RESOLUTIONS
Fifteenth FSM Congress
~ May 11, 2007  thru  May 10, 2009 ~

 Resolutions

Resolution Titles

 

Seventh Special Session
(March 16-25, 2009))

C.R 15-209 Respectfully requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to allocate the share of the National Government Infrastructure Sector funding to the Faichuk Region, Chuuk State for the development of the basic infrastructures in the region.
(Adopted March 27, 2009)
C.R 15-208 Approving the Foreign Agreement between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and Hai Chan Yang Limited, a company based in Guam. (Adopted March 27, 2009)
C.R 15-207 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, 2009. (Adopted March 25, 2009)
C.R 15-206 Respectfully requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to direct the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board, the Administrator of the Social Security Program and other competent authorities under the National Government to engage in a study on the current Social Security Law, the current structure of the Social Security Program, and other Social Security programs in the various jurisdictions in the Pacific Region and come up with options that may improve the FSM Social Security Program. (Adopted March 25, 2009)
C.R 15-205 Extending the Seventh Special Session of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for three days.
(Adopted March 25, 2009)
C.R 15-204 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to request assistance from the United States and Japan to deal with fuel leaks from World War II wrecks in Chuuk Lagoon. (Adopted March 25, 2009)
C.R 15-203 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Francis I. Itimai to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA) representing the FSM National Government. (Defeated March 25, 2009)
C.R 15-202 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Fabian Sitan Nimea to be a member of the Joint Trust Fund Committee created and in existence pursuant to the Trust Fund Agreement between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the United States of America implementing sections 215 and 216 of the Compact of Free Association, as amended.
C.R 15-201 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Aren Palik to be a member of the Joint Trust Fund Committee created and in existence pursuant to the Trust Fund Agreement between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the United States of America implementing sections 215 and 216 of the Amended Compact of the Free Association and Public Law No. 15-70, as amended.
 

Sixth Regular Session
(January 26 - February 04, 2009)

C.R 15-200 Requesting the President to transfer the Project Management Unit for Compact infrastructure projects (“PMU”) back to the Department of Transportation, Communications and Infrastructure (“TCI”). (Adopted February 07, 2009)
C.R 15-199 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, 2009. (Adopted February 06, 2008)
C.R 15-198 Expressing the sadness and condolences of Congress to the family, relatives and friends of Mr. Joseph Tamag at his untimely passing. (Adopted February 04, 2008)
C.R 15-197 Requesting the President to review, for the purpose of amending, the Partnership Agreement on fishing between the European Union and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). (Adopted February 04, 2008)
C.R 15-196 Thanking and commending the incoming President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, on his inauguration and achievements. (Adopted February 04, 2008)
C.R 15-195 Thanking and commending the outgoing President of the United States of America, George W. Bush, for his past work and achievements in promoting the development of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 04, 2008)
C.R 15-194 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, 2009.
C.R 15-193 To ratify the Copenhagen Declaration on Anti-Doping in Sports.
C.R 15-192 To ratify the amendments to the Agreement on Regional Cooperation in Matters affecting International Commercial Shipping in Micronesia (MSC Treaty); to reflect the current needs of the three Participating Governments in order to help boost our economies, to ensure security of our seaports and to promote fair trade and shipping amongst and within the MSC Treaty participating Governments. (Adopted February 04, 2008)
C.R 15-191 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to convene an immediate National and State Leadership Conference, consisting of designated members of the Executive and Legislative Branches, the four State Governors, and the Director or his designee of the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) to consider the issue of the public infrastructure sector grant, and other related matters. (Adopted January 29, 2008)
C.R 15-190 Extending the Presidential Emergency Declaration, and the State of Emergency established thereby, that was declared by the President of the Federated States of Micronesia on December 29, 2008 to respond to a disaster situation caused by tidal surges for an additional period of 15 days, and directing the President not to extend emergency food assistance beyond January 28, 2009.
C.R 15-189 Revoking the Presidential Emergency Declaration, and lifting the State of Emergency established thereby, that was declared by the President of the Federated States of Micronesia on December 29, 2008 to respond to a disaster situation caused by tidal surges.
C.R 15-188 Thanking and Commending the outgoing President of the Republic of Palau, H.E. President Thomas Esang Remengesau JR. for his past work and achievements on behalf of our region. (Adopted February 04, 2008)
C.R 15-187 Approving a $200,000 USD Grant from the Government of Turkey for a solar-powered groundwater supply system for atoll islands of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 04, 2008)
C.R 15-186 Approving the Federated States of Micronesia’s National Policy on Disability for the period of 2009 to 2016.
C.R 15-185 Ratifying the Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) between the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
C.R 15-184 Endorsing implementation of the Federated States of Micronesia’s obligation under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) for packaging and labeling of tobacco products.
C.R 15-183 To approve the agreement for the grant of a foreign financial assistance from the United Nations Trust Fund in the amount of $117,568.00 for the purposes defraying the costs and expenses associated with the task of delineating the outer limits of the FSM Continental Shelf beyond its 200 nautical miles exclusive economic zone. (Adopted January 30, 2008)
 

Sixth Special Session
(January 05 - 08, 2009)

C.R. 15-182 To approve a gratuitous grant in the sum of $100,000 from the Government of the People’s Republic of China for emergency relief effort in the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted January 07, 2009)
 

Fifth Special Session
(November 26-December 02, 2008)

C.R. 15-181 To approve a sum of $150,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services for the establishment of the FSM-Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Project in the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted December 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-180 Approving the Amendment to the Foreign Fishing Agreement between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and the Taiwan Deep Sea Tuna Boatowners and Exporters Association. (Adopted December 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-179 To amend the Official Rules of Procedure of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 15-178 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated of Micronesia for the legal services of R. Scott Waterfall during the Fifth Special Session. (Adopted December 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-177 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated of Micronesia for the legal services of Harry Seymour, Esq. during the Fifth Special Session. (Adopted December 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-176 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated of Micronesia for the legal services of Yoslyn G. Sigrah during the Fifth Special Session. (Adopted December 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-175 Extending the Fifth Special Session of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for [one] two days. (Adopted December 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-174 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jefferson Timothy to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors
C.R. 15-173 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, 2009. (Adopted December 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-172 Confirming the nomination of Jane Chigiyal to be the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted December 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-171 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lorin Robert to the US-FSM Compact of Free Association Joint Economic Management Committee (JEMCO)
C.R. 15-170 Congratulating the President-elect and Vice President-elect of the Republic of Palau, and the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates of the Republic of Palau on their election and appointment to their respective offices.
(Adopted December 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-169 Calling upon the President to request the United States of America to establish an office of the United States Office of Insular Affairs in the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted December 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-168 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kapilly Capelle to be a member on the MiCare Board of Directors.
(Adopted December 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-167 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kasio E. Mida to serve as a regent on the College of Micronesia-FSM Board of Regents.
(Adopted December 03, 2008)
 

Fifth Regular Session
(September 12-October 03, 2008)

C.R. 15-166 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated of Micronesia to the services of Sue Ann Schadeck during the Fifth Regular Session. (Adopted October 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-165 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Kasio Mida to serve as a regent on the College of Micronesia Board of Regents. (Adopted October 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-164 To ratify the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling.
C.R. 15-163 Extending the Fifth Regular Session of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for another one additional day. (Adopted October 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-162 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated of Micronesia for the legal services of Harry Seymour, Esq. during the Fifth Regular Session. (Adopted October 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-161 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated of Micronesia for the legal services of Carolyn Kern, Esq. during the Fifth Regular Session. (Adopted October 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-160 Approving the Foreign Fishing Agreement between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and Fung Li Fisheries Guam, Incorporated. (Adopted October 01, 2008)
C.R. 15-159 To hold the next session in the State of Chuuk. (Adopted October 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-158 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, 2009. (Adopted September 29, 2008)
C.R. 15-157 Extending the Fifth Regular Session of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for one additional day. (Adopted September 29, 2008)
C.R. 15-156 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Ilai D. Abraham to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors.
C.R. 15-155 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Bernes Reselap to be the FSM National Election Commissioner for Chuuk State. (Adopted September 25, 2008)
C.R. 15-154  
C.R. 15-153 Adopting the Federated States of Micronesia National Trade Policy and ratifying the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement (PICTA) dated August, 2001 and its subsequent amendments.
C.R. 15-152 To join the World Organization for Animal Health and accede to the International Agreement for the Creation of an Office International des Epizooties dated January 25, 1924 and its Organic Statutes.
C.R. 15-151 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Charles L. Chieng to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors. (Adopted October 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-150 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Nahoy G. Selifis to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors. (Adopted October 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-149 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Former Federated States of Micronesia Vice-President Hiroshi Ismael. (Adopted September 19, 2008)
C.R. 15-148 Urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to initiate bilateral talks with countries in the Asia-Pacific Region in order to increase air transportation services.
C.R. 15-147 To approve the agreement and the acceptance and receipt of the sum of US$50,000 donated by the People’s Republic of China to the FSM for the 19th South Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) meeting held in the State of Pohnpei, FSM, September 4 to 12, 2008. (Adopted September 19, 2008)
C.R. 15-146 Confirming the nomination of Mrs. Roselain Nakanaga to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors.  (Adopted October 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-145 Respectfully conveying the profound gratitude and sincere appreciation of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to a team of health service professionals plus the crew from the United States Hospital Ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) for the free humanitarian civic assistance and medical services provided to the people of Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap during her visit in the FSM. (Adopted September 19, 2008)
 

Fourth Regular Session
(May 12-31, 2008)

C.R. 15-144 To approve a Public Infrastructure Grant from the US Department of Interior to fund small-scale infrastructure projects for the four state governments.
C.R. 15-143 Inviting former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori to address the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia during his visit to the FSM in July 2008. (Adopted May 31, 2008)
C.R. 15-142 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, 2008. (Adopted May 29, 2008)
C.R. 15-141 Ratifying the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and their Destruction.
C.R. 15-140 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for the decision of the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii to again accept Micronesian clients, and to Mr. Chuck Greenfield for his continuing assistance to Micronesians in Hawaii. (Adopted May 28, 2008)
C.R. 15-139 Confirming the nomination of Mr. William Hawley to be a member on the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation. (Adopted September 15, 2008)
C.R. 15-138 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Jesse Giltamag to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Banking Board. (Adopted September 15, 2008)
C.R. 15-137 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kasio E. Mida to be the member on the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM.
C.R. 15-136 Approving the Agreement for Foreign Fishing Vessels between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and B.J. Fish Agency. (Adopted May 29, 2008)
C.R. 15-135 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Romeo Osiena to be a member on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management (NORMA). (Adopted September 23, 2008)
C.R. 15-134 Expressing the condolences of the Federated States of Micronesia for the widespread damage and the loss of lives caused by the recent earthquake in Sichuan, China. (Adopted May 19, 2008)
C.R. 15-133 To authorize the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request to the United States under Article V of the Financial Procedures Agreement. (Adopted May 29, 2008)
C.R. 15-132 Ratifying the Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the United States of America for the gratuitous grant of $70,000.00 (USD) for the Public Auditor Training Program and for other purposes. (Adopted September 26, 2008)

Fourth Special Session
(March 24 - April 4, 2008)

C.R. 15-131 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Seberiano O. Barnabas to be the FSM National Election Commissioner for Pohnpei State. (Adopted April 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-130 Ratifying the Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the United States of America for $2,300,000.00 (USD) for Chuuk Reduction in Force (RIF) and to further economic recovery efforts in the State of Chuuk. (Adopted April 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-129 Congratulating the President, Premier and Chairman of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China on their reappointment by the National People’s Congress to their leadership positions.
C.R. 15-128 Urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to direct the College of Micronesia-FSM to establish a vocational education campus in Chuuk State.
C.R. 15-127 Expressing the sadness and the sincere condolences of the 15th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the late Iso Nahnken of Madolehnimw, the Honorable Johnny Hadley. (Adopted April 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-126 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the former Floor Leader of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Honorable Simiram Sipenuk. (Adopted April 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-125 Declaring the importance of Information and Communications Technology and broadband telecommunications to the economic and social development of the Federated States of Micronesia and designating broadband submarine fiber optics capacity as critical infrastructure for the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted April 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-124  
C.R. 15-123 Confirming the nomination of Mr. James Naich to be the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia Embassy to the Government of the United States of America.
C.R. 15-122 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Jeem Lippwe to be the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-121 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Renster R. Andrew to be the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia Embassy to the Government of Japan. (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-120 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Gerson Jackson to be the Consul General for the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia at the Office of the Consul General in Guam. (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-119 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Akillino Susaia to be the Consul General for the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia at the Office of the Consul General in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-118 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Carl Apis to be the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia Embassy to the Government of the People’s Republic of China. (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-117 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Jeem Lippwe to be the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia Embassy to the Government of the United States of America.
C.R. 15-116 Confirming the nomination of Mr. James Naich to be the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.
C.R. 15-115 To appropriate the sum of $2,300,000 out of the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, from the Compact Sector Grant Fund to fund the reduction-in-force component of the Chuuk State financial recovery plan, and for other purposes. (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-114 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Tos Nakayama to be a member on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management (NORMA).
C.R. 15-113 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Yosuo Phillip to be a member on the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation.
 

Third Regular Session
(February 4-23, 2008)

C.R. 15-112 To approve the in-principle terms of the Bridging Agreement between Mobil Oil Micronesia, Inc.,(“MOMI”),the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, and Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation (“FSMPC”), whereby the purpose of said Agreement is to allow FSMPC to acquire MOMI’s assets in the States of Yap and Chuuk and commence operations in those states as well as in the State of Kosrae, while allowing Pohnpei State time to come to a decision with regards to joining the FSMPC.
C.R. 15-111 Expressing the gratitude of the Congress and the people of the Federated States of Micronesia to Bethwel Henry for his lifetime of dedicated service to the people of the Federated States of Micronesia and his years of service as Postmaster of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 15-110 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Casiano Shoniber to be the Secretary of the FSM Department of Education. (Adopted February 23, 2008)
C.R. 15-109 Inviting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to deliver a State of the Federation address to the nation in the spring of 2008. (Adopted February 23, 2008)
C.R. 15-108 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, 2008. (Adopted February 22, 2008)
C.R. 15-107 Expressing the sadness of Congress at the untimely passing of Mr. Wilton Mackwelung and recognizing his years of dedication and service to the Government and people of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 23, 2008)
C.R. 15-106 Approving the Agreement for Foreign Fishing Vessels between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and the National Fisheries Corporation. (Adopted February 23, 2008)
C.R. 15-105 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Reed Bermin Oliver to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Banking Board. (Adopted April 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-104 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Ricky Carl to be a member on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management (NORMA). (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-103 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to recognizing the allocation of infrastructure among the five regions in the State of Chuuk and to seek additional funding assistance to fund the infrastructure projects that are not funded under the Amended Compact but were identified in the FSM Infrastructure Development Plan and the Nathan and Associates Report.
C.R. 15-102 Ratifying the Micronesian Challenge and its commitment to effectively conserve at least 30% of the near-shore marine resources and 20% of the terrestrial resources across Micronesia by year 2020.
C.R. 15-101 Confirming the nomination of Francis I. Itimai to be the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communications and Infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 13, 2008)
C.R. 15-100 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kangichy Welle to be the member on the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia.
C.R. 15-99 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Gideon Kikku to be the FSM National Election Commissioner for Chuuk State.
C.R. 15-98 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Rufin Micky to be a member on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA).
C.R. 15-97 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Redley Killion to be a member on the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation. (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-96 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Alexander R. Narruhn to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Banking Board. (Adopted April 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-95 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Arthy G. Nena to a member on the Board of Directors of MiCare (formerly known as the National Government Employees' Health Insurance Plan). (Adopted April 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-94 To appropriate from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, a sum of $3.5 million for the purpose of funding public projects in the four States, and for other purposes.
C.R. 15-93 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Yalmer Helgenberger to be a member on the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation. (Adopted April 03, 2008)
C.R. 15-92 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Rensley Sigrah to be a member on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management (NORMA). (Adopted April 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-91 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Casiano Shoniber to be the Secretary of the Department of Education of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Defeated February 21, 2008)
C.R. 15-90 Urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to request the United States of America to forgive student loans taken out by Freely Associated States students during the period of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
C.R. 15-89 Ratifying the Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the People’s Republic of China for the Economic and Technical Cooperation grant aid in the amount of 20,000,000.00 RMB to be used for projects agreed upon by both governments. (Adopted February 23, 2008)
C.R. 15-88 Acknowledging the gratuitous grant contribution by the People’s Republic of China in the amount of $1,000,000.00 (USD) for the Federated States of Micronesia Trust Fund. (Adopted February 19, 2008)
C.R. 15-87 Ratifying the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations. (Adopted October 02, 2008)
C.R. 15-86 Ratifying the Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the People’s Republic of China for the gratuitous grant of $4,000,000.00 (RMB) that will be disbursed over three years to the Federated States of Micronesia Embassy in Beijing, China to assist in leasing a house and for other related purposes. (Adopted February 21, 2008)
C.R. 15-85 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Seberiano O. Barnabas to serve as National Election Commissioner for Pohnpei State. (Adopted April 01, 2008)
C.R. 15-84

Confirming the nomination of Peter M. Christian to be the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 13, 2008)

C.R. 15-83 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Midion G. Neth to be the Postmaster General of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 21, 2008)
C.R. 15-82

Confirming the nomination of Ismael Dobich to be the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Defeated February 20, 2008)

C.R. 15-81 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Jonathan John to be the FSM National Election Commissioner for Pohnpei State.
C.R. 15-80

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kimeuo Kimiuo to be the National Election Director of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 13, 2008)

C.R. 15-79

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Yosiwo P. George to serve as Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of the United States of America. (Adopted February 13, 2008)

C.R. 15-78

Confirming the nomination of Dr. Rufino Mauricio to be the Director of the Office of National Archives, Culture and Historic Preservation of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 13, 2008)

C.R. 15-77

Confirming the nomination of Mr. John Fritz to serve as Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of Japan. (Adopted February 13, 2008)

Third Special Session
(November 14 - 24, 2007)

C.R. 15-76 Extending the Third Special Session of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for one additional day. (Adopted November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-75 Calling upon all of the States of the Federated States of Micronesia to authorize agreements necessary for the acquisition of fuel supply facilities currently owned by Mobil Oil Micronesia by the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation and for a five-year fuel supply for all of the States. (Adopted November 24, 2007)
C.R. 15-74 Approving the $4 million grant from the People’s Republic of China submitted to the FSM in November 2007. (Adopted November 24, 2007)
C.R. 15-73 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress for the dedication and lifetime achievement in public service of Johnny P. David, Governor of Pohnpei. (Adopted November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-72 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to create a Task Force to study the possibility of constructing an airstrip on the island of Alei in the Polowat Atoll in the Northwest Region of Chuuk State.
C.R. 15-71 Calling upon the Department of Health and Social Affairs to dramatically improve the delivery of health services to citizens of the FSM, particularly with regard to the preventable and/or treatable communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, hepatitis B and syphilis, in order to be responsive to the concerns of the State of Hawaii and other affected jurisdictions concerning the health status of migrants from the FSM to those jurisdictions. (Adopted April 04, 2008)
C.R. 15-70 Endorsing the plan by the Faichuk Development Authority to implement infrastructure development in the Faichuk Region as outlined in the FSM Infrastructure Development Plan, Volume V, for Chuuk State-May, 2002, and other public projects with forward financing, provided, such financing program is adopted by the Governments of the Federated States of Micronesia and United States of America.
C.R. 15-69 A resolution to amend the Official Rules of Procedure of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted November 21, 2007)
C.R. 15-68 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Ismael I. Dobich to serve as National Election Commissioner for Chuuk State.
C.R. 15-67 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kun J. Olter to serve as National Election Commissioner for Kosrae State. (Adopted  November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-66 Confirming the nomination of Mr. John A. Chugen to serve as National Election Commissioner for Yap State. (Adopted  November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-65 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Seberiano O. Barnabas to serve as National Election Commissioner for Pohnpei State. (Defeated November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-64 Confirming the nomination of Vita Akapito Skilling to be the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted November 22, 2007)
C.R. 15-63 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Junior Nomau to be the Postmaster General of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Defeated November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-62 Confirming the nomination of Yosiwo P. George to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board. (Adopted November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-61 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Graceful Enlet to be a member of the COM-FSM Board of Regents. (Adopted November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-60 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Augustine Sue to be a member of the MiCare Board of Directors.
C.R. 15-59 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Samson Pretrick to serve as Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of Fiji. (Adopted November 22, 2007)
C.R. 15-58 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Sabino S. Asor to serve as Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United States of America. (Defeated November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-57 Confirming the nomination of Maketo Robert to be the Secretary of the Department of Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted February 13, 2007)
C.R. 15-56 Confirming the nomination of Steven George to be the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Defeated November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-55 Confirming the nomination of Lyndon L. Cornelius to be Kosrae State’s representative or member on the Board of Regents of College of Micronesia. (Adopted November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-54 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Francis Itimai to be the Secretary of the FSM Department of Transportation and Communication. (Adopted November 22, 2007)
C.R. 15-53 Recognizing the continuing accomplishments of Mr. Manuel Miningfel of the State of Yap for his on-going success in the international sport of weightlifting. (Adopted November 19, 2007)
 

Second Regular Session
(September 12 - October 1, 2007)

C.R. 15-52 Congratulating the nine athletes who represented the Federated States of Micronesia at the 2007 South Pacific Games in Samoa for their outstanding performances. (Adopted September 27, 2007)
C.R. 15-51 Ratifying the Revised Cotonou Agreement between the European Community (EC) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP) of the which the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is a partner by advancing economic, cultural and social development and strengthening of partnership, development of cooperation and economic and trade relations through contributing to peace and security in promoting a stable and democratic political environment. (Adopted November 24, 2007)
C.R. 15-50 Denying Approval of the Foreign Fishing Agreement between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and Pacific Foods and Services Incorporated. (Adopted September 26, 2007)
C.R. 15-49 Confirmation the nomination of Mr. Johnny Meippen to be a member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors.  (Defeated November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-48 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Lyndon L. Cornelius to be Kosrae State’s representative or member on the Board of Regents of College of Micronesia. (Adopted September 27, 2007)
C.R. 15-47 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, 2008. (Adopted September 27, 2007)
C.R. 15-46 Expressing the gratitude of the congress and the people of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Honorable Joseph J. Urusemal for his many years of dedicated service as a member of congress and his year of services as the president of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted September 24, 2007)
C.R. 15-45 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Robert Taulung to be the member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors. (Adopted November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-44 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Thomas Tamangmow to be the member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors. (Adopted November 23, 2007)
C.R. 15-43 Expressing the gratitude of the Congress and the people of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Honorable Redley Killion for his many years of dedicated service as a member of Congress and as Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted September 24, 2007)
C.R. 15-42 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Marcelino Actouka to be the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communications and Infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 15-41 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Gerson Jackson to be the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Defeated September 27, 2007)
C.R. 15-40 Congratulating Dr. Johnny S. Hedson from the State of Pohnpei for becoming the president of the Pacific Basin Medical Association (PBMA)
C.R. 15-39 To approve the terms of supply and purchase agreements with Mobil Oil Micronesia, Inc. (MOMI). (Adopted September 26, 2007)
C.R. 15-38 Welcoming and thanking the delegation from the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China to the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted September 08, 2007)
C.R. 15-37 Confirming the nomination of Mrs. Mary Berngun Figir to be a member of the COM-FSM Board of Regent. (Adopted September 24, 2007)
 

Second Special Session
( September 5-11, 2007)

C.R. 15-36 Approving Airport Improvement Program project grant agreements between the Federated States of Micronesia and the United States. (Adopted September 08, 2007)
C.R. 15-35

To shorten the Second Special Session of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted September 08, 2007)

C.R. 15-34 Ratify the Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related matters.
C.R. 15-33 Ratify the Amendments to the Palau Arrangement for the Management of the Western Pacific Purse Seine Fishery.
C.R. 15-32

Ratify the Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on
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C.R. 15-31

To approve a Technical Assistance Grant from the U.S. Department of Interior to support Airport Security Training.. (Adopted July 21, 2007)

 

First Special Session
(July 10-19, 2007)

C.R. 15-30 Endorsing the Stamp and Philatelic Agency agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Inter - Governmental Philatelic Corporation. (Adopted July 21, 2007)
C.R. 15-29 Confirming the nomination of Evelynn Adolph to be a member of the Compact Management Board pursuant to Section 1503 (1) (b) of title 55 of FSM Code. (Adopted July 21, 2007)
C.R. 15-28 Distribution of 2006 / 2007 Goods and Services. (Adopted July 20, 2007)
C.R. 15-27 Extending the First Special Session of the Fifteenth Congress of Micronesia for two additional days. (Adopted July 19, 2007)
C.R. 15-26 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. (Adopted July 19, 2007)
C.R. 15-25 Expressing the gratitude of the Federated States of Micronesia to Mr. Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States of America, for his continuing efforts to heighten international awareness of the emerging crisis due to global warming and climate change. (Adopted July 19, 2007)
C.R. 15-24 Amending the Official Rules of Procedure of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.R. 15-23 To approve the in-principle terms of the acquisition of certain fuel facilities from Mobil Oil Micronesia, Inc. ("MOMI") and of a new nation-wide fuel supply agreement. (Adopted July 20, 2007)
C.R. 15-22 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to look into and assess the practice done by the COM-FSM Institution of hiring of non-citizens over FSM citizens, disbursing refund checks to students having outstanding with the Institution, and receiving direct foreign assistance from outside donors or entities.
C.R. 15-21 Confirming the nomination of Julius Joey Sapelalut to be the Chief of Office of the Public Defender of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted July 20, 2007)
C.R. 15-20 Confirming the nomination of Robert W. Spegal to be the Secretary of the Department of health and Social Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Defeated September 27, 2007)
C.R. 15-19 Confirming the nomination of Roger S. Mori to be the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Defeated September 27, 2007)
C.R. 15-18 Confirming the nomination of Andrew Yatilman to be the Director of the Office of Environmental and Emergency Management of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted September 21, 2007)
C.R. 15-17 Confirming the nomination of Lorin S. Robert to be the secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted July 13, 2007)
C.R. 15-16 Confirming the nomination of Finley Perman to be the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Administration of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted July 13, 2007)
C.R. 15-15 Confirming the nomination of Evelyn Adolph to the US - FSM Compact of Free Association Joint Economic Management Committee (JEMCO)
C.R. 15-14 Confirming the nomination of Anna Mendiola to the US-FSM Compact of Free Association Trust Fund Board of Trustees.
C.R. 15-13

Confirming the nomination of Francis I. Itimai to be the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communications and Infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Defeated July 20, 2007)

C.R. 15-12 Confirming the nomination of Fabian Nimea to be the Director of the Office Statistics, Budget, Overseas Development Assistant and Compact Management of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted September 24, 2007)
C.R. 15-11 Confirming the nomination of Dana Wesley Smith to be the Secretary of the Department of Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 15-10 Endorsing the Stamp and Philatelic Agency Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Inter-Governmental Philatelic Corporation.
 

First Regular Session
(May 11-31, 2007)

C.R. 15-9 To authorize the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request to the United States under Article V of the Financial Procedures Agreement. (Adopted May 30, 2007)
C.R. 15-8 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. (Adopted May 30, 2007)
C.R. 15-7 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Fifteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of John A. Mangefel of the State of Yap. (Adopted May 29, 2007)
C.R. 15-6 Confirming the nomination of Lyndon L. Cornelius to be Kosrae State’s representative or member on the Board of Regents of College of Micronesia.
C.R. 15-5

To approve a grant from the European Union Conservation and Environmental Protection Programme (CEPP) for capacity building and strengthening the delivery of services by Non State Actors (NSA) in the area of conservation and environmental protection for the FSM.

C.R. 15-4 To approve a technical assistance grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior that will foster the participation by FSM auditors in the Auditor Training Program with the Department of Interior’s Office of the Inspector General. (Adopted September 08, 2007)
C.R. 15-3 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. (Adopted May 26, 2007)
C.R. 15-2 To approve a grant from the Pacific Regional Policing Initiative (PRPI) for the implementation of Federated States of Micronesia Law Enforcement Training Academy for state and national police officers. (Adopted May 28, 2007)
C.R. 15-1

Designating and appointing Mr. T. Lam Dang to the position of Legislative Counsel to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia. (Adopted May 15, 2007)