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Senators Hit Voting File

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Just before breaking for lunch, Senators voted on several measures and appointments. The following bills passed by majority vote:

Bill No. 251-32 (COR) as Amended on the Floor - Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., R.J. Respicio, Chris M. Dueñas AN ACT TO AMEND PUBLIC LAW 32-67 RELATIVE TO THE WAIVER OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY ON A LOAN PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED FOR THE GUAM LEGISLATURE.  (13 yes votes, 1 no, Sen. Frank Aguon, Jr. was absent)

Bill No. 252-32 (COR) as Amended on the Floor - Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., R.J. Respicio, Chris M. Dueñas AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 10 TITLE 12 GUAM CODE ANNOTATED §10238 RELATIVE TO THE WAIVER OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY ON A LOAN PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED FOR THE JOSE D. LEON GUERRERO PORT AUTHORITY OF GUAM. (13 yes votes, 1 no, Sen. Frank Aguon, Jr. was absent)

Senators confirmed the following individuals to serve on government boards and commissions:

 -Mrs. Rosa S. Palomo to serve as a Retired Teacher Member of the Guam Academy Charter Schools Council for a term of three (3) years  

-Donna W. Kloppenburg to serve as Performing Arts Member of the Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency

- Mr. Timothy T. Kernaghan to serve as a Member to the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port Authority of Guam's Board of Directors, for a term commencing on the date of his confirmation and expiringJune 30, 2016, to fill the seat left vacant by Mr. Daniel J. Tydingco, whose term expired June 30, 2013  

-Mr. Theodore M. Lewis to serve as a Member of the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority Board of Trustees

-Ms. Hope Pangelinan to serve as a Member of the Guam Board of Social Work

-Ms. Melissa Chargualaf to serve as a member of the Guam Board of Social Work

-Ginger S. Porter to serve as a member of the Guam Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors,for a term of four (4) years

-Erning Victor Zhou to serve as Member of the Guam Environmental Protection Agency, for a term of three (3) years as defined by Title 10 GCA Chapter 45 §45103, beginning on November 29, 2012 to November 28, 2015

-Ann Roth to serve as Member of the Guam Environmental Protection Agency, for a term of three (3) years as defined by Title 10 GCA Chapter 45 §45103, beginning on November 29, 2011 to November 28, 2014

-Terrence M. Brooks to serve as Member of the Guam Environmental Protection Agency, for a term of three (3) years as defined by Title 10 GCA Chapter 45 §45103, beginning on November 29, 2013 to November 28, 2016

- Dr. Marilyn C. Salas to serve as the Chamorro Culture Representative, Guam Historic Preservation Review Board for a term of four (4) years as defined by Chapter 76, Section 76509, 21 Guam Code Annotated for the term beginning March 21, 2013 to March 20, 2017

-Franklin P. Leon Guerrero to serve as a member of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, for a term of two (2) years beginning from July I, 2013 until June 30, 2015

-William Nault to serve as Member of the Guam Environmental Protection Agency, for a term of three (3) years as defined by Title 10 GCA Chapter 45 §45103, beginning on November 29, 2013 to November 28, 2016

Lawmakers recessed until two o'clock this afternoon.

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