Public Laws

34th Guam Legislature

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  • Public Law 34-129 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 12322(e) TO ARTICLE 3 OF PART 1, CHAPTER 12, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A MILITARY LIMITED VOLUNTEER NURSING LICENSE FOR NURSES (RN, APRN, LPN) LICENSED WITH THE GUAMBASED MILITARY CREDENTIALING OFFICE TO ENABLE THEM TO VOLUNTEER IN THE CIVILIAN COMMUNITY. (Bill No. 130-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / Fernando B. Esteves / Tommy A. Morrison / FRANK B. AGUON, JR. / William M. Castro / Telena C. Nelson / Louise B. Muña | SIGNED INTO LAW: 10/17/18)
  • Public Law 34-128 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 12805(j) TO ARTICLE 8 OF PART 1, CHAPTER 12, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, 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. 129-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / Fernando B. Esteves / Tommy A. Morrison / FRANK B. AGUON, JR. / William M. Castro / Telena C. Nelson / Louise B. Muña | SIGNED INTO LAW: 10/17/18)
  • Public Law 34-127 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 12420 TO CHAPTER 12 OF PART 1, ARTICLE 4, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, 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. 128-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / Fernando B. Esteves / Tommy A. Morrison / FRANK B. AGUON, JR. / William M. Castro / Telena C. Nelson / Louise B. Muña| SIGNED INTO LAW: 10/17/18)
  • Public Law 34-126 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 12207(g) TO ARTICLE 2 OF PART 1, CHAPTER 12, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, 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. 127-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / Fernando B. Esteves / Tommy A. Morrison / FRANK B. AGUON, JR. / William M. Castro / Telena C. Nelson / Louise B. Muña | SIGNED INTO LAW: 10/17/18)
  • Public Law 34-105 - AN ACT TO AMEND § 715(l)(13) OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 1, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO CONVERTING THE ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY (180) INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS REQUIRED EACH SCHOOL YEAR BY THE GUAM DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO NINE HUNDRED (900) INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER YEAR FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED SIXTY (1,260) INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS PER YEAR FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS. (Bill No. 160-34 (COR), Joe S. San Agustin William M. Castro / Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. | SIGNED INTO LAW: 5/5/18)
  • Public Law 34-104 - AN ACT TO AMEND § 6102 OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 6, TITLE 17, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO RAISING THE AGE FROM SIXTEEN (16) TO EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OLD IN REFERENCE TO THE DUTY TO SEND CHILDREN TO SCHOOL. (Bill No. 159-34 (COR), Joe S. San Agustin William M. Castro / Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. | SIGNED INTO LAW: 5/5/18)
  • Public Law 34-101 - AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 58D103(l), 58D105, 58D109, AND 58D112; AND TO REPEAL § 58D103(m)(2), ALL OF CHAPTER 58D, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO DESIGNATING THE GUAM DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (GDOE) AS THE PROCURING ENTITY FOR PURPOSES OF ANY SOLICITATION WITH RESPECT TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND/OR RENOVATION OF SIMON SANCHEZ HIGH SCHOOL UNDER A LONG-TERM LEASE-BACK, AMENDING DEFINITIONS WITH RESPECT TO RESPONSIVENESS, AND AUTHORIZING GDOE TO SOLICIT FOR ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING SERVICES, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES, FINANCING SEVICES, RENOVATION AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, COLLATERAL EQUIPMENT, AND RELATED SERVICES. (Bill No. 204-34 (COR), FRANK B. AGUON, JR. / Joe S. San Agustin | LAPSED INTO LAW: 5/16/18)
  • Public Law 34-98 - AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 7119(a), 7119(c), AND 7120; AND ADD NEW §§ 7119(d) AND 7119(e), ALL OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 22, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO DEVELOPING A LOCAL SKILLED WORKFORCE ON GUAM BY INCREASING THE REGISTRATION FEES OF NON-IMMIGRANT TEMPORARY WORKERS. (Bill No. 259-34 (LS), Régine Biscoe Lee / Thomas C. Ada / Therese M. Terlaje / Joe S. San Agustin / B. J.F. Cruz / Telena C. Nelson / William M. Castro / Fernando B. Esteves / Tommy A. Morrison / Louise B. Muña / Mary Camacho Torres | SIGNED INTO LAW: 5/15/18)
  • Public Law 34-96 - AN ACT TO AN ACT TO AMEND § 18120.1(b) OF CHAPTER 18, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO CLARIFYING GUEST EDUCATOR QUALIFICATIONS PURSUANT TO THE BARBERING AND COSMETOLOGY ACT OF 2000. (Bill No. 241-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin | SIGNED INTO LAW: 5/14/18)
  • Public Law 34-91 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW CHAPTER 28 TO TITLE 16, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ENACTING THE "TRANSPORTATION/TAXICAB NETWORK COMPANY (TTNC) SERVICES ACT," AND PROVIDING FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ACT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION.(Bill No. 208-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin | SIGNED INTO LAW: 5/14/18)
  • Public Law 34-89 - AN ACT TO RESCIND ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION OF LOT NO. 5173-NEW-2-R2, KNOWN AS THE TAMUNING MULTI-PURPOSE FIELD, GRANTED TO THE CHAMORRO LAND TRUST COMMISSION, AND TO VEST THE OFFICE OF THE TAMUNING-TUMON-HARMON MAYOR WITH ADMINISTRATIVE JURISIDICTION OF THE SAME. (Bill No. 161-34 (COR), Joe S. San Agustin / Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / William M. Castro | SIGNED INTO LAW: 5/14/18)
  • Public Law 34-88 - AN ACT TO TRANSFER ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION OF LOT NAVAL AIR STATION AGAÑA 19 TO THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR OF BARRIGADA FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING NEEDED RECREATIONAL FACILITIES. (Bill No. 62-34 (COR), Joe S. San Agustin / Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / William M. Castro | LAPSED INTO LAW: 5/16/18)
  • Public Law 34-87 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 26, TITLE 11, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, 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 AUTHORITY (GMHA) FOR ITS OPERATIONS AND MODERNIZATION, THE DEPARTMENT 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; TO AMEND § 26110(a) OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 26 TITLE 11, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED; TO ADD A NEW CHAPTER 1A TO TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED; TO REPEAL § 4207 OF ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 4, TITLE 4, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION AND ESTABLISHING THE TOP PRIORITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 1 AND 2 OF CHAPTER VI, AND SECTION 1(a)(1) OF CHAPTER V, ALL OF PUBLIC LAW 34-42, RELATIVE TO REDUCING THE FY 2018 GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS TO THE GUAM LEGISLATURE, THE OFFICE OF FINANCE AND BUDGET, AND THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR; TO AMEND § 26202 OF ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 26, TITLE 11, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO TEMPORARILY INCREASING THE BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX FROM FOUR PERCENT (4%) TO FIVE PERCENT (5%); AND TO CREATING A GMHA STABILIZATION FUND. (Bill No. 248-34 (LS), Joe S. San Agustin | SIGNED INTO LAW: 3/16/18)
  • Public Law 34-84 - AN ACT TO APPROVE THE SETTLEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE MATTER OF JON FERNANDEZ V. GUAM EDUCATION BOARD et al., DISTRICT COURT OF GUAM CIVIL CASE NO. CV‐16‐00080, IN ACCORDANCE WITH 1 GCA § 1820. (Bill No. 235-34 (COR), Joe S. San Agustin | SIGNED INTO LAW: 3/2/18)
  • Public Law 34-80 - AN ACT TO ADOPT THE RULES AND REGULATIONS ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT A HERETO, ENTITLED: "RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE JOAQUIN (KC) CONCEPCION II COMPASSIONATE CANNABIS USE ACT OF 2013"; AND TO AMEND SUBSECTIONS (a), (g), (h), (o), (t), AND (aa) OF § 122503, AND SUBSECTION (4) OF § 122510, ALL OF ARTICLE 25, PART 2, CHAPTER 12, DIVISION 1, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ALLOWING MEDICAL USE OF CANNABIS BY NON-RESIDENTS AND AMENDING CERTAIN DEFINITIONS CONTAINED IN THE MEDICAL CANNABIS LAW.(Bill No. 210-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin | Passed: 1/26/18 - Signed into Law: 2/9/18)
  • Public Law 34-77 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 23 OF TITLE 7, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING PROTECTIONS AGAINST RECALCITRANT JUDGMENT DEBTORS WHO REFUSE TO SATISFY THE GUAM COURT JUDGMENTS AGAINST THEM. (Bill No. 196-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin | Passed: 1/26/18 - Signed into Law: 2/9/18)
  • Public Law 34-75 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 9, TITLE 12, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO DIRECTING THE GUAM VISITORS BUREAU TO DEVELOP AND PUBLISH A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION RELATIVE TO DEVELOPING A CRUISE SHIP INDUSTRY ON GUAM. (Bill No. 167-34 (LS), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / B. J.F. Cruz / Régine Biscoe Lee / William M. Castro | Passed: 1/26/18 - Signed into Law: 2/9/18)
  • Public Law 34-73 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 2A TO CHAPTER 12, PART 1, OF TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVEFOR PURPOSES TOF ADOPTING THE “INTERSTATE MEDICAL LICENSURE COMPACT” PURSUANT TO LAW. (Bill No. 124-34 (COR), Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / Fernando B. Esteves / Tommy A. Morrison / FRANK B. AGUON, JR. / William M. Castro / Telena C. Nelson | Passed: 1/26/18 - Signed into Law: 2/9/18)
  • Public Law 34-72 - AN ACT TO ADD NEW §§ 63101(cc), 63117.1, 63117.2, AND 63117.3 TO ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 63, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMMUNITY-BASED FISHERIES MANAGEMENT STRATEGY; TO BE KNOWN AND CITED AS THE "MARINE CONSERVATION ACT OF 2018."(Bill No. 86-34 (COR), William M. Castro / Joe S. San Agustin / Louise Borja Muña / Tommy A. Morrison | Passed: 1/26/18 - Signed into Law: 2/9/18)
  • Public Law 34-70 - AN ACT TO REPEAL AND REENACT ARTICLE 2 OF CHAPTER 10, TITLE 12, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE JOSE D. LEON GUERRERO COMMERCIAL PORT TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS AND OTHER INDEBTEDNESS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING OR REFINANCING IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR WORKING CAPITAL RELATING TO THE JOSE D. LEON GUERRERO COMMERCIAL PORT AND OTHER RELATED FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS OF THE JOSE D. LEON GUERRERO COMMERCIAL PORT; AND APPROVING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE ISSUANCE OF ONE OR MORE SERIES OF SUCH BONDS PURSUANT TO SUCH ARTICLE FOR SUCH PURPOSES. (Bill No. 157-34 (COR), FRANK B. AGUON, JR. / Joe S. San Agustin / James V. Espaldon / William M. Castro | Passed: 12/5/17 - Signed into Law: 12/7/17)
  • Public Law 34-49 - AN ACT TO ADD NEW §§ 3103(b)(4) AND 3115, AND AMEND § 3105, ALL OF CHAPTER 3, TITLE 27, GUAM ADMINISTRATIVE RULES AND REGULATIONS, RELATIVE TO THE INCLUSION OF THE AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING UNIT UNDER CATEGORY 2 PEACE OFFICERS; AND THE MODIFICATION OR ADOPTION OF THE PEACE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING (POST) COMMISSION’S PHYSICAL FITNESS QUALIFICATION TEST (PFQT).
  • Public Law 34-48 - AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 121801 (DEFINITIONS), 121802 (QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE), 121803 (EXCEPTIONS TO LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS), AND 121804 (SCOPE OF PRACTICE); AND TO ADD A NEW § 121805 (LICENSURE RENEWAL), ALL OF ARTICLE 18, CHAPTER 12, PART 2, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO SPEECH‐LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY. (Bill No. 113-34 (COR), Sponsor: Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr / Joe S. San Agustin | Passed: 9/30/17 - Signed into Law: 10/13/17)
  • Public Law 34-47 - AN ACT TO AMEND § 18117(a)(2)(A); AND TO ADD A NEW § 18120.1; AND TO AMEND § 18123(a); AND TO ADD A NEW § 18128.6(c), ALL OF CHAPTER 18, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO AMENDING THE BARBERING AND COSMETOLOGY ACT. (Bill No. 112-34 (COR), Sponsor: Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr / Joe S. San Agustin | Passed: 9/30/17 - Signed into Law: 10/13/17)
  • Public Law 34-43 - AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION (r) TO § 3101 OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO EXTENDING NON-COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE RECIPROCITY TO RESIDENTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS (CNMI) WHO DEMONSTRATE PROOF OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND PROOF OF HAVING HELD A VALID CNMI NON-COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE FOR AT LEAST ONE (1) YEAR. (Bill No. 22-34 (COR), Sponsor: William M. Castro / Tommy A. Morrison / Joe S. San Agustin / Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. | Passed: 9/30/17 - Signed into Law: 10/6/17)
  • Public Law 34-42 - AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATIVE, AND JUDICIAL BRANCHES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2018, MAKING OTHER APPROPRIATIONS, AND ESTABLISHING MISCELLANEOUS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.
  • Public Law 34-34 - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 11 OF CHAPTER XI, PUBLIC LAW 33-185, RELATIVE TO EXPEDITOUSLY PRODUCING SPECIAL RECOGNITION VETERANS LICENSE PLATES. (Bill No. 103-34 (COR), Sponsor: Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin / FRANK B. AGUON, JR. / Fernando Barcinas Esteves | Passed: 6/30/17 - Signed into Law: 7/17/17) Voting Record
  • Public Law 34-31 - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 1 AND 2 OF PUBLIC LAW 33-192, RELATIVE TO AN ADDITIONAL OPTION FOR EGRESS SIZING IN THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AND THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE; AND TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION TO SECTION 202 AND A NEW SUBSECTION 308.6 TO SECTION 308 OF THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE ADOPTED BY GUAM, RELATIVE TO DEFINING AND PROHIBITING SKY LANTERNS ON GUAM. (Bill No. 97-34 (LS), Sponsor: Dennis G. Rodriguez / Joe S. San Agustin | Passed: 6/30/17 - Signed into Law: 7/17/17) Voting Record
  • Public Law 34-26 - AN ACT TO TRANSFER AND APPROPRIATE FOUR HUNDRED THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($430,000) FROM THE CAPITOL DISTRICT FUND TO THE GUAM DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (GDOE) OPERATIONS FUND FOR MAINTENANCE AND RE-PAIRS NEEDED AT GDOE SCHOOLS. (Bill No. 87-34 (COR), Sponsor: Joe S. San Agustin / Dennis G. Rodriguez | Passed: 6/30/17 - Signed into Law: 7/17/17) Voting Record
  • Public Law 34-24 - AN ACT TO AMEND § 122503(k); TO ADD NEW §§ 122503(ee) AND 122503(ff); TO AMEND § 122508; TO ADD NEW §§ 122509(d)(7) AND 122509(e)(7); AND TO AMEND § 122510(a), ALL OF ARTICLE 25, CHAPTER 12, DIVISION 1, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION TO COLLECT FEES AND ISSUE BUSINESS LICENSES FOR THE COMMERCIAL CULTIVATION, MANUFACTURING, LABORATORY TESTING, AND DISPENSARY ACTIVITIES OF MEDICAL CANNABIS; AND TO FURTHER IMPLEMENT THE “JOAQUIN (KC) CONCEPCION II COMPASSIONATE CANNABIS USE ACT OF 2013." (Bill No. 69-34 (COR), Sponsor: Joe S. San Agustin / Dennis G. Rodriguez| Passed: 6/30/17 - Signed into Law: 7/17/17) Voting Record
  • Public Law 34-21 - AN ACT TO REPEAL AND REENACT § 1103 AND TO ADD NEW §§ 1103.1 AND 1103.2, ALL OF CHAPTER 1, DIVISION 1, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE MEDICAL REFERRAL ASSISTANCE OFFICE. (Bill No. 30-34 (COR), Sponsor: Dennis G. Rodriguez / Joe S. San Agustin | Passed: 6/30/17 - Signed into Law: 7/17/17) Voting Record
  • Public Law 34-7 -AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 34 OF DIVISION 2, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING GUIDELINES FOR ANIMAL ASSISTED INTERVENTIONS; TO BE KNOWN AND CITED AS "SEAVA'S ANIMAL ASSISTED INTERVENTION ACT OF 2017. (Bill No. 17-34 (COR), Sponsor: Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. / Joe S. San Agustin | Passed: 4/24/17 - Signed into Law 5/10/17) Voting Record