By Patrick Lujan
Sen. Tommy Morrison along with fellow senators of the 33rd Guam Legislature will be putting two bills up for public comment this week that deals with our local sports community.
Bill 039-33 will establish a sports ambassador fund to assist athletes and teams going off island to represent our island. The bill is co-authored by Sen. Tina Muna-Barnes.
Bill 003-33 will amend existing law that will evenly share the Limited Gaming Fund to three Government of Guam agencies for sports-related procurement for sports equipment and supplies. The bill is co-authored by Sens. Rory Respicio and Brant McCreadie.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 1:30 p.m.: Bill No. 039-33 (LS)
Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing, and Historic Preservation
Chairperson: Senator Tina Muna-Barnes
An act to add a new Article 4, §§ 9401-9404, to Chapter 9, Division 1, Title 12, Guam Code Annotated, relative to promoting the Guam Product abroad through the establishment of a Cultural and Sports Ambassadorship Program Fund (sponsored by T.A. Morrison, T.R. Muna-Barnes)
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 10:00 a.m.: Bill No. 003-33 (LS)
Committee on Committee on Finance & Taxation, General Government Operations and Youth Development
Chairperson: Senator Michael San Nicolas
An act to amend § 5204(d) of Chapter 5, Title 11, Guam Code Annotated, relative to authorizing the procurement of sports equipment and supplies for youth and community sports program(sponsored by T.A. Morrison, R.J. Respicio, B.T. McCreadie)
ALL SPORTS FEDERATIONS, ATHLETES AND INTERESTED STAKEHOLDERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND, TESTIFY OR JUST LISTEN AT THESE PUBLIC HEARINGS.