Rep. Fale addresses minimum wage amendment

RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
Report Title: Labor; Minimum Wage; Tip Credit
Description: Increases minimum wage rate to $7.75 per hour beginning on 1/1/15, $8.50 per hour beginning on 1/1/16, $9.25 per hour beginning on 1/1/17, and $10.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/18. Increases the tip credit to 50 cents per hour beginning on 1/1/15, and 75 cents per hour beginning on 1/1/16; provided that beginning 1/1/15, the combined amount the employee receives in wages and tips is at least $7 more than the applicable minimum wage. (SB2609 HD2)
Floor Amendment No. 7 offered by Rep. Fale.
4/8/2014 H Floor amendment failed following a voicel vote: Noes, 3 (Representative(s) Ing, Luke, Wooley). Excused, 0 (none).
4/8/2014 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Awana, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Har, Johanson, Kawakami, Matsumoto, Takumi, Tokioka, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Representative Richard Fale Honors The Polynesian Cultural Center

Representative Richard Fale honors The Polynesian Cultural Center on its golden anniversary and commends its 50 years of enchantment, entertainment, and education.

Here are the names of the honorees:

Alfred Grace
Boyd Mossman
Cy Bridges
Tausilinu`u David Hannemann
Kalolaine Mataele Soukop
Fane Harris

PCC honoreers # 3

Contact: repfale@capitol.hawaii.gov

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Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB 2370 Taxation; Distribution of Partial Payment

RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: Taxation; Distribution of Partial Payment
Description: Requires that partial payment of taxes be credited in equal amounts to interest, penalties, and principal. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB2370 HD1)

Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Rhoads voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Awana, Carroll, Choy, Cullen, Hanohano, Har, Hashem, Ichiyama, Ing, Ito, Jordan, Kawakami, McKelvey, Morikawa, Onishi, Oshiro, Say, Takayama, Takumi, Tokioka, Tsuji, Yamashita, Yamane voting no (24) and Representative(s) Wooley excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB 2170 – New Hotel Construction;

RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: New Hotel Construction; Income Tax Credit
Description: Provides an income tax credit for costs incurred in new hotel construction. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB2170 HD2)

3/4/2014 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Hanohano, Ing, Jordan, Lowen, Oshiro, Wooley voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Creagan excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.

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