AFTERNOON SESSION: 7 More Bills Moved to Voting File

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Guam – Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory Respico has released the following update on the afternoon actions taken by the Guam Legislature on this first day of the February Session.

 

SESSION UPDATE : 7 BILLS MOVED TO VOTING FILE

(Hagåtña, Guam) –Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory J. Respicio reports that during this  afternoon’s  Session,  Senators  of  the  31st Guam  Legislature  discussed  eight  bills; added one bill to the agenda and sent one bill back to committee, listed below.  All but one item discussed were moved to the voting file.  Session is now in recess and will resume Tuesday, Feb. 14,

2012 at 2:00 PM. The public can tune in to MCV Channel 13 or GUdTV Channel 21.

Bill No. 158‐31(COR) – Sponsored by: Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN URGENT CARE CENTER FOR OUTPATIENT MEDICAL SERVICES WITHIN THE GUAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PREMISES TO ALLEVIATE CONGESTION  AND  COSTS  IN  THE  EMERGENCY  ROOM,   BY  ADDING  A  NEW §80122 TO CHAPTER 80, DIVISION 4, TITLE 10 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED.

Bill  No.  362‐31  (LS)  –  As  Amended  by  the  Committee  on  Public  Safety,  Law Enforcement and Judiciary. (by F. F. Blas, Jr.)
AN  ACT  TO  ADD  A  NEW  CHAPTER  27  TO  TITLE  16  18  OF  THE  GUAM  CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO BICYCLE SAFETY, AND TO CITE THE ACT AS THE “BICYCLE SAFETY ACT OF 2012 2011.”

Bill No. 369‐31 (COR) – Sponsored by: v. c. pangelinan
AN  ACT  TO  ZONE  THE  PREVIOUSLY  UNZONED  LOT  NO.  1060‐5‐1,  IN  THE MUNICIPALITY OF BARRIGADA, TO SINGLE‐FAMILY DWELLING (R‐1).

Bill No. 370‐31 (COR) Sponsored by: v. c. pangelinan
AN  ACT  TO  ZONE  THE  PREVIOUSLY  UNZONED  LOT  NO.  1060‐5‐2,  IN  THE MUNICIPALITY OF BARRIGADA, TO SINGLE‐FAMILY DWELLING (R‐1).

Bill  No.  397‐31  (COR)  –  As  Substituted  by  the  Committee  on  Public  Safety,  Law Enforcement and Judiciary. (by A. B. Palacios, Sr., T. C. Ada)
AN ACT TO AMEND §3346 OF CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, AND  TO  ADD  A  NEW  §3346.1  OF  CHAPTER  3,  TITLE  16,  GUAM  CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO RESTRICTING THE USE OF MOBILE PHONES WHILE OPERATING  A  VEHICLE,  AND  PROVIDING  FOR  PUBLIC  EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS REGARDING SUCH RESTRICTIONS.

Bill  No.  399‐31  (LS)  –  As  Substituted  by  the  Committee  on  Appropriations,  Taxation,  Public  Debt,  Banking, Insurance, Retirement and Land (by v. c. pangelinan)
AN ACT TO REPEAL IN ITS ENTIRETY SECTION 2 OF PUBLIC LAW NO. 26‐10, TO AMEND SUBSECTION 8104(l), SUBSECTION 8104(v) AND TO REPEAL AND RE‐ENACT SECTION 8134 OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 8, TITLE 4 OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO SURVIVOR ANNUITIES.  

Bill No. 400‐31 (LS) – As Amended by the Committee on Public Safety, Law Enforcement and Judiciary.  (by Adolpho B. Palacios, Sr.)
AN ACT TO AMEND §85.26 OF CHAPTER 85, 9GCA, RELATIVE TO THE CONDUCT OF DELIBERATIONS AND VOTING ON PAROLE ACTIONS BY THE GUAM PAROLE BOARD.


The following bill was sent back to committee:

Bill No. 181‐31 (LS) – Committee on Appropriations, Taxation, Public Debt, Banking, Insurance, Retirement and Land. (by Sam Mabini, Ph.D., V. A. Ada)
AN  ACT  TO  AMEND  TITLE  16  GUAM  CODE  ANNOTATED,  CHAPTER 5  RELATIVE  TO  THE  CREATION  OF TRUCK WEIGH STATIONS ON GUAM.

The following Bill was discussed but remains in Second Reading file:

Bill  No.  300‐31  (LS)  –  As  Substituted  by  the  Committee  on  Rules,  Federal  Foreign  &  Micronesian  Affairs  and Human & Natural Resources (by S. Mabini, Ph.D.)
AN  ACT  AMENDING  TITLE  5  GUAM  CODE  ANNOTATED,  CHAPTER  60,  §60113  ITEM  “A,”  AND  THE ADDITION  OF  A  NEW  §60113  ITEM  “B”,  RELATIVE  TO  AMENDING  THE  AUTHORIZATION  OF  THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ADMINISTER AND COLLECT FEES.

The following items were moved to the voting file during this morning Session:

Bill  No.  190‐31  (LS)  ‐  As  Amended  by  the  Committee  on  Appropriations,  Taxation,  Public  Debt,  Banking, Insurance, Retirement & Land (by A.A. Yamashita, PhD)
AN ACT TO AMEND § 31A05(a) OF ARTICLE 1A OF CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 16, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED,  RELATIVE TO DRIVER’S LICENSES ROAD TESTING.

Bill No. 248‐31 (COR) – As Substituted by the Committee on Education and Public Libraries.  (by Judith P. Guthertz, DPA)
AN ACT TO REPEAL CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 17 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO ABOLISHING THE OFFICE OF THE ADEQUATE EDUCATION SURUHANU.  

Bill No. 276‐31 (COR) – Sponsored by V. A. Ada, v. c. pangelinan
AN  ACT  TO  REQUIRE  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  PUBLIC  HEALTH  AND  SOCIAL  SERVICES  TO  CONDUCT  A FEASIBILITY  STUDY  ON  PROVIDING  AFTER‐HOUR  URGENT  CARE  SERVICES  IN  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH CENTERS.

Bill No. 289‐31 (COR) – Sponsored by C. M. Duenas, V. A. Ada, F. F. Blas, Jr., A. B. Palacios, Sr.
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 16 OF TITLE 4, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE “DISASTER SERVICE VOLUNTEER LEAVE ACT”.

Bill No. 326‐31 (COR) – M. Silva Taijeron
AN  ACT  TO  ADD  A  NEW  SECTION  10313  TO  ARTICLE  3,  CHAPTER  10,  TITLE  5  OF  THE  GUAM  CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO REQUIRING ALL GOVERNMENT OF GUAM DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS, FILINGS AND FORMS FOR SERVICES VIA THE INTERNET.

Bill No 341‐31 (COR) – Sponsored by B.J.F. Cruz
AN  ACT  TO  ADD  A  NEW  SUBSECTION  (r)  TO  §  40112  OF  TITLE  5  OF  THE  GUAM  CODE  ANNOTATED; RELATIVE TO EMPOWERING THE MAYORS WITH THE AUTHORITY TO CLOSE NON ROUTED ROADS FOR VILLAGE FUNERALS, FIESTAS, AND OTHER EVENTS.

APPOINTMENTS

Duenas, Joseph W. ‐ Member, Board of Directors, Solid Waste Authority
Pangelinan, Michael A. – Member, Public Utilities Commission
Taitano, Alexandra L.G. ‐ Member, Board of Directors, Solid Waste Authority
Ulloa, Jonathan – Member, Guam Unarmed Combat Commission