James V. Espaldon, Fil-Am Senator of Guam
The Asian Journal recently highlighted one of Guam’s senators as part of their Voice of Fil-America series. Check it out: http://www.asianjournal.com/voice-of-fil-america/72-voice-of-fil-america/1839-james-v-espaldon-fil-am-senator-of-guam.html
It’s pretty cool to see his bio listed on Asian Journal. I thought I should show you some of the bills that were authored by him:
6/6/2008 – Bill No. 314 (EC) by Espaldon, Barnes, Palacios
Relative to Historical Objects & Sites on Guam
An act to amend §76212 of Title 21, Guam Code Annotated, relative to specifying the depository for all remains and objects; and to add a new Subsection (e) to §76511 of Title 21, Guam Code Annotated, relative to the penalties for failure to comply with a certificate of approval.
6/6/2008 – Bill 313 (EC) by Espaldon, Palacios, Guthertz,
Relative to Boxing, Wrestling & MMA on Guam
Bill No. 313 (EC) – J.V. Espaldon / A.B. Palacios, Sr. / J P. Guthertz, DPA / T.R. Muña-Barnes <p> An act to repeal Chapter 41 of Title 22, Guam Code Annotated, relative to the Guam Boxing and Wrestling Commission; to add a new Chapter 7 to Title 11, Guam Code Annotated, relative to “Unarmed Combat” and establishing the Guam…
5/22/2008 – Bill No. 303 (EC) By Espaldon, Blas
Relative to the Streetlight fund debt
An act to prioritize the payment of the Government of Guam’s General Fund Defict to ensure that the payment for streetlight arrearages owed to the Gam Power Authority is paid expeditiously.
5/13/2008 – Bill No. 298(EC) by Espaldon, Barnes, Respicio
Relative to zoning unzoned property
An act to zone the previously unzoned Lot Number 5327 in the municipality of Dededo to Light Industrial (“M-1″) Zone.
5/6/2008 – Bill 288 (EC) by Espaldon, Shimizu, Cruz, Ishizak
Provide magistrates and satellite court facilities
Bill 288 (EC) by Espaldon, Shimizu, Cruz, Ishizaki and RespicioAn act to provide for the appointment of Magistrates and Judicial Hearings Division Hearings Officers within the Judiciary of Guam and to provide for the creation of satellite court facilities.
3/10/2008 – Bill 233 (LS) Espaldon, Ishizaki, Calvo, Palacios
Mandating Fuel-efficient GovGuam vehicles
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §(e) TO §5123 OF CHAPTER 5, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO MANDATING THE PURCHASE OR LEASE OF GOVERNMENT OF GUAM VEHICLES THAT HAVE A MINIMUM AVERAGE COMBINED MILES PER GALLON (MPG) OF TWENTY-FIVE MILES PER GALLON (25 MPG); TO ADD A NEW §(f) TO §5123 OF CHAPTER 5, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, TO…
3/10/2008 – Bill No. 232 (LS) by Espaldon, Ishizaki, Palacios
Prison Industries Act
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW §90.50 TO CHAPTER 90, ARTICLE 1 OF TITLE 9, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ESTABLISH PRISON INDUSTRIES; TO ADD A NEW §90.55 TO CHAPTER 90, ARTICLE 1 OF TITLE 9, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED TO CREATE THE PRISON INDUSTRIES REVOLVING FUND; AND, TO CITE THIS ACT AS THE “PRISON INDUSTRIES…
2/13/2008 – Bill 213 (LS) by Sen. Espaldon
Monies directed for Pale San Vitores Road.
An act to amend §§17 of the “Exhibit B” attachment to §22958 of Article 10, Chapter 22, Division 2 of Title 5, Guam Code Annotated, Providing Six Million Dollars ($6,000,000.00) for the reconstruction of Pale San Vitores Road.
7/24/2007 – Bill No. 156 (EC) by Espaldon, Palacios, Blas
Relative to protecting and recovering property
An act to repeal and reenact Chapter 74 of Title 11 of the Guam Code Annotated relative to protecting and recovering property owned by utilities, telecommunications companies, government entities, construction firms, and other parties. Received: 7/24/07 – 1:45 p.m.
6/13/2007 – Bill No. 130 (EC): by Espaldon, Blas,
“The Guam Pesticides Act”
An act to repeal and reenact Chapter 50 of Title 10 of the Guam Code Annotated relative to the Guam Pesticides Act.Received: 6/13/07 – 1:59 p.m.
6/13/2007 – Bill No. 131 (EC) by Espaldon
Relative to recording grand jury proceedings
An act to amend §50.38 of Chapter 50 of Title 8 Guam Code Annotated relative to recording grand jury proceedings. 6/13/07 – 1:59 p.m.
5/22/2007 – Bill No. 112 (EC) by Espaldon, Unpingco
Masso Reservoir fresh water fishing grounds
An act to authorize I Maga’Lahen Guåhan to issue a temporary easement for a period not to exceed three years to facilitate the ongoing efforts to create the Masso Reservoir fresh water fishing grounds. Received: 5/22/07 – 4:41 p.m.
Relative to court issued protective orders.
An act to amend Section 40105(b) of Chapter 40, Title 7, Guam Code Annotated relative to providing flexibility to the courts in the issuance of protective orders.Received: 4/19/07 – 10:06 p.m.
3/2/2007 – Bill No. 59 (EC) by Espaldon, Forbes, Lujan
Relative to an unzoned lot
An act to zone the previously unzone LOT NOS. 5328-5NEW-R2, 5328-R6NEW-R2 and 5328-6, all in the municipality of Dededo to Light Industrial (“M-1”) Zone.Received: 3/2/07 – 4:54 p.m.
3/1/2007 – Bill No. 58 (EC) by Espaldon
Relative to Solid Waste Management.
An act to repeal and reenact §51101, §51102, §51103, §51104, §51110, §51111, §51118, §51119 of Article 1, Chapter 51 of Division 2, Title 10 Guam Code Annotated relative to Solid Waste Management.Received: 3/1/07 – 4:19 p.m.