23rd FSM Congress Resolutions

 

 

Resolution No. Adoption Date  Session Date Title
        FOURTH REGULAR SESSION || May 14th thru June 2nd, 2024
CR 23-179     5.31.24
To approve the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs to submit a grant application to the Green Climate Fund for a $18,758,372 Project Proposal entitled: "Increasing Resilience to the Health Risks of Climate Change in the Federated States of Micronesia".
 
CR 23-178     5.28.24 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Christopher I. Christian to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation, representing the private sector.
CR 23-177     5.27.24
To confirm the nomination of Mr. Ari Skilling to serve as a member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM (COM-FSM), representing the National Government.
CR 23-176     5.27.24
To confirm the nomination of Mr. Presser P. Martin to serve as member of the Federated States of Micronesia National Scholarship Board
("Board"), representing Pohnpei State.
CR 23-175     5.23.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Emanuel Manny Mori to serve as a representative for the FSM National Government to the Joint Trust Fund Committee.
CR 23-174     5.22.24 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, 2024.
CR 23-173     05.22.24

Extending the March 11, 2024, Emergency Declaration of the President, that was previously extended to May 30, 2024, to August 31, 2024.

CR 23-172     05.21.24

Authorizing the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request for fiscal year 2025, as revised pursuant to Congress’s recommendations, to the United States of America under Article V of the 2023 Fiscal Procedures Agreement. 

CR 23-171     05.17.24

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Rolinson B. Neth to serve as the FSM Consul General in Portland, Oregon.

CR 23-170     05.17.24

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Innocente I. Oneisom to serve as the FSM Consul General in Honolulu, Hawaii.

CR 23-169     05.17.24

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Ms. Myjolynne Marie Kim to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the FSM Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.

CR 23-168     05.17.24

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Hentrick Eveluck to serve as the FSM Consul General in Guam.

CR 23-167     05.14.24 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Yvonne S. Johnny to serve as a member of the U.S.-FSM Compact of Free Association Joint Economic Management Committee (JEMCO), representing the National Government.
CR 23-166     05.14.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Leo A. Falcam Jr. to serve as a member of the U.S.-FSM Compact of Free Association Joint Economic Management Committee (JEMCO), representing the National Government.
CR 23-165     05.14.24 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of the $60,184 from the New Zealand Government for the provision of technical assistance to the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) for the funding of a monitoring and reporting software called AchieveIT to assist NORMA with the development and implementation of its strategic and corporate plans, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-164     05.14.24 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $530,292 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to provide funding for Component A-Strengthening the Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and Data Systems in the FSM and its related activities, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-163     05.14.24 To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Sihna N. Lawrence to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Federated States of Micronesia Trust Fund.
CR 23-162     05.14.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Roger S. Mori to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Federated States of Micronesia Trust Fund.
CR 23-161     05.14.24 Authorizing the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request for the fiscal year 2024, to the United States of America under the 2023 Amended Fiscal Procedures Agreement.
CR 23-160     05.14.24 To ratify the Amended Treaty Among the Governments of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau Regarding the College of Micronesia (“Amended Land Grant Treaty”) to extend its terms up to September 30, 2033.
CR 23-159     05.14.24 To ratify the Agreement Between the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia on Exemption of Visa Requirements for Holders of Diplomatic and Service Passports (“Agreement”).
CR 23-158     05.14.24 To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Gardenia Aisek to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Education of the Federated States of Micronesia.
        SECOND SPECIAL SESSION || April 02 - 11, 2024
CR 23-157    

 

04.11.24

To confirm the nomination of Ms. Anna H. Mendiola to serve as a
representative for the FSM National Government to the Joint Trust Fund
Committee.
CR 23-156    

 

04.10.24

Requesting the United States end its comprehensive economic embargo
on the Republic of Cuba.
CR 23-155    

 

04.05.24

Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Ms. Anna H.
Mendiola to serve as a board member of the Compact Trust Fund of the
Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-154    

 

04.05.24

pproving and accepting a grant from the European Union through the
Pacific Community (SPC) as the Regional Implementing Agency, in the
amount of EUR 505,000 for the implementation of the Building Safety
and Resilience in the Pacific Phase II (BSRP II) Project in the FSM,
including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-153    

 

04.05.24

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Andrew Robert Yatilman to serve as a
member of the U.S.-FSM Compact of Free Association Joint Economic
Management Committee (JEMCO), representing the National Government.
CR 23-152    

 

04.05.24

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Leo A. Falcam Jr. to serve as a
member of the U.S.-FSM Compact of Free Association Joint Economic
Management Committee (JEMCO) from the State nominees.
CR 23-151    

 

04.5.24

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alexander R. Narruhn to serve as a
member of the U.S.-FSM Compact of Free Association Joint Economic
Management Committee (JEMCO) from the State nominees.
CR 23-150    

 

04.05.24

Approving and accepting a grant from the United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP), in the amount of $350,000, for the Multi-Country
Western Pacific Integrated HIV/TB Programme, under the Global Fund
Grant Agreement to fund prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and
tuberculosis in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of
the assistance.
CR 23-149    

 

04.05.24

Approving and accepting a grant from the United States Department of
the Interior, National Park Service, in the amount of $545,891, to
fund and support the FSM National and State Historic Preservation
Offices (HPOs), including all the terms and conditions of the
assistance.
CR 23-148    

 

04.05.24

Approving and accepting supplemental funding from the International
Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in the amount of $833,966 by
the amendment of the Financial Agreement for the Small Islands Food
and Water Project (SIFWaP), including all the terms and conditions of
the assistance.
CR 23-147    

 

04.05.24

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $385,185 from the
United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention, to fund and support the prevention
and control of chronic disease and associated risk factors in the
FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-146    

 

04.05.24

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $1,500,000 from the
World Health Organization for funding national health priority areas
for the period of 2024 to 2025, including all the terms and
conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-145    

 

04.04.24

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Wilson F. Waguk to serve as a board
member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource
Management Authority (NORMA), representing the State of Kosrae.
CR 23-144    

 

04.04.24

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Joseph Habuchmai to serve as member
of the Federated States of Micronesia Insurance Board.
CR 23-143    

 

04.04.24

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Robert I. Taulung to serve as the
FSM National Election Commissioner for the State of Kosrae.
CR 23-142     04.04.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Rensley A. Sigrah to serve as a board member of the Board of Trustees of the Compact Trust Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-141    

04.04.24

Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $159,467 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, to support and fund community mental health services in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-140     04.04.24 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mrs. Sihna N. Lawrence to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the FSM Trust Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-139     04.04.24 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Roger S. Mori to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Trust Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-138     04.02.24 Extending the March 11, 2024, Emergency Declaration of the President to May 20, 2024.
CR 23-137     03.28.24 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $5,155,255 from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to provide support for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Securing Climate – Resilient Sustainable Land Management and Progress Towards Land Degradation Neutrality Project in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-136     03.28.24 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Lynn Narruhn to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security Administration of the Federated States of Micronesia, representing the National Government.
CR 23-135     03.28.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lyndon L. Cornelius to serve as a member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing the state of Kosrae
CR 23-134     03.28.24 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $170,750 from the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs (OIA), to fund the FSM Single Audit for FY 2023 as required under the 2023 Amended Compact, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-133     03.28.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Leonito M. Bacalando Jr., to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-132     03.28.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kandhi A. Elieisar to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the FSM Telecommunications Corporation, representing the National Government.
CR 23-131       To confirm the nomination of Mr. Akillino H. Susaia to serve as FSM Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
CR 23-130     03.28.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Myron S. Hashiguchi to serve as a member of the FSM Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors, representing the private sector.
CR 23-129     03.28.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kapilly Capelle to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA), representing the state of Pohnpei.
CR 23-128     03.28.24 Ratifying the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, and Stockpiling of Biological and Toxic Weapons and on their Destruction.
CR 23-127     03.28.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Roger Arnold to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Ocean Resource Management Authority (NORMA), representing the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-126     03.28.24 To approve and accept a $114,678 grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), for providing support for the FSM Maternal and Child Health Services Program, for the budget period October 1, 2023 to September 30, 2025, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
        THIRD REGULAR SESSION || January 10 - 29, 2024
CR 23-125 01.23.24 3RD REGULAR SESSION 01.22.24 Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the family of the late Reverend Father Kenneth J. Urumolug, SJ, at his passing on December 18, 2023.
CR 23-124     01.17.24 Expressing the sincere appreciation of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to Mr. Shoji Sato for his dedication to a strong friendship and partnership between the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Japan as the Former Ambassador of Japan to the FSM and Executive Director of the Association for Promotion of International Cooperation.
CR 23-123 01.18.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
01.16.24 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $772,050 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund and accelerate the prevention and control of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Disease, and Tuberculosis in the Federated States of Micronesia and United States Affiliated Pacific Islands, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-122     01.16.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Etop Y. Malon to serve as the National Election Commissioner for the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-121     01.16.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Innocente I. Oneisom to serve as the FSM Consul General in Honolulu, Hawaii.
CR 23-120     01.16.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Hentrick M. Eveluck to serve as the FSM Consul General in Guam, U.S.A.
CR 23-119 01.12.24

3RD REGULAR
SESSION

01.12.24 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Kapilly Capelle to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing the state of Pohnpei.
CR 23-118 01.12.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
01.12.24 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Roger Arnold to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-117 01.12.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
01.12.24 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Myron S. Hashiguchi to serve as a member of the FSM Petroleum Corporation, representing the National Government.
CR 23-116 01.18.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
01.11.24 Approving and accepting a grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) through the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), in the amount of $1,459,800 for funding the implementation of the National Adaption Planning in the Federated States of Micronesia Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-115 01.15.24 3RD REGULAR SESSION 01.10.24 Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the family of the late Honorable Paliknoa K. Welly, Senator of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia representing Congressional District One of the state of Kosrae, at his passing on January 5, 2024.
CR 23-114 01.15.24 3RD REGULAR SESSION 01.10.24 Expressing the sincere condolences and sadness of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to the family of the late Honorable Florencio Singkoro Harper, Senator of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia representing Congressional District One of the state of Chuuk, at his passing on January 8, 2024.
CR 23-113 01.12.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
01.10.24 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $514,127 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the budget period beginning December 01, 2023 to November 30, 2024 to fund Component A – Strengthening the Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and Data Systems in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-112 01.15.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
01.10.24 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, 2024.
CR 23-111     01.10.24 Ratifying the Agreement Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, or the “BBNJ Agreement”.
CR 23-110 01.12.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
01.10.24 Approving and accepting a grant in the in the amount of $137,047 from the United States 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 1, 2022 to September 30, 2024, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-109     01.10.24 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mrs. Gardenia Aisek to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Education of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-108     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Rolinson B. Neth to serve as the FSM Consul General in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
CR 23-107     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Johnson Asher to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia, representing the state of Kosrae. 
CR 23-106     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Chandra Legdesog to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the FSM Mission in Suva, Fiji.
CR 23-105     01.08.24 Approving and accepting a grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in the in the amount of $254,115 to fund early actions to implement the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework in the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-104     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Rinehart B. William to serve as the FSM National Election Commissioner for the state of Kosrae.
CR 23-103     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Myjolynne Marie Kim to serve as the of Deputy Chief of Mission at the FSM Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.
CR 23-102 01.17.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
01.08.24 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $2,564,294 from the United States Department of Education for the Fiscal Year 2024 under Part B of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), to fund the FSM Special Education Program and its services, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-101     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Juliet L. Jimmy to serve as the Post Master General of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-100     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Christopher I. Christian to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation, representing the private sector.
CR 23-99     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Carleila Carl Edgar to serve as the FSM Public Defender of the Office of the Public Defender of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-98     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Chang B. William to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-97     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jason Poll to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security Administration of the Federated States of Micronesia, representing the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-96     01.08.24 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Hainrick S. Panuelo to serve as the Director of the Office of Veteran Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia. 
        SECOND REGULAR SESSION || September 12 thru October 01, 2023
CR 23-95 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.29.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Etop Y. Malon to serve as the National Election Commissioner for the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-94 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.29.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Rinehart B. William to serve as the National Election Commissioner for the state of Kosrae.
CR 23-93     09.29.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Samson E. Pretrick to serve as the Director of the Office of Personnel of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-92 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.30.23 Approving and accepting a grant from the United States Department of Transportation to fund the Airport Improvement Project (AIP) for the state of Yap in the amount of $639,965, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-91 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.30.23 Approving and accepting a grant from the United States of Department of Transportation, to fund the Airport Improvement Project (AIP) for the state of Kosrae, in the amount of $314,716, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-90 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.30.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Hentrick V. Eveluck, to serve as the FSM Consul General in Guam, USA.
CR 23-89  

 

09.30.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Andrew Robert Yatilman to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Management (DECEM) of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-88  

 

09.30.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Carson K. Sigrah, to serve as the FSM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Fiji.
CR 23-87 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.30.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Ms. Myjolynne Marie Kim to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the FSM Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.
CR 23-86 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.30.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Rolinson B. Neth, to serve as the FSM Consul General in Portland, Oregon
CR 23-85 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.30.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Innocente I. Oneisom, to serve as the FSM Consul General in Honolulu,Hawaii.
CR 23-84 01.15.24 3RD REGULAR SESSION 09.29.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Leonito M. Bacalando Jr., to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-83 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.28.23 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $1,250,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to fund and support the FSM Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success Project for the budget period from September 30, 2023, to September 29, 2024, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-82 09.29.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.27.23 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $478,510 by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for the budget period beginning July 01, 2023 to June 30, 2024 to fund the FSM Public Health and Hospital Emergency Preparedness Program, including all the terms and conditions of the grant.
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CR 23-81 09.29.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.27.23 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $289,591 by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, through the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, for the budget period beginning July 01, 2023 to June 30, 2024, to fund the FSM National Biotenosim Hospital Preparedness Program, including all the terms and conditions of the grant.
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CR 23-80 09.29.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.25.23 To recognize and declare the month of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 
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CR 23-79 09.25.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.22.23 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the United States Department of Education, to fund and support the FSM Department of Education, Division of Special Services, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-78 09.21.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.18.23 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $3,357,289 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases in the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-77 09.21.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.18.23 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $580,987 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to provide funding to the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs to implement the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant and its related activities and services, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-76 09.21.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.18.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to provide support for the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs State Opioid Response (SOR) Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-75 09.21.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.18.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $506,585 from the United States Department of Interior, National Park Service, to provide funding for the FSM National and State Historic Preservation Offices (HPOs), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-74 09.21.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.18.23 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $259,995 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the Epidemiology and Laboratory for Capacity for Infectious Diseases in the Federated States of Micronesia, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-73 09.21.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.18.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $319,099 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to provide funding for the FSM Community Mental Health Services Block Grant 2023, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-72 09.14.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.14.23 Expressing the sincere gratitude and appreciation of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to Ms. Catherine M. Allen for her dedicated service as staff attorney to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-71     09.13.23 To amend Section 9 of Rule 1 of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to require a Member-elect to take the oath of office in person.
CR 23-70     09.13.23 To amend Section 12 of Rule 8 of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia and Section 13 of Rule 10 of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to require an affirmative vote of two-thirds of all the members elected from congressional districts in each state and affirmative vote of three-fourths of all members elected at-large in order to override a presidential veto.
CR 23-69 09.13.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.12.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $861,630 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to support the FSM Immunization and Vaccines for Children Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-68     09.12.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Hentrick V. Eveluck to serve as the FSM Consul General in Guam, U.S.A.
CR 23-67     09.12.23 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Anna H. Mendiola to serve as a board member of the Compact Trust Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-66 09.13.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.12.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, to provide funding for the FSM Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-65 09.29.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.12.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Marcus H. Samo to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
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CR 23-64 09.21.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.12.23 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, 2024.
CR 23-63 09.21.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.12.23 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, 2023.
CR 23-62     09.12.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Roger S. Mori to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Trust Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-61     09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Samson E. Pretrick to serve as the Director of the Office of Personnel of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-60     09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kun J. Sigrah to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Federated States of Micronesia Trust Fund.
CR 23-59 DEFEATED   09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Etop Y. Malon to serve as the National Election Commissioner for the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-58 DEFEATED   09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Rinehart B. William to serve as the FSM National Election Commissioner for the state of Kosrae.
CR 23-57     09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Kapilly Capelle to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing the state of Pohnpei.
CR 23-56 DEFATED   09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Gardenia Aisek to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Education of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-55     09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Myron Hashiguchi to serve as a member of the FSM Petroleum Corporation, representing the National Government.
CR 23-54 09.22.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Carlson D. Apis to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communications and Infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR NO. 23-22
CR 23-53 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Andrew Robert Yatilman to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Management (DECEM) of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-52 09.19.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Rose N. Nakanaga to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Administration of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR NO. 23-09
CR 23-51 01.17.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
09.01.23

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alfred Ansin to serve as a board member of the Caroline Island Air Corporation, representing the state of Chuuk.
[CD.1]

CR 23-50 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Carson K. Sigrah to serve as the FSM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Fiji.
CR 23-49 01.17.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Trevayne Esiel to serve as a board member of the Caroline Island Air Corporation, representing the state of Pohnpei.
[CD.1]
CR 23-48 01.17.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Alik K. Jackson to serve as a board member of the Caroline Island Air Corporation, representing the state of Kosrae.
[CD.1]
CR 23-47 01.17.24 3RD REGULAR
SESSION
09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Faustino Yarofaisug to serve as a board member of the Caroline Island Air Corporation, representing the state of Yap.
[CD.1]
CR 23-46 09.14.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 Approving and accepting a grant in the amount of $27,500 from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for the preparation of the Regional Kigali HFC implementation plan (KIP).
CR 23-45     09.01.23 To approve and accept a grant in the $135,536 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to provide funding for the FSM Maternal and Child Health Services, including terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-44 09.14.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To approve and accept a grant in the $163,343 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to provide funding for the FSM Maternal and Child Health Services, including terms and conditions of the assistance.
[CD.1]
CR 23-43 09.22.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $1,321,443 from the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, to fund the FSM Special Education Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-42 09.13.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $1,558,494 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to provide funding for the FSM Immunization Program, including terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-41 09.13.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $135,536 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, to provide funding for the FSM Maternal and Child Health Services, including terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-40 DEFEATED   09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Rolinson B. Neth to serve as the FSM Consul General in Portland, Oregon.
CR 23-39 09.19.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 09.01.23 To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Elina Paul Akinaga to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Resources and Development of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR NO. 23-10
        FIRST SPECIAL SESSION || July 10 thru 19, 2023
CR 23-38 09.30.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 07.20.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Patrick Mackenzie to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing the National Government.
CR 23-37     07.20.23 To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Sihna N. Lawrence to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the FSM Trust Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-36     07.19.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of $5,155,255 from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for providing support for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Securing Climate – Resilient Sustainable land Management and Progress Towards Land Degradation Neutrality in the FSM, including terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-35 09.19.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 07.19.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Lorin S. Robert to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR NO. 23-18
CR 23-34 DEFEATED   07.19.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Leonito M. Bacalando Jr., to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia.
CR 23-33 07.19.23   07.18.23 Authorizing the President to resubmit the nomination of Mr. Etop Y. Malon to serve as the National Election Commissioner for the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-32 07.19.23   07.14.23 Extending the First Special Session of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to July 24, 2023.
[CD.1]
CR 23-31 09.29.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 07.14.23 To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Mary Lou R. Yatilman to serve as a member of the Federated States of Micronesia Banking Board of Directors.
[CD.1]
CR 23-30 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.12.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Ricky F. Cantero to serve as the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.
SCR NO. 23-08
CR 23-29     07.12.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Etop Y. Malon to serve as the National Election Commissioner for the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-28 09.29.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 07.12.23

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Adelman M. Joseph to serve as a member of the Federated States of Micronesia Insurance Board of Directors.
[CD.1]

CR 23-27     07.10.23 To amend Rule 7, Section 1(b) of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to update the list of departments and offices falling within the jurisdiction of the Ways and Means Committee.
CR 23-26 07.18.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.10.23 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, 2023.
CR 23-25     07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Nena M. William to serve as a member of the National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA) Board of Directors, representing the state of Kosrae. 
CR 23-24     07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Casey J. Freddy to serve as a member of the Board of Regents of the College of Micronesia-FSM, representing the state of Kosrae.
CR 23-23 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Augustine C. Kohler to serve as the Director of the National Archives, Historic and Cultural Preservation Office of the Federated States of Micronesia
CR 23-22 DEFEATED   07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Myjolynne Marie Kim to serve as the of Deputy Chief of Mission at the FSM Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.
CR 23-21 DEFEATED   07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Innocente I. Oneisom to serve as the FSM Consul General in Honolulu, Hawaii.
CR 23-20 09.22.23 2ND REGULAR SESSION 07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mrs. Universe Yamase Lawrence to serve as the Deputy Permanent Representative to the FSM Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.
SCR NO. 23-26
CR 23-19 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 Approving and accepting a grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, in the amount of $1,335,000 to fund and support the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs’ Pediatric Mental Health Care Access programs and projects, for the budget period from September 30, 2023 to September 29, 2026, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance
CR 23-18     07.07.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount $254,115 from the United Nations Environment Programme, to provide funding for the FSM Global Biodiversity Framework – Early Action Support Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-17 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 To approve and accept a grant in the amount of the $4,007,059 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to provide funding for Component A – Strengthening the Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and Data Systems in the FSM, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-16 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Ms. Teresa Filepin to serve as the FSM Deputy Chief of Mission to the United States of America.
SCR NO. 23-06
CR 23-15     07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Roger Arnold to serve as a board member of the National Ocean Resource Management Authority (NORMA), representing the state of Chuuk.
CR 23-14 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 Accepting and approving a grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of Financial Resources, in the amount of $307,846 for the budget period beginning June 30, 2023 to June 29, 2024 to fund the FSM Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.
CR 23-13 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Francis Anefal to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission to the FSM Embassy in the People’s Republic of China.
SCR NO. 23-07
CR 23-12 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jackson T. Soram to serve as the FSM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America.
SCR NO. 23-05
CR 23-11 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. John Fritz to serve as the FSM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan.
SCR NO. 23-03
CR 23-10 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23 To confirm the nomination of Mr. Vincent Sivas to serve as the FSM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to People’s Republic of China.
SCR NO. 23-02
CR 23-09 07.17.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23

To confirm the nomination of Mr. Jeem S. Lippwe to serve as the Permanent Representative of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations in New York.
SCR NO. 23-01

CR 23-08 07.18.23 1ST SPECIAL SESSION 07.07.23

To approve and ratify the 2023 Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, to Amend the Compact of Free Association, as amended.
[CD.1]. SCR NO. 23-04

        FIRST REGULAR SESSION || May 11 thru 30, 2023
CR 23-07 05.19.23 1ST REGULAR SESSION 05.18.23 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, 2023.
 
CR 23-06 05.19.23 1ST REGULAR SESSION 05.17.23 Authorizing the President to submit the Recommended National Government Compact Budget Request, as revised pursuant to Congress’s recommendations, to the United States of America under Article V of the Fiscal Procedures Agreement.
 
CR 23-05 05.24.23 1ST REGULAR SESSION 05.16.23 Expressing the sincere gratitude of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to President David W. Panuelo for his dedicated service to the Federated States of Micronesia.
 
CR 23-04 05.19.23 1ST REGULAR SESSION 05.16.23 To amend Rule 6, Sections 8(c) and (d) of the Official Rules of Procedure of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia to allow a standing committee chair to serve as vice chair of the Committee on Ways and Means.
 
CR 23-03 05.12.23 1ST REGULAR SESSION 05.15.23 Requesting that the Speaker of the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia establish a Special Committee on Climate Change and Environmental Issues.
 
CR 23-02 05.12.23 1ST REGULAR SESSION 05.11.23 Designating and appointing of Mr. T. Lam Dang to the position of Legislative Counsel to the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
 
CR 23-01 05.12.23 1ST REGULAR SESSION 05.11.23 Designating and appointing Mrs. Jessicalynn Reyes to the position of Chief Clerk to the Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.