Attorney General Opinions
- Management Internal Controls (MIC) - is required by GDOE's Comprehensive Corrective Actions Plan (CCAP), Guam Education Board Policy (GEB) 715, and Guam Department of Education (GDOE) Standard Operating Procedure No. 1600-002.
- Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) - is required by Public Law (PL) 26-26 and GEB Policy 702.
- Guam Academy Charter Schools Charter Schools Invoice Validation - is required by PL 32-068.
The Guam Legislature enacts mandates in the form of public law for the establishment, organization, and operation of the GDOE. Mandates include appropriations made to the department to pay the cost of facilities and operations, appointment of officers and certain employees, and submission of reports and financial data to oversight committees. The following are mandates imposed on GDOE to carry out and administer all related functions in furthering the department's mission:
- Public Law 33-62 - An act to amend § 5204(d) of Article 2, Chapter 5, Title 11, Guam Code Annotated, Relative to supporting the development of safe and healthy youth and community activities by appropriating funds from the limited gaming fund for Fiscal Year 2015 and annually thereafter to the Mayors council of Guam, the Department of Education, and the Department of Parks and Recreation.
- Public Law 33-38 - An act to amend §28105 of article 1, §28201(a)(2)(a) of article 2, §28301 (a) of article 3, and §§28401(b) and 28404 of article 4, all of chapter 28, title 17, Guam Code Annotated, relative to allowing qualified non-immigrant aliens admitted into Guam under the compacts of free association to participate in student financial assistance programs for higher education.
- Public Law 33-31 - An act to amend Subsection 12(m) of §715, Chapter 7 of Title 1, Guam Code Annotated, relative to the Guam Department of Education's use of Easter and Christmas breaks as make-up days in the school calendar.
- Public Law 33-13 - An act to amend § 3107 of article 1, Chapter 3 of Title 5, Guam Code Annotated, relative to standardized testing within the Department of Education.
- Public Law 33-29 - An act to amend Section 2(II) of Chapter I and Section 1 of part I, Chapter II of Public law 21-181; and to amend § 22425(q) of Article 4, Chapter 22, Title 5, Guam Code Annotated, relative to appropriating start-up funds from the territorial educational facilities fund for the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) early childhood education program/pre-kindergarten program; and to provide additional funds to the GDOE for its operations as a result of the enactment of Public Law 32-219.
- Public Law 33-18 - An act to add a new § 6235 to Article 2 of Chapter 6, Title 4, Guam Code Annotated, relative to providing a pay incentive to employees of Government of Guam line agencies, the Office of Public Accountability, the University of Guam, and the Guam Department of Education who have obtained public accountant, Government Financial Management, Fraud Examiner, and Internal Auditor Certification, pursuant to recognized national standards, to preserve the Government of Guam’s ability to recruit and retain such professionals.
- Public Law 33-07 - An act to add a new Chapter 14 to Division 2, Title 17, Guam Code Annotated, and relative to creating the "First Generation Trust Fund Initiative," in support of public high school graduates obtaining postsecondary education.
- Public Law 32-095 - An act to add a new § 7120 to Chapter 7 of Division 2, Title 17, Guam Code Annotated, relative to authorizing the Guam Department of Education to enter into a power purchase agreement to purchase solar energy from a qualified provider(s).
- Public Law 30-164 - Pursuant to P.L. 30-164, the Education Financial Supervisory Commission (EFSC) was created to monitor the financial health of the Guam Department of Education (GDOE). The role of the EFSC is to develop and supervise a financial status designation of GDOE finances as well as to identify, in advance, any signs of financial distress that may lead to operational deficits. The EFSC is mandated to advise GDOE officials and the Guam Education Board (GEB) to implement corrective measures. the creation of this Commission was also a response from I Liheslaturan Guahan to expeditiously respond to the "high-risk grantee" designation that was placed upon GDOE in 2010.
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