VIDEO: Speaker Says Special Session Was Already Scheduled for FRIDAY

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Guam – The discussion on Bill 250 began last week when Senator Dennis Rodriguez asked Speaker Judi Won Pat to call special session on the bill.

Despite a stinging letter from Governor Calvo to Speaker Won Pat today, the Speaker says a special session was already being planned for this Friday, January 17, which would have provided enough time for the public to comment on the bill through a public hearing.

READ the Governor’s letter to Speaker Won Pat calling the Special Session HERE

Speaker Judi Won Pat says she had already planned to call for a special session on Bill 250.

READ Bill No. 250 HERE

The measure, introduced by Senator Dennis Rodriguez, amends current law on sovereign immunity so that it also waives sovereign immunity when it comes to the awarding of legal fees in the event that the government defaults on its loan.