Signed into law by Gov. Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero

Public Law 35-65
Updates compensation rates and lifetime maximum payout for injury, disfigurement and death benefits for the worker’s compensation program based on inflation.

Public Law 35-63
Authorizes the director of the Guam Department of Corrections to operate — or contract with another person or entity to operate — a commissary for the use of inmates.

Public Law 35-62
Authorizes the use of business privilege tax credits for the rehabilitation and improvement of the University of Guam Calvo Field House as well as efforts to facilitate the Guam Basketball Confederation’s participation at the International Basketball Federation Asia Cup tournament.


Introduced in the 35th Guam Legislature

Bill No. 287-35 by Senators Joe S. San Agustin, Jose “Pedo” Terlaje and Clynton E. Ridgell
Would extend the Guam Registered Apprenticeship Program to businesses and non-profit organizations that provide vocational skills training to workers who are unemployed, unskilled, veterans, the disabled, residential substance abuse treatment program participants and eligible participants of the Work Credit Program.

Bill No. 284-35 by Sen. Kelly Marsh Taitano
Would authorize tax credits for individuals, corporations or limited liability companies that make up-front contributions to the development, renovation and maintenance of the Hagåtña and Dededo Swimming Pools.


Introduced in the 21st Commonwealth Legislature

House Bill No. 21-105 by Rep. Richard T. Lizama
Would prescribe uniform procedures, qualifications and training standards in the use of firearms by private security officers and restrict the hiring of certain persons as private security officers.

House Bill No. 21-104 by Rep. John Paul P. Sablan
Would eliminate the 30-day period to pay excise tax to customs.

House Bill No. 21-101 by Rep. Ivan A. Blanco
Would create trust laws to attract capital to the Northern Mariana Islands and regulate
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