20th FSM Congress Resolutions

 
Resolution No. Adoption Date  Session Date Title
20-156 11.17.18     Approving and accepting grants in the amount of $200,000 and $100,000 from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), through the United Nations Environment Programme, to fund the project entitled: "Support to Preparation of the interim National Report on the Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in the Federated States of Micronesia". And support to produce the Sixth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-155       Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $2,963,151 from the U.S. Department of Education for the Federal Fiscal Year 2018 fund under Part B of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including all the terms and conditions of the grant.
20-154 11.16.18     To Confirm the nomination of Mr. Justo Lokopwe to serve as the FSM National Election Commissioner for Chuuk State.
20-153 11.17.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $500,000 from the United States Department of Interior, Office if Insular Affairs, to fund the FSM Single Audit for FY2018 as required under the Amended Compact, including all terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-152 11.17.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $108,197 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.
20-151 11.17.18     Approving and accepting a grand in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), to support and fund FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs Opioid State Targeted Response Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-150 11.16.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Tulensru E. Waguk to serve as a member of the Board of Regents for the College of Micronesia- Federated States of Micronesia, representing the State of Kosrae.
20-149 11.16.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Mathias Lawrence to serve as a member of the Telecommunication Regulation Authority of the Federated State of Micronesia.
20-148       To amend section 14, subsection (b), sub-subsection (iv) of rule 10 of the official Rules of Procedure of the Twentieth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, to include appointment of the Director of Administration and the Budget Officer by secret ballot.
20-147       Endorsing the membership of the Federated States of Micronesia in the University of the South Pacific.
20-146 11.17.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $85,000 from the United Nations Environment Programme to fund the project entitled: "Renewal of Institutional Strengthening", including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-145 11.15.18     To confirm Mr. Nena M. William to serve as a Board member of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA), representing the state of Kosrae.
20-144 11.15.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Roger Arnold to serve as a board member of the National Ocean Resource Management Authority (NORMA), representing the state of Chuuk.
       

FIFTH REGULAR SESSION | September 17 thru October 06, 2018

20-143 11.15.18     To confirm the Nomination of Mr. Grilly Jack to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing the National Government.
20-142 11.15.18    

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.

: SCR No. 20-101 (H&SA)

20-141 10.01.18     Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Tulensru E. Waguk to serve as a member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing the state of Kosrae.
20-140 10.01.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $240,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services, to support and fund the FSM Family Planning Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-139 11.16.18     Approving and accepting a non-project grant aid from the Government of Japan in the in the amount of 200,000,000 Japanese Yen, to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, for the promotion of economic and social development programs, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-138 10.01.08     Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to Ms. Allison M. Laffen for her dedicated service as staff attorney to the Congress Federated States of Micronesia.
20-137 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $666,397 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to provide funding to the Federated States of Micronesia, Department of Health and Social Affairs for prevention and treatment services related to substance abuse for the budget period from October 01, 2018, to September 30, 2019, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-96 (H&SA)
20-136 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $1,437,107 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-100 (H&SA)
20-135       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, 2019.
20-134 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $160,875 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 in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-94 (H&SA)
20-133 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the amount of $290,386, to fund and support the Global Fund Project for HIV/TB in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-93 (H&SA)
20-132       Expressing support of Federated States of Micronesia’s formal application for membership in the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
20-131 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $693,970 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund and support the FSM Public Health and Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-92 (H&SA)
20-130 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $147,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the FSM Maternal and Child Health Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-91 (H&SA)
20-129 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $128,625 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the FSM Maternal and Child Health Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-90 (H&SA)
20-128 09.18.18     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, 2018.
20-127 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant of in the amount $950,624 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to support the project entitled: “FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs SPF-PFS Project”.
: SCR No. 20-89 (H&SA)
20-126       To confirm the nomination of Mr. Tulensru E. Waguk to serve as a member of the Board of Regents for the College of Micronesia-Federated States of Micronesia, representing the state of Kosrae.
        FIFTH SPECIAL SESSION | August 02 thru August 07, 2018
20-125 08.04.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jack Harris to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board, representing Pohnpei State.
: W/P
20-124 09.28.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $922,587 from the U.S. Department of Education, Division of Special Education Program, for the Federal Fiscal Year 2018 fund under Part B of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 20-83 (E)
20-123 08.04.18    

Approving and accepting a grant from the World Bank, through the International Development Association, in the amount of $11,000,000 to fund and support the FSM’s project entitled: “Strengthening Public Financial Management”, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance
: W/P

20-122 09.24.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Albert Falcam to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board, representing the National Government.
: SCR No. 20-79 (H&SA)
20-121 09.28.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jesse John Salalu to serve as a member of the Board of Regents for the College of Micronesia - FSM, representing the state of Yap.
: SCR No. 20-97 (E)
20-120       To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jolden J. Johnnyboy to serve as a member of the Telecommunication Regulation Authority of the Federated States of Micronesia.
20-119       Requesting the Governor of the state of Chuuk to reconsider moving forward with the referendum related to Chuuk’s succession from the Federated States of Micronesia.
20-118       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, 2018.
        FOURTH SPECIAL SESSION | June 25 thru July 04, 2018
20-117       Extending the Fourth Special Session of the Twentieth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to July 5, 2018.
20-116 07.04.18     Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness to the family of the late Dr. Alexander Panuelo at his passing on June 28, 2018.
20-115 07.04.18     Authorizing the President resubmit the nomination of Mr. Jolden J. Johnnyboy to serve as a member of the Office of the Telecommunication Regulation Authority of the Federated States of Micronesia.
20-114

07.04.18

    Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $1,156,180 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to support and fund the FSM Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-113 07.04.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $291,556 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund and support for the implementation of the FSM’s CCC plan to reduce cancer burden in the FSM for the budget period from Jun 30, 2018, to June 29, 2019, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-112 08.04.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Johannes T. Berdon to serve as a member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing the state of Chuuk.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 20-75 (E)
20-111 07.04.18     Approving and accepting a grant from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the amount of $673,037, to fund the implementation of the Federated States of Micronesia-UNICEF Programme of Cooperation 2018-2022 and 2018-2019 Work Plan, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-110 07.04.18     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 and support the Personal Responsibility Education Program in the FSM for the fiscal year 2018, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-109 07.03.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jesse Giltamag to serve as a member of the MiCare Board of Directors, representing the National Government.
: SCR No. 20-68 (H&SA)
20-108 06.29.18     Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Jesse Stutt for his dedicated service as staff attorney to the Congress Federated States of Micronesia.
20-107 06.29.18     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, 2018.
20-106       Calling on the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to support the membership of Vietnam on the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member for the 2020-2021 tenure.
        FOURTH REGULAR SESSION | May 11 - 30, 2018
20-105       Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness to the family of the late Daniel Kahikina Akaka, at his passing on April 6, 2018.
20-104       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.
20-103       Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $125,000 from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to fund the implementation of the FSM’s Programmes under the UNFPA Strategic Plan 2018-2021, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-102       Adopting and endorsing the Federated States of Micronesia National Gender Policy to guide the Government in its effort to promote gender equity, equality, social justice and sustainable development in the Federated States of Micronesia towards the year 2023.
20-101       Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $147,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), to fund for the Maternal and Child Health Services Program in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-100       Approving and accepting a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to fund for the Opioid State Targeted Response Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-99       Approving and accepting a grant in the amount $350,000 from the Government of Italy, to fund the Grid-Tied Photovoltaie Project in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-98       To congratulate United Airlines on the 50th anniversary of providing air service to the Federated States of Micronesia and to express its sincere best wishes for continued success and accomplishments in the coming years.
20-97 07.03.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Takuro Akinaga to serve as the Chief Executive of the Office of the Telecommunication Regulation Authority of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 20-71 (T&C)
20-96 07.03.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jolden J. Johnnyboy to serve as a member of the Office of the Telecomunication Regulation Authority of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: DEFEATED
20-94       To confirm the nomination of Mr. Nena C. Ned to serve as member of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Directors, representing the state of Kosrae.
20-93

05.21.18

    Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $106,291 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 Project in the FSM, for budget period from October 01, 2017, to September 30, 2018, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR 20-60 (H&SA)
20-92 05.15.18     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, 2018.
20-91       Approving and accepting a non-project grant aid from the Government of Japan in the amount of 350,000,000 Japanese Yen to the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, for economic and social programs, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-90       Calling upon the state governments of each of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia to take whatever actions are necessary to allow for a referendum to be held in each state during the next state-level election cycle, on a proposal which would individually enshrine the “right to water” within the Constitution of each state, and expressing the intent of the FSM Congress to support the state governments in their efforts to improve access to safe, clean water for all citizens.
20-89

05.15.18

    Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness to the family of the late Honorable Helbert Dereas at his passing on April 19, 2018.
20-88 05.18.18     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 provide funding for the FSM program entitled: “Improving Health of the People of the FSM through Program Leadership and Management, Surveillance and Epidemiology, Health System”, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-59 (H&SA)
20-87 09.28.18     Approving and adopting the Protected Areas Network National Guiding Policy Framework for the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 20-85 (R&D)
20-86 08.04.18     To confirm the nomination of Ms. Teresa M. Filepin to serve as the FSM Consul General in Guam, U.S.A.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 20-73 (EXAFF)
        THIRD REGULAR SESSION   |  January 20 - February 17, 2018
20-84 02.17.18     Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia communicate with the United States Government and request reconsideration of the decision to phase out Peace Corps in the Federated States of Micronesia.
20-83 07.03.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Richard R. Hermes to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 20-72 (J&GO)
20-82 02.15.18     Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the family of the late President Leo A. Falcam, and to the government and citizens of the Federated State of Micronesia at his passing on February 12, 2018.
: [CD.1]
20-81 05.18.18     Approving and accepting a grant from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in the amount of $145,193 to fund and support the Global Fund Project for TB/HIV in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-58 (H&SA)
20-80       Approving a grant application in the amount of $620,586 entitled: “Cooperative Agreement for Emergency Response: Public Health Crisis Response” and its submission to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
20-79 02.15.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $30,000 from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to fund and support the implementation of the Federated States of Micronesia’ Initial Non-Invasive Clearing of Vegetation Overgrowth at Nan Madol Project administered by the FSM National Archives, Culture and Historic Preservation Office, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-55 (H&SA)
20-78       Expressing the sincere congratulations and appreciation to Bishop Julio Angkel for his ordination as Coadjutor Bishop with Right of Session of the Diocese of the Caroline Islands.
20-77 02.15.18     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, 2018.
20-76       Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $45,000 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, to the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-75 02.06.18     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $816,106 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control Prevention, to fund the project entitled: “To Accelerate the Prevention and Control of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Tuberculosis in the FSM and Pacific Islands”, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-49 (H&SA)
        THIRD SPECIAL SESSION   |   December 07 - 16, 2017
20-74 12.13.17     Approving and accepting a grant from the Government of the People’s Republic of China in the amount of $1,200,000 to support the operation of the Y12 aircraft, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-73 12.13.17     Approving and accepting a grant from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the amount of $39,667 to fund and support the FSM’s project entitled: “Expanded Programme on Immunization” in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-72 12.13.17     Expressing the sincere congratulations and appreciation to Bishop Amando Samo for his dedicated work as Bishop of the Diocese of the Caroline Islands on the thirtieth anniversary of his being ordained as bishop.
20-71 02.06.18     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 Pohnpei State.
: SCR No. 20-52 (R&D)
20-70       Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $68,000 from the Chinese Taipei WCPFC Trust Fund, to fund the FSM’s Monitoring and Assessment of By-Catch Program within the Purse Seine Fishery, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-69 12.12.17     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 FY2017 as required under the Amended Compact, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-44 (W&M)
20-68 12.12.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $5,500,000 from the World Bank in connection with the Preparation of Proposed World Bank Financed Projects, including the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-43 (W&M)
20-67 02.06.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Peter Garamfel to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA), representing Yap State.
: SCR No. 20-51 (R&D)
20-66 02.06.18     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Joe-Silem B. Enlet to serve as the FSM Consul General in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
: SCR No. 20-48 (R&D)
20-65       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, 2018.
        SECOND SPECIAL SESSION | October 30 - November 03, 2017
20-64 11.03.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $100,064 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the PPHF 2017 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant, for the budget period from October 01, 2016, to September 30, 2018, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-41 (H&SA)
20-63 12.13.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $3,032,657 from the U.S. Department of Education for the Federal Fiscal Year 2018 fund under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
SCR No. 20-46 (E)
20-62       To ratify the Agreement Between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the Russian Federation on the Mutual Waiver of Visa Requirements (the “Agreement”).
20-61 11.02.17     Approving and accepting the small scale grant aid project from the Korea International Cooperation Agency, in the amount of $200,000, to assist in the improvement of the Kosrae International Airport facilities in the state of Kosrae, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W
20-60       To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alexander R. Narruhn to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the FSM Trust Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia, representing the National Government.
20-59 11.03.17     Approving and accepting a grant from Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Canada, through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (DFATD) in the amount of CAD$98,500, to fund and support the FSM’s project entitled: “Strengthening the FSM’s Institutions that Promote Gender Equality and CEDAW Awareness Raising to the Relevant Stakeholders and Partner Agencies in the Federated States of Micronesia”, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-40 (H&SA)
20-58

12.13.17

    Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $800,000 from the Government of the People’s Republic of China, to subsidize the newly launched airline between the FSM and Papua New Guinea, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-47 (T&C)
20-57       Setting the ceiling of the total funds estimated to be available for appropriation from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018.
20-56 11.01.17     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Andrew Robert Yatilman to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Environment, Climate Change, and Emergency Management of the Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 20-06 (SCOCCEM)
20-55 11.03.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $647,309 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund the FSM Strategic Prevention Framework Partnerships for Success (SPF-PFS) Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-39 (H&SA)
        SECOND REGULAR SESSION | September 14 - October 03, 2017
20-54 09.29.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $665,810 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, to provide funding for prevention and treatment services related to substance abuse for the budget period from October 01, 2016, to September 30, 2018, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-53 09.29.17     Approving an accepting a grant from the International Bank of Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) in the amount of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) 12,000,000 as additional funding, to fund the FSM Connectivity Project’s investment in a regional cable system to connect fiber optic cable to the state of Kosrae, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-52 11.01.17     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alfred Ansin to serve as a member on the Board of Directors for Caroline Island Air (CIA), representing the State of Chuuk.
: W
20-51 09.29.17     Approving and accepting a grant of up to $9,000,000 from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP), for the purpose of funding the project entitled: “Enhancing the Climate Change Resilience of Vulnerable Island Communities in the Federated States of Micronesia”, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-50 09.28.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $106,175 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to support and fund the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-33 (H&SA)
20-49 09.28.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $276,806 from 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 project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-32 (H&SA)
20-48 09.28.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $151,750 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund and support the FSM Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health (LAUNCH) Project for the budget period from September 30, 2017, to September 29, 2018, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-31 (H&SA)
20-47 09.27.17     Approving and accepting a grant from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the amount of $500,000, to provide funding for the Yap International Airport (Improve Airport Miscellaneous Improvements – Design Electric Vault), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W
20-46 11.01.17     To confirm the nomination of Ms. Alissa R. Takesy to serve as a member of the National Scholarship Board representing the National Government Federated States of Micronesia.
: SCR No. 20-35 (E)
20-45 09.27.17     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jackson Soram to serve as the FSM Deputy Chief of Mission to the United States of America.
: W
20-44 09.27.17     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Tony M. Tareg to serve as a member of the MiCare Board of Directors, representing the state of Yap
: W
20-43 09.27.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $284,160 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund 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, 2017, to June 29, 2018, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-30 (H&SA)
20-42 09.27.17     Approving and accepting a US Federal Grant from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the amount of $1,000,000 to provide funding for the Yap International Airport (Rehabilitate Runway 7/25-Design), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W
20-41       Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to the leaders of the G20 for their support and firm commitment to the Paris Agreement.
20-40 09.27.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $1,000,000 from the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, for the purpose of funding the construction and installation of a 400kw solar project in the state of Pohnpei and for providing technical assistance to the Pohnpei Utilities Corporation, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: [CD.2] SCR No. 20-04 (SCCC)
20-39 09.23.17     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, 2018.
20-38 09.21.17     Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences to the family of the late Honorable Clement G. Mulalap at his passing on September 17, 2017.
: [CD.1]
20-37 09.28.17     To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Pelma Johnson Mingii to serve as member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia - FSM, representing the National Government.
: [CD.1] SCR No. 20-34 (E)
20-36       Establishing May 11 of each calendar year as National Taro Planting Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.
20-35 09.27.17     Approving and accepting a grant from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the amount of $500,000 to provide funding for the Kosrae International Airport, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: W
20-34       Ratifying the Agreement between 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”).
20-33 09.27.17     Approving and accepting a grant assistance in the amount of $337,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, to support and fund the FSM Family Planning Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-29 (H&SA)
20-32 09.16.17     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, 2017.
20-31 09.20.17     Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences to the family of the Honorable Tony de Brum, and to the government and citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands at his passing on August 22, 2017.
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20-30 09.28.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $164,968 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to fund the FSM Maternal and Child Health Services Program, for the budget period from October 01, 2016, to September 30, 2018, for the improvement of mothers and children’s health in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-37 (H&SA)
20-29 02.15.18     Ratifying the 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage.
: SCR No. 20-56 (H&SA)
20-28 09.21.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $853,081 from the U.S. Department of Education, Division of Special Education Program, for the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 fund under Part B of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-22 (E)
20-27 09.26.17     Ratifying the Small Quantities Protocol Between the Federated States of Micronesia and the International Atomic Energy Agency.
: SCR No. 20-27 (H&SA)
20-26 09.26.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $400,991 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Federated States of Micronesia Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Project, for the budget period from January 01, 2017, to December 31, 2017, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-25 09.15.17     Expressing the sincere sadness and condolences to the family of the late Honorable Ready E. Johnny at his passing on August 15, 2017.
       

FIRST SPECIAL SESSION  |  July 6 - 15, 2017

20-24 09.27.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $417,164 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund FSM Public Health and Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-28 (H&SA)
20-23 07.14.17     Requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia to appoint a task force to work on the issues raised by the Uniform Guidance pertaining to the U.S. financial regulations.
20-22 09.29.17     To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Sihna Neth Lawrence to serve as a member of the Joint Trust Fund Committee, representing the Federated States of Micronesia, pursuant to sections 215 and 216 of the Compact of Free Association, as amended, between the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the United States of America.
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20-21 09.27.17     Approving and accepting grants to the Federated States of Micronesia in the total amount of $8,300,000 from the Asian Development Bank, to fund the Improving the Quality of Basic Education Project, including all the terms and conditions of the grants.
: SCR No. 20-26 (E)
20-20 07.13.17     Approving and accepting grant in the amount of ¥21,270,000 from the Government of Japan, to fund the Goods and Services Program for the fiscal year 2018 to assist the fisheries development program of the state of Pohnpei, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
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20-19 07.14.17     Approving and accepting a U.S. Agency for International Development grant in the amount of $240,000, to fund the implementation of the Institutional Strengthening in PICs to Adopt to Climate Change Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR 20-15 (Committee on Climate Change)
20-18 09.21.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to support and fund FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs Opioid State Targeted Response Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
: SCR No. 20-17 (H&SA)
20-17 07.13.17     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, 2017.
       

FIRST REGULAR SESSION OF THE 20CFSM    [May 11 - 30, 2017]

20-16 05.30.17     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.
20-15       To confirm the nomination of Mr. Joseph Villazon to serve as a member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing the state of Pohnpei.
20-14 05.25.17     Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Lucas Cupps for his dedicated service as staff attorney to the Congress Federated States of Micronesia.
20-13 05.22.17     Expressing the sincere appreciation to Eastern Oregon University for their support and promotion of students from the Federated States of Micronesia.
20-12 05.30.17     To approve and accept a grant in the amount of EUR 325,000 from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany for enhancing investments in small-scale renewable energy technologies in the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-11 05.30.17     To approve and accept a grant in the amount of EUR 436,089 from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany for protecting islands through learning and leading in adaptation to climate change and renewable energy, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-10 05.29.17     Ratifying the agreement to the Treaty on Fisheries Between the Governments of Certain Pacific Island States and the Government of the United States of America.
: SCR No. 20-11 (R&D)
20-09       Approving and accepting the small scale grant aid project from the Korea International Cooperation Agency in the amount of $200,000 for the improvement of the Kosrae International Airport facilities in the state of Kosrae, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
20-08 05.19.17     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, 2017.
20-07 05.24.17     Approving and accepting a grant amendment in the amount of $113,110 from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change through the Green Climate Fund to the Federated States of Micronesia, to fund a contract for a GCF grant writer specialist.
20-06       To amend section 1 of rule 6, and to create a new section 8 of rule 7 of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, to remove a portion of the duties of the Committee on Resources and Development, and to create a new standing committee entitled: “Environmental Affairs”.
20-05 05.22.17     Requesting that the Speaker of the Twentieth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia establish a Special Committee on Climate Change and Environmental Issues.
20-04 05.30.17     Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $150,247 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. 20-12 (H&SA)
20-03 05.29.17     To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kosak M. Keller to serve as a member of the Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Board of Trustees, representing the National Government.
: SCR No. 20-08 (H&SA)
20-02 05.17.17     Designating and appointment of Mr. T. Lam Dang to the position of Legislative Counsel to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
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20-01 05.17.17     Designating and appointing Mrs. Liwiana Ramon Ioanis to the position of Chief Clerk to the Twentieth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.