22nd FSM Congress Bills

 
Bill No. Action No/Date  Veto Session Date Title
          FIRST SPECIAL SESSION [July 19 thru 28, 2021]
22-66

CA 22-34

07.28.21

  1st Special Session 7.27.20 To further amend Public Law No. 20-53, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 20-57, 20-61, 20-69, 20-90, 20-91, 20-96, 20-132, 21-92, 21-135, 21-168, 21-189 and 21-247, by amending section 2 thereof, to change the use of funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding priority infrastructure projects and other projects and programs in the state of Kosrae, and for other purposes.
22-65

CA 22-33

07.28.21

  1st Special Session 7.27.20 To amend Public Law No. 21-180, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-191, 21-234, 21-240 and 22-21, by amending section 3 thereof, to change the use of funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs for the people of Kosrae State, and for other purposes.
22-64

CA 22-32

07.28.21

  1st Special Session 7.27.20 To further amend Public Law No. 21-80, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-99, 21-110, 21-143, 21-181, 21-188, 21-214 and 21-242, by amending section 3 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Kosrae State, and for other purposes.
22-63         To further amend title 24 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, by adding a new section 113A to set the minimum allowable fees for fishing permits for foreign and domestic fishing, and for other purposes.
22-62

CA 22-30

07.27.21

  1st Special Session 7.26.21 To amend sections 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, and 9, of Public Law No. 21-185, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-210, 21-221, 21-238 and 22-01, to appropriate $556,536 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, to provide supplemental funding for the operations of the Executive Branch; the Legislative Branch; Agencies, Boards, Authorities, and Commissions; Grants, Subsidies and Contributions; Capital and Human Resources Development, and for other purposes.
22-61     1st Special Session 7.2321 To further amend Public Law No. 20-53, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 20-57, 20-61, 20-69, 20-90, 20-91, 20-96, 20-132, 21-92, 21-135, 21-168, 21-189 and 21-247, by amending section 3 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding priority infrastructure projects and other projects and programs in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
 
22-60     1st Special Session 7.23.21 To further amend Public Law No. 19-121, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-130, 19-142, 19-145, 19-158, 20-09, 20-22, 20-51, 20-59, 20-70, 20-123, 20-162, 20-170, 21-35, 21-66, 21-112, 21-127, 21-176, 21-198 and 22-07, by amending section 4 thereof, to change the use of funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs for the people of the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
 
22-59     1st Special Session 7.23.21 To further amend Public Law No. 20-178, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-01, 21-07, 21-36, 21-53, 21-56, 21-102, 21-115, 21-137, 21-165, 21-178, 21-200, 21-218, 21-226, 21-249 and 21-256, by amending sections 4 and 6 thereof, to change the use and allottee of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Pohnpei State, and for other purposes.
22-58     1st Special Session 7.23.21 To further amend Public Law No. 19-54, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-62, 19-75, 19-79, 19-99, 19-119, 20-04, 20-56, 20-82, 20-127, 21-20, 21-117, 21-169, 21-174, 21-194, 21-205, 21-233 and 22-15, by amending section 4 thereof, to change the use of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
22-57     1st Special Session 7.22.21 To amend sections 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 of Public Law No. 21-185, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-210, 21-221, 21-238 and 22-01, to appropriate $1,960,535 of additional funds from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, to provide supplemental funding for the operations of the Executive Branch; Election Commission; Grants, Subsidies and Contributions; Capital and Human Resources Development, and for other purposes.
22-56

CA 22-28

07.23.21

  1st Special Session 7.20.21 To further amend Public Law No. 21-228, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-248, 21-254 and 22-12, by amending section 5 thereof, to change the use of funds appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Chuuk State, and for other purposes.
22-55     1st Special Session 7.20.21 To amend section 680 of title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, by expanding the use of the Maritime Surveillance Revolving Fund; and for other purposes. 
22-54     1st Special Session 7.20.21 To further amend title 50 the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, by amending section 205 thereof to modify the period of validity of FSM passports, and for the other purposes.
22-53     1st Special Session 7.20.21 To amend sections 212, 221, 222 and 805 of title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended Public Laws Nos. 18-107 and 21-152, to increase the import duty on alcohol, wine, tobacco, and sugar sweetened beverages; to require three percent of the national share of the net tax collected from such increase of import duty provided in this act to be deposited into the Health Revolving Fund established under Chapter XVI of title 55 of the FSM Code, and for other purposes. 
22-52

CA 22-27

07.23.21

  1st Special Session 7.20.21 To amend Public Law No. 21-157, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-179, 21-216 and 22-17, by amending section 2 thereof, to change the use of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Yap State, and for other purposes.
22-51

CA 22-26

07.23.21

  1st Special Session 7.20.21 To further amend Public Law No. 20-141, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 20-145, 20-163, 20-164, 20-190, 21-05, 21-33, 21-48, 21-67, 21-91, 21-182 and 21-193, by amending section 5 thereof, to change use of funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding priority infrastructure projects and other projects and programs in the state of Chuuk, and for other purposes.
22-50

CA 22-25

07.23.21

  1st Special Session 7.20.21 To amend section 503 of title 55 Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, to increase the annual salary of the National Public Auditor, and for other purposes.
22-49

CA 22-24

07.23.21

  1st Special Session 7.20.21 To further amend Public Law No. 21-43, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-54, 21-71, 21-82, 21-103, 21-107, 21-158, 21-186, 21-235 and 22-16, by amending section 5 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Chuuk State, and for other purposes.To amend section 503 of title 55 Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, to increase the annual salary of the National Public Auditor, and for other purposes.
22-48

CA 22-23

07.23.21
 

  1st Special Session 7.20.21 To further amend Public Law No. 21-201, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-219, 21-229, 21-241, 21-257 and 22-14, by amending section 3 thereof, for the purpose of changing the use of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund priority infrastructure projects and other public projects and social programs for the people of Kosrae State, and for other purposes.
22-47

CA 22-31

07.28.21

  1st Special Session 7.20.21 To appropriate the sum of $2,800,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs for the people of Yap, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Chuuk states, and for other purposes. [C.D.1]
22-46     1st Special Session 7.15.21 To further amend section 913 of title 24 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended by Public Laws Nos. 18-108, 19-21 and 19-36, to require safe release of sharks, and for the other purposes.
22-45     1st Special Session 7.15.21 To appropriate the sum of $1,955,481 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, from the Compact Sector Infrastructure carryover funds and from the Infrastructure Maintenance Fund, in order to provide funding for the National Government and the COM-FSM Infrastructure Projects, and for other purposes.
22-44     1st Special Session 7.15.21 To amend section 207 of title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, to require that the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury be appointed by the President of the Federated States of Micronesia, with the advice and consent of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, and for other purposes.
22-43     1st Special Session 7.15.21 To further amend title 24 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, by inserting a new section 408 to regulate bunkering and provisioning activities at sea, and for the other purposes.
22-42     1st Special Session 7.16.21 To further amend section 601 of title 1 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended by Public Law No. 21-209, to establish FSM Law Day on July 12th as a national holiday, and for other purposes.
22-41     1st Special Session 7.13.21 To amend title 51 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated) by amending section 112 and inserting a new section 116 thereof, for the purpose of establishing a minimum wage for resident workers hired by foreign contractors, and for other purposes.
22-40     1st Special Session 7.02.21 To amend sections 221 and 805 of title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended by Public Law No. 18-107, to increase the import duties levied on used vehicles, to designate the use of certain revenues collected under 221, and for other purposes.
          FIRST REGULAR SESSION [May 11 thru June 04, 2021]
22-39

CA 22-21

06.04.21

  1st Regular Session 6.03.21 To further amend Public Law No. 21-228, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-248 and 21-254, by amending section 5 thereof, to change the use of funds appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Chuuk State, and for other purposes.
22-38

CA 22-29

07.26.21

  1st Regular Session 6.03.21 To amend title 6 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), to amend section 707 thereof, to clarify that State funds and assets in the custody or control of a department or entity of the National Government shall under no circumstances be subject to writ of garnishment, and for other purposes. [C.D. 1]
22-37

CA 22-20

06.04.21

  1st Regular Session 6.03.21 To further amend Public Law No. 20-60, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 20-65, 20-75, 20-85, 20-97, 20-150, 21-69, 21-84, 21-100, 21-129, 21-163, 21-173 and 21-187 by amending section 5 thereof, to change the use of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs in the state of Chuuk, and for other purposes. [CD.1]
22-36     1st Regular Session 6.01.21 To appropriate the sum of $600,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs for the people of Chuuk State, and for other purposes.
22-35

CA 22-19

06.04.21

  1st Regular Session 6.01.21 To further amend Public Law No. 20-151, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 20-165, 21-73 and 21-121, by amending section 1 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs in the state of Chuuk, and for other purposes.
22-34

CA 22-18

06.04.21

  1st Regular Session 6.01.21 To further amend Public Law No. 20-155, as amended by Public Law No. 20-177, by amending section 5 thereof, for the purpose of changing the use of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Chuuk, and for other purposes.
22-33

CA 22-13

06.04.21

  1st Regular Session 6.01.21 To further amend Public Law No. 21-201, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-219, 21-223, 21-229, 21-241 and 21-257, by amending sections 4 and 5 thereof, for the purpose of changing the use of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund priority infrastructure projects and other public projects and social programs for the people of Pohnpei and Chuuk States, and for other purposes.  [CD.1]
22-32

CA 22-12

06.03.21

VETO

7.7.21

1st Regular Session 6.01.21 To further amend Public Law No. 19-124, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-133, 19-140, 19-150, 20-05, 20-15, 20-33, 20-48, 20-63, 20-71, 20-156, 20-175, 21-22, 21-52, 21-146, 21-195, 21-213, 21-244 and 21-255, by amending sections 4 and 6 thereof, to change the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein, to fund priority infrastructure projects and other programs in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.  
22-31     1st Regular Session 5/31/21 To further amend Public Law No. 20-53, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 20-57, 20-61, 20-69, 20-90, 20-91, 20-96, 20-132, 21-92, 21-135, 21-168 and 21-189, by amending section 3 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding priority infrastructure projects and other projects and programs in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
22-30     1st Regular Session 5/31/21 To amend title 6 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), by amending section 1407 thereof and to enact a new section 1416, to provide that State funds in the custody or control of a department or entity of the National Government shall not be subject to writ of garnishment or writ of execution, and for other purposes.
22-29

CA 22-11

06.03.21

  1st Regular Session 5/31/21 To further amend Public Law No. 21-43, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-54, 21-71, 21-82, 21-103, 21-107, 21-158 and 21-186, by amending section 5 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Chuuk State, and for other purposes.
22-28     1st Regular Session 5/31/21 To further amend Public Law No. 21-80, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-99, 21-110, 21-143, 21-181, 21-188, 21-214 and 21-242, by amending section 4 thereof, to change the use of certain funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Pohnpei State, and for other purposes.
 
22-27

CA 22-10

06.03.21

  1st Regular Session 5/31/21 To amend Public Law No. 21-157, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-179 and 21-216, by amending section 2 thereof, to change the use of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Yap State, and for other purposes.
22-26     1st Regular Session 5/26/21 To appropriate the sum of $500,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, for the purpose of funding the Incentive Program for Chuuk State, and for other purposes.
 
22-25

CA 22-06

05.27.21

  1st Regular Session 5/25/21 To amend sections 1202, 1204, and 1216 of title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-67, 20-185, and 21-12, to clarify definitions, to clarify the purpose and restrictions of the FSM Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
 
22-24

 

  1st Regular Session 5/24/21 To amend section 9 of Public Law No. 21-185, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-210, 21-221 and 21-238, to deappropriate the FY21 funding for Slipping of Patrol Boat, and utilize the deappropriated funding for the expenses for the court cases in Yap handled by DOJ, procurement of police equipment and supplies, POL for patrol boats and vehicles, COVID Emergency Travel of law enforcement officers to the States, and for the Surveillance Revolving Fund, and for other purposes.
22-23

CA 22-17

06.04.21

VETO

7.8.21

1st Regular Session 5/21/21 To amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, by inserting a new section 106 thereof, to clarify the procedures for succession in the event that the Vice President is unable to discharge the duties of the office, and for other purposes.
22-22     1st Regular Session 5/20/21 To amend sections 603 and 804 of title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), to provide that: old age benefits received on or after October 1, 2021, by an individual age 65 and over shall no longer be subject to the earning test; that on or after October 1, 2021, earnings for covered employment after commencement of payments for retirement shall not be included in benefit calculations upon subsequent applications for benefits; and for other purposes.
 
22-21

CA 22-16

06.04.21

  1st Regular Session 5/19/21 To further amend Public Law No. 19-54, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-62, 19-75, 19-79, 19-99, 19-119, 20-04, 20-56, 20-82, 20-127, 21-20, 21-117, 21-169, 21-174, 21-194, 21-205 and 21-233, by amending sections 4 and 6 thereof, to change the use and allottee of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.  [CD.4]
 
22-20

CA 22-09

06.03.21

  1st Regular Session 5/18/21 To further amend Public Law No. 19-64, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-81, 19-97, 19-120, 19-137, 20-29, 20-86, 20-119, 21-31 and 21-160, by amending sections 1 and 2 thereof, to change the use and allottee of funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes. [CD.1]
 
22-19

CA 22-05

05.20.21

  1st Regular Session 5/18/21 To amend section 309 of title 29 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), to establish a maximum amount of shares a single individual may own in a domestic bank, and for other purposes.
 
22-18     1st Regular Session 5/17/21 To amend title 51 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated) by enacting a new section 121A to allow the hiring of nonresident workers by hotel and restaurant employers, and for other purposes.
 
22-17

CA 22-15

06.04.21

  1st Regular Session 5/17/21 To further amend Public Law No. 19-10, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-26, 19-42, 19-51, 19-56, 19-72, 19-78, 19-96, 19-132, 19-163, 20-03, 20-25, 20-58, 20-76, 20-116, 21-29, 21-64 and 21-196, by amending sections 4 and 6 thereof, to change the use and allottee of funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
22-16

CA 22-04

05.19.21

  1st Regular Session 5/14/21 To amend Public Law No. 21-199 to correct a technical error in the numbering of the new section created by Public Law No. 21-199, and for other purposes.
22-15

CA 22-14

06.04.21

  1st Regular Session 5/14/21 To further amend Public Law No. 19-121, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-130, 19-142, 19-145, 19-158, 20-09, 20-22, 20-51, 20-59, 20-70, 20-123, 20-162, 20-170, 21-35, 21-66, 21-112, 21-127, 21-176 and 21-198, by amending sections 4 and 6 thereof, to change the use and allottee of funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs for the people of the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
22-14     1st Regular Session 5/14/21 To further amend Public Law No. 19-60, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 19-71, 19-80, 19-103, 19-148, 19-165, 20-30, 20-128, 21-46 and 21-139, by amending sections 4 and 6 thereof, to change the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding essential government functions, programs, projects and activities in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
22-13

CA 22-03

05.19.21

  1st Regular Session 5/14/21 To amend Public Law No. 21-170 to correct a technical error in the numbering of the new section created by Public Law No. 21-170, and for other purposes. [CD.1]
22-12     1st Regular Session 5/14/21 To further amend Public Law No. 18-11, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 18-44, 18-81, 19-33, 19-106, 19-128, 19-134, 19-138, 20-11, 20-49, 20-55, 20-62, 20-115, 21-14 and 21-126, by amending sections 1 and 2 thereof, to change the use and allottee of funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs in the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
 
22-11     1st Regular Session 5/14/16 To amend section 603 of title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), to amend the definition of “quarter of coverage” to ensure that quarters of coverage continue to accrue when the nation is under a Declaration of Emergency and individuals are receiving unemployment assistance, and for other purposes.
 
22-10     1st Regular Session 5/13/21 To amend the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia by creating a new title 13 thereof, for the purpose of establishing the procedures to be followed by the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia in exercising its power of eminent domain, and for other purposes.
 
22-09     1st Regular Session 5/13/21 To amend sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9 of Public Law No. 21-185, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-210, 21-221 and 21-238 to appropriate $698,367 of additional funds from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, to provide supplemental funding for the operations of the Executive Branch; the Legislative Branch; the Judicial Branch; Grants, Subsidies and Contributions; Capital and Human Resources Development, and for other purposes.
 
22-08

CA 22-02

05.18.21

  1st Regular Session 5/13/21 To further amend section 117 of title 52 Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended by Public Law No. 20-152, to exempt the Assistant Budget Officer of Congress from the Public Service System Act, and for other purposes.
 
22-07

 

 

  1st Regular Session 5/13/21 To amend section 145 of title 52 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended, by expanding the applicability of maternity leave to all national government employees and fixing it at 12 consecutive weeks, and for other purposes.
 
22-06

CA 22-01

05.18.21

  1st Regular Session 5/13/21 To amend sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 12 of Public Law No. 21-185, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-210, 21-221 and 21-238, to deappropriate $1,569,754 and repurpose funds from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, to provide supplemental funding for the operations of the Executive Branch; the Legislative Branch; the Judicial Branch; National Public Auditor; Agencies, Boards, Authorities, and Commissions; Grants, Subsidies and Contributions; Capital and Human Resources Development, to change the allottee of certain funds, and for other purposes.
 
22-05

CA 22-22

06.02.21

  1st Regular Session 5/13/21 To further amend Public Law No. 18-117, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 18-120, 19-04, 19-08,19-35, 19-49, 19-59, 19-76, 19-102, 20-26, 20-117, 21-27, 21-114 and 21-166, by amending sections 4 and 6 thereof, to change the use and allottee of funds previously appropriated therein, for the purpose of funding public projects and social programs for the people of the state of Pohnpei, and for other purposes.
 
22-04

CA 22-08

06.02.21

VETO

7.6.21

1st Regular Session 5/13/21 To further amend Public Law No. 17-68, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 17-71, 17-81, 17-84, 17-89, 17-90, 18-03, 18-10, 18-13, 18-32, 18-46, 18-58, 18-87, 18-95, 19-16, 19-47, 19-87, 19-98, 19-123, 20-28, 20-107, 21-32 and 21-164, by amending sections 4 and 6 therein, for the purpose of changing the use and allottee of certain funds previously appropriated thereof, to fund public projects and social programs for Pohnpei State, and for other purposes. 
22-03     1st Regular Session 5/12/21 To further amend section 805 of title 54 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia (Annotated), as amended by Public Laws Nos. 18-107 and 21-152, to extend the exemption of the extra 20% of the share of revenues collected to the National Government from being deposited into the State sub-accounts of the FSM Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
 
22-02

CA 22-07

05.18.21

  1st Regular Session 5/12/21 To further amend Public Law No. 21-80, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-99, 21-110, 21-143, 21-181, 21-188, 21-214 and 21-242, by amending section 6 thereof, to change the allottee of certain funds previously appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Pohnpei State, and for other purposes.
 
22-01     1st Regular Session 5/11/21

To amend section 1222 of title 55 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, (Annotated), as amended by Public Law No. 21-105, and to amend section 325 of title 54 F.S.M.C., to divert temporarily from the date this bill is signed into law, starting on the fiscal year 2023, the 20% of revenue derived from fishing access fees and the 50% of revenue derived from major corporation to Social Security instead of the FSM Trust Fund, and for other purposes.