Thursday Session Day 4: Debate on and Revisions to Revised 2014 Budget Bill #38 Continue; Session Resumes MONDAY

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Guam – Senators  met briefly in Session Thursday to continue discussion in the Committee of the Whole on the revised 2014 Budget bill.

Lawmakers adjourned after less than an hour to make further revisions to the already revised substitute Budget Bill #38.

READ substitute Bill #38 HERE

Session resumes MONDAY, August 19, at 10am.

Majority Leader and Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory Respicio issued the following report on the Thursday Session.

READ the release from Senator Respicio below:

Thursday Session Day 4: August 15

For Immediate Release
SENATOR RESPICIO ISSUES SESSION UPDATE
(Hagåtña, Guam) Senator Rory J. Respicio, Chairperson of the Committee on Rules, reports that during this afternoon’s Session, Senators of the 32nd
Guam Legislature discussed the item listed below. Session will resume next week Monday at 10:00 a.m.

Bill No. 38-32(COR) as Substituted – The Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs, Human & Natural Resources, and Election
Reform by request of I Maga’låhen Guåhan, the Governor of Guam, in accordance with the Organic Act of Guam.
AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM FOR FISCAL
YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, MAKING OTHER APPROPRIATIONS, AND ESTABLISHING MISCELLANEOUS AND ADMINISTRATIVE
PROVISIONS. *Still in Discussion as the Committee of the Whole

Wednesday Session Day 3: August 14

Bill No. 38-32(COR) as Substituted – The Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs, Human & Natural Resources, and Election Reform by request of I Maga’låhen Guåhan, the Governor of Guam, in accordance with the Organic Act of Guam. AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, MAKING OTHER APPROPRIATIONS, AND ESTABLISHING MISCELLANEOUS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS. *Still in Discussion as the Committee of the Whole

Tuesday Session Day 2: August 13

Bill No. 38-32(COR) as Substituted – The Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs, Human & Natural Resources, and Election Reform by request of I Maga’låhen Guåhan, the Governor of Guam, in accordance with the Organic Act of Guam.

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, MAKING OTHER APPROPRIATIONS, AND ESTABLISHING MISCELLANEOUS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.   *Still in Discussion as the Committee of the Whole

APPOINTMENTS
Debra Dueñas – Member, Guam Public Library System Board *Moved to Voting File
John T. Benito – Member, Guam Community College Board of Trustees *Moved to Voting File
Maria Snively – Member, Guam Public Library System Board *Moved to Voting File

Monday Session Day 1: August 12

APPOINTMENTS
1.   Agnes White – Member, KGTF/PBS Board of Trustees *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
2.   Athena Meno – Member, KGTF/PBS Board of Trustees *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
3.   Belina Mejia – Member, Alcoholic Beverage Control Board *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
4.   Denise Herstlet – Member, Criminal  Injuries  Compensation  Commission  *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
5.   Florida Sanchez – Member, Guam Environmental Protection Agency *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
6.   John Ilao – Member, Guam Housing & Urban Renewal Authority Board of Directors *13 yeas, 1 excused absence, 1 nay (B.J. Cruz)
7.   John Taitano, II – Member, Alcoholic Beverage Control Board *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
8.   Kathleen Aguon – Member, KGTF/PBS Board of Trustees *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
9.   Manuel Q. Cruz – Director, Department of Labor *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
10. Renie Llaneta – Member, Alcoholic Beverage Control Board *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
11. Robert Perron – Member, Guam Environmental Protection Agency *14 yeas; 1 excused absence
12. Stephen Tenorio – Member, KGTF/PBS Board of Trustees *14 yeas; 1 excused absence

UNSWORN DECLARATION: I hereby declare that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, under penalty of perjury of the laws of Guam, this declaration being sworn and made in lieu of an affidavit pursuant to Title 6 Guam Code Annotated §4308, at the place and date identified herein.
Rory J. Respicio