SESSION Update: 6 More Bills Into the Voting File Wednesday

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Guam -Legislative Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory Respicio files the following report on the ongoing Legislative Session as of Wednesday evening.

August 31, 2011, 5:40 PM
For Immediate Release
SESSION UPDATE
Six Bills Moved to Voting File

(Hagåtña,  Guam)  –  Majority  Leader  and  Rules  Committee  Chair  Senator  Rory  J. Respicio reports that during this afternoon’s Session deliberations, senators discussed seven  more  bills,  six  of  which  were  moved  to  the  Voting  File.    The  Legislature  is currently  in recess.  Session  resumes at  9:00 AM  tomorrow,  September  1, 2011.   The public can tune in on MCV Channel 13 or GUdTV Channel 21.
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The following bills were moved to the Voting File:

Bill No. 172‐31 (COR) – Sponsor: F.F. Blas, Jr.

AN ACT TO AMEND §75107 OF CHAPTER 75 OF TITLE 10 OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO SAFE HARBOR EXEMPTION AND RESTRICTIONS.

Bill No. 173‐31 (COR) – As Substituted by the Committee on Youth, Cultural Affairs, Procurement, General Government Operations and Public Broadcasting.   (Sponsor: B. J.F. Cruz)

AN ACT TO CREATE THE TASK FORCE ON THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF  CHILDREN  WITHIN  THE  CHILD  PROTECTIVE  ACT  BY  ADDING  A  NEW ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 13 OF TITLE 19 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED.

Bill No. 174‐31 (COR) – As Amended by the Committee on Appropriation, Taxation, Public Debt, Banking, Insurance, Retirement, and Land. (Sponsor: C. M. Duenas)

AN  ACT  TO  REPEAL  AND  RE‐ENACT  §  61214  OF  TITLE  21,  GUAM  CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING “SPLIT‐ZONE ELECTIONS”.

Bill  No.  176‐31  (LS)  –  As  Substituted  by  the  Committee  on  Education  and  Public
Libraries.  (Sponsor: J. T. Won Pat, Ed.D)

AN ACT TO AMEND ITEMS (2) AND (4) OF §30102 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO AMEND ITEM (4) OF §30103 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO AMEND §31102 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO REPEAL §31102.1 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO AMEND §31107 OF TITLE 17 GCA; ITEMS (2) AND (6) OF §31108 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO AMEND ITEM (5)  OF §31110 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO AMEND §31111 OF TITLE  17 GCA; TO AMEND §31112 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO REPEAL §31115 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO REPEAL SUBSECTION (C) OF §31116 OF TITLE  17  GCA;  TO  AMEND  ARTICLE  1  OF  CHAPTER  32  OF  TITLE  17  GCA;  TO REPEAL  §33104  OF  TITLE  17  GCA;  TO  RENUMBER  ARTICLE  3,  CHAPTER  32  OF TITLE  17  GCA  TO  DIVISION  5  OF  TITLE  17  GCA,  ;  TO  ADD  A  NEW  §33105  TO CHAPTER 33 OF TITLE 17 GCA; TO ADD A NEW §33106 TO CHAPTER 33 OF TITLE 17 GCA;  RELATIVE TO THE GUAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE.   

Bill  No.  188‐31  (LS)  –  As  Substituted  by  the  Committee  on  Health  &  Human  Services,  Economic  Development, Senior Citizens and Election Reform. (Sponsor: D. G. Rodriguez, Jr.)

AN ACT RELATIVE RESTRICTING SMOKING IN A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN A CHILD IS PRESENT, BY ADDING A NEW §90114 TO CHAPTER 90, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED.

Bill  No.  195‐31  (COR)  –  As  Amended  by  the  Committee  on  Public  Safety,  Law  Enforcement  and Judiciary.  (Sponsor: D. G. Rodriguez, Jr.)

AN ACT RELATIVE TO CREATING A CENTRAL DATABASE CONTAINING INFORMATION ABOUT OFFENDERS WHO HAVE COMMITTED OFFENSES INVOLVING DOMESTIC/FAMILY VIOLENCE BY ADDING A NEW §30.200 CHAPTER 30, TITLE 9 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, TO BE KNOWN AS THE “FAMILY VIOLENCE REGISTRY ACT”.

The following bill was discussed but not moved to the Voting File.  Discussion continues TODAY [Thursday]:  

Bill No. 154‐31 (COR) – As Substituted by the Committee on Rules; Federal, Foreign and Micronesian Affairs; and Human and Natural Resources. (Sponsor: J. P. Guthertz, DPA)

AN  ACT  TO  AMEND  TITLE  3  GUAM  CODE  ANNOTATED  BY  ADDING  NEW  SUBITEMS  3104(a) AND 3105(a) TO CHAPTER 3, ADDING A NEW SUBITEM 20007(a) TO CHAPTER 20, AND A NEW SUBITEM  21007(a);  AND  TO  AMEND  TITLE  1  GUAM  CODE  ANNOTATED  BY  ADDING  A  NEW SUBITEM  2109(a),  AND  AMENDING  §  2110(a)  AND  §  2111  RELATIVE  TO  THE  REGISTRATION, EDUCATION CAMPAIGN AND VOTING PROCESS FOR THE PLEBISCITE ON POLITICAL STATUS FOR GUAM, ALL IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSION ON DECOLONIZATION.