March 15, 2023
To: All Honorable Senators, Stakeholders, and Media
From: Senator Joe S. San Agustin, Chairman
Subject: First Notice of Public Hearing on Thursday, March 23, 2023 beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Buenas yan Håfa Adai!
In accordance with the Open Government Law, relative to notices for public meetings, please be advised that the Committee on General Government Operations & Appropriations will convene a public hearing on Friday, March 24, 2023 beginning at 2:00 p.m. in I Liheslaturan Guåhan’s Public Hearing Room (Guam Congress Building, Hagåtña).
The Committee will hear and accept testimony on the following:
Referral of Appointment
Christopher A. Cruz to serve as a Member, Guam Ethics Commission to serve a term of Four (4) Years; July 11, 2022 to July 11, 2026
Bill No. 75-37 (LS) - Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton / Dwayne T. D. San Nicolas / Roy A. B. Quinata / William A. Parkinson
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 2 OF CHAPTER 1, AND SECTION 2 OF PART I, CHAPTER III; AND ADD A NEW SECTION 13 TO CHAPTER XI, ALL OF PUBLIC LAW 36-107 (GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2023), RELATIVE TO PROVIDING ASSISTANCE FOR PRIVATE BUSINESSES IN THEIR RECOVERY FROM THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THROUGH A PROGRAM ESTABLISHED BY THE GUAM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
Bill No. 61-37 (COR) - Frank Blas Jr.
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS ($15,000,000) FROM THE EXCESS GENERAL FUND REVENUES REPORTED IN THE JANUARY 2023 CONSOLIDATED REVENUE EXPENDITURE REPORT (CRER) TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE LOCAL EMPLOYERS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LEAP) TO ASSIST BUSINESSES THAT CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE WITH THE DEVASTATING ECONOMIC IMPACT BROUGHT ON BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND COMPOUNDED BY INFLATION.
Bill No. 59-37 (COR) - Chris Barnett / Sabina Flores Perez / Telo T. Taitague / Joanne Brown / Christopher M. Dueñas / Thomas J. Fisher / Jesse A. Lujan
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF TEN MILLION DOLLARS ($10,00,000) FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION RELATIVE TO PROTECTING THE JOBS OF PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEES WHILE THE TOURISM INDUSTRY REBOUNDS BY EXTENDING THE BENEFITS OF THE LOCAL EMPLOYERS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LEAP) AS INITIALLY FUNDED BY PUBLIC LAW 36-65.
The Public Hearing will broadcast on GTA TV Channel 21, Docomo Channel 117/112.4 and livestream on the Guam Legislature YouTube :https://www.youtube.com/c/GuamLegislatureMedia.
Individuals who wish to submit written testimony may address Senator Joe S. San Agustin, and send it within forty-eight (48) hours to:
- Hand delivery to the Office of Senator Joe S. San Agustin at the Ran Care Building, 2nd Floor Suite 3 (CBU#203), 761 South Marine Drive, Tamuning, Guam 96931
- Email: email@example.com
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals requiring special accommodations or services should contact the Office of Senator Joe S. San Agustin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to your participation!
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