36th Guam Legislature - Public Laws

The following list of Public Laws currently available in electronic format from the 36th Guam Legislature.  Records of session agendas, votes, legislation and messages and communications are also available throughout this website. If you do not see the Public Law you are looking for within the following list, please contact the Clerk of the Legislature or call (671) 472-3465/3474




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Public Law 36-18

AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 25.15(c) AND 25.20(c) AND ADD A NEW § 25.25(c), ALL OF CHAPTER 25, TITLE 9, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES FOR REPEAT SEXUAL OFFENDERS.

(45-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Health, Land, Justice, and Culture; and further amended on the Floor by Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Joe S. San Agustin / V. Anthony Ada / James C. Moylan | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-17

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 80.39.2(d) OF ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 80, TITLE 9, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO EXCLUDING INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF FIRST OR SECOND DEGREE CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT FROM THE SENTENCING REDUCTIONS OF THE JUSTICE SAFETY VALVE ACT.

(8-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Health, Land, Justice and Culture; and further amended on the Floor by V. Anthony Ada / Frank Blas Jr. / Telo T Taitague / Christopher M. Dueñas / James C. Moylan / Joanne Brown | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-16

AN ACT TO AMEND § 403(h) OF CHAPTER 4, TITLE 1, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO CHANGING THE OFFICIAL NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF “INARAJAN” TO ITS NAME IN THE CHAMORU LANGUAGE, NAMELY “INALÅHAN.”

(60-36 (LS) As amended by the Committee on General Government Operations, Appropriations, and Housing; and further amended on the Floor by Telo T. Taitague / Therese M. Terlaje / Joanne Brown / Sabina F. Perez / Frank F. Blas, Jr. / V. Anthony Ada / Joe S. San Agustin / Christopher M. Duenas / Telena Cruz Nelson / James C. Moylan / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Clynton E. Ridgell / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-15

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE EIGHTY-ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FORTY-FOUR DOLLARS AND FIFTY-ONE CENTS ($81,744.51) FROM THE FISCAL YEAR 2020 LAPSED FUNDS OF THE POLICE PATROL VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT REVOLVING FUND, AND UP TO ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED ONE DOLLARS AND TWENTY-FOUR CENTS ($175,601.24) FROM THE SAFE SCHOOLS INITIATIVE IN FISCAL YEAR 2020 TO THE GUAM POLICE DEPARTMENT.

(23-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on General Government Operations, Appropriations, and Housing; and further amended in the Committee of the Whole by Jose “Pedo” Terlaje | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-14

AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 63103.1 (a) AND (f) OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 63, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO THE STIPEND OF THE CIVILIAN VOLUNTEER CONSERVATION OFFICER RESERVISTS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

(25-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on General Government Operations, Appropriations, and Housing by Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-13

AN ACT TO REPEAL AND REENACT § 5233 OF SUBARTICLE D, ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP, FINANCIAL, AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST UNDER GUAM PROCUREMENT LAW.

(52-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Environment, Revenue and Taxation, Labor, Procurement, and Statistics, Research and Planning by Sabina Flores Perez | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-12

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 2(b) OF PUBLIC LAW 34-112, RELATIVE TO PROVIDING A FIVE (5) YEAR EXTENSION TO THE DEADLINE FOR THE GUAM CUSTOMS AND QUARANTINE AGENCY TO DEVELOP A FUNCTIONING CUSTOMS SATELLITE INSPECTION, HOLDING, AND SECURED STERILE FACILITY AREA.

(58-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Health, Land, Justice and Culture; and further amended on the Floor by James C. Moylan / V. Anthony Ada / Christopher M. Dueñas / Telena Cruz Nelson / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Mary Camacho Torres / Joanne Brown | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-11

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 5141(n) TO SUBARTICLE E OF ARTICLE 2, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED; AND ADD A NEW § 1924 TO CHAPTER 19 OF TITLE 1, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO REQUIRING GOVERNMENT OF GUAM AGENCIES TO SUBMIT A PROCUREMENT TRAINING COMPLIANCE REPORT TO THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY.

(33-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Environment, Revenue and Taxation, Labor, and Procurement, and Statistics, Research, and Planning by Sabina Flores Perez | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-10

AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 43.10(d) AND 43.70 OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 43, TITLE 9, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED; AND § 63103 OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 63, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO PENALTIES AND RESTITUTION FOR THEFT OF LIVESTOCK OR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.

(62-36 (LS) As amended by the Committee on Health, Land, Justice, and Culture; and further amended on the Floor by Clynton E. Ridgell / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Telo T. Taitague / Jose “Pedo” Terlaje | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/9/21)

Public Law 36-9

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 1512.5 TO ARTICLE 5 OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 5, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING THE REFUNDING OF GOVERNMENT OF GUAM BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX BONDS, SERIES 2011A, GOVERNMENT OF GUAM BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX BONDS, SERIES 2012B, AND GOVERNMENT OF GUAM BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2015D, AND RELATED MATTERS.

(40-36 (COR) As amended in the Committee of Whole by request of I Maga’hågan Guåhan, the Governor of Guam, in accordance with the Organic Act of Guam | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/1/21)

Public Law 36-8

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THREE MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTEEN DOLLARS ($3,880,716) WITHIN THE ENHANCED 911 EMERGENCY REPORTING SYSTEM FUND (FUND) FROM PRIOR FISCAL YEARS TO THE GUAM FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR PURPOSES ESTABLISHED BY § 12304 OF ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 12, TITLE 12, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, GOVERNING USE OF THE FUND.

(57-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on General Government Operations, Appropriations, and Housing by Committee on Rules by request of I Maga'hågan Guåhan, the Governor of Guam, in accordance with the Organic Act of Guam. | SIGNED INTO LAW: 4/1/21)

Public Law 36-7

AN ACT TO AMEND §§ 61303(a), 61620, 61634, AND 61645 OF CHAPTER 61, AND §§ 66208, 66212(a), 66303, 66307, 66406(a), AND 66407 OF CHAPTER 66, ALL OF TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ENFORCING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS, VARIANCES, AND ZONE CHANGES.

(39-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Health, Land, Justice, and Culture; and further amended on the Floor by Therese M. Terlaje / Christopher M. Dueñas / Joanne Brown / Telo T. Taitague / Sabina Flores Perez | SIGNED INTO LAW: 3/5/21)

Public Law 36-6

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE 3A TO PART 1 OF CHAPTER 12, DIVISION 1, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ADOPTING THE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT; TO ADD A NEW § 12307(d) OF ARTICLE 3, PART 1, CHAPTER 12, DIVISION 1, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING ADDITIONAL DUTIES OF THE GUAM BOARD OF NURSE EXAMINERS TO FACILITATE THE LICENSURE OF NURSES UNDER THE COMPACT; AND TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS ($6,000) FROM THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL LICENSING OFFICE REVOLVING FUND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES TO FUND THE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE TO THE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT IN FISCAL YEAR 2022.

(13-36 (COR) As amended in the Committee of the Whole by Mary Camacho Torres / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Amanda L. Shelton | SIGNED INTO LAW: 3/5/21)

Public Law 36-5

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 4101.2 TO ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 4, TITLE 4, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO STREAMLINING THE RECRUITMENT AND HIRING OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, TO BE KNOWN AS “THE SWIFT APPOINTMENT MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021.”

(31-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Public Accountability, Human Resources, the Guam Buildup, Hagåtña Revitalization, Regional Affairs, Public Libraries, Telecommunications, and Technology; and further amended on the Floor by James C. Moylan / Tina Rose Muña Barnes | SIGNED INTO LAW: 3/5/21)

Public Law 36-4

AN ACT TO TEMPORARILY WAIVE THE PAYMENT OF BUSINESS LICENSE FEES FROM OCTOBER 1, 2020 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2022, AND TO ALLOW FOR A BUSINESS LICENSE FEE CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES WHO PAID THEIR LICENSE FEES PRIOR TO THE ENACTMENT OF THIS ACT; AND TO CITE THIS ACT AS THE “BUSINESS ASSISTANCE ACT OF 2021.”

(1-36 (LS) As amended in the Committee of the Whole by Tina Rose Muña Barnes / Jose (Pedo) Terlaje / V. Anthony Ada / James C. Moylan | SIGNED INTO LAW: 3/5/21)

Public Law 36-3

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 77203.1 TO ARTICLE 2 OF CHAPTER 77, DIVISION 2, TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING THE CIVILIAN VOLUNTEER TERRITORIAL PARK PATROL OFFICER RESERVE.

(26-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Air Transportation, Parks, Tourism, Higher Education and the Advancement of Women, Youth, and Senior Citizens by Jose “Pedo” Terlaje / Tina Rose Muña Barnes | SIGNED INTO LAW: 3/5/21)

Public Law 36-2

AN ACT TO ADD A NEW § 61309(c)(4)(C) TO ARTICLE 3 OF CHAPTER 61, TITLE 21, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO FAST-TRACKING GUAM LAND USE COMMISSION CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATIONS FOR TEMPORARY WORKFORCE HOUSING FACILITIES DURING ANY PANDEMIC CONDITIONS OF READINESS.

(14-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Health, Land, Justice, and Culture; and substituted on the Floor by Joe S. San Agustin / Tina Rose Muña Barnes / James C. Moylan | SIGNED INTO LAW: 3/2/21)

Public Law 36-1

AN ACT TO AMEND § 3105 OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 22, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO AMENDING THE DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SECOND TIER OF THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE FROM MARCH 1, 2021 TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2021.

(24-36 (COR) As amended by the Committee on Environment, Revenue and Taxation, Labor, Procurement, and Statistics, Research and Planning; and further amended on the Floor by James C. Moylan / Mary Camacho Torres / Christopher M. Dueñas / Frank F. Blas Jr. | SIGNED INTO LAW: 2/26/21)