Governor Torres signs bills appropriating funds for infrastructure improvements, SHEFA, and community organizations on Saipan

On Tuesday, Governor Ralph DLG. Torres signed the following bills into law:

House Local Bill 22-9, which appropriates $2,145.73 allotted under Saipan Local Law 17-18 for the installation of two speed bumps on Adobu Drive in Koblerville and $3,253.65 allotted under Saipan Local Law 19-05 for the installation of street lights within the vicinity of the Koblerville Basketball Facilities and the Koblerville Youth Center. This bill becomes Saipan Local Law 22-04.

House Local Bill 22-12, D1, which appropriates $560,000 from revenue collected for the Third Senatorial District pursuant to Public Law 20-59.

The appropriation is broken down as follows:

·      $100,000 to the Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance (SHEFA) scholarship program

·      $150,000 for the operations of the Saipan and Northern Islands Legislative Delegation

·      $50,000 to the Saipan Cares for Animals for the relocation of their facility and operational costs

·      $30,000 for the payment of plans for a new fire station on the north side of Saipan

·      $50,000 for the Mayor of Saipan for operations and costs associated with their Liberation Day festivities

·      $15,000 for the Saipan Little League

·      $15,000 for the Marianas Racing Association

·      $20,000 for the Office of the Board of Parole

·      $15,000 for the Northern Mariana Islands Museum of History and Culture for its operations

·      $25,000 for the Haggan/Woong United for Recovery

·      $25,000 for the Northern Marianas Protection and Advocacy Systems, Inc.

·      $10,000 for the Saipan Fishermen’s Association

·      $20,000 for the Commonwealth Women’s Association

·      $35,000 for Micronesian Legal Services Corporation

This bill becomes Saipan Local Law 22-5.

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