+RESOLUTIONS

Eighteenth Congress
~ May 11, 2013  thru  May 10, 2015 ~

 Resolution
Number

 Adoption Date

RESOLUTION TITLE

    SEVENTH SPECIAL SESSION
April 13 - 17, 2015
18-270  

Requesting the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to disapprove of the continued services of all current temporary justices whose cumulative service exceeds three months, and to revoke and disapprove all other temporary justice assignments that are not made known to Congress. 

18-269  

Encouraging and recommending the establishment of a peace and security force for the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-268 4.16.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $394,192 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Tobacco Control and Diabetes Prevention Programs in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance. (H&SA)
: SCR No. 18 -289 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-290 (ExAff)

18-267 4.17.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $122,498 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the implementation of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Ebola Supplemental Grant, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-296 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-298 (ExAff)

18-266 4.17.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $44,220 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the HIV Care Grants in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the grant.
: SCR No. 18-295 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-297 (ExAff)

18-265  

Requesting the Speaker of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to call for a Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress starting in May 2015.

18-264 4.16.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $130,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the implementation of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-293 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-294 (ExAff)

18-263 4.17.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, to fund the FSM Single Audit for FY2014 as required under the amended Compact, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-262  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Arthy G. Nena to serve as a member representing the FSM National Government on the Board of Directors for FSM MiCare, pursuant to title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 12-77 and 14-49.

18-261  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $3,000 from the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia Pacific (ICHCAP), to fund promotional events for the Pacific traditional knowledge publication entitled: “Traditional Knowledge and Wisdom: Themes from Pacific Islands’ in the FSM.”, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-260 4.16.15

To further amend the presidential Declaration of a State of Emergency dated March 30, 2015, as amended on April 1, 2015.

    SIXTH SPECIAL SESSION
April 10 - 13, 2015
18-259  

Revoking the presidential Declaration of a State of Emergency dated March 30, 2015, as amended on April 1, 2015.

18-258  

Approving a grant application in the amount of $394,192, to fund the collaborative performance of the FSM Tobacco Control and Diabetes Prevention Programs, and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

18-257 4.16.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Marcus Samo to serve as a member representing the FSM National Government on the Board of Directors for FSM MiCare, pursuant to title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 12-77 and 14-49.
: [CD.2] SCR No. 18-286 (E)

    SIXTH REGULAR SESSION
January 23 - February 11, 2015
18-256  

Approving and accepting a grant from the Government of the People’s Republic of China in the amount of RMB 60,300,000, for the purchase of a Y12 aircraft, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-255 4.16.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Johannes Berdon to serve as member of the Board of Regent of the College of Micronesia – FSM, representing Chuuk State.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-291 (E)

18-254 4.16.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Churchill Edward to serve as a member of the College of Micronesia Land Grant Board, representing the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-292(E)

18-253  

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Jackson T. Soram to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia to the FSM Embassy in China.

18-252  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $233,200 from the U.S. Office of Insular Affairs, as matching funds to the Disaster Assistance Emergency Fund, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-251 1.31.15

Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

18-250 2.2.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $1,133,455 from the United States Department of Health Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Preservation, to fund the FSM Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program, including all terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-278 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-279 (ExAff)

18-249 2.2.15

Approving and accepting a grant from the International Bank of Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) in the amount of $47,500,000, to fund the FSM Fiber Optic Connectivity Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-271 (T&C); SCR No. 18-272 (ExAff)

18-248  

Approving the receipt of Non Project Grant Aid from the Government of Japan in the amount of 100,000,000 Japanese Yen, for the provision of Japanese Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Products, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-247  

To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Margarita Bernard Cholymay to serve as a Member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing Chuuk State.

18-246 1.26.15

Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences to the government and the people of France regarding the recent terrorist attacks, and particularly condemning the violence that resulted in the loss of life at the magazine Charlie Hebdo.

18-245  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $60,000 from the United Nations Environment Programme to fund Phase IV of the Institutional Strengthening Programme under the mandate of the Montreal Protocol, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-244  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $5,350 from the United Nations Environment Programme to fund the Regional Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
(HCFC) Phase-out Management Plan, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-243 2.3.15

Approving and accepting the International Development Association Grant in the amount of SDR 3,800,000, to fund the implementation of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program, including the terms and conditions as of the assistance.

18-242 2.2.15

Approving and accepting of a grant in the amount of $47,492 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, to fund the Abstinence Education Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-264 (J&SA); SCR No. 18-265 (ExAff)

18-241 1.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, to fund the Personal Responsibility Education Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-268 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-270 (ExAff)

18-240 1.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $417,595 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-269 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-267 (ExAff)

18-239  

Ratifying the amendments in 2009, 2011 and 2013 of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants to which the Federated States of Micronesia is a party.

18-238  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alexander R. Narruhn to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Telecommunications Corporation representing the National Government, pursuant to title 21 of the code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.

18-237  

Approving and accepting the FY 2013 Grant in the amount of $5,000 for the Historic Preservation Fund Program from the United States National Park Service, to fund historic preservation programs in the FSM.

    FIFTH SPECIAL SESSION
November 17 - 26, 2014
18-236  

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Rioichy Johnny.

18-235  

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Kenchy James, former Chuuk State Senator.

18-234 11.28.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $1,306,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, to fund the Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-262(H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-263 (ExAff)

18-233  

Giving advice and consent, pursuant to Article XI, Section 3, of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia, to the appointment of Mr. Benjamin N. Weber, to the position of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-232  

Approving and accepting grant awards from the Peoples’ Republic of China in the total amount of RMB 60,300,000, to fund the implementation of the Foreign-aid Supply Contract for the Y12E Aircraft Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-231 11.25.14

Extending the Fifth Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to November 29, 2014.

18-230 11.28.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $61,813.17 from the Synetics for Management Decisions, Inc., to support the FSM States’ efforts for the continued collection of mental health client-level data elements developed under Data Infrastructure Grants and all other data elements in the Uniform Data Reporting System, including all the terms and conditions thereof.
: SCR No. 18-260(H&SA) : SCR No. 18-261(ExAFF)

18-229 11.28.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-258 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-259 (ExAff)

18-228 11.25.14

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, 2015.
: [CD1]

18-227 11.24.14

Expressing the sincere congratulations to his Excellency President Manny Mori upon his receiving an honorary doctorate from Sophia University.

18-226 2.2.15

Approving and accepting receipt of financial assistance in the amount of $23,000 from the United States Rural Development, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-225  

Approving and accepting a grant award in the amount of $235,000.00 dollars from the U.S. Department of the Interior - Office of Insular Affairs for the 2015-COFA-FSM-PNI-SCHOOL DESIGN, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-224 11.25.14

Approving, accepting, and receipt of a grant assistance in the amount of $3,174,850 from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services to the FSM Department of Education, Office of Special Education Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-250; SCR No. 18-253 (ExAFF)

18-223 11.25.14

Approving and accepting HIV Care Grant Application which has been prepared to be submitted to the US Department of Health and Social Services, Health Resources and Services Administration by the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs, in the amount of $50,000 for funding cycle from April 01, 2015 to March 31, 2016.
: SCR No. 18-251 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-252 (ExAff)

18-222 11.28.14

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jesse John Salalu to serve as a Member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing Yap State.
: SCR No. 18-255 (E)

18-221  

Requesting the President to urge the Department of Foreign Affairs to negotiate with foreign governments and private entities for the return of artifacts taken from the Chuuk Lagoon so they may housed in the new Chuuk State History Museum.

    FIFTH REGULAR SESSION
September 15 - October 4, 2014
18-220 10.1.14

Urging the President to delay implementation of the Unified Revenue Authority until after all the components of tax reform are in place.

18-219 10.2.14

Requesting the Speaker of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to call for a Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress starting in November 2014.

18-218 10.2.14

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Tulensru E. Waguk to serve as a member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-Federated States of Micronesia, representing the State of Kosrae.

18-217 10.1.14

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to Mr. John Nowakowski for his service as a staff attorney to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-216 9.24.14

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, 2015.

18-215 9.30.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $98,360 from the U.S. Historic Preservation Fund through the National Park Services, to fund the operating administrative costs and project funds for the Kosrae Office of History and Culture Preservation, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-214  

To ratify the Treaty between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau, concerning the establishing of the Micronesia Trade and Economic Community and the Protocol on the Conference Structure, Secretariat, and Financial Matters of the MTEC, signed on behalf of the three State Parties on September 3, 2014.

18-213  

Approving the 2015 Immunization and Vaccines for Children Grant Application which has been prepared and submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Immunization and Vaccines Preventable Disease Program in the amount of $1,362,998

18-212 10.3.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $39,300 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the FSM Emergency Medical Services Children Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-211 9.24.14

To approve and accept the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Grant Agreement in the amount of $5,000,000 to fund the Chuuk International Airport Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-210 9.30.14

Approving the submission of the application and accepting the grant in the amount of $98,360 from the United States National Park Services, to fund the Historic Preservation Fund Program in the State of Yap, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-209 9.30.14

Approving the submission of the FY 2015-2017 Grant Application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the State System Development Initiative Program in the FSM in the amount of $300,000.
:W/P

18-208  

To confirm the nomination of Miss Evelyn Adolph to serve as a member of the Joint Trust Fund Committee, established pursuant to the Trust Fund Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, implementing sections 215 and 216 of the Compact of Free Association between the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, and Public Law No. 15-70, as amended.

18-207  

To ratify the Treaty Between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the United States of America on the Delimitation of a Maritime Boundary.

18-206 9.29.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $99,145 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Preventive Health and Health Services Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance. 
: SCR No. 18-227 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-228 (ExAff)

18-205 9.29.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $376,250 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the FSM Oral Health Workforce activities, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-232 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-234 (ExAff)

18-204 9.23.14

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Esor Eko to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Caroline Island Air representing the State of Chuuk, pursuant to Public Law No. 10-72, as amended.
: SCR No. 18-210 (T&C)

18-203  

Approving the submission of a project proposal, entitled: “Investing in the Youth Project Through Sports and Health: A Pilot Project to Develop the FSM Youth to be Responsible Citizens and Productive Members of Society” to potential donor partners for financial support in the amount of $179,762.

18-202  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $50,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Surveillance Program Office, to fund the implementation of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-201 9.25.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $40,694 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund HIV related programs within the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-219 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-220 (ExAff)

18-200 9.25.14

Approving and accepting of a grant in the amount of $644,741 from the United States Department of Health and Human Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, to fund the implementation of the FSM Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-215 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-218 (ExAff)

18-199 9.25.14

Approving and accepting of a grant in the amount of $22,716 from the United States Department of Health and Human Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-214 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-217 (ExAff)

18-198 9.25.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $82,878 from the United States Department of Health and Human Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-213 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-216 (ExAff)

18-197 9.25.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $42,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-221 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-221 (ExAff)

18-196 9.29.14

Approving and accepting an International Development Association Grant in the amount of $14,400,000, to fund the implementation of the FSM Energy Sector Development Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-229 (R&D) ; SCR No. 18-230 (ExAff)

18-195  

Approving the submission of a grant application in the amount of $823,804 to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM’s Communicable Disease Section.

18-194  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $13,375 from the United Nations Environment Programme, to fund Phase V of the Institutional Strengthening under the mandates of the Montreal Protocol, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-193 9.29.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $501,420 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency, to fund the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs LAUNCH Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No 18-231 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-233 (ExAFF)

18-192 9.16.14

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the Honorable Martin G. Yinug, Chief Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-191  

Urging the President to reduce maritime operations by two patrol boats.

18-190 9.19.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount $164,470 from the U.S. Department of the Interior through the Office of Insular Affairs’ Technical Assistance Program, to fund the updating of the Peer Review Manual and conducting Peer Reviews of the Office of Public Auditors for the nine (9) U.S. Territories and Compact nations, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-205 (W&M); SCR No. 18-206 (ExAFF)

18-189 10.1.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount $6,000 from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, to fund the completion of the World Heritage nomination file for Nan Madol and Lelu ruins, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

18-188  

Requesting the President to request the Secretary of Finance and Administration to resign from position and remove him of all official duties due to his willful misleading of Congress regarding the alternate plan for the use of the World Bank IDA-16 funds and for misleading Congress in his revenue projections for FY14.

    FOURTH SPECIAL SESSION
July 7 - 12, 2014
18-187  

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to the University of Utah, the Moran Eye Center and Mahi International for its July 2014 medical service trip providing eye care and examinations to the people of the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-186  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $710,888 from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, to assist in funding the FSM Department of Education, Office of Special Education Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-185  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $7,500 from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to assist in funding library services in the Federated States of Micronesia for fiscal year 2014, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-184  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $86,858 from the United States Department of Health and Human Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Tracking, Surveillance and Integration Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-183  

Approving and accepting a grant [“Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF-SIG) Micronesia-No Cost Extension” Notice of Award] in the amount of $1,276,606 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs, to support projects in the area of substance abuse and mental health services [to continue SPF-SIG Micronesia Funding extending the five (5) year term per C.R. No. 16-42 (2009 to 2014) to a six (6) year term (2009-2015).] ,including all the terms and conditions of the assistance. CD1

18-182  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $513,583 from the United States Department of Health and Human Service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, to fund the implementation of the Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan to Reduce Cancer Burden in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-181  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $700,206 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Healthcare Preparedness Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-180  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $188,962 from the United States National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund, to fund the Pohnpei State Historic Preservation Office, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-179  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $381,762 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-178  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $152,924 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, to fund community mental health services in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-177  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $324,300 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service, to fund the Family Planning Program and preventive health services in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-176 10.2.14

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Roger Arnold to serve as a member representing the State of Chuuk on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority.

    FOURTH REGULAR SESSION
May 12 - 31, 2014

18-175 5.31.14

Authorizing the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request, as revised pursuant to Congress’s recommendations, to the United States under Article V of the Fiscal Procedures Agreement.
: Placed (W&M)

18-174  

Requesting the President to work with the World Bank and reach an agreement to dedicate the proceeds of IDA-16 funds, in the approximate amount of $13,900,000, to address unmet sea transportation needs.

18-173 5.31.14

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, 2014.

18-172 5.31.14

Extending the Fourth Regular Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to June 04, 2014.

18-171  

To amend section 1(b) of Rule 11 of the Official Rules of Procedure for the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to provide that all witnesses testifying before Congressional Committees shall be administered an oath.

18-170  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $3,186 from the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia Pacific (UNESCO), to fund the meeting for Intangible Cultural Heritage Safeguarding in 2014, including all the terms and condition of the assistance.

18-169  

To ratify the Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau Concerning the Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related Matters, which was signed on behalf of both State Parties in 2006.

18-168 5.31.14

Approving and acceting financial assistance in the amount of $416,400 for 2014 from the Wrold Health organization, to fund the FSM Counry Budget 2014-2015 Joint Work Plan, including all the terms and condition of the assistance.
: SCR No 18-158 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 15-161 (ExAff)

18-167 5.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $9,306 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the HIV Care Grant in the FSM, including all the term and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-168 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-175 (ExAff)

18-166 5.28.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $394,192 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Tobacco Control and Diabetes Prevention Programs in the FSM, including all the terms and condition of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-152 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-153 (ExAff)

18-165

5.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $17,346.55 from the Government of Australia, to fund the Generic Voter Registration System Upgrade in the Office of the National Election Director, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-155(J&GO) ; SCR No. 18-156 (ExAff)

18-164 5.20.14

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Joanis Kim.

18-163 5.20.14

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, 2014.

18-162  

Confirming the nomination of Dr. Rufino Mauricio to serve the on the College of Micronesia Land Grant Board representing the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-161  

Approving a grant application to fund the Title X Family Planning Program for grant year 2015, which has been prepared and submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $1,969,137.

18-160  

Approving the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) and Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) grant application in the amount of $700,206, which has been prepared and submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevent.

18-159 5.19.14

Expressing sincere gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Leo B. Tudela for his outstanding contribution to the FSM Post Office.

18-158  

Approving foreign financial assistance from the Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation between the Governments of the People’s Republic of China and the Federated States of Micronesia in the amount of 60,000,000 RMB Yuan, to fund the construction project of the Channel Bridge in Okat, Kosrae, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-157  

Approving and accepting the Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF-SIG) Micronesia-No Cost Extension application prepared and submitted to the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Agency (SAMHSA) by the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs in the amount of $2,553,211.00.

18-156  

Approving a grant proposal in the amount of $171,305, to fund the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Program, and its submission to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

18-155 5.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $505,342 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Maternal and Child Health Services Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-171 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-174 (ExAff)

18-154  

Approving a grant proposal in the amount of $100,000, to fund the Development, Maintenance and Enhancement of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Information System Surveillance Program, and its submission to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

18-153 5.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $91,045 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Improving Data Capacity in the FSM Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-167 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-173 (ExAff)

18-152 5.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $44,930 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Preventive Health Services in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No 18-169 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-172 (ExAff)

18-151  

Approving and a grant proposal in the amount of $250,000, to fund the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Project, and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration.

18-150  

Approving a grant application in the amount of $394,192, to fund the FSM Tobacco Control and Diabetes Prevention Programs in the FSM, and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    THIRD SPECIAL SESSION
March 24 - April 02, 2014
18-149 4.02.14

Expressing the profound gratitude and appreciation of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to all those involved in the rescue efforts when Mr. Akampo Nakasima, Mayor of Uman, was lost at sea.

18-148  

Extending the Third Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to April 03, 2014.

18-147  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $3,885,738 from the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, to fund programs and services for eligible children with disabilities in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-146  

Approving a grant proposal in the amount of $1,360,465, to fund the Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health Project, and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency.

18-145  

Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences to the families and the governments of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappearance, and especially to the people and government of the People’s Republic of China.

18-144 4.01.14

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, 2014.

18-143 1.01.14

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Honorable Dennis Yamase for his many years of service to the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-142  

Approving a grant application in the amount of $1,410,000 to fund the FSM Tobacco Control and Diabetes Prevention Programs, and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

18-141  

Expressing the profound appreciation of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Honorable Jack Fritz, the second elected Speaker the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, for his dedication and public service to his country.

18-140 4.02.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $502,440 from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, to fund the implementation of the Sustaining Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Measures in Micronesia Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-139  

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Salpasr Tilfas to serve as the Personnel Officer of the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-138  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jeffrey Arnold to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Telecommunications Corporation representing the National Government, pursuant to title 21 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.

18-137 5.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $40,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, to fund the Emergency Medical Services Children Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-159 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-160 (ExAff)

18-136 4.02.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Children, Youth and Families, to fund the Personal Responsibility Education Program for 2014, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-140 (H&SA), SCR No. 18-141(ExAff)

18-135 4.02.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $42,032.97 from the Synectics for Management Decisions Inc., to fund the FSM’s Department of Health and Social Affairs data systems relating to mental health, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD. 2] SCR No. 18-138 (H&SA), SCR No. 18-139 (ExAff)

18-134 5.26.14

To invite the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to delver a State of the Nation Address.
: [CD.1]

18-133 9.23.14

Ratifying the Amendment in 2010 of the Cotonou Agreement between the European Community and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group States to which the Federated States of Micronesia is a partner.
:[CD.1] SCR No. 18-201 (ExAff)

    THIRD REGULAR SESSION
January 10 - 29, 2014
18-132  

Approving and accepting a grant from the World Health Organization in the amount of $694,000 to fund the Federated States of Micronesia Country Budget for 2014-2015, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-131 4.01.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $47,492 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, to fund the Abstinence Education Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18 -136 (H&SA), SCR No 18-137 (ExAff)

18-130 3.31.14

Confirming the nomination of Mr. W-One Williander to serve as the FSM National Election Commissioner for Chuuk State.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-129 (J&GO)

18-129 1.31.14

Expressing the profound gratitude and appreciation of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Honorable Leo A. Falcam, former President of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1]

18-128 1.31.14

Requesting the Speaker of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to call for a Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress starting in March, 2014.
:[CD.1]

18-127 1.31.14

Amending the presidential Declaration of a State of Emergency dated January 22, 2104.

18-126 1.29.14

Extending the Third Regular Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to January 31, 2014.
: [CD.1]

18-125 1.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $16,070 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-115 (H&S) & SCR No. 18-116(ExAff)

18-124 1.31.14

Expressing the profound appreciation of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Honorable Bethwel Henry, the first elected Speaker of the First Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for his dedication and public services to his country.
: [CD.1]

18-123 1.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $1,157,873 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, to fund the FSM Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program for grant year 2014, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-113 (H&SA) & SCR No. 18-114(ExAff)

18-122 1.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $357,642 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB Prevention, to fund the FSM Communicable Disease Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

18-121  

 

18-120  

To express the concern of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia over the fate of eleven members of parliament in Eritrea imprisoned since 2001.

18-119 4.01.14

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Kalwin Kephas to serve as member of the FSM Social Security Board of Directors representing the State of Kosrae.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-135 (H&SA]

18-118 1.31.14

Approving a grant in the amount of $96,516 from the U.S Department of Interior National Park Service, to fund the Historic Preservation Program in the State of Yap.
: W/P

18-117 1.31.14

Approving a grant in the amount of $96,516 from the U.S. Department of Interior National Park Service, to fund the Historic Preservation Program in the State of Kosrae.
: W/P

18-116  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the International Information and Networking Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region, to fund the Joint Publication Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-115 1.31.14

Approving a grant proposal in the amount of $100,000 to fund the FSM Environmental Health Program, and its submission to the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease.
: SCR No. 18-123 (H&SA) & SCR No. 18-124 (H&SA)

18--114  

Requesting the President to explore the feasibility of establishing a FSM Consular Office in the Western United States.

18-113 1.17.14

Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences to the family of Pastor Edmund Kalau at his passing.

18-112  

To ratify the Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau concerning the Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related Matters, which was signed on behalf of both State Parties in 2006.

18-111 1.15.14

Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness to the government and citizens of the State of Israel at the passing of its former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

18-110 3.28.14

To amend section 1 of rule 5 of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia by adding a category for Agency or Governmental Authority Communications to the daily Order of Business for Congressional Session.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-126 (J&GO)

18-109 1.16.14

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the Honorable Ritis Ko Heldart, Lieutenant Governor of Chuuk.
: [CD.2]

18--108  

Approving a grant application in the amount of $716,013 to fund the FSM Communicable Disease Program for grant year 2014, and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis Prevention.

18-107 1.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $7,000 from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, to fund the Pohnpei and Kosrae State Historic Preservation Offices, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No.

18-106 1.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the International Information and Networking Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region, to fund the Joint Publication Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance."
: SCR No. 18-118 (H&SA) & SCR No. 18-121 (ExAff)

18-105 1.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $4,400 from the International Information and Networking Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region, to fund the Intangible Cultural Heritage Safeguarding Efforts Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-117 (H&SA) & SCR No. 118-120 (ExAFF)

18-104  

Congratulating the College of Micronesia-FSM, and its President Dr. Joseph Daisy, for a successful reaffirmation of accreditation of the college.

    SECOND SPECIAL SESSION
November 25 - December 04, 2013
18-103  

Approving an application for financial assistance in the amount of $500,000 to the World Bank, to fund the strengthening of legal, regulatory, and institutional framework of telecommunication services in the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-102 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $45,523 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administrator, to fund data capacity improvement in the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and the condition of the assistance.
: W/P

18-101 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $220,000 from the Global Environment Facility, including all the terms and condition of the assistance.
: W/P

18-100 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $500,000 from the United States Office of Insular Affairs, to be utilized in 2014, to fund a single audit for FY 2013, as required by the Single Audit Act.

18-99  

 

18-98 12/04/13

Extending the Second Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to December 5, 2013.

18-97 12/03/13

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, 2014.

18-96  

Approving a grant application in the amount of $1,219,873 to fund the FSM’s Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program for grant year 2014, and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease.

18-95 12/05/13

Approving a grant application in the amount of $751,391 to fund the FSM Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program and FSM Community Mental Health Services for grant years 2013 and 2014, and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency.
: SCR No. 18-94 (H&SA) & SCR No. 18-100 (ExAff)

18-94  

Approving and accepting a grant from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in the amount of $80,022, to fund the Federated States of Micronesia’s Household Income and Earnings Survey, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-93 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-90(H&SA) & SCR No. 18-93 (ExAff)

18-92 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the amount of $27,132, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-89 (H&SA) & SCR No. 18-92 (ExAff)

18-91  

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia that in future U.S. grant applications in the area of education, individuals whose salaries are paid from these grants and who are performing duties in the four State are specified to be employees of the State Governments rather than employees of the National Government.

18-90 12/05/13

Approving the submission of a grant proposal in the amount of $40,000 from the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs to fund the National Public Health Improvement Initiative, to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
: SCR No. 18-81(ExAff) & SCR No. 18-86(H&SA)

18-89 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant from the World Health Organization in the amount of $12,300, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-80 (ExAff) & SCR No. 18-85 (H&SA)

18-88 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $486,950 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-79 (ExAff) & SCR No. 18-83 ( H&SA)

18-87 12/05/13

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Simpson Abraham to serve as a member representing the State of Kosrae on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA).
: SCR No. 18-70(R&D)

18-86 1.31.14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $80,000 from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community to fund the Federated States of Micronesia’s Household Income and Expenditure Survey.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-108 (R&D) & SCR No. 18-109 (ExAff)

18-85 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $3,327,595 from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-74 (ExAff) & SCR No. 18-77 (E)

18-84  

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to initiate the withdrawal of the Federated States of Micronesia from the Micronesian Shipping Commission within 90 days from the date of adoption of this resolution.

18-83  

Respectfully urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to initiate the decentralization of the Project Management Unit to the States.

    SECOND REGULAR SESSION
September 12 - October 01, 2013
18-82 12/05/13

Approving the submission of a grant proposal in the amount of $300,000, to fund the Universal Newborn Hearing, Screening and Intervention Program in the Federated States of Micronesia, to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Human Resources and Services Administration.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-78 (ExAff) & SCR No. 18-77 (H&SA)

18-81 10/02/13

Requesting the Speaker of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to call for a Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress starting in November 2013.

18-80 10/02/13

Extending the Second Regular Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to October 2, 2013.

18-79 10/02/13

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to Mrs. Allison M. Laffen for her service as staff a attorney to the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-78 10/02/13

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Namio Nanpei.

18-77  

Expressing the support of the Federated States of Micronesia by joining in the celebration of the 26th International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer and urging all nations of the world to work towards further strengthening measures that protect and preserve global climate.

18-76 1/17/14

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of 1,110,000,000 Japanese Yen ($11,240,511) from the Japanese Government, to fund the Improvement of Domestic Shipping Services Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
:[CD.1]

18-75 10/01/13

Approving the submittal of a grant application in the amount of $587,767 to fund the FSM Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program for grant years 2014 and 2015, to the United States of Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
: SCR. No. 18-60 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-61(ExAff)

18-74  

Requesting the President, in conjunction with the Department of Foreign Affairs, to actively seek funding from international donors for the construction of a sports facility in the greater Mortlocks area in the State of Chuuk.

18-73  

Requesting the President, in conjunction with the Department of Foreign Affairs, to actively seek funding from international donors for the construction of a bridge in the State of Chuuk, Mortlocks, between the islands of Satowan and Ta.

18-72 11/27/13

To approve the Federated States of Micronesia’s membership to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-65 (ExAff) & SCR No. 18-63 (R&D)

18-71 9/25/13 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, 2014.
18-70   Approving the Federated States of Micronesia's membership to the International Fund for Agriculture Development, and a contribution of $500.00 annually to the Fund's resources.
: SCR No. 18-43 (R&D/EXaff)
18-69   Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to explore the option of transferring the operation of the FSS Unity from the National Government to the states, particularly Pohnpei or Chuuk.
18-68   To declare the entirety of the Federated States of Micronesia's 200 mile exclusive economic zone a marine sanctuary for sharks, rays, dolphins and whales and respectfully request the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to take the necessary action to create a marine sanctuary and the State governments to declare their 12 mile zone as a sanctuary for these species.
18-67   Urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to request the United States to include itself in Tier 3 of its annual Human Trafficking Report.
18-66 9/24/13 To approve the submission of an FAA grant application for the FSM Airport Improvement Program project for Chuuk International Airport in the amount of $200,000, to the United States Federal Aviation Administration.
18-65 9/24/13 To approve the submission of an FAA grant application for the FSM Airport Improvement Program project for Chuuk International Airport in the amount of 1,400,000 million, to the United States Federal Aviation Administration.
18-64 9/13/13

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of David Arthurs of the Calvary Baptist Radio Station.

18-63 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $282,250 from the Japanese Government, for the Goods and Services Program for the fiscal year 2013, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-97 (R&D) & SCR No. 18-99 (ExAff)

18-62 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $44,930 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Preventive Health Services Project in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 18-88(ExAff) & SCR No. 18-91(H&SA)

18-61 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant from the European Community in the amount of $1,792,901, to fund the project on Building Safety and Resilience in the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance, and adopting the Country Implementation Plan for the use of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-96 (ExAff) & SCR no. 18-98 (R&D)

18-60 10/01/13

Approving and accepting of a grant in the amount of $4,000 from the National Association of County and City Health Officials, to fund the local Medical Reserve Corps units in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-58 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-59 (ExAff)

18-59 10/01/13

Approving the submission of a grant proposal in the amount of $250,000, to fund the continuation of the Strengthening Public Health Infrastructure for Improved Health Outcomes Project in the Federated States of Micronesia, to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
: SCR No. 18-56 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-57 (ExAff)

18-58 9/20/13

Approving and adopting the Nation Wide Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Policy for the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-57 9/20/13

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to formulate a National Government Long-Term Fiscal Framework and submit it to the Joint Economic Management Committee, as required by the recent Joint Economic Management Committee August 2013 meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.

18-56 10/01/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $40,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the FSM Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Hospital Preparedness Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-54 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-55 (ExAff)

18-55 10/01/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $68,872 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM’s Tracking Surveillance and Integration Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-52 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-53 ( ExAff)

18-54 9/24/13

Ratifying the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in regard to further reduction of the emission of greenhouse gases for the commitment period 2013 through 2020.

18-53 12/05/13

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Albert T. Welley to serve as a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors, representing the State of Kosrae.
: DEFEATED

18-52 9/14/3

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of the Honorable Alanso Cholymay, Floor Leader of the Senate of the Chuuk State Legislature.

18-51 12/025/13

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Peter Garamfel to serve as a member on the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation representing the private sector.
: SCR No. 18-101 (T&C)

18-50 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount $60,000 from the United Nation Environment Programme to fund Phase IV of the Institutional Strengthening under the mandates of the Montreal Protocol, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-73 (ExAff) & SCR No. 18-76 (R&D)

18-49 10/01/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $7,000 from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, to fund the Pohnpei State and Kosrae State Historic Preservation Offices, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-50 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-51 (ExAff)

18-48 12/05/13

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $648,948 from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR 18-72 (ExAff) & SCR 18-75 (R&D)

18-47  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Leo A. Falcam, Jr. to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Telecommunications Corporation representing the National Government, pursuant to title 21 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.

18-46 10/01/13

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Nakama Sana to serve as a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors.
: SCR No. 18-62 (H&SA)

18-45 12/05/13

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Redley Killion to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation representing the private sector, pursuant to title 27 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended.
: W/P

18-44 10/01/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $34,000 from the United States Institute of Museum and Library Services, to fund FSM National and State libraries, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-48 (H&SA); SCR No. 18-49(ExAff)

18-43 10/01/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $13,000 from the United Nations Children’s Fund, to fund the FSM’s Universal Periodic Report as obligated under the Convention of the Rights of Children, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-42 10.2.14

Ratifying the amendment, signed in July 2013, of the Third Arrangement Implementing the Nauru Agreement Concerning Cooperation in the Management of Fisheries of Common Interest.

18-41  

Approving and accepting the receipt of a grant assistance in the amount of $204,405 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for the implementation of the FSM Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-40 10/01/13

Approving and accepting the receipt of a grant assistance in the amount of $35,520 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the HIV Care Grants and related programs in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-44 (H&SA) ; SCR No. 18-45 (ExAff)

18-39 12/05/13

Requesting the President plan, organize and host a nationwide Youth Summit to be held during the summer of 2014, in order to educate our young people regarding the current issues affecting the Federated States of Micronesia, and to encourage them to become involved in our Nation’s development and future.
: W/P

18-38  

Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the government and citizens of the People’s Republic of China regarding the loss of life and property in the July 23, 2013 earthquake in Gansu province near the city of Dingxi.

   

FIRST SPECIAL SESSION
July 15 - 24, 2013

18-37 12/05/13

Approving an application for financial assistance in the amount of $500,000 to the World Bank, to fund the strengthening of legal, regulatory, and institutional framework of telecommunication services in the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 18-71(T&C)

18-36  

Adopting and endorsing the Federated States of Micronesia Medicine Policy to provide a guide for the pharmaceutical sector in the Federated States of Micronesia to regulate quality assurance, rational selection and use, dispensation, procurement, supply and management, and related human resources management.

18-35 10/02/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of the extension of the Emergency Performance Grant 11, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

18-34 7/24/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $10,000 from the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, to fund the implementation of the Convention on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and the Convention on the Rights of the Child state reporting project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-28 (H&SA) / SCR No. 18-29 (ExAff)

18-33 7/24/13

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Vincent Tafileluw to serve as a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors.
: SCR No. 18-27 (H&SA)

18-32 10.02.13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of the extension of the Emergency Performance Grant 12, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

18-31 7/23/13

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, 2013.

18-30  

Expressing the desire of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia for membership in the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures, and authorizing the Speaker of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to pursue such membership.

   

FIRST REGULAR SESSION
May 11 - 30, 2013

18-29 5/30/13

Authorizing the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request, as revised pursuant to Congress’s recommendations, to the United States under Article V of the Fiscal Procedures Agreement.
: W/P

18-28  

Respectfully urging the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to issue a Request for Proposal for engineering firms interested in managing the Project Management Unit.

18-27 5/28/13

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to Father Francis X. Hezel, SJ for the spiritual guidance, intellectual challenges and knowledge he has shared with others in the Federated States of Micronesia for the past 50 years.

18-26 5/22/13

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, 2013.

18-25 5/22/13

Designating and appointing Mrs. Liwiana Ramon Ioanis to the position of Chief Clerk to the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-24 12/05/13

Adopting the Policy for Overseas Development Assistance for the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 18-95 (R&D)

18-23 9/14/13

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia that in future U.S. grant applications in the area of health individuals whose salaries are paid from these grants and who are performing duties in the four States are specified to be employees of the State Governments rather than employees of the National Government.
: SCR No.18-31 [ExAff] ; SCR No.18-32[HSA]

18-22 5/20/13

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Jonathan Pinkney-Baird for his service as a staff attorney to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-21  

Ratifying as a treaty the Agreement Establishing the Pacific Islands Forum.
: SCR No. 18-42 [ExAff]

18-20 5/30/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance from the Secretariat of the South Pacific Community in the amount of $63,093, to fund the Implementation of the Pacific Regional Strategic Implementation Plan II under Stream I, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 8-17 (H&SA) / SCR No. 18-19 (ExAff)

18-19  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alonso Cholymay to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) representing the State of Chuuk.

18-18  

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Shanty Sigrah to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) representing the State of Kosrae.

18-17 5/30/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $209,129 from the U.S National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund, to fund the Pohnpei Historic Preservation Office, including all terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-16 (H&SA) / SCR No. 18-20 (ExAff)

18-16  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $207,613 from the U.S National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund, to fund the Pohnpei Historic Preservation Office, including all terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-15  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $95,000 from the U.S National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund, to fund the Kosrae Historic Preservation Office, including all terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-14  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $83,056 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for implementing the FSM’s Tracking, Surveillance and Integration Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-13  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $345,000 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service, to fund the Family Planning Program and related preventive health services in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-12  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM’s Strengthening Public Health Infrastructure for Improved Health Outcomes, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-11 5/30/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $76,849 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM’s HIV Program for the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-12 (H&SA) / SCR No. 18-15 (ExAff)

18-10  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $279,000 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Newborn Hearing, Screening and Intervention Project in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-09 5/30/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $128,410 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Maternal and Child Health Services in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-11 (H&SA) / SCR No. 18-14 (ExAff)

18-08  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $66,392 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Maternal Child and Health Program for improving data capacity in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-07  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $516,200 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for implementing the FSM’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan to Reduce Cancer Burden, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-06  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $220,000 from the Global Environment Facility, to fund the FSM’s biodiversity strategies and activities, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-05  

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $789,922 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Hospital Preparedness Programs in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

18-04 5/30/13

Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $949,600 from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), for the implementation of UNFPA-funded Annual Work Plans relating to the 2013-2017 UNFPA Multi-Country Programme for the Pacific Island Countries and Territories, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 18-10 (H&SA) / SCR No. 18-13 (ExAff)

18-03 5/17/13

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to Sister Maria Perez-Caballero for her lifetime of dedication to improving the quality of education in the Federated States of Micronesia.

18-02 5/17/13

Designating and appointment of Mr. T. Lam Dang to the position of Legislative Counsel to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: CD.1

18-01 5/17/13

To invite the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to deliver a State of the Nation Address.
: CD.1