- Written by Terry Arthur
Guam - Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory Respicio reports that another 3 bills and a resolution were moved to the voting file during the afternoon of Wednesday's Session.
In all, 6 bills were moved to the voting file Wednesday, along with 1 resolution and an appointment.
READ Senator Respicio's Session Update in FULL below:
3 BILLS & 1 RESOLUTION MOVED TO VOTING FILE
(Hagåtña, Guam) –Rules Committee Chair Senator Rory J. Respicio reports that during this afternoon’s Session, Senators of the 31st Guam Legislature discussed six bills, one resolution and sent one bill back to committee, listed below. All but two items were moved to the voting file. Session is now in recess and will resume Thursday, Jan. 19,
2012 at 9:00 AM. The public can tune in to MCV Channel 13 or GUdTV Channel 21.
Bill No. 296‐31 (LS) – As amended by the Committee on Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Judiciary (by A. B. Palacios, Sr.)
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §90.16 TO ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 90, TITLE 9, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICER.
Resolution No. 299‐31 (COR) – Sponsored by R. J. Respicio, T.C. Ada, J. P. Guthertz, DPA,
RELATIVE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A “SISTER CITY” RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN IN THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND THE TERRITORY OF GUAM, IN ORDER TO ENCOURAGE THE FURTHER GROWTH OF FRIENDSHIP, CAMARADERIE AND COMMERCE FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL OF THE PEOPLE OF THE TWO REGIONS.
Bill No. 309‐31 (LS) – As amended by the Committee on Appropriations, Taxation, Public Debt, Banking, Insurance, Retirement, and Land (by T. C. Ada)
AN ACT TO AMEND §3102.1, §7160(E), §7161(F) OF TITLE 16, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, TO AMEND §51506(D) OF TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, AND TO AMEND §4104(B) OF TITLE 4, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO THE CONTINUING APPLICATION OF BENEFITS TO GUAM’S VETERANS.
Bill No. 327‐31 (COR) – As Amended by the Committee on Appropriations, Taxation, Public Debt, Banking, Insurance, Retirement and Land
(by M. Silva Taijeron)
AN ACT TO AMEND §40135 AND TO ADD NEW SECTIONS 40137, 40138, 40139, 40140, 40141 AND 40142, ALL OF CHAPTER 40, DIVISION 4, TITLE 5 OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO GYMNASIUM REVOLVING FUNDS WITHIN VARIOUS ISLAND MUNICIPALITIES.
The following bill was sent back to committee:
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 Bills were discussed but remains in Second Reading file:
Bill No. 272‐31 (COR) – Sponsored by B. J.F. Cruz
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 43101 TO TITLE 5 OF THE GUAM CODE ANNOTATED RELATIVE TO PROHIBITING MEMBERS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FROM PROCURING GOODS AND SERVICES TO ANY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT, AGENCY OR INSTRUMENTALITY IN WHICH THEY ARE APPOINTED TO SERVE.
Bill No. 292‐31 (LS) – Sponsored by D.G. Rodriguez, Jr. .
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES TO OBTAIN REIMBURSEMENT FOR SERVICES RENDERED TO MEDICALLY INDIGENT PROGRAM PATIENTS, BY AMENDING §3812 OF ARTICLE 8, CHAPTER 3, AND BY AMENDING §2912.10 OF ARTICLE 9, CHAPTER 2, OF TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED.