MORNING Session Update: Senators Move 3 Bills, 1 Appointment to Voting File during Morning Session

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Guam – Majority Leader and Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory Respicio reports that 3 bills and 1 appointment were moved to the voting file this morning on day 1 of the first session of 2012.

In addition, 1 bill was added to the agenda, another sent back to committee and 2 others were discussed, but remain in the 2nd reading file.

READ Senator Repicio’s report in FULL below:


January 18, 2012, 12:04PM
For Immediate Release

SESSION UPDATE
3 Bills and 1 Appointment moved to Voting File

(Hagåtña, Guam) –Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory J. Respicio reports that during the  first  day  of  this  week’s  Session,  Senators  of  the  31st
Guam  Legislature  discussed three bills, one executive appointment; added one resolution to the agenda and sent one bill back to committee, listed below.  All but one item discussed were moved to the voting file.  Session is now in recess and will resume at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. The public can tune in on MCV Channel 13 or GUdTV Channel 21.

Bill  No.  99‐31  (COR)  –  As  Substituted  by  the  Committee  on  Public  Safety,  Law Enforcement and Judiciary (by V. Anthony Ada, R. J. Respicio)
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 120 OF 8GCA RELATIVE TO REQUIRING  CONVICTED  SEX  OFFENDERS,  INTER  ALIOS,  TO  SUBMIT  TO  DNA PROFILING.

Bill No. 124‐31 (LS) – As Substituted by the Committee on Public Safety,  Law Enforcement and Judiciary  (by Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D., A. B. Palacios, Sr., T.R. Muna Barnes)
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §34155 §34154 TO TITLE 5 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE  TO  DEADBEAT  PARENTS  THE  “MOST  WANTED  DELINQUENT ABSENT  PARENT  LIST”  AND  OTHER  CHILD  SUPPORT  LISTS  OF  DELINQUENT OBLIGORS.

Bill No. 193‐31 (COR) – Sponsored by Chris M. Dueñas
AN  ACT  TO  ADD  A  NEW  §44115  TO  CHAPTER  44  OF  TITLE  22,  GUAM  CODE ANNOTATED, ESTABLISHING A SCHOLARSHIP
PROGRAM FOR ECONOMICALLY‐DISADVANTAGED  STUDENTS  SEEKING  CAREERS  IN  THE CONSTRUCTION TRADES; PROVIDING FUNDING SOURCES FOR THE PROGRAM; AND,  CITING  THIS  ACT  AS  THE  “BUILDING  GUAM’S  TRADES  SCHOLARSHIP
PROGRAM.  

APPOINTMENTS

Dr. John Camacho Salas., Member, Council on Post‐Secondary Institution Certification.


THE FOLLOWING BILL WAS DISCUSSED BUT REMAINS IN 2ND READING FILE  

Bill No. 268‐31 (COR) – Sponsored by A. B. Palacios, Sr.

AN ACT RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO CONTRACT FOR LEGAL SERVICES, AS  DEEMED  NECESSARY  FOR  THE  CONDUCT  OF  ITS  OPERATIONS;  THROUGH  ADDING  A  NEW SUBSECTION “D” TO  §1114 OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 22, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, BUSINESS REGULATIONS, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SERVICES AND AGREEMENTS.  

THE FOLLOWING ITEM WAS MOVED BACK TO COMMITTEE

Bill  No.  263‐31  (COR)  –  As  substituted  by  the  Committee  on  Appropriations,  Taxation,  Public  Debt,  Banking, Insurance, Retirement & Land and the Author (by A. A. Yamashita, PhD)  

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 61103(D), REPEAL SECTION 61531.1, AND AMEND SECTION 61532 ALL OF PART 4, CHAPTER 61, TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO PARKING REGULATIONS. AN ACT TO AMEND § 61103(D), REPEAL § 61531.1, AND AMEND §61532 ALL OF PART 4, CHAPTER 61, TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO PARKING REGULATIONS.  


THE FOLLOWING ITEM WAS ADDED TO THE AGENDA

Resolution No. 281‐31 (COR) – As substituted by the Sponsor (Sponsored by M. Silva Taijeron)

RELATIVE  TO  EXPRESSING  THE  SUPPORT  OF  I  LIHESLATURAN  GUÅHAN  FOR  AND  RECOGNIZING  THE IMPORTANCE  OF  THE  SERVICE  OF  MILITARY  RESERVISTS  SERVING  ON  GUAM  BY  URGING  PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA AND THE 112TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RECONSIDER FUNDING CUTS TO THE BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONTROL ACT OF 2011, AND FURTHER ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO RECONSIDER ANY  FUNDING  DECREASE  TO  RESERVE  MILITARY  FORCES  ON  GUAM  RESULTING  FROM  DEFICIT
REDUCTION PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONTROL ACT OF 2011.