SESSION Day Three: Concealed Firearms Bill to 3rd Reading File; Session in Recess Until Friday

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Guam –   Lawmakers spent most of the Day 3 of the current Session discussing Senator Tony Ada’s “Concealed Firearms Licensing Bill”.

It was finally moved to the Third reading File. Session is in recess until Friday at 3pm.

READ Senator Respicio’s Session report below:

May 7, 2014
For Immediate Release

SENATOR RESPICIO ISSUES SESSION UPDATE

(Hagåtña, Guam) Senator Rory J. Respicio, Chairperson of the Committee on Rules, reports that during this afternoon’s Session, Senators of the 32nd Guam Legislature discussed the item listed below. Session will resume
Friday, May 9, 2014 at 3 p.m.

Moved to 3rd Reading File:

1. Bill No. 296-32 (COR)
As amended on the Floor – V. Anthony Ada, Aline A. Yamashita, Ph.D., Chris M. Dueñas, Tommy Morrison, R. J Respicio, Brant T. McCreadie, Michael F.Q. San Nicolas
AN ACT TO AMEND §60109 AND TO ADD A NEW §60109.1 TO CHAPTER 60 OF 10GCA RELATIVE TO CONCEALED FIREARMS LICENSING. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/7/14

Already in the 3rd Reading File:

1. Bill No. 34-32 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Aviation, Ground Transportation, Regulatory Concerns, and Future Generations and further amended on the Floor – V. Anthony Ada, R.J. Respicio, Vicente (ben) C. Pangelinan, Michael F.Q. San Nicolas
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §§ 7178 & 7179 TO 16GCA RELATIVE TO VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

2. Bill No. 131-32 (COR) As amended by the Author – T.C. Ada
AN ACT TO AMEND SUBSECTION (f) AND ADD A NEW SUBSECTION (g) TO §3301 AND OF CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING SPEED LIMITS. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

3. Bill No. 227-32 (COR)As substituted by the Committee on General Government Operations and Cultural Affairs and amended on the Floor – T.C Ada, T.R. Muna Barnes, R.J. Respicio
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF THE GUAM STREETLIGHT AUTHORITY TO ISSUE BONDS TO FINANCE THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF NEW LED STREETLIGHTS.*Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

4. Bill No. 78-32 (COR) As amended on the Floor – Vicente (ben) C. Pangelinan
AN ACT TO ADD SUBSECTION (d) TO §3102.3 CHAPTER 3 OF 17 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE GUAM EDUCATION BOARD TO INCLUDE A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE MAYORS’ COUNCIL OF GUAM. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

5. Bill No. 203-32 (COR) As substituted by the Committee on Appropriations, Public Debt, Legal Affairs, Retirement, Public Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation and Land and amended on the Floor – Chris M. Dueñas, D.G. Rodriguez, Jr., V. Anthony Ada, Tommy A. Morrison
AN ACT ADD A NEW CHAPTER 45A TO DIVISION 2, TITLE 10 OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING THE PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE REBATE PROGRAM ACT. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

6. Bill No. 216-32 (LS) As substituted by the Committee on Aviation, Ground Transportation, Regulatory Concerns, and Future Generations – Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D., T.R. Muña Barnes, Aline A. Yamashita, Ph.D.
AN ACT TO ADD NEW §5134 OF CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 19 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO ENACTING PRINCIPLES OF BALANCED APPROACH AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE IN THE JUVENILE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM BETWEEN THE VICTIM AND OFFENDER. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

7. Bill No. 275-32 (COR) As substituted by the Committee on Health & Human Services, Health Insurance Reform, Economic Developments, and Senior Citizens and amended on the Floor – Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THE SANCTITY OF THE MEDICAL PEER REVIEW PROCESS AT THE GUAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUTHORITY, BY AMENDING SUBSECTION (n) OF §80109, CHAPTER 80, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

8. Bill No. 267-32 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Public Safety, Infrastructure & Maritime Transportation and further amended on the Floor – Michael F. Q. San Nicolas, T.C. Ada
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN PROVISIONS FOR THE REPAIR OR DEMOLITION OF UNSAFE STRUCTURES IN GUAM’S BUILDING LAW, BY AMENDING§§ 66501, 66503, 66504, 66505, 66507 AND 66508 OF ARTICLE 5 AND § 66701 OF ARTICLE 7, EACH OF CHAPTER 66, TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

9. Bill No. 279-32 (LS) As amended on the Floor – T.R. Muña Barnes, Aline A. Yamashita, Ph.D., Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D., T. C. Ada
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A GUAM ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYCONDUCTED SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STUDY AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A ONE-YEAR PILOT PROJECT DEMONSTRATING THE ABILITY OF GUAM TO DEVELOP A BENEFICIAL USE FOR DISCARDED GLASS BOTTLES THAT WOULD, AMONG OTHER THINGS, DIVERT GLASS FROM THE LAYON MUNICIPAL SANITARY LANDFILL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.  *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/5/14

10. Bill No. 282-32 (COR)
As amended by the Committee on Guam, U.S. Military Relocation, Homeland Security, Veteran’s Affairs, and Judiciary and further amended on the Floor – Brant T. McCreadie
AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 37.10 AND 37.20 OF CHAPTER 37, TITLE 9 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO THE CRIME OF BURGLARY IN SCHOOLS, WHICH MAY BE CITED AS THE “SAFER SCHOOLS ACT OF 2014”. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/6/14 

11. Bill No. 264-32 (COR) – D. G. Rodriguez, Jr., B. T. McCreadie, T.C. Ada, R. J. Respicio, T. R. Muña Barnes , V. Anthony Ada, Tommy Morrison , Chris M. Dueñas
AN ACT TO RELATIVE TO PROHIBITING THE SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES TO MINORS, BY ADDING A NEW § 6101(l) TO ARTICLE 1, AND AMENDING § 6400 OF ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 11 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/6/14

12. Bill No. 297-32 (COR) As amended on the Floor- Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D., Vicente (ben) C. Pangelinan
AN ACT AMEND §1105 OF TITLE 9 GAR RELATIVE TO THE IMPORTATION OF CATTLE. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/6/14

13. Bill No. 298-32 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Guam U.S. Military Relocation, Veterans’ Affairs, Homeland Security and Judiciary –Brant T. McCreadie, V. Anthony Ada, Tommy Morrison
AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 67.401.4 AND 67.401.9 OF CHAPTER 67, TITLE 9 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO PUNISHMENT FOR THE DELIVERY, DISPENSING, MANUFACTURING AND IMPORTATION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, WHICH MAY BE CITED AS THE “METHAMAPHETAMINE INCARCERATION REFORM ACT OF 2014”. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/6/14

14.Bill No. 308-32 (COR)
As substituted by the Committee on Health & Human Services, Health Insurance Reform, Economic Development, and Senior Citizens – Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN EX-OFFICIO REPRESENTATIVE OF THE GMH VOLUNTEERS ASSOCIATION A MEMBER POSITION ON THE GUAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUTHORITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, BY AMENDING SUBSECTION (a) OF §80105, CHAPTER 80, DIVISION 4, 10 GCA. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/6/14

15. Bill No. 328-32 (COR)
– T.C. Ada, R.J. Respicio
AN ACT TO APPROVE AND ADOPT THE CIP SCHEDULE AND LAND USE DESIGNATIONS IN THE JOSE D. LEON GUERRERO COMMERCIAL PORT OF GUAM MASTER PLAN UPDATE 2013 REPORT. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/6/14

16. Bill No. 220-32 (LS) As amended and further amended on the Floor – R J. Respicio, T.R. Muña Barnes, Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE MAYORS COUNCIL OF GUAM (MCOG) AND THE GUAM ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (GEPA) TO COLLABORATE ON DEVELOPMENT OF AN OPERATIONAL PLAN FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT, AND TO APPROPRIATE TWO MILLION DOLLARS ($2,000,000) FROM THE RECYCLING REVOLVING FUND TO THE MAYORS COUNCIL OF GUAM FOR THE PURCHASE OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT TO BE UTILIZED BY THE MCOG FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF RECYCLABLES, JUNK CARS,
GREEN WASTE AND OTHER DEBRIS. *Moved to 3rd Reading File 5/6/14

Voting File:

Confirmations to Boards and Commissions:

1. The Committee on Education, Public Library and Women’s Affairs hereby reports out the nomination of Maria Flor Herrero to serve as a Member, University of Guam Board of Regents. *Moved to Voting File 5/5/14

2. The Committee on General Government Operations and Cultural Affairs hereby reports out the nomination of MiChelle H. Taitano to serve as Member of the Guam Parole Board with the recommendation to do confirm.
*Moved to Voting File 5/5/14

UNSWORN DECLARATION:
I hereby declare that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, under penalty of perjury of the laws of Guam, this declaration being sworn and made in lieu of an affidavit pursuant to Title 6 Guam Code Annotated §4308, at the place and date identified herein.
Rory J. Respicio