THE SENATE

KA AHA KENEKOA

 

THE THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2023

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND TECHNOLOGY

Senator Sharon Y. Moriwaki, Chair

Senator Chris Lee, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

TIME:

3:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 224 & Videoconference

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

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The Legislature is accepting written, videoconference, and in-person testimony at public hearings.

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A G E N D A

 

SB 1057

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT EARNINGS.

Requires job listings to include an hourly rate or salary range.

 

LBT, CPN

SB 801

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO QUALIFIED INTERNSHIPS TAX CREDIT.

Establishes a qualified internship income tax credit for employers of qualified interns for taxable years beginning after 12/31/2023.  Provides that qualified interns shall be paid not less than $12.00 per hour, for a period of at least one hundred fifty hours.  Restricts hours worked per week during the academic year and winter, spring, and summer holiday break periods.  Requires a report to the Legislature.  Appropriates funds.

 

LBT, WAM

SB 919

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Requires the independent medical examination and permanent impairment rating examination of an injured employee under the Workers' Compensation Law to be conducted by a qualified chiropractor or physician selected by the mutual agreement of the parties and paid for by the employer.  In absence of a mutual agreement, requires the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to appoint a duly qualified impartial chiropractor or physician to be paid by the employer.

 

LBT, JDC/WAM

SB 1141

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Transfers workers' compensation for Hawaii State Public Library system and its employees from the Department of Education to the Department of Human Resources Development.

 

LBT, WAM

SB 1085

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BIOMETRIC INFORMATION PRIVACY.

Establishes standards for the collection, storage, retention, and destruction of biometric identifiers and biometric information by private entities.

 

LBT, JDC

SB 1180

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PRIVACY.

Prohibits the sale of geolocation information and internet browser information without consent. 

 

LBT, CPN

SB 1478

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO OFFENSIVE CYBERSECURITY.

Establishes an offensive cybersecurity program within the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to analyze an evaluate cybersecurity threats and increase cybersecurity awareness and education.  Requires the program to conduct penetration testing of state agencies to identify vulnerabilities and assess the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System.  Establishes a goal for all state and county agencies to identify and address vulnerabilities having a benchmark score exceeding 3.9 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System by January 1, 2025.  Authorizes the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to enter into memorandums of understanding and mutual aid agreements with other governments within the United States.  Makes appropriations and authorizes the establishment of positions.

 

LBT, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Please note the following:

 

·         The number of oral testifiers and/or time allotted to each testifier may be limited by the Chair when necessary to adhere to the committee hearing schedule. We may not be able to accommodate everyone who requests to testify orally.

·         Testifiers for this hearing will be limited to 2 minutes each.

 

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For amended notices: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Sharon Moriwaki

Chair