SESSION Ends With Passage of 8 Bills, 3 Resolutions & 2 Appointments Confirmed

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Guam – Majority Leader Seantor Rory Respicio reports that 8 bills and 3 resolutions were passed, while 2 appointments were confirmed this morning [Friday] on the last day of Session.

 

BILLS PASSED:

1. Bill No. 08-32 (COR) – R.J. Respicio – AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ALL ADDITIONAL REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE EXPIRATION OF ANY PART OF THE BUSH TAX CUTS. (12 yeas, 2 nays, 1 excused)

2. Bill No. 09-32 (COR) – V.C. Pangelinan – AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §§58148, 58148.1, 58148.2, 58148.3, AND 58149 TO CHAPTER 58 OF TITLE 12, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING THE QUALIFYING CERTIFICATE REVIEW BOARD, THE QUALIFYING CERTIFICATE ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY WEBSITE, AND FOR OTHER PRUPOSES. (12 yeas, 2 nays, 1 excused)

3. Substitute Bill No. 13-32 (COR) – B.J.F. Cruz, J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., C. Duenas – AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §3123 TO ARTICLE 1 AND TO ADD A NEW § 3436 AND § 3437 TO ARTICLE 4 OF CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE 11 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO INTOXICATION OF PERSONS UNDER AGE TWENTY-ONE. (14 yeas, 0 nays, 1 excused)

4. Bill No. 14-32 (COR) – C.M. Duenas – AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §(e) TO §5123 OF CHAPTER 5, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO MANDATING THE PURCHASE OR LEASE OF VEHICLES BY THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM SHALL MEET OR EXCEED A MINIMUM AVERAGE COMBINED CITY AND HIGHWAY MILES PER GALLON (MPG) OF TWENTY-FIVE MILES PER GALLON (25MPG); TO ADD A NEW §(f) TO §5123 OF CHAPTER 5, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, TO ALLOW CERTAIN SPECIALTY VEHICLES TO BE EXCLUDED FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT. (14 yeas, 0 nays, 1 excused)

5. Bill No. 22-32 (COR) – T.C. Ada, B.J.F. Cruz, R. J. Respicio – AN ACT TO AMEND §2103.12, CHAPTER 2, TITLE 4, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ACTING APPOINTMENTS IN EXCESS OF NINETY (90) DAYS. (14 yeas, 0 nays, 1 excused)

6. Bill No. 24-32 (COR) – F.B. Aguon, Jr. – AN ACT TO AMEND §7120.3 OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 16, OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO WAIVER OF FEES FOR IMMEDIATE KIN OF FALLEN HEROES. (14 yeas, 0 nays, 1 excused)

7. Bill No. 33-32 (COR) – V. Anthony Ada, R.J. Respicio – AN ACT TO AMEND §7105 OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 16 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO REQUIRING PROOF OF USE TAX PAYMENT AS A CONDITION OF REGISTRATION FOR VEHICLES ACQUIRED OFF-ISLAND. (14 yeas, 0 nays, 1 excused)

8. Substitute Bill No. 40-32 (COR) – T.C. Ada, B.J.F. Cruz, R.J. Respicio – AN ACT TO AMEND §58111, CHAPTER 58, TITLE 10 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED AND §73110, CHAPTER 73, TITLE 10 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE FIRE CODE, AND TO AMEND §58112, CHAPTER 58, TITLE 10 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED. (13 yeas, 1 nay, 1 excused)

RESOLUTIONS:

1. Resolution 02-32 (COR) – M.F.Q. San Nicolas, R.J. Respicio – Relative to the adoption of Vision and Mission statements of I Mina ‘Trentai Dos Na Liheslaturan Guåhan which will help establish a clear and concise focus that all members can apply to the legislative process. (12 yeas, 2 nays, 1 excused)

2. Resolution 10-32 (COR) – B.J.F. Cruz – Relative to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the global epidemic derived from tobacco; to request that the Obama Administration support the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control; and to request that the United States Senate ratify the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. (14 yeas, 0 nays, 1 excused)

3. Resolution No. 48-32 (LS) – J.T. Wonpat, Ed.D. – RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF MS. ANNMARIE T. MUNA TO SERVE AS THE ALTERNATE DIRECTOR OF THE GUAM VISITORS BUREAU BOARD OF DIRECTORS. (12 yeas, 0 nays, 2 excused)

EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS:

Dominguez, Carl V. – Director of Department of Public Works: (14 yeas, 0 nays, 1 excused)

Mesa, Monte Del Mar – Member, Guam Economic Development Authority Board of Directors: (13 yeas, 1 nay, 1 excused)