State law prohibits bullying based on personal characteristics without enumerating protected classes or limits coverage to protected groups.
17 Guam Code Annotated 3112.1 Same: Policy Against Bullying.
(a) As used in this Section:
- (1) "At school" means in a classroom, elsewhere on or within school fences or at a school-sponsored activity or event whether or not it is held on school premises.
- (2) "Harassment, intimidation, or bullying" means any gesture or written, verbal, or physical act that a reasonable person under the circumstances should know will have the effect of harming a pupil or damaging his or her property or placing a pupil in reasonable fear of harm to his or her person or damage to his or her property, or that has the effect of insulting or demeaning any pupil or group of pupils in such a way as to disrupt or interfere with the school's educational mission or the education of any pupil. "Harassment, intimidation, or bullying" includes, but is not limited to, such a gesture or written, verbal, or physical act that is reasonably perceived as being motivated by a pupil's religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, height, weight, or socioeconomic status, or by any other distinguishing characteristic.
- (3) "Cyberbullying" means the use of any electronic communication device to harass, intimidate or bully as defined in the above Subsection (2).
Board of Education Policy 409 Prohibiting Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying, Cyberbullying, Sexting, Sexual Harassment
Board policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and sexual harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.