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. 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 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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