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

Bills

Bill Titles

 

Seventh Special Session
(March 31, 2007)

C.B. 14-268 To appropriate the sum of $60,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of paying for expenses associated with the state funeral of the late President Tosiwo Nakayama, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-267 To appropriate the sum of $50,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of funding funeral expenses for First President of the Federated States of Micronesia Tosiwo Nakayama, and for other purposes.
  Sixth Special Session
(March 26-30, 2007)
C.B. 14-266

To further amend Section 2 of Public Law No. 14-67, as amended, for the purpose of allowing 10% or less administrative cost of implementing projects in the State of Kosrae to municipal government, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-265

To further amend Public Law No. 13-36, as amended, by amending sections 3 and 4 thereof, to change the uses of certain funds previously appropriated for projects and programs in Election District No. 3, Pohnpei State and Election District No. 2, Chuuk State, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-264 To appropriate the sum of $50,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia to be used for the purpose of funding drought relief projects and programs in the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-263

To further amend Public Law No. 14-84, as amended, by amending sections 1 and 4 thereof, to change the uses of certain funds previously appropriated to fund public projects and social programs in the States of Kosrae and Yap, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-262

To further amend Public Law No. 14-80, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 14-95 and 14-99, the FY 2007 budget, by further amending sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9 and 12 thereof, for the purpose of appropriating $2,368,036 in supplemental funding from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, to provide for the operations of the Executive Branch, national agencies, various programs, grants, subsidies, and contributions, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-261

To appropriate the sum of $421,100 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs in each of the States, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-260 To appropriate the sum of $2,800,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia to be used for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs in each of the States, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-259 To appropriate the sum of $50,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia to be used for the purpose of funding drought relief projects and programs in the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-258 To further amend Public Law No. 14-78, as amended, by amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-257 To appropriate the sum of $119,248 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of funding public projects and programs in the States of Chuuk and Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-256 To further amend title 3 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, by enacting a new Section 305 thereof to establish representation expense and delegation expense of a Member of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-255

To establish a cancer registry system for the collection of information on the incidence of cancer and related data; to provide for the confidentiality of identifying information regarding individual patients, health care facilities and health care providers; and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-254 To further amend title 4 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 108, to increase the salaries of the Chief Justice and Associated Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
 

Sixth Regular Session
(January 10-25, 2007)

C.B. 14-253 To further amend Public Law No. 14-78, as amended, by amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-252 To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by further amending section 312 relating to paid-in capital; by further amending section 313 relating to the applicability of the Income Tax Regime for FSM Corporations in the Corporate Income Tax Act of 2004, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-251 To further amend Public Law No. 13-36, as amended, by amending section 4 thereof to change the use of certain funds for Election District No. 3, Chuuk State, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-250  
C.B. 14-249 To appropriate the sum of $105,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, for the purpose of providing fuel for the President’s visit to the outer islands of Pohnpei, to provide assistance to the National Election Office for administration of the 2007 national election in Chuuk and to provide security for the special polling places, and to provide funding for the President’s representation fund, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-248

To appropriate the sum of $186,762 or so much thereof as is necessary, from lapsed fund as of September 30, 2006 in the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the States of Yap, Kosrae and Chuuk, for the purpose of funding infrastructure projects, economic development projects and social programs in each state, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-247

To further amend Public Law No. 14-84, as amended, by amending sections 2, 6 and 7 thereof to specify and change the uses of lapsed fund as of June 30, 2006 in the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia previously appropriated to fund public projects and social programs in the States of Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap, by amending section 9 thereof to change the allottee of certain funds, to allow reprogramming of certain funds, to encourage the allottee of certain funds to work with the recipients of projects to meet certain requirements and to require that allottee of certain funds report to Congress as to the progress of the projects in the State of Yap, and to change the lapse date of funds appropriated by this act, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-246

To further amend Public Law No. 12-50, as amended, by amending section 13 thereof, to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-245 To amend title 37 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Law No. 14-87, by amending sections 302 and 307, in order to exempt foreign insurers from certain licensing and bonding requirements, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-244 To further amend Title 52 of the Federated States of Micronesia Code, as amended, by amending section 163 to allow medical doctors, dentists and officers to receive professional premiums, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-243 To amend Public Law 14-90 by amending Section 4 thereof to suspend application of gross revenue tax deductions created by this law until September 30, 2007.
C.B. 14-242

To amend Public Law No. 14-80, as amended by Public Law No. 14-95, the FY 2007 budget, in order to provide funding for the full fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, by appropriating funds for the third and fourth quarters, and for other purposes

C.B. 14-241

To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 117 thereof to provide that the Information Technology Administrator and the Public Information officer of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia shall be exempt from the National Public Service System, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-240

To further amend Sections 1 and 2 of Public Law No. 14-67, as amended, to change the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated for social projects and programs in the State of Yap, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-239

To further amend title 3 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 104 thereof to reorganize the offices of Congress and to create, within Congress, a new Office of the Information Technology Administrator, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-238 To amend Public Law No. 14-80, as amended by Public Law No. 14-95, by further amending sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 12 thereof, in order to provide funding for the full fiscal year ending September 30, 2007 by appropriating funds for the third and fourth quarters, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-237

To amend title 9 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as enacted by Public Law No. 14-76, by amending sections 601 and 703 thereof, to allow certain persons to submit absentee ballot request forms on behalf of certain family members, to extend the opening hours of special polling places located outside the FSM to 10:00 p.m., and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-236 To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 221 thereof to change the import duties applicable to bottled water and communion wine, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-235 To further amend Public Law No. 12-13, as amended, by amending section 2 to further extend the moratorium on the immigration of certain alien workers, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-234 To amend Public Law No. 14-78, by amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use and eliminate the conditions of certain funds previously appropriated therein, and for other purposes.
 

Fifth Special Session
(November 6-9, 2006)

C.B. 14-233 To amend Public Law No. 14-84, by amending the title and sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 thereof, to change the uses and allottees of certain funds previously appropriated therein and to make technical changes, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-232 To further amend Sections 1 of Public Law No. 14-67, as amended, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for Election District No. 3, Pohnpei State, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-231

To amend Public Law No. 12-50, Section 13, as amended by amending Subsection 10 to allow the use of funds for the Tuna Commission Building Contractual Services and the Official Residence, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-230

To amend Public Law No. 14-45, by amending sections 4 and 5 thereof, in order to appropriate $2,679,116 in fiscal year 2006 Compact Public Infrastructure Sector Grant funds apportioned to Chuuk and Kosrae State governments to be used for airport improvement projects in those two States, to allow for the reimbursement of these funds from United States Federal Aviation Administration grant awards in fiscal year 2007, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-229

To further amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 207 thereof, to require the advice and consent of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for the appointment of deputy ambassadors (assistants to the ambassadors), and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-228

To amend Title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, by amending section 326 thereof, to preserve previously allocated capital projects funds for the municipalities, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-227

To further amend title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by further amending sections 103 and 104, by adding a new section 104, by renumbering sections 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 and 116, for the purpose of deleting the term “habitual resident”, exempting certain non-citizen spouses of deceased citizens from the change of status fee, creating a new “permanent resident” status, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-226

To amend Public Law No. 14-80, by amending the title and sections 1, 2, 5, 8 and 9 thereof, in order to provide additional funding for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-225 To further amend Public Law No. 13-36, as amended, by amending sections 4 and 5 thereof to change the use and allottee of certain funds, and for other purposes.
 

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

C.B. 14-224 To amend Public Law No. 14-69 to amend the appropriation for Caroline Island Air, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-223

To appropriate the sum of $325,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, for the purpose of funding the Fisheries and Maritime Institution, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-222

To further amend title 19 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 302, to eliminate the requirement that a vessel must begin and end the majority of its voyages in the Federated States of Micronesia in order to be registered in the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-221 To enact a set of new sections to Title 37 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish a Captive Insurance Law for the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-220

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 221 thereof by amending section 805 (b) thereof to designate the use of certain revenues collected under section 221, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-219 To further amend Title 41 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 2 to allow an eleven-month transition period to allow the National Food Safety Program to conduct workshops with food importers in the states and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-218 To appropriate the sum of $1,235,335 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, for the purpose of funding projects in the State of Chuuk, for the FSM contribution to the costs of the FY06 single audit and for partial payment for MiCare accounts payable, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-217 To further amend Public Law No. 14-21, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 14-42, 14-50 and 14-70, by amending section 12 thereof, as amended by Public Law No. 14-70, in order to change the allottee of $25,000 appropriated for COM Treaty Obligations from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia to the President of the College of Micronesia-FSM, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-216

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, by amending section 903, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-215

To amend title 9 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 605, to require that the special polling places located outside the Federated States of Micronesia to remain open for seven days including election day, to make certain other adjustments to the timing of election activities, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-214 To reappropriate the sum of $634,539 or so much thereof as is necessary, from lapsed fund as of June 30, 2006 in the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the States of Kosrae and Chuuk, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-213

To amend title 37 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Law 14-66, by amending sections 102, 104, 208, 210, 214, 216, 301, 302, 305, 306, 307, 309, 310, 314, 316, 319, 321, 402 and 602, and adding new sections 105, 217, 322, 323, 406 and 506, in order to add and amend definitions, to extend the period for insurer compliance with the Act, to change certain requirements for insurer licensing and registration, to change certain provisions with respect to functioning of the Insurance Board, to reduce penalties, to require auditors and actuaries to make certain disclosures, to change and add provisions regarding winding up, limitation on loans, premium remittance, fraud and claim settlement, and manner of record keeping, to correct typographical errors, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-212

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 903 thereof to provide for the waiver of penalties and interest on delinquent taxes paid during a specified period, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-211 To appropriate the sum of $1,800,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006 to be deposited in the Trust Fund for the People of the Federated States of Micronesia created under the Amended Compact of Free Association, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-210

To amend Public Law No. 14-21, as amended, by amending sections 8 and 12 thereof, in order to allow for additional uses of funds appropriated for Chuuk Department of Public Safety prison, to change certain lapse dates, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-209 To further amend Sections 1 and 2 of Public Law No. 14-67, to change the uses and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein and to make technical changes, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-208

To further amend title 12 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by amending chapter 17, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-207 To amend title 11 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by enacting a new chapter 13 to establish an Anti-Terrorism Law for the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-206

To further amend title 11 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by amending chapter 9, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-205 To enact a new chapter 18 of title 12 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish a Financial Transactions Reporting Law for the Federated States of Micronesia.
C.B. 14-204

To further amend title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 5-105, 7-23, 7-38, 10-14, 10-35, 11-21, 12-65 and 14-33, by further amending sections 103 and 104, by adding a new section 104, by renumbering sections 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 and 116, for the purpose of deleting the term “habitual resident”, creating a new “permanent resident” status, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-203

To propose an amendment to article X, section 1 of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia, for the purpose of enabling citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia to elect the President and Vice-President, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-202

To further amend Title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 205 to allow for a shorter period of validity of passports, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-201

To amend Public Law No. 14-21, the FY 2006 budget, as amended, in order to transfer $60,000 from the Legislature's staff offices contractual services budget to its personnel budget, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-200  
C.B. 14-199

To amend Public Law No. 14-75 by amending Section 1 thereof, to change to use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-198

To amend Public Law No. 6-69, by amending section 17 thereof, to release the financial obligation of the National Fisheries Corporations to pay its debt to the National Government, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-197

To further amend Title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 104 of chapter 1, and for other purposes.

 

Fourth Special Session
July 10-14, 2006)

C.B. 14-196 To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by repealing section 205 thereof and enacting for the purpose of a one-time increase in base salaries for certain public service employees, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-195

To further amend Public Law No. 12-50, as amended, by amending section 13 to provide funding for contractual services to complete the headquarters of the Tuna Commission and Official Residences, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-194

To further amend title 24 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 102, 402, 404, 407 and 504 to specify the proper parties to all access agreements, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-193

To further amend title 1 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 902 of chapter nine thereof, to amend the requirements for the admission of new state of the Federated State of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-192 To further amend Public Law No. 12-50, as amended, by amending section 13 thereof, to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-191 To appropriate the sum of $57,454 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, to fund public projects and programs in Yap State, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-190

To appropriate the sum of $51,605 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, to fund public projects and programs in Pohnpei Election District No. 3, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-189

To appropriate the sum of $30,755 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, to fund public projects and programs in Pohnpei Election District No. 3, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-188

To further amend Title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 403 to make enrollment in MiCare mandatory for employees of the national government and to require that post secondary institutions enroll in MiCare before students are permitted to enroll, by amending section 406 to delete the requirement that the Fund maintain separate accounts for each State and by amending section 409 to permit the plan to deny claims based on preexisting medical conditions, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-187 To amend Public Law No. 14-21, the FY 2006 budget, as amended by Public Law No. 14-50, in order to provide supplemental funding for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-186

To further amend Section 1 of Public Law No. 14-67 in order to make technical changes, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-185

To further amend Section 1 of Public Law No. 14-67 to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein and to make technical changes, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-184

To appropriate the sum of $630,650 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, for the purpose of financing the National General Election scheduled to take place in March, 2007, Executive travel to outer islands, SEOG and Work Study programs, Caroline Island Air Capital expenditure, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-183

To further amend Title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 117 to exempt National Weather Services employees from the Public Service System Act, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-182 To further amend Title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 509 to permit compensation for hours worked beyond regular hours to food inspectors and National Police officers, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-181 To enact a set of new sections to title 37 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish a Captive Insurance Law for the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-180

To appropriate the sum of $29,815, or so much thereof as is necessary, from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006 for the purpose of funding public projects and programs in Pohnpei Election District No. 1, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-179 To appropriate the sum of $105,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, to fund the repatriation of the Ambassador from the Federated States of Micronesia's embassy in Washington DC, to pay for an audit and investigation of the operations of the Federated States of Micronesia's embassy in Washington DC, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-178

To further amend title 9 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by repealing chapters 1 through 9 in their entirety and enacting new chapters 1 through 8, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-177 To further amend Title 41 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, by amending section 1024 subsection 1 and section 1025 subsection 2 thereof, to provide that no fees shall be charged for licenses under section 1024 of this act, and for other purposes.
 

Fourth Regular Session
(May 11-30, 2006)

C.B. 14-176 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.
C.B. 14-175 To appropriate the sum of $600,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending 30 September, 2006, for the purpose of funding utilities infrastructure projects in the State of Yap, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-174 To appropriate the sum of $122,000 from the General Fund for the purpose of payment on a loan to Wachovia Bank, and for other purposes”.
C.B. 14-173 To amend Public Law No. 12-50, Section 13, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 12-53, 13-1 and 13-17, by amending section 13 to appropriate the sum of $225,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, for the purpose of funding infrastructure related projects and operations for the Department of Transportation, Communications & Infrastructure of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for the purposes.
C.B. 14-172 To enact a new chapter 2 of title 42 (“Economic Development”) of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish a "Federated States of Micronesia Visitors Authority", and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-171 To further amend Public Law No. 14-21, by amending section 12 subsection 2(e) thereof, by changing the allottee of certain funds and renumbering the subsections previously appropriated therein, and for the purposes.
C.B. 14-170

To enact a new title 37 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish an Insurance Law for the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-169

To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 115 thereof to include a date of effect for the mandatory retirement age, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-168

To amend Public Law No. 13-84, as amended, by amending section 2 thereof to change the allottee of funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

Third Special Session
(May 4-9, 2006)

C.B. 14-167

To enact the FY 2007 budget in order to provide funding for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-166 To amend Public Law No. 14-21, the FY 2006 budget, as amended, in order to provide supplemental funding for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-165

To further amend title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending Section 701 with respect to the term of members of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-164 To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending Section 407 with respect to the term of members of the Board of MiCare, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-163 To further amend title 40 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, known as the College of Micronesia - FSM Act of 1992, as amended, by amending sections 707 and 708 with respect to the term of members of the Board of Regents, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-162 To further amend title 29 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 201 with respect to the term of members of the Banking Board, and for other purposes.
 

First Regular Session
(May 11 - 25, 2005)

C.B. 14-01

To establish a date upon which certain funds, previously appropriated for programs and projects in the States, shall lapse and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-02

To propose amendments to article IX, section 8 and 10, and article X, section 4 of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia, for the purpose of providing that all members of Congress shall be elected for four-year terms, that the President is to be elected from among the at-large members of Congress and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-03 To appropriate the sum of $200,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005 for renovating the FSM Embassy in Washington D.C., and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-04

To further amend Public Law No. 13-57, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to change the amount and use of certain funds, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-05

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 141 thereof to create a limited exemption from the tax on gross revenues for businesses involving significant investment from outside the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-06

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 112, 141 and 143 thereof to permit certain deductions for purposes of the Gross Revenue Tax, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-07

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 121 and 122 thereof to modify the wage and salary tax rates, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-08 To appropriate the sum of $222,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005 to renovate the FSM Embassies in Washington D.C. and Suva, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-09

To further amend title 32 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 216 and section 219, to limit the scope of the National Government guarantee regarding the acquisition or expropriation of property, to clarify the relief available to foreign investment permit holders in certain circumstances and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-10

To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 115 thereof to establish a mandatory retirement age for all employees subject to the National Public Service System, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-11

To further amend title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 204 to eliminate the requirement that application and renewal fees be uniform, by amending section 205 to allow for a shorter period of validity of passports for certain persons to be established by regulations, by amending section 207 to increase the amount of funds in the Passport Revolving Fund, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-12

To further amend title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 201, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-13

To appropriate the sum of $31,447,701 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, for the purpose of funding the operations of all branches of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, its agencies, various programs, grants, subsidies and contributions; to establish a capital and human resource development budget, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-14

To propose the repeal of article III, section 3 of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia, for the purpose of enabling citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia to retain or obtain citizenship of another state without being required to relinquish citizenship of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-15

To further amend title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 112 of chapter 1 to specify the amount of the fee to be charged in respect of an application for an entry permit, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-16 To propose an amendment to article XIII of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia, by adding a new section 8 for the purpose of providing for full faith and credit among the states, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-17

To propose an amendment to section 6 of article XI of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of eliminating diversity jurisdiction in the national courts of cases in which the ownership of land or waters is at issue, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-18

To further amend title 54, chapter 3 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 323 and adding a new section 353 thereof, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-19

To approve the admission of the State of Faichuk as the fifth state of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-20

To amend Public Law No. 13-84, by amending section 1 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-21

To further amend Public Law No. 13-36, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-22

To further amend Public Law No. 8-100, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to modify the use of certain funds, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-23

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 112, 141, and 143 thereof to modify the taxation of businesses, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-24

To further amend title 40 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by amending sections 232 and 233 to define "Free Appropriate Public Education" for funding eligibility purposes under the United States Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-25

To further amend Public Law No. 9-052, as amended, by amending section 2 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-26

To further amend Public Law No. 7-39, as amended, by amending  sections 2 and 4 thereof, to change the use and lapse date of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-27

To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 403 to allow full- time students at post-secondary institutions to  be eligible to  enroll in the National Government Employees’ Health Insurance Plan, by amending section 407 to state that the Administrator shall be exempt from the National Public Service System an that Members of the Board of Directors who are not employees of the National or State Governments shall be paid at a rate established by the Board when actually performing their duties, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-28

To appropriate the sum of $750,000 from infrastructure funds available under the amended Compact for the central infrastructure Project Management Unit (PMU) located at the Department of Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure, and for other  purposes

C.B. 14-29

To further amend Public Law No. 13-46, as amended, by amending section 13 thereof to change the lapse date of certain funds, and for other purposes.

C.B 14-30

To further amend title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 103 and 104 of chapter 1, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14- 31

To further amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by enacting a new chapter 3 thereof to provide for the appointment of an Independent Prosecutor in appropriate circumstances, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-32

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 112 thereof to exempt, from the gross revenues tax, proceeds from waste recycling and certain other activities that promote environmental quality, an for other purposes.

C.B. 14-33

To further amend Public Law No. 13-36, as amended, by amending sections 2 and 5 thereof to change the use and allottee of certain  funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-34

To further amend title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of  Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 806 to change entitlements regarding the surviving spouse benefit and other benefits, and for other purposes.

C B. 14-35

To further amend Public Law No. 10-143, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B.  14-36

To further amend title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Law No. 13-63, by amending sections 102 and 103 thereof.

C.B. 14-37

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 805 thereof to designate the distribution of certain revenues collected under section 121, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-38

To further amend Public Law No. 12-36, as amended, by amending section 6 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-39

To further amend Public Law No. 11-59, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to reallocate certain funds in the State of Chuuk, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-40

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 143 and 805 thereof, to provide for distribution to the states of proceeds from the gross revenues tax, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-41

To further amend Public Law No. 11-27, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to reallocate certain funds appropriated for use in the State of Chuuk, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-42

To further amend Public Law No. 7-35, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof, to change the uses of certain funds, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-43

To further amend Public Law No. 8-75, as amended, by amending section 2 to change the use of certain Chuuk State funds, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-44

To further amend Public Law No. 8-115, as amended, by amending section 1 to change the use of certain funds for the State of Chuuk, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-45

To amend Public Law No. 12-10, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds therein for public projects and programs in Chuuk State, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-46

To further amend Public Law No. 10-120, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-47

To further amend Public Law No. 9-052, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-48

To further amend Public Law No. 12-12, as amended, by amending section 13 thereof, to change the uses of funds appropriated for capital improvement, development programs and projects and human resource development in the State of Chuuk, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-49

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 141 thereof to waive certain taxes on gross revenues, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-50

To recommend Margaret Etse for naturalization as a citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-51

To further amend Public Law No. 13-46, as amended, by amending sections 2 [and 9], 3, 9 and 13 thereof for the purpose of appropriating an additional sum of $[855,000] 380,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-52

To further amend title 11 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by enacting a new section 611 and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-53

To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 141 to create a gross revenues tax deduction for businesses that make contributions to the College of Micronesia Endowment Fund, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-54 To further amend title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as enacted by Public Law No. 13-75, by amending sections 1504 and 1509 thereof, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-55

To further amend title 36 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 208 and 209 thereof, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-56

To further amend title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 802 to make changes to the eligibility requirements for the surviving spouse benefit, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-57

To further amend title 33 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by repealing sections 921 through 933 in their entirety, by renaming Chapter 9 "Real Property Security Investments," by enacting a new chapter 10 named "The Secured Transactions Act," by enacting new sections 1001 through 1072 setting forth a law of secured transactions; to further amend title 53, as amended, by amending section 607 to make social security liens subject to the Secured Transactions Act; to further amend title 54, as amended, by amending sections 135, 152, 224 and 226 to make tax liens subject to the Secured Transactions Act; and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-58

To further amend title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 603, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-59

To enact a new title 37 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to establish an Insurance Law for the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-60

To further amend title 31 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 102, 103, 104, 201, 209, and 301 and by adding new sections 210, 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, and 501, thereof, and for other purposes.

Second Regular Session
(September 13-October 02, 2005)

C.B. 14-61 To further amend title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 1508 thereof to change how one of the JEMCO representatives is appointed, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-62 To further amend title 40 of the Code ofthe Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 722 thereof to require that preference be given to citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia in recruitment of employees for the College of Micronesia,  and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-63 To further amend Public Law No. 13-46, as amended, by amending section 13 thereof, to extend the lapse date of certain funds appropriated by Congress, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-64 To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 117 and 509 to exempt employees of the National Weather Service from the National Public Service System, to remove extraneous references to the National Weather Service in title 52, and for other purposed.
C.B. 14-65 To further amend title 50 f the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 112 of chapter 1 to specify the amount of the fee to be charged in respect of an application for an entry permit, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-66 To further amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 203 thereof for the purpose of dividing the functions of the current Department of Health, Education and Social Affairs into two separate departments, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-67 To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 221, thereof to exempt import duties applicable to gasoline and diesel fuel, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-68 To further fo amend title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 104, 113, 114 and 116 to increase the fee paid by noncitizens to change their immigration status, to expand the purposes of which the funds in the Entry Permit Revolving Fund may be used, to increase the penalty for carriers that transport individuals without proper documents, ti simplify procedures for deportations and the appeals immigration decisions, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-69 To further amend title 21 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 206 thereof to provide for the reversion to the General Fund of certain monies held in the Telecommunications Revolving Fund, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-70 To further amend chapter 15 of title 55 of the code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Law No. 13-75, by amending sections 1503, 1504, 1509, and 1511 thereof.
C.B. 14-71 To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by enacting a new section 119A thereof to exempt the employees of the National Weather Service from the operation of the title, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-72 To further amend title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 603 and 802 thereof to eliminate the earnings test for the surviving spouse benefit, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-73 To further amend Public Law No. 12-36, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for chuuk Election District No. 5".
C.B. 14-74 To further amend Public Law No. 12-12, as amended, by amending section 13 thereof, to deposit certain funds appropriated for Chuuk Election District No. 5 in the fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5" within the General Fund, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-75 To further amend Public Law No. 10-120, as amended, by amending section 2 thereof to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5" within the General Fund, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-76 To further amend Public Law No. 9-095, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5", and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-77 To further amend Public Law No. 8-75, as amended, by amending section 2 to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5", and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-78 To amend Public Law No. 7-35 by amending section 6 thereof to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5", and for other purposes.
C.B  14-79 To appropriate the sum of $176,408 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, for the purpose of funding scholarships for post-secondary school students, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-80 To further amend title 21 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 212 with respect to the term of Telecom Board members and amending section 213 with respect to the filling of vacancies on the Telecom Board, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-81 To further amend Public Law No. 8-75, as amended, by amending section 3 to change the allottee of certain Chuuk State funds, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-82 To further amend Public Law No. 7-24, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-83 To further amend Public Law No. 23-36, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-84 To further amend Public Law No. 9-095, as amended, by further amending section 2 thereof, to change the use of certain funds, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-85 To further amend title 41 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by enacting a new section 1006A to require all food items sold to be labeled with a complete list of ingredients in English or the predominant language in the State in which it is sold, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-86 To appropriate the sum of $250,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005 in support of Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-87 To further amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 207 thereof, to require that the President of the Federated States of Micronesia shall appoint deputy ambassadors with the advice and consent of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-88 To further amend title 24 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by amending section 113 to enable the waiver of permit fees in certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-89 To amend Public Law No.13-84, by amending sections 1 and 2 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, to change the allottee, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-90 To further amend title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 603, 605, 801, 804, 806, 807, 809 and 902 regarding the operation for the Social Security Administration, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-91 To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by repealing section 205 thereof and enacting for the purpose of a one-time increase in base salaries for certain public service employees, and for other purposes.
CB. 14-92 To further amend Public Law No. 9-52, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to deposit certain funds appropriated therein in the fund entitled "Public projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5" within the General Fund, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-93 To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 221 and 805 thereof to change the import duties applicable to certain products and the distribution of revenues therefrom, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-94 To further amend Public Law No. 8-115, as amended, by amending section 1 to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5", and for other purposes
C.B. 14-95 To appropriate the amount of $73,578 from the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5" for certain public projects in Chuuk Election District No. 5, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-96 To further amend title 32 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 203, 205, 207, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 216, 217 and 219, in order to make changes to the Foreign Investment Act, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-97 To further amend Public Law No. 13-46, as amended, by amending sections 2, 8, 9, and 13 thereof for the purpose of appropriating an additional sum of $1, 357, 510 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-98 To amend Public Law No. 11-44 by amending section 2 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-99 To further amend Public Law No. 11-59, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-100 To further amend Public Law No. 10-143, as amended, by amending sections 1 and 5 thereof to change the use and allottee of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-101 To appropriate the sum of $176,408 of the carryover post-secondary scholarship funds from Section 216 (a) (3) of Compact I to be used for the purpose of providing post-secondary scholarships to FSM students, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-102 To further amend Public Law No. 6-49, as amended, by amending section 6 thereof to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5", and for other purposes
C.B. 14-103 To further amend title 21 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 203 thereof, and by enacting a new chapter 4, for the purpose of permitting competition in telecommunications under certain circumstances, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-104 To further amend title 4 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 107 thereof to modify the qualifications required of a Justice of the Supreme Court, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-105

To appropriate the sum of $10,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005 for medical supplies and in support of reconstruction efforts in the Republic of the Marshall Islands after the Majuro Hospital fire.

C.B. 14-106

To propose an amendment to section 1 of article XIV of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of lowering the threshold for amending the Constitution, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-107

To further amend Public Law No. 13-36, as amended, by amending sections 4 and 5 thereof to change the use and allottee of certain funds, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-108

To further amend Public Law No. 8-100, as amended, by amending sections 1 and 6 thereof to modify the use of certain funds, to change the allottee of certain funds, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-109

To further amend Public Law No. 11-59, as amended, by amending sections 1 and 7 thereof, to change the use, the allottee and the lapse date of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-110 To further amend Public Law No. 7-35, as amended, by amending section 8 thereof, to change the allottee of certain funds appropriated thereunder for Chuuk State, and for other purposes
C.B. 14-111 To further amend Public Law No. 11-27, as amended, by amending section 5 thereof to change the allottee of certain funds appropriated thereunder for Chuuk State, and for other purpose
C.B. 14-112 To authorize the FSM to borrow approximately $19,000,000 from the Asian Development Bank and relend approximately $19,000,000 to the States and their utilities for the purpose of funding the Omnibus Infrastructure Development Project: to further amend title 55 of the Code of the FSM, as amended, by enacting a new subchapter XVI to chapter 6 thereof to establish an External Debt Management Fund; and for other purposes
C.B. 14-113 To further amend Public Law No. 9-52 as amended, by amending sections 2 and 6 thereof, to change the use and allottee of funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes
 

               First Special Session
               (November 7 to 17, 2005)

C.B. 14-114

To amend the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by enacting a new title 13 thereof for the purpose of establishing a law on public official financial disclosures, and on political campaign financing and financial reporting, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-115

To further amend title 9 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by repealing chapters 1 through 9 in their entirety and enacting new chapters 1 through 8, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-116

To further amend title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by adding a new chapter 3 entitled “Refugee Act of 2005”, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-117

To further amend title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by adding a new section 419 relating to the implementation of the Infrastructure Development Plan; and to further amend section 204 of Title 32 exempting such activities from the foreign investment and labor laws, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-118 To appropriate the sum of $55,642,646 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, for the purpose of funding the public infrastructure projects for the National and State Governments of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-119

To further amend Public Law No. 14-21 by adding a new subsection to section 9 thereof to appropriate funds for Capacity Building purposes; and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-120

To further amend Public Law No. 13-57, as amended, by amending Section 1 thereof to authorize the use of $500,000 to fund various consultants required for private sector development, tax reform efforts, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-121

To further amend Public Law No. 6-49, as amended, by amending section 10 for the purpose of changing the allottee of funds previously appropriated for public projects in the State of Chuuk, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-122

To amend Public Law No. 13-84, by amending the title and section 1 thereof to appropriate additional funds from the fund within the General Fund entitled “Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5”, and for other purposes.

 

Third Regular Session
(January 10 to 29, 2006)

C.B. 14-123

To further amend Title 3 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 301 thereof, to decrease the compensation for the Members of Congress, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-124

To further amend title 24 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 405, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-125

To further amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by further amending section 203 thereof to designate the Unit for Sustainable Development within the Department of Economic Affairs as the Division of Sustainable Development, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-126

To further amend Public Law No. 7-24, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-127

To further amend Public Law No. 12-36, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to designate the uses of certain funds appropriated therein for programs and projects in the State of Chuuk, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-128

To further amend Public Law No. 12-50, as amended, by amending section 13 thereof, to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-129

To amend Public Law No. 14-21, the FY 2006 budget, in order to provide funding for the full fiscal year ending September 30, 2006 by appropriating funds for the third and fourth quarters, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-130

To further amend chapter 15 of title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 1503 to allow for the removal of Board members, by amending section 1504 to state that the work of the Office of Compact Management will be subject to the ultimate authority of the President, by amending section 1508 to state that the Head and at least one Board member will be JEMCO representatives and representatives of the Trust Fund Committee, by amending section 1509 to state that direction given by the Board is subject to the ultimate authority of the President and by amending section 1511 to state that employees of the Office are subject to the National Public Service Systems Act.

C.B. 14-131

To amend Public Law No. 6-58, by amending sections 1 and 2 thereof to change the use and allottee of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-132

To further amend Public Law No. 9-095, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof, to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund entitled “Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 3” within the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-133

To further amend Public Law No. 8-118, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof, to deposit certain funds appropriations therein into the fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 3" within the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-134 To further amend Public Law No. 8-19, as amended, by amending section 2, to repeal certain appropriations specified therein, to create a fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 3" within the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-135

To further amend Public Law No. 9-27, as amended, by amending sections 2 and 5 thereof, to change the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-136

To further amend Public Law No. 6-49, as amended, by further amending section 1, thereof to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 3" within the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-137

To further amend Public Law No. 6-49, as amended, by further amending section 1, thereof to deposit certain funds appropriated therein into the fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 3" within the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-138

To further amend Public Law No. 13-36, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to change the use of certain funds appropriated therein, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-139

To appropriate the amount of $32,701 from the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 3" for certain public projects in Chuuk Election District No. 3, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-140

To further amend Public Law No. 9-52, as amended, to change the uses of certain funds appropriated for the purpose of funding public projects in Yap, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-141

To further amend Title 29 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 301, 302, 303, 305, 306, 307, 308, 311, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 501, 502, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607, 608, 609, 611, 612, 613, 615, 616, 617, 618, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624, 625, 626, 627, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 801, 802, 803, 804 and 903 thereof, and by repealing sections 310 and 503, and by enacting a new section 626 and Chapter 10, in order to change the name of the Banking Board and the Banking Commissioner, to provide for regulation of credit unions, and to make certain other necessary changes, and to further amend title 36 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 107 to refer to title 29, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-142

To further amend Public Law No. 9-095, as amended, by amending sections 3 and 5 thereof to change the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated for Yap State, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-143

To further amend Title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 117 and 509, to exempt National Weather Services employees from the Public Service System Act, to permit compensation for hours worked beyond regular hours to food inspectors and National Police officer, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-144

To further amend Title 34 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 202, 203, 207, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, and 306 to update references to the Trust Territory, High Court and Attorney General, to limit the scope of consumer protection to transactions in foreign and interstate commerce, to apply the definitions in Chapter 2 to the entire usury and disclosures, to clarify the terms of disclosures and the calculation of interest, charges, and to make other necessary changes.

C.B. 14-145 To further amend Title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 509 to permit compensation for hours worked beyond regular hours to food inspectors and National Police officers, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-146 To further amend Title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 117 to exempt National Weather Services employees from the Public Service System Act, and for other purposes.
 

Second Special Session
(February 27 to March 03, 2006 in Kosrae)

C.B. 14-147 To further amend Title 21 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 218 thereof, to reduce the quorum requirement of the Board to four members, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-148

To further amend Title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 603 to change the definition of child, disability, fully insured and wages; by amending section 804 to change benefit levels; by enacting a new section 903 to allow for voluntary participation in the Social Security system, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-149

To amend Public Law No. 14-21, the FY 2006 budget, as amended, in order to provide supplemental funding for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-150

To appropriate the sum of $2.1 from the General Funds to be used for the purpose of funding projects and programs in each of the State, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-151

To amend Public Law No. 13-84, by amending section 2 thereof to change the allottee, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-152

To appropriate the amount of $22,934 from the fund within the General Fund entitled "Public Projects for Chuuk Election District No. 5" for certain public projects in Chuuk Election District No. 5, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-153

To appropriate the sum of $268,700 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, for the purpose of financing the National General Election scheduled to take place in March, 2007, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-154

To further amend Public Law No. 8-100, as amended, by amending section 3 thereof to change the amount and use of certain funds, and for other purposes.

Third Special Session
(May 4-9, 2006)

C.B. 14-155

To further amend title 21 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 208 thereof, for the purpose of eliminating the Gross Revenue tax exemption for the FSM Telecommunications Corporation, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-156

To further amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by further amending section 207, as amended, for the purpose of clarifying the time during which Congress must take action on a nomination to prevent it being deemed rejected, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-157 To appropriate the sum of $35,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, to provide medical assistance for Tosiwo Nakayama, former President of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-158

To further amend title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 103 to eliminate the requirement that Congress must amend the Recommended National Government Compact Budget by means of a bill and permit Congress to propose amendments by resolution, and for other purposes.

C.B. 14-159 To further amend title 20 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, known as the Federated States of Micronesia Airline Corporation Act of 1987, as amended, by amending section 1210 with respect to the term of Board members, by amending section 1211 with respect to filling of vacancies on the Board, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-160 To further amend title 22 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, by amending section 203 with respect to the term of members of the Board of Directors of the Coconut Development Authority, section 205 to reduce the number of mandatory Board meetings, and for other purposes.
C.B. 14-161

To further amend title 24 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 202 with respect to the term of members of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority, and for other purposes.

 


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