I Mina’ Bente Ocho Na Liheslaturan Guahan

Committee on Judiciary, Governmental Operations,
& Reorganization


The public hearing originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 22, 2006 has rescheduled to Wednesday, November 29, 2006 and will be held in the Guam Legislature’s public hearing room located at 155 Hesler Place in Hagatna. The public is invited to present oral and/or written testimony. The following bill will be heard:

9:00am – Noon & 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Bill No. 358 (LS) - An Act To Amend Title 5 G.C.A. § 6105 And § 6301(B) To Increase The Limitations On Government Lliability For Claims Based On Tort; To Add A New § 6301.1 And § 6301.2 To Title 5 G.C.A. To Provide Government Indemnification For Health Professionals Who Perform Certain Services For The Government; To Add New §§ 10104, 10105 And 10106 To Title 7 G.C.A. To Define Medical Malpractice, Impose Limitations On Damages In Medical Malpractice Cases And To Create New Procedures In Medical Malpractice Cases; To Add A New § 50118 To Title 12 G.C.A. To Require Gedca To Contract With An Actuary To Examine Premiums For Insurance Premiums For Medical Malpractice; To Enact A New Chapter 10a Of Title 10 G.C.A. To Provide For Pre-Trial Screening In Medical Malpractice Cases Where Less Than $500,000 In Damages Are Sought; And To Enact The “Medical Malpractice Reform Act Of 2006”.

Written testimony can be submitted via e-mail to judiciary@bobsoffice.org

For ADA assistance, please contact the Office of Senator Robert Klitzkie at
(671) 472-9355 ext. 3 or send request via email to judiciary@bobsoffice.org.


Committee Members:

Senator Robert Klitzkie, Chairman
Speaker Mark Forbes, Ex-Officio
Senator Jesse A. Lujan, Member
Senator Larry Kasperbauer, Ph.D., Member
Senator Ray Tenorio, Member
Senator Benjamin J.F. Cruz, Member
Senator Adolpho B. Palacios, Sr., Member



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