Lawmakers Pass CLTC Rules & Regulations Bill

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Bill No. 175-33 (COR) As substituted by the Sponsor; further substituted on the Floor; and amended on the Floor. – T.C. Ada, R.J. Respicio AN ACT TO ADD NEW §§ 75122, 75123, 75124 AND 75107(g) TO CHAPTER 75 OF TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE DESIGNATION OF AVAILABLE CHAMORRO LAND TRUST COMMISSION (CLTC) LAND FOR COMMERCIAL USE; TO LEASE AGREEMENT STIPULATIONS FOR THE COMMERCIAL LEASING OF AVAILABLE CLTC LAND; TO ALLOWING THE SUBLEASE OR ASSIGNMENT OF COMMERCIAL LEASES; TO MANDATE REPORTS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE CHAMORRO LAND TRUST SURVEY AND INFRASRUCTURE FUND AND TO PRIORITIZE THE USE OF LEASE PROCEEDS FOR THE SURVEY AND REGISTRATION, AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE ON CLTC RESIDENTIAL AND AGRICULTURAL PROPERTIES. *PASSED (13 yeas; 2 nays – Vice Speaker B.J. Cruz and Speaker Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D.) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 181-33 (COR) As substituted by the Sponsor; and amended on the Floor. – T.C. Ada, FRANK B. AGUON, JR., V. Anthony Ada, N.B. Underwood, Ph.D., Mary Camacho Torres, T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO AMEND § 3102.1 OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3 AND § 7160(e) OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 16 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO WAIVING MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER’S LICENSE FEES AND MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE AND REGISTRATION FEES FOR THE SPOUSES AND LEGAL GUARDIANS OF 100% DISABLED VETERANS, FOR GOLD STAR WIDOWS/WIDOWERS AND PARENTS, AND FOR RECIPIENTS OF MEDALS OF VALOR AND THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 146-33 (COR) As amended on the Floor. – FRANK B. AGUON, JR., Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D., T.C. Ada, V. Anthony Ada, N.B. Underwood, Ph.D., Mary Camacho Torres, T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 832.1 TO ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 8, TITLE 1, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED; AND TO REPEAL § 79601.2 OF ARTICLE 6 OF CHAPTER 79, TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, AS ENACTED BY PUBLIC LAW 32-046, RELATIVE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WAR ON TERROR FALLEN HEROES MONUMENT ON THE ADELUP PARADE FIELD OF THE RICARDO J. BORDALLO GOVERNOR’S COMPLEX AT ADELUP. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 153-33 (LS) – FRANK B. AGUON, JR., V. Anthony Ada AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($25,000) FROM THE INITIAL SAVINGS REALIZED IN FISCAL YEAR 2015 PURSUANT TO PUBLIC LAW 33-060 TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE FALLEN HEROES MONUMENT TO BE ERECTED BY THE FALLEN HEROES OF THE PACIFIC FOUNDATION (GUAM). *FAILED (7 yeas ; 8 nays – Senator Tony Ada, Senator Frank Blas, Jr., Senator James Espaldon, Senator Brant McCreadie, Senator Michael San Nicolas, Senator Mary Torres, Senator Nerissa Underwood, Ph.D. and Speaker Judith Won Pat, Ed.D.) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 154-33 (LS) – FRANK B. AGUON, JR., Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($100,000) FROM THE INITIAL SAVINGS REALIZED IN FISCAL YEAR 2015 PURSUANT TO PUBLIC LAW 33-060 TO THE YOÑA MAYOR’S OFFICE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE REPAIR OF THE YOÑA GYM FACILITIES. *FAILED (7 yeas ; 8 nays – Senator Tony Ada, Senator Frank Blas, Jr., Senator James Espaldon, Senator Brant McCreadie, Senator Michael San Nicolas, Senator Mary Torres, Senator Nerissa Underwood, Ph.D. and Speaker Judith Won Pat, Ed.D.) 10/27/15 News Release Session Update Page 2 of 5 2

 Bill No. 155-33 (LS) – FRANK B. AGUON, JR., Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF THIRTY-NINE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($39,000) FROM THE INITIAL SAVINGS REALIZED IN FISCAL YEAR 2015 PURSUANT TO PUBLIC LAW 33-060 TO THE TALOFO’FO’ MAYOR’S OFFICE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE REPAIR AND UPGRADES TO THE TALOFO’FO’ BASEBALL FIELD. *FAILED (7 yeas ; 8 nays – Senator Tony Ada, Senator Frank Blas, Jr., Senator James Espaldon, Senator Brant McCreadie, Senator Michael San Nicolas, Senator Mary Torres, Senator Nerissa Underwood, Ph.D. and Speaker Judith Won Pat, Ed.D.) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 156-33 (LS) – FRANK B. AGUON, JR., Tommy Morrison, Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($273,000) FROM THE INITIAL SAVINGS REALIZED IN FISCAL YEAR 2015 PURSUANT TO PUBLIC LAW 33-060 TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE REPAIR OF THE UMATAC BRIDGE TOWERS. *FAILED (7 yeas ; 8 nays – Senator Tony Ada, Senator Frank Blas, Jr., Senator James Espaldon, Senator Brant McCreadie, Senator Michael San Nicolas, Senator Mary Torres, Senator Nerissa Underwood, Ph.D. and Speaker Judith Won Pat, Ed.D.) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 157-33 (LS) – FRANK B. AGUON, JR., V. Anthony Ada, Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($150,000) FROM THE INITIAL SAVINGS REALIZED IN FISCAL YEAR 2015 PURSUANT TO PUBLIC LAW 33-060 TO THE SINAJAÑA MAYOR’S OFFICE FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE OPEN AIR GYMNASIUM, RENOVATIONS AND RECONFIGURATION OF THE PARKING LOT, BUILDING OF A PLAYGROUND, AND RENOVATION OF THE BASEBALL FIELD. *FAILED (7 yeas ; 8 nays – Senator Tony Ada, Senator Frank Blas, Jr., Senator James Espaldon, Senator Brant McCreadie, Senator Michael San Nicolas, Senator Mary Torres, Senator Nerissa Underwood, Ph.D. and Speaker Judith Won Pat, Ed.D.) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 26-33 (COR) – T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 10315 TO ARTICLE 3 OF CHAPTER 10, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE ONLINE AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF MEDICAL LICENSES ISSUED BY THE GUAM BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 29-33 (COR) As substituted by the Committee on Transportation, Infrastructure, Lands, Border Protection, Veterans’ Affairs and Procurement; and further amended by the Committee on Rules. – B.J. F. Cruz AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TRANSFER OF LOT NO. 5007, DEDEDO, GUAM, ESTATE NO. 2531, TO GOODWIND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SETTLEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM AND THE ESTATE OF JOSE M. TORRES, CIVIL CASE NO. CV1093-06. *PASSED (14 yeas and 1 excused – Senator Mary Torres) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 76-33 (COR) As substituted by the Sponsor; and amended on the Floor. – Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. AN ACT TO AMEND § 3201.1(a) OF ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 3, DIVISION 1, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE QUALIFICATIONS OF THE TERRITORIAL EPIDEMIOLOGIST OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES. *PASSED (13 yeas; 2 nays – Senator Tom Ada and Senator Frank Blas, Jr.) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 91-33 (LS) As substituted by the Sponsor on the Floor; and amended on the Floor. – Mary Camacho Torres AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 70115, 70116 AND 70117 OF CHAPTER 70, TITLE 11, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE ISSUANCE OF BUSINESS LICENSES. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 134-33 (COR) – V. Anthony Ada, T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO REZONE LOT NO. 3257-4-2 IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SINAJANA FROM AGRICULTURAL ZONE (A) TO COMMERCIAL ZONE (C). *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 137-33 (COR) As substituted by the Sponsor. – T.C. Ada AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 104 OF CHAPTER IV OF PUBLIC LAW 28-68, RELATIVE TO THE LAND EXCHANGE FOR GEORGE TOVES TO PROVIDE PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE UKUDU HIGH SCHOOL SITE, ON AN AREA FOR AREA BASIS, AND TO NOT INCLUDE THE LAND USED FOR A MILITARY UTILITY EASEMENT. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15 News Release Session Update Page 3 of 5 3

 Bill No. 144-33(COR) As amended by the Committee on Appropriations and Adjudication; and further amended on the Floor. – Frank F. Blas, Jr., James V. Espaldon AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 4123 TO CHAPTER 4 OF TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING FEDERAL RECEIPTS REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 145-33 (COR) – Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. AN ACT TO REPEAL AND REENACT § 5126 OF SUBARTICLE C OF ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN PROGRAM AND THE BUREAU OF ECONOMIC SECURITY PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES TO UTILIZE JOINDER AND MUTUAL USE OF PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 152-33 (COR) As substituted by the Sponsor; and amended on the Floor. – T. R. Muña Barnes, Mary Camacho Torres, B.J.F. Cruz, Frank F. Blas, Jr., Brant T. McCreadie, Tommy Morrison, Michael F.Q. San Nicolas, James V. Espaldon, Rory J. Respicio, Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., T.C. Ada, V. Anthony Ada, FRANK B. AGUON, JR., N. B. Underwood, Ph.D., Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D. AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FROM THE FISCAL YEAR 2014 HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX (HOT) SURPLUS FUND TO THE GUAM VISITORS BUREAU FOR THE GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF HOSTING, ATTENDING, AND PARTICIPATING IN THE FIFA 2018 WORLD CUP AND THE AFC ASIAN CUP 2019. *PASSED (12 yeas; 3 nays- Senator Tom Ada, Senator Michael San Nicolas and Senator Nerissa Underwood, Ph.D.) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 164-33 (LS) As amended by the Sponsor. – T.C. Ada AN ACT TO AMEND § 75105(c) AND TO ADD NEW §§ 75112(k) AND 75124 OF CHAPTER 75, TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BULL CART TRAILS AND LAND REMNANTS BELONGING TO THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM; AND TO CREATING THE CHAMORRO LAND TRUST SURVEY FUND INTO WHICH THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THE BULL CART TRAILS AND LAND REMNANTS SHALL BE DEPOSITED, AND THE AUTHORIZED USES OF THE FUND. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 166-33 (LS) As amended on the Floor. – Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. AN ACT TO REPEAL AND REENACT § 103120 OF CHAPTER 103, TITLE 11, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED; AND TO AMEND SUBSECTION (b) AND ADD A NEW SUBSECTION (c) OF § 15110 OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 15, TITLE 22, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO REESTABLISHING AND FUNDING THE BANKING AND INSURANCE ENFORCEMENT FUND, AND THEREBY FACILITATING HEALTH INSURANCE REFORM PRACTICES. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 169-33 (COR) As amended on the Floor. – Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D., N. B. Underwood, Ph.D. AN ACT TO AMEND SUBSECTIONS (e), (i) AND (k) OF SECTION 18 OF PUBLIC LAW 31-229, AS REPEALED AND REENACTED BY SECTION 2 OF PUBLIC LAW 31-277; AND TO AMEND THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OF SUBSECTION (q) AND ITEM (q)(1) OF § 22425 OF ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER 22 OF TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO APPROVING INTERIM FINANCING AND LEASE-LEASEBACK AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY OF GUAM AND THE UNIVERSITY OF GUAM ENDOWMENT FOUNDATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE STUDENT SERVICES CENTER AND THE ENGINEERING ANNEX FACILITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GUAM. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 171-33 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign and Micronesian Affairs, Human and Natural Resources, Election Reform and Capitol District. – R.J. Respicio AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION (j) TO § 1209 OF ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 1 AND AMEND § 68102 OF CHAPTER 68, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO MANDATING THAT THE BUREAU OF STATISTICS AND PLANS (BSP) COLLECT DATA ON THE AMOUNTS AND TYPES OF ALL PRODUCE AND FISH IMPORTED INTO GUAM, OR ACTUALLY PROCURED OR PROJECTED TO BE PROCURED BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, WITH SUCH INFORMATION TO BE POSTED QUARTERLY BY TYPES OF PRODUCE AND FISH ON BOTH THE BSP AND DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S WEBSITES. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15 News Release Session Update Page 4 of 5 4

 Bill No. 174-33 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Finance and Taxation, General Government Operations, and Youth Development; and further amended on the Floor. – Judith T. Won, Pat, Ed.D., Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., N.B. Underwood, Ph.D., Michael F.Q. San Nicolas, R.J. Respicio, James V. Espaldon AN ACT TO AMEND § 58104 OF CHAPTER 58, DIVISION 5, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE REFINANCING OF THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM’S OBLIGATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE GUAM EDUCATION FINANCING FOUNDATION CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION (GUAM PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES PROJECT) SERIES 2006A, THE GUAM EDUCATION FINANCING FOUNDATION CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION (GUAM PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES PROJECT) SERIES 2006B, AND THE GUAM EDUCATION FINANCING FOUNDATION CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION (GUAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS FACILITIES PROJECT) SERIES 2008. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 Bill No. 176-33 (COR) As amended on the Floor. – Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., R. J. Respicio, FRANK B. AGUON, JR., T. R. Muña Barnes AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ITEM (5) TO SUBSECTION (o) OF SECTION 1, CHAPTER V OF PUBLIC LAW 33-66, RELATIVE TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PERSONNEL VITAL TO THE PROTECTION OF GUAM’S NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. *PASSED (11 yeas; 4 nays – Vice Speaker B.J. Cruz, Senator Michael San Nicolas, Senator Nerissa Underwood, Ph.D. and Speaker Judith Won Pat, Ed.D.) 10/27/15

 Resolution No. 177-33 (COR) – Michael F. Q. San Nicolas Relative to expressing I Liheslaturan Guåhan’s (the Guam Legislature’s) support for the passage of H.R. 9, the “Innovation Act,” which offers a host of critical fixes to the problem of abusive patent litigation by adding transparency around patent ownership, making defending against a patent suit less prohibitively expensive, and ensuring local businesses engaged in ecommerce shall not be victimized by such abusive litigation. *PASSED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 The Committee on Finance and Taxation, General Governmental Operations and Youth Development hereby reports out the nomination of Edelfrida A. Ada to serve as a Member of the Guam Banking and Insurance Board. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 The Committee on Health, Economic Development, Homeland Security, and Senior Citizens hereby reports out the nomination of Nathaniel B. Berg, M.D. to serve as a Member of the Guam Board of Medical Examiners. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15  The Committee on Finance and Taxation, General Governmental Operations and Youth Development hereby reports out the nomination of Laura-Lynn V. Dacanay to serve as a Member of the Guam Banking and Insurance Board. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 The Committee on Health, Economic Development, Homeland Security, and Senior Citizens hereby reports out the nomination of Sharon J. Davis to serve as a Member of the Guam Memorial Hospital, Board of Trustees. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 The Committee on Health, Economic Development, Homeland Security, and Senior Citizens hereby reports out the nomination of Philip J. Flores to serve as a Public Member of the Guam Board of Medical Examiners. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 The Committee on Appropriations and Adjudication hereby reports out the nomination of Catherine D. Gayle to serve as a Member of the Civil Service Commission, Board of Commissioners. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 The Committee on Finance and Taxation, General Governmental Operations and Youth Development hereby reports out the nomination of Frank L.G. Lujan, Jr. to serve as a Chief Technology Officer to the Office of Technology. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15

 The Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing, and Historic Preservation hereby reports out the nomination of Cecilia C.A. Perez to serve as a Member of Guam Housing Corporation Board of Directors. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15 News Release Session Update Page 5 of 5 5

 The Committee on Finance and Taxation, General Governmental Operations and Youth Development hereby reports out the nomination of John R. Taitano to serve as a Member to the Guam Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board. *CONFIRMED (15 yeas) 10/27/15 Bill Set Aside -10/22/15:

 Bill No. 111-33 (LS) – T. R. Muña Barnes, Frank F. Blas, Jr. AN ACT TO AMEND § 77119 TO CHAPTER 77, TITLE 10 OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED; RELATIVE TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF POLICE OFFICERS. *Bill set aside 10/22/15 Sent back to Committee – 10/22/15:

 Bill No. 182-33 (COR) – N.B. Underwood, Ph.D. AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($250,000) FROM THE INITIAL SAVINGS REALIZED IN FISCAL YEAR 2015 PURSUANT TO PUBLIC LAW 33-060 TO THE UNIVERSITY OF GUAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADDRESSING THE CAPITAL OUTLAY PROJECTS AND MAINTENANCE NEEDS IN ANTICIPATION OF THE WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES (WASC) VISIT. *Sent back to Committee 10/22/15

 Bill No. 183-33 (COR) As substituted by the Committee on Appropriations and Adjudication. – N.B. Underwood, Ph.D. AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($500,000) FROM THE INITIAL SAVINGS REALIZED IN FISCAL YEAR 2015 PURSUANT TO PUBLIC LAW 33-060 TO THE GUAM DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR ITS OPERATIONS. *Sent back to Committee 10/22/15