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Governor signs bills

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - At Adelup this morning Governor Eddie Baza Calvo signed the following bills into law:

Bill 264: (A.A. Yamashita, Ph.D.) An act to amend Chapter 9, Division 2 of Title 17, Guam Code Annotated relative to education & training facilities and opportunities for the individual with a disability.

Bill 239:  (Sam Mabini, Ph.D. / J.P. Guthertz, DPA) Amending §4114.1 and adding a new sub–item (A) to §4114.1 of Title 17 Guam Code Annotated, Chapter 4, the "College and Career Readiness" (CCaRe) Act, relative to integrating academic curriculum and career technical education into the Guam Department of Education's basic curricula.

Bill 386: (B.J.F. Cruz / F.F. Blas, Jr.) An act to add a new Item (F) to Appendix A of Chapter 67 of Title 9 of the Guam Code Annotated; and to repeal §67.801 of Article 8 of Chapter 67 of Title 9 of the Guam Code Annotated; relative to dsignating Salvia Divinorum or Salvinorum A and certain synthetic Cannabinoids as Schedule 1 controlled substances under the Guam Uniform Controlled Substance Act.

Bill 365: (J.P. Guthertz, DPA / T.R. Muña Barnes) An act to amend §40113(B) (19) and §40135 of Chapter 40, Title 5 Guam Code Annotated relative to placing the Taga'Chang Beach Park under the administrative authority of the Office of the Mayor of Yona; and including fees charged for the use of public and beach parks under the purview of the respective mayors in the Municipal Planning Council Revolving Fund.

Bill 363: (T.C. Ada / J.P. Guthertz, DPA / R.J. Respicio)  An act to authorize the use of local funds for matching grants available from the Veterans Affairs State Cemetery Grants Program and to approve a capital improvement plan relative to the expansion of the Guam Veterans Cemetery.

Bill 350: (M. Silva-Taijeron)  An act to amend §58110 and to add a new §58110(I) both to Chapter 58, Title 12 of the Guam Code Annotated relative to the inclusion of local professional advice for support as a condition of benefit for qualifying certificate beneficiaries.  

Bill 253:  (C.M. Duenas / J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D.)  An act to add a new § 2110 to Chapter 2, Title 2, Guam Code Annotated, relative to requiring a report from the Land Planning Division, Department of Land Management for any zoning legislation.  

Bill 343: (R. Muña Barnes) An act to create the Guam Film Office by adding a new Article 4 to Chapter 50 of Division 2 of Title 12, Guam Code Annotated.  

Bill 366: (A.B. Palacios, Sr.) An act to amend §4401 of Article 4, Division 1, Title 7, Guam Code Annotated, relative to the appointment and authority of Magistrate Judges.  

Bill 112: (V.A. Ada) An act to authorize the sale of a portion of Lot No. 87-4-2-R1, not to exceed 114± square meters, under the inventory of Chamorro Land Trust.

Bill 138: (v.c. pangelinan / J.T. Won Pat, Ed.D. / T.R. Muna-Barnes) An act to repeal and reenact Article 7, Chapter 4, Title 12, Guam Code Annotated, relative to the Guam Housing Corporation's first-time homeowners relief program and to amend Section 5 of Public Law 20-210, to amend Section 11(c) of Public Law 20-120 as repealed and reenacted by Public Law 26-123, and to amend Section 12 of Public Law 20-210.  

Bill 207: (v.c. Pangelinan) An act to authorize the Department of Land Management to exchange a portion of government of Guam land and deed Lot No. 1NEW-6, within Block No. 24, municipality of Hagatna to Adrian L. Cristobal and Concepcion F. Cristobal pursuant to Civil Case CV230-88 recorded under Document No. 478218.

Bill 340:  (R.J. Respicio / F.F. Blas, Jr. / B.J.F. Cruz) An act to amend §§ 2101 and 2101.1 and to add a new § 2106 to Chapter 2 of Title 5 of the Guam Code Annotated relative to the jurisdiction of the Guam State Clearinghouse.

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