35th Guam Legislature - Resolutions

The following lists of Resolutions are available in electronic format from the 34th Guam Legislature.  The Resolutions will continue to be added as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk of the Legislature or call (671) 472-3465.


Resolution No. 104-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing Mr. Brian Copeland, 2019 Vice President of Association Affairs, National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) keynote speaker for Guam Association of REALTORS® (GAR) General Membership Meeting.

Resolution No. 103-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing Richard Chan and Mika Caldwell as the “Small Business Person of the Year” 2019 SBA Small Business Awards recipients and commending them for their contributions and commitments to the small business community.
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Resolution No. 102-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing Colonel Esther Aguigui of the Guam Army National Guard and Chief of the Construction and Facilities Management Office for contributions to the small business community and congratulating her as the recipient of the “Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year” 2019 SBA Small Business Award. -

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Resolution No. 101-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to Relative to recognizing and congratulating Ms. Ursula Herrera as the recipient of the “Home-Based Business Champion of the Year” 2019 SBA Small Business Awards. -

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Resolution No. 100-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing Josephine L. Mariano, Senior Vice President/Central Operations and BSA Administrator of the Bank of Guam for her contributions to the small business community and congratulating her as the recipient of the “Financial Services Champion of the Year” 2019 SBA Small Business Award. -

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Resolution No. 99-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing Vanessa L. Williams as the “Women in business Champion of the Year” 2019 SBA Small Business Awards recipient and commending her for her extensive record of achievement in promoting women in business and in government and in advocating policies that improve the environment for the creation and expansion of businesses owned or operated by women. -

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Resolution No. 98-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to requesting the assistance of Congressman Michael F.Q. San Nicolas in addressing the following Healthcare issues plaguing Guam, with the respective federal authorities; 1). Guam Memorial Hospital Reimbursement Rates and Fee Schedules, 2). Medicaid matching for Guam, 3). Cancer Assistance Grants for Guam, 4). Individual Health Insurance Subsidies, 5). Modernizing the communications of the healthcare system, 6). High cost of prescription drugs, and 7). Out of Hospital Procedures.

Resolution No. 97-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the Guam Girl Scouts on their annual celebration of National Girl Scout Leader’s Day on April 22, 2019 which honors all Girl Scout volunteers who work as leaders and mentors and have positively impacted the organization since its founding in 1912.

Resolution No. 96-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Sabina Flores Perez

Relative to recognizing the month of April as Distracted Awareness Month to advocate individuals to improve and prevent distracted driving.

Resolution No. 95-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee

Relative to recognizing the Guam Women’s Chamber of Commerce for organizing their 2nd HIGHTIDE Women’s Summit; and to further commend them for their efforts in helping to inspire women to pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations.

Resolution No. 94-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Sabina Flores Perez / Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Joe S. San Agustin / Clynton E. Ridgell / Régine Biscoe Lee / Jose "Pedo" Terlaje / William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña / Telo T. Taitague / James C. Moylan / Mary Camacho Torres

Relative to seeking compensation for cancer and other illnesses caused by exposure to ionizing radiation, and to further expressing the support of I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guåhan (the 35thh Guam Legislature) for the passage of S. 947, “The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019,” introduced in the United States Congress on March 28, 2019, which would amend the “Radiation Exposure Compensation Act” to include Guam as a downwind area.

Resolution No. 93-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the month of April 2019 as “Guam Youth Month”; and to commend and extend an Un Dångkalu Na Si Yu’os Må’ase to the numerous organizations, advocates, and partners for their continued dedication and commitment to the youth of Guam.

Resolution No. 92-35 (LS) - Committee on Rules

Relative to adopting the budgetary allocations of I Mina′trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guåhan for Fiscal Year 2019.

Resolution No. 91-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Régine Biscoe Lee / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje

Relative to recognizing April 2019 as “Child Abuse Prevention Month” with the theme “Strong and Thriving Families”, and commending the employees of the Child Protective Services Division and the Bureau of Social Services, and volunteers of community-based organizations who provide services and care for children.

Resolution No. 90-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje / Mary Camacho Torres

Relative to supporting and recognizing the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence, and the numerous community advocates, organizations and government agencies in their efforts to raise public awareness during “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” and throughout the month of April 2019 .

Resolution No. 89-35 (LS) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje

Relative to congratulating Reginald B. Camacho on the occasion on his retirement.

Resolution No. 88-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing and commending Marianas Travelers Lodge #49, under the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge F & A.M, State of Washington and Jurisdiction on the celebration of their 50th Far East Annual District Session to be held April 7-13, 2019; and to further express Un Dangkulu Na Si Yu’os Ma’ase for their unwavering commitment to continue a tradition of service and dedication to the lodge and to our island community.

Resolution No. 87-35 (LS) - Clynt Ridgell

Relative to recognizing and thanking Mr. Robert M. Guzman for his determination to preserve the history of the Guam Fire Department by gathering names and photos and personal information about fellow firefighters who came before him and those who currently provide emergency response to the citizens of Guåhan and for being the first person to document them in photo collages from the First (1st) Fire Cycle in 1977 through the Twentieth (20th) Fire Cycle in 2014.

Resolution No. 86-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and acknowledging those individuals who are affected by autism, and commending their families for their unconditional love and dedication to bettering the lives of their children, grandchildren, and family members; and to further commending Autism Community Together (ACT) for its efforts to promote awareness and to provide support to families throughout the year, especially during the observance of “Autism Awareness Month” in the month of April 2019, and encouraging our community to rally behind this year’s theme - “Get Your Blue on Guam – Support Autism!”

Resolution No. 85-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing and commending Our Lady of Mount Carmel School’s 62nd year anniversary of Educating the Complete Child and for celebrating the 11th Annual Kantan Chamorrita Concert: A Tribute to Flora Baza Quan; and to further express Un Dangkulu Na Si Yu’os Ma’ase for perpetuating our language, culture and heritage

Resolution No. 84-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing the celebration of “ Fair Housing Month” during the month of April 2019; and to further commending the Guam Association of REALTORS® (GAR) for its commitment in upholding the shared goals of its members and the community of Guam, as they partner to help island residents achieve the ultimate “American Dream” of homeownership.

Resolution No. 83-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing Marlene Mary McDonald Carbullido, RN, MSN, on her retirement from the Department of Public Health and Social Services.

Resolution No. 82-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Department of Public Health and Social Services, Guam Comprehensive Hemophilia Care Program on their Twentieth (20th) Anniversary; and to further expressing a most sincere Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse to the health providers and staff for assisting patients with bleeding disorders to get the treatment and services they need to lead full lives.

Resolution No. 81-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan

Relative to requesting I Maga'Haga Guåhan to consider establishing a similar policy established by the Calvo Administration of removing those convicted of felonies, currently incarcerated at the Guam Department of Corrections, who 1) Are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States, 2) Whose victims have agreed to the deportation of the convicted felon, 3) Have served more than fifty percent (50%) of their sentence, and 4) Have not been convicted of a heinous crime.

Resolution No. 80-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing Mr. Ben “Guelo” Rosario and Mr. Roman Dela Cruz for representing Guam and winning First Place in the Tir de Fona Internacionale VI, which is the world’s largest sling stone competition held in Mallorca, Spain.

Resolution No. 79-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to honoring and acknowledging the visiting members of the American School Counselor Association for their help in ensuring a continuing mission of excellence in our school counseling program and in school counseling programs across the nation.

Resolution No. 78-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing the success and impact of our local and regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on the occasion of national SBDC day; and the further commend the team of the Pacific Islands Small Business Development Center Network for serving and supporting small businesses and thereby assisting in the economic development in Guam and the Western Pacific.

Resolution No. 77-35 (COR) - Mary Camacho Torres

Relative to expressing the support of I Minaʹtrentai Singko na Liheslaturan Guåhan for the passage of H.R. 208, the “Guam Supplemental Security Income Equality Act,” introduced by the Honorable Michael F.Q. San Nicolas in the United States House of Representatives on January 3, 2019, which seeks to extend coverage of the Supplemental Security Income program to qualifying individuals who reside on Guam; and to further extending Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' to the Representative for his advocacy of Guam’s most vulnerable. Resolution Referral
Author Report

Resolution No. 76-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to recognizing and commending Guma′ Kutturan CHamoru, an established cultural house in Long Beach, California.

Resolution No. 75-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to recognizing the approval from Para I Probech′un I Taotao-ta, Inc., for Heidi Chargualaf-Quenga, a CHamoru Cultural Arts Instructor to be recognized as Fåfa’na’gue (CHamoru Traditional Arts Instructor).

Resolution No. 74-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Sabina Flores Perez / Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to congratulating the University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability upon the occasion of its Tenth Year Anniversary and to further commending the organization for adapting and modeling sustainable technologies to meet our island and region’s needs in the broader areas of environment, economy, and community.

Resolution No. 73-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Clynton E. Ridgell / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Mr. Rex Sorensen, founder and president of Sorensen Media Group, for his invaluable contributions to the people of Guam and the Micronesian region; and commending him for his outstanding efforts and dedicated service to developing media broadcasting and promoting the advancement of the media industry on Guam.

Resolution No. 72-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje

Relative to expressing I Mina′trentai Singko na Liheslaturan Guåhan’s strong opposition based on cultural, familial, and religious traditions to 36 CFR § 12.10, which prohibits floral and commemorative tributes on graves in national cemeteries and to request the National Park Service and U.S. Department of Interior to exempt Guåhan (Guam) from 36 CFR § 12.10 and any related rules, regulations, and policies within its authority. Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 71-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to expressing the support of I Mina’Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guåhan for the passage of H.R. 1713, the “Lonnie Kilpatrick Central Pacific Herbicide Relief Act” introduced by the Honorable Michael San Nicolas in the United States House of Representatives on March 13, 2019, which seeks to correct injustice, clarify the eligibility of affected veterans, and expedite the processing of veteran claims of health conditions caused by Agent Orange exposure on Guam. Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 70-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Bali Field School on its 20th Anniversary and the impact it has made on the lives of its students.

Resolution No. 69-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to commending and congratulating Moñeka De Oro and Nedine Songeni on their selection as delegates to the 2019 Young Pacific Leaders Conference in Suva, Fiji in March 2019; and to further expressing a most sincere Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for representing the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 68-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing the Guam Federation of Teachers, AFT Local 1581, AFL-CIO, on their 12th Annual Convention and 54th year chartered as a non-profit labor organization representing private-sector employees and most Government of Guam employees; and to extend an Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for advocating to improve the quality of life for all of Guam’s working families through collective bargaining agreements, legal representation in the civil service commission and the courts, and advocating for legislative solutions.

Resolution No. 67-35 (COR) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje

Relative to recognizing Marie A.S. Salas; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-eight (38) years of dedicated service at the Social Security Administration (SSA) Guam.

Resolution No. 66-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Special Olympics, Guam on its Forty Third (43rd) Anniversary; and to further commending them for advocating for the needs and potential of individuals with physical and developmental disabilities through the “Special Olympics Games”; and honoring the dedicated volunteers and corporate and government sponsors for organizing this outstanding event.

Resolution No. 65-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the Month of March as Social Work Month; and to further recognize the National Association of Social Work – Guam Chapter on their annual conference with the theme " Hinémlo Kumunidat I Inásodda’ Inachaki Put Rasa, Inatditen Binenu, yan I CHini’ot Hinirasion; Healing our Community: The Intersectionality of Race, Addiction and Historical Trauma.

Resolution No. 64-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Richille Uncangco on being awarded the Social Work Student of the Year Award by the National Association of Social Works – Guam Chapter, and to further extend an Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for her contributions to our island as an advocate in the work she does for the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 63-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Rosalia “Mama Chai” Fejeran Mateo for being awarded the Public Citizen Award by the National Association of Social Workers – Guam Chapter, and to further extend and Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for her contributions to our island landscape as an advocate in the work for our island’s most vulnerable and for the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 62-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Guam Sunshine Lions Club by the National Association of Social Workers – Guam Chapter, and to further extend and Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for their contributions to our island landscape as an advocate in the work for our people of Guam.

Resolution No. 62-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Guam Sunshine Lions Club by the National Association of Social Workers – Guam Chapter, and to further extend and Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for their contributions to our island landscape as an advocate in the work for our people of Guam.

Resolution No. 61-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Mariles D. Benaventa, IMFT, ACSW on being awarded the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Association of Social Workers – Guam Chapter, and to further extend and Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for her contributions to our island landscape as an advocate in the work she does for our island’s most vulnerable and all the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 60-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Aja Cruz Ramos on being awarded the 2019 Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers – Guam Chapter, and to further extend and Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for her contributions to our island landscape as an advocate in the work she does for our island’s most vulnerable and all the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 59-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to expressing I Mina’Trentai Singko na Liheslaturan Guåhan’s congratulations to Guampedia and its editors for the publication of Famalao’an Guåhan: Women in Guam History and un dånloko na Si Yu’os Ma’åse for their dedication to preserving and illuminating history for the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 58-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Sabina Flores Perez

Relative to recognizing and commending the Micronesian Conservation Coalition on their efforts to achieve their mission of respecting and sustaining the island resources and cultures of Micronesia; and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for their hard work and commitment to improving conservation education in the region.

Resolution No. 57-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to recognizing and commending Payu-Ta, Incorporated, in their efforts in hosting the 9th Micronesia Non-Profit Congress; and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for their hard work and commitment to promoting sustainable growth and development for Guam and other island nations in the Micronesia region.

Resolution No. 56-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing the University of Guam College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and its Women and Gender Studies Program and Regional Research Center in celebration of International Women’s Day, whose theme this year is “Balance for Better”; to honoring the contributions and achievements of women on Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, Micronesia, the Pacific and throughout the world; and to recognize the efforts of the University community in hosting a fair in honor of International Women’s Day in conjunction with the 40th CLASS Annual Research Conference.

Resolution No. 55-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing, commending, and congratulating the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Guam Chapter 381 on their national celebration to promote and support women in construction during the week of March 3 to March 9, 2019; and to further expressing Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to the Board of Directors for their commitment to providing educational opportunities and professional development for Guam’s women in the industry.

Resolution No. 50-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to congratulating Mrs. Katrina B. Hodges on her Retirement from the Department of Revenue and Taxation; and to further extend a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for thirty (30) years of outstanding service to the people of Guam, and best wishes for continued success in all her future endeavors.

Resolution No. 53-35 (LS) - Régine Biscoe Lee Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Joe S. San Agustin / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña / Telo T. Taitague / James C. Moylan / Mary Camacho Torres

Relative to observing and commemorating “Women's History Month” during the month of March 2019 as a time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, to call for accelerated gender parity, and to acknowledge the extraordinary legacy of equality and progress built by courageous women who believed that the most basic human rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness belong to all people regardless of gender, age, race, or creed; and to further recognizing and commending the great CHamoru and Guamanian women whose achievements and contributions have paved the way toward progress and success for all.

Resolution No. 52-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the various groups and individuals who advocate for the improvement, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of endometriosis in women on Guam; and commending them on the observance of March 2019 as “Endometriosis Awareness Month."

Resolution No. 51-35 (LS) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to recognizing the significance of "Guam History and Chamorro Heritage Day," held on March 4, 2019; and to invite our island community to celebrate and further perpetuate Guåhan’s unique and resounding history and culture of the indigenous Chamorro people, whose enduring spirit has persevered despite centuries of colonialism.

Resolution No. 50-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the Guam Legal Services Corporation - Disabilities Law Center on their Twentieth (20th) Anniversary; and to extend an Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for all their hard work and efforts in advocating for our island’s community with disabilities.

Resolution No. 49-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing and congratulating the members of Micronesia Lodge No. 173 on its Fifty-seventh (57th) Year Anniversary, and for promoting the tenets of Freemasonry, that of "Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth"; and to further extending Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to Micronesia Lodge No. 173 for taking the initiative for the betterment of its honored members and our island community.

Resolution No. 48-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telo T. Taitague / Clynton E. Ridgell / James C. Moylan / William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña

Relative to recognizing, thanking, and congratulating First Sergeant Angelo Nomer C. Bumagat, who is retiring after twenty-one (21) years of service in the United States Army; and to commending him for his courageous, honorable, professional, and selfless service to the people of Guam and the United States of America.

Resolution No. 47-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Ms. Maria B. Yoshida on the occasion of her retirement from the Department of Public Health and Social Services after twenty-five (25) years of dedicated, professional, and exceptional service with the Government of Guam; and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to her for her dedication and commitment to serving the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 46-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to commending and congratulating the Guam System for Assistive Technology (GSAT) on the occasion of its Twenty Fifth Year Anniversary celebration on March 1, 2019; and to further recognizing GSAT for its leadership in providing invaluable services to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Resolution No. 45-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to commending the University of Guam (UOG) students, alumni, faculty, staff, and administration for their many achievements throughout the University’s rich history during their 51st Charter Day Celebration; to congratulating the University on the celebration of its 67th Anniversary; and acknowledging the UOG president, faculty, staff, students, alumni, administration, the Board of Regents, and the 2019 Charter Day Committee for their work in continuing to invest in and strengthen the institution for the benefit of our people, our island and the region.

Resolution No. 44-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing, commending, and congratulating Chief Robert D. Camacho on the occasion of his retirement from the Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport; and to further expressing gratitude to him for thirty-four (34) years of commitment, dedication, and outstanding service to public safety and to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 43-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Régine Biscoe Lee / Kelly G. Marsh (Taitano) / Sabina Flores Perez / Clynton E. Ridgell / Louise B. Muña / Telo T. Taitague / Mary Camacho Torres

Relative to recognizing 2019 as “Såkkan CHamoru”; to observing Silibrasion Gupot CHamoru (CHamoru celebration); and to further commending the CHamoru Studies and Special Projects Division of the Guam Department of Education, the Department of CHamoru Affairs, the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency, the Guam Community College, the University of Guam, the Guam State Historic Preservation Office, the Guam Preservation Trust, and all of Guam’s government and community organizations for their collaborative efforts to ensure the preservation and perpetuation of the CHamoru language, culture, and heritage.

Resolution No. 42-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Mr. Clyde E. Braver on his Retirement from the Guam Housing Corporation (GHC); and to further extend our warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for his commitment and dedication in providing twenty-four (24) years of outstanding government service to the public and the community of Guam, and best wishes for continued success in his future endeavors.

Resolution No. 41-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the leaders of the 2019 Career and Technical Education Summit (CTE) held at the Guam Community College for sharing information about career and technical education best practices and their commitment to educating the people of the Pacific for sustainable and successful careers.

Resolution No. 40-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to congratulating Guam's Certified Government Financial Managers (CGFM) of the Association of Government Accountants, Guam Chapter, on the observance of March 2019 as "CGFM Month.

Resolution No. 39-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing and commending the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines, Masonic District Overseas-A GUAM for their efforts in caring for the less fortunate individuals in our community and for their contributions in making Guam a better place to live for all of us.

Resolution No. 38-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to commending and congratulating Sergeant First Class Jesse Lujan for being honored as one of the United States Army’s top recruiters on Monday, February 4, 2019 in the Pentagon, Washington D.C.; and to further extend a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for his commitment and dedication in helping the people of Guam realize their aspirations to serve our island and nation.

Resolution No. 37-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to posthumously recognizing and honoring the late Mr. Dan Vice for his unwavering dedication for the eradication of invasive species on Guåhan.

Resolution No. 36-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Régine Biscoe Lee / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to expressing I Mina’Trentai Singko na Liheslaturan Guåhan’s unwavering support for the payment of war claims to our manåmko' and the support of Congressman Michael San Nicolas’s H.R. 1141, as well as Governor Lou Leon Guerrero in finding an Administrative solution to authorizing the U.S. Department of Treasury to begin issuing war claim payments. Resolution Referral
Committee Report

Resolution No. 35-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan / Mary Camacho Torres / Joe S. San Agustin / William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña / Therese M. Terlaje / C.E. Ridgell / Telo T. Taitague / J “PEDO” Terlaje

Relative to requesting that Guam’s Delegate to the United States House of Representatives engage in dialogue with the United States Postal Service (USPS) with the intent of establishing authorization and a memorandum of understanding with the Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency (CQA) to carry out inspections of mail and parcels entering Guam from the United States on USPS premises.

Resolution No. 34-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing Edward B. Palacios on his retirement after 8 years of dedicated, professional, and outstanding service to the Government of Guam at Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center; and to further express a warm and sincere Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' to him for his exceptional service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 33-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and commending the Fiscal Department of the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority for achieving the long sought after approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for an updated base rate for Medicare patient reimbursements; and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' for their hard work and commitment to providing quality patient care to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 32-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / C.E. Ridgell / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the late Mr. Jon A. Anderson for his contributions to the media industry on Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); and to further express sincere condolences of the people of Guam and the I Liheslaturan Guåhan to the family of the late Jon Anderson on his passing.

Resolution No. 31-35 (COR) - Jose “PEDO” Terlaje

Relative to Recognizing Rudy J. Salas for 32 years of exemplary, tireless and professional service to the Department of Public Works and congratulating him on his retirement from the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 30-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telena Cruz Nelson / Régine Biscoe Lee / Therese M. Terlaje / Louise B. Muña / Kelly G. Marsh (Taitano), Ph.D. / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Mary Camacho Torres

Relative to recognizing the observance of “Go Red for Women Month” on Guam during the month of February 2019 to bring awareness to our community on the efforts to end heart disease and stroke in women; and to further expressing Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to the numerous community advocates and organizations locally and nationally for their efforts to improving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease in women, and commending them for their dedication to the well-being on women on Guam and the Marianas

Resolution No. 29-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing and observing March 2019 as “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month” on Guam, with this year’s theme “Diversity, Acceptance, and Inclusion for All”, in honor of our island brothers and sisters with developmental disabilities and their families; and to further extending Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' to the Guam Developmental Disabilities Council (GDDC), the University of Guam, Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (CEDDERS), and the Guam Legal Services Corporation – Disability Law Center (GLSC – DLC) and community organizations, government of Guam entities, and stakeholders who serve as ambassadors to help spread awareness on our island for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Resolution No. 28-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing and honoring Mr. and Mrs. Vicente (Ben) Leon Guerrero and Patricia (Pat) Juana Paulino Quinata on the special celebration of their Sixtieth (60th) Diamond Wedding Anniversary; and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to them for their exemplary contributions to our island community, and wishing them many more wonderful years together.

Resolution No. 27-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee

Relative to recognizing Mr. Joseph C. Quinata, RPh, for his outstanding service to the people of Guam; and to congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement after forty-six (55) years of dedicated, professional, and exceptional service to the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 26-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to posthumously recognizing and commending the distinguished accomplishments of the late Dr. Karri Trahin Perez; and to further acknowledge her service and commitment to higher education, professionalism, and wider economic and service contributions to the people of Guam and the Asia Pacific region.

Resolution No. 25-35 (COR) - Committee on Rules

Relative to recognizing and establishing the Guidelines to serve as a supplement to all requirements of I Mina’trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guåhan Otden Areklamento, pursuant to Section 7.01(a) of Rule VII – Processing of Resolutions; and Section 8.01(b) of Rule VIII – Processing of Certificates.

Resolution No. 24-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing the administration, faculty, and staff, and the Office of Catholic Education within the Archdiocese of Agaña for their continued dedication and commitment to the students of Catholic Schools on Guam; and to commending them as they celebrate the occasion of 2019 National Catholic Schools Week — “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” – from January 27 to February 2, 2019

Resolution No. 23-35 (COR) - Mary Camacho Torres

Relative to recognizing the contributions of the late Mr. Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (“L. Ron Hubbard”) toward the preservation of CHamoru culture; and to further congratulating the L. Ron Hubbard Foundation for establishing a permanent venue for the exhibition of the works of Mr. Hubbard.

Resolution No. 22-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Therese M. Terlaje / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing Julia A. Sanchez on her retirement after 27 years of dedicated, professional, and outstanding service to the Government of Guam at Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center; and to further express a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to her for her exceptional service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 21-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Mr. Angel B. Marquez on the occasion of his retirement after 34 years of unwavering, professional, and remarkable service to the Government of Guam at the Environmental Protection Agency; and to further express a warm Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to him for his exceptional service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 20-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing and honoring Mr. Mike Lee for his outstanding leadership to his colleagues and employees at Lotte Hotel Guam; and to further xpress a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for his commitment to polishing and preserving our island’s environment.

Resolution No. 19-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing and commending the Guam Department of Education School Counselors for their continued dedication and commitment to the youth of Guam and to further expressing a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to them as they celebrate the occasion of 2019 National School Counseling Week - “School Counselors: Providing Lessons for Life” – from February 4 to 8, 2019.

Resolution No. 18-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing and commending Ms. Sophie Farrer for her accomplishment as a scholarship recipient of the Flight Academy Scholarship Program.

Resolution No. 17-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to extending a heartfelt Biba Komplianos yan Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to Calvo's Insurance Underwriters, Inc. as the company celebrates its Eightieth (80th) Anniversary of doing business on Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, the Republic of Belau, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Philippines.

Resolution No. 16-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan

Relative to amending I Mina’Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan Otden Areklamento (the Thirty-Fifth Guam Legislature Standing Rules) to establish a Mandatory Drug Testing and Zero Tolerance Drug Policy for the I Mina’Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan, and to exempt the employees from the provisions of "Safe Harbor".

Resolution No. 15-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Therese M. Terlaje / J "PEDO" Terlaje / Kelly G. Marsh (Taitano), Ph.D.

Relative to recognizing and commending the dedicated employees, management, and Board of Directors of Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport Authority on the celebration of “Airport Week 2019” from January 13 through January 19 and on the commemoration of its Forty-third (43rd) Year Anniversary; and to further expressing Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to Guam International Airport Authority for its continued commitment in providing superior service, enhancement of safety and security measures, and astounding reliability to the people of Guam and visitors, its domestic and international partners, and the traveling public.

Resolution No. 14-35 (COR) - J "PEDO" Terlaje / Tina Rose Muna Barnes / Amanda Shelton / Kelly G. Marsh (Taitano), Ph.D. / Clynt Ridgell / James Moylan

Relative to requesting Guam’s Delegate to Congress Michael San Nicolas to introduce an Amendment to the Organic Act of Guam regarding protecting culturally significant practices on Guam.

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Resolution No. 13-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to posthumously recognizing and commending the late Ms. Cathrina “Trina” Palomo on her retirement from the Guam Department of Education after twenty-five (25) years of outstanding service; and to expressing an Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to her for her devotion to the students of Guam; and to further extending our sincere condolences to the family on her untimely passing.

Resolution No. 12-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing and commending the members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, “Our Lady of Camarin Court No. 2047,” and to further expressing Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to all their members for their service and sacrifices to the community.

Resolution No. 11-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month” on January 19, 2019 and the efforts to combating human trafficking in our community and throughout the world, and to emancipating the estimated forty (40) million people enslaved in today’s world, with between fourteen thousand five hundred (14,500) and seventeen thousand five hundred (17,500) of them trafficked into the United States each year; and to preventing additional women, children and men from being trafficked, by encouraging greater awareness of human trafficking, and all other forms of modern day slavery.

Resolution No. 10-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to supporting and recognizing the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence, in partnership with the Office of Attorney General of Guam, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Governor’s Community Outreach-Federal Programs Office, as well as numerous community advocates, for their efforts to raise awareness about and encourage the prevention of stalking through community outreach and ongoing training, and on the observance of “National Stalking Awareness Month” in January.

Resolution No. 9-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña-Barnes

Relative to recognizing and commending the Serve Guam Commission, and the various groups, and individuals for their commitment and dedication; and to commending their support and efforts in advocating for community service and youth involvement within our schools and our island communities; and to further commemorating the thirty-sixth (37th) Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service celebration with this year’s theme of "Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve", on January 21, 2019.

Resolution No. 8-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Ms. Josephine O’Mallan on the occasion of her retirement after 34 years of dedicated, professional, and exceptional service to the Government of Guam, 31 years with the Department of Public Health and Social Services and three years with the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse; and to further extending a warm Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' to her for her outstanding service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 7-35 (COR) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 1/14/19

Relative to authorizing signatories for checks, withdrawals, and fund transfers for all the bank accounts of I Minaʹtrentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guåhan (the 35th Guam Legislature).

Resolution No. 6-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to commending and congratulating Mr. Alfredo P. Mendoza, Jr., on the occasion of his retirement from the Guam Department of Education after thirty-one (31) years of outstanding service; and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for his commitment to the children of Guam

Resolution No. 5-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to commending and congratulating Barbara L. Gilman on the occasion of her retirement from the Guam Department of Education after decades of exceptional service to Guam's public schools and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for her unconditional commitment to carrying on Guam's traditions of kindness and caring for others.

Resolution No. 4-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to commending and congratulating Santo Nino 2000 on the occasion of their Twentieth (20th) Year Anniversary, and the celebration of the feast of their beloved patron saint; to welcoming the visiting Bishops from the Philippines; and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dángkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'áse' for continuing the practice of culture and heritage of Filipinos with all the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 3-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña-Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/14/19

Relative to recognizing and commending President Daisaku Ikeda and Mrs. Kaneko Ikeda of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) for their tireless efforts and dedication to promoting world peace; and to further commemorating the occasion of Soka Gakkai International’s Forty-forth (44th) Year Anniversary on January 26, 2019.

Resolution No. 2-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Jose T. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/11/19

Relative to posthumously commemorating the distinguished accomplishments, contributions, and dedication of the late Honorable Vicente Diaz Gumataotao, former Mayor of Piti, who was a true servant and leader of his island and nation; and to further extending sincere condolences from the people of Guam and I Liheslaturan Guåhan to the Gumataotao family on his passing.

Resolution No. 1-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Mrs. Amelita E. Nucum on the occasion of her retirement from the United States Naval Hospital, Guam after thirty-two (32) years of outstanding service to our nation and island.

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