RESOLUTIONS
Sixteenth FSM Congress
~ May 11, 2009  thru  May 10, 2011 ~

 Resolution
Number

RESOLUTION TITLE

 

SIXTH SPECIAL SESSION
(March 21 - 25, 2011)

Extended from March 26-31, 2011 (Due to the adoption of C.R. No. 16-174)

16-174 Extending the Sixth Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States Micronesia for one day.
16-173 Approving the Foreign Fishing Agreement (the "Agreement") entered into between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority
(NORMA) and Luen Thai Fishing Venture, Ltd. (LTFV) dated November 24 and 27, 2010 for the purpose of licensing up to 12 purse seine fishing vessels to be based in the Federated States of Micronesia for a period of ten (10) years.
16-172 Approving the Foreign Fishing Agreement (the "Agreement") entered into between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority
(NORMA) and Luen Thai Fishing Venture, Ltd. (LTFV) dated November 24 and 27, 2010 for the purpose of licensing up to 120 long line fishing vessels to be based throughout the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia for a period of ten (10) years.
16-171 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to give notice of the Federated States of Micronesia's withdrawal from
the Third Implementing Arrangement to the Nauru Agreement unless the Arrangement is ratified and implemented by all parties without delay.
16-170 Expressing the condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the people of New Zealand for the loss of life and destruction of property caused by the recent earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.
16-169 Expressing the condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the people of Australia for the loss of life and destruction of property caused by the recent floods in their country.
16-168 Endorsing the proposed supplemental budget of the Project Management Unit (PMU) for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011 to be
funded from the Compact Infrastructure Sector Grant, if available.
16-167 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, 2011.
(ADOPTED 3.25.11)
16-166 Extending the Sixth Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States Micronesia for four days.
(ADOPTED 3.23.11: |CD1)
16-165 To ratify the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, and Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime.
16-164 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of former Congressman of the Federated States of Micronesia and first elected Governor Chuuk State, the Honorable Sasao H. Gouland.
16-163 Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the people of Japan for the suffering and destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011.
(ADOPTED 3.21.11)
16-162 Approving, accepting and receipt of a grant (Grant Cooperative Agreement) assistance from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") for strengthening public health infrastructure for improved health outcomes, in the amount of $100,000 for five years, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance
 

SIXTH REGULAR SESSION
(January 10 - 29th, 2011)

16-161 Recommending that the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority observe a one year moratorium on the issuance of new commercial fishing licenses to purse seine vessels as part of a precautionary approach to fisheries management.
16-160

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, 2011.
( ADOPTED  01.28.11 )

16-159

Approving, accepting and receipt of a federal grant assistance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of
$250,000 including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
( ADOPTED  01.29.11)

16-158

Congratulating the Governor of the State of Yap Sebastian L. Anefal and the Lieutenant Governor Anthony Tareg on their victory in the recent Gubernatorial election.
( ADOPTED  01.29.11 |CD.2)

16-157

Approving, accepting and ratifying the agreement on, and receipt of a grant assistance from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community
(SPC) in the amount of $135,435.00, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
( ADOPTED  01.29.11)

16-156 To confirm the appointment of Mr. Salpasr Tilfas to serve as the Personnel Officer for the National Government.
16-155

Congratulating the new Governor of the Territory of Guam Eddie Calvo and his Lieutentant Governor Raymond Tenorio on their victory in the recent Gubernatorial elections.
(ADOPTED 01.18.2011)

16-154 Expressing the profound sadness and sincere condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to those affected by the acts of violence perpetrated in Arizona and to the United States of America in this time of national tragedy.
(ADOPTED 01.12.2011)
16-153

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, 2011.
(ADOPTED 01.12.2011)

16-152 Congratulating Governor-elect of the State of Hawaii Neil Abercrombie and his Lieutenant Governor-elect Brian Schatz on their victory in the recent elections.
(ADOPTED 01.11.2011)
16-151

Ratifying a treaty entitled a Third Arrangement Implementing the Nauru Agreement setting forth additional terms and conditions of access to the Fisheries zones of the Parties.
( ADOPTED  01.19.11 |CD.1)

 

FIFTH SPECIAL SESSION
(NOVEMBER 15 - 24 , 2010)

16-150 Commending and congratulating those whose involvement helped in making the FSM experience at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo a great
and resounding success, particularly Commisioner General Marion Henry, Deputy Commissioner General Carl Apis, Coordinator Bermance
Aldis, Director of the Pacific Pavilion Bernadette Rounds-Ganilau, Michael Buchun, Peter Betewon, Larry Ittu, and Tang Huiyong.
(ADOPTED 11.23.10)
16-149 Honoring the late Corporal Kimo Abraham, who died while serving on active duty with the United States Marine Corps, and expressing the gratitude of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United States Marine Corps and the United States Embassy to the Federated States of Micronesia for their consideration in making the arrangements to lay him to rest, including according him full military honors at his funeral in Kosrae.
(ADOPTED 11.23.10)
16-148 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kiyoshi Phillip to serve as aMember of the Board of Directors for Caroline Island Air (CIA),pursuant to Public Law No. 16-20.
(ADOPTED 11.22.10: |CD1)
16-147 Authorizing the President to enter negotiations with the Government of the People’s Republic of China for a concessional loan to fund fisheries infrastructure in the four States.
(ADOPTED 11.19.10: |CD1)
16-146 Extending the Fifth Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States Micronesia for five days.
(ADOPTED 11.19.10)
16-145

Ratifying an Amendment to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Federated States of Micronesia on Fishing in the Federated States of Micronesia, by amending the Protocol and Annex.

16-144 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Steven Linus George to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA).
(ADOPTED 11.23.10)
16-143

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kiyoshi Phillip to serve as a Member of the Board of Directors for Caroline Island Air (CIA) [representing Kosrae State,] pursuant to Public Law No. 10-72, as amended.

16-142

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lyndon L. Cornelius to serve as a Member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing Kosrae State.
( ADOPTED  01.24.11 |CD.1)

16-141

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Graceful Enlet to serve as a Member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing Kosrae State.
( ADOPTED  01.24.11 |CD.1)

16-140

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Mary Berngun Figir to serve as a Member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing Yap State.
( ADOPTED  01.24.11 |CD.1)

16-139

To respectfully request the members of the United States Congress to support the reinstatement of the eligibility for Medicaid benefits to the citizens of the Freely Associated States.

 

FIFTH REGULAR SESSION
(September 13 - October 2, 2010)
extended to October 6th through CR 16-130

16-138

Urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to submit to Congress nominations of trustees to the Board of Trustees of the FSM Trust Fund and to take all necessary actions to activate and administer the FSM Trust Fund.

16-137 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kasio E. Mida to serve as a member of the College of Micronesia Board of Regents.
(ADOPTED 11.23.10: |CD1)
16-136

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Innocente Oneisom to serve as a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board.
(ADOPTED 10.06.10)

16-135

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Pius Chotailug, Chief of the FSM National Police.
(ADOPTED 09.28.10)

16-134

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Charles L. Chieng, Executive Director of the Yap Community Action Program.
(ADOPTED 09.28.10)

16-133

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, 2011.
(ADOPTED 09.28.10)

16-132

Expressing the utmost appreciation to the entire Hawaii Delegation to the United States Congress, especially former Congressman Neil Abercrombie, as well as the Honorable Senator Blanche L. Lincoln of Arkansas and the Honorable Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, for their brave and altruistic efforts to reinstate the Medicaid eligibility of citizens of Freely Associated States. 
(ADOPTED 09.29.10)

16-131

Requesting that the Speaker of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia establish a Special Committee for the purpose of investigating apparent violations by the Executive Branch of the Financial Management Act and the National Public Service System Act.
(ADOPTED 10.05.10)

16-130 Extending the Fifth Regular Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States Micronesia for four days.
(ADOPTED 09.22.10)
16-129 Expressing profound concern over multiple violations of the Financial Management Act and the National Public Service System Act by the Executive Branch, and urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to remove those cabinet officials responsible.
(ADOPTED 09.22.10)
16-128 Requesting the Honorable Linda Lingle, Governor of the State of Hawaii, to authorize the Hawaii Department of Motor Vehicles to initiate the process of administering the motor vehicle written test in the Yapese, Chuukese, Pohnpeian and Kosraean languages.
16-127 Requesting the Honorable members of the United States House of Representatives, and Senators from the State of Hawaii, the Territory of Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands to sponsor an amendment to the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) to include the citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia as eligible to make claims under the Act.
16-126 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Bernard Thoulag, Executive Director of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA).
(ADOPTED 09.22.10)
16-125 Expressing the heartfelt sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Master Navigator Pius “Mau” Piailug of the State of Yap.
(ADOPTED 09.22.10)
16-124 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, 2010.
(ADOPTED 09.22.10)
16-123 Welcoming the delegation from the Senate of the French Republic and expressing appreciation to the delegation for their memorable and warm visit to the Federated States of Micronesia.
(ADOPTED 09.22.10)
16-122 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish national field offices for the Department of Health and Social Affairs and the Department of Education in each state.
16-121 Confirming the nomination of Ms. Suzanne L. Gallen as a member of the Joint Economic Management Committee created and in existence pursuant to the Fiscal Procedure Agreement between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the United States of America for the implementation of section 213 of the Compact of Free Association, amended.
16-120 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Florencio (Singkoro) Harper to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Caroline Island Air (CIA), pursuant to Public Law No. 10-72, as amended by Public Law No. 16-26.
(ADOPTED 09.22.10)
16-119 Approving and accepting an agreement on foreign financial assistance for the installation of two passport issuance stations from the Government of the United States of America in the amount of $88,900, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
16-118 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Thomas Tamangmow to serve as a member on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA).
(ADOPTED 09.29.10: |CD1)
16-117 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Robert Taulung to serve as a member on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA).
16-116 Ratifying the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography.
16-115 Ratifying the Amendment to the Nauru Agreement agreed to by the Parties at the Twenty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement on April 22, 2010.
16-114 Requesting membership of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) for the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
(ADOPTED 11.24.10)
16-113 Expressing the heartfelt sadness and the condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Joe Konno, Communication Coordinator of the Office of Environment and Emergency Management.
(ADOPTED 09.22.10)
16-112 Ratifying the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict.
 


FOURTH SPECIAL SESSION
(July 28, 2010 - August 3, 2010)

16-111  
16-110  
16-109  
16-108 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Albert T. Welly to be the National Election Director.
16-107  
16-106 Extending the Fourth Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States Micronesia for four days.
16-105 Approving the distribution of goods and services pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding on Goods and Services between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Overseas Fishery Cooperation Foundation of Japan.
16-104 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alanso Cholymay to become a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA).
16-103 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Ricky Carl to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA).
16-102 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Redley Killion as the private sector representative to the Board of Directors of the FSM Petroleum Corporation.
16-101  
16-100  
16-99 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Albert T. Welly to the position of the National Election Director.
(ADOPTED 07.29.10 | CD1)
16-98 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Marion Henry to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia
(ADOPTED 07.29.10 | CD1)
 


FOURTH REGULAR SESSION
(May 11 -  30, 2010)

16-97 Approving the One Million US Dollars (RMB 6.85 million) foreign financial assistance, and all the terms and conditions of said assistance, from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
(ADOPTED 05.30.10)
16-96 To authorize the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request, as revised pursuant to Congress’ recommendations, to the United States under Article V of the Fiscal Procedures Agreement. 
(ADOPTED 05.30.10)
16-95 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Albert T. Welly to the position of National Election Director.
(DEFEATED:  05.30.10)
16-94 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to double all fees under fishing access agreements within one year.
16-93 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to terminate the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the European Community.
16-92 Approving the €1.4 million financial assistance agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the European Community for disaster management and risk reduction in Eight Pacific ACP States, and all the terms and conditions of thereof.
(ADOPTED  05.30.10 | SCR.16-87]
16-91 Commending the Legislature of Kosrae State for introducing legislation requiring registration of, and conditions of supervision for, convicted criminals who have been deported to Kosrae from foreign jurisdictions; requesting the Legislatures of Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Yap States to consider introducing similar legislation; and urging all States to consider passing the aforementioned legislation in an expeditious manner in the interest of public safety and security.
16-90 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Mohner Esiel to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Caroline Island Air (CIA), pursuant to Public Law No. 16-20.
(ADOPTED 09.29.10 | CD1)
16-89 Urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to restrict access to the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Federated States of Micronesia, and to bid out fishing rights on an exclusive basis to one foreign country, possibly the People’s Republic of China. 
(ADOPTED  05.30.10 |CD.1)
16-88 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to confer with the United States regarding medical treatment and compensation for victims of United States nuclear testing and their surviving relatives.
16-87 Revoking the Emergency Declared by the President of the Federated States of Micronesia on May 11, 2010.
(ADOPTED  05.26.10 |SCR. 76-77)
16-86 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to obtain membership for the Federated States of Micronesia in the International Organization for Migration.
16-85 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, 2010. 
(ADOPTED  05.26.10)
16-84 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to organize a public education campaign to educate and inform the citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, especially the youth, in the history and terms of, and their specific rights under, the Compact of Free Association between the Federated States of Micronesia and the United States of America.
16-83 Expressing sorrow and extending the deepest sympathy and condolences of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the family and friends of the former First Lady, Iris Green Falcam. 
(ADOPTED  05.11.10)
16-82 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Marion Henry to become the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia.
(DEFEATED:  05.30.10)
16-81 Confirming the nomination of Ms. Anna Mendiola to become a member representative of the Federated States of Micronesia on the Joint Trust Fund Committee created pursuant to the Trust Fund Agreement between the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia.
16-80 Confirming the nomination of Ms. Beauleen Carl-Worswick to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.
16-79 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Marvin Danis to the position of Consul General for Federated States of Micronesia Consulate in Hawaii.
 


THIRD SPECIAL SESSION
(March 20 - 26, 2010)

16-78 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the Honorable Detor Santos, former President of the Senate, State of Chuuk. (CD.1   ADOPTED:  03.26.10)
16-77 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to uphold the principle that marriage is a union shared between one man and one woman.
16-76 Respectfully inviting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to deliver a State of the Federation address the people and Members of the Congress on the state of the nation during the Fourth Regular Session of the Sixteenth Congress. (CD.2  ADOPTED 03.26.10)
16-75 To confirm the nomination of Associate Justice Martin G. Yinug to serve as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia, pursuant to section 207 of title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.
16-74 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, 2010.
16-73 Approving and accepting the ¥530,000,000 financial grant, and all the terms and conditions of said grant, from the Government of Japan to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
( ADOPTED  05.30.10 |CD.1)
 


THIRD REGULAR SESSION
(January 25, 2010 - February 13, 2010)

16-72 Expressing the heartfelt sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Dr. Catalino Cantero, the first Secretary for the FSM Department of Education of the Federated States of Micronesia.  (ADOPTED 02.16.10)
16-71 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Akillino H. Susaia to be the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of the People’s Republic of China, pursuant to section 207 of the title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.  (ADOPTED  02.13.10)
16-70 Expressing the heartfelt sadness and the condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the Honorable Andon Amaraich, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia. (CD.1  ADOPTED 02.05.10)
16-69 Approving accepting the RMB 14.5 million financial grant, and all the terms and conditions of said grant, from the Government of People’s Republic of China to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia. (CD.1  ADOPTED 02.12.10)
16-68 Approving, accepting and ratifying the agreement on financial assistance from the Government of the United States of America in the amount of $48,200, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.  (CD. 3  ADOPTED 02.11.10)
16-67 Extending the Third Regular Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for four days. (ADOPTED 02.03.10)
16-66 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, 2010.  (CD.1  ADOPTED 02.01.10)
 


SECOND SPECIAL SESSION
(November 30, 2010 - December 06, 2009)

16-65 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to make an immediate review of the criminal records of all FSM citizens who have already successfully completed the terms of their sentencing to determine if they might be eligible to receive a Presidential Pardon and have their criminal records expunged.
16-64 Requesting the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia to consider the feasibility of offering free post-secondary education to qualified citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia who wish to attend the College of Micronesia.
16-63 To ratify the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling.
16-62 To ratify the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention Against Doping in Sport as adopted on October 19, 2005.
( ADOPTED  01.28.11 |CD.1)
16-61 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, 2010. (ADOPTED  12.09.09)
16-60 Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to convene an immediate National and State Leadership Conference.  (ADOPTED  12.09.09)
16-59 Extending the Second Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for three days. (ADOPTED 12.05.09)
16-58 Respectfully requesting the State of Hawaii to continue to provide comprehensive health care benefits to Micronesians legally residing in Hawaii pursuant to the Compact of Free Association, and for other purposes.
16-57 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, 2010.   (ADOPTED 12.09.09)
16-56 To confirm the appointment of Mr. Ihlen K. Joseph to be a member of the Joint Economic Management Committee established and in existence pursuant to the Fiscal Procedure Agreement between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the United States of America for the implementation of section 213 of the Compact of Free Association, as amended.
16-55 To resubmit for confirmation the appointment of Mr. Resty R. Shotaro to be a member on the Board of Directors of the Telecommunications Corporation (Telecom). (ADOPTED  12.09.09)
16-54 To resubmit the nomination of Mr. Akillino H. Susaia to be the Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of the People’s Republic of China, pursuant to section 207 of title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.
16-53 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Patrick Mackenzie 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 for the implementation of sections 215 and 216 of the Compact of Free Association, as amended.
16-52 Approving and accepting the $700,000 financial grant to FSM, and all the terms and conditions of said grant, from the Government of Italy for a project called Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Power System in Chuuk.
 


SECOND REGULAR SESSION
(September 14, 2010 - October 03, 2009)

16-51 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Resty R. Shotaro to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the FSM Telecommunication Corporation.
 (ADOPTED:  10.06.09)
16-50 Authorizing the President to resubmit 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 for the implementation of sections 215 and 216 of the Compact of Free Association.
 (ADOPTED:  10.05.09)
16-49 Extending the Second Regular Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for three days.
 (ADOPTED:  10.03.09)
16-48 Approving, accepting and ratifying the agreement on, and receipt of, grant assistance from the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Compact Desertification in the amount of $90,000, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance. 
(ADOPTED  12.09.09)
16-47 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).
16-46 Approving a project proposal called “Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Power System” for Chuuk State and ratifying its submittal to the Government of Italy for possible funding source.
 (ADOPTED:  10.03.09)
16-45 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Akillino H. Susaia to be the Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of the People’s Republic of China.
 (ADOPTED:  10.02.09)
16-44 Approving and accepting the $73,145 finance grant, and all the terms and conditions of said grant, from the Government of India to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
 (ADOPTED:  10.02.09)
16-43 To indicate approval of the application for a grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, titled: FSM SAMH Strategic Prevention Framework – State Incentive Grant: SPF-SIG Micronesia, which grant, if awarded, will provide $1.3 million each year for five years.
 (ADOPTED:  10.02.09)
16-42 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Churchill Edward to be a member of the Board of Regents of College of Micronesia-FSM.
(ADOPTED 12.09.09)
16-41 Approving the Foreign Fishing Agreement (the “Agreement”) entered into July 24, 2009 between the Federated States of Micronesia thru the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) and the Japan Tuna Fisheries Co-Operative Association (NIKKASUKYO), National Offshore Tuna Fisheries Association of Japan (KINKATSUKYO), and Japan Far Seas Purse Seine Fishing Association (KAIMAKI) for a period of ten (10) years.
 (ADOPTED:  09.30.09)
16-40 Congratulating the Chinese government and people on the 60th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
 (ADOPTED:  09.28.09)
16-39 Expressing appreciation and congratulations to the Bank of Guam for expanding banking services to the States of Kosrae and Yap of the Federated States of Micronesia.
 (ADOPTED:  09.25.09)
16-38 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, 2010.
 (ADOPTED:  09.21.09)
16-37 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kandhi Elieisar to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) representing the FSM National Government.
 (ADOPTED:  09.25.09)
16-36 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Joseph J. Habuchmai to serve as a member of the Federated States of Micronesia Banking and Insurance Board, pursuant to title 29 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended. (ADOPTED  12.09.09)
16-35 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Salpasr Tilfas to serve as a member representing the State of Kosrae on the Board of Directors for FSM MICARE, pursuant to Title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.
 (ADOPTED:  09.28.09)
16-34 Approving the National Department of Education’s FSM Integrated Program Plan for Fiscal Year 2010 Compact Sector Grant and Fiscal Year 2009 Supplemental Education Grant for submission to JEMCO.
 (ADOPTED:  09.19.09)
16-33 Approving a foreign financial assistance consisting of office equipment worth approximately 500,000 RMB, from the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.19.09)
16-32 To confirm the nomination of Mr. William Hawley to serve as a member on the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation, pursuant to title 27 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended. (ADOPTED  12.09.09)
16-31 Recognizing the 20th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between the People’s Republic of China and the Federated States of Micronesia.
 (ADOPTED:  09.15.09)
16-30 Respectfully requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to create a Task Force to study the possibilities of constructing airstrips on Fananu in the Halls Island and on Pisemwar in the Upper Mortlock Islands.
16-29 Expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Congress and the people of the Federated States of Micronesia to H.E. Ms. Miriam K. Hughes for her service as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federated States of Micronesia.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.14.09)
16-28 Confirming the nomination of Mr. Henry E. Robert to be the FSM National Election Commissioner for Kosrae State.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.29.09)
 


FIRST SPECIAL SESSION
(August 31, 2010 - September 03, 2009)

16-27 Approving and accepting the ¥200,000,000 financial grant, and all the terms and conditions of said grant, from the Government of Japan to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.28.09)
16-26 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of former member of the House of Representatives of the Congress of Micronesia and former member of the Interim Federated States of Micronesia Congress the Honorable Kikuo L. Apis.
 (ADOPTED:  09.02.09)
16-25 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of former Federated States of Micronesia Floor Leader the Honorable Luke Masaharu Tman.
 (ADOPTED:  09.02.09)
16-24 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the Honorable Henry Asugar, a previous Floor Leader of the FSM Congress.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.02.09)
16-23 Approving and accepting the ¥2,913,000,000 financial grant, and all the terms and conditions of said grant, from the Government of Japan to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.18.09)
16-22 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Resty R. Shotaro to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the FSM Telecommunication Corporation (Telecom), pursuant to Title 21 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.
 
(DEFEATED: 10.03.09) PLEASE SEE C.R 16-51
16-21 Approving and accepting the AUD$52,679 financial Grant from the Government of Australia to provide additional funding for the life extension program for FSS Micronesia.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.15.09)
16-20 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the Honorable Resio S. Moses, Vice Speaker of the 16th Congress.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.01.09)
16-19 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:  09.02.09)
16-18 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Marcus H. Samo to serve as a member representing the State of Chuuk on the Board of Directors for MiCare, pursuant to Title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.
 
(ADOPTED:  09.28.09)
16-17 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Stan D. Kensof to serve as Deputy Chief of Mission to the FSM Embassy in Fiji.
 
(ADOPTED:  10.03.09)
16-16 Urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to task the relevant Departments and Offices of the National Government to strengthen their efforts in examining the prospect of and preparing action plans for climate change-induced displacement of inhabitants of the low-lying atolls in the Federated States of Micronesia.
 
(ADOPTED:  10.02.09)
 


FIRST REGULAR SESSION
(May 11, 2010 -  thru June 04, 2009)

16-15 Expressing the appreciation of the Congress of the Federated of Micronesia for the legal services of Carolyn Kern, Esq. during the First Regular Session.
 
(ADOPTED:  06.03.09)
16-14 Respectfully requesting the Governors and the Speakers of each State to amend their mandatory retirement legislations as a collective effort to compliment the effort by the FSM Social Security Administration to keep the Program solvent.
 (ADOPTED:  9.29.09)
16-13 Distribution of 2008-2009 Goods and Services.
 
(ADOPTED:  06.04.09)
16-12 To authorize the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request, as revised pursuant to Congress’ recommendations, to the United States under Article V of the Fiscal Procedures Agreement.
 (ADOPTED;  05.30.09)
16-11 Extending the First Regular Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for five days.
 
(ADOPTED:  05.30.09)
16-10 Ratifying the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction.
16-09 Approving the Federated States of Micronesia’s National Policy on Disability for the period of 2009 to 2016.
 (ADOPTED:  09.29.09)
16-08 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Akillino H. Susaia to be the Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of the People’s Republic of China, pursuant to Section 207 of the Title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, amended.
 
(DEFEATED 10.01.09)
PLEASE SEE C.R 16-45
16-07 Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Neime Preston of the State of Kosrae.
 
 (ADOPTED:  05.25.09)
16-06 Approving the Access Fishing Agreement between the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority and the Taiwan Deep Sea Tuna Purse Seine Boat-owners and Exporters Association.
 
(ADOPTED:  05.19.09)
16-05 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 for the implementation of sections 215 and 216 of the Compact of Free Association, as amended.
 
(ADOPTED:  10.03.09)
16-04 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 for the implementation of sections 215 and 216 of the Compact of Free Association, as amended.
 (DEFEATED:  10.03.09) PLEASE SEE C.R 16-50
16-03

Ratifying the Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) between the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
( ADOPTED  01.21.11 |CD.1)

16-02 To invite the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to deliver to the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, First Regular Session, 2009, the State of the Nation, at the Congress Chamber in Palikir, Pohnpei.
 (ADOPTED: 05.12.09)
16-01 Designating and appointing Mr. T. Lam Dang to the position of Legislative Counsel to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.  (ADOPTED:  05.25.09)