20th FSM Congress Resolutions

 
Resolution No. Adoption Date  Session Date Title
        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       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.
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       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.
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.
: [CD.1]
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       Ratifying the 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage.
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.
: CD.1
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.
: W
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.
: [CD.2]
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.

 

 

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