Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB 857 – BARREL TAX

RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
Report Title: Sustainability; Barrel Tax; Hawaii Natural Energy Institute ($)
Description: Reallocates the Barrel Tax. Repeals the sunset date of the Barrel Tax and provides appropriations for the anticipated additional revenues. Extends the sunset date for the Energy Systems Development Special Fund until 2018. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB857 HD2)

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Reps. Fale and Ward Address HB634 – Job Requirements

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
Report Title: Employment; Worker Retention
Description: Establishes job security requirements upon the divestiture of a covered establishment if the covered establishment employs 100 or more persons. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB634 HD1)

3/5/2013 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with Representative(s) Cheape, Fukumoto, Johanson, Thielen voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fale, Kobayashi, McDermott, Ward voting no (4) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Reps. Fale, Fukumoto and Ward Address HB634 – RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
Report Title: Employment; Worker Retention
Description: Establishes job security requirements upon the divestiture of a covered establishment if the covered establishment employs 100 or more persons. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB634 HD1)

3/5/2013 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with Representative(s) Cheape, Fukumoto, Johanson, Thielen voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fale, Kobayashi, McDermott, Ward voting no (4) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Richard Fale HB1028 – RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
Report Title: Employment Security; Weekly Benefit Amounts; Contribution Rate Schedules; Minimum Wages; Increases
Description: Extends the calculation of the maximum weekly unemployment benefit amount at seventy-five percent of the average weekly wage to December 31, 2013. Retains, for calendar year 2013, the employer contribution rate for unemployment benefits at schedule F and extends the 2013 first quarter deadline for payment of employer contributions to May 31, 2013. Increases the hourly minimum wage to $7.75 on January 1, 2014, $8.25 on January 1, 2015, $8.75 on January 1, 2016, and $9.00 on January 1, 2017. Applies retroactively to January 1, 2013. (HB1028 HD2)

3/5/2013 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Cheape, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Johanson, Kobayashi, Rhoads, Thielen, Tokioka, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Evans, Fale, Har, McDermott voting no (4) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Reps. Cheape, Fale and Ward Address HB 535 – HOMELESS PROGRAMS

RELATING TO HOMELESS PROGRAMS.
Report Title: Homelessness; Temporary Nighttime Parking Lots
Description: Authorizes the designation of temporary nighttime parking lots in each county to provide safe overnight parking for homeless individuals who live and sleep in their motor vehicles and who would otherwise park overnight on public or private roads or property. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB535 HD2)

3/5/2013 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Fale, Jordan, Kawakami, Morikawa, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Cheape, Cullen, Fukumoto, Johanson, Tokioka, Wooley, Yamane voting no (8) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Gene Ward Addresses HB1314 – RELATING TO LIQUOR

RELATING TO LIQUOR.
Report Title: Intoxicating Liquor; Distillery Pub; Licenses
Description: Establishes a new class liquor license for distillery pubs. Requires beer whose labels convey the impression that the beer was produced in the State to indicate otherwise if the beer was not produced in the State. Effective July 1, 2112. (HB1314 HD1)

3/5/2013 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fale, Ward voting no (2) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB1131- RELATING TO SCHOOL ENTRANCE

Measure Title: RELATING TO SCHOOL ENTRANCE.
Report Title: School Entrance; Dental Examination
Description: Requires a child to have a dental examination prior to entering any elementary, middle or intermediate, or high school for the first time in the State, beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB1131 HD2)

3/5/2013 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Cheape, Evans, Fukumoto, Ichiyama, Kawakami, Morikawa, Takayama, Tokioka, Tsuji, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla, Carroll, Coffman, Fale, Hanohano, Har, Hashem, Jordan, Oshiro, Say voting no (10) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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