Congress Holds Statewide Public Hearings on Issue of Chief Justice and Others
Palikir, Pohnpei (FSM Congress): July 7, 2010 - The Committees on Judiciary and Governmental Operations (J&GO) and Resources and Development (R&D)are conducting public hearings in the states on various issues currently pending before the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
Among the pending issues are the nominations for National Judiciary Branch for the FSM Chief Justice and for an Associate Justice, several constitutional amendments, issues on fisheries and the National Trade Policy among others.
The public hearings will be held at the respective Chambers of each State Legislature and the interested public is encouraged to attend. Two days are accorded for public hearing in each state and those days as scheduled are: June 28th and 29th at the Chambers of Chuuk State Legislature; July 1st and 2nd at the Chambers of Kosrae; and July 5th and 6th at the Yap State Legislature Chambers. A wrap-up hearing will be scheduled at a later date for the Pohnpei State Legislature to consolidate the committee reports for final presentation to Congress.
Pending legislations scheduled for the statewide public hearings include the following issues before the Committee on J&GO:
Pending before the Committee on R&D are the following measures:
The state-wide public hearings are headed by the Chairmen of the two Committees, Chairman Roger S. Mori of the R&D and Chairman Peter Sitan of J&GO with various members of the committees joining at various junctures of the trip.
For further information on this release, please contact:
Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia Public Information Office P.O Box PS-3 Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941 Tel.: (691) 320-2324/2325 Fax.: (691) 320-5122 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.fsmcongress.fm