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
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
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.