Bills

34th Guam Legislature

The following links to Bills sponsored or co-sponsored by Sen. San Agustin are provided by the 34th Guam Legislature.

For more information on a bill below, contact our office at (671) 989-5445 or email senatorjoessanagustin@gmail.com.

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  • Bill No. 373-34 (COR) - An act to grant administrative jurisdiction of Lot 7054-1 in the municipality of Yigo to the Yigo Mayor's Office for its new office, and to authorize naming the existing office the Manual A. Calvo Yigo Research and Resource Center.
  • Bill No. 367-34 (COR) - An act relative to Cigarette Tax Stamps and to require the Dept. of Revenue and Taxation to issue a request for proposal for the enforcement of taxes on alcoholic beverages, tobacco and other products as identified by the Director of Rev and Tax on behalf of the government of Guam.
  • Bill No. 363-34 (COR) - An act to grant and approve the Qualifying Certificate negotiated by Core Tech Captive Insurance Corp. and the Guam Economic Development Authority Qualifying Certificate No. 255, GEDA Document No. 18-0293 to rebate income taxes.
  • Bill No. 361-34 (COR) - An act to relative to allowing landowners of the strip of land east of Route 1 in Yigo from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church to Tract 9210 to voluntarily rezone their lots to Commercial Zone (C).
  • Bill No. 358-34 (COR) - An act relative to exempting all contracts awarded prior to Oct. 1, 2018 from the increase in the Business Privilege Tax.
  • Bill No. 352-34 (COR) - An act relative to removing the 3 appointees of I Maga'låhi Guåhan from the Guam Education Board, increasing the board term from 2 to 4 years and making non voting members voting members.
  • Bill No. 351-34 (COR) - An act relative to amending the existing rules and regulations of the Guam Commission for Educator Certification.
  • Bill No. 350-34 (COR) - An act relative to approving an amendment to an existing license agreement with the Chamorro Land Trust Commission and to provide an annual continuing appropriation from the Recycling Revolving Fund to provide payment for a prior year obligation resulting from a 2001 license agreement executed by CLTC for 25,000 metric tons of metallic waste removal from the island of Guam.
  • Bill No. 336-34 (COR) - An act to correct the property boundary of University of Guam Lot No. 2517-17 to ensure that all university owned structres are located within the boundaries of UOG Lot No. 2517-17.
  • Bill No. 333-34 (LS) - An act relative to establishing the Guam Guardian Travel Enhancement Program which mandates a fee of $50 per inbound passenger to Guam for the destination and $20 through connecting flights, for the purpose of providing mandatory travel and emergency evacuation insurance and assistance, establishing Guam as a safe destination for visitors, and providing funding for the continued sustainability and reinvestment into Guam's infrastructure and community.
  • Bill No. 332-34 (COR) - An act relative to naming and dedicating Sinajana/Central Precinct as the "Lieutenant Concepcion 'Connie' Balajadia Duenas Police Station."
  • Bill No. 321-34 (COR) - An act relative to extending the 1% Business Privilege Tax increase past Sept. 30, 2018, and to dedicate the revenue collected from it to Guam Memorial Hospital Authority and Guam Dept. of Education.
  • Bill No. 318-34 (COR) - An act to amend §§ 7307(a), 7309, 7313, 7319 OF CHAPTER 7, ARTICLE 3, TITLE 3 and to repeal § 7313 (a)(b)(c) OF CHAPTER 7, ARTICLE 3, TITLE 3 of the Guam Administration Rules of Regulation.
  • Bill No. 317-34 (COR) - An act to repeal and reenact and to add a new (m), (n), (o), (p), (q), (r) to SECTION 30109 OF TITLE 5 of the Guam Code Annotated relative to the powers and duties of the Attorney General of Guam.
  • Bill No. 316-34 (COR) - An act to add a new Article 3 to Title 5 Chapter 30 Guam Code Annotated relative to copyrights and publication rights.
  • Bill No. 287-34 (COR) - An act to specify forms of identification accepted for the Real ID license, to require surrender of foreign license at the end of 30 days, to provide for off-island renewal of licenses.
  • Bill No. 281-34 (COR) - An act relative to requiring the electronic filing of Business Privilege Taxes effective December 2018.
  • Bill No. 269-34 (COR) - An act to rezone LOT NO. 3 TRACT 1942, in the municipality of Mangilao from single-family dwelling (R1) to multiple-family dwelling (R2).
  • Bill No. 250-34 (LS) - An act relative to developing a local skilled workforce on Guam by increasing registration fees of non-immigrant temporary workers.
  • Bill No. 248-34 (LS) - An act relative to imposing a general sales tax in Guam, and to dedicating the revenue to be collected from the expanded revenue stream to the Guam Memorial Hospital for its operations and modernizations, the Dept. of Education to fund its capital needs, and the General Fund of the government of Guam to address the tax base erosion resulting from the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
  • Bill No. 241-34 (COR) - An act relative to clarifying the guest educator provision of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.
  • Bill No. 239-34 (COR) - An act to direct funds received from the lease between the government of Guam and Pacific Underwater Observatory be deposited in the Piti Municipal Planning Council Revolving Fund.
  • Bill No. 235-34 (COR) - An Act to approve the settlement between the government of Guam and Jon Fernandez in the matter of Jon Fernandez v. Guam Education Board et al. District Court Civil Case No. CV-16-00080, in accordance with 1 GCA § 1820.
  • Bill No. 234-34 (LS) - An act relative to providing automatic voter registration for Guam residents.
  • Bill No. 232-34 (LS) - An act relative to prohibiting abortion of unborn children capable of feeling pain, attending physician abortion reporting requirements.
  • Bill No. 231-34 (LS) - An act relative to appropriating $3.5 million dollars from the Guam Highway Fund to the Dept. of Public Works for village road repairs.
  • Bill No. 229-34 (COR) - An act to mandate creation of the Regional Center on Public Policy under the purview and administration of the University of Guam, which is tasked to assist all branches of the government of Guam with policy review and studies to improve governance, leadership and public policy for the people and institutions of Guam and the Asia-Pacific region. Will also be tasked to conduct a comprehensive study on government procurement.
  • Bill No. 228-34 (COR) - An act relative to approving an amendment to an existing license agreement with the Chamorro Land Trust Commission, and to provide an annual continuing appropriation from the Recycling Revolving Fund to provide payment for a prior year obligation from a 2001 license agreement executed by CLTC for 25k metric tons of metallic waste removal.
  • Bill No. 212-34 (COR) - An act relative to gradually correcting the wage steps of senior employees whose number of years of service was negatively affected by the implementation of the new Competitive Wage Act.
  • Bill No. 210-34 (COR) - An act to adopt the rules and regulations attached as exhibit "A" hereto entitled "The Rules and Regulations Governing the Joaquin KC Concepcion II Compassionate Cannabis Use Act of 2013" and amend existing law relative to allowing medical use of cannabis by non-residents.
  • Bill No. 208-34 (COR) - An act relative to enacting the transportation/taxicab network company services act and providing for administration of the act by the Dept. of Revenue and Taxation.
  • Bill No. 207-34 (COR) - An act to reorganize and reclassify the eligibility specialists and eligibility specialist supervisor personnel as welfare program specialists and provide for the coinciding pay grade within the Division of Public Welfare's Bureau of Economic Security, Dept. of Public Health and Social Services, and to appropriate the sum of $122,761 for the variance in funding required for affected positions and filling of vacancies.
  • Bill No. 204-34 (COR) - An act to relative to designating the Guam Dept. of Education as the procuring entity for purposes of any solicitation respecting the construction and/or renovation of Simon Sanchez High School under a long term lease back.
  • Bill No. 197-34 (COR) - An act relative to establishing the Division of Health Professional Licensing Office within the Dept. of Public Health and Social Services, authoring operational funding for the HPLO from the Health Professional Licensing Office Revolving Fund, and proving procurement authorization to Public Health on behalf of the new HPLO.
  • Bill No. 196-34 (COR) - An act relative to halting recalcitrant judgement debtors from avoiding to pay their Guam Court judgments.
  • Bill No. 191-34 (LS) - An act relative to Charter Schools, i.e. allowing applicants and existing charter schools to file more than 1 petition; to eliminate the limitation on converting public schools to charter schools; to increase the membership of the Guam Academy Charter Schools Council to include the president of Guam Community College; to have the Dept. of Education provide technical support to the executive director and the charter school council; to have the charter school council submit its budget directly to the legislature.
  • Bill No. 190-34 (LS) - An act relative to the composition and terms of office for board members, number of appointed and elected and nonvoting members of the Dept. of Education board members.
  • Bill No. 186-34 (COR) - An act to appropriate up to one million dollars from funds received above adopted revenues from income taxes in the General Appropriations Act of 2018 to the Dept. of Public Health and Social Services to fund employment and training programs administered by the Division of Public Welfare for TANF and SNAP participants.
  • Bill No. 185-34 (COR) - An act to appropriate up to $2.6 million dollars from funds received above adopted revenues from income taxes in the General Appropriations Act of 2018 to the Dept. of Corrections for expenses incurred by Guam Memorial Hospital and Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center for inmate and detainee care.
  • Bill No. 184-34 (COR) - An act to appropriate up to $3.4 million dollars from funds received above adopted revenues from income taxes in the General Appropriations Act of 2018 to the Guam Visitors Bureau for marketing efforts to sustain visitor arrivals.
  • Bill No. 183-34 (COR) - An act to appropriate up to one million dollars from funds received above adopted revenues from income taxes in the General Appropriations Act of 2018 to the Guam Police Department to fund increased public safety efforts and stipends of police reservists.
  • Bill No. 179-34 (COR) - An act relative to creation of the Guam Qualified Domestic Plan Trust Act to regulate the establishment of qualified pension, profit sharing and stock bonus plans by domestic corporations.
  • Bill No. 176-34 (COR) - An act relative to providing an exemption to spouses of active duty military personnel who are residents of Guam from any penalties upon renewing their Guam driver's license upon returning to Guam from military orders.
  • Bill No. 174-34 (COR) - An act relative to authorizing the Dept. of Administration to assess a 2% account management fee upon all special funds established separate and apart from the General Fund.
  • Bill No. 173-34 (COR) - An act relative to increasing the tax rebate threshold for the Educator's Qualifying Certificate Program, in recognition that many educators use their personal funds for school supplies and materials.
  • Bill No. 167-34 (LS) - An act relative to directing the Guam Visitors Bureau to develop and publish an RFI to develop Guam as a homeport for the cruise ship industry.
  • Bill No. 165-34 (LS) - An act relative to the inclusion of the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Unit under Category 2 Peace Officers and the modification or adoption of the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission's Physical Fitness Qualification Test.
  • Bill No. 164-34 (LS) - An act relative to protection against discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identification and gender expression.
  • Bill No. 163-34 (LS) - An act to modify requirements to become a candidate for office and to make Election Day a government of Guam holiday. The act would require candidates to clear District Court and Rev and Tax, prohibit unclassified and temporary employees of GovGuam from being eligible to be candidates and increase the village residency requirements for mayor and vice-mayor candidates.
  • Bill No. 161-34 (COR) - An act to transfer Lot 5173, known as the Tamuning Multi-purpose Field, and a portion of Lot 5173-New-3 from the Chamorro Land Trust inventory to the jurisdiction and responsibility of the Tamuning Mayor's Office.
  • Bill No. 160-34 (COR) - An act relative to converting the 180 instructional days required each school year by Guam DOE to 1,260 instructional hours.
  • Bill No. 159-34 (COR) - An act relative to extending the duty to send children to school from the age of 16 years to the age of 18 years.
  • Bill No. 157-34 (COR) - An act to repeal and reenact Article 2 of Chapter 10, Title 12, Guam Code Annotated, relative to authorizing the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commerical Port to issue revenue bonds and other indebtedness for the purporse of financing or refinancing improvements and/or working capital to the Port and other related facilities and operations of the Port.
  • Bill No. 155-34 (LS) - An act relative to prohibiting the use of drones and unmanned robots within the airspace or 1,000ft. of certain government facilities and providing penalties for the same.
  • Bill No. 150-34 (COR) - An act to establish a new property tax rate for developers who meet certain criteria relative to spurring affordable housing growth on Guam.
  • Bill No. 149-34 (COR) - An act to expand the Castle Doctrine to add Stand Your Ground justification for acts of self defense.
  • Bill No. 130-34 (COR) - An act relative to establishment of a military limited volunteer nursing license for nurses licensed with the Guam-based military credentialing office to enable them to volunteer in the civilian community.
  • Bill No. 129-34 (COR) - An act relative to the establishment of a military limited volunteer medical license for allied health practitioners licensed with the Guam-based military credentialing office to enable them to volunteer in the civilian community.
  • Bill No. 128-34 (COR) - An act relative to the establishment of a military limited volunteer dental license for dentists licensed with the Guam-based military credentialing office to enable them to volunteer in the civilian community.
  • Bill No. 127-34 (COR) - An act relative to the establishment of a military limited volunteer medical license for physicians licensed with the Guam-based military credentialing office to enable them to volunteer in the civilian community.
  • Bill No. 126-34 (COR) - An act relative to the establishment of an "assistant physician" license for medical school graduates that have successfully completed the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 or the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination Level 1, the USMLE Step 2 or COMPLEX Level 2 Examds, have not completed an approved postgraduate residency and are proficient in the English language.
  • Bill No. 125-34 (COR) - An act to establish a visiting physician temporary permit.
  • Bill No. 124-34 (COR) - An act for purposes of adopting the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Pursuant to Law.
  • Bill No. 123-34 (COR) - An act to extend "non-commercial driver's license reciprocity" to residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands who are US citizens, issued by his/her home island.
  • Bill No. 114-34 (COR) - An act mandating the promulgation of a fee schedule for serviced provided in alignment with Medicare rates as adopted by the Guam Community Health Centers Inc. Board of Directors.
  • Bill No. 112-34 (COR) - An amendment relative to eligibility and qualifications for a manicurist license, guest educators, prohibited products and practices and prohibited instruments.
  • Bill No. 110-34 (COR) - An act relative to inverse condemnations.
  • Bill No. 103-34 (COR) - Bill Passed - An act to amend Public Law 33-185 Chapter Xi, Section 11 relative to expeditiously producing special recognition veterans license plates.
  • Bill No. 99-34 (LS) - An act to add to prevent double levy of Business Privilege Tax on professional services.
  • Bill No. 98-34 (LS) - An act to authorize The Chamorro Land Trust Commission to amend an existing License Agreement; to establish CLTC credit in lieu of cash payment in accordance with License Agreement; and to provide that the CLTC credits established herein are assignable to a third party or parties.
  • Bill No. 97-34 (LS) - An act to amend Sections 1. and 2 of Public Law No. 367-33 relative to an additional option for egress sizing in the International Fire Code and the International Building Code, and to add a new Sections 202 And 308.6 to the International Fire Code adopted on Guam.
  • Bill No. 96-34 (LS) - To appropriate $150,000 from the Fiscal 2017 budget of I Lihestaturan Guåhan to the Department Of Administration for the implementation of the Hunterspeak Non-profit Organization establishment of the Guam Autism Center.
  • Bill No. 87-34 (COR) - Bill Passed - An act to transfer $430,000 from the Capitol District Fund to the Guam Department of Education to fund immediate repairs needed for Simon Sanchez High School for the next two school years while a new educational facility is constructed.
  • Bill No. 86-34 (COR) - Marine Conservation Act of 2017.
  • Bill No. 84-34 (COR) - An act relative to the recommendation and nomination of the Veterans Affairs Officer by the Guam Veterans Commission to I Maga'lahen Guåhan.
  • Bill No. 70-34 (COR) - An act to convert Simon A. Sanchez High School to a charter school and providing for construction of a new campus at its present location and to maintain the namesake of such.
  • Bill No. 69-34 (COR) - Bill Passed - An act to require the Department Of Public Health and Social Services to issue conditional permits and the Department Of Revenue And Taxation to collect fees and issue business licenses for the commercial cultivation, manufacturing, laboratory testing, and dispensary activities for medicinal cannabis, to further implement the "Joaquin (KC) Conception, II Compassionate Cannabis Use Act Of 2013".
  • Bill No. 62-34 (COR) - An act to transfer lot Naval Air Station Agana 19 to the jurisdiction and responsibility of the mayor of Barrigada for recreational facilities.
  • Bill No. 57-34 (COR) - An act to grant the EMS Commission the authority to expand the scope of emergency medical services and implement a Community Paramedicine Outreach Program.
  • Bill No. 55-34 (COR) - An act to establish the Correctional Medical And Dental Outpatient Clinic, and the Correctional Behavioral Health Clinic, mandating GMHA to operate a Correctional Medical Health Clinic, and mandating the Guam Behavioral Health And Wellness Center to operate a Correctional Behavioral Health Clinic.
  • Bill No. 45-34 (COR) - Bill Passed - Election Reform Act Of 2017
  • Bill No. 44-34 (COR) - An act to authorize the transfer of the title of ownership of 2 acres of land, Lot No. M13 7054-1, located in the municipality of Yigo from the Chamorro Land Trust Commission to Guam Police Department.
  • Bill No. 43-34 (COR) - An act relative to authorizing the Guam Veterans Affairs Office to outsource the maintenance and upkeep of the Guam Veterans Cemetery.
  • Bill No. 42-34 (COR) - An act to establish the Guam Able Savings Program, providing tax exempt bank accounts for persons with disabilities and exempting them from execution.
  • Bill No. 39-34 (LS) - An act to rezone lot nos. 5242-1-3 municipality of Dededo, from Agricultural Zone (A) to School Zone (S-1).
  • Bill No. 33-34 (COR) - An act to increase the Guam Police Department Civilian Volunteer Police Reserve monthly allowance from $250 to $500, to include the Guam Police Department Civilian Assisted Policing Efforts (CAPE) Volunteers as Peace Officers, and to ensure when a shortage of Guam police officers arises that the Civilian Volunteer Police Reserve may be temporary employed as defined in this section.
  • Bill No. 32-34 (COR) - An act relative to the tuition and fees benefit for merit award recipients under the Student Financial Assistance Program For Higher Education.
  • Bill No. 31-34 (COR) - An act to establish a permanent One Stop Business License And Permitting Center operated by the Guam Economic Development Authority and to incorporate a three working day maximum waiting period on all new business license and permitting applications.
  • Bill No. 30-34 (COR) - Bill Passed - An act to repeal and reenact Section § 1103 Of Chapter 1, Division 1, of Title 10, Guam Code Annotated, relative to the Medical Referral Assistance Office.
  • Bill No. 19-34 (COR) - An act to place a $100 Million cap on the renovation or reconstruction of Simon Sanchez High School Authorized by Public Law 32-120, defining best value as the lowest cost option to the government of Guam, and prohibiting the use of Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Contracts.
  • Bill No. 17-34 (COR) Bill Passed - An act to establish guidelines for Animal Assisted Interventions.