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Bill empowers citizens to issue littering tickets

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by Lannie Walker

Guam - Currently only police officers can issue citations for throwing your garbage anywhere but in the trash.  But local litterbugs may have more eyes on them - if a bill introduced by Speaker Judi Won Pat (D) becomes law.

The speaker said her proposal, outlined in Bill 369, "[Allows] them to ticket those who are littering."  The volunteers would receive training from the Guam Environmental Protection Agency, says Won Pat.  

The fees for a littering fine vary depending on the offense.

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