STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1020

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2023

 

RE: H.B. No. 168

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-Second State Legislature

Regular Session of 2023

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 168, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to impose penalties, including suspension, on the person and firm for violations of state law governing wages and hours of employees on public works projects.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Hawaii Operating Engineers Industry Stabilization Fund Political Action Committee, and Hawaii State AFL-CIO. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the General Contractors Association of Hawaii.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 168, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair