Legislative Branch

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH   

(FSM Constitution Article IX)

Legislative powers of the national government is vested in the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia , a unicameral (one house) Body with fourteen Senators.  The chief function of the Legislative Branch is to enact laws.

Each state elects one senator as its at-large representative to serve a term of four years.

The other ten Senators are elected for a two-year term and apportioned by population. As such, the composition of the two-year Members are five from Chuuk, three from Pohnpei with one each from Kosrae and Yap.  Accordingly, members of Congress per State are: 

Chuuk - 6; Kosrae - 2; Pohnpei - 4; and Yap – 2

Members of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia:

STATE OF CHUUK

 

The Hon. Florencio Singkoro Harper

ED 1.:  Mortlock Islands

The Hon. Victor Gouland

ED 2.:  Weno

The Hon. Bonsiano Fasy Nethon

ED 3.:  Tonoas, Uman, Fefan, Parem and Tsis

The Hon. Tiwiter Aritos

ED 4.:  Tol, Fanapanges, Eot, Patta, Polle Romalum, Udot and Wonei

The Hon. Robson U. Romolow

ED 5.:  Halls and Western Islands and Namonuito Atoll

The Hon. Wesley W. Simina

At-Large

STATE OF KOSRAE

 

The Hon. Paliknoa K. Welly

ED 1.: Kosrae

The Hon. Alik L. Alik

At-Large

STATE OF POHNPEI

 

The Hon. Ferny S. Perman

ED 1.:  Kolonia, Sokehs, Sapwuahfik, Nukuoro and Kapingamarangi

The Hon. Berney Martin

ED 2.:  Madolenihmw and Kitti

The Hon. Esmond B. Moses

ED 3.:  U, Nett, Mwoakilloa and Pingelap

The Hon. David W. Panuelo

At-Large

STATE OF YAP

 

The Hon. Isaac V. Figir

ED 1.:  Yap

The Hon. Joseph J. Urusemal

At-Large

 

Information about the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia is available through the:
CONGRESS PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
P.O. Box PS-3 | Palikir, Pohnpei 96941 |  Tel:  (691) 320-2324 | Fax:  (691) 320-5122
e-mail: cpio@congress.gov.fm | website: www.cfsm.fm