Public Laws

29th Guam Legislature

Public Law 29-146 - An act to amend §66210, Subparagraph (7) of §71101 and §71105 of Title 21, Guam Code Annotated, relative to the placing of utilities on public easements. (Bill No. 305, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, F.F. Blas, Jr., E.J.B. Calvo, Passed: 12/30/08, Signed Into Law: 1/30/09)

Public Law 29-144 - An act to add a new Part 5 to Title 18, Division 1 of the Guam Code Annotated to provide for a new Guam Business Corporation Act under the Laws of Guam. (Bill No. 296, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, F.F. Blas, Jr., E.J.B. Calvo, Passed: 12/23/08, Signed Into Law: 1/30/09)

Public Law 29-121 - An act to repeal and reenact §15707 and to amend §§18308 and 18501(a) of Title 22, Guam Code Annotated; and to add new §§15707.1, 18308.1 and 18501.1 to Title 22, Guam Code Annotated, to clarify the law on health insurance refunds or rebates consistent with the final rules for nondiscrimination and wellness programs issued December 13, 2006 under the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPPA"), as amended, and to provide for a time frame for insurance rate and form review. (Bill No. 340, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., F.F. Blas, Jr., Passed: 11/21/08, Signed Into Law: 12/2/08)

Public Law 29-119 - An act to repeal and reenact Chapter 33 of Title 7 of the Guam Code Annotated, relative to establishing new mechanics' lien laws of Guam. (Bill No. 297, Sponsor - Ray Tenorio, v.c. pangelinan, E.J.B. Calvo, Passed: 11/21/08, Signed Into Law: 12/2/08)

Public Law 29-111 - An act to amend §8127 (a) of Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 4, Guam Code Annotated, relative to medical examination requirements for Government of Guam Disability Retirement. (Bill No. 308, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D., T.R. Muna-Barnes, Passed: 8/14/08, Signed Into Law: 8/26/08)

Public Law 29-103 - An act to add a new section to Article 1, Chapter 4 of Title 7, Guam Code Annotated, relative to granting authority to I Maga'Lahen Guahan and I Liheslaturan Guahan to request a Declaratory Judgment from the Supreme Court of Guam. (Bill No. 285, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, F.F. Blas, Jr., E.J.B. Calvo, Passed: 7/9/08, Signed Into Law: 7/22/08)

Public Law 29-100 - An act to amend Subsection (c) of §4101, Article 1, Chapter 4 of Title 4, Guam Code Annotated, relative to Government of Guam employment education requirements. (Bill No. 284, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, D.L.G. Shimizu, Ed.D., R.J. Respicio, Passed: 7/9/08, Signed Into Law: 7/22/08)

Public Law 29-98 - An act to add a new §54105 to Title 5, Guam Code Annotated, relative to mandating the priority of incorporating Bicycle Lanes and Pedestrian Ways in the planning and development of future Guam transportation facilities. (Bill No. 273, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, F.F. Blas, Jr., E.J.B. Calvo, Passed: 7/9/08, Signed Into Law: 7/22/08)

Public Law 29-86 - An act to amend Section 85(b) of Chapter VI of Public Law 29-19, relative to allowing the
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse to expend government funds for classified and unclassified positions within the Child Mental Health Initiative Program, I Famagu'on-ta System Of Care. (Bill No. 302, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, T.R. Muna-Barnes, F.F. Blas, Jr., Passed: 7/3/08, Signed Into Law: 7/7/08)

Public Law 29-85 - An act to amend Chapter V, Part II, Section 1(f) of Public Law 29-19, relative to authorizing an appropriation to the Government of Guam Retirement Fund for payments to current retirees for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2008 for group health, dental and life insurance premiums. (Bill No. 316, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan, D.L.G. Shimizu, Ed.D., T.R. Muna-Barnes, Passed: 6/30/08, Signed Into Law: 7/2/08)

Public Law 29-82 - An act to amend Public Law 29-69, relative to the financing of educational facilities; to authorizing the funding of streetlights, Healing Hearts Crisis Center Programs and Services, crime lab equipment, and lease payments to the A.B. Won Pat International Air Port Authority; and to guarantee a Ten Million Dollar ($10,000,000) Loan by Guam Power Authority. (Bill No. 291, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D. / D.L.G. Shimizu, Ed.D., Passed: 5/29/08, Signed Into Law: 5/30/08)

Public Law 29-81 - An act to amend §11102, and to add a new §11112 to Chapter 11, Division 1, of Title 10 of the Guam Code Annotated, relative to expressions of sympathy or benevolence in civil actions against physicians. (Bill No. 223, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D. / D.L.G. Shimizu, Ed.D., Passed: 4/25/08, Signed Into Law: 5/9/08)

Public Law 29-80 - An act to amend §4302(c), Chapter 4, Article 3, Title 4, Guam Code Annotated, relative to including a Government of Guam retiree in the negotiating team to advocate for health care benefits. (Bill No. 264, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D. / T.R. Muna-Barnes, Passed: 4/25/08, Signed Into Law: 5/9/08)

Public Law 29-76 - An act to add a new Subsection (e) to §6103, Chapter 6, Article 1; and to amend §6301(d) of Title 5, Chapter 6, Article 3, Guam Code Annotated, relative to extending the maximum limits of government liability coverage to private physicians who attend to house patients at the Guam Memorial Hospital when conducting follow up visits at their private medical facility. (Bill No. 205, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / B.J.F. Cruz / F.F. Blas, Jr., Passed: 4/25/08, Signed Into Law: 5/9/08)

Public Law 29-67 - An act to dissolve the Interim Transition Coordinating Committee and transfer administrative and enforcement authority of post GTA privatization matters to the Attorney General of Guam by repealing and reenacting Rule 15, Public Law 26-70:2. (Bill No. 72, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / F.F. Blas, Jr. / E.J.B. Calvo, Passed: 4/25/08, Signed Into Law: 4/30/08)

Public Law 29-62 - An act to promote the development of renewable energy; to require the Guam Power Authority to establish renewable portfolio standard goals and to request the Public Utility Commission to study the feasibility of implementing a rate structure to encourage the use of renewable energy by adding new §§8311, 8312, 8506, and 12028, to Title 12, Guam Code Annotated. (Bill No. 166, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / J.V. Espaldon / B.J.F. Cruz, Passed: 3/21/08, Signed Into Law: 4/4/08)

Public Law 29-59 - An act to amend Subsection 4(a) of §19103, Chapter 19 of Title 16, Guam Code Annotated, relative to requiring insurance companies to notify, by electronic mail, the Department of Revenue and Taxation of motor vehicle insurance issuance, cancellations or non-renewals within ten (10) working days after the effective date of issuance, cancellation or non-renewal. (Bill No. 118, Sponsor - J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D / v.c. pangelinan / Ray Tenorio, Passed: 3/21/08, Signed Into Law: 4/4/08)

Public Law 29-51 - An act to amend Article 1, Chapter 14 of Title 12 Guam Code Annotated, relative to declaring the property in and the right to the use of all the water, at any time, in a stream, river, or other surface source and water located beneath the ground and in the Aquifer in Guam are, for all purposes, vested in the Government of Guam. (Bill No. 176, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / J.T. Won Pat / F.F. Blas, Jr., Passed: 12/21/07, Signed Into Law: 1/3/08)

Public Law 29-45 - An act to amend Paragraph (5), Item (a) of §19103 of Title 16 GCA, relative to fines imposed on insurers for failing to notify the Department of Revenue and Taxation for cancellation or non-renewal of their Motor Vehicle Insurance Policyholders. (Bill No. 155, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / F.F. Blas, Jr. / E.J.B. Calvo, Passed: 12/20/07, Signed Into Law: 1/2/08)

Public Law 29-39 - An act to amend Section 6 of Public Law 20-189 and Section 4 of Public Law 20-133, relative to applying uniform conditions for subdivisions. (Bill No. 139, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan/ D.L.G. Shimizu / J.T. Won Pat, Passed: 10/10/07, Signed Into Law: 10/25/07)

Public Law 29-22- An act to add a new §3347 to Article 3 of Chapter 3, Title 16 Guam Code Annotated, relative to reading, writing, or sending electronic messages while operating a moving motor vehicle; prescribing penalties; and providing an effective date. (Bill No. 78, Sponsor - A.R. Unpingco / v.c. pangelinan / F.F. Blas, Jr., Passed: 10/10/07, Signed Into Law: 10/24/07)

Public Law 29-04- An act to assign the Ten Million Dollar ($10,000,000) promissory note issued by Teleguam Holdings LLC as part of the GTA sale proceeds to pay the Cola Judgment Award Pursuant to Superior Court SP0206-93 and Public Law 28-151. (Bill No.149, Sponsor - v.c. pangelinan / E.J.B. Calvo / F.F. Blas, Jr., Passed: 9/06/07 Signed in to Law 9/10/07.