Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

President Signed Congressional Acts in to Laws

Palikir, POHNPEI (FSM Information Service): September 18, 2007 - PL. No. 15-08, To enact a new title 27 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia to govern essential services and to enact a new chapter 2 thereof to create the Federated States of Micronesia Petroleum Corporation.

PL. No. 15-09, To further amend title 2 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia as amended, by amending section 203, as amended by PL. Nos. 5-21, 6-62, 7-97, and 10-55 by further amending 204, as amended by PL Nos.5-21, 19-55, and by repealing 13-75, for the purpose of improving the efficiency of the executive branch, and for other purposes.

Section 203, Departments, and they are as follows:

  1. Department of Resources and Development;

  2. Department of Finance and Administration;

  3. Department of Foreign Affairs;

  4. Department of Health and Social Affairs;

  5. Department of Justice;

  6. Department of Transportation, Communication and Infrastructures;

  7. Department of Education.

The departments will be responsible for major programs or administrative support areas in the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Section 204, Other Executive Offices, and they are as follows:

  1. Office of the Public Defender;

  2. Office of Statistics, Budget, Overseas Development Assistances and Compact Managements;

  3. Office of Environment and Emergency Managements;

  4. Office of National Archives, Culture and Historic Preservation;

Three resolutions has been adopted by the 15th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia during its Second Special session just recently concluded, and they are as follows:

Congressional Resolution NO. 15-4 - To approve a technical assistance grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior that will foster the participation by FSM auditors in the Auditor Training Program with the Department of Interior's Office of the Inspector General.


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