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House Bills for the 21st Commonwealth Legislature House of Representatives:

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Leg No. Author Title  
HB 21-001 Guerrero, JT NMI PENSION FUND ACT OF 2018 To establish Details
HB 21-002 Guerrero, JT VANDALISM ACT To establish a separate statute and penalty for individuals committing the act of vandalism; and for other purposes. Details
HB 21-003 Guerrero, JT ENHANCE MVA TOURISM PROMOTION Details
HB 21-004 Guerrero, JT MVA & OPA SALARY COMPENSATION ACT EXEMPTION Details
HB 21-005 Maratita, JU DISPOSITION OF GROSS REVENUE TAX AMDT re Prioritize Funding for CNMI Medicaid Agency & Fund unpaid balance for services rendered by CHCC Details
HB 21-006 Deleon Guerrero, LI PARKING LOT LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS To establish provisions to require new and existing business establishments to provide proper parking lot lighting Details
HB 21-007 Propst, EK The Live Streaming Video Act of 2019 (To Require) Details
HB 21-008 Deleon Guerrero, LI AMEND 6 CMC §102 DEFINITIONS TO INCLUDE "DISABILITY" AND OR "DISABILITIES" AS IT PERTAINS TO PL 19-80 Details
HB 21-009 Attao, BJT AMEND TITLE 1, DIV 7, CH 4, §7406 (4) "Restriction Upon Use of Government Vehicles" To include unmarked investigation vehicles used by the CNMI OPA under definition of law enforcement vehicles. Details
HB 21-010 Attao, BJT CHAMORRO-CAROLINIAN LANGUAGE POLICY COMMISSION AMENDMENT Details
HB 21-011 Deleon Guerrero, LI COMMONWEALTH CASINO COMMISSION AMENDMENT Details
HB 21-012 Guerrero, JT FUNDING LEVEL FOR LEGISLATIVE BRANCH To establablish funding leveal and provide the Legislature with control of the expenditure of funds appropriated for its operations. Details
HB 21-013 Sablan, JP AMEND CANNABIS ACT OF 2018 (PL 20-66) CODIFIED UNDER 4 CMC DIVISION 5 CHAPTER 21 OF THE COMMONWEALTH CODE Details
HB 21-014 Maratita, JU REAL ESTATE BROKER ACT OF 2019 Details
HB 21-015 Maratita, JU DISPOSITION OF GROSS REVENUE TAX AMDT To include Marianas Counseling Services and Drug Testing, LLC and the Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance (MINA) Details
HB 21-016 Maratita, JU GOVERNMENT SALARY CEILING AMENDMENT Details
HB 21-017 Benavent, RC PROHIBIT THE TAKING AND SELLING OF CERTAIN SIZES OF FISH SPECIES FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES. Details
HB 21-018 Guerrero, JT AMEND LITTER CONTROL ACT To prohibit the possession of glass containers on public beaches Details
HB 21-019 Guerrero, JT REPEALER & REENACTMENT OF 4 CMC §4263(a) [FILING, SERVICE, AND COPYING FEES] Registrar of Corporations To impose a higher fee structure Details
HB 21-020 Deleon Guerrero, LI DRIVER'S HANDBOOK REQUIREMENT IN LEASED VEHICLES To amend 9 CMC § 5815, to require lease vehicle businesses to provide a Driver’s Handbook in each vehicle leased;and for other purposes. Details
HB 21-021 Attao, BJT PROFESSIONAL SALARY CEILING CAP EXEMPTIONS To amend 1 CMC §8248(a) and (b) by expanding the salary ceiling exemption for certain professions; and for other purposes. Details
HB 21-022 Sablan, JP FACILITATE LEASING OF PUBLIC LANDS TO TAX ORGANIZATIONS AT RENTAL NOT BASED ON APPRAISED VALUE Details
HB 21-023 Castro, LJDLG COMMONWEALTH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT ACT OF 2019 Details
HB 21-024 Borja, ASN CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF NIGAS To restrict the harvesting, cutting, removing or mutilating of the nigas plant; establishing enforement and penalty provisions Details
HB 21-025 Guerrero, JT AUTHORIZE DPL TO ISSUE LICENSES AND USE PERMITS AND CHARGE FEES FOR US OF PUBLIC LANDS LOCATED WITHIN 150 FEET OF THE HIGH WATER MARK AMENDING 1 CMC SECTION 2806(e) OF THE COMMONWEALTH CODE Details
HB 21-026 Maratita, JU VEXATIOUS LITIGANTS ACT To require vexatious litigants to get the approval of a judge before they could file any lawsuits in the future; and for other purposes. Details
HB 21-027 Blanco, IA ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL [LICENSE] AMENDMENT To amend Title 4 Section 5523 and to renumber Section 5524 of the Commonwealth’s Alcoholic Beverage Control, to provide an exception to licensure requirements for alcoholic beverages produced for home or personal consumption; and for other purposes. Details
HB 21-028 Blanco, IA PROHIBIT THE SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SUNSCREEN CONTAINING 11 OXYBENZONE OR OCTINOXATE WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION FROM A LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROVIDED. Details
HB 21-029 Flores, JA POLITICAL STATUS COMMISSION ACT AMENDMENT [FINAL REPORT] To allow the Commission to submit its final report on November 30, 2020. Details
HB 21-030 Benavent, RC FAIR FISHING ACT AMENDMENT To authorize 1.5 inch net mesh to catch bigeye scad (atulai) during seasonal run Details
HB 21-031 Deleon Guerrero, LI INTERNET GAMING ACT OF 2019 To allow senatorial districts to establish and regulate iternet gaming Details
HB 21-032 Flores, JA VEHICLE CODE AMENDMENT (REGISTRATION & LICENSES) Amending 9 CMC 2101(d) requiring the moto vehicle liability insurance expiration to be consistent with the vehicle registration expiration Details
HB 21-033 Lizama, RT CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION CAMERA ACT To require business establishments to install CCTV Details
HB 21-034 Blanco, IA STATE & LOCAL FISCAL & REVENUE IMPACT STATEMENT Requie government agencies to prepare and submit fiscal and revenue impact statement Details
HB 21-035 Villagomez, ES MOBILE ELETRONIC DEVICE RESTRICTIONS IN VEHICLES SAFETY ACT Details
HB 21-036 Castro, LJDLG REQUIRE THREE LANGUAGE ON GOVERNMENT SIGNS CHAMORRO, CAROLINIAN, AND ENGLISH Details
HB 21-037 Borja, ASN AMENDMENT TO THE APPROPRIATION OF THE $15,000,000 SPECIAL CASINO GRT (CGRT) EARMARKED UNDER 4 CMC §2308 CURRENT: PL 20-61 Affecting the Second Senatorial District appropropriation under Section 2 (c) (2) Details
HB 21-038 Borja, ASN ONE-DAY NON-RESIDENT SPORT FISHING LICENSE FEE To establish Details
HB 21-039 Attao, BJT AMEND DPW RIGHT OF WAY (PL 20-52) To suspend enactment for 5 years Details
HB 21-040 Benavent, RC EXEMPT NORTHERN MARIANAS COLLEGE (NMC) FROM PAYMENT OF 1% OPA FEE Details
HB 21-041 Benavent, RC MANDATE THE DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DLNR) COLLECTION OF MANAGAHA FEE Details
HB 21-042 Benavent, RC ESTABLISH MARPI TOLL FEE Details
HB 21-043 Camacho, JC VILLAGE AND AGRICULTURAL HOMESTEADING PROGRAM AMENDMENT (2 CMC §43104(a)(5)) To provide for proper eligibility in availing the program Details
HB 21-044 Attao, BJT To pledge as security the interest income distributions from the Marianas Public Land Trust pursuant to Article XI, Section 6(d) of the Northern Mariana Islands Constitution and to authorize the Marianas Public Land Trust to withhold and to retain Net Annual Distributable Interest Income starting Fiscal Year 2020 and beyond as necessary, to create a credit facility to address bond obligations and retirement settlement fund payments. Details
HB 21-045 Attao, BJT PUBLIC LANDS POLICIES & PROCEDURES AMENDMENT Grant authority to DPL Secretary to negotiate public land leases Details
HB 21-046 Peter, MT ESTABLISH SPEED LIMIT IN SECONDARY ROADS 5 miles per hour Details
HB 21-047 Flores, JA ESTABLISH STREET LIGHT FUND Within the Department of Finance Details
HB 21-048 Camacho, JC ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ACT AMENDMENT Allow 18yr to Mix & Serve in Business Establishments-Primarily selling of Alcohol Beverages Details
HB 21-049 Lizama, RT LITTER CONTROL ACT AMENDMENT Require businesses establishments to properly place and secure litter receptacles Details
HB 21-050 Guerrero, JT COMMONWEALTH PROMPT PAYMENT ACT OF 2019 To establish provisions requiring the CNMI Gov't and Commonwealth gov't agencies to pay its contractual obligations in a timely manner. Details
HB 21-051 Guerrero, JT PROHIBIT MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES WHILE CROSSING ROAD; HIGHWAY; OR CROSSWALK To establish criminal provisions for pedestrians Details
HB 21-052 Deleon Guerrero, LI ALLOCATE 20% BEVERAGE CONTAINER TAX TO FUND CNMI MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND CULTURE To fund operations Details
HB 21-053 Manglona, DM EXCISE TAX AMENDMENT To suspend for one year excise tax collection for construction equipment & construction machinery for the First Senatorial District Details
HB 21-054 Yumul, RN AMEND WEAPONS CONTROL ACT [SHOOTING GALLERIES] & SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENT Increase shooting gallery licenses to 2 for each senatorial districts Details
HB 21-055 Peter, MT CNMI Hemp Farming Industry Act of 2019 To amend 1 CMC Division 2, Part 1, Chapter 13 Article 7 to allow for the Department of Lands and Natural Resources, Division of Agriculture to regulate hemp in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Details
HB 21-056 Yumul, RN To authorize the Governor, Chief Justice, Director of the Legislative Bureau, the Mayors and Municipal Councils reprogramming authority prior to the enactment of a comprehensive appropriations act for fiscal year 2020. Details
HB 21-057 Flores, JA CNMI MEDICAL REFERRAL MILEAGE PROGRAM To establish to defray airfare costs of the CNMI Medical Referral Program Details
HB 21-058 Sablan, CME OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC AUDITOR AMENDMENT To strengthen the independence and autonomy of the Office of the Public Auditor (“OPA”), and to enhance OPA’s capacity to deter, detect, investigate, and prosecute crimes involving public corruption and fraud, waste and abuse of public funds. Details
HB 21-059 Propst, EK ANIMAL PROTECTION ACT To prohibit cruelty and theft of animals; to provide penalties of such acts; and for other purposes Details
HB 21-060 Castro, LJ DLG CNMI CULTURAL MASTERS AWARD (To establish) Details
HB 21-061 Guerrero, JT INCLUDE THE ALCOHOL BEVERAGE AND TOBACCO CONTROL DIVISION (ABTC) ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND THE COMMONWEALTH CASINO COMMISSION - UNDER DEFINITIONS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT [AMEND 6 CMC 10101(y)] Details
HB 21-062 Yumul, RN GROSS REVENUE TAX AMENDMENT To restrict the deduction of unpaid gambling obligations from gross revenue [Adding new §1310 under 4CMC DIV 1 CH 3] Details
HB 21-063 Attao, BJT BOND AMENDMENT ACT OF 2019 To provide clarification and flexibility for the issuance of bonds to meet changing market and legal conditions; To provide greater flexibility for future refunding of bonds issued by the CDA Details
HB 21-064 Blanco, IA FY 2020 APPROPRIATIONS ACT Details
HB 21-065 Blanco, IA TAX AMNESTY To provide relief to CNMI taxpayers affected by disasters by allowing relief from penalites and interest on unpaid taxes; and for other purposes. Details
HB 21-066 Camacho, JC CNMI LAW REVISION COMMISSION REVOLVING FUND AMENDMENT To amend 1 CMC § 3809(c) to allow the Commonwealth Law Revision Commission to use its revolving fund for personnel costs for good cause and with the approval of the expenditure authority and concurrence of two thirds of the commission. Details
HB 21-067 Maratita, JU CNMI RESORT FEE To establish Details
HB 21-068 Blanco, IA TO ALLOW SENATORIAL DISTRICTS TO ENACT LAWS AND REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN ITS OWN DISTRICT THE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS OR CIDs Details
HB 21-069 Guerrero, JT AUTHORIZE BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO REGULATE CHAUFFEUR LICENCES [Amending 9 CMC § 2401] Details
HB 21-070 Blanco, IA TOUR COMPANY VEHICLE REGISTATION GUIDE Re: Secretary of Commerce empower to promulgate regulations for registration and permitting fees for tour operator vehicles [Amending 4 CMC 51420 (b)] Details
HB 21-071 Attao, BJT Authorizing $15M loan between the CNMI Govt and Marianas Public Land Trust (MPLT)-AMENDMENT [source: PL 21-3] Details
HB 21-072 Benavente, RC MARPI PUBLIC PARK (TO ESTABLISH) To mandate the Deparment of Public Lands to transfer certain public properties to the Department of Lands and Natural Resources for purposes of establishing a Marpi Public Park to protect these landmarks and regulate their use. Details
HB 21-073 Itibus, JI ESTABLISH-COMMONWEALTH HEALTHCARE CORPORATION - PUBLIC CORPORATION [Repealer & Reenactment] Details
HB 21-074 Propst, EK PUBLIC OFFICIAL DISCLOSURE ACT OF 2019 To repealer and re-enactment of statutes relating to public officials’ financial disclosures Details
HB 21-075 Castro, LJ DLG CREDIT & DEBIT CARDS PAYMENTS To require businesses to offer credit or debit card transactions, along with cash as a method of transacting business. Cited as: The NMI Consumer Purchasing Options Act of 2019. Details
HB 21-076 Attao, BJT DISPOSITION OF REVENUES [4 CMC § 2307]; DISPOSITION OF GROSS REVENUE TAX [4 CMC § 2308] AMENDMENT [Repealer & Reenactment] To designate the casino annual license fee to supplement the payment of the 25 percent of all the retirees’ pensions and to identify recipients of the funds generated from the Gross Revenue Tax Details
HB 21-077 Yumul, RN COMMONWEALTH CASINO COMMISSION - STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS AMENDMENT To provide for adequate regulation of the casino industry [Title 4, Economic Resources, Division 2, Tourism, Chapter 3, Gaming, Article 2, Casino Controls, Section 2314, entitled Powers and Duties of the Commission] Details
HB 21-078 Blanco, IA $15,502,570 CASINO LICENSE FEE APPROPRIATION Details
HB 21-079 Maratita, JU NMI LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT OF 2019 To establish Details
HB 21-080 Maratita, JU TYPHOON RECOVERY TAX CREDIT Details
HB 21-081 Lizama, RT LOWER INTEREST RATE OF CIVIL MONEY JUDGMENTS To amend 7 CMC §4101. Money Judgements. Details
HB 21-082 Peter, MT VETERANS DISCOUNT (To establish) Details
HB 21-083 Camacho, JC SMALL BUSINESS GROSS REVENUE TAX EXEMPTION [To provide an exemption from the gross revenue tax for new small business developments; and for other purposes.] Details