2022 Guam Statutes
Title 1 - General Provisions
Chapter 18 - Statutes Applicable to Entire Government of Guam


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1 GCA GENERAL PROVISIONS CH. 18 STATUTES APPLICABLE TO ENTIRE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM CHAPTER 18 STATUTES APPLICABLE TO ENTIRE GOVERNMENT OF GUAM ARTICLE 1 PRIVATIZATION § 1800. Requirement of Approval by Legislature for Privatization. § 1800. Requirement of Approval by I Liheslatura [the Legislature] for Privatization. No office, department, agency, institution, board, bureau, commission, council, authority, committee of territorial government, branch, or the Guam Visitors Bureau, of the government of Guam may privatize any function or transfer any real property of the government of Guam without the approval of I Liheslatura [the Legislature]. Any plan or action taken by an office, department, instrumentality, agency, institution, board, bureau, commission, council, authority, committee of territorial government, branch, or the Guam Visitors Bureau purporting to privatize any function or transfer any real property of the government of Guam shall be transmitted to I Liheslatura [the Legislature] which, by statute, may amend, approve, or disapprove the plan or the action taken within forty-five (45) days or said plan or action shall be deemed approved. SOURCE: Added by P.L. 19-5:125. Amended by P.L. 27-034:3. ---------ARTICLE 2 APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENTS § 1820. Legislative Approval of Settlements. § 1820. Legislative Approval of Settlements. No office, department, instrumentality, agency, institution, board, bureau, commission, council, authority, committee of territorial government, or branch of the government of Guam may enter into any consent decree, stipulated order or other settlement agreement with any party seeking a claim 1 COL10312014 against the government of Guam that requires the payment of cash, financing, or future financing by the government of Guam without the approval of I Liheslatura (the Legislature), or a specific appropriation for that claim. Any proposed settlement agreement, supra, that requires legislative appropriation or authorization, by an office, department, instrumentality, agency, institution, board, bureau, commission, council, authority or branch, purporting a consent decree, stipulated order or other settlement with the government of Guam shall be transmitted to I Liheslatura which, by statute, may amend, approve, or disapprove the plan or the action taken within forty-five (45) days, or said plan or action shall be deemed disapproved. This Section shall not apply to claims against the government arising from the provisions of the Government Claims Act (Chapter 6, 5GCA), the actions authorized by public law of the Civil Service Commission, or other settlements expressly authorized by public law. No settlement in legal proceedings or threatened legal proceedings concerning the government of Guam shall be sealed from public review. SOURCE: Added as § 18201 by P.L. 30-020:1 (May 1, 2009). Recodified to this section by the Compiler in accordance with the authority granted by 1 GCA § 1606, to maintain numbering scheme of this Title. Amended by P.L. 32-076:7 (Nov. 27, 2013). ---------- COL10312014
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