Legislative Alert – Funding DLIR Worker’s Compensation Division (SB2215) Scheduled for Senate Committee Hearing : Friday, January 29, 2016

stacy2-160A-80Legislation introduced by Senator Shimabukuro has been scheduled for a hearing before the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor.

Friday, January 29, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
Hawaii State Capitol, Conference Room 016
415 South Beretania Street

SB2215 appropriates funds for the hiring of six hearing officer positions and support staff within the department of labor industrial relations’ disability compensation division and to provide the officers and staff with legal and medical training.

To read the bill go to: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2016/bills/SB2215_.htm

For more information on SB2215, including bill text and to submit testimony, click here for bill status.

The deadline to submit testimony is Thursday, January 28, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.

Although late testimony may be submitted on the day of the hearing, any testimony submitted less than 24 hours prior should also be printed and sent to the JDL chair as a hard copy.

See update: Workers Compensation & Foreclosure Bills Scheduled for Hearing 1/29/16 & 2/1/16

To read the bill go to: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2016/bills/SB2315_.HTM

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