1-21-00 S Introduced and passed First Reading 1-24-00 S Referred to TIA/JDC, then to WAM 2-11-00 S Bill scheduled to be heard by TIA/JDC on 02-15-00 at 3:00 p.m. in conference room 212. 2-15-00 S The committee on TIA deferred the measure until 02-17-00 at 1:00 p.m. in conference room 212. 2-15-00 S The committee on JDC deferred the measure until 02-18-00 at 9:00 a.m. in conference room 229. 2-17-00 S The committee on TIA recommends that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. 2-17-00 S The votes in TIA were as follows: 6 Ayes: Senator(s) Kawamoto, Bunda, Buen, Inouye, Iwase; Ayes with reservations: Senator(s) Taniguchi; none Noes: Senator(s) ; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) D. Ige, Slom 2-18-00 S The measure is deferred.