RESOLUTIONS
 Fourteenth FSM Congress
 ~ May 11, 2005  thru  May 10, 2007 ~

Resolutions

Resolution Titles

  Seventh Special Session
(March 31, 2007)
C.R. 14-128 Expressing the gratitude of the people of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Honorable Ramon Peyal for his dedicated service as a member of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 14-127 Expressing the gratitude of the people of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Honorable Claude H. Phillip for his many years of dedicated service as a member and Vice Speaker of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 14-126

Expressing the gratitude of the people of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Honorable Peter M. Christian for his many years of dedicated service as a member and Speaker of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-125

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the First President of the Federated States of Micronesia the Honorable Tosiwo Nakayama.

  Sixth Special Session
(March 26-30, 2007)
C.R. 14-124 Calling upon the President and the FSM Public Auditor to initiate an audit into the use of Compact funds by the State of Kosrae.
C.R. 14-123 To approve a grant from the United States Centers for Decease Control (CDC) for implementation of a comprehensive cancer control program for the Federated States of Micronesia and each of the four FSM States.
C.R. 14-122 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Chief Andrew B. Ruepong of the State of Yap.
C.R. 14-121 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the Honorable Johnny Reklai, President of the Senate of the Republic of Palau
C.R. 14-120 Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007.
C.R. 14-119

Endorsing the Stamp and Philatelic Agency Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Inter-Governmental Philatelic Corporation.

C.R. 14-118

To approve a technical assistance grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior to provide funds to implement the "FSM Machine Readable Passports" modernization project.

C.R. 14-117 Recognizing the continuing accomplishments of Mr. Manuel Miningfel of the State of Yap for his continuing accomplishments and success in the international sport of weightlifting.
C.R. 14-116 Confirming the nomination of Carrison Jovan Irons to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board.
C.R. 14-115 The Federated States of Micronesia’s accession to the Revised Constitution of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity.
  Sixth Regular Session
(January 10-25, 2007)
C.R. 14-114 To consider and approve a Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Federated States of Micronesia on Fishing in the Federated States of Micronesia.  
C.R. 14-113 To shorten the Sixth Regular Session of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 14-112

Expressing concern over the torment and cruelty appearing in broadcast images of recent executions carried out in the state of Iraq and calling upon the nations of the world to eliminate abuse and torment in carrying out executions.

C.R. 14-111 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to ensure that a Director serving on the Boards of both the Bank of the FSM and the FSM Development must resign from one of the two Boards.
C.R. 14-110 Thanking the U.S. Embassy in Kolonia, Pohnpei, the Pacific Basin Rotary Club, the Guam Community, the U.S. 374th Airlift Wing at Yokota Air Base in Japan and the Anderson Air Force Base in Guam for the continued Operation Christmas Drop to the remote islands in the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 14-109 Ratifying the Amendment to the Agreement among Pacific Island States concerning the Implementation and Administration of the Treaty on Fisheries Between the Governments of Certain Pacific Island States and the Government of the United States of America.
C.R. 14-108 Ratifying the Amendments to the Federated States of Micronesia Arrangement for Regional Fisheries Access.
C.R. 14-107 Ratifying the Amendments to the Palau Arrangement for the Management of the Western Pacific Purse Seine Fishery.
C.R. 14-106 Requesting the Merchants of the Federated States of Micronesia to stop the importation of certain brands of rice that are detrimental to the health of the people of the FSM into the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 14-105 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to perform an inventory of fisheries projects in the FSM in which either the State and the National Governments have an interest.
C.R. 14-104 Recognizing Mr. Lubuw Falanruw of Yap for his achievements as Founder, CEO and President of Digital Mediums LLC.
C.R. 14-103 Recognizing Mr. Mau Piailug of the Island of Satawal in the State of Yap for his accomplishments in traditional navigation.
C.R. 14-102 Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007.
C.R. 14-101 Ratifying the Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related matters.
 

Fifth Special Session
(November 6-9, 2006)

C.R. 14-100

Thanking the U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One personnel for their dedicated services in the Federated States of Micronesia during their deployment to conduct an HA-FSM Water Well Drilling Project.

C.R. 14-99

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Aaron Sigrah to be a member of the COM-FSM Board of Regents.

C.R. 14-98 Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007.
C.R. 14-97 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Graceful Enlet to be a member of the COM-FSM Board of Regents.
C.R. 14-96

Congratulating Mr. Shinzo Abe for his nomination as Prime Minister of Japan.

 

Fifth Regular Session
(September 12 to October 1, 2006)

C.R. 14-95

Expressing gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Lance E. Laack for his commitment, and dedication to his work with the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-94

Expressing gratitude and appreciation to Ms. Jennifer Burnett for her years of service, commitment, and dedication to her employment with the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-93 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mrs. Nerimy K. Danis.
C.R. 14-92 Expressing gratitude to H.E. Mr. Yang Qiang for his service as Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 14-91

Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006.

C.R. 14-90

Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007.

C.R. 14-89

Calling on the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish a Special Task Force on Accelerated Sea-Level Rise.

C.R. 14-88

Endorsing the Nomination of Reverend Isamo Welles for the College of Micronesia-Federated States of Micronesia Board of Regents.

C.R. 14-87

Congratulating the Government and people of the Republic of Palau on the twelfth anniversary of the Republic’s independence and on the opening of a new capitol building in the State of Melekeok.

C.R. 14-86 To approve a technical assistance grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior to provide funds to hire an independent consultant to appraise the assets currently employed by the monopoly petroleum supplier of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 14-85

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Johnathan John to serve as National Election Director.

C.R. 14-84

Confirming the nomination of Ready Johnny to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-83

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Ignatius Manglay to be a member on the Board of Directors of MiCare (the National Government Employees' Health Insurance Plan).

C.R. 14-82

Confirming the nomination of Dr. Merlynn Abello-Alfonso to be a member on the Board of Directors of MiCare (National Government Employees' Health Insurance Plan).

C.R. 14-81 Expressing appreciation to the Australian Parliament for inviting and hosting a delegation from the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, in affording the delegation an opportunity to meet and learn from the Parliament Presiding Officers, Honourable Members of Parliament, Department Ministers, Local Parliamentary Assemblies and Government Leaders, Agencies on Fisheries and Tourism, other agencies and learning institutions, and tourist establishments in Canberra, Sydney and Cairns, and to the Government and people of Australia for their gracious assistance, and warm hospitality.
C.R. 14-80 Confirming the nomination of Ms. Jane Elymore to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Government Employee’s Health Insurance Plan.
 

Fourth Special Session
(July 10-14, 2006)

C.R. 14-79 Expressing the sadness of Congress at the passing of Dr. Eliuel K. Pretrick and recognizing his contributions and accomplishments.
C.R. 14-78

Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006.

 

Fourth Regular Session
(May 11 to 30, 2006)

C.R. 14-77 To shorten the Fourth Regular Session of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 14-76

Approving the 2005/2006 agreement between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and the Federation of Japan Tuna Fisheries Co-operative Association, National Offshore Tuna Fisheries Association of Japan and Japan Far Seas Purse Seine Fishing Association, Concerning the Supply of Goods and Services for the Development of Fisheries of the Federated States of Micronesia for the Period from 10th August 2005 to 9th August, 2006.

C.R. 14-75 Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006.
C.R. 14-74

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to accelerate implementation of the plan to designate the FSM as a “World Park”

C.R. 14-73

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to undertake discussions with the United States regarding continuing eligibility of the FSM for projects funded through the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) of the US Federal Aviation Administration.

C.R. 14-72 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Aaron Sigrah to be a member of the COM-FSM Board of Regents.
C.R. 14-71

Calling on the President to recall the Ambassador to the United States and to take action to resolve management problems at the embassy in Washington.

 

Third Special Session
(May 4-9, 2006)

C.R. 14-70 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to Kyowa Shipping Co., Ltd., for its generous waiver of shipping charges for a recent transport of health and education supplies to Chuuk State.
C.R. 14-69 Expressing the sadness of Congress at the passing of Mr. Eugene H. Ashby and recognizing his contributions and accomplishments.
 

Second Special Session
(February 27 to March 3, 2006 in Kosrae)

C.R. 14-68

Expressing the profound appreciation of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the government and people of the State of Kosrae for hosting the Second Special Session of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-67

Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006.

C.R. 14-66 Respectfully inviting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to address the people and the Members of Congress during the Second Special Session in Kosrae State.
C.R. 14-65

Urging the Governments of the States of the Federated States of Micronesia, namely the appropriate State authorities of Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae, to consider legislation that will make it a criminal offence to intentionally or recklessly cause another person to contract the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

C.R. 14-64 Calling on the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to request that Compact Supplemental Education Grant (SEG) funds be appropriated by the US Congress on the same basis as Compact sector grant assistance.
C.R. 14-63 Calling on the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to ensure that all FSM States have access to fiber optic communications cable links.
C.R. 14-62

Urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to confer with the United States of America regarding claims of FSM citizens for medical problems caused by US Nuclear Testing.

C.R. 14-61

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to direct the Department of Health, Education and Social Affairs (HESA) to finalize and prepare to implement an avian influenza pandemic preparedness and response plan.

 

Third Regular Session
(January 10-29, 2005)

C.R. 14-60

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Jolden Johnnyboy to be a member on the Board of Directors of the Telecommunications Corporation (Telecom).

C.R. 14-59

Thanking the People’s Republic of China for the newly-completed headquarters of the Tuna Commission, and reiterating the Congress’ support for the One-China Policy.

C.R. 14-58

Confirming the nomination of Herry Silo to serve as National Election Commissioner for the State of Chuuk.

C.R. 14-57

Expressing the sadness of Congress at the untimely passing of Mr. Emilio C. Musrasrik and recognizing his years of dedication and service to the Government and people of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-56

Calling on the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to enforce the agreement on disbursement of Compact I capital project funds among the state and municipal governments of Chuuk State.

C.R. 14-55

Thanking Ms. Lourdes Pangelinan, outgoing Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, for her distinguished service to Pacific Island Countries and for her contribution to the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-54

To approve the Agreement, executed on November 28, 2005 between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the People's Republic of China, for the generous grant in the amount of US $2,500,000.00 by the Government and People of the Peoples Republic of China to the Government and People of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-53

Approving the transmittal of chapter four of the Strategic Development Plan entitled "Public Sector Management" to the Joint Economic Management Committee.

C.R. 14-52

Expressing gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Mataro Heldart for his many years of service, commitment, and dedication in his employment with the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-51

Expressing the concern of Congress over the recent agreement dated October 22, 2005 with the Korea Deep Sea Fisheries Association, and urging NORMA to renegotiate the agreement within one year.

C.R. 14-50

Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006.

C.R. 14-49

Calling on the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to make development of alternative energy sources a priority for the nation and to request the President and Pohnpei State officials to consider proposing rehabilitation of the Nan Pil hydroelectric facility in Pohnpei State in future Compact Infrastructure grant funding requests and for funding under new United States Government initiatives.

C.R. 14-48

Approving an Access Agreement for Domestic Based Foreign Fishing Vessels dated November 18, 2005 between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and National Fisheries Corporation.

C.R. 14-47

Designating and appointing Mr. T. Lam Dang to the position of Legislative Counsel to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

 

First Special Session
(November 7-17, 2005)

C.R. 14-46

To shorten the First Special Session of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-45

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to direct the Department of Justice to investigate whether any former or current members of the board of directors of the Micronesia Longline Fishing Corporation ("MLFC") may be personally liable, either civilly or criminally, for any actions taken in respect of MLFC.

C.R. 14-44

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Eric Marar to be the National Election Commissioner in the State of Chuuk.

C.R. 14-43

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Charles Chieng to serve as a member of the FSM Social Security Board.

C.R. 14-42

Approving the Foreign Fishing Agreement between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and Korea Deep Sea Fisheries Association.

C.R. 14-41

Extending the First Special Session of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for seven additional days.

 

Second Regular Session
(September 13 to October 2, 2005)

C.R. 14-40

To shorten the Second Regular Session of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-39

Expressing gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Damien Jeffrey Nichols for his year of service, commitment, and dedication to his employment with the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-38

Expressing gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Bradley D. Stam for his two years of service, commitment, and dedication in his employment with the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-37

Congratulating the government of the People's Republic of China on its 56th Founding Anniversary.

C.R. 14-36

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to direct the Departments of Economic Affairs and Justice to investigate and report on the ownership, management and operations of Micronesia Longline Fishing Corporation ("MLFC") and requesting the National Public Auditor’s Office to perform an audit of the financial affairs of MLFC.

C.R. 14-35 Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006
C.R. 14-34

Expressing gratitude to the government of the People's Republic of China for its generosity in providing financial assistance to the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-33 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Speaker and Members of the Kosrae State Legislature for providing Congress with staffing assistance during the Second regular Session
C.R. 14-32 To approve the Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation between the Government of the Federated states of Micronesia and the Government of the People's Republic of China, executed on August 31, 2005, in accordance with 54 FSM section 210
C.R. 14-31 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to direct the Department of Foreign Affairs to develop a plan for the establishment of an FSM Embassy in the People's Republic of China
C.R. 14-30 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to direct the Department of Finance and Administration to develop and implement a plan for the prompt payment of monies owed to domestic businesses
C.R. 14-29 To approve a Pohnpei International Airport runway rehabilitation project grant from the United States Government
C.R. 14-28 Recognizing the contributions of Mr. Charles Edward Taylor to aviation history and the ongoing contribution of aviation mechanics to air travel in the FSM
C.R. 14-27 Ratifying the Geneva Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refuges
C.R. 14-26 Expressing the heartfelt condolences of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the victims of Hurricane Katrina,
C.R. 14-25 Endorsing Tax Reform for the Federated States of Micronesia as proposed by the Tax Reform Task Force
C.R. 14-24 Urging the Government of Japan to offer financial assistance to the State of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia to assist the people of Yap in their efforts to eradicate the Monitor Lizard (Varanus indicus)
C.R. 14-23 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Wincener J. David to be a member on the Board of Directors of MiCare (formerly known as the National Government Employees' Health Insurance Plan).
C.R. 14-22 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Marcus Samo to be a member on the Board of Directors of MiCare (the National Government Employees' Health Insurance Plan).
C.R. 14-21 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Carl Apis to be a member on the Board of Directors of MiCare (the National Government Employees' Health Insurance Plan).
C.R. 14-20 Ratifying the Totalization Agreement Between the Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, and The Republic of Palau on Social Security.
C.R. 14-19 To make Sei Francisco Uemoto eligible for naturalization as a citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
 

First Regular Session
(May 11-25, 2005)

C.R. 14-18

To shorten the First Regular Session of the Fourteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-17

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Andrew Yatilman to be the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure.

C.R. 14-16

Approving the transmittal of the revised Strategic Development Plan to the Joint Economic Management Committee as required under the terms of the amended Compact.

C.R. 14-15

Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005.

C.R. 14-14

Accepting the Chinese Government offer to the Federated States of Micronesia of a grant in the amount of 2,000,000 Yuan RMB for purchasing of vehicles for the Department of Foreign Affairs for the purpose of protocol use.

C.R. 14-13

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Akillino H. Susaia to be the Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs.

C.R. 14-12

Confirming the nomination of Ms. Marstella E. Jack to be the Secretary of the Department of Justice.

C.R. 14-11

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Epel Ilon to be the Head (Director) of the Office of Compact Management.

C.R. 14-10

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Sebastian Anefal to be the member of the Compact Management Board.

C.R. 14-09

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Nick Andon to be a member of the Compact Management Board.

C.R. 14-08 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Nahoy G. Selifis to be a member of the Social Security Board of Trustees.
C.R. 14-07

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Jack E. Yakana to be a member of the Social Security Board of Trustees.

C.R. 14-06

Adopting the Federated States of Micronesia National Youth Policy for the period from 2004 to 2010.

C.R. 14-05

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Camillo Noket to be an Associate Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia.

C.R. 14-04 To hold a congressional session in the State of Kosrae
C.R. 14-03

Congratulating Mr. Leo A. Falcam, Jr. on his installation as the Commanding Officer of the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station in Japan.

C.R. 14-02

To approve a technical assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Interior to train, reconcile and conduct an evaluation of the overseas medical referral program and tertiary provider claims in Hawaii.

C.R. 14-01 Designating and appointing Mr. Bradley D. Stam to the position of Legislative Counsel to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.