Public Hearings Announcements

The Committee on Culture and Justice will convene a public hearing on Thursday, September 28, 2017, beginning at 5:30 PM in I Liheslaturan Guåhan’s Public Hearing Room (Guam Congress Building, Hagåtña). On the agenda are the following items:

• Bill No. 175-34 (COR): An Act to ensure that Guam’s Family Violence Laws are enforceable and that family violence cases are successfully prosecuted by amending § 30.10 of Title 9, Guam Code Annotated.

• Bill No. 177-34 (COR): An Act to ensure the safety of victims and witnesses of family violence and other crimes by including electronic monitoring as a condition of pretrial release by amending § 30.21(a) of Chapter 30, Title 9, and §§ 40.15, 40.20, and 40.60 of Chapter 40, Title 8, Guam Code Annotated.

The hearing will broadcast on local television, GTA Channel 21, Docomo Channel 117/60.4 and stream online via I Liheslaturan Guåhan’s live feed. If written testimonies are to be presented at the Public Hearing, the Committee requests that copies be submitted prior to the public hearing date and should be addressed to Vice Speaker Therese M. Terlaje. Testimonies may be submitted via hand delivery to the Office of Vice Speaker Therese M. Terlaje at the Guam Congress Building, 163 Chalan Santo Papa, Hagåtña, Guam; at the mail room of the Guam Congress Building, 163 Chalan Santo Papa, Hagåtña, Guam 96910; or via email to In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals requiring special accommodations or services should contact the Office of Vice Speaker Therese M. Terlaje, 163 Chalan Santo Papa, at (671) 472-3586 or by sending an email to

We look forward to your attendance and participation.
Si Yu’os Ma’åse.