35th Guam Legislature - Resolutions

The following lists of Resolutions are available in electronic format from the 35th Guam Legislature.  The Resolutions will continue to be added as they become available from the Clerk's Office. Records of session agendas, votes, legislation and messages and communications are also available throughout this website. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk of the Legislature or call (671) 472-3465.




Resolution No. 366-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Mary Camacho Torres / Régine Biscoe Lee / Telena Cruz Nelson / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Louise B. Muña

Relative to recognizing the one hundredth (100th) year anniversary celebration of the passage of the Nineteenth (19th) Amendment to the United States Constitution which provides American men and women with equal voting rights; and commending the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements built by our courageous women whose contributions have paved the way toward progress and success for all.

Resolution No. 365-35 (LS) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Telena Cruz Nelson / Clynton E. Ridgell / Joe S. San Agustin / Régine Biscoe Lee / William M. Castro / Telo T. Taitague

Relative to Prutehi i Mambayena siha, urging the US Navy to, in identified habitats, cease its use of active sonar that harms marine mammals; use passive sonar to detect the presence of marine mammals; and provide all information as declared necessary by the government of Guam in order to determine boundaries of habitat areas of beaked whales and other cetaceans.
Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 364-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing Jesusa Macaraeg Epres and her contributions to the health and safety of Guam’s youth through her service as a School Health Counselor and her thirty-one (31) years of Government of Guam service; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement from the Guam Department of Education.

Resolution No. 363-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing Kenneth C. Perez for his service to the nation as a medical professional for our nation’s military, and his service to the People of Guam with his over twenty-nine (29) years of public service to the Government of Guam; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement from the Guam Department of Education.

Resolution No. 362-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Loreto J. Dizon on her over twenty-three (23) years of medical care and public service to the People of Guam, and the Government of Guam; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement from the Guam Department of Education.

Resolution No. 361-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Régine Biscoe Lee

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Mrs. Mary Antoinette Terlaje Meeks on her retirement from the Academy of Our Lady of Guam; and to extend a warm and sincere Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for her commitment and dedication for her public service and contributions in the field of education for more than forty- five (45) years to the island community.

Resolution No. 360-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing and commending Titus Kiauol for providing civilian first response efforts to the people of Guam and its tourists.

Resolution No. 359-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing Mr. Jeff Pleadwell for providing civilian first response rescue efforts to the people of Guam and tourists, for over forty (40) years and commending him for his personal contributions in upgrading rescue equipment and updating methods to assist the process in decreasing response time.

Resolution No. 358-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing Mr. Douglas Phillip for providing civilian first response rescue efforts to the people of Guam and its visitors, for eighteen (18) years and commending him on his commitment to enhance his knowledge and skills in the area of open water rescue.

Resolution No. 357-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing and commending Mr. Hanson Low for providing civilian first response efforts to the people of Guam and its tourists.

Resolution No. 356-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing and commending Mr. Wener Head for providing civilian first response efforts to the people of Guam and its tourists

Resolution No. 355-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell

Relative to recognizing and commending Lornis Rhaym for providing civilian first response efforts to the people of Guam and its tourists.

Resolution No. 354-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 7/30/20

Relative to recognizing Mr. Alfredo D. Leon Guerrero on the occasion of his retirement after thirty-three (33) years of Government of Guam service; and commending him for his dedicated service to the A.B. Won Pat Guam International Airport Authority.

Resolution No. 353-35 (COR) - William M. Castro - ADOPTED: 7/28/20

Relative to recognizing Mr. Bob John Quinata on the occasion of his retirement after thirty (30) years of Government of Guam service; and commending him for his dedicated service to F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School.

Resolution No. 352-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED 7/27/20

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Annie Gozum-Soto on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-five (35) years of outstanding government of Guam service; and commending her for her dedicated service to the Department of Public Health and Social Services.

Resolution No. 351-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED 7/27/20

Relative to posthumously recognizing and commemorating the late Josefina Dorotea Yamanaka Blas for her contributions to our island; and expressing condolences to her family on her passing on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 350-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 7/23/20

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Linda Unpingco-DeNorcey, MPH, Director, Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-four (34) years of government of Guam service; and commending her for her commitment to DPHSS and the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 349-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 7/22/20

Relative to recognizing Captain Daniel P. Turner for his service as Commanding Officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas and Regional Engineer for Commander Joint Region Marianas in Guam; and commending him for his contributions to the people of Guam and the nation.

Resolution No. 348-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 7/20/20

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Jennifer Jill Turner for her service as an online nursing instructor for the University of Guam; and commending her for her contributions to the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 347-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 7/22/20

Relative to recognizing Nancy Castro Mafnas on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-two (32) years of Government of Guam service; and commending her for her dedicated service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 346-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 7/20/20

Relative to recognizing Marie Flores Cruz on the occasion of her retirement after twenty-two (22) years of Government of Guam service; and commending her for her dedicated service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 345-35 (LS) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing Dr. Kelly Renae Sukola on the occasion of her retirement after twenty-seven (27) years of government service; and commending her for her dedicated service to the island community.

Resolution No. 344-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative recognizing TSgt Gerald C. Leon Guerrero for his nearly 20 years of military service with the United States Air Force; and to further commend him for his continued commitment to the United States Armed Forces as he and his family await their next duty station in the Fall of 2020.

Resolution No. 343-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing Captain Hans Sholley, United States Navy, for his fostering of a good partnership between the United States Navy and the Government of Guam; and commending him for his leadership and contributions to the island community.

Resolution No. 342-35 (LS) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to commending and congratulating Mrs. Bertha Manglona Toves on the occasion of her retirement; and to further extending a most grateful Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ to her for thirty (30) years of service to the government of Guam.

Resolution No. 341-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Mr. Jose S. Duenas on the occasion of his retirement from the Department of Youth Affairs; and to further extend a warm and Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ for his contribution and service in providing over twenty two (22) years of government service to the public and the island community.

Resolution No. 340-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M.Terlaje

Relative to posthumously recognizing Kwang-ming Chen M.D. for his nearly forty (40) years of medical service to the people of Guam, and to further extend our sincere condolences to his family on behalf of a grateful community.

Resolution No. 339-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell - ADOPTED: 7/8/20

Relative to posthumously recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of the late Jose David Quintanilla and to further extending sincere condolences to his family on his passing.

Resolution No. 338-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/20/20

Relative to recognizing Ms. IvyRose Sarmiento Baleto on the occasion of her retirement after thirty (30) years of teaching; and commending her for her dedicated service to the Guam Department of Education.

Resolution No. 337-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/20/20

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Laguana on the occasion of her retirement after thirty (30) years of outstanding government of Guam service; and commending her for her dedicated service to the Guam Department of Education.

Resolution No. 336-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 7/8/20

Relative to posthumously commending the late Cerila Tanaka Matias Rapadas for her devotion to uplifting the people of Guam through public service and advocacy; and to extending sincere condolences to her family on her passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 335-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to supporting statehood for the people of Washington D.C.
Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 334-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to commending and congratulating the Filipino Community of Guam (FCG) on the occasion of its Sixty-Sixth (66th) Year Anniversary and the One Hundred Twenty-Second (122nd) Year Anniversary of the Philippine Independence, and extending a warm and sincere Un Dangkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’ase’ to the FCG for keeping the Philippine culture and pride strong among the Filipinos of our island community; and to further recognizing the incoming Officers and Board of Trustees of the FCG for their unselfish love and devotion to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 333-35 (COR) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Ms. Julie Louise Myers on her retirement from the Government of Guam; and to further extend a warm and sincere Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’us Ma’åse' for her commitment and dedication in providing eighteen (18) years of government service to the public and the community of Guam.

Resolution No. 332-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 6/18/20

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Carmen Kwek Santos for her invaluable service and dedication to the Guam Community College (GCC) and the community of Guam; and commemorating her for her commitment and her many contributions while serving as the Vice President of Finance and Administration at GCC.

Resolution No. 331-35 (LS) - William M. Castro

Relative to recognizing Majors Thomas and Kimberly Stambaugh for their service and ministry to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 330-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing Ms. Athena Eva Su McNinch for her contributions as an ambassador for our island community and for exuding primary examples of leadership and scholarship among her peers and the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 329-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 6/4/20

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable Vann B. Isaac for his many contributions to the Palauan community; and commemorating him for his efforts to strengthening the ties between the Palauan, Guamanian and Saipanese communities, and for his commitment to youth affairs.

Resolution No. 328-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/29/20

Relative to recognizing the Republic of China (Taiwan) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the China Medical University Hospital, the Hawaii State Office in Taipei, The National Women’s League of the Republic of China, and the Taiwanese Business Associates of Guam for their support and contributions to the island of Guam during the COVID-19 crisis; and to further recognizing and commending Vincent C.H. Yao, Director General of North American Affairs, and His Excellency Wallace M.G. Chow, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in the Republic of Palau for their leadership, continued efforts and friendship to the people of Guam and other jurisdictions in the Asia Pacific region.

Resolution No. 327-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing Pilar Laguaña, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Guam Visitors Bureau, on the occasion of her retirement; and commending her for her commitment to the people of Guam while serving for more than thirty-five (35) years with the Guam Visitors Bureau. - ADOPTED: 5/27/20

Resolution No. 326-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Amanda L. Shelton / William M. Castro

Relative to recognizing the Obama Foundation for the establishment of its Leaders: Asia-Pacific program; commending them for their commitment to progress and opportunity in the Asia-Pacific region and values-based leadership; and further recognizing the key contributions of members of the inaugural cohort of the Obama Foundation Leaders: Asia-Pacific program to the University of Guam 2020 Virtual Conference Series on Island Sustainability.

Resolution No. 325-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/8/20

Relative to recognizing Mr. Henk Rogers for his commitment to the mission of stewarding the environment most notably through clean energy; and commending him for his service as a global leader and inspiring Guam to be more ambitious in our own journey towards reducing our dependency on fossil fuels.

Resolution No. 324-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to supporting the Republic of China’s (Taiwan) participation in the World Health Organization and to further commending them for their successful response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 323-35 (COR) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 4/30/20

Relative to adding new Sections 20.01 through 20.03 to a new Rule XX, Part G, I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guåhan Otden Areklamento (the 35th Guam Legislature Standing Rules) to temporarily authorize I Liheslatura to conduct committee meetings and public hearings remotely during a public health emergency or state of emergency declared as a result of the effects of COVID-19 on Guam.

Resolution No. 322-35 (LS) - Louise B. Muña

Relative to encouraging businesses to utilize the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Forgivable Loan Program as part of the CARES Act, to keep residents employed and to assist in re-employment for those laid off due to COVID-19.
Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 321-35 (COR) - Telo T. Taitague / Louise B. Muña / James C. Moylan / William M. Castro

Relative to urging I Maga’hågan Guåhan to expedite the payment of outstanding A-status error-free tax returns for 2019 and prior years, consistent with the requirements of Public Law 35-36, in order to provide much needed financial relief to families experiencing job loss or reduced work hours due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 320-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telena Cruz Nelson / Régine Biscoe Lee / Therese M. Terlaje / Joe S. San Agustin / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / William Mendiola Castro / James C. Moylan / Louise B. Muña / Mary Camacho Torres

Relative to supporting Governor Lou Leon Guerrero’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for emergency response and mitigation for Guam caused by COVID-19.

Resolution No. 319-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing and commending the Judiciary of Guam, the U.S. District Court Of Guam, and the Guam Bar Association for their outstanding dedication and commitment in the promotion and advocacy of justice and equality for the people of Guam; and to further extending Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ to them for the tremendous service they provide to the island community as we join them in the celebration of “Law Week 2020,” from April 28 through May 4, 2020, and “Law Day”, which is celebrated on May 1st.

Resolution No. 318-35 (LS) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Clynton E. Ridgell / William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña / Joe S. San Agustin / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing 2020 as “Såkkan CHamoru” with the official theme of “FANMAKMÅTA, FANMANHASSO, FANOHGE” which encourages the island community to be enlightened about the culture and history of the CHamoru people, to be informed of the challenges they face today and to rise in advocacy for the realization of Indigenous rights, including support of their quest for self-determination.

Resolution No. 317-35 (LS) - ADOPTED: 3/10/20 - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to honoring Guam Centenarian Tan Rosario “Charo” Flores Leon Guerrero, a member of Guam’s “Greatest Generation,” on her One Hundredth (100th) Birthday; and further recognizing her dedicated service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 316-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telena Cruz Nelson / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Régine Biscoe Lee / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez Telo T. Taitague / Mary Camacho Torres / Louise Borja Muña

Relative to observing and commemorating “Women’s History Month” during the month of March 2020 as a time to celebrate the achievements and vision of women whose work paved the paths towards a world free of inequality and violence; and to further recognize and commend the great women of Guam whose historical contributions and achievements continue to pave the way toward progress and success for all.

Resolution No. 315-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Special Olympics, Guam on its Forty Fourth (44th) Anniversary; and to further commend them for all their work that goes towards promoting the needs and fostering the potential of individuals with physical and developmental disabilities through the “Special Olympics Games”; and honoring the committed volunteers and all other sponsors for organizing this wonderful event.

Resolution No. 314-35 (LS) - Telo T. Taitague Tina Rose Muña Barnes Louise B. Muña William M. Castro James C. Moylan

Relative to posthumously honoring the late George L. Benoit for his volunteerism and commitment to the development of the sport of golf on the island of Guam; and to further extending sincere condolences to his family on his passing.

Resolution No. 313-35 (LS) - William M. Castro / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Louise B. Muña

Relative to recognizing and commending the Guam National Youth Football Federation for a successful 2019 season in promoting youth development and competitive team play; and to commend and commemorate the 2019 division champions: Matua - Hal’s Angels, Metgot - Southern Cowboys, Manha division - Packers.

Resolution No. 312-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to recognizing the significance of "Guam History and CHamoru Heritage Day," held on March 2, 2020; and to invite our island community to celebrate and further perpetuate Guåhan's unique and resounding history and culture of the Indigenous CHamoru people, whose enduring spirit has persevered despite centuries of colonialism.

Resolution No. 311-35 (COR) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / William M. Castro - ADOPTED: 2/28/20

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Ken Joe Ada, former Mayor of Yona, for his public service to the people of Yona; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 310-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED 3/3/20

Relative to recognizing the Guam System for Assistive Technology (GSAT) on the occasion of its Twenty Sixth (26th) Year Anniversary; and commending GSAT for its continued efforts in delivering vital services to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Resolution No. 309-35 (COR) - Sabina Flores Perez - ADOPTED: 2/28/20

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Flora San Agustin Fejarang on the occasion of her retirement; and commending her for nineteen (19) years of service with the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 308-35 (COR) - Sabina Flores Perez - ADOPTED 2/28/20

Relative to recognizing Celina M. Mafnas on the occasion of her retirement; and commending her for thirty-six (36) years of service with the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 307-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin / Amanda L. Shelton: ADOPTED 3/4/20

Relative to recognizing Guam’s Certified Government Financial Managers of the Association of Government Accountants, Guam Chapter; and commending them for their continued mark of excellence and professionalism.

Resolution No. 306-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to congratulating John F. Kennedy High School on the occasion of Sixty (60) years of educating the people of Guam and to further extending an Un Dångkolo na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' to the 2020 JFK Mega Reunion Committee for building the bridges for Alumni to celebrate their Alma Mater on this historic milestone.

Resolution No. 305-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan

Relative to amending I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan Otden Areklamento (the Thirty-Fifth Guam Legislature Standing Rules) to add Section 18.15 to Rule XVIII relative to requiring a Travel Justification Report from any Member, Attaches, or Employees of the I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan who travel on government expense.

Resolution No. 304-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 2/20/20

Relative to recognizing Dr. Lawrence F. Kasperbauer as a recipient of the University of Guam Endowment Foundation and School of Education's Lifetime Achievement Award; and commending him for his public service and contributions in the field of education.

Resolution No. 303-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 2/25/20

Relative to recognizing Lieutenant Commander Shayna C. Rivard, MD for her service to our island community; and commending her for providing and promoting skincare treatment and the practice of dermatology on our island.

Resolution No. 302-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 2/18/20

Relative to recognizing Luz Consolacion Leones on the occasion of her retirement from the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center; and commending her for thirty-five (35) years of service to the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 301-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 2/17/20

Relative to recognizing the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) on the commemoration of their Centennial (100th) Anniversary, and the SAME Guam Post on its Sixty-eighth (68th) Year Anniversary; and commending the society's founders, board members, members and volunteers for their support of the organization's mission and vision.

Resolution No. 300-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Clynton E. Ridgell / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Joe S. San Agustin / William M. Castro / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton / Louise B. Muña

Relative to committing I Minaʹtrentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guåhan (the 35th Guam Legislature), and urging all relevant local public servants, to undertake a comprehensive, “One Guam” approach on current and future consequences of leaks at the Runit Dome in the Republic of the Marshall Islands; and to further urge the U.S. Secretary of Energy to consider Guam when researching and drafting a report on the status of the Runit Dome as mandated by Public Law 116-92, the “2020 National Defense Authorization Act.”
Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 299-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin / Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 2/14/20

Relative to recognizing Ms. Estela Calata as the recipient of the “2020 School Counselor of the Year” award; and commending her for her continued dedication to the youth of Guam.

Resolution No. 298-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 2/14/20

Relative to recognizing the observance of “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month” during the month of March 2020 for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families; and commending the various groups and individuals for their continued dedication to promoting awareness of developmental disabilities among our island community.

Resolution No. 297-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 2/12/20

Relative to recognizing the newly-elected Officers and Board of Governors of the Filipino-American Presidents Club of Guam (FAPCG) on the occasion of their induction; and commending the outgoing FAPCG Officers and Board of Governors and the club's members for their tremendous humanitarian services and contributions to our island and the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 296-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 1/31/20

Relative to recognizing Humanities Guåhan for promoting and providing public humanities programming, foundational support, and education resources for the people of Guam; and congratulating them on winning the national 2019 Schwartz Prize for “Outstanding Public Humanities Programming” for their Taking Root: Growing Youth Empowerment for Island Sustainability program.

Resolution No. 295-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Régine Biscoe Lee / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Joe S. San Agustin / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/29/20

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Tiffany-Victoria Bilon Enriquez for her many achievements and commending her for her dedication to public service; and to further expressing condolences to her family on her passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 294-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 1/29/20

Relative to recognizing the members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of Camarin Court No. 2047, on the Forty-eighth (48th) Year anniversary of their founding charter; and commending the members for their invaluable services and sacrifices to the community.

Resolution No. 293-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to recognizing and commending Guma' Imahe, an established cultural house in Tacoma, Washington.

Resolution No. 292-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell - ADOPTED: 1/23/20

Relative to recognizing the observance of “Community Risk Reduction (CRR) Week” during the week of January 20 through January 26, 2020; and commending the fire service safety professionals and their partners for promoting the goals and ideas to build healthy, safe and resilient communities through emergency response and prevention.

Resolution No. 291-35 (LS) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/21/20

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Jessie Senador Pendon, Sr., former Vice Mayor of Agat, for his public service to the people of Agat; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 290-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telena Cruz Nelson / Régine Biscoe Lee / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Therese M. Terlaje / Mary Camacho Torres / Louise Borja Muña / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / William M. Castro / James C. Moylan - ADOPTED: 1/28/20

Relative to recognizing the president, students, alumni, faculty, staff, and administration of the University of Guam (UOG) on the celebration of the fifth-second (52nd) year anniversary of its Charter, and the sixty-eighth (68th) year anniversary of its founding; and commending the 2020 UOG Charter Day Committee for their continued efforts to invest in and strengthen the institution for the benefit of our people, our island, the region, and the world.

Resolution No. 289-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/24/20

Relative to recognizing the iLearn Academy Charter School on the occasion of their Fifth (5th) Year Anniversary; and commending the school's founders, board members, faculty, staff, students, families, and community for their support of the school's mission and vision.

Resolution No. 288-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Régine Biscoe Lee / Amanda L. Shelton- ADOPTED: 1/23/20

Relative to recognizing Mr. John S. Cruickshank on the occasion of his retirement; and commending him for thirty-three (33) years of dedicated service.

Resolution No. 287-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Sabina Flores Perez / Joe S. San Agustin / Therese M. Terlaje / Clynton E. Ridgell / Régine Biscoe Lee / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 1/23/20

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Dr. Jose Quinene Cruz for his commitment to improving our island community's education needs; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 286-35 (COR) - Mary Camacho Torres - ADOPTED: 1/21/20

Relative to recognizing the observance of the Fiftieth (50th) Year Anniversary of the Guam Elective Governor Act that provided for the popular election of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Guam; and commemorating Governor Carlos G. Camacho, Lieutenant Governor Kurt S.K. Moylan, and the members of the First Cabinet whose service, commitment, and contributions built Guam's local government during its newly-acquired autonomy.

Resolution No. 285-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/15/20

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. 284-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/15/20

Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month”; and commending the various entities and individuals for their efforts in combating human trafficking in our community and throughout the world.

Resolution No. 283-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/15/20

Relative to recognizing Rosa Crisostomo San Nicolas Dueñas, fondly known as “Auntie Chai,” on the occasion of her ninetieth (90th) birthday.

Resolution No. 282-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/14/20

Relative to recognizing the observance of the twenty-fifth (25th) year anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service celebration; and commending the Serve Guam Commission, and the various groups and individuals, for their continued commitment and dedication in advocating for community service and youth involvement within our schools and our island communities.

Resolution No. 281-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/10/20

Relative to recognizing the Korean Bowling Association of Guam for their community service throughout the island; and commending them for their support and contributions to the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 280-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 1/10/20

Relative to recognizing Ms. Delia Del Rosario on the occasion of her retirement; and commending her for her thirty (30) years of public service with the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 279-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 1/13/20

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Joyce Irene Martratt on the occasion of her retirement; and commending her for fifty-four (54) years of dedicated service.

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Resolution No. 277-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/10/20

Relative to recognizing Soka Gakkai International on the occasion of its Forty-fifth (45th) Year Anniversary on January 26, 2020; and commending President Daisaku Ikeda and Mrs. Kaneko Ikeda for their continued dedication to promoting world peace.

Resolution No. 276-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/2/20

Relative to recognizing Albert Santos on the occasion of his retirement; and commending him for thirty (30) years of service to the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 275-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 12/30/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Albert Consing Roldan and Mrs. Melita Villaronte Roldan for their commitment of seventy-one (71) years of marriage; and commending them for demonstrating the values of love, determination, persistence and self-sacrifice.

Resolution No. 274-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 12/20/19

Relative to recognizing the 36th Security Forces Squadron of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam for their services throughout our island community; and commending them for their support and contributions to the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 273-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 12/20/19

Relative to recognizing the Filipino Ladies Association of Guam on their 59th Induction of Officers and Board of Directors, and the celebration of their 2019 Christmas Ball; and commending the Outgoing Officers and Board of Directors of the Association for their contributions to the betterment of our island.

Resolution No. 272-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 12/19/19

Relative to recognizing Dr. Doreen T. Crisostomo, University of Guam Faculty Advisor, and University of Guam Accounting Students Giovanni Aldan, Mark Natividad and Starr Perman for their efforts towards government finance data analysis; and congratulating them on winning the 2019 Government Finance Case Challenge of the Association of Government Accountants.

Resolution No. 271-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 12/19/19

Relative to recognizing Command Sergeant Major Gabriel Noel I. Camacho on his induction into the Order of Military Medical Merit, and for his outstanding achievements, excellence, and distinguished service; and congratulating him as a recipient of one of the highest honors awarded to Military Medics.

Resolution No. 270-35 (COR) - Louise B. Muña / William M. Castro - ADOPTED: 12/23/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing Francisca Cruz Quintanilla Franquez for her commitment and dedication as an educator; and commemorating her contributions to promoting the CHamoru culture.

Resolution No. 269-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 12/19/19

Relative to recognizing Mark Andrew Mendiola Almandres for his thirty-six (36) years of service to the Government of Guam; and congratulating him on his retirement.

Resolution No. 268-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 12/19/19

Relative to recognizing Marilyn Quintal Miral for her thirty-five (35) years of service to the Government of Guam; and congratulating her on her retirement.

Resolution No. 267-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 12/19/19

Relative to recognizing Linda Ann Sablan Flynn for her nineteen (19) years of service to the Government of Guam; and congratulating her on her retirement.

Resolution No. 266-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 12/18/19

Relative to recognizing the Fanuchånan 2019 graduating candidates of the University of Guam School of Business and Public Administration Master of Public Administration Homeland Security Cohort for their efforts in increasing awareness of the need for emergency management certification in the region; and commending them for their work and contributions to emergency management professionals.

Resolution No. 265-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 12/18/19

Relative to recognizing the University of Guam (UOG) Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) candidates of Fanuchånan 2019 for their contributions; and congratulating them on the completion of their Master's Program at the UOG School of Business and Public Administration.

Resolution No. 264-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Clynton E. Ridgell / William M. Castro / James C. Moylan - ADOPTED: 12/17/19

Relative to recognizing the founders, contributors, staff and patrons of the Guam Public Library System; and congratulating the public library on the occasion of its Seventieth (70th) Year Anniversary celebration and the opening of their Archival Center.

Resolution No. 263-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 12/13/19

Relative to recognizing the International Women's Club (IWCG) of Guam for its social, cultural, and charitable contributions to the island community; and commending the current IWCG President Ina Lee for her support and efforts to the organization.

Resolution No. 262-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell - ADOPTED: 12/11/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Charles “Chip” Guard for his contributions and service to the island community; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement from the National Weather Service.

Resolution No. 261-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez - ADOPTED: 12/10/19

Relative to recognizing the Guam Animals In Need (GAIN), Inc. on the celebration of its Thirtieth (30th) Year Anniversary; and commending GAIN for its commitment to improving animal welfare, public health, and safety on Guam.

Resolution No. 260-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Joe S. San Agustin / Mary Camacho Torres / Louise B. Muña - ADOPTED: 12/6/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable Edwardo Calvo Artero, former Mayor of Yigo, for his public service to our island community; and expressing condolences to his family on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 259-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 12/3/19

Relative to recognizing Justine Xu for her notable musical achievements and for representing Guam in musical competitions; and congratulating her as a recipient of the 2019 First Prize Winner (Strings Category) at the Golden Classical Music Awards - New York International Competition which was held at Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall) on November 6, 2019.

Resolution No. 258-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/18/19

Relative to recognizing the Principal, Teachers and Students of Hyogo Prefectural Amagasaki High School of Japan on their annual trip to Guam to learn of Guam's history and to pay homage to the victims of World War II; and commending the U.S. Explore & Study, Inc. for their continued dedication to their educational tour, known as the “Ken Hagas Peaceful Learning Tour.”

Resolution No. 257-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/15/19

Relative to recognizing Olga Indalecio Camacho Muña for her continued dedication to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas; and congratulating her on being selected as the “Acquisition Professional of the Year.”

Resolution No. 256-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/15/19

Relative to recognizing the Korean Women's Association of Guam for their continued assistance with aiding Guam's non-profit organizations; and congratulating them on the occasion of their forty-fourth (44th) year anniversary.

Resolution No. 255-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Amanda L. Shelton / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Telena Cruz Nelson / Wililam M. Castro - ADOPTED: 2/4/20

Relative to supporting Guam's application for membership to the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO).
Resolution Referral
Author Report

Resolution No. 254-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 11/13/19

Relative to recognizing Anthony Damian Quenga on his distinguished selection as the 2019 “Veteran of the Year” by the Guam, United States Air Force Veterans Association; and commending him for his volunteerism and dedication to Veterans and various community organizations on Guam.

Resolution No. 253-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/12/19

Relative to recognizing “AM Insurance” (Access to Markets for Insurance/AMI) on the occasion of their Twenty-fifth (25th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their continued contributions to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 252-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/10/19

Relative to recognizing the Miss Earth Guam organization for its twelve (12) years of environmental advocacy towards a sustainable future; and commending the organizers of the 2019 Miss Earth Guam Pageant “Beauties for a Cause,” and the young leaders and ambassadors of our local community and the communities of the world that promote awareness on the importance of the preservation, protection and care of our environment.

Resolution No. 251-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Louise B. Muña / Joe S. San Agustin / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 11/8/19

Relative to recognizing Jimmy Barcinas Mantanona for his thirty-three (33) years of service to the Government of Guam; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement.

Resolution No. 250-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 11/12/19

Relative to recognizing the fifth (5th) annual celebration of National Apprenticeship Week; and commending the Guam Department of Labor - Guam Registered Apprenticeship Program, in conjunction with the Guam Contractors Association, for their collaborative efforts in hosting the 2019 Guam Registered Apprenticeship Forum held on November 12 and 13, 2019.

Resolution No. 249-35 (LS) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton / Sabina Flores Perez / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / Régine Biscoe Lee / Therese M. Terlaje / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña / James C. Moylan / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 11/18/19

Relative to supporting the Guam Department of Education in its efforts to address its high-risk designation and specific conditions; and returning financial management and control over federal funds.
Resolution Referral
Author's Report

Resolution No. 248-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/31/19

Relative to congratulating the First Commercial Bank (FCB) Guam Branch on the grand opening of their newly-developed location in Tamuning on December 10, 2019; and commending the FCB for their financial support services and contributions to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 247-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/31/19

Relative to recognizing Dr. Nathaniel Berg, MD for his efforts and commitment as part of Guam's medical community; and congratulating him on being elected to serve as a member of the Nominating Committee of the Federation of State Medical Boards.

Resolution No. 246-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 10/31/19

Relative to recognizing the University of Guam Breaking Wave Theatre Company (BWTC) for promoting and developing Guam's performing arts industry and showcasing the talents of our island's performing artists; and congratulating BWTC and Joyce Torres on the production and presentation of the one-woman stage show, Comfort.

Resolution No. 245-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and commending the Guam Diabetes Association on the occasion of its 20th Annual Guam Diabetes Conference: “Advances in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes”; and to further recognize Dr. Perie Adorable-Wagan, MD, FPCP, FPSEDM, BCHPeD, on her visit to Guam to serve as a guest speaker at the Conference held on November 10, 2019.

Resolution No. 244-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and commending the Guam Diabetes Association on the occasion of its 20th Annual Guam Diabetes Conference: “Advances in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes”; and to further recognize Dr. Maria Patricia Maningat, MD, MS, FPCP, FPSEDM, on her visit to Guam to serve as a guest speaker at the Conference held on November 10, 2019.

Resolution No. 243-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and commending the Guam Diabetes Association on the occasion of its 20th Annual Guam Diabetes Conference: “Advances in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes”; and to further recognize Dr. Denise Marie L. Herrera-Lavilles, MD, FPCP, on her visit to Guam to serve as a guest speaker at the Conference held on November 10, 2019.

Resolution No. 242-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 10/31/19

Relative to recognizing the Guam Diabetes Association on its 20th Annual Guam Diabetes Conference: “Advances in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes” held on November 10, 2019; and commending the Conference guest speakers: Dr. Chih-Kun Huang, Dr. Denise Marie L. Herrera-Lavilles, Dr. Maria Patricia Maningat, and Dr. Perie Adorable-Wagan for their presentation.

Resolution No. 241-35 (LS) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/29/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Joaquin “Kin” Pangelinan Perez for his many achievements, commending him for his lifetime of public service and his cultural and historical contributions toward the betterment and prosperity of his beloved island, and commemorating his legacy as a political writer and commentator; and to further expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 240-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/29/19

Relative to recognizing the Marianas Yacht Club on the occasion of its Fiftieth (50th) Year Anniversary; and commending the members for their continued support and efforts to foster a sailing community on Guam.

Resolution No. 239-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / Clynton E. Ridgell - ADOPTED: 10/29/19

Relative to recognizing the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) on the occasion of its Thirty-Third (33rd) Year Anniversary as an independent nation; and commending the FSM community on Guam for its contributions to our island community and its continued efforts toward strengthening relationships with the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 238-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 10/28/19

Relative to recognizing the Aklan Association of Guam on the occasion of its Fifty-fourth (54th) Year Anniversary; and congratulating the 2019-2021 Officers and Board of Directors of the Aklan Association of Guam on their induction.

Resolution No. 237-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/25/19

Relative to recognizing Attorney Richard S. Dirkx for his indigent defense management and leadership at the Guam Public Defender Service Corporation; and congratulating him on his retirement.

Resolution No. 236-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan

Relative to amending I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan Otden Areklamento (the Thirty-Fifth Guam Legislature Standing Rules) to adopt the applicable provisions of the Department of Administrations Drug-Free Workplace Program as a condition of employment in the I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan.

Resolution No. 235-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson /Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/23/19

Relative to recognizing the members of the Society of American Military Engineers Guam Post for their contributions in assisting military members transitioning into careers in the civilian sector; and commending them for their efforts in hosting the Veterans/Warriors Transition Workshop on October 26, 2019.

Resolution No. 234-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/21/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Charles H. Morris for his thirty (30) years of dedicated service to the Government of Guam; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement from the Department of Public Health and Social Services.

Resolution No. 233-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD

Relative to recognizing and commending Mr. Patrick Hogan for his many notable achievements in the television and film industry.

Resolution No. 232-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 10/23/19

Relative to recognizing Ms. Marietta B. Balbastro for her twenty-five (25) years of service to the government of Guam; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement.

Resolution No. 231-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 10/28/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Gil S. Suguitan for his thirty (30) years of service to the Government of Guam; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement.

Resolution No. 230-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton / Louise B. Muña / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 10/17/19

Relative to recognizing the Patient Education and Health Departments of the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority, Guam Regional Medical City, and the U.S. Naval Hospital Guam on the observance of “Health Literacy Month” during the month of October 2019; and commending them for their continued efforts to promote health literacy and provide patient-centered educational resources to the island community.

Resolution No. 229-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/21/19

Relative to recognizing Sanctuary Incorporated of Guam (Sanctuary, Inc.) on the occasion of “Sanctuary Incorporated Month” during the month of November 2019; and congratulating Sanctuary, Inc. on the celebration of its Forty-eighth (48th) Year Anniversary.

Resolution No. 228-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 10/15/19

Relative to recognizing the Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA) on the occasion of “Catholic Daughters of the Americas Day”; and commending the CDA members for their service and sacrifices to the community.

Resolution No. 227-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/15/19

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Claudette Forbes for her stewardship to members of the “Chamorro Truckers” to be successful in the U.S. trucking industry; and commending her for her support to the people of Guam residing in the United States mainland.

Resolution No. 226-35 (COR) - Clynton E. Ridgell - ADOPTED: 10/16/19

Relative to recognizing the employees, management, and Board of Directors of the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port Authority of Guam (Port) on the observance of “Port Week” from October 21 to October 25, 2019; and congratulating the Port on the occasion of its forty-fourth (44th) year anniversary.

Resolution No. 225-35 (LS) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/4/19

Relative to recognizing Salvador James Avilla on the occasion of his retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending him for his fifty (50) years of public service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 224-35 (LS) - Clynton E. Ridgell - ADOPTED: 10/3/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Hentrick M. Eveluck for his public service and efforts that have gained recognition by the Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF); and congratulating him on being a recipient of the PMIEF “James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award” for the Asia-Pacific Region.

Resolution No. 223-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/2/19

Relative to recognizing the Palau Community Association of Guam and the Palauan community on the occasion of the Twenty-fifth (25th) Year Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Palau; and commending them for their continued contributions to the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 222-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/2/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Dr. Marjorie G. Driver, co-founder of the Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center at the University of Guam; and to further extending sincere condolences to her family on behalf of I Liheslaturan Guåhan and the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 221-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 9/27/19

Relative to recognizing the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence and the numerous advocates and service providers on Guam for their tremendous efforts to strengthen our community and work together to end family violence; and observing “Family Violence Awareness Month” during the month of October 2019.

Resolution No. 220-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan

Relative to amending Section 6.01(d) of RULE VI-PROCESSING OF BILLS of the Standing Rules of the I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan, relative to establishing a reasonable timeline for the referral of Bills from the Committee on Rules to the appropriate Standing Committee.

Resolution No. 219-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan

Relative to amending Section 6.01(a)(1)(i) of RULE VI-PROCESSING OF BILLS of the Standing Rules of I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan, relative to establishing a reasonable timeline for the scheduling of a Public Hearing on Bills introduced by Members or Committees.

Resolution No. 218-35 (COR) - James C. Moylan

Relative to amending Section 6.04(c) of RULE VI-PROCESSING OF BILLS of the Standing Rules of I Mina'Trentai Singko Na Liheslaturan Guahan, relative to establishing a reasonable timeline for the completion of formal Committee Reports from Standing Committees to the Committee on Rules, and the timely posting of such reports on the Legislative website.

Resolution No. 217-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Clynton E. Ridgell - ADOPTED: 10/2/19

Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Farm to School Month” during October 2019; and commending the efforts of Guam's schools, farmers, fishers, and community partners in empowering our children and their families to make informed food choices to ensure that our children have access to healthy, local food while giving our agricultural community opportunities to contribute to the local economy.

Resolution No. 216-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Sabina Flores Perez / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 9/26/19

Relative to recognizing and celebrating September 27, 2019 as Carlos L. Taitano Elementary School Day in honor of Carlos L. Taitano, and in commemorating the renaming of the school (formerly Sinajana Elementary School).

Resolution No. 215-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/2/19

Relative to recognizing the people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on the occasion of the One Hundred Eighth (108th) “Double Tenth National Day” celebration on October 10, 2019; and commending them for their contributions to Guam and for their efforts in fostering a closer relationship with the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 214-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Régine Biscoe Lee / Therese M. Terlaje / William M. Castro - ADOPTED: 9/30/19

Relative to recognizing the observance of “Indigenous Peoples Day” on October 14, 2019 and inviting our island community to celebrate Indigenous knowledge, cultures, lifeways, and practices on Guam and throughout the world which significantly contribute to the world's richness, diversity, health, and well-being.

Resolution No. 213-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Louise B. Muña / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 9/30/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Victor C. Palomo on the occasion of his retirement from the Guam Public Library System, and commending him for his contributions and service to the island community, and the United States Armed Forces.

Resolution No. 212-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Louise B. Muña / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 9/30/19

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Teresita L.G. Kennimer on the occasion of her retirement from the Guam Public Library System; and commending her for thirty-one (31) years of service to the island community.

Resolution No. 211-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 9/30/19

Relative to recognizing the members of the 2019 Red Ribbon Campaign Committee for their community initiatives against drug, tobacco, and alcohol abuse on the occasion of “Red Ribbon Month” during the month of October 2019; and commending the various organizations for their contributions in combatting drug, tobacco, and alcohol abuse in our community, and its efforts to encourage the people of Guam to embrace this year's 2019 National Red Ribbon Campaign theme of “Send a Message. Stay Drug Free.” during Red Ribbon Week 2019 which takes place from October 23 to October 31, 2019.

Resolution No. 210-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Amanda L. Shelton / William M. Castro / Mary Camacho Torres - ADOPTED: 9/25/19

Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Arts and Humanities Month” during the month of October 2019 in celebration of artistic expression in all forms and cultures on Guam, and as a means to encourage island residents to recognize those men and women who have dedicated their lives to connecting the arts and humanities on Guam.

Resolution No. 209-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 9/25/19

Relative to recognizing Heidi E. San Nicolas, PhD on the occasion of her retirement after more than thirty-one (31) years of outstanding government service; and commending her for her lifetime achievements, dedication, professionalism, and exceptional service.

Resolution No. 208-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 9/24/19

Relative to recognizing Guma' Råsan åcho' Latte on the occasion of their Twentieth (20th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their commitment to perpetuating the CHamoru spirit of unity, culture, and tradition.

Resolution No. 207-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 9/23/19

Relative to recognizing the month of September 2019 as “REALTOR Safety Month”; and commending the Guam Association of REALTORS for providing educational opportunities for Guam's REALTORS in order to expand their awareness about the well-being and protection of themselves and their clients, and for their dedication in promoting professionalism within Guam's real estate industry.

Resolution No. 206-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 9/23/19

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Leslie Faught on her visit to Guam on August 29, 2019; and commending her for her efforts in the real estate industry, and her contributions as a member of community service organizations.

Resolution No. 205-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 9/23/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Don Faught on his visit to Guam to serve as the keynote speaker at the Guam Association of REALTORS (GAR) 2019 General Membership Meeting held on August 29, 2019; and commending him for his stewardship towards the real estate community and real estate professionals.

Resolution No. 204-35 (COR) - Telo T. Taitague / James C. Moylan / William M. Castro - ADOPTED: 9/17/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Francisco Meno Naputi for his contributions and commitment to the communities of San Isidro Catholic Church and Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Inalåhan, Guam; and extending condolences to his family on his passing.

Resolution No. 203-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 9/16/19

Relative to recognizing the partners and real estate agents of Home Ventures Realty; and congratulating them on the grand opening of their new business on September 17, 2019.

Resolution No. 202-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 9/13/19

Relative to recognizing Saint Francis Catholic School on the commemoration of the Seventieth (70th) Year Anniversary of its founding; and commending the Saint Francis Catholic School community and the School Sisters of Notre Dame for seven (7) decades of devoted service and support to the Catholic faithful.

Resolution No. 201-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 9/12/19

Relative to recognizing Ms. Marie Q. Tenorio on the occasion of her retirement; and commending her for her thirty (30) years of service to the island community.

Resolution No. 200-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 9/19/19

Relative to recognizing the Laguna Association of Guam on the occasion of its Nineteenth (19th) Year Anniversary; and commending the members for their continued commitment to fostering and sharing the spirit of unity, culture and traditions of the Province of Laguna, Philippines with the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 199-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 9/11/19

Relative to recognizing Harold F. Parker on the occasion of his retirement from the Public Defender Service Corporation and Guam Legal Services Corporation; and commending him for thirty-eight (38) years of service to the island community.

Resolution No. 198-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 8/30/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing and commemorating the late Maderngebuked Thomas O. Remengesau, Sr., former President of the Republic of Palau, for his lifetime of public service to the people of Palau; and to further extending sincere condolences to his family on behalf of I Liheslaturan Guåhan and the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 197-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 8/29/19

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Elaine S.A. Pangelinan for her service with the Guam Department of Revenue and Taxation; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-five (35) years of outstanding public service.

Resolution No. 196-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 8/29/19

Relative to recognizing Chaplain Major Richard Alan Kelley for his dedicated service to the United States Army National Guard and the people of Guam and our nation; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement.

Resolution No. 195-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin / Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 8/27/19

Relative to recognizing Sister Oliva Guerrero Benavente, RSM, for her lifetime dedication to a religious life and for her service to the children of Guam; and congratulating her on the occasion of her Sixtieth (60th) Diamond Jubilee as a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

Resolution No. 194-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin / Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED 8/27/19

Relative to recognizing Sister Orlean Pereda, RSM, for her lifetime dedication to a religious life and for educating the children of Guam; and congratulating her on the occasion of her Fiftieth (50th) Diamond Jubilee as a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

Resolution No. 193-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin / Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 8/27/19

Relative to recognizing Sister Mary Cabrini Castro Taitano, RSM, for her lifetime dedication to a religious life and for her service to the children of Guam; and congratulating her on the occasion of her Sixtieth (60th) Diamond Jubilee as a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

Resolution No. 192-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin / Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 8/27/19

Relative to recognizing Sister Mary Concepta Babauta Meno, RSM, for her lifetime dedication to a religious life and for educating the children of Guam; and congratulating her on the occasion of her Seventieth (70th) Platinum Jubilee as a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

Resolution No. 191-35 (LS) -Mary Camacho Torres - ADOPTED: 8/27/19

Relative to recognizing Ms. Brenna J. Pangelinan on her appointment as a voting student member of the California State Board of Education; and commending her for her work and efforts through the student and non-profit organizations that she serves.

Resolution No. 190-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 8/22/19

Relative to recognizing Ms. Joy S. Villanueva for her dedication, professionalism, and commitment to healthcare while working at the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after twenty-eight (28) years of outstanding public service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 189-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 8/22/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Jesse B. Garrido for his service to the Department of Public Health and Social Services; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement after eleven (11) years of public service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 188-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 8/22/19

Relative to celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women suffrage, and to celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements built by courageous women; and to further recognize and commend the CHamoru and Guamanian women whose contributions have paved the way toward progress and success for all.

Resolution No. 187-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 8/21/19

Relative to congratulating the Guam Diamond Lions Club on their 1st Anniversary of its Charter and recognizing and commending its members for their service and humanitarian efforts to the People of Guam.

Resolution No. 186-35 (LS) - William M. Castro / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Louise B. Muña

Relative to recognizing and honoring Mr. Victor C. Palomo on his retirement from the Guam Public Library System for Twenty-two (22) years of service to the people of Guåhan and our great nation. -

RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN

Resolution No. 185-35 (LS) - William M. Castro / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Louise B. Muña

Relative to recognizing and commending Mrs. Teresita L.G. Kennimer on her retirement from the Guam Public Library System for Thirty-eight (38) years of outstanding service to our island and the people of Guåhan. -

RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN

Resolution No. 184-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 8/19/19

Relative to recognizing the Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) for its efficacy and perpetuation of public accountability in our region; and commending the APIPA for thirty (30) years of unified service.

Resolution No. 183-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to congratulating the Iloilo International of Guam for the celebration of the Little Miss Dinagyang coronation and to further commending the winners of the 2019 Little Miss Dinagyang contest; and further expressing Un Dångkolo Na Si Yuʹos Maʹåseʹ to the Iloilo International of Guam for its dedication to promoting the Ilongo spirit and culture, and its continuous humanitarian services to the people of Guam and the province of Iloilo, Philippines.

Resolution No. 182-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 8/14/19

Relative to commending Lieutenant Commander Nancy Lentz for her outstanding service at the US Naval Hospital Guam from August 2014 to August 2019; and to further extending an Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'åse for her unwavering commitment to go beyond the call of duty to be a partner in providing exceptional medical services to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 181-35 (COR) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Régine Biscoe Lee / William M. Castro - ADOPTED: 9/30/19

Relative to recognizing the Guam Basketball Confederation (GBC) for being the elite basketball training organization on Guam; and commend GBC for being a part of the Federation of International Basketball Association “FIBA's” New Basketball World Cup Qualification system and their continued efforts to develop competitive athletes, coaches and officials on Guam in the sport of basketball.

Resolution No. 180-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to Recognizing and Commending Dr. Anton Lim for his efforts and for his continual humanitarian work, specifically with the Yellow Boat Foundation and for being selected as the sole representative from the Philippines to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Project. -

RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN

Resolution No. 179-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña / Telo T. Taitague / James C. Moylan - ADOPTED: 7/26/19

Relative to recognizing and commending Captain Nonito Blas, Jr. for thirty-eight (38) years of exemplary and meritorious service to the people of our great island and nation; and to further congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement from the United States Navy.

Resolution No. 178-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 8/19/19

Relative to congratulating the Guam Territorial Band and the Tumon Bay Youth Orchestra on winning the Gold Award and Command Performance at the 2019 Australian International Music Festival held in Sydney, Australia in July 2019; and to further commend them for being ambassadors for music representing the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 177-35 (COR) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 7/16/19

Relative to recognizing Noa Iriarte Cruz for his dedication and determination as a football scholar athlete; and commending him for proudly representing Guam and our island community.

Resolution No. 176-35 (COR) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 7/16/19

Relative to recognizing Nikko Iriarte Cruz for his dedication and determination as a football scholar athlete; and commending him for proudly representing Guam and our island community.

Resolution No. 175-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/10/19

Relative to congratulating the George Washington High School “Class of 1959” on their Diamond (60th) Year Class Reunion; and to further commending them for the lifelong friendships that they have established and shared among themselves and their families, and for their contributions to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 174-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 7/10/19

Relative to recognizing Yoichi K. Rengiil for his commitment and dedication of thirty-three (33) years to the University of Guam (UOG) TRiO Programs, and commending him for his service and efforts to the UOG's TRiO Programs within the Enrollment Management and Student Success unit; and to further congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement.

Resolution No. 173-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Régine Biscoe Lee / Therese M. Terlaje / Clynton E. Ridgell / William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña / James C. Moylan / Mary Camacho Torres - ADOPTED: 7/10/19

Relative to recognizing the Guam-CNMI Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) State Committee for their hard work in the development and promotion of employer support for the service members of the National Guard and Reserve; and commending them for their commitment to serve and support the employers of our National Guard and Reserve members in our island community and throughout the Pacific region.

Resolution No. 172-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 7/9/19

Relative to recognizing and commending Rear Admiral Shoshana Chatfield of the Joint Region Marianas for her leadership and contributions to the island of Guam; and to further commend her for being appointed as the first female President of the Naval War College.

Resolution No. 171-35 (LS) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 7/30/19

Relative to adopting the revised Protocol Guide of Guam, as recommended by the Thirty-Fifth (35th) Guam Legislature's Subcommittee on Protocol.

Resolution No. 170-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 7/11/19

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Gerard E. Bautista on the occasion of his retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority-Guam; and to further commending him for his thirty-four (34) years of dedicated and outstanding service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 169-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 7/11/19

Relative to recognizing and congratulating FHP Health Center and the University of Guam Cancer Research Center for their efforts in fighting cancer by establishing Guam's first cancer clinical trials program, and for educating Guam's healthcare professionals and cancer patients on the benefits of cancer clinical trials at the “Guam Cancer Clinical Trials Symposium” on July 14th, 2019.

Resolution No. 168-35 (LS) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton / Sabina Flores Perez

Relative to requesting that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and the Department of Defense select Guam as one of eight sites to be studied for the possible health implications of polyfluoroalykl substances and that the Department of Defense immediately initiate actions to address elevated levels of polyfluoroalykl substances in water wells previously operated by the military and returned to the people of Guam and those water wells also affected by the use of firefighting foam containing perfluorooctanesulfonic acid by the military on Guam.
Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 167-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 7/10/19

Relative to recognizing the Guam Association of Realtors® on the commemoration of “REALTOR® Month” during the month of July 2019; and to expressing Un Dångkolo Na Si Yuʹos Maʹåseʹ to the Association for providing educational opportunities for Guam's REALTORS® in order to increase their expertise about the real estate business, and for its commitment to promoting professionalism within the real estate industry on Guam and throughout Micronesia.

Resolution No. 166-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 7/8/19

Relative to recognizing and commending Captain Eric C. Lindfors of the United States Navy for his leadership and contributions to the island of Guam; and to further wishing him a warm farewell, Adios, and continued success in his career.

Resolution No. 165-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Louise B. Muña - ADOPTED: 7/1/19

Relative to recognizing the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Theater Program for its ongoing work in providing quality theatrical experiences and entertainment to the island of Guam; and commending them for their efforts in promoting the arts on Guam.

Resolution No. 164-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Jose "Pedo" Terlaje / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Clynton E. Ridgell / Joe S. San Agustin / Louise B. Muña / Amanda L. Shelton / Régine Biscoe Lee / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/4/19

Relative to urging the Honorable Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero, I Maga'hågan Guåhan (the Governor of Guam) to call for a pause to the clearing, pre-construction, data recovery, and construction activities related to the U.S. Department of the Navy's proposed Live-Fire Training Range Complex at Northwest Field (Tailålo') adjacent to Ritidian (Litekyan) in order to ensure the protection of the environment and the historic and cultural resources of Guam.
Committee Report

Resolution No. 163-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 6/26/19

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Ms. Rose Marie Compton Osawa on the occasion of her retirement from Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center after thirty (30) years of dedicated, professional, and exceptional service with the Government of Guam; and to further extending a warm and sincere Un Dångkolo na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' to her for her dedication and commitment to serving the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 162-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 6/28/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing Siñora Mary C. Camacho-Untalan as the first woman artistry wood carver and commending her for perpetuating the CHamoru culture and heritage; and to further expressing sincere condolences to the Camacho-Untalan family on her passing.

Resolution No. 161-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 7/3/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Victor Blas for his dedication to the Guam Department of Education while serving as a food services professional, and commending him for his effective leadership; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement after twenty-nine (29) years of exemplary service.

Resolution No. 160-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 6/27/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Oscar Aguon Cruz, for his outstanding performance in the federal civil service as a machinist for fifty (50) years; and to congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement after fifty (50) years of dedicated, professional, and exemplary service to the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 159-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 6/19/19

Relative to recognizing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Honolulu Field Office for its continued dedication in fulfilling HUD's mission to build stronger and more resilient communities through an ongoing process of identifying and addressing needs, assets, and priority investment for state and local governments; and commending the staff of the HUD Honolulu Field Office for their unwavering commitment for the overall safety, health, and well-being of our island community.

Resolution No. 158-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Telo T. Taitague / Therese M. Terlaje / Louise B. Muña / James C. Moylan / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jose ‘Pedo' Terlaje - ADOPTED: 6/18/19

Relative to recognizing Inetnon Lalåhen Guåhan/the Young Men's League of Guam (YMLG) on the occasion of the One Hundred Second (102nd) Year Anniversary of its establishment; and commending the members of YMLG for their outstanding contributions to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 157-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Therese M. Terlaje / James C. Moylan

Relative to recognizing and commending the members of the Young Men's League of Guam (YMLG) for their outstanding contributions to the people of Guam; and to further congratulating them on the occasion of their 102nd Year Anniversary of establishment. -

RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN

Resolution No. 156-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 6/26/19

Relative to honoring and commending all the survivors of Guam's Wartime occupation for their tremendous courage and perseverance through one of the most tragic and difficult times in our island's history; and to extending Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' to the Guam War Survivors Memorial Foundation for their dedication and service to all those affected by this tragic event as we join them in celebrating “War Survivors Remembrance Day” on June 28, 2019 and our island's 75th Liberation anniversary.

Resolution No. 155-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 6/14/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable Fernando Scaliem, Speaker of the Pohnpei Legislature and President of the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures for his many outstanding accomplishments and contributions to Micronesia and the Pacific region; and to further extending sincere condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of I Liheslaturan Guåhan and the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 154-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 6/12/19

Relative to recognizing Emily Barcilisa Guerrero Sablan for her commitment of sixteen (16) years of service to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Guam National Wildlife Refuge, Ritidian Unit; commending her for her dedication to protecting Guam's cultural, historical, fish and wildlife resources; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement.

Resolution No. 153-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 6/12/19

Relative to recognizing Myrna A. Mantanona for her dedicated service to the Guam Department of Education; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-one (31) years.

Resolution No. 152-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 6/19/19

Relative to recognizing Joseph Michael Lacuna Manuel for his work - “Photometric Calibration of the Pan-STARRS Survey to Improve Cosmological Measurements of Type Ia Supernovae;” and congratulating him as the recipient of the “Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award” from the American Astronomical Society.

Resolution No. 151-35 (LS) - Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 5/30/19

Relative to recognizing Daisy Guzman Ramirez for her dedicated service to the Guam Department of Education; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-one (31) years.

Resolution No. 150-35 (LS) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Clynton E. Ridgell / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Sabina Flores Perez / Therese M. Terlaje / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / William M. Castro / Louise B. Muña / Telena Cruz Nelson / James C. Moylan / Telo T. Taitague / Joe S. San Agustin / Mary Camacho Torres - ADOPTED: 5/30/19

Relative to recognizing the Guam Pride Committee, Guam LGBT Pride, Inc., the Guam Visitors Bureau, ISA LGBT Guam, Guam's Alternative Lifestyle Association (GALA), and House of Diosa for their ongoing work in promoting the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community of Guam, as we join them on the observance of “LGBTQ Pride Month” during the month of June 2019.

Resolution No. 149-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/29/19

Relative to recognizing the Filipino Community of Guam (FCG) on the occasion of its Sixty-Fifth (65th) Year Anniversary and the observance of the One Hundred Twenty-First (121st) Year Anniversary of Philippine Independence, and congratulating the incoming Officers and Board of Trustees; and to further commending the FCG for their continued commitment and contributions to our island community.

Resolution No. 148-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 5/24/19

Relative to recognizing Gloria Koki Jesus for her dedicated service to the Guam Department of Education; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-six (36) years of teaching our youth.

Resolution No. 147-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 5/29/19

Relative to recognizing AnnaMarie Benavente for her dedicated service; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-five (35) years.

Resolution No. 146-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 5/29/19

Relative to recognizing, commending, and congratulating Rosita C. Crisostomo on the occasion of her retirement from Guam Department of Education; and to further express gratitude to her for thirty-five (35) years of commitment, dedication and outstanding service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 145-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 5/29/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Charles A. Hardy for his commitment to educating students of the Guam Department of Education; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement after thirty-four (34) years of dedicated service.

Resolution No. 144-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/29/19

Relative to recognizing SES Craig B. Whelden for his leadership and contributions to the successful planning and implementation of Marine Corps Base Guam, Camp Blaz; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement after forty-six (46) years of dedicated service..

Resolution No. 143-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/29/19

Relative to recognizing Colonel Brent W. Bien for his commitment as Officer in Charge, Marine Corps Activity Guam, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, from September 2016 to June 2019; and commending him for his leadership and contributions to enhancing the U.S. Marine Corps' long-standing commitment to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 142-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 5/17/19

Relative to recognizing Francisco Fejeran; for his dedicated service to the Guam Department of Education; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement after thirty (30) years

Resolution No. 141-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 5/17/19

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Eleanor Bernardo Mendiola; for her dedicated service to the Guam Department of Education; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-three (33) years.

Resolution No. 140-35 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 5/17/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Gabriel Taitano Cruz, for his dedicated service to the Guam Department of Education; and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement after twenty-three (23) years.

Resolution No. 139-35 (LS) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/17/19

Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Safe Boating Week” from May 19 to May 25, 2019; and commending the Guam Safe Boating Planning Committee for its local efforts in raising awareness of boating and marine safety so as to have safer boating experiences.

Resolution No. 138-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton / Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 5/30/19

Relative to recognizing Lorena Q. Chaco for her commitment to the students of Saint Anthony Catholic School; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement from Saint Anthony Catholic School after twenty (20) years of dedicated service.

Resolution No. 137-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/23/19

Relative to recognizing the University of Guam (UOG) graduating candidates of the Masters of Public Administration Program for Fañomnåkan 2019 for their final research project on the creation of a Sexual Misconduct Awareness Regional Toolkit (S.M.A.R.T.); and congratulating them on the completion of their Master's Program in the UOG School of Business and Pubic Administration.

Resolution No. 136-35 (COR) - William M. Castro / Telena Cruz Nelson / James C. Moylan / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Joe S. San Agustin / Louise B. Muña / Telo T. Taitague

RELATIVE TO PETITIONING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION THAT AUTHORIZES ONE (1) NON-CONGRESSIONAL NOMINATION WHO IS AN ELIGIBLE RESIDENT OF GUAM TO BE MADE BY THE GOVERNOR OF GUAM AND TWO (2) CONGRESSIONAL NOMINATIONS OF ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS OF GUAM BY GUAM'S DELEGATE TO THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PER ACADEMIC YEAR FOR ADMISSION TO EACH OF THE UNITED STATES SERVICE ACADEMIES.
Resolution Referral

Resolution No. 135-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 5/22/19

Relative to recognizing Ms. Adelina M. Arceo for her dedicated service to the Guam Housing Corporation; and congratulating her on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-one (31) years.

Resolution No. 134-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/17/19

Relative to recognizing Dr. Randolph F. Leon Guerrero for his accomplishments and dedication in providing health care services to our island community; and commending him for his commitment to improve the medical standards of our island.

Resolution No. 133-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/17/19

Relative to recognizing Marie San Nicolas Castro for her support and contributions to the parish community of San Isidro Church in Malojloj; and congratulating her as the “2019 Grand Marshall” of the Malojloj Fiesta.

Resolution No. 132-35 (COR) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/21/19

Relative to recognizing the Department of Corrections Correctional Officers and employees for their dedicated efforts to safeguard our island; and observing May 18 to May 25, 2019, as “National Correctional Officers and Employees Week.”

Resolution No. 131-35 (COR) - Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/20/19

Relative to recognizing the men and women of the Guam Police Department, the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port Authority Police Division, and the Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport Authority Police Division for their dedicated efforts to safeguard our island; and observing May 12 to May 18, 2019, as “Guam Police Week.”

Resolution No. 130-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee - ADOPTED: 5/17/19

Relative to recognizing Commander Christina M. Hicks for her service as Commander of the United States Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS) in Guam; and commending her for her leadership and commitment to the operations and efforts of NCTS Guam.

Resolution No. 129-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/13/19

Relative to recognizing the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association (GMHVA) on the occasion of their Fifty-fourth (54th) Anniversary Charity Ball; and commending the members of the GMHVA for their continued service and contributions to the people of Guam

Resolution No. 128-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing Dr. Joan H. Gill for her twenty-five (25) years of dedicated, professional and exceptional service with the Guam Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Veterans Administration; and to further extend a warm and sincere Un Dångkolo na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' to her for her dedication and commitment to serving and continuing to serve the Veterans of Guam

Resolution No. 127-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing the inaugural Girls All-Island All-Star Softball Game, and the organizers, coaches, and supporters of the Girls Softball community who made the historic event possible

Resolution No. 126-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/7/19

Relative to recognizing the celebration of “National Small Business Week” from May 5 through May 11, 2019; and commending the many men and women who are the cornerstone of Guam's economy.

Resolution No. 125-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Josefina Dorotea Yamanaka Blas on celebrating one hundred four (104) years of life in 2019; and to further honoring her as a Centenarian of the 2019 “Senior Citizen Month” celebration.

Resolution No. 124-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Hae Im Yu Shim on celebrating one hundred three (103) years of life in 2019; and to further honoring her as a Centenarian of the 2019 “Senior Citizen Month” celebration.

Resolution No. 123-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Cesaria Cruz Arce on celebrating one hundred two (102) years of life in 2019; and to further honoring her as a Centenarian of the 2019 “Senior Citizen Month” celebration.

Resolution No. 122-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Paz Mendiola Sablan on celebrating one hundred two (102) years of life in 2019; and to further honoring her as a Centenarian of the 2019 “Senior Citizen Month” celebration.

Resolution No. 121-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Yuk Lan Moylan on celebrating one hundred one (101) years of life in 2019; and to further honoring her as a Centenarian of the 2019 “Senior Citizens Month” celebration.

Resolution No. 120-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Julian Bryson Wilgus on celebrating one hundred three (101) years of life in 2019; and to further honoring him as a Centenarian of the 2019 “Senior Citizen Month” celebration.

Resolution No. 119-35 (COR) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Shirley Marie Bridler on celebrating one hundred one (101) years of life in 2019; and to further honoring her as a Centenarian of the 2019 “Senior Citizen Month” celebration.

Resolution No. 118-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/8/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, on his visit to Guam; and commending him for his contributions to the Olympic Community.

Resolution No. 117-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 5/1/19

Relative to recognizing the late Dr. Dirk Ballendorf for his many distinguished accomplishments; and commending Heidi Ballendorf for her efforts in the launching of “Island Insights,” a revival of the “Micronesian Minute/Island Insights” originally broadcast by her father in the 1980s.

Resolution No. 116-35 (COR) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/2/19

Relative to recognizing the observance of “Mental Health Awareness Month” during the month of May 2019, and “National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week” during the week of May 5 through May 11, 2019; and commending the numerous mental health service professionals, non-profit organizations, community support groups and advocates in our community for their continued efforts to promoting mental health care and providing greater access to mental health services to the people of Guam; and congratulating them on their celebration of the Seventieth (70th) Year Anniversary of the establishment of “Mental Health Awareness Month.”

Resolution No. 115-35 (LS) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/21/19

Relative to recognizing Guam's senior citizens on the celebration of “Senior Citizens Month 2019” during the month of May; and commending the governmental and non-governmental organizations, and volunteers for their support and contributions to a successful “Senior Citizens Month” celebration.

Resolution No. 114-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 4/29/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of the late George Gumataotao Francisco; and to further extending sincere condolences to his family on his passing.

Resolution No. 113-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/29/19

Relative to recognizing the members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Guam Chapters 1315, 787 and 2007, for their honorable service to our country and island, and their spirit of sacrifice in keeping with the proud tradition of the military service.

Resolution No. 112-35 (LS) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/29/19

Relative to recognizing and observing May 15, 2019 as “Peace Officers Memorial Day” in Guam, in honor of our island's brave men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Resolution No. 111-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/25/19

Relative to recognizing State Command Chief Master Sergeant John M. Quinata for his remarkable record of leadership and his unwavering commitment of service to the people of Guam and the United States of America; and to congratulating him on his retirement after thirty-eight (38) years of service in the United States Air Force.

Resolution No. 110-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/25/19

Relative to recognizing Sainas Mr. and Mrs. Tony Paulino Camacho and Mary Elizabeth Chargualaf Camacho for their support and contributions to the parish community of Saint Joseph Church in Inalåhan; and congratulating them as the Saint Joseph 2019 Fiestan Inalåhan-Patrocino, Gatbo Na Sainas (Grand Marshals).

Resolution No. 109-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/25/19

Relative to recognizing the observance of “Jury Appreciation Week 2019,” from May 5 through May 11, 2019; and commending the Judiciary of Guam and those in our community who have dedicated their time to serve as members of the jury in order to maintain civic engagement and ensure fair trials..

Resolution No. 108-35 (LS) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/23/19

Relative to recognizing Felice Meeks for her hard work and dedication to the Guam Memorial Hospital; and congratulating her for being named as the 2018 Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association “Volunteer of the Year.”

Resolution No. 107-35 (LS) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/23/19

Relative to recognizing Virginia Lujan Taitano Unpingco for her dedication to the Guam Memorial Hospital; and congratulating her as a recipient of the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association.

Resolution No. 106-35 (LS) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/22/19

Relative to posthumously recognizing and honoring the late Honorable Alfonso Matanane Pangelinan, former Commissioner of Sinajaña, for his public service to our island community; and to further extending condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 105-35 (LS) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/22/19

Relative to recognizing the Judiciary of Guam, the U.S. District Court of Guam, and the Guam Bar Association for their commitment in the promotion of “Law Week 2019,” from April 28 through May 4, 2019; and commending them for their advocacy of justice and equality for the people of Guam on the occasion of “Law Day” on May 1, 2019.

Resolution No. 104-35 (COR) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 4/23/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Brian Copeland, 2019 Vice President of Association Affairs, National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) for being a keynote speaker at the Guam Association of REALTORS® (GAR) 2019 General Membership Meeting; and commending him for his leadership efforts and dedication to the real estate community.

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 - ADOPTED: 10/4/19

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 35th Guam Legislature) for the passage of S. 947 and H.R. 3783, the “Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019,” introduced in the U.S. Senate on March 28, 2019, and in the U.S. House of Representatives on July 16, 2019, which would amend the “Radiation Exposure Compensation Act” to include Guam as a downwind area.
Author Report

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 - ADOPTED 3/27/19

Relative to recognizing the health providers and staff of the Department of Public Health and Social Services for assisting patients with bleeding disorders to get the treatment and services that they need; and to congratulating the Guam Comprehensive Hemophilia Care Program of the Department of Public Health and Social Services on its Twentieth (20th) Year Anniversary.

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 Referral

Resolution No. 80-35 (COR) - Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Telena Cruz Nelson / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED 4/3/19

Relative to recognizing Mr. Ben “Guelo” Rosario and Mr. Roman Dela Cruz for representing Guam at the Tir de Fona Internacionale VI, the world's largest sling stone competition, which was held in Mallorca, Spain; and to congratulating them on winning First (1st) Place

Resolution No. 79-35 (COR) - Régine Biscoe Lee / Telena Cruz Nelson - ADOPTED: 3/27/19

Relative to honoring and acknowledging the visiting members of the American School Counselor Association and its visiting members; and to commending them for their 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 - ADOPTED: 3/19/19

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 to commending the team of the Pacific Islands Small Business Development Center Network for serving and supporting small business development on Guam and the Western Pacific Region.

Resolution No. 77-35 (COR) - Mary Camacho Torres / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Therese M. Terlaje / Telena Cruz Nelson / Régine Biscoe Lee / Amanda L. Shelton / Kelly Marsh (Taitano), PhD - ADOPTED: 4/25/19

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 qualified individuals who reside on Guam; and to further expressing Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu'os Ma'åse' to Representative San Nicolas 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 Dångloko 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 - ADOPTED: 3/7/19

Relative to recognizing the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Guam Chapter 381; and to commending the NAWIC Board of Directors for their commitment to providing education opportunities and professional development for Guam's women in the construction industry during the observance from March 3 to March 9, 2019 as "WIC Week."

Resolution No. 54-35 (COR) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 3/15/19

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Katrina B. Hodges for her dedicated public service to the Department of Revenue and Taxation; and to congratulating her on her retirement after thirty (30) years.

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 / Clynton E. Ridgell / Telo T. Taitague / Jose “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 / Clynton 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 WITHDRAWN

Resolution No. 15-35 (COR) - Telena Cruz Nelson / Therese M. Terlaje / Jose “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) - Jose “PEDO” Terlaje / Tina Rose Muna Barnes / Amanda Shelton / Kelly G. Marsh (Taitano), Ph.D. / Clynton E. 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.
Resolution Referral

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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