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.”