16th FSM Congress Public Laws

 
Public Law No. Effective Date PUBLIC LAW TITLE
16-76 04.26.2011 To further amend Public Law No. 16-49, as amended by Public Law No. 16-68, by amending the title and sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 thereof, to modify the use of certain funds previously appropriated to fund public projects and social programs in the States of Pohnpei and Chuuk, and to offer technical amendments thereto, and for other purposes. [CB 16-180| CD2]
16-75 04.19.2011 To further amend title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by adding a new chapter 7, for the purpose of establishing a Federated States of Micronesia Unified Revenue Authority for the National Government, and for other purposes. [CB 16-154| CD1]
16-74 04.19.2011 To amend section 673 of title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to clarify that depositing of revenues received pursuant to the provisions of sections 901 and 902 of title 24 in the Maritime Surveillance Revolving Fund shall commence on October 1, 2011, and for other purposes. [CB 16-187]
16-73 04.18.2011 To amend section 1013 of title 37 of the Federated States of Micronesia, as enacted by Public Law No. 14-88, to eliminate certain restrictions on a captive insurance company for loans to or investments in its parent company or affiliates, and for other purposes. [CB 16-183]
16-72 04.18.2011 To further amend Public Law No. 16-58, as amended by Public Law No.16-64, by amending section 4 thereof to modify the use of certain funds previously appropriated to fund public projects and social programs in the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes. [CB 16-185| CD2]
16-71 04.18.2011 To amend Public Law No. 16-62 by amending sections 2, 4 and 6 thereof, to modify the use and allottees of funds previously appropriated therein to fund public projects and social programs in the States of Kosrae and Pohnpei, and for other purposes. [CB 16-182| CD3]
16-70 04.18.2011 To change the use of $75,000 in appropriated funds from Merit Scholarship to National Scholarship by amending section 8 of Public Law No. 16-43, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 16-53 and 16-60, and for other purposes. [CB 16-189]
16-69 04.18.2011 To appropriate the sum of $180,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, to be channeled through the Micronesia Red Cross, for the purpose of contributing to the international relief effort for the recent disasters in Japan, Australia and New Zealand, and for other purposes. [CB 16-181 | CD 1]
16-68 02.17.2011 To amend Public Law No. 16-49, by amending the title and sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 thereof, to modify the use of certain funds previously appropriated to fund public projects and social programs in the States of Yap, Pohnpei, and Chuuk and to offer technical amendments thereto, and for other purposes. [CB 16-172 | CD 3]
16-67 02.15.2011 To further amend Public Law No. 16-18, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 16-24, 16-32, 16-39 and 16-45, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated for funding Economic and Social Projects and Programs for the State of Chuuk for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes. [CB 16-174 ]
16-66 02.14.2011 To further amend title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by adding a new subchapter XII to chapter 6 to establish a Maritime Surveillance Revolving Fund, and for other purposes. [CB 16-108 | CD 1]
16-65 02.14.2011 To appropriate from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia supplemental funding in the total amount of $682,687 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, by amending sections 1, 2, 6 and 9 of Public Law No. 16-43, as amended by Public Laws Nos.16-48, 16-53, and 16-60, and for other purposes. [CB 16-176 | CD 4]
16-64 02.03.2011 To amend Public Law No. 16-58, by amending sections 3, 4 and 6 to modify the use and the allottee of certain funds previously appropriated to fund public projects and social programs in the States of Yap and Pohnpei for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes. [CB 16-173 | CD 2]
16-63 01.24.2011 To further amend Public Law No. 10-72, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 10-103 and 16-26, by amending sections 12, 13, 14, and 18 thereof for the purpose of increasing the effectiveness of meetings of the Board of Directors of Caroline Island Air, and for other purposes. [CB 16-165 | CA 16-67 CD 2]
16-62 01.21.2011 To appropriate the sum of $1,050,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs in each of the four states, and for other purposes. [CB 16-169 | CA 16-64 CD 1]
16-61 01.21.2011 To further amend section 207 of title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, to clarify that ambassadors are appointed by the President with the advice and consent of Congress and must resign after a new President takes office, and for other purposes. [CB 16-78 | CA 16-63 CD 1]
16-60 01.19.2011 To appropriate from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia supplemental funding in the total amount of $767,192 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, by amending sections 1, 2 and 3, 6 and 8 of Public Law No. 16-43, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 16-48 and 16-53, and for other purposes. [CB 16-169 | CA 16-62 CD 3]
16-59 12.27.2010 To amend Public Law No. 15-31, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 15-54, 15-79, 16-2, 16-21, 16-28 and 16-51, by further amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes. WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-160 | CA 16-58]
16-58 12.20.2010 To appropriate the sum of $1,005,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs in each of the four states, and for other purposes. WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-161 | CA 16-55 CD 3]
16-57 12.17.2010 Directing the President of the Federated States of Micronesia, or his designee, that in accordance with section 2 of Article XIV of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia that at least every ten years the question: "Shall there be a convention to revise or amend the Constitution?" of the Federated States of Micronesia be submitted to the people in a general election, such question shall be submitted to the people in the general election to be held on March 8, 2011, as was submitted in 2001, and for other purposes. [CB 16-90 | CA 16-56 CD 1]
16-56 12.17.2010 To further amend title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by adding a new subchapter XVII to chapter 6 to establish an Immigration, Customs and Quarantine Overtime Revolving Fund, and for other purposes. [CB 16-151 | CA 16-60]
16-55 12.17.2010 To amend Section 115 of title 50 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, for the purpose of enabling divisions of the National Government responsible for immigration, customs, and quarantine to defray the costs of overtime accrued by their officials by collecting payments from the operators of aircraft and sea vessels, and for other purposes. [CB 16-152 | CA 16-61 CD 2]
16-54 12.17.2010 To further amend Public Law No. 16-18, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 16-24, 16-32, 16-39 and 16-45, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated for funding Economic and Social Projects and Programs for the State of Chuuk for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes. [CB 16-153 | CA 16-57]
16-53 12.17.2010 To appropriate from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia supplemental funding in the total amount of $20,063 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, by amending sections 1, 2 and 8 of Public Law No. 16-43, as amended by Public Law No. 16-48, and forother purposes. [CB 16-164 | CA 16-59]
16-52 11.12.10 To further amend chapter 3 of title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by further amending section 312, as amended by Public Law No. 14-110, section 313, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 14-110 and 16-19, section 321, as amended by Public Law No. 16-36, section 322, section 331, section 342, section 351, as amended by Public Law No. 14-110, section 352, and section 370, and by enacting new sections 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 378, to make procedural changes to the corporate tax in order to make it more attractive to potential taxpayers, and for other purposes. [CB 16-140| CA 16-54]
16-51 11.12.10 To amend Public Law No. 15-31, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 15-54, 15-79, 16-2, 16-21 and 16-28, by further amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes. WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-147 | CA 16-51]
16-50 10.15.10 To amend section 205 of title 22 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to afford flexibility to the Board of Coconut Development Authority in holding board meetings, and for other purposes. [CB 16-71...CD1  | CA 16-42]
16-49 10.15.10 To appropriate the sum of $2,940,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs in the four States of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes. [CB 16-142...CD4  | CA 16-53]
16-48 10.08.10 To appropriate from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia supplemental funding in the total amount of $15,101 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011 for the Department of Transportation, Communication, and Infrastructure, to change the use of certain funds in order to provide for the payment of wages and overtime for fiscal years 2010 and 2011 for the Divisions of the Department of Justice, by amending sections 1 and 2 of Public Law No. 16-43, and for other purposes. [CB 16-149...CD1  | CA 16-52]
16-47 10.08.10 To further amend section 103 of title 36 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Law No. 15-75, to clarify the application of the 60-day period for submission of stock affidavit of an approved major corporation, to modify the FSM notary requirement, and for other purposes. [CB 16-114  | CA 16-47]
16-46 10.06.10 To further amend Public Law No. 15-32, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 15-36, 15-44, 15-57, 15-63, 15-72, 15-78, 16-03, 16-11 and 16-33, by amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Chuuk, and for other purposes.  WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-131...CD1 | CA 16-51]
16-45 10.05.10 To further amend Public Law No. 16-18, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 16-24, 16-32 and 16-39, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated for funding Economic and Social Projects and Programs for the States of Chuuk and Pohnpei for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes.  WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-128...CD2  | CA 16-46]
16-44 10.05.10 To further amend Public Law No. 14-84, as amended, by amending sections 4 and 9 thereof, to change the use and lapse date of certain funds previously appropriated to fund public projects and social programs in each of the States, and for other purposes.  WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-129...CD1 | CA 16-44]
16-43 09.30.10 To appropriate $39,041,803 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, to provide funding for the operations of all branches of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, its agencies, various programs, grants, subsidies and contributions; and for other purposes. [CB 16-102...CD1 | CA 16-48]
16-42 09.30.10 To appropriate from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia supplemental funding in the total amount of $200,280 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, by amending sections 1 and 2, of Public Law No. 16-7, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 16-20, 16-22, 16-25, and 16-35, and for other purposes.  [CB 16-146...CD1 | CA 16-49]
16-41 09.30.10 To further amend section 8 of Public Law No. 16-7, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 16-25, and 16-35, to modify the use of a line item for the Office of Environment and Emergency Management, and for other purposes. [CB 16-143 | CA 16-41]
16-40 08.06.10 To appropriate the sum of $74,874 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, for the purpose of supplementing the operation of the National Department of Education, and for other purposes. [CB 16-126...CD2 | CA 16-41]
16-39 07.05.10 To further amend Public Law No. 16-18, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 16-24 and 16-32, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated for funding Economic and Social Projects and Programs for the States of Chuuk, Pohnpei and Yap, and for other purposes.   WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-103...CD2 | CA 16-35]
16-38 06.29.10 To amend sections 201 and 203 of title 37 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as established by Public Law No. 14-66, to separate the functions of the Insurance Board and the Insurance Commissioner from the Banking Board and the Banking Commissioner, and for other purposes. [CB 16-81...CD1 | CA 16-38]
16-37 06.29.10 To amend Title 40 of the Code of the Federated states of Micronesia by adding a new subchapter VI within chapter 3 to establish a National Merit Scholarship Program awarding selected high school valedictorians a scholarship of up to $25,000 per year for up to four years to be applied to the tuition and fees of the college or university of the valedictorian’s choice, and for other purposes. [CB 16-17...CD1 | CA 16-40]
16-36 06.18..10 To further amend section 321 of title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Law. No. 13-71, in order to decrease the tax rate imposed on major corporations, and for other purposes.  [CB 16-120...CD2 | CA 16-36 ]
16-35 06.04.10 To appropriate from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia a supplemental funding in the total amount of $764,615 for fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, by amending sections 1, 2, 3, 8, and 9 of Public Law No. 16-7, as amended by Public Law Nos. 16-20 and 16-25, and for other purposes. [CB 16-117...CD6 | CA 16-39]
16-34 06.04.10 To appropriate the sum of $78,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, for the purpose of funding the needed repair of the FSS Independence and the replenishment of funds expended under the state of emergency declared on May 11, 2010, and for other purposes. [CB 16-119...CD1 | CA 16-37]
16-33 04.30.10 To further amend Public Law No. 15-32, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 15-36, 15-44, 15-57, 15-63, 15-72, 15-78, 16-03 and 16-11, by amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Yap, and for other purposes.   WITHOUT SIGNATURE   [CB 16-95...CD1 | CA 16-  ]
16-32 04.30.10 To further amend Public Law No. 16-18, as amended by Public Law No. 16-24, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the States of Kosrae, Pohnpei and Chuuk, and for other purposes.   WITHOUT SIGNATURE   [CB 16-94...CD2 | CA 16- ]
16-31 03.20.10 To amend the Revised National Election Act of 2005 by amending sections 503 and 602 of title 9 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, to require that the printing of ballots be completed no later than 60 days before a general election, to increase the period for requesting an absentee ballot by mail from 120 days to 150 days prior to election day, to provide for a definite turn around period for the mailing back of absentee ballots, and for other purposes. [CB 16-62...CD2  | CA 16-33]
16-30 03.30.10 To appropriate funds made available by the “FSM Infrastructure Sector Grant – Fiscal Year 2010 – AED/PE” grant of $9,250,000 for the purpose of funding the Architecture, Engineering and Design/Preliminary Engineering of Public Infrastructure Projects for the State and National Governments of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.  [CB 16-93  | CA 16-31]
16-29 03.22.10 To amend Sections 1, 2 and 3 of Public Law No. 16-23, an appropriation for funding fiscal year 2010 economic and social projects and programs for the States of Kosrae, Pohnpei and Chuuk, by changing the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein for Chuuk and Kosrae States, and for other purposes. [CB 16-88...CD3  |  CA 16-29]
16-28 03.20.10 To amend Public Law No. 15-31, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 15-54, 15-79, 16-2 and 16-21, by further amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.  [CB 16-76...CD1  | CA 16-26]
16-27 03.17.10 To further amend title 1 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 601 thereof to establish Micronesian Culture and Traditions Day as a national holiday and for other purposes. [CB 16-1  |  CA 16-28]
16-26 03.17..10 To further amend Public Law No. 10-72, as amended by Public Law No. 10-103, by amending Sections 6, 7, 8 and 9 thereof relating to the composition, organization, terms, and vacancies of the Board of Directors of the Caroline Islands Air Corporation , and for other purposes. [CB 16-18...CD1  |  CA 16-25]
16-25 03.01.10 To appropriate from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia a supplemental funding in the amount of $2,633,632 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, by amending sections 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, and 9 of Public Law No. 16-7, as amended by Public Law No. 16-20, and for other purposes. [CB 16-70...CD2  |  CA 16-27]
16-24 02.12.10 To amend Public Law No. 16-18 by amending sections 1 and 2 thereof, to change the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein, and to offer certain technical amendments thereto, and for other purposes.   WITHOUT SIGNATURE   [CB 16-77 ...CD2 |  CA 16-24]
16-23 02.10.10 To appropriate the sum of $199,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, for the purpose of funding Economic and Social Projects and Programs in the States of Kosrae, Pohnpei and Chuuk, and for other purposes.  WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-72   |  CA 16-22]
16-22 02.02.10 To amend Public Law No. 16-07, by amending Section 4 thereof, to modify the use of funds previously appropriated therein for Personnel of the National Judiciary Branch, and for other purposes.    [CB 16-79  | CA 16-23]
16-21 01.11.10 To amend Public Law No. 15-31, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.    WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-61  | CA 16-19]
16-20 12.27.09 To amend Public Law No. 16-07 to appropriate the “FSM Education Sector Grant - Fiscal Year 2010 - Amendment 1” grant of $603,240 to the National Department of Education, to appropriate the “FSM Supplemental Education Grant – Fiscal Year 2009” grant of $684,564 to the College of Micronesia - FSM, and for other purposes.  [CB 16-65 | CA 16-16]
16-19 12.27.09 To amend section 313 of title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to make all Captive Insurance Companies subject to the Federated States of Micronesia corporate income tax regardless of capitalization, and for other purposes. [CB 16-64  | CA 16-21]
16-18 12.31.09 To appropriate the sum of $3,500,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, for the purpose of funding Economic and Social Projects and Programs in the States of Yap, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Chuuk, and for other purposes.   LINE ITEM VETO [CB 16-27...CD3 | CA 16-20]
16-17 12.11.09 To further amend title 37 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by including a definition of a new Class 3 Multiple Corporate Captive Insurance Companies and providing for the issuance of captive insurance managing licenses; and for other purposes.   [CB 16-48  | CA 16-17]
16-16 12.11.09 To amend title 29 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by changing section 613 in order to increase the limit that a bank may loan to its officer, director, agent, employee and/or related persons; and for other purposes.    [CB 16-05...CD2 | CA 16-18]
16-15 10.16.09 To further amend title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending section 145 subsection 1 thereof, to delete maternity as a reason for leave of absence, and by adding a new subsection 3 to allow paid maternity leave for public employees of the National Government and for other purposes.  [CB 16-20...CD1]
16-14 10.13.09 To further amend title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 630, 631 and 632 of subchapter VI thereof to modify the intent of the Fisheries Observer and Port Sampler Revolving Fund and to increase the threshold amount in the Fund, and for other purposes. [CB 16-35...CD3]
16-13 10.09.09 To appropriate the sum of $80,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, to be channeled through the Micronesia Red Cross, for the purpose of contributing to the international relief effort for the recent disasters in the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Tonga, Samoa, American Samoa, and other disasters in the Asia-Pacific region, and for other purposes. [CB 16-50...CD1]
16-12 10.09.09 To amend Public Law No. 13-84, as amended, by amending section 1 thereof to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated for social programs and public projects in Chuuk Election District No. 5, and for other purposes.  WITHOUT SIGNATURE  [CB 16-44...CD1]
16-11 10.05.09 To further amend Public Law No. 15-32, as amended, by amending Section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the States of Kosrae, Chuuk and Yap, and for other purposes.  WITHOUT SIGNATURE   [CB 16-42...CD4]
16-10 09.30.09 To further amend title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 5-120, 7-118, 9-056, 12-76, 14-34, 14-37, 14-86 and 15-73, by amending the following provisions of title 53, sections 603, 804 806, 809, 901 and 902, to delay the implementation of the Social Security retirement benefits received by an individual between the ages of 60 and 64 for one year and to delay the implementation of tax increase for one year, to clarify some language, and for other purposes. [CB 16-34...CD3]
16-09 09.29.09 To amend section 11 of Public Law No. 15-55, as amended, to allow one-time reprogramming from the personnel line item of the Department of Foreign Affairs to meet the rent and other costs of the Tokyo Mission Office associated with the fluctuating yen exchange rate, and for other purposes  [CB 16-37...CD1]
16-08 09.29.09 To further amend Public Law No. 14-84, as amended, by amending sections 4 and 9 thereof, to change the use, allottee and lapse date of certain funds previously appropriated to fund public projects and social programs in the State of Yap, and for other purposes. [CB 16-31...CD1]
16-07 09.29.09 To appropriate $35,278,975 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, to provide funding for the operations of all branches of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, its agencies, various programs, grants, subsidies and contributions; and for other purposes. [CB 16-23...CD1]
16-06 09.23.09 To appropriate the sum of $100,000, from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the purpose of funding the debt-servicing of Asian Development Bank loan, and for other purposes.   [CB 16-38...CD2]
16-05 09.15.09 To appropriate the sum of $60,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year 2009, for the purpose of funding the national special election to fill the vacant Pohnpei at-large seat to take place pursuant to law, and for other purposes.  [CB 16-33]
16-04 07.02.09 To amend Sections 1 and 2 of Public Law No. 15-80 to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for public projects and social programs in the States of Pohnpei, Kosrae, Yap and Chuuk, and for other purposes.  WITHOUT SIGNATURE   [CB 16-18...CD4]
16-03 06.29.09 To further amend Public Law No. 15-32, as amended, by amending Section1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the States of Pohnpei and Yap, and for other purposes.   WITHOUT SIGNATURE    [CB 16-03...CD3]
16-02 06.29.09 To amend Public Law No. 15-31, as amended, by amending Sections 1 and 2 thereof, to change the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein for the State of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.  WITHOUT SIGNATURE    [CB 16-04...CD1]
16-01 05.27.09 To further amend Section 3 of Public Law No. 15-55, as amended, to modify the use of funds previously appropriated therein for the operation of the Legislative Branch of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year 2009, and for other purposes.   [CB 16-12]

 

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