37th Guam Legislature - Resolutions

The following lists of Resolutions are available in electronic format from the 37th Guam Legislature.  The Resolutions Introduced will continue to be added as they become available from the Senatorial Offices. 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 or the Committee on Rules or call at (671) 472-2461.


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Resolution No. 416-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing Clarissa A. Nangauta on the occasion of her retirement after Thirty-one years and Eleven months of unparalleled dedication and honorable service as a United States Civil Servant and to further extending an Un Dangkolo na Si Yu’os Ma’ase’ yan inorabuena on behalf of the People of Guam.

Resolution No. 415-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Gerianne D. Eclavea on the occasion of her retirement from Juan Q. San Miguel Elementary School; and commending her for Thirty-Nine (39) years of service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 414-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing Mrs. Catherine V. Paulino on the occasion of her retirement from Juan Q. San Miguel Elementary School; and commending her for Twenty-Eight (28) years of service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 413-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / Christopher M. Dueñas

Relative to recognizing the Guam Department of Education’s (GDOE) Instructional Coaches and District Mentors for their dedication and contributions toward education and leadership; and to further thanking them for their commitment to supporting the success of our students, teachers and school district.

Resolution No. 412-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to congratulating the Filipino Ladies Association of Guam on their annual celebration of Santacruzan and further recognizing them for their service to the community and promotion of Filipino traditions and culture on the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 411-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and commending Beverly San Agustin on her retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending her on leadership, achievements, and passion to the Guam Department of Education and the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 410-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Jennifer S. N. Shiroma on the occasion of her retirement from Simon Sanchez High School, Guam Department of Education; and commending her for her thirty-six (36) years of outstanding service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 409-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 5/20/24

Relative to authorizing the Legislative Counsel, or other retained counsel, to represent I Mina'trentai Siette Na Liheslaturan Guåhan in the Supreme Court of Guam and/or the Superior Court of Guam in Government of Guam, et.al. v. CoreTech International Corporation, Civil Case Cv1198-18.

Resolution No. 408-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 5/20/24

Relative to authorizing the Legislative Counsel, or other retained counsel, to represent I Mina'trentai Siette Na Liheslaturan Guåhan in the United States Supreme Court, and to file a response to the Attorney General of Guam’s petition for a Writ of Certiorari as requested by the Supreme Court of United States.

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Resolution No. 407-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing Mr. Isao Takashiro, Chairman and CEO of Japan Airport Building Co., Ltd. (JATCO) and commending him for his vision and support of Guam tourism and the strengthening of relationships between Guam and Japan.

Resolution No. 406-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing and commending Leon Bamba on his retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending him for his twenty-nine (29) years of service to the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 405-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing Ryan Manglona Aguigui for his service and contributions to the parish community of the San Isidro Church in Malojloj; and congratulating him on being selected as the 2024 Grand Marshal of this year’s Fiestan San Isidro.

Resolution No. 404-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the observance of "National Safe Boating Week" from May 18 to May 24, 2024; and commending the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Guam Flotilla, the Guam Police Department Marine Patrol, and the Guam Fire Department Rescue Units for raising awareness of safe boating and marine safety.

Resolution No. 403-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne M. Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague

Relative to recognizing the exceptional commitment and dedication of our island’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals on the observance and commemoration of the Fiftieth (50th) Year Anniversary of "National EMS Week" from May 19 to 25, 2024; and to acknowledge the efforts of the Department of Public Health and Social Services - Office of the Emergency Medical Services, Guam Emergency Medical Services Commission, Guam Fire Department, and Guam Community College School of Allied Health.

Resolution No. 402-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett

Relative to Congratulating the SKIP Entertainment Dance Company (SKIP) on their 40th Anniversary and to commend Teri and Lee Knapp for all of their accomplishments as the founders of SKIP and for their contributions to the Arts and Entertainment on Guam.

Resolution No. 401-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas

Relative to recognizing the Simon A. Sanchez High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Shark Battalion on their participation in the Golden Bear West Coast Nationals Drill Meet Competition as Guam’s Ambassadors and to further congratulating them on being named the 2024 Overall Champions in the competition.”

Resolution No. 400-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne M. Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague

Relative to recognizing “National Hospital Week” from May 12 to May 18, 2024, and the observance of “National Hospital Day” on May 12th; and joining communities across the nation in commending the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA), the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC), and the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam and its dedicated staff of professionals for their strength, courage, and commitment to healing the sick, caring for families, and selflessly providing quality healthcare to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 399-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata / Therese M. Terlaje / William A. Parkinson / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne M. Brown / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher

Relative to recognizing Josefina de la Concepcion Diaz as a Centenarian during “2024 Senior Citizens Month”; and commemorating her celebration of one hundred one years (102) of longevity.

Resolution No. 398-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata / Therese M. Terlaje / William A. Parkinson / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne M. Brown / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late † Rosario Flores Leon Guerrero as an honorary Centenarian during “2024 Senior Citizens Month”; and commemorating her celebration of one hundred and three years (104) of longevity.

Resolution No. 397-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata / Therese M. Terlaje / William A. Parkinson / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne M. Brown / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher

Relative to recognizing Victorina Dulay Robeniol as a Centenarian during “2024 Senior Citizens Month”; and commemorating her celebration of one hundred two years (102) of longevity.

Resolution No. 396-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the University of Guam Triton Esports program for their second annual Guam Esports Championships and their achievements in esports both nationally and internationally, and to further recognize the esports athletes who have not only bettered themselves in their games of choice but created foundations of knowledge in the esports industry to further their career and skills development.

Resolution No. 395-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas

Relative to recognizing the Southern High School JROTC cadets for participating in the Pacific Regional Hawai’i Drill Competition (PACRIM) on April 13th, 2024; and to congratulate their Color Guard Rifle Team and Unarmed Drill Team for winning 1st Place in their respective competitions.

Resolution No. 394-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett

Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Police Week” during the week of May 12 through May 18, 2024; and commending Guam’s law enforcement officers for their continued heroism, sacrifice, and duty in keeping our island community safe.

Resolution No. 393-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Sabina Flores Perez

Relative to recognizing and commemorating the 69th annual observance of “Stewardship Week” from April 28th through May 5, 2024, with the theme: “May the Forest be with You, Always,” and commending the Northern and Southern Soil and Water Conservation Districts and their partners for their dedication and incredible service to conserving Guam’s forests.

Resolution No. 392-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne M. Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague

Relative to recognizing Therese Crisostomo Naputi for her service and contributions to the parish community of the Saint Joseph Church in Inalåhan; and congratulating her on being selected as one of the 2024 Grand Marshals of this year’s Fiestan San Jose.

Resolution No. 391-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne M. Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A.B. Quinata / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague

Relative to recognizing Judith (Judy) Lynn Selk Flores for her service and contributions to the parish community of the Saint Joseph Church in Inalåhan; and congratulating her on being selected as one of the 2024 Grand Marshals of this year’s Fiestan San Jose.

Resolution No. 390-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing the Guam Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its One Hundredth (100th) Year Anniversary; and to further expressing Un Dångkolo Na Si Yuʹos Maʹåseʹ to the organization for advocating for better opportunities for our local businesses to prosper and enhance the economic welfare of our island community.

Resolution No. 389-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to commending and congratulating Teresita M. Paulino upon her Lifetime Membership Award with the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association (GMHVA); and further extending a warm and sincere Un Dangkulo Na Si Yu’os Ma’ase to her for her hard work and dedication to the Guam Memorial Hospital and the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 388-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to commending and congratulating Christine M. S. Calvo upon receiving the 2023 Volunteer of the Year Award with the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association (GMHVA); and further extending a warm and sincere gratitude to her for her outstanding service and dedication to the Guam Memorial Hospital and to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 387-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Chris Barnett / Therese M. Terlaje / Jesse A. Lujan / Joanne M. Brown / Thomas J. Fisher / Frank Blas, Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Roy A. B. Quinata / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Sabina Flores Perez / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / William A. Parkinson

Relative to recognizing Guam’s Senior Citizens on the celebration of “2024 Senior Citizens Month” during the month of May 2024, with this year’s theme “Powered by Connection”; and commending governmental, non-governmental organizations, and volunteers for their support and contributions towards the island’s senior citizens.

Resolution No. 386-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing April 21-28, 2024 as “National Parks Week”; and to further express an earnest appreciation to the many staff and community partners for their commitment and service our island’s National and Local Parks, that help preserve and protect these parks, that hold a significant tribute to our island’s history.

Resolution No. 385-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Telo T. Taitague / Joanne M. Brown / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Christopher M. Dueñas / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Chris Barnett

Relative to posthumously honoring the legacy of Rita T. Franquez, recognizing her as a champion of Chamoru heritage and culture, and a visionary leader whose contributions enriched the lives of countless individuals in Guåhan and beyond.

Resolution No. 384-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata

Relative to congratulating Don Don Donki “Donki Village” on the grand opening of their Guam branch in the Municipality of Tamuning, Guam, and to extending to their owners and tenants a sincere un dangkulo na si Yu’os ma’ase’ for believing and investing in the People and Island of Guam.

Resolution No. 383-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing and celebrating the exceptional commitment and dedication of our island’s Nurses on the observance of “National Nurses Month,” during the month of May 2024, “National Nurses Day,” on May 6th, and “National Nurses Week,” from May 6 to May 12, 2024.

Resolution No. 382-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing May 5-11, 2024 as “Youth Apprenticeship Week”; and to further express an earnest appreciation to the many community partners and stakeholders for their commitment and service to the youths of Guam, that promote apprenticeship program opportunities for today’s youths.

Resolution No. 381-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton / Sabina Flores Perez / Joanne M. Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Telo T. Taitague

Relative to recognizing and congratulating Atkins Kroll (AK) Guam, Inc. on the occasion of its One Hundred Tenth (110th) Anniversary; and commending them for its contributions and continued commitment to serving our island community.

Resolution No. 380-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett

Relative to recognizing Siñora Antonia Manibusan for her retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending her for her twenty-three (23) years of service to the Government of Guam.

Resolution No. 379-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing the Pacific Islands Development Bank on its Thirty-fifth (35th) Year Anniversary Celebration; and commending its management, its staff, its customers and its benefactors, for thirty-five years of dedicated services in meeting the financial and development needs of the island of Guam and its people.

Resolution No. 378-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 4/19/24

Relative to authorizing expenditure in the amount of Twenty-Six Thousand Dollars ($26,000) from the Central Operations Lapse Fund for the purpose of hosting I Liheslaturan Guåhan’s Annual Senior Citizen’s Day Luncheon as provided in § 1032(e) of Chapter 10, Title 1 GCA.

Resolution No. 377-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing Captain Nicholas R. Simmons of the U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia – Sector Guam; commending him for his exceptional leadership and tireless efforts in advancing maritime safety, security, and environmental protection in Guam and the broader Oceania region.

Resolution No. 376-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

Relative to recognizing Commander Gregory S. Sickels of the U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia – Sector Guam; commending him for his exceptional leadership and significant contributions to maritime safety, security, and operational excellence in Guam and the broader Oceania region.

Resolution No. 375-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett

Relative to recognizing the Department of Corrections and Corrections Officers and Employees during the National Corrections Officers and Employees Week celebration; and commending them for exemplifying professionalism, integrity and strength in the face of a difficult and often dangerous work environment.

Resolution No. 374-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/11/24

Relative to recognizing the Fonei Achocho Sensu Athletic Organization (FASO) on their first Chuukese Youth Rally; and commending them for their service to the Chuukese community and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle on the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 373-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the Officers and Board of Trustees of the Filipino Community of Guam (FCG) for their continued commitment and devotion to the people and island of Guam, and commending the FCG for keeping the Philippine culture and pride strong among the Filipinos of our island community; and to congratulating the FCG on the occasion of its Seventieth (70th) Year Anniversary and the One Hundred Twenty-sixth (126th) Year Anniversary of Philippine Independence.

Resolution No. 372-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the Guam Girl Scouts on their annual celebration of “National Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day” on April 22, 2024; and commending the Girl Scout leaders and mentors who serve as guides and role models.

Resolution No. 371-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas / Roy A. B. Quinata / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Sabina Flores Perez / William A. Parkinson / Joe S. San Agustin / Joanne M. Brown / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 4/12/24

Relative to recognizing Rick Loney for his bravery, leadership, and outstanding commitment to public safety; and commending G4S, An Allied Universal® Company, and all members of the Visitor Safety Officer (VSO) Program and their partners for their dedication to ensuring the safety and well-being of Guam’s residents and visitors.

Resolution No. 370-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata / Therese M. Terlaje / Frank Blas, Jr. / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague / Sabina Flores Perez / Joanne M. Brown / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas - ADOPTED: 4/17/24

Relative to recognizing Mayor Paul M. McDonald for his dedication to the people of Agaña Heights-Tutuhan; and commending him for his thirty-two (32) years of public service to the people of Agaña Heights-Tutuhan and the government of Guam.

Resolution No. 369-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Joanne M. Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 4/5/24

Relative to recognizing the observance of April 2024 “Sexual Assault Awareness Month,” “Child Abuse Prevention Month,” and “National Crime Victims’ Rights Week” from April 21 to April 27, 2024; and commending the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence, and the numerous community advocates, organizations, and government agencies in their efforts to raise public awareness.

Resolution No. 368-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 4/11/24

Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Library Week” during the week of April 7 to April 13, 2024, with this year’s theme: “Ready, Set, Library”; and commending all the library workers, volunteers, and patrons for their dedication in supporting our libraries.

Resolution No. 367-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje

Relative to recognizing the Judiciary of Guam, the Judiciary of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. District Court of Guam, the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Guam Bar Association for the outstanding service they provide to our island communities and commending them for their advocacy of justice and equality as we join them during the month of April 2024 in celebration of “Law Month” and “Law Day” on May 1, 2024.

Resolution No. 366-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/4/24

Relative to recognizing the Guam Adventist Academy on its Seventy-fifth (75th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their dedication and commitment to providing academic excellence to the island community.

Resolution No. 365-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin

Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Guam Little League Senior Division All-Star Tournament Team on winning the 2024 Little League Asia Pacific/Middle East Regional Tournament and wishing them the best of luck as they represent Guam and the Asia Pacific/Middle East Region in the 2024 Senior Little League World Series.

Resolution No. 364-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 4/12/24

Relative to authorizing the Legislative Counsel, or other retained Counsel, to represent I Mina'trentai Siette Na Liheslaturan Guåhan in the United States Supreme Court and to file a waiver of its right to file a response to the Attorney General of Guam’s petition for Writ of Certiorari unless one is requested by the Supreme Court of the United States.

Resolution No. 363-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Christopher M. Dueñas / Roy A. B. Quinata / Frank Blas, Jr. / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Joanne M. Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / William A. Parkinson / Amanda L. Shelton / Chris Barnett / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Telo T. Taitague / Therese M. Terlaje / Thomas J. Fisher / Sabina Flores Perez - ADOPTED: 4/3/24

Relative to recognizing Antonio R. Palomo on his retirement from the Guam Power Authority (GPA); and commending him for over thirty-six (36) years of service to the government of Guam.

Resolution No. 362-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing the observance of Women Veterans Recognition Day on June 12, 2024, as a time to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans; and commending the great women veterans who have served valiantly on behalf of the United States.

Resolution No. 361-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Chinese Ladies Association of Guam (CLAG) on their 29th Anniversary; and commending them for their unwavering dedication and community service efforts that contribute significantly to the betterment of our people and island.

Resolution No. 360-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Joanne Brown / Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Frank Blas, Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Chris Barnett / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / Jesse A. Lujan / Sabina Flores Perez / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas

Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable William “Don” Parkinson, former Speaker, for the leadership he had provided to our island and commemorating him for his lifetime of service to Guam and its people; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 359-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/20/24

Relative to recognizing Dr. Kimberlee S. Kihleng on her retirement from Humanities Guåhan; and commending her for her nineteen (19) years of service.

Resolution No. 358-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 3/19/24

Relative to recognizing the Guam Association of School Counselors (GASC) on the occasion of their Twentieth (20th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their continued dedication and commitment to the youth of Guam.

Resolution No. 357-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

Relative to recognizing May 5-11, 2024 as “Youth Apprenticeship Week”; and to further express an earnest appreciation to the many community partners and stakeholders for their commitment and service to the youths of Guam, that promote apprenticeship program opportunities for today’s youths.

Resolution No. 356-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/18/24

Relative to recognizing the observance of “Youth Month” during the month of April 2024; and commending the Department of Youth Affairs and the numerous organizations, advocates, and partners for their continued dedication and commitment to the youth of Guam.

Resolution No. 355-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague

Relative to recognizing Todu Guam Foundation for serving the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating them as the recipient of the “2024 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Guam Chapter Exemplary Service Provider Award”.

Resolution No. 354-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 3/15/24

Relative to recognizing Dr. Tressa P. Diaz for serving the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating her as the recipient of the “2024 National Association of Social Work (NASW) Guam Chapter Lifetime Achievement Award.”

Resolution No. 353-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 3/13/24

Relative to recognizing Melvin Won Pat-Borja for serving the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating him as the recipient of the “2024 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Guam Chapter Public Citizen Award.”

Resolution No. 352-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 3/13/24

Relative to recognizing Jennifer Lynn L. Cruz for serving the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating her as the recipient of the “2024 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Guam Chapter Social Worker of the Year Award.”

Resolution No. 351-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 3/13/24

Relative to recognizing Naomi Ezra for serving the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating her as the recipient of the “2024 National Association of Social Work (NASW) Guam Chapter Social Work Student of the Year Award.”

Resolution No. 350-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 3/13/24

Relative to recognizing the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Guam Chapter on the observance of “Social Work Month” during March 2024 and on their annual conference with this year’s theme, “Nurturing Common Ground: Recognizing Complexities and Possibilities within Our Diverse Cultures;” and commending the NASW Guam Chapter for their dedication and commitment to improving the lives of individuals and their families.

Resolution No. 349-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - William A. Parkinson

Relative to recognizing K9 Officer Rex on his retirement from the Guam International Airport Authority; and commending him for his 8 (Eight) Years of dedicated service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 348-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/22/24

Relative to recognizing Ivan C. Gumataotao on his retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending him for his thirty-four (34) years of government service.

Resolution No. 347-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 3/18/24

Relative to recognizing the observance of Women’s History Month during March 2024 as a time to celebrate the achievements and vision of women whose work paved the way towards a world free of inequality and violence; and commending the great women of Guam whose historical contributions and achievements continue to pave the way toward progress and success for all our people.

Resolution No. 346-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/12/24

Relative to recognizing the Rotary Club of Karuizawa on their Sixtieth (60th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for fostering a friendship that has helped to promote a healthy and vibrant tourism-exchange program.

Resolution No. 345-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADPOPTED: 3/13/24

Relative to recognizing the municipality of Malesso', the Malesso' Mayor’s Office, the Malesso' Municipal Planning Council, and the numerous participants and organizers for hosting and coordinating the annual Malesso' Gupot CHamoru/Crab Festival; and commending them for promoting the CHamoru culture to the island’s residents and visitors.

Resolution No. 344-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/1/24

Relative to recognizing the staff, management, and the Board of Trustees of Catholic Social Service on their Forty-fifth (45th) Year Anniversary; and commending Catholic Social Service for their remarkable contributions to families and individuals on Guam for the betterment of their health, welfare, and safety.

Resolution No. 343-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 3/12/24

Relative to recognizing the observance of “CGFM Month” during the month of March 2024; and commending Guam’s Certified Government Financial Managers of the Association of Government Accountants, Guam Chapter.

Resolution No. 342-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - William A. Parkinson - 3/12/24

Relative to recognizing the observance of “Fire Service Recognition Week” during the week of March 10 through March 17, 2024; and commending the Guam Fire Department for their continued service to the island of Guam.

Resolution No. 341-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 3/12/24

Relative to recognizing Aaron Gandaoli on his retirement as the District Manager of the ABC Stores on Guam and Saipan; and to commending him for his commitment to strengthening the island’s tourism industry and economy.

Resolution No. 340-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/7/24

Relative to recognizing the observance of “International Women’s Day” on March 8, 2024; and commending the many agencies and organizations that promote, encourage, and advocate this global day of celebration for the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women worldwide that has helped to build a fairer and more just society.

Resolution No. 339-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/6/24

Relative to recognizing the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Guam Chapter 381 on the observance of “WIC Week” from March 3 to March 9, 2024, and on their Twelfth (12th) Year Anniversary celebration; and commending the NAWIC Board of Directors for their commitment to providing educational opportunities and professional development for Guam’s women in the construction industry.

Resolution No. 338-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/5/24

Relative to recognizing the Guam Philharmonic Foundation, Incorporated for its commitment to organizing the Tumon Bay Music Festival™; and commending them for its showcase of the region’s musical talents and its contributions to the island’s cultural heritage, artistic, and economic vitality.

Resolution No. 337-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 3/6/24

Relative to recognizing Rigolberto “Rigol” J. Diaz on his retirement from the Guam Department of Public Works; and commending him for his more than twenty-six (26) years of public service to the people of Guam.

Resolution No. 336-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 3/8/24

Relative to recognizing KUAM Communications on its Seventieth (70th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for being a leader in bringing national news, information, and entertainment to our island community and for its continued success in its mission to provide innovative means for the public to obtain news and entertainment.

Resolution No. 335-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/5/24

Relative to recognizing the University of Guam (UOG) students, alums, faculty, staff, and administration for their many achievements throughout the University’s rich history during their Fifty-sixth (56th) Charter Day celebration and congratulating the University on the celebration of its Seventy-second (72nd) Year Anniversary; and further commending the UOG president, faculty, staff, students, alums, administration, the Board of Regents, and the 2024 Charter Day Committee for their work in continuing to invest in and strengthen the institution for the benefit of our people, our island, our region, and the world.

Resolution No. 334-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 2/29/24

Relative to recognizing the Rotary Club of Northern Guam District 2750, Rotary Club of Guam Sunrise, & Rotary Club of Urawa North East District 2770, for promoting and advocating the Youth Leadership Group; and commending them for their efforts in hosting the First (1st) Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Conference.

Resolution No. 333-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 2/29/24

Relative to recognizing Duty Free Shopper (DFS), Guam LP for their work uplifting and promoting local artists and businesses; and commending them for their efforts in promoting CHamoru culture during Mes CHamoru.

Resolution No. 332-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Amanda L. Shelton / Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Roy A. B. Quinata / Telo T. Taitague / Joe S. San Agustin / Joanne Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / William A. Parkinson - ADOPTED: 2/28/24

Relative to recognizing the CHamoru Studies and Special Projects Division of the Guam Department of Education on its Fiftieth (50th) Year Anniversary of teaching Guam’s public school students; and commending them for their commitment to the preservation of the CHamoru language and culture of Guam.

Resolution No. 331-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 2/27/24

Relative to recognizing Dr. Ann Pobutsky for her work with the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services; and commending her for her leadership and dedication to the broader field of public health.

Resolution No. 330-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata

Relative to commending the Guam Preservation Trust, Humåtak Mayor’s Office, and community for their efforts in rehabilitating the Historic structure of F.Q. Sanchez Elementary School and congratulating them on the official groundbreaking, initiating the revitalization of the historical former educational facility.

Resolution No. 329-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 3/7/24

Relative to recognizing the Guam Developmental Disabilities Council (GDDC), the University of Guam Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Services (UOG CEDDERS), the Guam Legal Services Corporation-Disability Law Center (GLSC-DLC), and various groups and individuals during “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month,” for their support and dedication to the advocacy of individuals with developmental disabilities.

Resolution No. 328-37 (COR)

Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy A. B. Quinata / Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague / William A. Parkinson / Christopher M. Dueñas / Therese M. Terlaje / Frank Blas, Jr. / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin / Joanne Brown / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 4/5/24

Relative to recognizing the Autism Community Together (ACT) for its efforts to promote autism awareness and provide support to families on the observance of Autism Awareness Month during April 2024, with this year’s theme: “Embrace Their Possibilities - Autism Strong!;” and commending the members of ACT, and the families and caregivers of all persons with autism spectrum disorders for their unconditional love and dedication to bettering the lives of their children, grandchildren, family members, and friends.

Resolution No. 327-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Christopher M. Dueñas / Telo T. Taitague / Joe S. San Agustin / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Roy A. B. Quinata / William A. Parkinson / Joanne Brown / Sabina Flores Perez / Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 2/23/24

Relative to recognizing the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on the occasion of their Twenty-first (21st) Anniversary on March 1, 2024; and commending them for their continued efforts in protecting the borders of our country.

Resolution No. 326-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 2/22/24

Relative to recognizing the Guam System for Assistive Technology (GSAT) on its Thirtieth (30th) Annual Assistive Technology Conference and Expo; and commending GSAT for its continued efforts in delivering vital services to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Resolution No. 325-37 (LS)

Sponsor(s) - Sabina Flores Perez

Relative to preserving one of the most valuable cultural sites in the Marianas Archipelago by identifying an alternative location for the Ritidian Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center and its associated facilities pursuant to the planned relocation prescribed in the May 2020 Memorandum Of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Department of the Navy (DON), in order to prevent further unnecessary environmental and cultural destruction, and relative to urging DOI and DON to fully recognize the Indigenous rights of the original landowners of the lands concerned, per their Indigenous rights inextricable from the genuine protection of such lands.

  • Resolution Referral
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  • Resolution No. 324-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 2/20/24

    Relative to recognizing Brian Shizuo Nunotani on his retirement from Hydra Air Pacific Guam after thirty (30) years; and commending him on his dedication and expertise in hydraulic and fuel systems in Guam.

    Resolution No. 323-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Telo T. Taitague / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 2/20/24

    Relative to recognizing the commemoration of “Ha ′ånen i Hila′ Nåna ~ Mother Language Day” on February 21, 2024, and the observance of Silibrasion Gupot CHamoru and the beginning of the 2024 Mes CHamoru activities, and commending the Guam Indigenous Heritage Alliance members: Kumisión i Fino′ CHamoru yan i Fina′nå′guen i Historia yan i Lina′la′ i Taotao Tåno′, Dipattamenton I Kaohao Guinahan CHamoru, the Guam Museum and CHamoru Educational Facility, the Commission on Decolonization, the Guam State Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Alliance Network member organizations; and to further thanking the CHamoru Studies and Special Projects Division of the Guam Department of Education, the University of Guam, the Guam Community College, and all of Guam′s government and community organizations for their collaborative efforts to ensure the preservation and perpetuation of i Lengguåhi, i Kottura, yan i Historian CHamoru.

    Resolution No. 322-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett

    Relative to posthumously recognizing †Jesse Finona Balajadia for his unwavering dedication and time as a Head Coach for 27 years and his impact towards the baseball community and extend our sincere condolences to his family on his passing on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 321-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 2/14/24

    Relative to recognizing Calvo’s Insurance Underwriters (CIU) on its Eighty-fifth (85th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their continued commitment to serving our island community.

    Resolution No. 320-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Chris Barnett / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje / Roy A. B. Quinata / Christopher M. Dueñas / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / William A. Parkinson / Jesse A. Lujan / Joanne Brown / Joe S. San Agustin / Frank Blas, Jr. - ADPOPTED: 2/13/24

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late †Eileen Joyce Nauta Guevara for her fourteen (14) years of service at the Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency; and expressing condolences to her family on her passing.

    Resolution No. 319-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Sabina Flores Perez / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Telo T. Taitague / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Thomas J. Fisher

    Relative to recognizing the municipality of Hågat, the Hågat Mayor’s Office, the Hågat Municipal Planning Council, and the numerous participants and organizers for hosting and coordinating the Fifteenth (15th) Annual “Hågat Mango Festival”; and commending them for promoting the CHamoru culture to the island’s residents and visitors.

    Resolution No. 318-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnet / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 2/14/24

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late †Carmen Cruz Pablo, a CHamoru survivor of World War II for her dedication to the Christian Mothers; and expressing condolences to her family on her passing.

    Resolution No. 317-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Frank Blas, Jr / Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 2/14/24

    Relative to recognizing the Filipino American Presidents Club of Guam (FAPCG) on its Fortieth (40th) Year Anniversary; and commending its members for their many years of community and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 316-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 2/6/24

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late †James Andrew Castro Lujan Teacher IV for his thirty-six (36) years of service at the Guam Department of Education and Head Coach for over thirty (30) years; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing.

    Resolution No. 315-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 2/7/24

    Relative to recognizing the Consulate General of the Republic of the Philippines in Hagåtña, Guam for its initiative in celebrating the month of February as “Philippine National Arts Month” through the “Pintig ng Sining” (Art Beat) Art Exhibit and Art Workshop, highlighting the talents of Filipino artists in Guam and providing a platform to showcase their works; and commending them for their continued efforts to support and promote the Filipino culture on Guam.

    Resolution No. 314-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 2/6/24

    Relative to recognizing Fire Captain Andy R. Quinata on his retirement from the Guam Fire Department; and commending him for over thirty (30) years of service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 313-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 2/6/24

    Relative to recognizing Fire Service Specialist Arthur T. San Nicolas on his retirement from the Guam Fire Department; and commending him for over thirty (30) years of service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 312-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Sabina Flores Perez / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 2/6/24

    Relative to recognizing the Cardiology Departments of the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority and the Guam Regional Medical City on the occasion of “American Heart Month” during the month of February 2024; and commending them for their recommitment to promoting heart-healthy lifestyles, expanding access to quality health care.

    Resolution No. 311-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / Roy A.B. Quinata / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague / Chris Barnett / Joanne Brown / Thomas J. Fisher / William A. Parkinson / Sabina Flores Perez / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/22/24

    Relative to supporting the participation of the Republic of China (Taiwan) as an Observer at the World Health Organization’s Seventy-seventh (77th) World Health Assembly, and to reaffirm support for the participation of the Republic of China (Taiwan) as an Observer in International Organizations.

  • Resolution Referral
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  • Resolution No. 310-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 2/6/24

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Engineers, Architects, and Land Surveyors Week” from February 18 - February 24, 2024, with this year’s theme “Welcome to the Future!”, and commending the engineers, architects, and land surveyors of Guam for their contributions in making a difference on Guam and improving the quality of life for all in our island community.

    Resolution No. 309-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett

    Relative to recognizing the Department of Public Works School Bus Drivers on the observance of “National School Bus Drivers Appreciation Day” on February 22, 2024; and commending them for their dedication to providing safe and reliable transportation for school students of our island community.

    Resolution No. 308-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/29/24

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Help America Vote Day”; and commending the staff of the Guam Election Commission and the University of Guam for their commitment and service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 307-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Sabina Flores Perez / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 1/26/24

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Chapter of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) on the observance of “Career and Technical Education Month®” during the month of February 2024; and commending them for its dedication and commitment to providing educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce.

    Resolution No. 306-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/24/24

    Relative to recognizing Great National Insurance Underwriters (GNIU) on the occasion of its Fiftieth (50th) Year Anniversary; and commending GNIU for their dedication and commitment to strengthening the island’s economy.

    Resolution No. 305-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/24/24

    Relative to recognizing Special Olympics Guam (SOGU) for hosting its “SOGU Track and Field Olympic Event”; and commending the organization for advocating for the needs and the potential of those with physical and developmental disabilities through having the “Special Olympics Games,” and promoting awareness, sportsmanship, and camaraderie on Guam.

    Resolution No. 304-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / Frank Blas, Jr / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / William A. Parkinson / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Therese M. Terlaje ADOPTED: 1/23/24

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “2024 National Catholic Schools Week” during the week of January 28 to February 3, 2024, with the theme: “Catholic Schools: United in Faith and Community”; and commending the Guam Catholic Schools’ administration, faculty and staff, and the Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Agaña for their continued dedication and commitment to the students of Catholic schools on Guam as they celebrate the occasion.

    Resolution No. 303-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/22/24

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “2024 National School Counseling Week (#NSCW24)” from February 5 to February 9, 2024, with the theme “Standards-Based, Student-Focused”; and commending the Guam Association of School Counselors, and School Counselors of the Guam Department of Education, Guam’s Charter Schools, Archdiocese of Agaña Catholic Education, Guam’s Private Schools, and the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity for their continued dedication and commitment to the youth of Guam.

    Resolution No. 302-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/25/24

    Relative to recognizing the members of Autism Community Together (ACT) on their Twentieth (20th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their tireless work in supporting individuals with autism and their families, and for bringing awareness of autism on Guam.

    Resolution No. 301-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/19/24

    Relative to recognizing Raymond Salonga Calma on his retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending him for his thirty-one (31) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 300-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/19/24

    Relative to recognizing Loida Vida Calma on her retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending her for her thirty-one (31) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 299-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/19/24

    Relative to recognizing Elaine Duenas Ulloa on her retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending her for her thirty-three (33) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 298-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 2/1/24

    Relative to recognizing Mr. In Kook Kim, Head of the Consulate of the Republic of Korea in Hagåtña for strengthening relations within our island community; and commending him for his service to the Korean Community and the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 297-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/19/24

    Relative to recognizing Bruce Best (Brother Bruce) for his forty (40) years of contributions to the annual “Operation Christmas Drop”; and commending him for his dedication to our island community through environmental stewardship and sustainable development.

    Resolution No. 296-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/18/24

    Relative to recognizing the efforts of the employees, management, and Board of Directors of the Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport Authority, Guam on the occasion of their annual “Airport Week 2024” celebrations in January, and the commemoration of its Forty-eighth (48th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their continued commitment to providing superior service, enhancement of safety and security measures, and astounding reliability to the people of Guam, its visitors, its domestic and international partners, and the traveling public.

    Resolution No. 295-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/17/24

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late †Peter Richard Sgro, Jr. for his contributions to the business community, as well his passion for healthcare and improving the lives of the people of Guam; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing.

    Resolution No. 294-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Telo T. Taitague / Roy A. B. Quinata / Jesse A. Lujan / Amanda L. Shelton / Chris Barnett / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / Sabina Flores Perez / Frank Blas, Jr / Therese M. Terlaje / Joanne Brown / William A. Parkinson / Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 1/16/24

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable †Rudy D. Iriarte, Vice Mayor of the Municipality of Sinajaña, for his dedication to the island and the people of Guam, and commemorating his legacy of service; and to further expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 293-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 1/18/24

    Relative to recognizing Soka Gakkai International (SGI) on the occasion of its Forty-ninth (49th) Year Anniversary on January 26, 2024; and to further commending the late President Daisaku Ikeda, Mrs. Kaneko Ikeda, and SGI for their continued dedication to promoting world peace.

    Resolution No. 292-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 1/16/24

    Relative to recognizing the municipality of Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon, the Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Mayor’s Office, the Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Municipal Planning Council, and the numerous participants and organizers for hosting and coordinating the Twelfth (12th) Annual Latte Peace Festival; and commending them for promoting unity and peace within the community.

    Resolution No. 291-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/11/24

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Robert Haruki Kono for his nearly forty (40) years of dedicated service to the island and people of Guam; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 290-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/12/24

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Stalking Awareness Month” and “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month” during the month of January 2024; and commending the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence, community victim advocates, and individuals who support the victims of stalking and human trafficking, and who raise awareness on the issues of stalking and human trafficking.

    Resolution No. 289-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/11/24

    Relative to recognizing Science is Fun and Awesome (SiFA) Learning Academy on their Sixth (6th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their commitment to education and the significant impact they have made in educating Guam’s students in Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Mathematics (STEAM).

    Resolution No. 288-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/5/24

    Relative to recognizing Lee S. Yudin, Ph.D. for his commitment to the people of the island of Guam, and the Pacific region; and commending him for his service as the Dean of the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Guam.

    Resolution No. 287-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 1/4/24

    Relative to recognizing the Filipino Ladies Association of Guam (FLAG) on the observance of its Sixty-second (62nd) Year Anniversary celebration, and the installation of its new Executive Officers, Board of Directors, and Board of Trustees; and commending the members of FLAG for its efforts in fostering unity within the Filipino community and perpetuating the Filipino culture, traditions and heritage, and for its services to the people of our island community.

    Resolution No. 286-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADPOPTED: 1/5/24

    Relative to recognizing Guam’s law enforcement officers and staff on the occasion of “National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” on January 9, 2024; and commending the brave men and women in law enforcement for their commitment, sacrifice, and dedication to protecting our island.

    Resolution No. 285-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 1/9/24

    Relative to amending Section 14.09(w) of Rule XIV, Part E, of I Minaʹtrentai Siette na Liheslaturan Guåhan Otden Areklamento (the Thirty-Seventh Guam Legislature Standing Rules).

    Resolution No. 284-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/2/24

    Relative to recognizing the Simon Sanchez High School students, faculty and staff for extending their generosity to the students of Daniel L. Perez Elementary School, Machananao Elementary School, and Upi Elementary School.

    Resolution No. 283-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 1/3/24

    Relative to recognizing the observance of the Thirtieth (30th) Year Anniversary of the “Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day of Service” celebration; and commending the Serve Guam Commission and the AmeriCorps programs in Guam, and the various groups and individuals, for their continued commitment and dedication in their service to our island community.

    Resolution No. 282-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Telo T. Taitague / Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett / Roy A. B. Quinata / Sabina Flores Perez / Joe S. San Agustin / Amanda L. Shelton / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Joanne Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/3/24

    Relative to recognizing Amber Elizabeth Garrido Toves for representing Guåhan and the CHamoru people on the world stage, and commending her for winning a Bronze Medal as a skillful athlete and master of the dynamic Martial Art of Taekwondo during the 2023 Pacific Games held in the Solomon Islands.

    Resolution No. 281-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Telo T. Taitague / Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett / Roy A. B. Quinata / Sabina Flores Perez / Joe S. San Agustin / Amanda L. Shelton / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Joanne Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/3/24

    Relative to recognizing Leon Chargualaf Ho for representing Guåhan and the CHamoru people on the world stage, winning a Gold Medal as a skillful athlete and master of the dynamic Martial Art of Taekwondo during the 2023 Pacific Games held in the Solomon Islands; and commending him for maintaining a full-time commitment to academics throughout his rigorous Taekwondo training and earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Guam.

    Resolution No. 280-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 12/27/23

    Relative to recognizing Gabe Baker, owner of the Carlson Gracie Guam Jiu Jitsu Academy; and commending them on their Twentieth (20th) Year Anniversary in promoting the art of Jiu Jitsu on Guam and inspiring its young athletes.

    Resolution No. 279-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - 12/26/23

    Relative to recognizing Coach Jacob Dowdell on his retirement; and commending him for his fifteen (15) years of dedicated service to the sports community of Guam.

    Resolution No. 278-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas / Telo T. Taitague / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 12/15/23

    Relative to recognizing the Guam National Wildlife Refuge at Litekyan (Ritidian Point) on its Thirtieth (30th) Year Anniversary Celebration; and commending the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its commitment to protecting the endangered wildlife and plant species, and their habitat.

    Resolution No. 277-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas - ADOPTED: 12/22/23

    Relative to recognizing Director-General Paul Yin-Lien Chen of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Guam (TECO); and commending him for his work towards strengthening the relationships between the people of Guam and the people of Taipei.

    Resolution No. 276-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 12/13/23

    Relative to recognizing Tierra-Lynn Leon Guerrero Chargualaf for proudly representing Guåhan and the CHamoru people and winning a Gold Medal in the Martial Arts of Taekwondo during the 2023 Pacific Games held in the Solomon Islands; and commending her for her commitment to her career in Commerce, Accounting and Information Systems at the firm of Ernst and Young.

    Resolution No. 275-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / Christopher M. Dueñas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Therese M. Terlaje / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Roy A. B. Quinata / Sabina Flores Perez / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

    Relative to recognizing Craig Santos Perez for his illustrious career as an indigenous writer and scholar from Guam; and to congratulating him on winning the prestigious National Book Award for Poetry for his book from unincorporated territory [åmot].

    Resolution No. 274-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas - ADOPTED: 12/13/23

    Relative to recognizing Gary Yabuta for his dedication in the field of public safety and law enforcement; and commending him for his forty-five (45) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 273-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 12/12/23

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Sunshine Lions Club on being awarded as the “Club of the Year” for 2022-2023 by the Lions Clubs International District 204 Guam, and receiving the “Model Club Award” for 2023 by the Campaign 100 Lions Clubs International; and commending them for their many years of community and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 272-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas - ADOPTED: 12/13/23

    Relative to recognizing Heather Lusk for her dedication in the field of public health; and commending her for her twenty-five (25) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 271-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 12/12/23

    Relative to recognizing Annette Maelene Ada Vasquez for her commitment and dedication to organizing the annual celebration of honoring our island’s patron saint “Santa Marian Kamalen” in the state of California for over fifteen (15) years; and commending her for perpetuating the tradition of faith and culture to the Sanlagu CHamorus from the Marianas.

    Resolution No. 270-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 12/7/23

    Relative to recognizing the Cruz family for their efforts in sharing the hospitality and Håfa Adai spirit; and commending them on the occasion of the 2023 Fifth (5th) Annual Coconut Christmas Tree.

    Resolution No. 269-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 12/6/23

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Harmony Lions Club on the occasion of the Twenty-fifth (25th) Year Anniversary of its charter; and commending the members of the Lions Clubs International District 204 for their many years of community and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 268-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 12/5/23

    Relative to recognizing the Breaking Wave Theatre Company (BWTC) on the occasion of its Fifth (5th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their efforts to promote an experience through theater and the arts to the island community through their productions.

    Resolution No. 267-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas - ADOPTED: 11/30/23

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Women’s Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) on its Tenth (10th) Year Anniversary; and commending its members for their many years of community and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 266-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 12/6/23

    Relative to recognizing Master Sergeant Juan Carlos Rodriguez; and commending him for his invaluable service and support for the island community.

    Resolution No. 265-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/30/23

    Relative to recognizing M. Roy Wilson, M.D., M.S. for his outstanding achievements, transformative leadership, and unwavering dedication to advancing healthcare, education, and research, and commending him for his continued mentorship to doctors around the world; and expressing a warm Håfa Adai and welcome to him on his visit to Guam.

    Resolution No. 264-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 11/30/23

    Relative to recognizing Francis A. Aguon on his retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending him for his thirty (30) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 263-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 11/29/23

    Relative to recognizing Brian E. Sheehan for his dedication and contributions to the Lions Clubs International Foundation and to communities across the world; and commending him on his inauguration to serve as the Chairperson of the Lions Clubs International Foundation.

    Resolution No. 262-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADPOPTED: 11/29/23

    Relative to recognizing Amplify for their continuous efforts in aiding and empowering organizations on Guam and the greater Micronesian region, and on their Fifth (5th) Annual Giving Tree Project; and commending them for their devotion to making a difference during the holiday season through their Annual Giving Tree Project.

    Resolution No. 261-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 11/29/23

    Relative to recognizing the members of the Guam Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) Chapters on the occasion of its Twentieth (20th) Anniversary; and commending them for their sacrifice in keeping with the tradition of the military service and for their service to our country and island community.

    Resolution No. 260-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne M. Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / William A. Parkinson / Sabina Flores Perez / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/17/24

    Relative to supporting Guam’s efforts in the U.S. Congress for the passage of H.RES. 837, introduced in the United States House of Representatives, which seeks to reaffirm the ties between the United States and the Philippines; and to further supporting the U.S.-Philippines Mutual Defense Commitment.

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  • Resolution No. 259-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata / Tina Rose Muña Barnes- ADPOPTED: 11/28/23

    Relative to recognizing Leilani V. Lujan on the historical milestone of becoming the first (1st) woman, Indigenous CHamoru of Pacific Islander descent, and LGBTQ+ individual to lead the U.S. Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; and commending her for her nearly thirty (30) years of public service.

    Resolution No. 258-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 11/28/23

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Korean Women’s Association of Guam (KWAG) on the occasion of their Forty-fifth (45th) Year Anniversary and their “Christmas Charity Gala”; and commending its members for their many years of community and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 257-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 11/27/23

    Relative to recognizing the Batangas and Southern Tagalog Association (BASTA) on the induction of its new Officers and Board Members for 2024-2025; and commending them for their contributions and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 256-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 11/22/23

    Relative to recognizing the celebration and the movement of “#GivingTuesday” on November 28, 2023; and commending many of the island’s non-profit organizations, civic organizations, businesses, corporations, and community partners for their generosity, philanthropy and humanitarian efforts to promote and encourage charity on this global day of giving which inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

    Resolution No. 255-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 11/21/23

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Council of Women’s Clubs (GCWC) on the occasion of their Fortieth (40th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for coordinating, supporting, and advocating for women in our community.

    Resolution No. 254-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/2/24

    Relative to recognizing Ronald A. Canos for being a recipient of the 2023 National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Teaching Grant; and commending him for his public service and contributions in the field of education.

    Resolution No. 253-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADPOPTED: 11/21/23

    Relative to recognizing John B. Benavente for his dedication to sports and his service as a referee; and commending him for his contributions to the sports community of Guam.

    Resolution No. 252-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/20/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Kimchi Day” on November 22, 2023; and to encouraging the continued cooperation and cross-cultural exchanges with regional partners in agricultural development and food trade.

    Resolution No. 251-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 11/16/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Homelessness Awareness Month” during the month of November 2023; and commending the Guam Homeless Coalition for their dedication, advocacy, and selfless acts of service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 250-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 11/22/23

    Relative to recognizing the Marines of Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz for their efforts and contributions in creating a successful “Toys for Tots Campaign”; and commending them for their efforts to spread joy during the holidays to all children in need on Guam and throughout the Marianas.

    Resolution No. 249-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 11/9/23

    Relative to recognizing Marlyn T. Aguilar as a guest speaker at the Guam Diabetes Association’s Twenty-fourth (24th) Annual Diabetes Conference on November 12, 2023; and commending her for her contributions to improving the lives of our island’s community.

    Resolution No. 248-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 11/9/23

    Relative to recognizing Teresita Camacho Gumataotao on her retirement from the government of Guam; and commending her for her thirty-seven (37) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 247-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 11/9/23

    Relative to recognizing Brandon Espiritu for his entrepreneurial spirit and his numerous accomplishments; and commending him for being an inspiration to the Filipino Community and people of Guam; and congratulating him on being named as “Mister Philippines 2023.”

    Resolution No. 246-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 11/9/23

    Relative to recognizing Dr. Evangelyn Grace M. Matias as a guest speaker at the Guam Diabetes Association’s Twenty-fourth (24th) Annual Diabetes Conference on November 12, 2023; and commending her for her contributions to improving the lives of people of Guam’s island community.

    Resolution No. 245-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin / Frank Blas, Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Amanda L. Shelton / William A. Parkinson / Joanne Brown / Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 11/8/23

    Relative to recognizing the members of the non-profit organization I Hinanao, I Magahet Yan I Ininna (HMI); and commending them for their support and assistance to veterans, and for their continuous contributions to the local veteran community of Guam and abroad.

    Resolution No. 244-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 11/8/23

    Relative to recognizing Dr. Jose Protacio D. Marcia as a guest speaker at the Guam Diabetes Association’s Twenty-fourth (24th) Annual Diabetes Conference on November 12, 2023; and commending him for his contributions to improving the lives of people of our island community.

    Resolution No. 243-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 11/8/23

    Relative to recognizing Dr. Maria Amira C. Salvador as a guest speaker at the Guam Diabetes Association’s Twenty-fourth (24th) Annual Diabetes Conference on November 12, 2023; and commending her for her contributions to improving the lives of people of our island community.

    Resolution No. 242-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/8/23

    Relative to recognizing Master Sergeant Jerry M. Damian on the occasion of his retirement; and commending him for his dedicated leadership and exemplary conduct while serving in the Guam Air National Guard and the United States Armed Forces.

    Resolution No. 241-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / William A. Parkinson - ADOPTED: 11/20/23

    Relative to recognizing Mr. Angel Sablan on his retirement as Executive Director of the Mayors Council of Guam; and commending him for his more than thirty (30) years of service to the government and people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 240-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Telo T. Taitague / Christopher M. Dueñas / Sabina Flores Perez / Therese M. Terlaje / William A. Parkinson / Amanda L. Shelton / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas

    Relative to recognizing the Benavente family on the occasion of their family reunion celebration on November 4, 2023; and commending them for their commitment and support for one another to maintain the legacy for future generations of the Benavente family.

    Resolution No. 239-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 10/31/23

    Relative to recognizing the International Women’s Club of Guam on the occasion of their Fiftieth (50th) Year Anniversary; and commending its members for their many years of community and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 238-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Sabina Flores Perez / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 10/31/23

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable †Joaquin Guerrero Topasna, former Mayor of the Municipality of Hågat, for his dedication to the island and people of Guam, and commemorating his legacy of service; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 237-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr.

    Relative to recognizing Cyber Security Awareness Month 2023; and commending the collaborative efforts in demonstrating its importance of promoting cybersecurity awareness and preparedness to protect critical infrastructure.

    Resolution No. 236-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/26/23

    Relative to recognizing the Commission on Decolonization, and its staff, panelists, and community members for hosting the Third (3rd) Annual Fanhita Conference with this year’s theme, “Fanhita: Security, Sovereignty, and the Path to Peace”; and commending the Commission for their dedication and commitment to engaging the community in Guam’s decolonization efforts.

    Resolution No. 235-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 10/26/23

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Tiffany Lions Club for their continuous efforts to raise funds for local cancer beneficiaries; and commending them for their invaluable contributions to the community through “Save the Susu,” which provides education, prevention, and awareness of breast cancer.

    Resolution No. 234-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - William A. Parkinson / Jesse A. Lujan / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata / Tina Rose Muña Barnes

    Relative to expressing the support of the people of Guam for the Republic of the Philippines’ legitimate and historical claim to the West Philippine Sea, reaffirming the crucial role of International Law, and acknowledging the invaluable ties and common history between Guam and the Philippines.

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  • Resolution No. 233-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 10/25/23

    RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE 37th GUAM LEGISLATURE TO HONOR THE LATE JOHN SABLAN UNPINGCO, FORMER UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT OF GUAM JUDGE WITH A STATE FUNERAL.

    Resolution No. 232-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/25/23

    Relative to recognizing the people of the Republic of Korea and the Korean community in Guam on the occasion of the Seventieth (70th) Year Anniversary of the signing of the Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States and the Republic of Korea; and extending much gratitude to Guam’s Korean community for their vast contributions to the development and prosperity of our island..

    Resolution No. 231-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - William A. Parkinson - ADOPTED: 10/24/23

    Relative to recognizing the Consulate-General of Japan on Guam for their efforts in bringing the Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibition to Guam; and commending them for their continued efforts to promote the Japanese culture in Guam.

    Resolution No. 230-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 10/23/23

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Dusit Thani Guam Resort’s Alfredo’s Steakhouse on their achievement in receiving the “Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best” award by Tripadvisor for being the best fine dining establishment in the South Pacific region; and commending them for their hard work and dedication to providing a world-class experience to our local residents and visitors to Guam.

    Resolution No. 229-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / William A. Parkinson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Amanda L. Shelton / Joe S. San Agustin / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Roy A. B. Quinata / Jesse A. Lujan / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 10/23/23

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable †John Sablan Unpingco, former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court of Guam for his dedication to the island and people of Guam, and commemorating his legacy of service; and expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 228-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - William A. Parkinson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/23/23

    Relative to recognizing the FSM community of Guam on the observance of “FSM Independence Day”; and commending the FSM community on the occasion of its Thirty-seventh (37th) Year Anniversary as an independent nation.

    Resolution No. 227-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 10/20/23

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Pharmacists Association (GPhA) for their role in optimizing medication use and patient health outcomes and ensuring patients have access to pharmacists’ care; and commending them on their 2023 Annual Gala.

    Resolution No. 226-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 11/30/23

    RELATIVE TO EXERCISING THE RIGHT TO PETITION PURSUANT § 1423 K. OF 48 USC CHAPTER 8 RELATIVE TO SUPPORTING STATEHOOD FOR THE PEOPLE OF WASHINGTON D.C. AND SPECIFICALLY URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PASS H.R. 51 AND S. 51.

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  • Resolution No. 225-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 10/18/23

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late †Joaquin “JC” Concepcion for his advocacy and contributions to the preservation of CHamoru music, language, and culture; and to expressing condolences to his family on his passing.

    Resolution No. 224-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas - ADOPTED: 10/24/23

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Eugene Tajalle Igros on his retirement from the Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency; and commending him for his thirty-four (34) years of outstanding service to the government of Guam.

    Resolution No. 223-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague / Thomas J. Fisher / Christopher M. Dueñas / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joanne Brown / Joe S. San Agustin

    Relative to standing in solidarity with Jewish communities, supporting the people of Israel, and condemning the horrendous attack and war crimes of Hamas that occurred in October 2023.

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  • Resolution No. 222-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 10/13/23

    Relative to recognizing Victim Advocates Reaching Out (VARO) on the occasion of their Forty-first (41st) Year Anniversary; and commending them on educating and ensuring the safety of victims while providing vital services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 221-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata / Amanda L. Shelton / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / William A. Parkinson / Chris Barnett / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Christopher M. Dueñas / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 10/13/23

    Relative to recognizing the municipality of Humåtak, the Humåtak Municipal Planning Council, the Humåtak Mayor’s Office, and the numerous participants and organizers for hosting and coordinating the Humåtak Fiesta; and commending the people of Humåtak on the celebration of the Humåtak Fiesta.

    Resolution No. 220-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 10/13/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Port Week” during the week of October 16 to October 20, 2023; and commending the employees, management, and Board of Directors of the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port Authority of Guam on its Forty-eighth (48th) Year Anniversary celebration.

    Resolution No. 219-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 10/12/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Family Violence Awareness Month” during the month of October 2023; and commending the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence, and the numerous community advocates, organizations, and government agencies, for their efforts in raising public awareness of sexual assault and family violence issues on Guam.

    Resolution No. 218-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Joanne Brown / Roy A. B. Quinata / Therese M. Terlaje / Frank Blas, Jr. / Chris Barnett / Amanda L. Shelton / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson

    RELATIVE TO SUPPORTING H.R. 522, DELIVER FOR VETERANS ACT, INTRODUCED IN THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, WHICH AIMS TO COVER THE SHIPPING AND DELIVERY EXPENSES OF ADAPTIVE VEHICLES PROVIDED FOR VETERANS WITH DISABILITIES.

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  • Resolution No. 217-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 10/5/23

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Community First Guam Federal Credit Union on the opening of their newly-built Hagåtña Headquarters and Member Services Center; and further commending them for over sixty (60) years of dedicated services and contributions to the island of Guam.

    Resolution No. 216-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 10/25/23

    Relative to recognizing the Todu Guam Foundation and former Senator Dennis G. Rodgriguez, Jr. for their role in the critical efforts in the wake of Typhoon Mawar; and commending them for their assistance and outstanding service to the community.

    Resolution No. 215-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Frank Blas, Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 10/12/23

    RELATIVE TO URGENTLY AND STEADFASTLY REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR OF GUAM TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE DIRE AND DECREPIT CONDITIONS THAT EXIST AT THE GUAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND TO DECLARE A STATE OF EXTREME EMERGENCY TO ADDRESS THE UNSAFE, UNHEALTHY, UNSANITARY, AND FINANCIALLY CHALLENGING CONDITIONS THAT EXIST THERE.

  • Resolution Referral

  • Resolution No. 214-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 10/5/23

    Relative to recognizing the Lions Clubs International District 204 on the Thirty-first (31st) Year Anniversary of its Charter; and commending its members for their many years of community and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 213-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 10/4/23

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Kutturan CHamoru Foundation, a successful cultural house of CHamoru performing artists, on the occasion of their Thirtieth (30th) Year Anniversary; and to extending a very special Saina Ma'åse to Fafana'gue Heidi Chargualaf-Quenga for her thirty (30) years of dedication serving as the Director and Choreographer of the Kutturan CHamoru Foundation, and for her tireless efforts to impart the knowledge of CHamoru practices and way of life to the Long Beach community and the greater California area in order to preserve and promote the CHamoru language and culture.

    Resolution No. 212-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 10/4/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Arts and Humanities Month” during the month of October 2023 in celebration of all forms of artistic expression and all 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. 211-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/3/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “SHRM Day” on September 26, 2023, and “HR Professionals Week” from September 25 to September 29, 2023; and commending the Society for Human Resources Management – Guam Chapter for their dedication towards professional development and their advocacy towards developing better workplaces.

    Resolution No. 210-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/28/23

    Relative to recognizing Master Sergeant (MSgt) Brinson Gibson, United States Air Force for his dedicated leadership and conduct while serving as the Pacific Air Forces, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron/Civil Engineer Operations (USAF PACAF 36 CES/CEO), Operations Engineering Superintendent at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; and commending him upon his completion of his tour of duty.

    Resolution No. 209-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/27/23

    Relative to posthumously recognizing John F. Siguenza, “Johnny Cake” for his contributions and commitment to preserving, perpetuating, and promoting the CHamoru culture and traditions of our island community; and expressing sincere condolences to his family on his passing on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 208-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/27/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of the Eleventh (11th) Annual Guam Food Safety Education Month, with the theme: “When Baxter Attacks, the Food Guardians Fight BAC!”; and commending the Division of Environmental Health of the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services for its commitment to serve and protect Guam’s people from foodborne illnesses and other environmental hazards through educational outreach and programs for the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 207-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - William A. Parkinson / Frank Blas, Jr.

    Relative to recognizing coral reefs as essential infrastructure for the protection of the coasts of Guam and its inherent relationship in the conservation of beaches and other elements of nature.

  • Resolution Referral
  • Author's Report

  • Resolution No. 206-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 10/5/23

    Relative to recognizing the Palau Community Association of Guam and the Palauan community on the occasion of the Twenty-ninth (29th) Year Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Palau; and commending them for their continued contributions to the island of Guam.

    Resolution No. 205-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 9/26/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month” during the month of September 2023; and commending the Chiropractic Council of Guam for their continued efforts in promoting chiropractic care and providing access to a drug-free, evidence-based, and primary option for pain management services for the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 204-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 9/22/23

    Relative to recognizing the Guåhan Isan Famagu'on Lions Club on the celebration of the Fifth (5th) Year Anniversary of its Charter; and commending its members for their many years of community and humanitarian services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 203-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/26/23

    Relative to recognizing Yasunori Takenaka, DDS (“Dr. Yas”) on his retirement; and commending him for over twenty-eight (28) years of commitment in the field of dentistry, and his contributions to our island community.

    Resolution No. 202-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/27/23

    Relative to recognizing David S. Okada for his commitment to the island of Guam, its community, and the Pacific region; and commending him for his services as the Chief Planning Officer and Interim Chief of Staff and Board Liaison with the University of Guam.

    Resolution No. 201-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/28/23

    Relative to recognizing James R. Hollyer for his dedication and contributions to the University of Guam (UOG) and our island community; and commending him for his services to UOG and the people of Guam as the Special Assistant to the President and Acting Chief Planning Officer

    Resolution No. 200-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 9/29/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Red Ribbon Month” during the month of October 2023; and commending the various individuals who are participating in the “2023 Red Ribbon Campaign” for their continued efforts in preventing drug, tobacco and alcohol abuse, and for encouraging youth participation in “Red Ribbon Week” during the week of October 23 through October 31, 2023.

    Resolution No. 199-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/21/23

    Relative to recognizing the municipality of Mangilao, the Mangilao Mayor’s Office, the Mangilao Municipal Planning Council, and the numerous participants and organizers for hosting and coordinating the “Mangilao Donne' Festival 2023” on September 22-24, 2023; and commending them for promoting the CHamoru culture to the island’s residents and visitors.

    Resolution No. 198-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 9/28/23

    Relative to recognizing Joseph N. Cruz on his retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending him for his twenty-nine (29) years of service to the government of Guam.

    Resolution No. 197-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 9/28/23

    Relative to recognizing Benny M. Almandres on his retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending him for his twenty-seven (27) years of service to the government of Guam.

    Resolution No. 196-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 9/20/23

    Relative to recognizing Vivian I. Aflague on her retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending her for her thirty-three (33) years of service to the government of Guam.

    Resolution No. 195-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 9/19/23

    Relative to recognizing the achievements of LifeWorks Guam; and commending them on the occasion of the Nineteenth (19th) Annual LifeWorks Guam Candlelight Memorial Service, and for their active and significant efforts in suicide prevention and awareness.

    Resolution No. 194-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 9/19/23

    Relative to recognizing the cooperation of citizens from Guam and Japan in the restoration and re-dedication of the Guam Chinkon Shrine (Guam Sea of Souls Shrine) in honor of the sacrifices experienced by both combatants and civilians during the hostilities on Guam in World War II, and as a means of promoting regional peace and understanding in the Asia-Pacific in the twenty-first (21st) century.

    Resolution No. 193-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas / Frank Blas, Jr. - ADOPTED: 9/20/23

    Relative to recognizing the people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on the occasion of the One Hundred Twelfth (112th) “Double Tenth National Day” celebration on October 10, 2023.

    Resolution No. 192-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Sabina Flores Perez / Amanda L. Shelton / Chris Barnett / Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Frank Blas, Jr. / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 9/19/23

    RELATIVE TO POSTHUMOUSLY HONORING GUAM SON, ACTIVIST, AND AUTHOR CHRIS PEREZ HOWARD FOR HIS LEGACY OF EMPOWERING THE PEOPLE OF GUAM TO FIND CONTINUAL CONNECTION TO, AND AN APPRECIATION FOR, THE HUMANITY, EXPERIENCE, AND PERSEVERANCE OF THE CHAMORU PEOPLE.

    Resolution No. 191-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/18/23

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Doris Dueñas Bukikosa on her retirement from the Guam Department of Education - Education Support and Community Learning; and commending her for her thirty-four (34) years of outstanding service to the government of Guam.

    Resolution No. 190-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/18/23

    Relative to recognizing Captain Joaquin Cruz and Deckhand Don Pedro Cruz for their invaluable contributions and efforts to our island community; and commending “Shut Up and Fish” for promoting the Håfa Adai spirit and elevating the peskadot lifestyle.

    Resolution No. 189-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

    Relative to recognizing Deborah Liz Cabe Aguon on her retirement from Pedro C. Lujan Elementary School; and commending her for her 30 and a ½ years of service to the government of Guam.

    Resolution No. 188-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Cristina A. Garcia on her retirement from the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services – Division of Public Health – Guam Public Health Laboratory (Central); and commending her for her thirty (30) years of service to the government of Guam.

    Resolution No. 187-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 9/14/23

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Micronesia Mall on the celebration of its Thirty-fifth (35th) Year Anniversary; and commending Goodwind Development Corporation for their services to Guam’s community and their excellence in promoting commerce, contributing to the growth of Guam’s economy, and bringing people together.

    Resolution No. 186-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 9/12/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “REALTOR® Safety Month” during the month of September 2023; and commending the Guam Association of REALTORS® for their commitment to providing educational opportunities and knowledge about the well-being and protection of Guam’s REALTORS® and their clients, and for promoting professionalism within the real estate industry on Guam and throughout Micronesia.

    Resolution No. 185-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 9/12/23

    Relative to posthumously recognizing and honoring the late Chief Warrant Officer 5 Francis Arriola Pablo (Retired) for his forty (40) years of honorable service and sacrifice to the Guam Army National Guard, the Island of Guam, the United States Army, and the United States of America; and extending condolences to his family on his passing on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 184-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 9/18/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Preparedness Month” during the month of September 2023, with this year’s theme “Take Control in 1, 2, 3,”; and commending all governmental and non-governmental organizations and volunteers for their support and contributions towards this year’s celebration.

    Resolution No. 183-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 9/1/23

    Relative to recognizing “Every Nation Church” on their Fiftieth (50th) Year Anniversary on Guam; and commending them for their contributions and services to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 182-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 9/1/23

    Relative to recognizing Dr. Tåsi Ada for her significant contributions to sports medicine and health science and to the advancement of rugby and sports on Guam.

    Resolution No. 181-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett

    Relative to recognizing Julie Annette Paulino Taitague on her retirement from Pedro C. Lujan Elementary School; and commending her for her thirty-one (31) years of service to the government of Guam.

    Resolution No. 180-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 8/30/23

    Relative to recognizing Ron’s Diner on its Tenth (10th) Year Anniversary; and commending Ronald L. Fejeran for his dedication and services to the island community.

    Resolution No. 179-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Joanne Brown / William A. Parkinson / Telo T. Taitague / Christopher M. Dueñas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / Therese M. Terlaje / Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 8/31/23

    Relative to requesting the United States Congress and the Biden Administration to favorably consider providing the multi-year funding needed to harden Guam’s infrastructure to meet the goals of installation resiliency and ensure Guam is capable of withstanding future natural and manmade threats and disasters.

  • Resolution Referral
  • Author's Report

  • Resolution No. 178-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

    Relative to congratulating the Guam Diamond Lions Club on its 5th Anniversary of its Charter and recognizing and commending its members for their service and humanitarian efforts to the People of Guam.

    Resolution No. 177-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett

    Relative to recognizing JoAnn Brown on the occasion of her retirement from Agana Heights Elementary School, Guam Department of Education; and commending her for thirty (30) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 176-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / William A. Parkinson / Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / Christopher M. Dueñas / Telo T. Taitague / Thomas J. Fisher / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 8/18/23

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable John Finoña Blas, Former Commissioner of the Municipality of Yigo, for his dedication to the island and the people of Guam, and commemorating his legacy of service; and further expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 175-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 8/17/23

    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 the ESGR for their commitment to serving our island community and the Pacific region.

    Resolution No. 174-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata

    Relative to recognizing Guma' Råsan Åcho' Latte for their continued efforts in preserving, promoting, and perpetuating the CHamoru culture for the people of Guam; and commending them for participation and achievements in the International Invitational festivities.

    Resolution No. 173-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 8/17/23

    AN ACT TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE APPENDED LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN LESSEE, THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE, AND LESSOR, I LIHESLATURAN GUÅHAN, SUCH LEASE AGREEMENT TO COVER A PERIOD OF FIVE (5) YEARS, TO BEGIN ON AUGUST 24, 2023, FOR THE U.S. POST OFFICE BUILDING IN HAGÅTÑA WITH TWO (2) OPTIONS TO RENEW.

    Resolution No. 172-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 8/9/2023

    Relative to recognizing the troops of the Guam Innovative Readiness Training “Guam Wellness 2023” Mission, and the various government agencies, volunteers, and staff for their service to the people of Guam; and commending them for their dedication and support in providing healthcare to the residents of Guam through the Innovative Readiness Training.

    Resolution No. 171-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Joanne Brown / Frank Blas, Jr. / Jesse A. Lujan / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin / Telo T. Taitague / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 3/22/24

    Relative to expressing the support of I Mina'trentai Siette Na Liheslaturan Guåhan (the 37th Guam Legislature) for the passage of measures by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives during the 118th Congress which would amend the “Radiation Exposure Compensation Act” to include the people of Guam as “downwinders” of U.S. Pacific nuclear test sites, extend the claims period, and improve compensation and benefits.

  • Resolution Referral
  • Author's Report

  • Resolution No. 170-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 8/4/23

    Relative to recognizing First Sergeant (1SG) Alvin Manglona for his twenty-five (25) years of outstanding service to our country and island; and commending him on his retirement from the United States Army.

    Resolution No. 169-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 8/9/23

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “International Youth Day” on August 12, 2023; and commending the Guam Youth Congress (GYC), Guam Youth Advisory Council (GYAC), the Islandwide Board of Governing Students (IBOGS), and the Department of Youth Affairs (DYA) for their commitment to advocating for our youth voices.

    Resolution No. 168-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 8/3/23

    Relative to recognizing Ryan and Paul Claros for their commitment to the development and advancement of rugby and sports on Guam; and commending them for their contributions to the island community.

    Resolution No. 167-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 8/3/23

    Relative to recognizing the members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Guam Chapters 1315, 787, and 2007, for their sacrifices in keeping with the traditions of the military service; and commending them on the occasion of their Twentieth (20th) Year Anniversary, and for their proud service to our country and island.

    Resolution No. 166-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing John F. Kennedy High School (JFKHS) on the occasion of its sixty-three (63) years of educating the people of Guam; and commending the Guam JFKHS Mega Reunion Committee for planning and hosting the various events to mark this historic milestone.

    Resolution No. 165-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Parks and Recreation Month” during the month of July 2023, with this year’s theme: “Where Community Grows”; and commending the Department of Parks and Recreation for their commitment to promoting and building strong, vibrant, and resilient communities through parks and recreation.

    Resolution No. 164-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague / Amanda L. Shelton / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / William A. Parkinson / Joe S. San Agustin / Therese M. Terlaje / Frank Blas, Jr. / Thomas J. Fisher / Christopher M. Dueñas / Roy A. B. Quinata / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / Joanne Brown / Tina Rose Muña Barnes -ADOPTED: 7/26/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of the Office of the Attorney General’s “Love Your Kids Month” during the month of August 2023; and commending them for promoting the importance of both custodial and non-custodial parents providing financial, physical, educational, and emotional support for their children.

    Resolution No. 163-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin / William A. Parkinson / Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 7/26/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating the men and women of the United States Coast Guard on the celebration of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Two Hundred Thirty-third (233rd) Year Anniversary on August 4, 2023; and commending the U.S. Coast Guard and its dedicated members, active, reserve, auxiliary, civilian, retired, and family, for their continued service to our island and country.

    Resolution No. 162-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 7/24/2023

    Relative to recognizing the REALTORS® Relief Foundation for awarding Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) for the purpose of providing housing assistance to the families impacted by Typhoon Mawar; and commending the Guam Association of REALTORS® for their unwavering commitment to providing support and opportunities for our island community.

    Resolution No. 161-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje -ADOPTED: 7/25/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “REALTOR® Month” during the month of July 2023; and commending the Guam Association of REALTORS® for their commitment to providing support and opportunities to Guam’s REALTORS®, and for promoting professionalism within the real estate industry on Guam and throughout Micronesia.

    Resolution No. 160-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - AROPTED: 7/20/2023

    Relative to recognizing the parishioners and community of Malojloj; and commending them on their diligent commemoration of the Golden [Fiftieth (50th)] Jubilee Year Anniversary of San Isidro, the Catholic Patron Saint of farmers and the parish, in the wake of Typhoon Mawar.

    Resolution No. 159-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/20/2023

    Relative to recognizing George M. Salas on his retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending him for his thirty-six (36) years of service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 158-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/20/23

    Relative to recognizing Christian Gyles Dulay Ramos on receiving the premier graduate Truman Scholarship; and commending him for his dedication and commitment to academic excellence.

    Resolution No. 157-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Sabina Flores Perez

    RELATIVE TO COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING MRS. JULIE ROSE U. NEDEDOG OF THE BUREAU OF STATISTICS AND PLANS ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AND TO EXTEND OUR MOST GRATEFUL UN DÅNGKOLU NA SI YU’OS MA’ÅSE’ FOR HER 37 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM AND THE PEOPLE OF GUAM.

    Resolution No. 156-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Frank Blas, Jr. / Jesse A. Lujan / Chris Barnett / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher

    Relative to posthumously recognizing and honoring Ebilreklai Gracia Demei Yalap for her leadership as Paramount Female Matriarch of the First Ranking Udes House of Melekeok State and Despedall of the Republic of Palau; offering thanks on behalf of the people of Guam for her contributions to preserving Micronesian culture; and further expressing condolences to her family on her passing.

    Resolution No. 155-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/13/2023

    Relative to recognizing Lieutenant Colonel Dan J. Shinohara on his retirement from the United States Air Force; and commending him for his more than twenty-three (23) years of service to the people of Guam and the nation.

    Resolution No. 154-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 7/7/2023

    Relative to recognizing Colonel Christopher L. Bopp, United States Marine Corps, for his dedicated leadership and conduct while serving as the Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz; and commending him upon completion of his outstanding tour of duty.

    Resolution No. 153-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje

    Relative to recognizing Pastor Remenster Jano, for dedicating fifty (50) years of his life and career to the community and his church; and to commend him for his contributions to the community and the impact he has made on the island of Guam on the occasion of his retirement from the Guam-Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists; and to congratulate Pastor Remenster and Leah Jano on their fiftieth (50th) wedding anniversary.

    Resolution No. 152-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 6/28/2023

    Relative to recognizing Bertha M. Crisostomo on her retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending her for her twenty-nine (29) years of outstanding government service.

    Resolution No. 151-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Frank Blas, Jr. / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / Jesse A. Lujan / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 6/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “War Survivor Remembrance Day” on June 28, 2023, as part of the celebration of the Seventy-Ninth (79th) Anniversary of Guam’s Liberation, to offer recognition and remember every one of the survivors of Guam’s wartime monstrosities for their rousing boldness and persistence; and commending the Guam War Survivors Memorial Foundation for their commitment and administration in propagating the stories and accounts of the hardships of all those affected during the Japanese occupation of Guam during World War II.

    Resolution No. 150-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Sabina Flores Perez / William A. Parkinson / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Frank Blas, Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 6/27/2023

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable Candido “Candy” Babauta Taman, former Member of the CNMI House of Representatives, for his advocacy and contributions to the preservation of CHamoru and Carolinian music, language, and culture; and to expressing condolences to his family on his passing.

    Resolution No. 149-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Therese M. Terlaje / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / William A. Parkinson / Joe S. San Agustin / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez - ADOPTED: 9/19/23

    Relative to posthumously recognizing †Priscilla “Pat” Atoigue Tenorio Tuncap for her service to the people of Guam and commending her for her dedication and contributions to the island; and further expressing condolences to her family on her passing.

    Resolution No. 148-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Frank Blas, Jr. - ADOPTED: 6/22/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Guam HAWGS Motorcycle Club; and congratulating them on the commemoration of its thirtieth (30th) year of outstanding contributions to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 147-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 6/20/2023

    Relative to recognizing Rear Admiral Benjamin Nicholson, United States Navy; and commending him upon the completion of his tour of duty as the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Representative for Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau as Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Marianas, and Commander, Joint Region Marianas.

    Resolution No. 146-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 6/20/2023

    Relative to recognizing Elizabeth M. Blas on her retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending her for thirty-two (32) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 145-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 6/19/2023

    Relative to recognizing Margie Rose F. Pereda on her retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending her for her twenty-nine (29) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 144-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 6/24/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Homeownership Month” during the month of June 2023; and commending the organizations on Guam whose purpose is to promote the benefits of homeownership.

    Resolution No. 143-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/26/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Cecilia Tanalgo Solidum for receiving a “Lifetime Membership Award” from the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association; and commending her for her commitment and dedication to the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority and the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 142-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 7/17/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Aurea Fisher for receiving the “2022 Volunteer of the Year” award from the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association; and commending her for her generous commitment of time and support to the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority and the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 141-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 6/5/2023

    Relative to recognizing Major Dayne Foote for his exceptional service as the Commander of the 36th Security Forces Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; and commending him for his support and contributions to the island of Guam.

    Resolution No. 140-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / William A. Parkinson / Sabina Flores Perez / Joe S. San Agustin / Telo T. Taitague / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Thomas J. Fisher /

    Relative to recognizing Ferdinand B. Soriano and Robert J. Aguon for their commitment and dedication to the Guam Customs and Quarantine agency; and commending their years of service to the People of Guam.

    Resolution No. 139-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADPTED: 5/19/2023

    Relative to recognizing school nurses on the observance of “National School Nurse Day” on May 10, 2023, with the theme of Building for the Future, Health, Advocacy and Leadership; and commending Guam’s school nurses for their continued efforts to ensuring that school students’ well-being, safety, and academic ability are taken care of.

    Resolution No. 138-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/18/2023

    Relative to recognizing Genelle Tripoli Asuncion as the Guam Community College’s “2023 Distinguished Graduate”; and commending her for her dedication and commitment to academic excellence.

    Resolution No. 137-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/18/2023

    Relative to recognizing Iyanna Rose Mesa Lujan as the Guam Community College’s “2023 Most Distinguished Graduate”; and commending her for her dedication and commitment to academic excellence.

    Resolution No. 136-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 6/15/2023

    Relative to recognizing the the Marianas Bahá’í faith Community on their 46th Convention; and to congratulate the New National Spiritual Assembly on their election; and to commend the Bahá’ís for their contribution to the spiritual wellness of the island of Guam.

    Resolution No. 135-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/18/2023

    Relative to recognizing Dr. Thomas W. Krise for his commitment to the island of Guam, its community, and the Pacific region; and commending him for his service as the Eleventh (11th) President of the University of Guam..

    Resolution No. 134-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 5/18/2023

    Relative to recognizing Brenda Porter for her commitment to enriching the lives of Guam’s students and youth; and congratulating her on being the recipient of the “2023 School Counselor of the Year” Award.

    Resolution No. 133-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / William A. Parkinson / Telo T. Taitague / Sabina Flores Perez / Roy A. B. Quinata / Thomas J. Fisher / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joanne Brown / Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 7/31/2023

    Relative to recognizing Custom Fitness for their contributions to the health and wellness of the community of Guam; and congratulating them on their Tenth (10th) Year anniversary and the opening of their second (2nd) location.

    Resolution No. 132-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje

    Relative to recognizing the Judiciary of Guam, for the development of the treatment court to provide a comprehensive system of support; and to commend them for their outstanding service to our island community and commending them for their advocacy of justice and equality.

    Resolution No. 131-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/16/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Tourism Month” during the month of May 2023; and commending the Guam Visitors Bureau and all those who serve in the visitor industry for their commitment and dedication to the development, improvement, and promotion of tourism for our island paradise of Guam.

    Resolution No. 130-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/17/2023

    Relative to recognizing Ana Quenga Meno for her service and contributions to the parish community of the San Isidro Catholic Church in Malojloj, and the village of Inalåhan; and congratulating her on being selected as one of the 2023 Grand Marshalls of this year’s Golden Jubilee Fiestan San Isidro

    Resolution No. 129-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/17/2023

    Relative to recognizing Manuel Chargualaf Meno for his service and contributions to the parish community of the San Isidro Catholic Church in Malojloj, and the village of Inalåhan; and congratulating him on being selected as one of the 2023 Grand Marshalls of this year’s Golden Jubilee Fiestan San Isidro.

    Resolution No. 128-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/17/2023

    Relative to recognizing Faviana Chargualaf San Nicolas for her service and contributions to the parish community of the San Isidro Catholic Church in Malojloj, and the village of Inalåhan; and congratulating her on being selected as one of the 2023 Grand Marshalls of this year’s Golden Jubilee Fiestan San Isidro.

    Resolution No. 127-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/18/2023

    Relative to recognizing Consolacion Pangelinan Meno Paulino for her service and contributions to the parish community of San Isidro Catholic Church in Malojloj, and the village of Inalåhan; and congratulating her on being selected as one of the 2023 Grand Marshalls of this year’s Golden Jubilee Fiestan San Isidro.

    Resolution No. 126-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Frank Blas, Jr. / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Telo T. Taitague / Roy A. B. Quinata / William A. Parkinson / Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 5/15/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Police Week” during the week of May 15 through May 21, 2023; and commending Guam’s law enforcement officers for their continued heroism, sacrifice, and duty in keeping our island community safe.

    Resolution No. 125-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 5/15/2023

    Relative to recognizing Police Officer I Eric Barcinas as “Police Officer of the Year”; and commending him for his commitment to protecting and serving the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 124-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 5/11/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Department of Corrections (DOC) and Corrections Officers during the “National Corrections Officers Week”; and commending them for exemplifying professionalism, integrity and strength in the face of a difficult and often dangerous work environment.

    Resolution No. 123-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 5/9/2023

    Relative to recognizing Oliva Leon Guerrero Velasquez on her retirement from B.P. Carbullido Elementary School, Guam Department of Education; and commending her for forty-two (42) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 122-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Frank Blas, Jr / Christopher M. Dueñas / Jesse A. Lujan / Thomas J. Fisher / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Chris Barnett

    RELATIVE TO REQUESTING I MAGA’HÅGAN GUÅHAN ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE OF GUAM TO UTILIZE MONEY GIVEN TO HER THROUGH THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN (ARP) ACT OF 2021 TO FUND THE TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS ($20,000,000) SOUGHT IN BILL 75-37 (LS) TO ASSIST ISLAND BUSINESSES STILL STRUGGLING AS A RESULT OF LOSSES DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND INFLATIONARY EVENTS, AND THE TWENTY SIX MILLION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($26,381,000) SOUGHT IN BILL 87-37 (LS) TO EXTEND THE PRUGRÅMAN AYUDA PARA I TAOTAO-TA ENERGY CREDIT PROGRAM FOR ANOTHER FIVE MONTHS.

    Resolution No. 121-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 5/9/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Charter Schools of Guam on the observance of “National Charter Schools Week” from May 7 through May 13, 2023; and commending Guahan Academy Charter School, iLearn Academy Charter School, Science is Fun and Awesome Learning Academy Charter School, and Career Tech High Academy Charter School for their innovative and imaginative efforts to ensure the well-rounded education of our students and our youth.

    Resolution No. 120-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Chapter of the American Red Cross for their unwavering commitment to providing assistance in times of need; and commend them for the vital role they play in providing critical disaster recovery assistance to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 119-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/8/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Girl Scouts on their annual celebration of “National Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day” on April 22, 2023; and commending the Girl Scout leaders and mentors who serve as guides and role models.

    Resolution No. 118-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/8/2023

    Relative to recognizing and commending the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) nurses for their contributions to healthcare services and patient support on the observance of “National Nurses Month,” during the month of May 2023, “National Nurses Day,” on May 6th, and “National Nurses Week,” from May 6 to May 12, 2023.

    Resolution No. 117-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 5/8/2023

    Relative to recognizing “National Hospital Week” from May 7 to May 13, 2023, and the observance of “National Hospital Day” on May 12th; and joining communities across the nation in commending the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) and its dedicated staff of professionals for their strength, courage, and commitment to healing the sick, caring for families, and selflessly providing quality healthcare to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 116-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/5/2023

    Relative to recognizing Coach Edwin K. W. Ching for dedicating Fifty-Two (52) years of his life to Guam’s swimming athletes; and commending him for his contributions to the swimming and sports community.

    Resolution No. 115-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 5/5/2023

    Relative to recognizing Pacific Federal Management (PFM) during the observance of “National Safety Construction Week,” from May 1 through May 5, 2023; and commending them for their commitment to safety in the workplace in the construction industry on Guam.

    Resolution No. 114-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “National Maritime Day” on May 22, 2023; and commending the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port Authority of Guam employees, management, Board of Directors for their commitment to the growth of our island’s seaport.

    Resolution No. 113-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing Teodora Andrada as a Centenarian during “2023 Senior Citizens Month”; and commemorating her celebration of one hundred and two years (102) of longevity.

    Resolution No. 112-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/3/2023

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late †Victoria Robeniol Rebugio as an honorary Centenarian during “2023 Senior Citizens Month”; commemorating her on one hundred (100) years of longevity; and further expressing condolences to her family on her passing.

    Resolution No. 111-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing Magdalena Perez Taitano Fausto as a Centenarian during “2023 Senior Citizens Month”; and commemorating her celebration of one hundred (100) years of longevity.

    Resolution No. 110-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing Lillian Leon Anderson as a Centenarian during “2023 Senior Citizens Month”; and commemorating her celebration of one hundred one years (101) of longevity.

    Resolution No. 109-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing Josefina de la Concepcion Diaz as a Centenarian during “2023 Senior Citizens Month”; and commemorating her celebration of one hundred one years (101) of longevity.

    Resolution No. 108-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 5/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing Rosario Flores Leon Guerrero as a Centenarian during “2023 Senior Citizens Month”; and commemorating her celebration of one hundred and three years (103) of longevity.

    Resolution No. 107-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 5/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Philippine Medical and Dental Referral Services, LLC (PhilMD) on its Tenth (10th) Year Anniversary as a medical referral office on Guam; and commending them for providing invaluable assistance to individuals on Guam and Micronesia who seek medical services in the Philippines.

    Resolution No. 106-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Therese M. Terlaje / Frank Blas, Jr.

    RELATIVE TO EXPRESSING THE 37TH GUAM LEGISLATURE’S STRONGEST OBJECTIONS TO THE LACK OF COMPACT IMPACT FUNDING IN THE FISCAL YEAR 2024 BUDGET REQUEST SUBMITTED BY PRESIDENT BIDEN AND TO URGE THE RESTORATION OF COMPACT IMPACT REIMBURSEMENT FUNDS AND DISCRETIONARY FUNDS.

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  • Resolution No. 105-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 5/1/2023

    Relative to recognizing Lieutenant Freddy Untalan Hofschneider III of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter OLIVER HENRY (WPC 1140) Coast Guard Forces Micronesia – Sector Guam; and commending him for his dedicated service in protecting Guam and the region’s ocean waters.

    Resolution No. 104-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Christopher M. Dueñas / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / William A. Parkinson / Joanne Brown / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / Jesse A. Lujan / Amanda L. Shelton / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas

    Relative to commending the Gifted and Talented Education Visual and Performing Arts (GATE VPA) Theatre Program on their Thirtieth (30th) Anniversary; congratulating their members past and present for providing quality theatrical experiences and entertainment for the community and for promoting the arts in Guam.

    Resolution No. 103-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating the distinguished Major General Esther Aguigui on the occasion of her retirement after thirty-seven (37) years of service; and commemorating her outstanding service to our nation and island community.

    Resolution No. 102-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/28/2023

    Relative to recognizing Guam’s Senior Citizens on the celebration of “2023 Senior Citizens Month” during the month of May 2023, with this year’s theme “Aging Unbound - Inamko′ Sin Chinengle”; and commending governmental, non-governmental organizations, and volunteers for their support and contributions towards the island’s senior citizens.

    Resolution No. 101-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 4/28/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Chamber of Commerce on its Ninety-ninth (99th) Year Anniversary; and commending the organization for advocating for better opportunities for our local businesses to prosper and enhance the economic welfare of our island community.

    Resolution No. 100-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 4/28/23

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Ms. Jofel M. Silvestre on the occasion of her retirement from Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School, Guam Department of Education; and commending her for her thirty (30) years of outstanding service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 99-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Public Health and Social Services Month” during the month of April 2023, with this year’s theme: “Centering and Celebrating Cultures in Health”; and commending the employees of the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) for their advocacy and commitment to safeguarding the health and welfare of Guam.

    Resolution No. 98-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 4/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing Ronnie H. Rogers on his retirement; and commending him for his twelve (12) years of service to the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC).

    Resolution No. 97-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

    Relative to recognizing the observance of "National Safe Boating Week" from May 20 to May 26, 2023; and commending the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Guam Flotilla, the Guam Police Department Marine Patrol, and the Guam Fire Department Rescue Units for raising awareness of safe boating and marine safety.

    Resolution No. 96-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Christopher M. Dueñas / Therese M. Terlaje / Joanne Brown / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague / Thomas J. Fisher / Roy A. B. Quinata / Amanda L. Shelton / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / William A. Parkinson - ADOPTED: 4/25/2023

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable †Benigno Palomo, former Senator for his dedication to our island and the people of Guam; and commemorating his legacy of service; and further expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 95-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas - ADOPTED: 4/24/2023

    Relative to recognizing Corazon J. Mucho on her retirement from the Guam Department of Education; and commending her for Forty-Six (46) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 94-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 4/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing Farron “The Guam Guy” Taijeron for his commitment to maintaining Guam’s environment; and commending him for raising awareness and stewardship of the environment.

    Resolution No. 93-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Sabina Flores Perez

    Relative to joining the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in urging the Government of Japan to consider alternatives to the discharge of more than one million tons of contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster into the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Resolution No. 92-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 8/1/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Officers and Board of Trustees of the Filipino Community of Guam (FCG) for their continued commitment and devotion to the people and island of Guam; and commending the FCG for keeping the Philippine culture and pride strong among the Filipinos of our island community; and to congratulating the FCG on the occasion of its Sixty-ninth (69th) Year Anniversary and the One Hundred Twenty-fifth (125th) Year Anniversary of Philippine Independence.

    Resolution No. 91-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 5/4/2023

    Relative to authorizing expenditure in the amount of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) from the Central Operations Lapse Fund, for the purpose of hosting I Liheslaturan Guåhan’s Annual Senior Citizen’s Day Luncheon as provided in 1 G.C.A. § 1032(e).

    Resolution No. 90-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/21/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office in Guam (TECO) and the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) on the occasion of the 2023 TECO - GVB Earth Day Beach Clean-Up; and commending them for their commitment in maintaining Guam’s environment.

    Resolution No. 89-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/20/2023

    Relative to recognizing Pacifico Martir Jr. on the occasion of his retirement from McDonald’s of Guam; and commending his fifty (50) years of dedicated service.

    Resolution No. 88-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Thomas J. Fisher / Telo T. Taitague / Roy A. B. Quinata / Frank Blas, Jr.

    Relative to supporting Guam’s efforts in Congress with H.R. 673, introduced in the United States House of Representatives, which seeks to amend Public Law 106-504 to allow certain land in Guam to be transferred to previous recorded owners of that land for other purposes.

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  • Resolution No. 87-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/19/2023

    Relative to posthumously recognizing †Mr. John M. “Chubado” Camacho as a Founding Father of Guam motor sports, racing, and off-roading; and commending him for his support in uplifting the island’s racing community.

    Resolution No. 86-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

    Relative to recognizing Mr. Thomas “Pete” P. C. Daga on the occasion of his retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending him for Forty-One (41) years of service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 85-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / William A. Parkinson / Telo T. Taitague / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Chris Barnett / Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata / Amanda L. Shelton / Frank Blas, Jr. / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jesse A. Lujan / Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 4/18/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Judiciary of Guam, the U.S. District Court of Guam, the Judiciary of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Guam Bar Association on the celebration of “Law Month” from April 21 to May 30, 2023, and “Law Day” on May 1, 2023; and commending them for their continued service to our island communities.

    Resolution No. 84-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/17/2023

    Relative to recognizing Amafel M. Silvestre on the occasion of her retirement from Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School; and commending her for Thirty (30) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 83-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/13/2023

    Relative to commemorating the Inauguration Ceremony of the Seventeenth (17th) Chuuk State Legislature; and congratulating the House of Representative-Elects.

    Resolution No. 82-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/12/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association (GMHVA) on their Fifty-Eighth (58th) Year Anniversary; and commending the late Senator †Cecilia “Chilang” Cruz Bamba, Founder, as the “Legacy of a Lifetime” Memorial Tribute recipient.

    Resolution No. 81-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/12/2023

    Relative to recognizing Peter J. Sablan on the occasion of his retirement from the A. B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending him for Twenty-Six (26) years of government service.

    Resolution No. 80-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Thomas J. Fisher / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joanne Brown / Telo T. Taitague / Frank Blas, Jr. / Therese M. Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton / William A. Parkinson / Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A. B. Quinata / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Sabina Flores Perez - ADOPTED: 6/29/23

    Relative to recognizing the municipality of Hågat, the Hågat Mayor’s Office, the Hågat Municipal Planning Council, and the numerous participants and organizers for hosting and coordinating the Fourteenth (14th) Annual “Hågat Mango Festival”; and commending them for promoting the CHamoru culture to the island’s residents and visitors.

    Resolution No. 79-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 4/13/2023

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Marie Manalisay Reyes Nelson for her almost fifty (50) years of service in education; and expressing condolences to her family upon her passing.

    Resolution No. 78-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton

    Relative to recognizing Mr. Lance Sanchez for winning the 2023 Guam Scripps Regional Spelling Bee; and commending him for representing Guam in Ninety-Fourth (94th) Scripps National Spelling Bee.

    Resolution No. 77-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 4/4/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Fair Housing Month” during the month of April 2023; and commending the Guam Association of REALTORSⓇ for its continued commitment to upholding fair housing ideals and its dedication to protecting the rights and interests of its members and our island residents.

    Resolution No. 76-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T.D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton / Jesse A. Lujan / Roy A.B. Quinata / Frank Blas Jr. / William A. Parkinson / Joe S. San Agustin / Sabina Flores Perez / Therese M. Terlaje / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 4/14/2023

    Relative to recognizing Mr. Raymond “Shino” Shinohara for raising awareness through “Team Long Road” for US service members that were Prisoners of Wars (POWs) or missing/killed in action; and commending him for his dedication to supporting Guam’s veterans.

    Resolution No. 75-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association on the occasion of its Fiftieth (50th) Anniversary; and to commending the Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association for their commitment to promoting the highest standards of service and quality in the hotels and restaurants on Guam.

    Resolution No. 74-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/30/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Guam Youth Month” during the month of April 2023; and commending the Guam Department of Youth Affairs and the numerous organizations, advocates, and partners for their continued dedication and commitment to the youth of Guam.

    Resolution No. 73-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

    Relative to recognizing the observance of National Public Safety and Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW) during the week of April 9 – 15, 2023, and commending Public Safety Telecommunicators and Emergency Medical Dispatchers in Guam for their invaluable work in keeping our island safe.

    Resolution No. 72-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje - WITHDRAWN 4/7/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating the Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association (GHRA) the occasion of its Fiftieth (50th) Anniversary; and to commending the Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association (GHRA) for their commitment to promoting the highest standards of service and quality in the hotels and restaurants on Guam.

    Resolution No. 71-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Roy A. B. Quinata / Chris Barnett / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Frank Blas, Jr. / William A. Parkinson / Joanne Brown / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED 3/28/2023

    Relative to recognizing April 2023 as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month”, “Child Abuse Prevention Month” and “National Crime Victims’ Rights Week” throughout the month of April; and commending the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence and the numerous community advocates, organizations and government agencies in their efforts to raise public awareness.

    Resolution No. 70-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Joanne Brown / Telo T. Taitague / Frank Blas, Jr. / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Joe S. San Agustin / Amanda L. Shelton / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / William A. Parkinson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy A.B. Quinata / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 3/30/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Iloilo International of Guam on the induction of its new officers and Board of Directors for 2022-2024, and for its continued contributions, commitment in promoting the Ilongo spirit and culture, and its meritorious humanitarian services to the people of Guam and the Province of Iloilo, Philippines; and congratulating them on the occasion of its Fifteenth (15th) Year Anniversary.

    Resolution No. 69-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 3/29/2023

    Relative to supporting the growth of CHamoru Language Medium education and instruction in Guam, by strengthening CHamoru language medium teacher training, curriculum development and assessment in our schools, and community and leadership commitment, engagement, and collaboration in our community.

    Resolution No. 68-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A.B. Quinata / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / Therese M. Terlaje / William A. Parkinson / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Sabina Flores Perez / Frank Blas, Jr. / Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 3/29/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Special Olympics Guam (SOGU) on its Forty-Seventh (47th) Year Anniversary, and expressing gratitude to the organization for advocating for the needs and the potential of those with physical and developmental disabilities through having the “Special Olympics Games,” and promoting awareness, sportsmanship, and camaraderie on Guam.

    Resolution No. 67-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Thomas J. Fisher / Frank Blas, Jr. / Jesse A. Lujan / Joanne Brown / Telo T. Taitague / Chris Barnett / Christopher M. Dueñas - ADOPTED: 3/30/2023

    RELATIVE TO THE 37TH GUAM LEGISLATURE’S STANDING RULE 11.10, TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE A POTENTIAL ATTEMPT TO CORRUPTLY AND CRIMINALLY INFLUENCE THE LEGISLATIVE DEBATE OF I LIHESLATURAN GUÅHAN TAKING PLACE ON OR ABOUT MARCH 21, 2023.

    Resolution No. 66-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / Christopher M. Dueñas - ADOPTED: 3/29/2023

    Relative to recognizing Elijah Luis Leon Guerrero Reyes for his contributions to the musical community of Guam; and to further commending him for his dedication to promoting and sustaining local Chamoru music throughout the Mariana islands.

    Resolution No. 65-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/23/2023

    Relative to recognizing Ms. Lynette O. Muna on the occasion of her retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending her for Twenty-Nine (29) years of service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 64-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Jesse A. Lujan / Roy A.B. Quinata / Telo T. Taitague / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett / William A. Parkinson / Frank Blas, Jr. / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 3/28/2023

    Relative to honoring and commending the members of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 668 to our island and for their sacrifice and noble traditions in keeping their proud military service.

    Resolution No. 63-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/22/2023

    Relative to recognizing Consul-General Kobayashi Toshiaki for strengthening relationships within our island community; and further commending him for his service to the Japanese community and people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 62-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/22/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Dionita P. Quintanilla on the occasion of her retirement after forty (40) years of outstanding service with the Government of Guam; and to commending her for her dedication to providing patient care while serving at the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA).

    Resolution No. 61-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy A.B. Quinata - ADOPTED 3/21/2023

    Relative to congratulating Fonei Achocho Sensu Athletic Organization (FASO) on their first Chuukese Youth Rally and further recognizing them for their service to the Chuukese community and promotion of a healthy lifestyle on the island of Guam.

    Resolution No. 60-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A.B. Quinata

    Relative to recognizing the Guam System for Assistive Technology (GSAT) on the occasion of its Twenty-nineth (29th) Annual GSAT Assistive Technology Conference and Expo; and commending GSAT for its continued efforts in delivering vital service to individuals with disabilities and their families.

    Resolution No. 59-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/20/2023

    Relative to recognizing March 23, 2023 as “World Meteorological Day”; and to further express a heartfelt appreciation to the Weather Forecast Office for their commitment and outstanding service to the people of Guam and in the Marianas.

    Resolution No. 58-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/17/2023

    Relative to recognizing Patrick John Uytiepo Hilado for serving strengthening healthy relationships in our island community as Consulate General at the Philippine Consulate General in Guam; and to further bidding him farewell and commending him for 22 months of service to the Philippine community and people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 57-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Telo T. Taitague / Jesse A. Lujan / Therese M. Terlaje / Joanne Brown / Chris Barnett / Frank Blas, Jr. / Sabina Flores Perez / Thomas J. Fisher / Christopher M. Dueñas / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Joe S. San Agustin / Roy A.B. Quinata / William A. Parkinson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/15/2023

    Relative to recognizing the members of Chamorros Hands in Education Links Unity for their commitment to providing a platform for Chamorros throughout southern California and the region; and commending them for their efforts to gather and keep their connection to our heritage strong through carrying on our Chamorro culture and language, sharing with others our unique Chamorro traditions, telling the stories of I taotao tano and embodying the inafa’maolek spirit that is a hallmark of the Chamorro people.

    Resolution No. 56-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton- ADOPTED: 3/17/2023

    Relative to recognizing Mr. Paul E. Bamba on the occasion of his retirement from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority; and commending him for eighteen (18) years of service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 55-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Roy A.B. Quinata / Sabina Flores Perez / Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Christopher M. Dueñas / Chris Barnett / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / William A. Parkinson / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 3/14/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month” during the month of March 2023; and commending the various groups and individuals for their advocacy and commitment to promoting awareness of developmental disabilities among our island community.

    Resolution No. 54-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 3/16/2023

    RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL OR OTHER RETAINED COUNSEL, TO FILE AN AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT OF GUAM AFFIRMING THE GUAM LEGISLATURE’S POSITION RELATIVE TO ITS AUTHORITY TO ENACT LEGISLATION.

    Resolution No. 53-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - William A. Parkinson - ADOPTED: 3/14/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Captain John Paul L. Aguon on the occasion of his retirement from the Guam Fire Department; and commending him for his outstanding service to the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 52-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - WITHDRAWN


    Resolution No. 51-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin - ADOPTED: 3/10/2023

    Relative to recognizing Guam’s Certified Government Financial Managers (CGFM) of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) on the observance of “CGFM Month” during the month of March 2023; and commending them for their commitment to excellent service in the financial management profession on Guam.

    Resolution No. 50-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/8/2023

    Relative to recognizing Mr. Milton K. Morinaga for his service to the people of Guam as a Chairman and Director on the Guam Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, and commending him for his dedication and contributions to the island.

    Resolution No. 49-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/7/2023

    Relative to recognizing the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Guam Chapter 381 during the observance of “WIC Week” from March 5th through March 11th, 2023, and their eleventh (11th) Anniversary celebration; and to commending the NAWIC Board of Directors for their commitment to providing educational opportunities and professional development for Guam’s women in the construction industry.

    Resolution No. 48-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - WITHDRAWN


    Resolution No. 47-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 3/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing and commending Mr. Manuel Untalan Fejeran for his thirty-four (34) years of outstanding service to the Government of Guam and his dedicated service to our nation in the United States Marine Corps; and congratulating him on his retirement from the Office of Attorney General.

    Resolution No. 46-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Guam Chapter on the observance of “Social Work Month” during the month of March 2023 and on their annual conference with this year’s theme, Intergenerational Healing: Supporting Families Across the Lifespan; and commending the NASW Guam Chapter for their dedication and commitment to improving the lives of individuals and their families.

    Resolution No. 45-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing and commending the GotYourSix71 Non-Profit Organization for its service to the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating them as the recipient of the “2023 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Guam Chapter Exemplary Service Provider Award.”

    Resolution No. 44-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing and commending Attorney Julian J. Aguon for his service to the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating him as the recipient of the “2023 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Guam Chapter Public Citizen Award.”

    Resolution No. 43-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing and commending Ms. Angelina-Marie Cruz Lape for her service to the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating her as the recipient of the “2023 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Guam Chapter Social Worker of the Year Award”.

    Resolution No. 42-37 (LS)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 3/3/2023

    Relative to recognizing and commending Ms. Talysa Quintara Kakas for her service to the people of Guam and strengthening healthy relationships in our island community; and congratulating her as the recipient of the “2023 National Association of Social Work (NASW) Guam Chapter Social Work Student of the Year Award”.

    Resolution No. 41-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 3/8/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of Women’s History Month during the month of March 2023 as a time to celebrate the achievements and vision of women whose work paved the way towards a world free of inequality and violence; and commending the great women of Guam whose historical contributions and achievements continue to pave the way toward progress and success for all.

    Resolution No. 40-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Chris Barnett / Amanda L. Shelton / Jesse A. Lujan / Christopher M. Dueñas / Telo T. Taitague / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Frank Blas Jr. / Roy A. B. Quinata / William A. Parkinson / Joanne Brown / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas - 3/3/2023

    Relative to observing the month of March 2023 as Mes CHamoru; and celebrating Silibrasion Gupot CHamoru, i teman, “I Fino’ CHamoru: “Gi Minenhalom Taotao Tåno' gi Inabiban Hinemlo' yan Gråsia”; recognizing the commemoration of “Mother Language Day” on February 21, 2023, the commencement of the United Nations “International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022-2032,” and commending the Guam Indigenous Heritage Alliance members: the Kumisión I Fino′ CHamoru I Fina′någuen Yan I Hestoria Yan I Lina′la I Taotao Tåno, the Department of CHamoru Affairs, the Guam Museum, the Commission on Decolonization, the Guam State Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Alliance Network member organizations; and further thanking the CHamoru Studies and Special Projects Division of the Guam Department of Education, the University of Guam, the Guam Community College, 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. 39-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 2/28/2023

    Relative to I Mina'trentai Siette Na Liheslaturan Guåhan (the 37th Guam Legislature) formally electing to remain with the Executive Branch with respect to the Government of Guam Group Health Insurance Program for Fiscal Year 2024.

    Resolution No. 38-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - WITHDRAWN 4/10/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating The Guam Men’s Team, to open the event with a tournament high 830 series and bringing home the silver medal, from the Asian Intercity Bowling Championship.

    Resolution No. 37-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules ADOPTED: 3/16/2023

    Relative to adopting the budgetary allocations of I Mina′trentai Siette Na Liheslaturan Guåhan for Fiscal Year 2023

    Resolution No. 36-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Roy A. B. Quinata / Amanda L. Shelton / Joe S. San Agustin / William A. Parkinson / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Jesse A. Lujan / Sabina Flores Perez / Frank Blas Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joanne Brown / Thomas J. Fisher / Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 4/10/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Autism Community Together (ACT) for its efforts to promote autism awareness and provide support to families on the observance of “Autism Awareness Month” during the month of April 2023, with this year’s theme: “See Their True Colors – Support and Accept Autism”; and commending the members of ACT, and the families and caregivers of all persons with autism for their unconditional love and dedication to bettering the lives of their children, grandchildren, family members, and friends.

    Resolution No. 35-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy A. B. Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / William A. Parkinson / Christopher M. Dueñas / Chris Barnett / Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 3/1/2023

    Relative to the recognizing University of Guam students, alumni, faculty, staff, and administration for their many achievements throughout the University’s rich history during their Fifty-Fifth (55th) Charter Day Celebration; and congratulating the University on the celebration of its Seventy-First (71st) Anniversary; and further commending the UOG president, faculty, staff, students, alumni, administration, the Board of Regents, and the 2023 Charter Day Committee for their work in continuing to invest in and strengthen the institution for the benefit of our people, our island, region, and the world.

    Resolution No. 34-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 4/19/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Racing Federation on the occasion of its Fortieth (40th) Annual Smokin’ Wheels Anniversary from April 21 through April 23, 2023; and commending the Guam International Raceway, APL (formerly called American President Lines, Ltd.), and Japan ATV Association for their continued dedication and sponsorship in hosting this event.

    Resolution No. 33-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/1/2023

    Relative to recognizing Duty Free Shopper (DFS) Guam LP for their work in uplifting and promoting local artists and businesses; and commending them for their efforts in promoting CHamoru culture on the occasion of Mes CHamoru.

    Resolution No. 32-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/7/2023

    Relative to recognizing Mae Rose Nauta for being the first female from Guam since 2012 earn a medal; and commending her for earning a bronze medal from the Asian Intercity Bowling Championship (AIBC) held in Penh, Cambodia from February 3rd through 10th, 2023.

    Resolution No. 31-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 3/7/2023

    Relative to recognizing Charlie “Mama Char” Catbagan for his exemplary performance and team commitment; and congratulating him on winning a Gold Medal in the Asian Intercity Bowling Championship (AIBC) held in Penh, Cambodia from February 3rd through 10th 2023.

    Resolution No. 30-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / Frank Blas Jr. / Amanda L. Shelton / Therese M. Terlaje / Roy A. B. Quinata / William A. Parkinson / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan - ADOPTED: 3/30/2023

    RELATIVE TO SUPPORTING THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN)’S PARTICIPATION AS OBSERVER AT THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION’S 76TH WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY AND TO REAFFIRM SUPPORT FOR THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN)’S PARTICIPATION AS OBSERVER IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.

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  • Resolution No. 29-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan / Frank Blas, Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Joanne Brown / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Roy A. B. Quinata / Sabina Flores Perez - ADOPTED: 10/31/23

    Relative to requesting for the U.S. Congress to appropriate monies for Guam non-military residents who were exposed to Agent Orange and who are suffering from ailments caused by exposure to Agent Orange.

  • Resolution Referral
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  • Resolution No. 28-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 2/22/2023

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Mae Fe D. Muyco on the occasion of her retirement from the Government of Guam; and commending her for over twenty-eight (28) years of outstanding service and dedication to humanity and social justice, and improving the lives of individuals and families throughout our island community.

    Resolution No. 27-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 2/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing Anthony “Big Tone” Salas for his achievements in the sport of Powerlifting, and representation of the island of Guam; and commending him for his determination and contributions to our island community.

    Resolution No. 26-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 2/15/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of September 11, 2022, in honor of the victims of the attacks on the United States; and further commending the Rotary Club of Northern Guam for honoring the lives lost and promoting peace through our community.

    Resolution No. 25-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Roy A. B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 2/16/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of "Engineers, Architects, and Land Surveyors Week" from February 19 to February 25, 2023, with this year's theme: “Creating the Future!”, and commending the Engineers, Architects, and Land Surveyors of Guam for their tremendous contributions to making a difference on Guam and improving the quality of life for all in our island community.

    Resolution No. 24-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 2/10/2023

    Relative to recognizing and commending the Quintanilla family on the occasion of the family reunion; and to further acknowledging their families for their commitment to their shared love for one another and the legacy they continue to pass on to younger generations.

    Resolution No. 23-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 2/21/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of National Career and Technical Education (CTE) during the month of February; and commending the CTE community members and educators in their role that has helped in preparing students for careers and college.

    Resolution No. 22-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Roy Anthony Benavente Quinata / William A. Parkinson / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Therese M. Terlaje / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / Frank Blas, Jr. / Telo T. Taitague / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Thomas J. Fisher - ADOPTED: 2/9/2023

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Honorable Jose “Pedo” Toves Terlaje, former Senator and former Mayor of Yo'ña for his dedication to our island and the people of Guam; and commemorating his legacy of service; and further expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 21-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy Anthony Benavente Quinata / William A. Parkinson / Joe S. San Agustin / Jesse A. Lujan / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Frank Blas, Jr. - ADOPTED: 3/30/2023

    RELATIVE TO EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT OF H.R. 256, INTRODUCED IN THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, WHICH SEEKS TO EXTEND COVERAGE OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI) PROGRAM TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WHO RESIDE ON PUERTO RICO, THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS, GUAM, AND AMERICAN SAMOA.

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  • Resolution No. 20-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes

    Relative to recognizing Jose Ulloa Garrido for his contributions toward the protection, preservation, promotion, and perpetuation of CHamoru history, culture, language, art, and indigenous rights of the people of Guam; and for his commitment, dedication, and continued advocacy for the CHamoru people supporting Guam War Claims, the return of ancestral lands, and the political right of self-determination.

    Resolution No. 19-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Chris Barnett / Amanda L. Shelton / Telo T. Taitague / Christopher M. Dueñas / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy Anthony Benavente Quinata / Jesse A. Lujan / Joe S. San Agustin / Therese M. Terlaje / Joanne Brown / William A. Parkinson / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Sabina Flores Perez

    Relative to recognizing the observance of 2023 National Catholic Schools Week during the week of January 29 to February 4, 2023, with the theme: “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.”; and commending the Guam Catholic Schools’ administration, faculty and staff, and the Office of Catholic Education of the Archdiocese of Agaña for their continued dedication and commitment to the students of Catholic schools on Guam as they celebrate the occasion.

    Resolution No. 18-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / William A. Parkinson / Joe S. San Agustin / Telo T. Taitague / Frank Blas, Jr. / Roy Anthony Benavente Quinata / Amanda L. Shelton / Jesse A. Lujan / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Chris Barnett - ADOPTED: 1/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing January 27, 2023, as National Downwinders Day of Remembrance, for all Americans who worked and lived downwind from nuclear testing sites and were adversely affected by radiation exposure and to commend the Pacific Association of Radiation Survivors for persevering in their support and advocacy for those afflicted with cancers on Guam and to include the people of Guam for RECA compensation.

    Resolution No. 17-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton - ADOPTED: 1/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing the efforts of the employees, management, and Board of Directors of the Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport Authority, Guam on the occasion of “Airport Week 2023” from January 17 through January 21, 2023, and on the commemoration of its Forty-seventh (47th) Year Anniversary; and commending them for their continued commitment to providing superior service, enhancement of safety and security measures, and astounding reliability to the people of Guam, its visitors, its domestic and international partners, and the traveling public.

    Resolution No. 16-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/27/2023

    Relative to recognizing and commending David “Mataga” Lujan Sablan for his contributions as a visual artist, illustrator, ceramist, and wood carver for, among other work, depicting lina’la manaotaomo’na (the lifeways of CHamoru ancestors), thereby enlightening all the richness and beauty of ancestral CHamoru life, people, and accomplishments; the public display of which has deeply empowered the CHamoru people and played a notable role in the renaissance of CHamoru culture; and for further expressing Un Dångkolo Na Si Yu’os Ma’åse’ to him for his commitment to promoting knowledge and understanding of the legacy of i manaotaomo’na for the benefit of future generations.

    Resolution No. 15-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Christopher M. Dueñas / Joanne Brown / Thomas J. Fisher / Chris Barnett / Therese M. Terlaje / Joe S. San Agustin / Sabina F. Perez / Frank Blas Jr. / Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy A.B. Quinata - ADOPTED: 1/24/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Guam Department of Education’s (GDOE) Curriculum and Instructional Quality and Development (CIQD) project for their accomplishments with the Initial Teacher Certification Assistance Program (ITCA); and commending the Division for their leadership and efforts through the recruitment and retention of highly qualified teachers.

    Resolution No. 14-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - William A. Parkinson / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Telo T. Taitague - ADOPTED: 3/30/2023

    Relative to requesting I Maga'hågan Guåhan to exercise her authority Public Law 110-229 to petition the United States Department of Homeland Security to expand the Guam Visa Waiver Program to include the country of the Philippines.

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  • Resolution No. 13-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/20/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of “Stalking Awareness Month" and "National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month” during the month of January 2023; and commending the community advocates and individuals who support the victims of human trafficking and raising awareness about the issue of stalking and human trafficking.

    Resolution No. 12-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje

    Relative to recognizing and congratulating Leonel C. Arcangel on the occasion of his retirement from the Department of Public Health and Social Services after thirty (30) years of outstanding public service to the Government of Guam; and further commending him for his dedication and contributions to the health and well-being of people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 11-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee On Rules - ADOPTED: 1/24/2023

    Relative to formalizing and establishing the Guidelines that serve as a supplement to all of the requirements of I Mina′trentai Siette Na Liheslaturan Guåhan Otden Areklamento (the 37th Guam Legislature Standing Rules), 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. 10-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/19/2023

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Sister Evelyn Josepha Pereira Muña, for her dedication and service to the Sisters of Mercy Association; and further expressing condolences to her family on her passing, on the behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 9-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Committee on Rules - ADOPTED: 1/12/2023

    Relative to designating and authorizing signatories for checks, withdrawals, and fund transfers for all the bank accounts of I Minaʹtrentai Siette Na Liheslaturan Guåhan (the 37th Guam Legislature).

    Resolution No. 8-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Roy Anthony Benavente Quinata / Therese M. Terlaje / Christopher M. Dueñas / William A. Parkinson / Jesse A. Lujan / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Thomas J. Fisher / Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Frank Blas, Jr. / Joanne Brown - ADOPTED: 1/12/2023

    Relative to recognizing the observance of the twenty-eighth (28th) year anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service celebration on January 16, 2023; and commending the Serve Guam Commission, AmeriCorps, and the various groups and individuals on Guam for their continued commitment and dedication to community service.

    Resolution No. 7-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/13/2023

    Relative to recognizing the Filipino Ladies Association of Guam (FLAG) on the occasion of their 61st Anniversary and installation of new Executive Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Trustees; to commending the outgoing 2022 Executive Officers, Board of Directors, and Board of Trustees for their service; and to further congratulating their organization for unifying Filipino women, promoting Filipino culture through fostering friendships and serving the people in Guam.

    Resolution No. 6-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Telo T. Taitague / Therese M. Terlaje / Sabina Flores Perez / Roy Anthony Benavente Quinata / Joe S. San Agustin / Christopher M. Dueñas / Amanda L. Shelton / Frank Blas, Jr. / William A. Parkinson / Joanne Brown / Jesse A. Lujan / Thomas J. Fisher / Chris Barnett / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas - ADOPTED: 1/19/2023

    Relative to posthumously recognizing the late Jesus Salas Rivera for building futures with the people of Guam as a multisport head coach and youth center coordinator, and through his 40-year service as Chief Facilities Inspector for the U.S. Government; and, expressing condolences to his family on his passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 5-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje

    Relative to posthumously recognizing and honoring †Concepcion Fejeran Garrido for her contribution and services to both the Parish Community of San Isidro Malojloj, and St. Joseph Church, Inalåhan, and to Gef Pa’go Inalåhan, and the Chamorro Cultural Village; and expressing condolences to her family on her passing, on behalf of the people of Guam.

    Resolution No. 4-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Amanda L. Shelton / Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telo T. Taitague / Therese M. Terlaje / Christopher M. Dueñas / Roy A.B. Quinata / William M. Parkinson / Jesse A. Lujan / Dwayne San Nicolas / Thomas J. Fisher / Chris Barnett / Sabina F. Perez / Frank Blas Jr. / Joanne Brown

    Relative to posthumously recognizing Dr. Margaret Hattori-Uchima for her service to the people of Guam and commending her for her dedication and contributions to the island; and further expressing condolences to her family on her passing.

    Resolution No. 3-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Tina Rose Muña Barnes - ADOPTED: 1/17/2023

    Relative to recognizing Soka Gakkai International on the grand opening of their new SGI Guam Ikeda Peace & Culture Center on January 21, 2023; congratulating the Soka Gakkai International on the occasion of its Forty-seventh (47th) Year Anniversary on January 26, 2023; and to further commending President Daisaku Ikeda and Mrs. Kaneko Ikeda for their continued dedication to promoting world peace.

    Resolution No. 2-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Jesse A. Lujan

    RELATIVE TO RECOGNIZING URGING THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF DEFENSE TO AUTHORIZE A TEMPORARY TWENTY-FOUR (24) CONSECUTIVE MONTH JONES ACT WAIVER FOR GUAM

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    Resolution No. 1-37 (COR)

    Sponsor(s) - Therese M. Terlaje - ADOPTED: 1/10/22

    Relative to recognizing and commending Dr. Kirk Bellis, Medical Director and Psychiatrist for seventeen (17) years of service to the children of Guam through the Latte Treatment Center; and further commending him for dedicating thirty-five (35) years of service to the improvement of mental health and the quality of life of the people of Guam.