[USC02] 48 USC 1423b: Selection and qualification of members; officers; rules and regulations; quorum
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48 USC 1423b: Selection and qualification of members; officers; rules and regulations; quorum Text contains those laws in effect on December 4, 2020
From Title 48-TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONSCHAPTER 8A-GUAMSUBCHAPTER III-THE LEGISLATURE

§1423b. Selection and qualification of members; officers; rules and regulations; quorum

The legislature shall be the judge of the selection and qualification of its own members. It shall choose from its members its own officers, determine its rules and procedure, not inconsistent with this chapter, and keep a journal. The quorum of the legislature shall consist of a simple majority of its members. No bill shall become a law unless it shall have been passed at a meeting, at which a quorum was present, by the affirmative vote of a majority of the members present and voting, which vote shall be by yeas and nays.

(Aug. 1, 1950, ch. 512, §12, 64 Stat. 388 ; Pub. L. 90–497, §6(b), Sept. 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 846 ; Pub. L. 105–291, §3, Oct. 27, 1998, 112 Stat. 2785 .)

Amendments

1998-Pub. L. 105–291 substituted "a simple majority" for "eleven".

1968-Pub. L. 90–497 inserted a quorum requirement, provided that a quorum of the legislature consist of eleven of its members, and made presence of a quorum requisite to passage of a law.

Effective Date of 1968 Amendment

Pub. L. 90–497, §6(b), Sept. 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 846 , provided that the amendment made by that section is effective on date of enactment of Pub. L. 90–497, which was approved Sept. 11, 1968.