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HIHB389EngrossRequires persons performing an independent medical exam or permanent impairment rating exam for a workers' compensation work injury examine the employee within an unspecified period of time upon receipt of notice. Requires that the employee be provid...
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2019-03-11
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB1059EngrossProhibits noncompete agreements for low wage workers whose earnings do not exceed the greater of the minimum wage required by applicable federal or state law or $15 per hour. (HB1059 HD1)
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2019-03-07
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB1358EngrossRequires the board to send actual, individual notice via registered mail to EUTF members that they may be eligible for reimbursement of cost-adjusted Medicare Part B premium payments. (HB1358 HD1)
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2019-03-07
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB1264EngrossAuthorizes forfeiture of certain ERS benefits, pursuant to court order, for state or county employees and designated beneficiaries who are convicted of an employment-related felony. (HB1264 HD1)
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2019-03-05
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB979EngrossAmends the definition of "dependent-beneficiary" under the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund to conform with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Brings references to marriages under the EUTF into conformance...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB96EngrossAuthorizes each county to establish a minimum wage that is a higher wage than the state minimum wage under Chapter 387, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (HB96 HD1)
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2019-03-05
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB625EngrossAbolishes the Department of Human Resources Development and transfers its functions to the Department of Budget and Finance. Replaces the Director of Human Resources Development with the same-tiered Director of Taxation as the new basis for salaries ...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB1275EngrossPursuant to a collective bargaining agreement negotiated for Bargaining Unit (5), provides annual salary step increases for public school teachers and educational officers who have completed a year's satisfactory service and comply with specified req...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB978EngrossClarifies the eligibility of employees' and retirees' children for participation in EUTF benefit plans by distinguishing the employee or retiree's children from later-born or adopted children of the surviving spouse. Aligns age-based benefits eligibi...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB977IntroRequires each state government branch to establish a shared leave program for state employees. Allows the chief executive of a county to establish a shared leave program for county employees. Precludes a state government branch from prohibiting leave...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1396IntroEstablishes within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism the China-Hawaii Economic Council to further economic relations between China and Hawaii. Appropriates funds.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1205IntroAmends the definition of "dependent-beneficiary" and references to marriages in relation to civil unions.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1523IntroRequires that workers registered with the department of health's medical cannabis program be reimbursed for the out of pocket cost of medical cannabis through the workers' compensation system in certain circumstances.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB576IntroPermits claimants for unemployment benefits to report in person or via electronic communication. Prohibits denial of unemployment insurance benefits if a claimant is out of the State with access to facilities and methods that are prevailing or custom...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1248IntroProvides an income tax credit for qualifying small businesses to offset the increase in the minimum hourly rate that employers must pay employees, and increases the minimum wage each year from 2020 through 2024.
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2019-01-31
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1127IntroRelating To The Festival Of Pacific Arts. Short form bill.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1049IntroEstablishes a Hawaii retirement savings program and the Hawaii retirement savings program administrative fund. Requires the department of budget and finance to annually report to the governor and legislature. Appropriates moneys.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1207IntroAuthorizes the Employees' Retirement System to recover overpaid benefit payments.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1487IntroDesignates the Hawaii children's discovery center as the State of Hawaii Children's Museum.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1088IntroProvides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for Unit (9) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit's exclusive representative for fiscal biennium 20...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1144IntroCreates a fiduciary duty on EUTF trustees. Prohibits transactions where the trustee has a conflict of interest. Establishes liabilities for breach of fiduciary duty.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1145IntroClarifies that the party seeking judicial review shall bear the cost of preparing a transcript, except as provided by law, in which case the Board shall bear the cost of preparing the transcript.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1531IntroExpands the permissible uses of the works of art special fund to include the repair and maintenance of the Iolani Palace coronation pavilion.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1528IntroClarifies that Hawaii's anti-discrimination law does not prohibit or prevent an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from refusing to hire or refer or from discharging an individual for reasons unrelated to unlawful discriminatory pract...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1476IntroPlaces school psychologists in bargaining unit (5).
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1411IntroRequires a physician or surgeon who performs a medical exam on an employee for workers' compensation purposes to be licensed in the State, possess medical malpractice insurance, and owe the same duty and standard of care to the injured employee as ow...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1085IntroProvides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for Unit (3) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit's exclusive representative for fiscal biennium 20...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1493IntroAppropriates funds to the commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts to plan for the thirteenth festival of pacific arts to be held in Honolulu from June 11 through 27, 2020.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1084IntroProvides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for Unit (2) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit's exclusive representative for fiscal biennium 20...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1086IntroProvides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for Unit (4) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit's exclusive representative for fiscal biennium 20...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1397IntroRequires the abolishment of any public service position that remains vacant for longer than 2 years.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1089IntroProvides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items and other public employment costs for Unit (13) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit's exclusive re...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1147IntroAllows, but does not mandate, employee organizations, as exclusive representatives of public employees, to refuse grievance representation to bargaining unit members who neither pay dues nor dues equivalents and who decline to pay reasonable costs of...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1477IntroIncreases the minimum wage rate to $11.10 per hour beginning 01/01/20, $12.10 per hour beginning 01/01/21, $13.10 per hour beginning 01/01/22, $14.10 per hour beginning 01/01/23, and $15.00 per hour beginning 01/01/24. Beginning 01/01/20, allows an e...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1065IntroCreates a pilot program to streamline the recruitment and hiring process for vacancies within state departments. Makes an appropriation.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1087IntroProvides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items and other public employment costs for Unit (8) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit's exclusive rep...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1090IntroProvides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items and other public employment costs for Unit (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit's exclusive re...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1379IntroClarifies that the prohibition against retaliation or discrimination by an employer against an employee for disclosing or inquiring about the wages of other employees does not authorize the disclosure of an employee's wages by anyone other than the e...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB384IntroProvides that the Director of Finance shall have one vote in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB766IntroDesignates pupu kuahiwi as the official state snail.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB744IntroEstablishes a living wage rate to be adjusted according to the consumer price index. Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, on January 1, 2026, and each subsequent year, to increase the minimum wage rate by ten per cent or pursuan...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB487IntroRequires public employers to reimburse employee organizations for costs germane to the collective bargaining process, contract administration, and pursing matters affecting wages, hours, and other conditions of employment for public employees. Specif...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB476IntroIncreases the minimum wage annually starting January 1, 2020. Beginning September 30, 2024, and thereafter, requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to calculate an adjusted minimum wage rate to the nearest five cents using the Honol...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB496IntroAuthorizes a court to order the forfeiture of Employees' Retirement System benefits of an ERS member, former member, or retirant upon conviction of the individual for a felony related to the State or county employment of the individual. Authorizes de...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB857IntroIncludes tips or gratuities paid directly to an individual by a customer of the employer and reported or declared to the employer under the definition of income used to calculate payments of child or spousal support.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB962IntroRequires that each fiscal year all departments, agencies, and other instrumentalities of the State identify positions that have been vacant for five or more years and eliminate those positions from their budget request for the next fiscal year.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1028IntroRequires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a feasibility study to determine the feasibility of establishing a Hawaii retirement savings program. Subject to a positive finding in the feasibility study, establishes the Hawaii retirement savin...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB784IntroRequires employers to provide a minimum amount of paid sick leave to employees to be used to care for themselves or a family member who is ill or needs medical care.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB648IntroRequires employers to provide employees with written notice of the employee's shift schedule at least ten calendar days before the employee is scheduled to work, under certain conditions.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB848IntroSpecifies that 0.5 per cent, rather than one per cent, of state fund appropriations for capital improvements shall be transferred into the works of art special fund. Limits the 0.5 per cent amount to appropriations designated for the construction of ...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
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