Guam Museum & Okkodo High Expansion Bills Are Passed

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Guam – Guam lawmakers Friday afternoon approved a bill that would create a Guam Museum and they also authorized a measure to expand Okkodo High School. Both measure passed by a vote of 15 to nothing.

In addition 2 other measures were passed affecting the composition of the Territorial Parole Board and reorganizing the Guam Education Policy Board.

The measures that passed are :

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. 179 ‐ AN ACT TO ADD A  NEW §1514 TO CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO
OBTAINING A GENERAL OBLIGATION LOAN TO ACQUIRE, CONSTRUCT AND EQUIP A  GUAM INSTITUTE OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
AND NATURAL HISTORY. (Vote: 15‐0)

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. 413 ‐ AN ACT TO ADD A NEW CHAPTER 58B TO TITLE 5 OF THE GUAM CODE  ANNOTATED,  RELATIVE  TO  THE  FINANCING  AND  CONSTRUCTION  OF  ADDITIONAL FACILITIES FOR  THE  EXPANSION OF  THE EXISTING  OKKODO  HIGH SCHOOL  IN  NORTHERN GUAM. (Vote: 15‐0)  

BILL  NO.  418 ‐  AN  ACT  TO  AMEND  §§85.10,  85.14,  AND  85.26  OF  CHAPTER  85,  TITLE  9  GUAM CODE  ANNOTATED  RELATIVE  TO  THE  COMPOSITION  OF  MEMBERS  TO  THE  TERRITORIAL PAROLE BOARD.  (Vote: 9‐6)

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. 424 ‐ AN ACT TO REPEAL AND RE‐ENACT §§3102 AND 3103; TO REPEAL §§3108, 3111, 3111.1, 3112, 3113, 3114, 3115, 3116, 3117, 3118, 3119, 3120 AND 3124; AND TO ADD NEW §§3102.1, 3102.2, 3102.3 3102.4, 3102.5, 3102.6, 3102.7, AND 3103.1, ALL OF CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 17 OF THE  GUAM  CODE  ANNOTATED,  RELATIVE  TO  THE  REORGANIZATION  OF  THE  GUAM
EDUCATION POLICY BOARD. (Vote: 14‐1)

Lawmakers also confirmed  the  appointment  of  Mr.  Benny  Pinaula  to  serve  as  the Director of the Department of Youth Affairs.  We’re in recess until 2:00 PM on Monday, when voting continues.”