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HCR59 HD1 SD1     
Measure Title: URGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO COORDINATE WITH THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY, CORPORATION FOR TRAVEL PROMOTION, AND HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO AMEND THE H-1B VISA LAW TO ALLOW FOR EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH CULTURAL AND LANGUAGE SKILLS THAT WILL HELP CREATE A MORE WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL VISITORS.
Report Title: Hospitality Industry; Chinese Visitors; Hawaii Tourism Authority
Description:
Companion:  HR29
Package: None
Current Referral: TSI, WAM
Introducer(s): SAY, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ITO, JOHANSON, OSHIRO, TSUJI, YAMASHITA

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3/4/2015HTo be offered.
3/5/2015HOffered
3/5/2015HReferred to TOU/VMI, FIN, referral sheet 28
3/6/2015HResolution scheduled to be heard by TOU/VMI on Wednesday, 03-11-15 10:30AM in conference room 312.
3/10/2015HMeeting Scheduled on Wednesday, 03-11-15 10:30AM in conference room 312 has been canceled.
3/10/2015HResolution scheduled to be heard by TOU/VMI on Friday, 03-13-15 9:35AM in conference room 312.
3/13/2015HThe committees on TOU recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Brower, Ohno, Cachola, Choy, DeCoite, Kawakami, Kong, Onishi, Tokioka, Tsuji, Woodson; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Ito, Matsumoto, Ward.
3/13/2015HThe committees on VMI recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Tokioka, Brower, Cachola, Choy, DeCoite, Kawakami, Kong, Ohno, Onishi, Tsuji, Woodson; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Ito, Matsumoto, Ward.
3/18/2015HReported from TOU/VMI (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 919) as amended in HD 1, recommending referral to FIN.
3/18/2015HReport adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
4/2/2015HScheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 04-07-15 2:15PM in conference room 308.
4/7/2015HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Nishimoto, Cachola, Cullen, DeCoite, Johanson, Jordan, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Onishi, Tokioka, Yamashita, Pouha, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
4/9/2015HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1473), recommending adoption.
4/9/2015HAdopted with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Tokioka excused (1).
4/9/2015HTransmitted to Senate.
4/9/2015SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 380).
4/14/2015SReferred to TSI, WAM.
4/16/2015SThe committee(s) on TSI has scheduled a public hearing on 04-20-15 10:30AM in conference room 312.
4/20/2015SThe committee(s) on TSI recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TSI were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kahele, Taniguchi, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, Tokuda.
4/22/2015SReported from TSI (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1651), as amended (SD 1), with recommendation of referral to WAM.
4/22/2015SReport adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HCR59 HD1 SD1




CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
TOU/VMI 312 3/13/2015 9:35 AM View
FIN 308 4/07/2015 2:15 PM View
TSI 312 4/20/2015 10:30 AM View