Wednesday, April 16, 2014

AFTERNOON Session Update: Another 3 Bills; 1 Resolution Moved to Voting File

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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:


SESSION UPDATE
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,


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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.

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