STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
 Fifteenth FSM Congress
 ~ May 11, 2007  thru  May 10, 2009 ~

 Report Number

Committee Report Titles
 

SCR 15-182  Appointment and composition of FSM Telecom Board
SCR 15-181 To confirm the nomination of Francis I. Itimai to serve as a member on the Board of Directors of NORMA
SCR 15-180 Agreement on Regional Cooperation in matter affecting international Commercial Shipping in Micronesia (MSC Treaty)
SCR 15-179 Grant from the Government of Turkey for a Solar-Powered Supply .
SCR 15-178 To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federates States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 405 to reduce the minimum premium contribution for Health Insurance of Participating Agencies or participating business from fifty-two percent to fifty percent of premium payment for their eligible employees, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-177  Nomination of Mr. Lorin Reobert to the US-FSM Compact of Free Association Joint Economic Management Committee (JEMCO).
SCR 15-176 Nomination of Mr. Jefferson Timothy to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors.
SCR 15-175 To approve  $200,000 USD Grant from the Government of Turkey for a Solar-Powered Supply System for atoll islands of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-174 Approve the agreement for the grant of a Foreign Financial Assistance from the United Nations Trust Fund.
SCR 15-173 Override of Presidential Veto, "An act to further amend Public Law No. 11-27, as amended by amending section 3 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the state of Yap, and for other purposes."
SCR 15-172 Override of Presidential Veto, " An act to appropriate $1,400,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the Fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, for the purpose of funding Public Projects and Social Programs in the States of Chuuk, Yap, Pohnpei and Kosrae, and for other purposes."
SCR 15-171 Override of Presidential Veto, " An act to appropriate the sum of $271,537, from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of funding the upcoming FSM Public Safety Academy, Caroline Island Air Inc., T-3 Program, Office of Statistics, Budget, Overseas Development Assistant and Compact Management, Chuuk Office of National Public Auditor, Micronesia Seminar Project and Former FSM Ambassador for the United States, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-170 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 it's organic statutes
SCR 15-169 Confirming the nomination of Jane Chigiyal to be the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-168 To further amend Public Law No. 11-27, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof, to change the use of funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Yap, and for other purposes
SCR 15-167 Appropriate the sum of $40,000 from the general fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose to fund the upcoming FSM Public Safety Academy, and for other purposes
SCR 15-166 To further amend title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 15-120, 7-118, 9-056, 12-76, 14-37 and 14-86, by amending the following provisions of title 53, sections 603, 605, 607, 801, 802, 803, 803A, 804, 806, 809, 901, 902 and 1006 and adding new sections 812 and 813, to provide for greater financial stability for the FSM Social Security Administration and to reduce its un-funded liability, by raising tax rates, providing varying optional benefit payouts, clarifying definitions, and to change restrictions to the types of investment that Social Security may engage in and for other purposes.
SCR 15-165 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kasio E. Mida to be a member on the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM
SCR 15-164 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kapilly Capelle to be a member on the Board of Directors, FSM MiCare
SCR 15-163 To further amend section 1 of Public law No. 14-167, as amended, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for Kosrae State, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-162 To provide for the appointment of the FSM Representatives to the Join Economic Management Committee and the Joint Trust Fund Committee in accordance with the Compact of the Free Association, as amended between the Federated States of Micronesia and the United States, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-161 To appropriate the sum of $40,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose to fund the upcoming FSM Public Safety Academy, and for other purposes
SCR 15-160

To further amend Public law no. 15-132, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Pohnpei

SCR 15-159 To further amend Public Law No. 15-125, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, and for other purposes
SCR 15-158 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.
SCR 15-157 Appointment of Roselain Nakanaga to FSM Social Security Board
SCR 15-156 Appointment of Charles L. Chieng to FSM Social Security Board
SCR 15-155 Appointment of Ilai Abraham to FSM Social Security Board
SCR 15-154 Appointment of Nahoy D. Abraham to FSM Social Security Board
SCR 15-153 Second Tranche Funding (372,000)
SCR 15-152 Foreign Fisheries Agreement between the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA) and Fung Li Fisheries Guam, INc.
SCR 15-151 Nomination of Jesse Giltamag to the FSM Banking Board
SCR 15-150 A resolution ratifying the convention on the privileges and immunities of the United Nations
SCR 15-149 Public Officials - Campaigns and Financial Disclosures
SCR 15-148 Budget for Fiscal Year 2009 for the operation of all branches of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, it's Agencies, Various Programs, Grants, Subsidies and Contributions, and for other purposes
SCR 15-147 To propose an amendment to section 8 of article IX and section 4 of article X of the constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of increasing the length of terms for members of Congress elected from Congressional Districts in each state based on population to four years.
SCR 15-146

Nomination of Kasio E. Mida to the COM-FSM Board of Regents

SCR 15-145 Dual Citizenship
SCR 15-144  
SCR 15-143 FY 2009 Budget for Ways and Means
SCR 15-142 Nomination of Mr. Romeo Osiena as a the Chuuk member on the Board of National Oceanic Resources Management Authority.
SCR 15-141 FY 2009 BUDGET for Department of HESA
SCR 15-140  
SCR 15-139  
SCR 15-138  
SCR 15-137  
SCR 15-136  
SCR 15-135 FY 2009 BUDGET for Department of J & GO
SCR 15-134 Goods and Services 2008-2009
SCR 15-133 Override of Presidential Veto
SCR 15-132 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Willy Hawley to the FSM Petroleum Corporation of Directors
SCR 15-131 Goods and Services 2008-2009
SCR 15-130 FY 2009 BUDGET for Department of Transportation and Communication
SCR 15-129 Proposed Amendment to Title 52 (MiCare Health Insurance Plan)
SCR 15-128 Increase in Public Service Salary
SCR 15-127 FY 2009 BUDGET for Department of R & D
SCR 15-126 To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by further amending section 222, as amended by Public laws Nos. 10-10, 10-136, 10-149, 11-43, 11-70 and 11-82, to add a subparagraph (9) to create a new exemption for Health, Education and Welfare related goods donated for Humanitarian use, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-125 Recommended National Government 2009 Compact Budget Request
SCR 15-124 Recommended National Government 2009 Compact Budget Request
SCR 15-123 Trust Fund Benefit for Former FSM Presidents 
SCR 15-122 Supplemental Budget 2008
SCR 15-121 Exemption on Import Duties on certain donated goods
SCR 15-120 To further amend Public Law No. 14-84, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for Public Projects and Social Programs in the state of Kosrae, and for other purposes
SCR 15-119 Election Funding for March 2009
SCR 15-118 To amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by enacting new sections 210 and 211 of Chapter 2 thereof, to establish a Trust Fund for the benefit of the Former Presidents of the Federated States of Micronesia and to provide for an allowance to Former Presidents of the Federated States of Micronesia payable from such fund, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-117 To Change the use of certain funds previously appropriated for Public Projects and Social Programs for the states of Kosrae, Chuuk and Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-116 FY-09 Budget for Department of Foreign Affairs
SCR 15-115 Agreement for Foreign Fishing Vessels Between NORMA and B.J. Agency
SCR 15-114 Election Funding - March 2009
SCR 15-113 To further amend Title 41 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish a Cancer Registry System in the FSM.
SCR 15-112 To permit a registered voter to cast a ballot when their name does not appear on a signature list
SCR 15-111 National Elections - Timing for filing of nomination papers
SCR 15-110 Appropriation of $2,300,000 from the Compact Sector Grant to fund the Reduction In Force component of the Chuuk State Financial Recovery Plan.
SCR 15-109 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Reed Bermin Oliver to the FSM Banking Board
SCR 15-108 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Alexander Narruhn to the FSM Banking Board
SCR 15-107  Calling upon the Department of Health and Social Affairs to improve the delivery of Health Services to the citizens of the FSM
SCR 15-106 To further amend title 40 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 326 and 327 thereof to make National Student Loans available for the courses of study leading to Commercial Aviation Licenses, Ratings and Certifications and further amend title 54 of the code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 805 thereof, to provide Scholarships for certain Aviation related Post-Secondary Programs leading to Commercial Licenses and Certifications and for other purposes.
SCR 15-105 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Gerson Jackson for the position of Consul General in Guam
SCR 15-104 Confirming the nomination of Mr. James Naich as Deputy Chief of Mission in United States of America
SCR 15-103 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Renster R. Andrew as Deputy Chief of Mission in Tokyo
SCR 15-102 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Jeem Lippwe as Deputy Chief of Mission of New York
SCR 15-101 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Carl Apis to be the Deputy Chief of Mission in Beijing
SCR 15-100 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Akilino Susaia for Consul General in Honolulu
SCR 15-99 Nomination of Mr. Ricky Carl as the member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority from Pohnpei
SCR 15-98 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Redley Killion to the FSM Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors
SCR 15-97 Confirming the Nomination of Mr. Arthy G. Nena to be a member of the Board of Directors of Micare (formerly knows as the National Government Employees Health Insurance Plan)
SCR 15-96 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Yalmer Helgenberger to the FSM Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors
SCR 15-95 Nomination of Mr. Rensley Sigrah as the National Government representative on the National Oceanic Resource Manage Authority.
SCR 15-94 To further amend title 40 of the code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 326 and 327 thereof to make National Student Loans available for courses of study leading to commercial Aviation Licenses, ratings and certifications and to further amend title 54 of the code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 805 thereof, to provide scholarships for certain aviation related post-secondary programs leading to commercial licenses and certifications, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-93 Change the mandatory retirement age from 60 to 65
SCR 15-92 Supplemental Budget 2008 to appropriate the sum of $50,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of funding the Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT) operation endowment fund and for other purposes
SCR 15-91 Supplemental Budget 2008 to appropriate and addition $7,619,122 from the General fund for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2008 and for other purposes.
SCR 15-90 Confirming the Nomination of Mr. Jonathan John to serve as National Election Commissioner for the Pohnpei State
SCR 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 the projects agreed upon by both Governments.
SCR 15-88 National Fisheries Corporation - NORMA Foreign Fishing Vessel agreement
SCR 15-87 Captive Insurance
SCR 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)
SCR 15-85 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Casiano Shiniber to be the Secretary of the Department of Education of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-84 Confirming the nomination of Ismael Dobich to be the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-83 Naturalization of FSM Nationals
SCR 15-82 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Midion G. Neth to be the Postmaster General of the Federated States of Micronesia
SCR 15-81 Confirming the nomination of Mr. John Fritz to serve as Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of Japan.
SCR 15-80 Nomination of Francis I. Itimai to be the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia
SCR 15-79 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.
SCR 15-78 Spouse permit entitlement for widow(er)s who have resided in the FSM at least twenty years
SCR 15-77 To appropriate from the General fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, a sum of $366,255 realized from the 20% restricted funds previously allocated for the Health and Education in Chuuk State for the purpose of funding the Chuuk State Governmental Financial reform, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-76 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.
SCR 15-75 To amend title 24 of the FSM Code to Establish a limit of two terms for members of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority  (NORMA) and to limit the period of time a member may serve after expiration of a term.
SCR 15-74 Confirming the nomination of Peter M. Christian to be the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-73 Confirming the nomination of Dr. Rufino Mauricio to be the Director of the office the National Archives, Culture and Historic Preservation of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-72 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kimeuo Kimuo to be the National election director of the Federated States of Micronesia
SCR 15-71 To appropriate a sum of $342,000 from the general fund of the Federated States of Micronesia from the fiscal year 2008 for the purpose fo funding Public Projects in the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
SCR 15-70 Excepting Federally funded employees from the public service system
SCR 15-69 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Ismael I. Dobich to serve as National Election Commissioner for Chuuk State
SCR 15-68 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kun J. Olter to serve as National Election Commission for Kosrae State
SCR 15-67 Confirming the nomination of Mr. John A. Chugen to serve as National Election Commissioner for Yap State
SCR 15-66 Confirming the nomination of Yosiwo P. George to be a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board
SCR 15-65 CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MR. GRACEFUL ENLET TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COM-FSM BOARD OF REGENTS
SCR 15-64 Confirming the nomination of Lyndon L. Cornelius to be the Kosrae States representative or member on the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia.
SCR 15-63 Confirming the Nomination of Mr. Seberiano O. Barnabas to serve as the National Election Commissioner for the Pohnpei State
SCR 15-62 Confirming the nomination of Junior Nomau to be the Postmaster General of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-61 Confirming the nomination of Maketo Robert to be the Secretary of the Department of Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia
SCR 15-60 Second tranche of the FSM National Government's portion of the Private Sector Development
SCR 15-59 Ratifying the amendments to the Palau arrangement for the Management of the Western Pacific Purse Seine Fishery
SCR 15-58 Confirming the nomination of Steven George to be the Secretary of the Department of Resource and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia
SCR 15-57 Nomination of Johnny Meippen as the member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority from Chuuk
SCR 15-56 Nomination of Mr. Robert Taulung as the member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority from Kosrae
SCR 15-55 Nomination of Thomas Tamangmow as the member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority from Yap.
SCR 15-54 Supplemental Budget to appropriate and addition $3.4 Million from the General Fund for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2008 and for other purposes
SCR 15-53 Confirming the nomination of Vita Akapito Skillin to be the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-52 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Samson Pretrick to serve as Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of Fiji.
SCR 15-51 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Sabino S. Asor to serve as Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United States of America.
SCR 15-50 To amend Public Law 15-08 to provide and alternative procedure for divestment of the FSM Petroleum Corporation assets and operations
SCR 15-49 Approving the Guaranty by the Federated States of Micronesia of loan agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation and the Bank of Guam.
SCR 15-48 Amending section 2 of Public Law No. 14-107, as amended, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for Pohnpei State.
SCR 15-47 Pacific Foods and Services Incorporated fishing agreement
SCR 15-46 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
SCR 15-45 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Gerson Jackson to be the Deputy secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs
SCR 15-44 Appropriate $2.8 Million from the General Fund for public projects and programs
SCR 15-43 Restructuring of Caroline Island Air (PL No. 10-72)
SCR 15-42 Approving the terms of supply and purchase agreements with Mobil Oil Micronesia, Inc. (MOMI)
SCR 15-41 Amending sections 13 and 16 of the Public Law No. 12-50, as amended, to change the use of allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein.
SCR 15-40 Confirming the nomination of Fabian Nimea to be the Director of the Office of Statistics, Budget, Overseas Development Assistance and Compact Management of the FSM.
SCR 15-39 To provide funding for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2008 and for other purposes.
SCR 15-38 Confirming the nomination of Mrs. Mary Berngun Figir to be a member of the COM-FSM Board of Regents
SCR 15-37 FY 2008 Budget for the, Department of Justice, Office of Public Defender, National Judiciary, Agencies, Boards, Authorities, Commissions & Corporations, National Postal Services, Special Programs, National Election Commission Office Grants, Subsidies and Contributions
and State Joint Law Enforcement.
SCR 15-36 Change the use of a portion of the first tranche of the private sector development loan from the Asian Development Bank and to eliminate the lapse date for unexpended funds.
SCR 15-35 FY 2008 Budget for the Department of Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure, which comprises the Office of the Secretary, and the Divisions of Marine Transportation, Civil Aviation, Communications, and Infrastructure (together the "Department"); and the Grants, Subsidies and Contributions of the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT); International Telecommunications Union (ITU); International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); FSM Capital Energy/Utilities; Micronesian Shipping Commission and Tuna Commission Membership fee.
SCR 15-34 FY 2008 Budget for the Office President and FSM Department of Finance
SCR 15-33 FY 2007 Budget for the Department of Health and Social Affairs, Department of Education, Office of Archives, Cultural and Historic Preservation, Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia and Grant Subsidies and contribution to Aid to non-public schools and Financial Assistance for Students studying at CMI and PCC
SCR 15-32 FY 2008 Budget for the Department of Resource and Development, National Oceanic Management Authority, Coconut Development Authority and FSM Banking Board
SCR 15-31 Confirming the nomination of Roger Mori to be the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-30 Confirming the nomination of Andrew Yatilman to be Director of the Office of Environment and Emergency Management of the FSM (EEM)
SCR 15-29 Department of Foreign Affairs FY 08 Budget
SCR 15-28 Amending Section 2 of Public Law No. 14-107, as amended, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for Pohnpei State election district No. 1                                                                                                                                                               
SCR 15-27 Amending sections 1 and 9 of Public Law No. 14-84, as amended, to change the use of and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein for Kosrae State.
SCR 15-26 Fund Public Projects and Programs in Yap State
SCR 15-25 Amending section 1of Public Law No. 14-67, as amended, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for Chuuk State At-Large.
SCR 15-24 Salary increase for Supreme Court Justices
SCR 15-23 Establishing the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation
SCR 15-22 Endorsing the stamp and Philatelic Agency Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and th Inter-Governmental Corporation
SCR 15-21 Nomination of Evelyn Adolph to be a member of the Compact Management Board
SCR 15-20 To further Amend Title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 203, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 5-21, 6-62, 7-97 and 10-55, by further amending section 204, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 5-21, 10-55, and 13-75, thereof for the purpose of improving the efficiency of the Executive Branch.
SCR 15-19 Goods and Services 2006-2007
SCR 15-18 C.R. No 15-23/Fuel Facilities from Mobile Micronesia and a new Nation wide supply agreement.
SCR 15-17 Goods and Services 2006-2007
SCR 15-16 To further Amend Title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 203, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 5-21, 6-62, 7-97 and 10-55, by further amending section 204, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 5-21, 10-55, and 13-75, thereof for the purpose of improving the efficiency of the Executive Branch.
SCR 15-15 Confirming the nomination of Julius Joey Sapelalut to be the Chief of the Public Defender of the Federated States of Micronesia
SCR 15-14 Supplemental Budget 2007 for Ways and Means
SCR 15-13 Change the use of Pohnpei State Project funding (PL. NO. 14-67)
SCR 15-12 Nomination of Francis I. Itimai to be the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communication & Infrastructure fo the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR 15-11 Nomination of Finley S. Perman
SCR 15-10 Nomination of Lorin S. Robert
SCR 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
SCR 15-8 Recommended national government Compact Budget request.
SCR 15-7 Change the use of Chuuk State Project funding (PL. NO. 14-84)
SCR 15-6 Change the use of Pohnpei State Project funding (PL no. 14-67) 
SCR 15-5 To change the use of funds from the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Elections District no. 5"
SCR 15-4 To change the use of Yap State Project funding (PL No. 14-107)
SCR 15-3 To approve a grant from the Pacific Regional Policing Initiative (PRPI) for the implementation fo Federated States of Micorneisa Law Enforcement Training Academy for State and National Police Officers
SCR 15-2

Approving a grant from the Pacific Regional Policing Initiative for training for State and National police officers.

SCR 15-1

Amendment to Title 9, to reduce the number of days the Special Polling Places will remain open for Special Elections.

                                                

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