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Senators pass 4 bills

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Lawmakers on their first day of their May Legislative Session passed four bills and sent a long list of the Governor's appointees to the voting file.

BILLS PASSED

Bill 137: An act to establish the Administrative Rules and Regulations of the Department of Public Health & Social Services relative to the issuance of sanitary permits, under Article 5 of Chapter 4, Division 1, Title 26, Guam Administrative Rules and Regulations.  

Yea: 12, Nay: 1,  Excused Absence: 2

Note: Senator Frank Blas, Jr. passed three times, which is a ‘no' vote.

Bill No. 117: AN ACT TO APROVE THE PROPOSED RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE GUAM COMMISSION FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION.

Yea: 13, Nay: 0,  Excused Absence: 2

Bill No. 103: AN ACT TO REPROGRAM $36,673,370    FROM OBJECT CLASS 111 AND 113 FROM THE GUAM DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FY 2011 BUDGET TO OBJECT CLASS 450 FOR ONGOING AND CONTINUING CAPITAL EXPENDITURE PROJECTS.

Yea: 13, Nay: 0,  Excused Absence: 2

Bill No. 142: AN ACT TO AMEND PUBLIC LAW 30‐216, RELATIVE TO PROVIDING ADDITIONAL TIME TO UTILIZE FUNDS FOR THE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF SCHOOL BUSES AND PUBLIC SAFETY VEHICLES AND THE REALLOCATION OF SURPLUS FUNDS TO FUND PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE ON SCHOOL BUSES.

Yea: 13, Nay: 0, Excused Absence:

Senators are currently in session for their second day discussing legislation dealing with southern bridges, and the Guam election commission to name a few.

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