President signs new laws
PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): January 7, 2004 - President Joseph J. Urusemal has signed into law 11 Congressional Acts adopted by the Thirteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia during its Second Regular Session in October.
While most of the signed Laws involve appropriation details and amendments, of note are the following:
During the same Session, the Thirteenth Congress of the FSM also passed 22 Resolutions. The Resolutions included the confirmation of nominations for Midion G. Neth, as Deputy Secretary for the Department of Health, Education and Social Affairs; and Kasio E. Mida to serve as FSM Ambassador to Japan.
Other confirmations included the Deputy Chief of Missions (DCM) for FSM's oversees Missions: Gabriel Ayin for FSM Embassy in Fiji, John Fritz for FSM Embassy in Japan and Tadao P. Sigrah as the Deputy Permanent Representative to FSM's Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
The Resolutions also included re-submitting and confirmations for members of FSM Banking Board - Matthew Chigiyal and Alexander R. Narruhn.
The remaining resolutions ratified and acceded to various international Conventions and approved several international and regional Agreements.
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