Session Agenda: 27 Bills, 3 Resolutions & 27 Appointments Make the List

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Guam – Committee on Rules Chair Senator Rory Respicio’s has released the following agenda for Legislative Session that gets underway at 9 am Tuesday.

The following bills, resolutions and appointments are on the Session Agenda:

BILLS:

1. Bill: 08-31 (LS)

Sponsor: As Substituted J.P. Guthertz, DPA

Title:  An act to add a new Subitem (E) to § 3112(A)(16), of Chapter 4, of Title 17, Guam Code Annotated, relative to lifting the hiring freeze of maintenance and custodial/janitorial personnel at the Department of Education and authorizing the Guam Education Policy Board to permit in-house maintenance, custodial and janitorial services for facilities maintenance services in all Department of Education schools.

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.

2. 12-31 (COR)

Sponsor: J.P. Guthertz, DPA

Title: An act to amend § 5601(G), Part (A) of Article 11, Chapter 5 of Title 5, Guam Code Annotated; to further define and expand its definition relative to the Public Official Financial Disclosure Act.

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.

3.18-31 (COR)

Sponsor: T.C. Ada, A.B. Palacios, Sr., C. Duenas

Title: An act to repeal and reenact §67101.8 of Chapter 67 of Title 21, Guam Code Annotated, to fulfill the mandate of P.L. 30-199 by providing for the establishment of the Guam Building Code Council.

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.

4. 24-31 (COR)

Sponsor: T.R. Muña Barnes

Title: An Act to Amend  §50103 (P) (4) Of Article 1, Chapter 50 Of Title 12, Guam Code Annotated, (As Amended by Public Law 30‐77) Relative To Guam Economic Development Authority Loans And Lending Practices.

Referred: Committee on Health & Human Services Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

5. 32-31 (COR)

Sponsor:  As Substituted A.A. Yamashita, Ph.D, T.C. Ada, S. Mabini, Ph.D., M. Silva Taijeron, C.M. Duenas

Title: An act to amend §3102.1 of Chapter 3 of Title 17 of the Guam Code Annotated, relative to the duties of the Guam Education Board.

Referred: Committee on Education and Public Libraries.

6. 35-31 (COR)

Sponsor: As Substituted T.C. Ada, R.J. Respicio, B.J.F. Cruz, A.B. Palacios, Sr., A.A. Yamashita, Ph.D., V.A. Ada, C.M. Duenas, M.S. Taijeron, D.G.Rodriguez, Jr.

Title: An act to amend §12000 of Chapter 12 of Title 12, §79100 and §79101 of Chapter 79 of Title 12 and §1921 of Chapter 19 of Title 1 Guam Code Annotated (GCA), and to repeal §51118, Article 3, Article 4, Article 6, Article 7, Article 8 and Article 9 of Chapter 51 of Title 10 GCA and reenact them under
a new Chapter 15, Title 12 GCA for a Guam Solid Waste Authority, an autonomous, public corporation.

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.

7. 42-31 (COR)

Sponsor: J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., R.J. Respicio, B.J.F. Cruz

Title: An Act to repeal § 3123 of Title 17 Guam Code Annotated relative to the Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent not part of I Maga’lahen
(Governor’s) cabinet.

Referred: Committee on Education and Public Libraries.

8. 45-31 (COR)

Sponsor: A.B. Palacios, Sr.

Title: An Act Relative to Authorizing the Guam Police Department the Continual Operation of its Headquarters and Administrative Offices in Tiyan, Until a Permanent Headquarters and Administrative Office Facility is Constructed or Identified, Through Amending a Restrictive Provision Contained in Public Law 26-100.

Referred: Committee on Appropriations, Taxation, Public Debt, Banking, Insurance, Retirement and Land.

9. 46-31 (COR)

Sponsors: V.A. Ada, J.P. Guthertz, DPA

Title: An Act to Amend §3102.3 of Chapter 3 of 17GCA Relative to Citizenship Requirements for Education Board Members.

Referred: Committee on Health & Human Services Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

10. 52-31 (COR)

Sponsor:  As Sub. By Cmte on Health and Further Sub. By Cmte on Rules By request of I Maga’lahen Guåhan in accordance with the Organic Act of
Guam.

Title: AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SECTION 3218.1 TO CHAPTER 3, ARTICLE 2, TITLE 10 OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO WOMEN’S INFORMED CONSENT FOR ABORTION; AND TO CITE THE ACT AS “THE WOMAN’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH INFORMATION ACT OF 2011.”

Referred: Committee on Health & Human Services Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

11. 53-31 (COR)

Sponsor: as Amended A.B. Palacios, Sr.

Title: An Act Relative To Authorizing For The Expungement Of Crime Records Following An Executive Pardon Of A Crime By Amending Section 11.10 Of Chapter 11, Title 8, Guam Code Annotated.

Referred: Committee on Public Safety, Law Enforcement and Judiciary.

12. 54-31 (COR)

Sponsor: As Substituted C. Duenas, D.G. Rodriguez, Jr.

Title: An Act to amend §7105, §16301(a), §16301(d) and §16301(e) of Title 3, Guam Code Annotated, relative to the Primary Election ballot; to mandate the separation of local and federal elective offices; and, to mandate the Guam Election Commission adopt the same policy and procedures for
local office absentee ballots as required under the Uniform and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), as amended by the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act..

Referred: Committee on Health & Human Services Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

13. 56-31 (COR)

Sponsor: As Substituted M.S. Taijeron

Title: AN ACT RELATIVE TO POLICYMAKERS PARTICIPATING IN THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM HEALTHCARE INSURANCE NEGOTIATING TEAM, BY AMENDING §4302(c) OF ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 4, TITLE 4, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED..

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.

14. 57-31 (COR)

Sponsor: As Substituted Tina Rose Muna-Barnes, J.T. Won Pat

Title: An Act To Amend §1013 Of Chapter 10 Of Title 1 Of The Guam Code Annotated; Relative To Delegating All Liberation Festivities To The Mayor’s Council Of Guam, And To Adding A New §1013.1 Of Chapter 10 Of Title 1 Of The Guam Code Annotated; Relative To Ensuring Fiscal Accountability For All Funds Earned During Liberation Day Festivities Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Recreation

15. 61-31 (COR)

Sponsor: As Substituted T.C. Ada, A.

Title: AN ACT TO ADD §1102(c)(1), §1102(vv), §1102(ww), TO ADD NEW DEFINITIONS TO §5101, TO AMEND §5109(a), §5109(c), §5112(b) AND TO ADD §5112(d), §5116(d), §5117 OF TITLE 16, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO INCREASING THE SAFETY ON GUAM’S ROADS BY GRANTING DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES/MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OFFICIALS WITH CITATION AUTHORITY.

Referred: Committee on Public Safety, Law Enforcement and Judiciary.

16. 63-31 (COR)

Sponsor: as Amended A.B. Palacios, Sr.

Title: An act to exclude law enforcement personnel, employees and positions from the application of the provision of “Safe Harbor” under the government of Guam’s Drug-Free Workplace Program by adding a new §75107, to Chapter 75, Title 10 Guam Code Annotated; and to include other law enforcement personnel under the term “definition” as used in this chapter by amending §75100(a), Chapter 75, Title 10 Guam Code Annotated.

Referred: Committee on Public Safety, Law Enforcement and Judiciary.

17. 64-31 (COR)

Sponsor: As Substituted A.A. Yamashita, PhD., T.C. Ada

Title: AN ACT TO ADD § 7112.1 TO CHAPTER 7, DIVISION 2, TITLE 17, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE GUAM DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  TO ENTER INTO A PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP THROUGH A PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT FOR THE MANAGEMENT, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ITS STRUCTURAL AND GROUNDS FACILITIES.

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.

18. 67-31 (COR)

Sponsor: As Substituted V.A. Ada, A.B. Palacios, Sr.

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §3347 TO CHAPTER 3 OF ARTICLE 3 AND A NEW §7177 TO CHAPTER 7 OF 17GCA RELATIVE TO
ENHANCING THE PENALTIES FOR MOVING VIOLATIONS INVOLVING LARGE VEHICLES.

Sponsor: Committee on Public Safety, Law Enforcement and Judiciary.

19. 73-31 (COR)

Sponsor: v.c. pangelinan, R.J. Respicio

Title: AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE GUAM ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (GEPA) FOR ACTIONS ARISING FROM THE ENFORCEMENT OF 10 GCA CHAPTER 76

Referred: Committee on Appropriation, Taxation, Public Debt, Banking, Insurance, Retirement and Land

20. 74-31 (COR)

Sponsor: J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D.

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND §43107 OF TITLE 5 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE QUARTERLY ATTENDANCE REPORT OF
BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS.

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.

21. 75-31 (COR)

Sponsor: A.B. Palacios, Sr.

Title: AN ACT RELATIVE TO PROVIDING THE GUAM COMMUNITY POLICE REVIEW COMMISSION WITH ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLERICAL SUPPORT NECESSARY FOR THE CONDUCT OF ITS ACTIVITIES, AND ALLOWING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF AN INTERIM CHAIRPERSON; THROUGH ADDING A NEW SECTION “§78103.1” AND NEW SUBSECTIONS “(A.1)” AND “(D.1)” TO SECTION §78103 ALL TO CHAPTER 78 OF
TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED

Referred: Committee on Public Safety, Law Enforcement and Judiciary.

22. 76-31 (COR)

Sponsor: V. Anthony Ada

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND §33111 TO CHAPTER 33 OF 7GCA RELATIVE TO MECHANICS’ LIENS.

Referred: Committee on Public Safety, Law Enforcement and Judiciary.

23. 80-31(COR)

Sponsor: v.c. pangelinan

Title: AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §58148 OF CHAPTER 58, TITLE 12 OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING
THE QUALIFYING CERTIFICATE REVIEW BOARD.

Referred: Committee on Health & Human Services Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

24. 83-31 (LS)

Sponsor: R. J. Respicio, T. C. Ada, D. G. Rodriguez, Jr., J. P. Guthertz, DPA, B. J.F. Cruz, A. B. Palacios, Sr., T. R. Muña Barnes, V. C. Pangelinan, J. T.
Won Pat, Ed.D.

Title: AN  ACT TO PROVIDE EXPANDED TRANSPARENCY AND PUBLIC ACCESS RELATIVE TO THE FINANCES OF THE GUAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUTHORITY BY ADDING A NEW § 80116 (f) TO CHAPTER 80 OF TITLE 10 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED

Referred: Committee on Health & Human Services Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

25. 90-31(COR) J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D.

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND §8113, CHAPTER 8 OF TITLE 5 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO THE MINUTES OF EVERY MEETING OF
EACH PUBLIC AGENCY BEING POSTED ON THE PUBLIC AGENCY’S WEBSITE.

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.

26. 98-31 (COR)

Sponsor: As Substituted J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., T.R. Muna‐Barnes, Chris M Duenas, F.F. Blas, Jr., B.J.F. Cruz

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND §151311, ADD A NEW §151311.1 AND DELETE §15307(C),  ALL OF CHAPTER 15, ARTICLE 13 OF TITLE 17 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO THE AWARDING OF THE DR. ANTONIO C. YAMASHITA TEACHER CORPS SCHOLARSHIP TO CHAMORRO LANGUAGE AND CULTURE STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GUAM.

Referred: Committee on Education and Public Library

27. 100-31 (COR)

Sponsor: V.A. Ada, R.J. Respicio, A.B. Palacios

Title: AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §4125 TO CHAPTER 4 OF 17GCA RELATIVE TO ENCOMPASSING INTERNET SAFETY IN PUBLIC EDUCATION
CURRICULA.

Referred: Committee on Education and Public Libraries.

RESOLUTIONS:

1. Resoultion 40-31 (COR)

Sponsor: T.R. Muna Barnes, B.J. Cruz

Title: Relative to requesting Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo to introduce legislation in the United States House of Representatives to amend the “Tourism Promotion Act of 2009”, insuring Guam’s access to millions of tourism related dollars from the federal government.

2. Resolution: 12-31 (COR)

Sponsor: v.c. pangelinan

Title: Relative to Expressing the Sense of I Liheslaturan Guåhan’s Expenditure Priority of Compact Impact Act Funds for Fiscal Year 2012 to I Mage’låhen Guåhan and to the Secretary of Interior to Support Capital Improvement Projects and operations of Various Impacted Government Agencies
and Departments.

3. Resolution: 51-31 (COR)

Sponsors: C. Duenas, T.C. Ada, F.F. Blas., V.A. Ada, D. Rodriquez, Jr.

Title: RELATIVE TO PROVIDING MEASURES TO ADDRESS THE POSSIBILITY OF RADIATION EXPOSURE RESULTING FROM JAPAN’S
NUCLEAR REACTOR INCIDENTS.

APPOINTMENTS:

1. Nominee: Angel, Romeo A.

Board of Directors Guam Housing Corporation

Referred by: Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Recreation

2. Nominee: Borja, Michael J.B.

Board of Commission Chamorro Land Trust

Referred by: Committee on  Appropriations, Taxation, Public Debt, Banking, Insurance, Retirement and Land

3. Nominee: Brooks, Terrence M.

Board of Directors Guam Environmental Protection Agency

Referred: Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs and Human & Natural Resources

4. Nominee: Calvo,  Eduardo A.

Board of Directors Guam Visitors Bureau

Referred by: Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and  Recreation

5. Nominee: Calvo, Ricardo A.

Board of Directors Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority

Referred by: Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Recreation

6. Nominee: Member: Calvo, Shelly V.

Board of Commissioners Hagatna  Restoration & Redevelopment Authority

Referred by: Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Recreation

7. Nominee: Crisostomo, Jennifer R.

Board of Directors Guam Visitors Bureau

Referred by: Committee on  Municipal Affairs,  Tourism, Housing and Recreation

8. Nominee: Espinola, MD., Dr. Aurelio

Guam Board of Medical Examiners Committee on Health &  Human Services, Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

9. Nominee: Florig, Francisco A.

Board of  Directors Guam Housing Corporation Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Recreation

10. Nominee: Franquez, Rita T.

Board of Commission Chamorro Land Trust

Referred by: Committee on Appropriations, Taxation, Public Debt, Banking, Insurance, Retirement and Land

11. Nominee: Friedman, MD., Dr. Samuel

Guam Board of Medical Examiners

Referred by: Committee on Health & Human Services, Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

12. Nominee: Gogue, Cathyann Cruz

General Manager Guam Education Telecommunication Corporation (KGTF) – PBS Guam

Referred: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting

13. Nominee: Hongyee, Lourdes B.

Civil Service Commission Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting

14. Nominee: Lamorena V., Alberto A.

Executive Director Civil Service Commission

Referred by: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting

15. Nominee: Mendiola, Adonis

Director Department of Youth Affairs Committee on Youth,  Cultural Affairs,

Referred by: Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting

16. Morrison, Thomas

Director Bureau of Statistics and Plans

Referred by: Committtee on Health and Human Services, Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

17. Nault, William D.

Member, Board of Directors Guam Environmental Protection Agency

Referred by: Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs and Human & Natural Resources

18. Pangelinan, Edith

Member, Board of Directors Civil Service Commission

Referred by: Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting

19. Paulino, Luis G.

Member, Board of Directors Guam Housing & Urban Renewal Authority

Referred by: Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Recreation

20. Rocco, Jerome

Member, Board of Directors Guam Environmental Protection Agency

Referred by: Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs and Human & Natural Resources

21. Roth, Ann

Member, Board of DirectorsGuam Environmental Protection Agency

Referred by: Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs and Human & Natural Resources

22. Salas, John C.

Chief Guam Fire Department

Referred by: Committee on Public  Safety, Law Enforcement and Judiciary

23. Salas, Robert P.

Member, Board of Directors Guam Economic Development Authority

Committee on Health & Human Services, Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

24. Servino, Benito S.

Director Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities

Referred by: Committee on Health & Human Services, Senior Citizens, Economic Development and Election Reform

25. Taimanglo, Nathan

Member, Board of Directors Guam Visitors Bureau

Referred by: Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Recreation

26. Torre, Deann S.N.

Member, Board of Directors Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority

Referred by: Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Recreation

27. Zhou, Erning Victor

Member, Board of Directors Guam Environmental Protection Agency

Referered by: Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs and Human & Natural Resources   

Respicio Announces March Session Agenda
(Hagåtña, Guam) At the conclusion of the second Committee
on Rules meeting of the term, Rules Chair Senator Rory J.
Respicio announces the agenda for the Legislature’s March
Session, which begins tomorrow, March 29, 2011 at 9:00 A.M. in
the Speaker Antonio R. Unpingco Legislative Session Hall.
Attached to this release is a detailed list of bills, resolutions and
executive appointments that will be addressed during the first
session