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Labor & Public Employment Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives

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The Labor & Public Employment Committee is a standing committee of the Hawaii House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Hawaii House of Representatives are assigned by party caucuses. Members of the majority caucus designate the chair, vice-chair and majority party members of the committee, while members of the minority caucus designates the minority members of the committee.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The Speaker and Vice Speaker serve as an ex officio member of each committee without the power to vote.[4]

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This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Committee on Labor & Public Employment, whose scope shall be those programs relating to employment, government operations and efficiency, employee pay and benefits, employee recruitment, classification and training, career development, employee performance, employment conditions, standards of conduct for employers and employees, collective bargaining in public employment, the civil service ystem, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, temporary disability insurance, prepaid health care, and programs relating to employment, employment opportunities, and labor-management relations in the private sector.[5]



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Labor & Public Employment Members, 2013
Democratic members (8)Republican members (1)
Mark Nakashima, ChairAaron Johanson
Mark Hashem, Vice Chair
Henry Aquino
Linda Ichiyama
Kaniela Ing
Roy Takumi
Ryan Yamane
Kyle Yamashita


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session.

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