CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS

Nineteenth Congress
~ May 11, 2015  thru  May 10, 2017 ~

 Resolution
Number

 Adoption Date

RESOLUTION TITLE

   

FIFTH SPECIAL SESSION
July 25 - August 03, 2016

19-261  

Requesting the Speaker of the Nineteenth Congress to dissolve the Special Committee on Climate Change.

19-260 8.03.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Arthy G. Nena to serve as a member of the FSM MiCare Board of Directors representing the state of Kosrae.
: W/P

19-259 8.03.16

Approving and accepting emergency humanitarian assistance in the amount of $500,000 from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-258  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Akillino Harris Susaia to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-257 8.03.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kemsky A. Sigrah to serve as Kosrae State Representative on the Federated States of Micronesia National Scholarship Board.
: SCR No. 19-153 (E)  

19-256  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Wayne Mendiola to serve as the FSM National Government Representative on the Federated States of Micronesia National Scholarship Board.
: [DEFEATED 8.03.16]

19-255  

Approvingand accepting a grant in the amount of $47,579 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund the Community Mental Health Services Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

19-254 8.03.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount $59,000 from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for the 2016 Annual Work Plan-FSM Strategic Development Goals (SDG’s) Localization Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-253 7.29.16

Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness to the family of Alison MacConnell at her passing.

19-252  

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to call upon the Department of Justice and the Department of Foreign Affairs to immediately collaborate with one another and with the Government of Vietnam, to arrange for the Government of Vietnam to pay the costs associated with the repatriation of Vietnamese citizens who have been arrested and detained for unlawful entry into the Federated States of Micronesia and the waters controlled by the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-251 8.01.16

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, 2016.

19-250 8.03.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount up to $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, to fund the FSM Single Audit for FY 2015 as required under the amended Compact, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-249 8.01.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $686,701 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.
: SCR No. 19-138 (H&SA)

19-248  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Roger Arnold to serve as board member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing Chuuk State

19-247 8.02.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $33,744 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund the Community Mental Health Services Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-142 (H&SA)

19-246 8.01.16

Approving a grant in the amount of $511,015 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund for the implementation of the Federated States of Micronesia Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Plan to reduce cancer burden in the FSM for the budget period from June 30, 2016, to June 29, 2017, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-137 (H&SA)

19-245  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Nena M. William to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing the state of Kosrae.

19-244 8.03.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Pressler Martin to serve as a member of the National Scholarship Board, representing Pohnpei State.
: SCR No. 19-149 (E)

19-243 8.01.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $325,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service-OASH Office of Grants Management, to fund the FSM Family Planning Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-136 (H&SA)

19-242 8.02.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $47,579 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund the Community Mental Health Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-141 (H&SA)

19-241 8.03.16

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Lourdes F. Roboman to serve as the Yap State representative on the Federated States of Micronesia National Scholarship Board.
: SCR No. 19-148 (E)

19-240  

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 FSM Abstinence Education Grant Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

19-239 8.02.16

Approving the submission of a grant application in the amount of $252,080 to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - OPHPR to fund the Public Health Preparedness and Response Cooperative Agreement for All-Hazards Public Health Emergencies: Zika 2016.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-140 (H&SA)

19-238 8.02.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $42,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to provide additional funding to the FSM Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No.19-139 (H&SA)

19-237 8.02.16

To ratify as a treaty the Paris Agreement concerning the need for an effective and progressive response to the urgent threat of climate change.
: [CD.1] Special Committee Report No. 19-11

19-236 8.02.16

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Larry Wentworth to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 19-144 (J&GO)

   

FOURTH REGULAR SESSION
May 11 - 30, 2016
(Extended to May 31st, through the adoption of CR 19-235, CD1 )



19-235 5.30.16

Extending the Fourth Regular Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to June 1, 2016.

19-234 5.30.16

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Government of Guam for hosting the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts 2016.

19-233 5.30.16

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Simeon Innocenti.

19-232 5.26.16

Approving and accepting grant in the amount of $157,500 from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, to provide additional funding for the FSM Integrated Agriculture Census Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-231 5.26.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $58,895 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-230 5.26.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $76,614 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Improving Data Capacity Project in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-229 5.26.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $453,188 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to provide additional funding for the FSM’s Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-228 5.30.16

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.
: [CD.1] W/P

19-227 8.01.16

Approving and accepting grant in the amount of ¥27,960,000 from the Government of Japan, to fund the Goods and Services Program for the fiscal year 2017 to assist fisheries development in the state of Chuuk, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] W/P

19-226 5.23.16

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, 2016.

19-225 5.25.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Grants Management, to fund the FSM Personal Responsibility Education Program, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-224 5.30.16

Ratifying as a treaty the Agreement Establishing the Pacific Islands Forum.
: SCR No. 19-134 (ExAff)

19-223 5.25.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $151,500 from the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, to provide Historic Preservation Fund assistance to the Pohnpei State Historic Preservation Office, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-222 5.25.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $151,500 from the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, to provide Historic Preservation Fund assistance to the Yap State Historic Preservation Office, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-221 5.25.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $91,163 from the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, to provide Historic Preservation Fund assistance to the Kosrae State Historic Preservation Office, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-220  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lorin S. Robert to serve as the FSM Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the United States of America in Washington, D.C.
: [DEFEATED 8.01.16]

19-219 5.25.16

Approving and accepting a grant from the Government of Japan to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia in the amount of ¥1,193,000,000, to fund the Kosrae Power Sector Improvement Project, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-218  

Establishing May 11 of each calendar year as National Taro Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-217 5.23.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $386,105 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Tobacco and Diabetes Program under the Tobacco and Diabetes Collaborative Partnership in the FSM, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-126 (H&SA)

19-216 5.25.16

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to consider establishing a Federated States of Micronesia consulate office on the West Coast of the United States.

19-215  

Ratifying the 1948 Convention on the International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft at Geneva on 19 June 1948.

19-214 8.03.16

Approving a grant in the amount of $32,000 from the United Nations Environment Programme to fund the Regional Hydro chlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) Phase-out Management Plan, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
[CD.1] W/P

19-213 5.19.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $18,000 from the U.S. National Park Service, to provide Historic Preservation Fund assistance to State Historic Preservation Officers, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-122 (H&SA)

19-212  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alik Isaac to serve as member on the Federated States of Micronesia National Government Employees’ Health Insurance Plan Board of Directors.
: [DEFEATED 5.31.16]

19-211  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Vincent Tafileluw to serve as a member of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Trustees, representing Yap State.
: [DEFEATED 8.03.16]

19-210  

Ratifying the 1952 Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface done in Rome, Italy, on October 7, 1952 (“the Rome Convention”), as amended by the Protocol signed in Montreal, Canada on September 23, 1978 (“the Montreal Protocol”).

19-209  

To ratify the Agreement on Strengthening the Implementation of the Niue Treaty on Cooperation in Fisheries and Surveillance and Law Enforcement in the South Pacific Region (the “Agreement”).

19-208 5.23.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $61,414 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund and support the Community Mental health Services Program in the FSM for the award period from October 01, 2015, to September 30, 2017, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-125 (H&SA)

19-207 5.25.16

Approving and accepting grant from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), in the amount of $130,000, to fund for the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Project in the FSM for the award period, March 01, 2016, to February 28, 2017, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-132 (H&SA)

19-206 5.25.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $51,847 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, (HRSA), to fund the Maternal and Child Health Services in the FSM, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-131 (H&SA)

19-205 5.24.16

Approving a grant application in the amount of $3,885,738 from the FSM Department of Education, Office of Special Education, and its submission to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education, under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for Fiscal Year 2016.
: SCR No. 19-128 (H&SA)

19-204 5.26.16

Approving and accepting a grant from the Government of Japan to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia in the amount of ¥200,000,000, to fund economic and social development programs in the FSM, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.2] W/P

19-203 5.25.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $114,732 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 the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-130 (H&SA)

19-202 5.23.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $35,057 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to fund the HIV/AIDS and Ryan White Program, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-124 (H&SA)

19-201 8.03.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Nakama Sana to serve as a board member of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors, representing Chuuk State.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-154 (H&SA)

19-200 5.25.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $194,651 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-129 (H&SA)

19-199  

Approving and accepting a grant from the Republic of Kazakhstan in the amount of $30,000, to fund the institutional development costs of the Permanent Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations.

19-198  

Approving and accepting a financial donation in the amount of $30,000 from the Republic of Kazakhstan, to assist with expenses of the FSM Permanent Mission to the United Nations, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.

19-197 5.25.16

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

   

FOURTH SPECIAL SESSION
February 26 to March 06, 2016

19-196 3.13.16

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Lorin S. Robert to serve as the FSM Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the United States of America in Washington D.C.
: W/P

19-195 3.3.16

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Bermin Weilbacher.
: W/P

19-194 3.2.16

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Alik Isaac to serve as a member of the Federated States of Micronesia National Government Employee’s Health Insurance Plan Board of Directors representing Kosrae State.
: W/P

19-193  

To amend section 14(b) of rule 10 of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia by specifying that a vote of at least two-thirds of the Members of Congress is necessary to revoke a Presidential declaration of emergency.

19-192 2.29.16

Revoking the Presidential Emergency Declaration Declared and Decreed on the 18th day of February 2016.
: Special Committee Report No. 19-08

19-191  

To amend section 14(b) of rule 10 of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia by specifying that a vote of at least two-thirds of the Members of Congress is necessary to revoke a Presidential declaration of emergency.

    THIRD REGULAR SESSION
January 26 - February 14, 2016

19-190 3.2.16

To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Magdalena A. Walter to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: W/P

19-189 2.13.16

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Akillino Harris Susaia to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-188 2.12.16

Approving and accepting a grant from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the amount of $343,663 to fund and support the Global Fund Project for TB/HIV in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-187  

Ratifying the 1991 Convention on Marketing of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection.

19-186  

Ratifying and acceding to the 1963 Convention on Offences and Certain Acts Committed on Board Aircraft.

19-185 2.09.16

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mrs. Magdalena A. Walter to serve as the Secretary for the Department of Health and Social Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1]

19-184  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Carson M. Mongkeya to serve as the FSM Deputy Chief of Mission to the Embassy in the United States of America in Washington, D.C.

19-183 2.11.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $100,873 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. 19-107 (H&SA)

19-182 2.01.16

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, 2016.

19-181 2.12.16

Expressing the sincere congratulations and best wishes for a successful term of office to the newly elected President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Her Excellency Hilda C. Heine.

19-180 2.12.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $370,332 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB Prevention, to fund the FSM’s Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-106 (H&SA)

19-179 2.12.16

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, to fund the Maternal and Child Health Services Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 105 (H&SA)

19-178  

Approving a grant proposal in the amount of $82,035, to fund the FSM’s 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, for the five year project period from March 2015 through March 2020.

19-177 2.12.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $930,466, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM’s Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-104 (H&SA)

19-176 2.12.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $4,689,815, from the Global Environmental Facility through the assistance of the United Nations Development Programme, to fund the Ridge to Reef Project in the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and condition of the assistance
: SCR No. 19-114 (R&D)

19-175 2.12.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the United Nations Environment Programme to fund the Regional Hydorfluorocarbon (HCFC) Phase-out Management Plan, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: Special Committee Report 19-07

19-174 2.09.16

Approving and accepting a grant from the University of Hawaii in the amount of $23,005, to fund and support the USAPI Pacific Regional Central Cancer Registry Project in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-99 (H&SA)

19-173 2.09.16

Approving and accepting a grant from the University of Hawaii in the amount of $10,000, to fund the USAPI Community Health Intervention Project in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-97 (H&SA)

19-172 2.09.16

Approving and accepting a grant from the World Health Organization in the amount of $757,305, to fund and support the various FSM health programs and to carry out the Joint Work Plan with the World Health Organization, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-98 (H&SA)

19-171  

Approving and accepting a grant from the World Health Organization in the amount of $20,478, to fund the Psychological First Aid Training Workshop in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

19-170 1.27.16

Expressing the sincere congratulations and best wishes for a successful terms of office to the newly elected Pohnpei State Governor, The Honorable Marcello K. Peterson and the Honorable Lieutenant Governor, Reed B. Oliver.

19-169 1.28.16

Expressing the sincere congratulations and best wishes for a successful terms of office to the newly elected Ninth Pohnpei State Legislature leadership:  Speaker, The Honorable Fernando Scaliem, Vice Speaker, The Honorable Nixon B. Soram, and Parliamentarian, The Honorable McGarry Miguel and all of the newly elected Members of the Ninth Pohnpei State Legislature.
: [CD.1]

19-168 2.02.16

Requesting respectfully that Pohnpei State repeal State Law No. 8L-90-16 pertaining to the return of certain lands deeded to the National Government and for the President of the FSM to initiate consultation to expeditiously resolve any dispute regarding land with Pohnpei State.
: [CD.1]

19-167 2.09.16

Ratifying the Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation signed in Montreal on October 6, 1980.
: SCR No. 19-101(T&C)

19-166 2.10.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Roger S. Mori to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia at the Embassy in Japan.
: SCR No. 19-95 (ExAff)

19-165  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lorin S. Robert to serve as the FSM Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the United States of America in Washington, D.C.
: [DEFEATED 02.10.16]

19-164 3.02.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Benjamin N. Weber to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-118 (J&GO)

19-163  

To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Magdalena A. Walter to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [DEFEATED 02.03.16]

19-162  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Rensley A. Sigrah to serve as the Public Auditor of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [DEFEATED 02.12.16]

19-161  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Akillino H. Susaia to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [DEFEATED 02.12.16]

19-160 2.04.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kandhi A. Elieisar to serve as the FSM Consul General in Honolulu, Hawaii.
: SCR No. 19-92 (ExAff)

19-159 1.29.16

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Keske S. Marar.

    THIRD SPECIAL SESSION
November 16 - 20, 2015

19-157 11.20.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the form of fifteen (15) vehicles valued at approximately $605,444.48 from the Government of the People’s Republic of China.

19-156  

Approving and acceptig a grant in the amount of $8,000 from the U.S. National Park Service, to fund the Pohnpei State Historic Preservation Office, including all the terms and conditions of the grant.

19-155  

Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to terminate the Amended Compact of Free Association with the United States of America, pursuant to section 441 of the Amended Compact, such termination to take effect no later than 2018.

19-154 11.20.15

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Yuko Nakasone to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing the Pohnpei State.
: SCR 19-84 (R&D)

19-153 2.02.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. John Chugen to serve as the FSM National Election Commissioner for Yap State.
: [CD.1] SCR 19-87 (J&GO)

19-152 11.20.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jack Harris to serve as a board member of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board representing Pohnpei State.

19-151 2.02.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Imauo Mathew to serve as the FSM National Election Commissioner for Chuuk State.
: [CD.1] SCR 19-89 (J&GO)

19-150 2.02.16

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Henry Robert to serve as the National Election Commissioner for the state of Kosrae.
: [CD.1] SCR 19-86 (J&GO)

19-149 11.20.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $3,167,808.00 from the Government of the United States of America to fund the Federated States of Micronesia’s Special Education Program for fiscal year 2015, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance therein.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-83 (H&SA)

19-148  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alik Isaac to serve as a board member on the National Government Employees’ Health Insurance Plan Board of Directors, representing Kosrae State.

19-147 2.02.16

Confirming the nomination of Mr. Ioanis M. Sahm to serve as the FSM National Election Commissioner for Pohnpei State.
: [CD.1] SCR 19-85 (J&GO)

19-146  

Endorsing the membership of the Federated States of Micronesia in the University of the South Pacific.

19-145  

Approving and accepting a foreign-aid grant assistance from UAE Pacific Partnership Fund to fund the construction and installation of a 600kW Solar PV Project in Pohnpei.

19-144 11.20.15

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.
: SCR No. 19-78 (H&SA)

19-143 11.20.15

Approving and accepting grants in the total amount of $646,411 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to provide funds to plan, carry out, and evaluate activities to prevent and treat substance abuse in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-80 (H&SA)

19-142 11.20.15

Approving and accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in the amount of $1,306,000, to fund the FSM Strategic Prevention Framework Partnerships for Success Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-79 (H&SA)

19-141 11.17.15

Expressing the sincere congratulations to the state of Missouri, the city of Kansas City, and the Kansas City Royals baseball team for winning the 2015 World Series.

19-140 11.18.15

Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences to the government and the people of Paris and all of France regarding the most recent terrorist attacks, and particularly condemning the indiscriminate violence that resulted in the loss of so many lives in the city of Paris.

19-139 11.20.15

Requesting that the Speaker of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia establish a Special Committee on Climate Change and Environmental Issues.

    SECOND REGULAR SESSION
September 14 - October 3, 2015

19-138 10.02.15

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Jesse B. Marehalau.

19-137 11.20.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $200,000 from the Government of India, to fund the Integrated Agricultural Cencus Project in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1]

19-136  

Approving the Updated Infrastructure Development Plan FY 2016-FY 2025 and authorizing the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to submit the Updated Infrastructure Development Plan FY 2016-FY 2025 to the Joint Economic Management Committee.

19-135  

To ratify the Air Transport Agreement between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea.

19-134 10.02.15

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. William Charles Raynor, and further conveying the sympathy of the Nineteenth Congress to the family of the late Mr. William Charles Raynor.

19-133 10.02.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $151,750 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund the FSM LAUNCH Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-67 (H&SA)

19-132 10.02.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $71,797 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Program including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-68 (H&SA)

19-131 10.02.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $24,355 from the U.S. 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.
: SCR No. 19-66 (H&SA)

19-130 10.02.15

Requesting the Speaker of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to call for a Special Session of the Nineteenth Congress starting in November 16, 2015, for five (5) days.

19-129 10.01.15

Requesting the President to look into the FSM Development Bank to address the concerns of our citizens, and report back to Congress before the next Special Session in November 2015.
: [CD.1]

19-128 9.29.15

Authorizing the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to submit the Updated Infrastructure Development Plan FY 2016-FY 2025 to the Joint Economic Management Committee.

19-127 9.29.15

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Bellarmine Helgenberger, the late Senator of the Eighth Pohnpei Legislature, Luhk en Lengso, and further conveying the sympathy of the Nineteenth Congress to the family of the late Senator Helgenberger.

19-126 9.26.15

Approving and accepting grant in the amount of $237,631 from the Government of Japan, to fund the Goods and Services Program for the fiscal year 2016 to assist fisheries development in the State of Yap, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-58 (W&M)

19-125 9.29.15

Approving and accepting grant from the Korea Overseas Fisheries Cooperation Agency in the amount of $100,000 in goods and services to assist fisheries in the State of Yap, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No.19-57 (W&M)

19-124 9.27.15

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, 2016.

19-123 9.29.15

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Kalihi Palama Health Center for providing excellent medical and dental care to the people of the Federated States of Micronesia living in Honolulu, Hawaii.
: [CD.1]

19-122  

Adopting the National Tourism Policy and Tourism Investment Plans of the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-121  

To ratify the Agreement on Strengthening the Implementation of the Niue Treaty on Cooperation in Fisheries and Surveillance and Law Enforcement in the South Pacific Region (the “Agreement”).

19-120 9.29.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $32,305,535 from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fund the Airport Improvement Program for the State of Chuuk, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR NO. 19-56 (T&C)

19-119 11.19.15

To confirm the appointment of Mr. KS Vincent Sivas to be the Deputy Chief of Mission in the FSM Mission in Beijing, China.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-69 (ExAff)

19-118  

Approving and accepting a non-project grant from the Government of Japan in the amount of 100,000,000 Japanese Yen for the purchase of diesel fuel, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

19-117 9.29.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation, to fund the Chuuk Airport Improvement Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-55 (T&C)

19-116 9.29.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $150,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation, to fund the Pohnpei Airport Improvement Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-54 (T&C)

19-115 9.29.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation, to fund the Kosrae Airport Improvement Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-53 (T&C)

19-114 9.29.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation, to fund the Yap Airport Improvement Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-52 (T&C)

19-113 2.12.16

Ratifying the amendment to the Treaty Between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Independent State of Papua New Guinea Concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related Matters.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-113 (ExAff)

19-112 9.23.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Peter Garamfel to serve as a member representing the State of Yap on the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA).
: W/P (R&D)

19-111 9.23.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Mathew Yamada Chigiyal to serve as a member on the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors representing the National Government.
: SCR No. 19-45 (H&SA)

19-110 9.23.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Churchill B. Edward to serve as board member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) representing the National Government.
: SCR NO. 19-44 ( R&D)

19-109  

Ratifying the Charter of the Pacific Island Development Forum.

19-108 10.02.15

Approving and accepting a non-project grant from the Government of Japan in the amount of 300,000,000 Japanese Yen to assist with disaster reduction efforts in the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No.

19-107  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kandhi A. Elieisar to serve as the FSM Deputy Chief of Mission to the Embassy in the United States of America in Washington, D.C.
: [DEFEATED 11.19.15]

19-106  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Henry H. Shrew to serve as the FSM Consul General in Honolulu, Hawaii.
: [DEFEATED 11.19.15]

19-105  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Asterio R. Takesy to the position of FSM Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the United States of America in Washington, D.C..
: [DEFEATED 11.19.15]

19-104  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Nakama Sana to serve as the Public Auditor of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [DEFEATED 09.22.15]

19-103 9.22.15

To confirm the nomination of Dr. Elizabeth Iehsi Keller to serve as a member of the FSM MiCare Board of Directors representing the State of Pohnpei.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-102 9.22.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lorin S. Robert to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: W/P (ExAFF)

19-101 9.22.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Wilson Floyd Waguk to serve as the FSM Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy in Fiji.
: W/P (ExAff)

19-100 9.22.15

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Julie R. Yoruw to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of FSM MiCare representing the State of Yap.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-99 9.23.15

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Lorrie Johnson-Asher, Esq. to serve as the Public Defender of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: W/P (J&GO)

19-98 11.19.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jeem S. Lippwe to serve as the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations in New York.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-71 (ExAff)

19-97 9.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $30,000 from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to fund the FSM National Archives, Culture, and Historic Preservation Office, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-63 (H&SA)

19-96 9.24.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $717,930 from the United States Department of Education, to fund the FSM Department of Education, Division of Special Education, for fiscal year 2015 under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-49 (E)

19-95 9.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $128,042 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Maternal and Child Healthcare Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No.19-62 (H&S)

19-94 10.01.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $179,438 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Immunizations and Vaccines for Children Grants, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-65 (H&SA)

19-93 10.01.15

Approving a grant application in the amount of $823,519 to fund for the project entitled: “Accelerating the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands” and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
: SCR No. 19-64 (H&SA)

19-92  

Approving a grant application in the amount of $823,519 to fund for the project entitled: “Accelerating the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands” and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

19-91 9.22.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Samson Pretrick to serve as the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 19-40 (ExAff)

19-90 9.22.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Tony H. Otto to serve as the National Election Director of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 19-42 (J&GO)

19-89  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Renster P. Andrew to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia Embassy in Japan.

19-88 11.19.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. John Fritz to serve as the position of FSM Ambassador Plenipotentiary to Japan.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-70 (ExAff)

19-87 9.22.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Carlson D. Apis to serve as the FSM Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the People’s Republic of China.
: SCR No. 19-39 (ExAff)

19-86  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $282,000 from the Green Climate Fund of the UNFCC to the Federated States of Micronesia to assist in preparing for the accessibility of resources of the Green Climate Fund for climate change adaptation and mitigation, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

    SECOND SPECIAL SESSION
August 13 - 17, 2015

19-85 8.17.15

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Nakama Sana to serve as the Public Auditor of the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-84  

Approving and accepting grant from the Government of the People’s Republic of China in the amount of 14.2 million RMB to assist the FSM in undertaking the 10th Phase Technical Cooperation Project of the Pilot Farm, including all the terms and conditions of the grant.

19-83 8.17.15

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Ms. Julie R. Yoruw to serve as the Yap State representative on the MiCare Board of Directors.

19-82 8.17.15

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Dr. Elizabeth Iehsi Keller as member of the MiCare Board of Directors representing Pohnpei State.

19-81 8.17.15

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Wilson F. Waguk to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission Affairs at the Embassy in Fiji.

19-80 8.17.15

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Lorin S. Robert to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-79 8.17.15

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Ms. Lorrie Johnson-Asher, Esq. to serve as the Public Defender of the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-78 8.17.15

Congratulating Jennifer Dugwen Chieng for her gold medal achievements at the 2015 Pacific Games.

19-77 11.20.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $395,980 from the United State Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration to fund the Oral Health Workforce Activities in the FSM, for the project period from September 01, 2014, to August 31, 2017, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-77 (H&SA)

19-76 9.30.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Sebastian L. Anefal to serve as the FSM Ambassador Plenipotentiary to Fiji.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-61 (ExAff)

19-75  

Ratifying the Small Quantities Protocol Treaty Between the Federated States of Micronesia and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

19-74 9.23.15

To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Ginger Virginia Porter Mida to serve as the Post Master General of the Federated States of Micronesia.
:W/P (J&GO)

19-73 9.30.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Robert A. Ruecho to serve as the FSM Consul General in Guam.
: [CD.1] SCR No 19-60 (ExAff)

19-72 2.12.16

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $61,813.17 from the United State Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, under an agreement by the Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc., to fund the FSM Behavioral Health and Wellness Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-103 (H&SA)

    FIRST SPECIAL SESSION
July 7 - 16, 2015 [extended to 19th]
19-71 7.18.15

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.

19-70 7.18.15

Approving and accepting a grant application in the amount of $698,172 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs, including all the terms and condition of the assistance.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-69 7.18.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $171,112 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund the FSM Community Mental Health Services Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-68 7.18.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $384,770 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.
:W/P (H&SA)

19-67 7.18.15

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mrs. Ginger Virginia Porter Mida to serve as the Postmaster General of the Federated States of Micronesia.

19-66 2.12.16

To ratify the Treaty Between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau Concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related Matters, which was signed on behalf of both State Parties in 2006.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-109 (ExAff)

19-65 7.18.15

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and its States to the United States Pacific Fleet for its sponsoring of the Pacific Partnership 2015, a humanitarian medical, dental, veterinarian, and engineering mission in June and July 2015.

19-64 7.18.15

Expressing the sincere congratulations of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to Ms. Pursus Malia Taneisha S. Timothy and Ms. Amy G. Ismael from Kosrae High School for winning the 2015 National Law Day Debate.

19-63 11.20.15

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.

19-62  

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Julie R. Yoruw to serve as a member representing Yap State on the Board of Directors of FSM MiCare.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-34 (H&SA) [DEFEATED 8.17.15]

19-61 7.18.15

Expressing the sadness and condolences of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia at the passing of Mr. Julius Joey Sapelalut.

19-60 7.18.15

Expressing the sincere appreciation and heartfelt gratitude of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of the Republic of Palau for its swift outreach, response and urgently needed assistance, which included monetary assistance of $75,000, for the States of Chuuk and Yap during the aftermath of Typhoon Maysak.

19-59 7.15.15

Extending the First Special Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to July 19, 2015.

19-58 7.18.15

Commending the Supreme Court of United States for reaffirming equal treatment before the law, a value that is shared by the Federated States of Micronesia, in the recent decision in Obergefell v. Hodges.

19-57  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Wilson Floyd Waguk to serve as the Federated States of Micronesia Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy in Fiji.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-31 (ExAff) [DEFEATED 8.17.15]

19-56 7.15.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $101,387 from the United States Department of Interior, National Park Service, to fund the Pohnpei State Historic Preservation Office, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-18 (H&SA)

19-55 7.18.15

Expressing the sincere appreciation and heartfelt gratitude of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of China for its swift outreach, response and urgently needed assistance, which included $500,000, for the States of Chuuk and Yap during the aftermath of Typhoon Maysak.

19-54 7.18.15

Expressing the sincere appreciation and heartfelt gratitude of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of Japan for its swift outreach, response and urgently needed assistance, which included goods equivalent to 11 million yen, for the States of Chuuk and Yap during the aftermath of Typhoon Maysak.

19-53 7.18.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $405,924 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund for the operation and activities of the FSM Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-52  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Nakama Sana to serve as the Public Auditor of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-30 (W&M) [DEFEATED 8.17.15]

19-51  

To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Ginger Virginia Porter Mida to serve as the Postmaster General of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 19-26 (J&GO) [DEFEATED 7.17.15]

19-50 7.18.15

Expressing the sincere appreciation and heartfelt gratitude of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of Australia for its swift outreach, response and urgently needed assistance, which included monetary donations, food, water, clothing and medicine for the States of Chuuk and Yap during the aftermath of Typhoon Maysak.

19-49  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $128,525 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.

19-48 7.16.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $490,583 from the United States Department of Health and Human Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund for the implementation of the FSM’s CCC Plan to Reduce Cancer Burden Project in FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-16 (H&SA)

19-47 7.15.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $73,067 from the United States Department of Health and Human Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the implementation of the Preventive Health Services Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-20 (H&SA)

19-46 7.15.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $65,238 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-19 (H&SA)

19-45  

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lorin S. Robert to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19 - 32 (EXAff) [DEFEATED 8.17.15]

19-44 7.16.15

To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Jane J. Chigiyal to serve as the Permanent Representative of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations.
: SCR No. 19-17 (ExAff)

19-43  

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Lorrie Johnson-Asher, Esq. to serve as the Public Defender of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-29 (J&GO) [DEFEATED 8.17.15]

19-42  

To confirm the nomination of Dr. Elizabeth Iehsi Keller to serve as a member of the MiCare Board of Directors, representing the State of Pohnpei.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-33 (H&SA) [DEFEATED 8.17.15]

19-41  

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 Region under the UNESCO, to fund the Office of National Archives, Culture, and Historic Presentation, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

19-40 7.16.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $382,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service to fund the FSM Family Planning Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-23 (H&SA)

19-39 7.18.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $62,120 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.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-38 7.16.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $70,374 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Improving Date Capacity in the FSM Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-22 (H&SA)

19-37  

Ratifying the Agreement Between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of the Safeguards in Connection with the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (the ”Safeguards Agreement”).

19-36  

To ratify the Agreement Between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the People’s Republic of China Relating to Civil Air Transport.

    FIRST REGULAR SESSION
May 11 - 30, 2015

19-35 7.15.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Ricky F. Cantero to serve as a member of the Board of Directors the FSM Telecommunications Corporation, representing the National Government.
: SCR No. 19-21 (T&C)

19-34 7.18.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $208,967 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response to fund the Implementation of the FSM Healthcare Coalition Ebola Preparedness and Response Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-33 5.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in an amount of up to $5,000,000 from the UAE Pacific Partnership Fund, to fund the construction and installation of a 600kW Solar PV Project in the State of Pohnpei, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-32 5.30.15

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

19-31 5.28.15

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.

19-30 5.30.15

To confirm the appointment of Mr. Jesse Giltamag to serve as the National Government representative on the MiCare Board of Directors.
: SCR No. 19-09 (R&D)

19-29  

To ratify the Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau concerning the establishment of the Micronesian 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 30, 2014.

19-28 7.17.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Dennis K. Yamase to serve as the Chief Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia Supreme Court.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-25 (J&GO)

19-27 5.30.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Joses R. Gallen, Esq. to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 19-10 (J&GO)

19-26 7.15.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lukner B. Weilbacher to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communications and Infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 19-12 (T&C)

19-25 5.28.15

To amend section 14 of rule 10 of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, by adding a sub-subsection (iv) to subsection (b) to include appointment of Chief Clerk and Legislative Counsel by secret ballot.

19-24 7.16.15

To confirm the appointment of Ms. Sihna N. Lawrence to be the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Administration of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 19-11 (W&M)

19-23  

Approving a grant application in the amount of $698,172 and its submission to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Public Health and Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Program and the FSM Health Preparedness Program.

19-22 7.14.15

Approving and accepting grant in the amount of $151,388 from the U.S. National Park Service, to fund the Yap State Historic Preservation Office, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-14 (H&SA)

19-21 5.28.15

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to the 78th Oregon Legislative Assembly for its recognition of the contributions of the people of the Federated States of Micronesia living in the United States and their rights.

19-20 5.30.15

To confirm the nomination of Dr. Rufino Mauricio to serve as the Director of the National Archives, Historic and Cultural Preservation Office of the Federated States of Micronesia
: SCR No. 19-07 (H&SA)

19-19 5.30.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Andrew Yatilman to serve as the Director of the Office of Environment and Emergency Management of the Federated States of Micronesia
:SCR No. 19-08 (R&D)

19-18 7.18.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kalwin Kephas to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Education of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-27 (E)

19-17 5.30.15

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Marion Henry to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 19-05 (R&D)

19-16  

Congratulating the Saramen Chuuk Academy in Weno, Chuuk, for its 25th Anniversary.

19-15 7.14.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $101,388 from the U.S. National Park Service, to fund the Kosrae State Historic Preservation Office, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-13 (H&SA)

19-14 5.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $6,687.50 from the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol with administrative assistance from the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), to the Office of the Environment & Emergency Management (OEEM), including all the terms and conditions of the grant.
: W/P

19-13 5.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $60,000 from the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol with administrative assistance from the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), to the Office of the Environment & Emergency Management (OEEM), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-12  

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), as represented by the United Nations Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE), to the Office of Environment & Emergency Management (OEEM), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.

19-11 5.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), as represented by the United Nations Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE), to the Office of Environment & Emergency Management (OEEM), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P

19-10 2.09.16

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.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 19-100 (R&D) ; SCR No. 19-96(ExAff)

19-09  

To ratify the Amendment to the Civil Air Transport Agreement between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the Republic of Nauru.

19-08 7.18.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $2,890 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the FSM HIV Care Grants Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-07 7.18.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $42,778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund Block Grants for the Community Mental Health Services Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W/P (H&SA)

19-06  

Approving of a grant application in the amount of $1,190,883, to fund the FSM’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Program for five fiscal years from 2015-2019, and its submission to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

19-05 5.30.15

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-06 (H&SA)

19-04 5.30.15

Approving and accepting of a grant in the amount of $389,660 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Disease Capacity Building in the FSM Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 19-04 (H&SA)

19-03  

Approving a grant application in the amount of $3,885,738 from the FSM Department of Education, Office of Special Education, and its submission to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education, under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for Fiscal Year 2015.

19-02 5.15.15

Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Government and people of Guam for their supplies, financial support and hard work in relief efforts to assist the people of the Federated States of Micronesia in recovering from Typhoon Maysak.

19-01 5.15.15

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