SESSION Day Three: Nothing Voted On, But 7 More Bills and 2 Resolutions Moved to Voting File

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Guam – Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory Respicio reports 7 more bills and 2  resolutions were moved into the Voting File Thursday, during the third day of the current legislative Session.

Bills 35 and 54 were also discussed, but both remains in the Second Reading File for further discussion.

Session will resume Friday at 8:30 AM.

Still in 2ed Reading File

• Substitute Bill No. 35-31 (COR) – by T. C. Ada – 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.

*Status: Remains in Second Reading File.

• Bill No. 54-31 (COR) – by C. M. Duenas – 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.

*Status: Remains in Second Reading File.

Moved to the Voting File:

• Bill No. 127-31 (LS) – by D. G. Rodriguez, Jr. – AN ACT RELATIVE TO REPEALING INORGANIC PROVISIONS IN CONFLICT WITH 48 U.S.C. § 1421G(A) – THE ORGANIC ACT OF GUAM, BY REPEALING §80105.5 AND §80107 OF CHAPTER 80, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, PERTAINING TO THE GUAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUTHORITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

*Status: Moved to the Voting File.

• Bill No. 42-31 (COR) – by J. T. Won Pat – 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.

*Status: Moved to Voting File.

• Bill No. 53-31 (COR) – by A. B. Palacios, Sr. – 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.

*Status: Moved to Voting File

• Bill No. 56-31 (COR) – by D.G. Rodriguez, Jr. – 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.

*Status: Moved to the Voting File.

• Bill No. 59-31 (COR) – by V. A. Ada – AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 20 OF CHAPTER XIII OF PUBLIC LAW 30-196 RELATIVE TO REQUIRING ALL GOVERNMENT OF GUAM AGENCIES TO COMPLY WITH THE STAFFING PATTERN DISCLOSURE MANDATES INCLUSIVE OF THE FOURTH QUARTER OF FISCAL YEAR 2010.

*Status: Moved to the Voting File.

• Substitute Bill No. 57-30 (COR) – by T. R. Muña Barnes – 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.

*Status: Moved to the Voting File.

• Substitute Bill No. 45-31 (COR) – by A. B. Palacios, Sr. – AN ACT RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE GUAM POLICE DEPARTMENT THE CONTINUAL OPERATION OF ITS HEADQUARTERS AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES IN TIYAN, UNTIL A PERMANENT  EADQUARTERS AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE FACILITY IS CONSTRUCTED OR IDENTIFIED, THROUGH AMENDING A RESTRICTIVE PROVISION CONTAINED IN PUBLIC LAW 26-100.

*Status: Moved to Voting File.

• Resolution No. 51-31 (COR) – by C. M. Duenas, T. C. Ada – Relative to providing measures to address the possibility of radiation exposure resulting from Japan’s nuclear reactor incidents.

*Status: Moved to the voting file

• Resolution No. 40-31 (COR) – by T. R. Muna Barnes, B. J. Cruz – 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.

*Status: Moved to the Voting File.