AMENDMENTS TO THE FSM CODE

 
TITLE OF CODE PUBLIC LAWAMENDING SECTIONAMENDED SUBJECT

1 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 6-56

chapter 4

capital of the FSM

(General

 

repealed

 

provisions)

P.L. 6-105

703

to provide that proposed

 

 

 

constitutional amendments which

 

 

 

have been received by the President

 

 

 

shall be printed on ballots to be

 

 

 

voted on simultaneously

 

P.L. 7-20

601

designate U.N. Day, Oct. 24, as a

 

 

 

National legal holiday

 

P.L. 7-31

chap 8(new)

designate Patriots of Micronesia as

 

 

 

the National anthem of FSM

 

P.L. 9-062

220

authorization for publication of 1995 Code

 

P.L. 10-25

repeal and reenact

subchapter 2 of chapter 2

 

 

 

220 - 234

Code of the FSM

 

P.L. 13-38

601

Veterans Holiday

 

P.L. 13-45

new chap 9

procedure for admission of new state

 

P.L. 16-27

601

National Holidays (Culture & Traditions Day

 

P.L 18-96

NEW CHAP. 2

(ANNOTATED)

 

P.L. 18-97

213

Policy and Purposes

 

 

 

 

2 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-2

207

extend time for submitting

(Executive)

 

 

resignations

 

P.L. 5-21

203

departments

 

 

204

other executive offices

 

P.L. 5-50

207

require advice and consent of

 

 

 

Congress  for appointments to the

 

 

 

Board of Regents of the College of

 

 

 

Micronesia

 

P.L. 6-62

203

est. Department of Transportation

 

 

 

and Communication

 

P.L. 7-6

207

to exempt an ambassador from sub-

 

 

 

mitting his resignation after the

 

 

 

President takes the oath of office

 

P.L. 7-91

104

declaration of the President's

 

 

 

inability to serve

 

 

105

disappearance, kidnapping, or total

 

 

 

disability of the President

 

 

201

definitions

 

 

202

executive authority

 

 

207

appointment authority

 

 

210

repealed

 

P.L. 7-97

203

reorganize executive branch

 

P.L. 9-128

207

deputy ambassadors and consul generals advice and consent required

 

P.L. 10-55

203

departments

 

 

204

other executive offices

 

 

207

appointment authority

 

P.L. 11-40

207

congressional action on Pres. nominations

 

P.L. 13-75

See also title 55

204

Office of Compact Management

 

P.L. 13-77

207

Ambassadors advice and consent

 

 

 

 

 

P.L. 15-09

203

Departments

 

 

204

Other Executive Offices

 

P.L. 15-23

207

Appointing Authority

 

P.L. 15-47

210 of chapter 2

Establishment of Former President Benefit Trust Fund and Allowance for Former Pres.

 

P.L. 15-74

203

Departments

 

P.L. 16-61

207

Appointing Authority

 

P.L. 17-02

207

Appointing Authority

 

P.L. 18-53

208

Positions vacant pending appointment

 

P.L. 19-29

204

Dissolving the Office of SBOC

 

P.L. 19-63

204

Other Executive Offices

 

 

 

 

3 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-19

chapter 7

set forth procedures for removal of

(Legislative)

 

(new)

President, Vice-President, and

 

 

 

Justices of Supreme Court

 

P.L. 5-47

201

delete budget submission deadline

 

P.L. 5-53

101

bring section into accord with FSM

 

 

 

Constitution (terms of office)

 

P.L. 5-98

101

bring section into accord with the FSM

 

 

 

Constitution and other statutes

 

 

107(new)

terms of office

 

 

201

bring section into accord with FSM

 

 

 

Constitution and other statutes

 

P.L. 6-90

304(new)

allow a member of Congress who

 

 

 

resigns due to physical incapacity,

 

 

 

disability or illness to be

 

 

 

entitled to receive the balance of

 

 

 

any sums owing him for the

 

 

 

remainder of his term

 

P.L. 7-89

101

membership

 

 

415

penalties

 

 

416

government officers and employees

 

 

 

to cooperate

 

 

505 renum as 502

renumber section 505 as section 502

 

P.L. 13-59

201, 202

revised schedule regular sessions Cong.

 

P.L. 13-79

104

reorganize adm. and bud. ofcs of Congress

 

P.L. 17-55

103

Immediate offices

 

 

 

 

4 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-12

204 repealed

repealed

(Judiciary)

 

204(new)

establish provisions for service of

 

 

 

process outside the territorial

 

 

 

jurisdiction of FSM Supreme Court

 

P.L. 5-125

204

bring section into accord with

 

 

 

18 F.S.M.C.

 

P.L. 5-135

chap. 3(new)

extraterritorial criminal jurisdiction

 

 

301

crimes committed outside FSM

 

 

302

effect of previous trial

 

 

303

place of trial

 

 

304

application of FSM laws on vessels

 

 

 

and aircraft

 

 

305

application of other law

 

 

306

FSM aircraft and vessels

 

P.L. 6-102

104

to provide that the Chief

 

 

 

Justice may give special

 

 

 

assignments from a roster of

 

 

 

special judges and  justices

 

P.L. 7-30

104

to remove procedures for roster

 

 

 

of special judges  and justices

 

PL 15-14

108

Compensation of the Judiciary

 

 

 

 

5 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-135

repealed in its

 

(Judiciary of

 

entirety

 

T.T.P.I.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-123

705

clarify extent to which money

(Judicial

 

 

judgments of a court  may be

procedure)

 

 

executed against the Gov't

 

P.L. 9-062

1303

legal status of laws in FSMC enacted after first supplement

 

P.L. 10-25

1303

legal status of laws in FSMC enacted after first supplement

 

P.L. 10-142

707 (new)

prohibit garnishment of assets owed by NG

 

 

 

 

7 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 9-073

202

codify term "Micronesian" as official

(Citizenship)

 

 

appelation for citizens of FSM

 

PL. 15-28

204

Naturalization

 

P.L. 17-54

CHAPTER 3 (NEW)

FSM NATIONS

 

P.L. 19-91

203

A citizen who holds an FSM Passport that has been renewed twice in a row is entitled to a rebuttable presumption that he has renounced the citizenship of another nation and that he is solely an FSM citizen.

 

 

 

 

8 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-21

101 to 112  repeal

repealed

(Transition)

 

 

 

 

P.L. 6-57

chapter 5

study group on indefinite

 

 

repealed

land-use agreements

 

 

 

 

9 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-70

108

affidavit to be sworn

(National

 

109

regulations

Elections)

 

203

nomination by petition

 

 

302

powers & duties of national

 

 

 

election commissioner

 

 

501

when required

 

 

504

application for registration -

 

 

 

affidavit

 

 

506

entry of a voter's name in the

 

 

 

General State Register - filing

 

 

 

of affidavits

 

 

603

printing & distributing

 

 

604

withdrawal of candidates

 

 

605

substitute candidates

 

 

606

packaging-sealing-record of

 

 

 

distribution

 

 

701

'voter' and 'ballot' defined

 

 

703

request for ballot

 

 

704

marking and return of ballot -

 

 

 

voting at polls

 

 

807

election irregularities

 

 

901

petition for recount

 

 

902

filing timeframes

 

 

903

denial of petition - appeal to

 

 

 

Supreme Court

 

 

904

approval of petition - notice of

 

 

 

recount

 

 

906(new)

irregularities not correctable

 

 

 

by recount

 

P.L. 5-95

706

to provide for exceptions to the

 

 

 

7 days' notice requirement for

 

 

 

voting at a polling place other

 

 

 

than the one at which a voter is

 

 

 

legally registered  to vote at

 

P.L. 5-96

501

delete requirement for new voter

 

 

 

registration every 10 years

 

P.L. 5-103

204

convening, organization, elections

 

 

 

of President  and Vice President

 

 

202, 206

repealed

 

 

renum 203 as 202

renumber sections 203 & 204 as

 

 

renum 204 as 203

sections  202 & 203

 

P.L. 7-122

301

to provide that national election

 

 

 

commissioners  shall not con-

 

 

 

currently serve as state election

 

 

 

commissioners; provided, however,

 

 

 

that current national election

 

 

 

commissioners who are also state

 

 

 

election commissioners may continue

 

 

 

to serve in their positions until a

 

 

 

new appointment becomes effective,

 

 

 

and to provide that the national

 

 

 

election commissioners may be

 

 

 

appointed for the national

 

 

 

elections in March 1993 and special

 

 

 

elections resulting therefrom, and

 

 

 

may serve without advice-and-consent

 

 

 

confirmation for those elections

 

P.L. 8-97

102

eligible voters

 

 

105

vacancies-special election

 

 

109

repealed

 

 

renum 110 as 109

violations

 

 

301

appointment of National Election

 

 

 

Officials

 

 

302(new)

powers and duties of National

 

 

 

Election Director

 

 

renum 302 as 303

renumber section 302 as 303

 

 

303

powers and duties of national

 

 

renum 303 as 304

Official register

 

 

renum 304 as 305

Striking names, disqualified voters

 

 

 

election commissioner

 

 

306(new)

national election register

 

 

401

creation, appointment, terms,

 

 

 

and qualifications of members

 

 

402

powers and duties; each board

 

 

 

of election member

 

 

501

when new registration of voters

 

 

 

is required for Members of Congress

 

 

502

eligibility to register, place of

 

 

 

registering and voting

 

 

509 new

national election register

 

 

601

official ballots required-specimen

 

 

 

ballots-imitating

 

 

603

printing and distributing

 

 

604

withdrawal of candidates

 

 

606

packaging-sealing-record of distribution

 

 

704

marking and return of ballot

 

 

 

voting at polls

 

 

705

disposition of ballots

 

 

801

supervision of polling places

 

 

804

checking of register

 

 

807

election irregularities

 

 

810

certification of election results

 

 

811

resolution of ties

 

 

812

local counting, tabulating committee

 

 

901

petition for recount

 

 

902

filing timeframes

 

 

903

denial of petition-appeal

 

 

904

approval of petition-recount

 

 

905

recount by committee

 

P.L. 11-62

202, 301, 302

appointment and responsibilities of nation.

 

 

303, 402, 603

election officials certain election time

 

 

604, 605, 703

frames and provisions of absentee voting

 

 

704, 805, 810

 

 

P.L. 12-49

707(new)

provide for special polling places

 

P.L. 12-52

 

 

 

 

P.L. 13-33

105,108,301-304,306,402,503-507, 509,604, 707,803,805,809,812,new305

301

changes to the national election code

 

 

 

 

nat. election comm. advice + consent

 

P.L. 14-76

New chapters 1 through 8

Revised National Election Act 2005

 

P.L. 14-98

601

Absentee voting and ballots in general

 

 

605

Voting absentee ballot as a special polling place.

 

PL 15-02

605

Voting absentee ballot at a special Polling Place

 

PL 15-46

704 chapter 7

Checking the register; issuing of ballots

 

PL 16-31

503

Printing and distribution of ballots

 

 

602

Voting absentee ballot by mail

10 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-97

103

to increase the compensation of

(Foreign

 

 

the Washington Representative

relations)

P.L. 6-50

chapter 3

repealed

 

P.L. 6-51

chapter 1

repealed

 

 

503(4)

repealed

 

 

 

 

11 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-24

chapter 14

to authorize any trial justice to

(Crimes)

 

1401 (new)

review a sentence he imposed on a

 

 

 

prisoner after said prisoner has

 

 

 

served one-third of his sentence

 

 

 

to determine eligibility for parole

 

P.L. 5-40

902

major crimes defined

 

 

914

aggravated sexual assault

 

 

918

aggravated assault

 

 

920

aggravated robbery

 

 

921

kidnapping

 

 

922

criminal coercion through use of a

 

 

 

dangerous instrument

 

 

924

mutiny on a vessel on the high

 

 

 

seas or on national  waters

 

 

931

grand theft

 

 

941

forgery of specified instruments

 

 

944

grand misuse of credit cards

 

 

951

aggravated burglary

 

 

913

repealed

 

 

917

repealed

 

 

919

repealed

 

 

942

repealed

 

 

943

repealed

 

 

952

repealed

 

 

953

repealed

 

 

renum 915 as 914

 

 

 

renum 916 as 915

 

 

 

renum 923 as 920

 

 

P.L. 9-042

1205

identification cards required

 

 

1231

penalties for violations

 

 

1232(new)

reporting of loss of firearms etc.

 

P.L. 10-30

509 (new)

flight to avoid prosecution/testimony

 

 

105

time limitations for beginning prosecution

 

P.L. 10-54

1141

trafficking

 

 

1147

distribution to persons under eighteen

 

P.L. 11-72

repeal chapter

1-10       & 12-14

new chapter 1-10

                         12

 

 

Revised Criminal Code Act

sentencing

 

 

 

 

 

P.L. 11-76

102

applicability to crimes - effective date

 

 

104

definitions

 

 

301

liability for crimes

 

 

506

implements for escape and  other

 

 

511

definitions

 

 

907

value of property

 

 

940

correction to section title

 

 

1001

short title: Weapons Control Act

 

P.L. 17-38

601 thru 610

Trafficking in Person

 

P.L. 18-02

New Chap. 13

Implement provisions of chemical weapons

 

P.L. 18-19

New Chap. 14

Criminalize shining laser pointers at aircraft

 

P.L. 18-43

New subchap. III Chap. 6

Registration of Deportees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-22

CHAP 10 REPEAL

repealed

(Criminal

 

CHAP 14  & 15 NEW

establish procedures for

Procedure)

 

 

surrender of persons who have

 

 

 

committed crimes in foreign

 

 

 

countries and for the transfer of

 

 

 

offenders to and from foreign 

 

 

 

countries

 

P.L. 5-23

1202

to place extradition and

 

 

 

transfer of prisoners within

 

 

 

the scope of joint law

 

 

 

enforcement agreements

 

P.L. 10-30

chapter 16 (new)

extradition of fugitives

 

P.L. 11-71

chapter 17 (new)

Mutual Assist. Criminal Matters Act 2000

 

P.L. 11-83

1704

definitions

 

 

1709

foreign requests for evidence gathering

 

 

1713

foreign requests for FSM rest. orders

 

 

1714

requests for enforcement of foreign orders

 

 

1716

sharing confiscated property with foreign

 

 

1719

proceeds of drug crime deposit to Fund

 

P.L. 12-39

1201

 

 

 

1204(new)

joint law enforcement agreements regs

13 F.S.M.C.

[Reserved]

 

 

14 F.S.M.C.

[Reserved]

 

 

15 F.S.M.C.

[Reserved]

 

 

16 F.S.M.C.

[Reserved]

 

 

17 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-34

chapter 2

repealed

(Administrative

 

 

 

Procedure)

P.L. 7-92

101

definitions

 

 

102

procedure for adoption of

 

 

 

regulations

 

 

103

filing and availability of

 

 

 

regulations

 

 

111

judicial review of contested

 

 

 

cases

 

 

112

appeals

 

P.L. 11-74

102

procedure adoption emergency regulations

 

 

103

filing and availability of regulations

 

 

104

regulations taking effect

 

 

 

 

18 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-112

101-105,

established an Exclusive Economic

(Territory, Economic Zones and Port of Entry)

 

107

Zone, expand size of Territorial Sea, and make chapter consistent with political status of FSM

 

 

108(new)

 

 

P.L. 8-49

331-335

repealed

 

P.L. 9-164

202

official ports of entry

 

P.L. 13-41

202

Faichuk Piannu Harbor ofcl. Port of entry

 

P.L. 15-81

202

Official ports of entry designated

 

 

 

 

19 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 7-9

chapter 6(new)

to provide for ship mortgages

(Admiralty &

 

 

and maritime liens

Maritime)

P.L. 7-114

308

wrongful death of seamen, other

 

 

 

than those covered by section 308A

 

 

308A (new)

death of seamen, masters and

 

 

 

officers on board fishing vessels

 

 

421

wages, maintenance, and benefits

 

 

 

for sick and injured seamen, other

 

 

 

than those covered by section 421A

 

 

421A (new)

wages, maintenance, and benefits

 

 

 

for sick and injured seamen, masters

 

 

 

& officers on board fishing vessels

 

 

422

repealed

 

 

422 (new)

liability of third person

 

 

429 (new)

agreement to submit disputes to

 

 

 

arbitration; compelling compliance

 

 

 

with agreement

 

 

430 (new)

exclusiveness of remedy; territorial

 

 

 

applicability

 

 

 

 

 

P.L. 8-49

TITLE 19 REPEALED

 

 

 

         NEW TITLE 19

chapters 1-12

 

P.L. 10-76

TITLE 19 REPEALED NEW TITLE 19

national maritime code

 

P.L. 10-137

302

vessel registration

 

 

304

status of ownership if not qualified person

 

 

310

recording of particulars

 

 

324

recording of mortgages

 

 

334

Disclosures of liens and priority

 

 

619

wages maintenance and benefits

 

 

1316

continuity of documents

 

PL 14-89

302

Qualifications for vessel registration

 

PL 19-126

Chap. 13 (new)

Administrative and Legal Procedures

 

 

 

 

20 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-25

207

Board of Directors-establishment

(Aeronautics)

 

 

 

 

P.L. 8-108

208

Board-number, appointment

 

P.L. 9-138

CHAP 1 REPEAL

 

 

 

CHAP1 TO 11 NEW

FSM CIVIL AERONAUTICS CODE

 

 

renum chap 2 as 12

 

 

 

renum chap 3 as 13

 

 

 

renum chap 4 as 14

 

 

P.L. 10-92

418 (new)

flight schedules

 

 

 

 

21 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-7

231 (new)

establish procedures for securing

(Telecommun-

 

 

and perfecting liens on assets of

ications)

 

 

Telecommunications Corporation

 

P.L. 5-104

210

remove Vice-President from Board of

 

 

 

Directors, revoke voting right of

 

 

 

chief executive officer, and reduce

 

 

 

number of presidential appointees

 

 

 

from 3 to 1

 

 

 

 

 

P.L. 7-37

101

authorize Secretary of Transporta-

 

 

103 to 107

tion and Communication to regulate

 

 

 

radio communications

 

 

101&103(new)

 

 

 

102

repealed

 

P.L. 7-99

109(new)

authorize Dept. of Transportation

 

 

 

& Communication to regulate radio

 

 

 

communications in the FSM by

 

 

 

authorizing the impoundment of

 

 

 

equipment not in compliance with law

 

P.L. 11-26

208

to delete exemptions on import tax

 

PL 14-54

212

term of Telecom Board members

 

 

213

filling vacancies Telecom Board

 

P.L. 17-03

208

 

 Liability

 

P.L. 18-52

203, 205, 208, 224 (New Chapter 3)

FSM Telecommunication Authority

 

 

 

 

22 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 11-26

209

to delete exemptions on import tax

(Agriculture and Livestock)

P.L. 11-41

416

allow recovery of overtime costs

 

P.L. 16-50

205

BOARD OF DIRECTORS – MEETINGS; QUORUM

 

P.L. 18-68

NEW  SECS.

 

 

 

201 thru 212

Dissolve the FSM CDA and repose the responsibility for CDA in the FSM Petro. Corp.

23 F.S.M.C.

Resource Conservation

 

not amended

 

24 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-20

105

extend expiration date of title

(Marine

 

 

 

Resources)

P.L. 5-37

102

definitions

 

 

401

foreign fishing permitted

 

 

407

regional fisheries treaties,

 

 

 

agreements & licenses

 

 

408

fishing permits required

 

 

409

foreign fishing agreement

 

 

 

prerequisite to permit

 

 

501

prohibited acts

 

 

503

criminal penalties

 

P.L. 5-72

105

extend expiration date of title

 

P.L. 6-1

105

repealed

 

P.L. 6-11

101

statement of purpose

 

 

102

definitions

 

 

103

repealed

 

 

103 (new)

fishing permits required -

 

 

 

commercial

 

 

104 (new)

fishing permits required -

 

 

 

noncommercial

 

 

105 (new)

stowage of fishing gear

 

 

106 (new)

authority to enter into

 

 

 

regional, bilateral, and multi-

 

 

 

lateral fisheries agreements

 

 

107 (new)

authority to enter into domestic-

 

 

 

based and foreign fishing agreements

 

 

108 (new)

allowable levels of fishing

 

 

109 (new)

application for permit - contents

 

 

110 (new)

application for permit - review

 

 

111 (new)

application for permit - issuance

 

 

 

and denial

 

 

112 (new)

suspension, revocation, or

 

 

 

imposition of restrictions on a

 

 

 

permit

 

 

113 (new)

fees for scientific research,

 

 

 

training, commercial pilot, and

 

 

 

foreign recreational fishing

 

 

 

permits

 

 

114  (new)

rebate of fee

 

 

115 (new)

division of fees received as goods

 

 

 

and services

 

 

116 (new)

reporting requirements

 

 

117 (new)

authority to issue State permits

 

 

118 (new)

authority to appoint observers

 

 

119 (new)

application of other laws

 

 

renum 104 as120

renumbered as section 120

 

 

201 (new)

registration fee for domestic

 

 

 

fishing permits

 

 

202 (new)

allocation of allowable fishing

between domestic fishing vessels

 

 

301

MMA - established

 

 

302

authority; regulations

 

 

303

duties and functions

 

 

305

compensation

 

 

306

annual report

 

 

401, 405

repealed

 

 

407-415

repealed

 

 

renum 402 as 401

foreign fishing agreements -

 

 

 

required; renumbered as § 401

 

 

402 (new)

fees for foreign fishing permits

 

 

404 renum as 403

allocation of allowable fishing

 

 

 

among foreign fishing vessels

 

 

403 renum as 404

foreign fishing agreements - terms

 

 

406 renum as 405

approval of foreign and domestic-

 

 

 

based fishing agreements

 

 

406 (new)

domestic-based fishing agreements

 

 

407 (new)

allocation of allowable fishing

 

 

 

between domestic-based fishing

 

 

 

vessels

 

 

416

renumbered as section 408

 

 

501

prohibited acts

 

 

503

criminal penalties

 

 

504

forfeitures - liability

 

 

505

forfeitures - jurisdiction

 

 

506

forfeitures - seizures

 

 

507

forfeitures - disposition of

 

 

 

property

 

 

509

forfeitures - disposition of

 

 

 

perishable articles

 

 

511

jurisdiction of courts

 

 

512

enforcement responsibility

 

 

513

enforcement authority

 

 

515 (new)

presumption of location of fishing

 

 

516 (new)

immunities

 

P.L. 6-37

502

to increase civil fines

 

P.L. 7-22

111

to prohibit MMA from issuing

 

 

 

fishing permits to domestic or

 

 

 

foreign vessels fishing by means

 

 

 

of drift net or gill net

 

P.L. 9-047

102

definition of driftnet fishing

 

 

501

prohibited acts

 

 

502

civil penalties

 

 

503

criminal penalties

 

P.L. 9-057

404

foreign fishing agreements

 

P.L. 9-069

501

prohibited acts

 

 

503

criminal penalties

 

P.L. 10-75

405

approval of fishing agreements

 

P.L. 11-24

301

MMA/advice and consent of Congress

 

P.L. 11-26

724

to delete exemptions on import tax

 

P.L. 11-57

102

to change Micronesian Maritime Authority

 

 

301

to Micronesian Fisheries Authority

 

P.L. 12-14

405

remove requirement joint approval by W&M fishing agreements between sessions

 

P.L. 12-34

CHAP 1-9 subtitle I

repeal chap 1-5

Marine Resources Act of 2002

chap 6+7 renumbered as 10+11

 

P.L. 13-86

new122,new123,RENUM122AS124

Ban in EEZ for unsatisfied judgement

 

P.L. 14-47

113

waiver of permit fees in cert. circumstanc

 

PL 14-55

405

access agreements-effective dates

 

PL 15-38

201

NORMA established

 

 

202

Authority - term of office of members; vacancies.

 

PL 18-108

New sec. 503, renumbering existing sec. 503 as sec. 504

Compulsory landing of by catch by fishing vessels.

 

 

913

Possession, handling and sale of fish, shark, or shark fin, unlawfully taken

 

 

914

Destruction of evidence

 

PL 18-109

603

Powers of authorized officers

 

PL 19-21

913

Possession, handling and sale of fish, shark, or shark fin, unlawfully taken

 

PL 19-36

503

Disposal of by-catch by fishing vessels

 

 

913

Possession, handling and sale of fish, shark, or shark fin, unlawfully taken

 

 

914

Destruction of evidence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-21

503

definitions

(Environ-

 

601-605,

repealed

Mental

 

607

repealed

protection)

 

 

 

 

P.L.17-57

CHAP. 1-4 subtitle I entirety CHAP 5-7 of subtitle II renumbering CHAP 5 - 7

repealed

 

P.L. 18-34

New Chap. 8 under subsection II

Climate Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-21

201

authorization

(Historical

 

202-203

repealed

sites and

 

renum 204 as 202

 

antiquities)

 

renum 205 as 203

 

 

 

 

 

27 F.S.M.C.

(FSM Petroleum Corporation)

P.L. 15-08

Enact a new title 27

Enact a new chapter 2.

Essential Services

FSM Petroleum

 

P.L. 15-21

265

Issuance of Shares; Divestment.

 

 

 

 

28 F.S.M.C.

[Reserved]

 

 

 

 

 

 

29 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 6-41

501

annual licensing of banks

(Commercial

 

504

licenses-board review

banking)

 

617 (new)

disclosure of grounds for

 

 

 

denial of requests for

 

 

 

extension of credit

 

 

renum 617-626 as

 

 

 

           618-627

 

 

P.L. 6-73

renum 205 as 208

eliminate references to High Court

 

 

801

eliminate references to High Court

 

P.L. 9-130

102

 

 

 

204

 

 

 

302

 

 

 

306

 

 

 

307

 

 

 

308

 

 

 

403

 

 

 

404

 

 

 

406

 

 

 

407

 

 

 

408

 

 

 

601

 

 

 

603

 

 

 

604

 

 

 

605

 

 

 

608

 

 

 

611

 

 

 

623

 

 

 

626

 

 

 

627

 

 

 

801

 

 

 

802

 

 

 

201 repeal/reenact

 

 

 

202 repeal/reenact

 

 

 

203 repeal/reenact

 

 

 

501 repeal/reenact

 

 

 

502 repeal/reenact

 

 

 

503 repeal/reenact

 

 

 

204

 

 

 

205

 

 

 

206

 

 

P.L. 12-57

102,104,205,301, 309,402, 403, 404, 601,604, 605, 606, 612,613,622, 627, new209/newchap7

incorporate Basle Principles of banking supervision into the FSM banking laws

 

P.L. 13-56

102, 201, 601, 603, 605, 613, 617, 619, 621, 701, 702, 801, 802, new 106, new CHAPTER 9

Requirements for FDIC insured banks imposed by compact

 

P.L. 16-16

613

Limitation on loans – related persons

 

 

 

 

30 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-122

122(new)

Investment Development Fund

(Development

P.L. 6-80

116

eliminate references to T.T.

banking)

 

119

Government and its officers

 

P.L. 6-109

122

to appropriate $8,000,000 to

 

 

 

further capitalize IDF

 

P.L. 7-25

121

to modify permissible interest

 

 

 

rates charged by FSMDB

 

P.L. 8-47

chapter 1

repealed

 

 

renum 122 as 201

renumbered as section 201

 

 

chapter 1 (new)

(section 101-138)

 

P.L. 9-114

117

FSMDB Board alt. dates for reg. meetings

 

P.L. 10-8

109

shareholder of 25% to call special meeting

 

P.L. 11-26

128

to delete exemptions on import tax

 

P.L. 12-75

202(new)

dist. of funds subaccounts to States

 

P.L. 15-29

chapter 4 (new)

"To establish FSM Venture Fund"

 

P.L. 18-40

403

Creation

 

 

407

Duration of funds

 

 

421

Repeal in its entirety

 

 

423

Appraiser’s annual report

 

 

425

Expiration date

 

P.L. 18-124

402

Purpose

 

 

403

Creation

 

 

404

Letter of intent

 

 

406

Deadline for depositing funds

 

 

407

Duration of funds

 

 

408

Investment in Venture Funds by FSM citizens and corporations

 

 

409

Repayment of capital amounts

 

 

420

Payment of partial capital returns

 

 

422

Reports

 

 

423

Appraiser

 

 

424

Advisory Board

 

 

425

Expiration date

 

 

 

 

31 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 13-73

101-112, 201-209,301-311

Bankruptcy and Insolvency

32 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-21

202

definitions

(Business

 

206-208

repealed

regulations)

 

renum 209 -232 as

 

 

 

             206 - 229

 

 

P.L. 5-54

chapter 5

repealed

 

P.L. 5-109

228

exempt certain businesses from

 

 

 

requirement to obtain foreign

 

 

 

investment permits

 

P.L. 5-134

202

definitions

 

 

203

business activities and interests

 

 

 

for which permits are required

 

 

206

identification of interstate or

 

 

 

international character of business

 

 

207

business with interstate or inter-

 

 

 

national character

 

 

208

review and investigation

 

 

209

State recommendation

 

 

210

decision by Secretary

 

 

211

approval of application -

 

 

 

limitations authorized

 

 

212

notice to President of action on

 

 

 

application

 

 

213

business lacking interstate or

 

 

 

international character

 

 

214

President's action on foreign-investment permits

 

 

219

change in licensee's business

 

 

221

modification, suspension, or

 

 

 

revocation of permit - grounds

 

 

222

modification, suspension, or

 

 

 

revocation of permit - procedure

 

 

225

enforcement responsibility

 

 

226

production of information

 

 

227

rules and regulations

 

P.L. 6-36

421

to authorize notiaries public to act in

 

 

 

jurisdictions outside FSM

 

P.L. 9-136

921

enhance ability of NG to enforce repayment of loan to state

 

P.L. 10-49

REPEAL  CHAP 2

REENACT CHAP 2

Foreign Investment

 

P.L. 14-32

203,205,207,209,210,211,212,213,216,217,219

Foreign Investment changes

 

PL 14-48

204

foreign investment laws exemptions

33 F.S.M.C.

PL 14-34

CHAP 9 ENACT

real property security investments

 

 

CHAP 10 ENACT

the secured transactions act

 

PL 14-34

REPEAL 921-933

RENAME 9

ENACTING NEW 10

(1001 TO 1071)

 

REAL PROPERTY SECURITY INVESTMENTS

SECURED TRANSACTIONS ACT

34 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 7-135

202

definitions

(Consumer

 

203

consumer credit transactions

protection)

 

204

commercial credit transactions

 

 

207

repealed

 

 

207(new)

remedies

 

 

208(new)

current interest rates

 

P.L. 10-52

202

definitions

 

 

203

consumer credit transactions

 

 

204 repeal and

        reenact

commercial credit transactions

 

 

205 repealed

 

 

 

206 renum to 205

 

 

 

207 renum to 206

 

 

 

208 renum to 207

 

35 F.S.M.C.

not amended

Copyrights Patents, and Trademarks

 

36 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 7-88

204   

to correct a typo therein

(Corporations

 

 

 

& Business Associations)

 

P.L. 10-104

105 (new)

105-107 renum as 106-108

corporation shareholder to vote by proxy

 

P.L. 13-70

201 new 207, 208, AND 209

Duties of registrar of corporations

 

P.L. 15-75

103

Application for charter- Article of Incorporation

 

 

104

Application for charter - Bylaws

 

P.L. 16-47

103

Application for charter – Articles of Incorp.

 

P.L. 17-27

103

Application for charter – Articles of Incorp.

 

 

 

 

37 F.S.M.C.

not amended

International Trade

 

(Insurance)

P.L. 14-66

NEW TITLE 37

The Insurance Act of 2006

 

P.L. 14-87

102

definitions

 

 

104

Transition

 

 

105

Manner of record keeping.

 

 

208

Conflict of interest.

 

 

210

Appeal.

 

 

213

Commissioner may demand information.

 

 

214

Prohibition on disclosure.

 

 

216

Examination of affairs

 

 

217

Indemnity.

 

 

301

License required.

 

 

302

Application for license

 

 

305

Cancellation of license.

 

 

306

Restriction of license.

 

 

307

Registered Foreign Insurers.

 

 

309

Reporting requirements.

 

 

310

Periodic investigations to be made into financial position of insurers.

 

 

314

Limitation on Borrowing

 

 

316

Prohibited investments.

 

 

319

Winding up of insurance business

 

 

321

Premiums

 

 

322

Disclosure of information by auditors.

 

 

323

Limitations on loans-Maximum amounts.

 

 

402

Policy contents

 

 

406

Claim settlement practices.

 

 

506

Faud.

 

 

602

General penalties.

 

P.L. 14-88

NEW SECTIONS

1001

 

Definitions

 

 

1002

Determination of class of captive insurance companies.

 

 

1003

Captive Insurance Company Licensing

 

 

1004

Confidential treatment

 

 

1005

Names of Companies

 

 

1006

Redomestication; approval as domestic captive insurance company

 

 

1007

Minimum Capital and Surplus Requirements

 

 

1008

Dividends

 

 

1009

Formation of Captive Insurance companies

 

 

1010

Reports and Statements

 

 

1011

Examinations and Investigations

 

 

1012

Grounds and procedures for suspension or revocation of license

 

 

1013

Legal Investments

 

 

1014

Reinsurance

 

 

1015

Tax on Premium Collected

 

 

1016

Regulations

 

P.L. 15-34

1001

Definitions

 

 

1002

Determination of class of captive

 

 

1003

Captive Insurance Company Licensing.

 

 

1007

Minimum Capital and Surplus Requirements.

 

P.L. 16-17

1001

Definition

 

 

1002

Determination of class of captive insurance companies.

 

 

1003

Captive Insurance Company licensing & Captive Insurance Manager’s Licensing.

 

 

1007

Minimum Capital & Surplus Requirements

 

 

1010

Reports and Statements

 

PL 16-38

201

Establishment of the Insurance Board

 

 

203

Insurance Commissioner

 

PL 16-73

1013

Legal Investments

 

PL 18-20

1001, 1002 & 1007

Definition

 

PL 18-71

1017(new)

Insurance Board Revolving Fund

 

 

1018(new)

Regulation of captive insurance company

 

 

1019(new)

Shall hold all fees collected

 

 

1020(new)

Complete and comprehensive annual report

 

 

 

 

38 F.S.M.C.

not amended

Postal System

 

39 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 5-66

212

prompt delivery of mail

(Postal

 

228

injurious articles as nonmailable

System)

 

235(new)

mailing threatening communications

 

 

236(new)

libelous matter on wrappers or

 

 

 

envelopes

 

 

237(new)

mailing indecent matter on wrappers

 

 

 

or envelopes

 

 

238(new)

frauds and swindles

 

 

239(new)

fictitious name or address

 

 

240(new)

false claims for postal losses

 

 

241(new)

money orders

 

 

242(new)

robbery of mail, money or other

 

 

 

property of Postal Service

 

 

243(new)

burglary of post office

 

 

244(new)

confiscation of non-mailable items

 

P.L. 7-75

113(new)

define functions and responsibilities

 

 

 

of postal inspectors

 

 

 

 

40 F.S.M.C.

P.L. 6-30

241

to provide that the school year

(Education)

 

 

shall consist of not less than

 

 

 

180 days of school, or an

 

 

 

equivalent of 650 hours of

 

 

 

instruction for first and

 

 

 

second-graders and no fewer

 

 

 

than 765 hours for third

 

 

 

through twelfth-graders

 

P.L. 6-44

subchapter I

repealed

 

 

of chapter 3

 

 

P.L. 6-45

subchapter I

repealed

 

 

of chapter I

 

 

P.L. 8-21

231

short title

 

 

232

statement of policy

 

 

233

definitions

 

 

234

administration

 

 

235

state responsibility

 

 

236

procedure

 

 

237

funding; authorization

 

 

 

 

 

P.L. 8-132

121

repealed, educational system

 

 

122

repealed

 

 

123

repealed

 

 

124

repealed

 

 

125

repealed

 

 

126

repealed

 

 

127

repealed

 

 

128

repealed

 

 

211

repealed

 

 

212

repealed

 

 

213

repealed

 

 

214

repealed

 

 

215

repealed

 

 

221

repealed

 

 

222

repealed

 

 

241

repealed

 

 

242

repealed

 

 

251

repealed

 

 

252

repealed

 

 

253

repealed

 

 

254

repealed

 

 

101(new)

establish National Education System

 

 

102(new)

 

 

 

103(new)

 

 

 

104(new)

 

 

 

105(new)

 

 

 

106(new)

 

 

 

107(new)

 

 

 

108(new)

 

 

 

109(new)

 

 

 

110(new)

 

 

 

111(new)

 

 

 

112(new)

 

 

 

113(new)

 

 

 

114(new)

 

 

P.L. 11-68

113

COM-FSM Pres. full vote member FACSSO

 

P.L. 14-8

232

Free Appropriate Education-policy stmnt

 

 

233

Definitions

 

P.L. 16-37

381

Definitions

 

 

382

BENEFITS

 

 

383

Selections

 

P.L. 19-90

NEW SUB-CHAP. VII UNDER CHAPTER 3

To establish a national scholarship board

 

P.L. 19-92

NEW SECTION 397

National Scholarship Board members are confirmed and the board is functional

 

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