HR 7 HD 1

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO EXPAND AND MAKE PERMANENT THE TEMPORARY VISA WAIVER PROGRAM ESTABLISHED UNDER THE IMMIGRATION CONTROL AND REFORM ACT OF 1986

By Representative(s) SAY / GOODENOW / CASE / SANTIAGO / HIRAKI / YAMANE / OSHIRO, P. / CATALANI / GARCIA / MORIHARA / TAKUMI / KANOHO / LEE / AHU ISA / KAHIKINA / SUZUKI / OKAMURA / HERKES / ABINSAY / HAMAKAWA / LUKE / TAKAI / SOUKI / CHANG / ARAKAKI / KAWAKAMI / YOSHINAGA / KAHO`OHALAHALA / STEGMAIER / OSHIRO, M. / YONAMINE / MORITA / SAIKI / TAKAMINE / NAKASONE

Subjects: House Majority Caucus

Keywords: 1999 RESOLUTION, EMIGRATION AND IMMIGRATION, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, TOURISM, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

Report Title: Visa waiver program

Description:

 1-21-99        H Offered                                                  
 1-22-99        H Referred to the committees on 1. TSM 2. FIN ,
                  referral sheet 2
 1-28-99        H Resolution scheduled to be heard by TSM on Tuesday,         
                  02-02-99 at 9:00 A.M. in House conference room 325.
 2- 2-99        H The committee on TSM recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
 2- 2-99        H The votes in TSM were as follows:11 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Chang, Ahu Isa, Abinsay, Herkes, Kaho`ohalahala,
                  Luke, Morihara, Suzuki, Auwae, Fox, Halford; Ayes
                  with reservations: Rep.(s) ; none Noes: Rep.(s) ;
                  and 2 Excused: Rep.(s) Ito, Saiki
 2- 5-99        H Reported from the committee on TSM (Stand. Com. Rep.        
                  No. 56) as amended in (HD 1), recommending referral         
                  to the committee on FIN
 2- 5-99        H Report adopted; Referred to the committee on FIN, as        
                  amended HD1 with Representative(s) none voting no
                  and Representative(s) Case, Goodenow, Hamakawa,
                  Morihara, Nakasone, Okamura, Saiki, Takamine,
                  Yamane, Yonamine excused.
 4- 9-99        H Resolution scheduled for decision making on Monday,         
                  04-12-99 at 9:15 A.M. in House conference room 308.
 4-12-99        H The committee on FIN recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, UNAMENDED.
 4-12-99        H The votes in FIN were as follows:9 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Takamine, Kawakami, Catalani, Kanoho, Nakasone,
                  Saiki, Schatz, Suzuki, Moses; Ayes with
                  reservations: Rep.(s) Yamane; none Noes: Rep.(s) ;
                  and 7 Excused: Rep.(s) Ahu Isa, Goodenow, Kahikina,         
                  Luke, Fox, Marumoto, Meyer
 4-15-99        H Reported from the committee on FIN (Stand. Com. Rep.        
                  No. 1854), recommending adoption
 4-15-99        H Adopted with Representative(s) none voting no and
                  Representative(s) Cachola, Chang, Menor, Meyer,
                  Okamura, Saiki excused.
 4-22-99        H Transmitted to Public