automatic step increases and increasing of time for teachers to collaborate and plan. Makes an appropriation to fund an experimental modernization project pursuant to section 78-3.5, HRS, to make necessary discretionary salary adjustments for certain teachers. Repeals sections 302A-624(c) and 302A-627(a), HRS. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EDN, LAT, FIN

SB 2820, SD2

(HSCR1156-22)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER COMPENSATION.

Appropriates funds for various teacher differentials to help address various labor shortages. Effective 7/1/2050 (SD2)

 

EDN, LAT, FIN

SB 3209, SD2

(HSCR1155-22)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

Provides an appropriation for the Department of Education to provide 21 additional hours of professional development for each teacher per calendar year. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, LAT, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Chair