8th Kosrae State Legislative Resolutions

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L.R. No. 8-01

To amend the Kosrae State Legislature Rules of Procedures to specify that a motion to reconsider does not apply to a motion consenting to a nomination.

L.R. No. 8-02

To amend the Kosrae State Legislature Rules of Procedures to create a new rule providing for the creation and operation of a Legislative Investigation Committee.

L.R. No. 8-03

To amend Rule 4.2.2 of the Kosrae State Legislature's Rules of Procedure to provide that each Standing Committee have not more than seven members.

L.R. No. 8-04

Requesting Governor Sigrah to submit his formal request to Federated Development Authority to transfer the remaining balance in the Kosrae State Sub-Account in the Compact Investment Development Fund (IDF).

L.R. No. 8-05

Recognizing Nina Lucy Elijah Tosie for being the oldest living person in the State of Kosrae.

L.R. No. 8-06

Expressing sincerest condolences to the family of the late Alfonso Fanechigiy from the State of Yap.

L.R No. 8-07

To amend the Kosrae State Legislature Rules of Procedure by adding a new Part 9 to include new rules to guide the operations of each Municipal Delegation of the Legislature.

L.R. No. 8-08

Expressing sincere appreciation of the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature to the Latter Day Saint medical team for their dedicated effort for a commendable donation and services to the people in the State of Kosrae.

L.R. No. 8-09

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L.R. No. 8-10

Acknowledging and recognizing the staff of the Department of Health Services for their professionalism, self-sacrifice, diligence and commitment in serving the people of Kosrae.

L.R. No. 8-11

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L.R. No. 8-12

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Alik S. Isaac to serve as the Director of the Department of Administration and Finance.

L.R. No. 8-13

Amending Rules 3.4, 3.6, 4.2.1, 4.2.2 and 4.2.6 of the Rules of Procedures for Kosrae State Legislature, for purpose of establishing the new Standing Committee of Municipal, Cultural and Social Affairs and mandating the Legislative Counsel to supervise and direct the work of the Legal Aides.

L.R. No. 8-14

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Lyndon L. Cornelius to be Director of the Department of Resources and Economic Affairs.

L.R. No. 8-15

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Chang B. William to serve as the Associate Justice for the Kosrae State Court.

L.R. No. 8-16

Approving the lease agreement between Kosrae State Government and Black-Micro Corporation for the use of Okat Dock Warehouse.

L.R. No. 8-17

To supplement L.R. No. 10-284, L.D.1, by increasing the total funds estimated to be available from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

L.R. No. 8-18

To supplement L.R. No. 10-284, L.D.1, by increasing the total funds estimated to be available from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

L.R. No. 8-19

To recognize and honor former Senator Palikun M. Shrew of Malem Municipality for his many years of dedicated service to the Kosrae State Legislature and to wish him continued success in the years ahead.

L.R. No. 8-20

To recognize and honor former Senator Jefferson M. Timothy of Malem Municipality for his many years of dedicated service to the Kosrae State Legislature and to wish him continued success in the years ahead.

L.R. No. 8-21

Requesting the Governor of Kosrae State to restrict off-island travel of certain executive officials and employees to render their availability during legislative sessions.

L.R. No. 8-22

Requesting FSM Congress to amend Public Law No. 18-107 to grant the State Government the discretion to determine the optimum use of the additional 20% increased of revenue sharing for the State Government.

L.R. No. 8-23

Urging Governor Lyndon H. Jackson to assist the Lelu Senior Citizen of their aspiration to use public land located at the Lelu Causeway adjecent to the National Aquaculture Center for purpose to establish a trading center or market for agricultural goods and produce.

L.R. No. 8-24

Expressing deepest sympathy of the 11th Kosrae State Legislature for the victims and survivors of the devastating super typhoon Maysak.

L.R. No. 8-25

To recognize and honor former Senator Jefferson M. Timothy of Malem Municipality for his many years of dedicated service to the Kosrae State Legislature and to wish him continued success in the years ahead.

L.R. No. 8-26

Expressing the support and position of the 11th Kosrae State Legislature in relation to FSM's accession to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

L.R. No. 8-27

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Smith T. Sigrah to serve as a board member of the Kosrae Port Authority.

L.R. No. 8-28

Amending Rule 3.4, 4.2.1, 4.2.2 and 4.2.6 of the Rules of Procedures for Kosrae State Legislature, for purpose of establishing the new Standing Committee of Municipal, Cultural and Social Affairs.

L.R. No. 8-29

Amending Rule 3.6 of the Rules of Procedures for Kosrae State Legislature to mandate the Legislative Counsel to supervise and direct the work of the Legal Aides.

L.R. No. 8-29

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Winton Clarence to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae State Housing Authority.

L.R. No. 8-31

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Palikkun Kilafwasru to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae State Housing Authority.

L.R. No. 8-32

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Jonah Nena to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae State Housing Authority.

L.R. No. 8-33

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Arthur Jonas to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae State Housing Authority.

L.R. No. 8-34

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Paul Aaron to serve as a member of the Price Control Commission.

L.R. No. 11-35

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Linson Waguk to serve as a member of the Price Control Commission.

L.R. No. 11-36

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Ann Noda to serve as a member of the Price Control Commission.

L.R No. 11-37

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Salik Thomson to serve as a member of the Price Control Commission.

L.R. No. 11-38

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Hairom Livaie to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae Utility Authority.

L.R. No. 11-39

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Skipper Ittu to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Scholarship Board of Directors.

L.R. No. 11-40

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Norinston Joe to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Scholarship Board of Directors.

L.R. No. 11-41

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Vinton Benjamin to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Education Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-42

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Nena M. William to serve as a member of the Price Control Commission.

L.R. No. 11-43

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. George A. Tilfas to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae State Housing Authority.

L.R. No. 11-44

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Alokoa E. Sigrah to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Sports Council.

L.R. No. 11-45

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Jacob T. Isaac to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Sports Council.

L.R. No. 11-46

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Tara Y. Tara to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Sports Council.

L.R. No. 11-47

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Marciano Waguk to serve a member of the Kosrae State Sports Council.

L.R. No. 11-48

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Jorim Mike to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Sports Council.

L.R. No. 11-49

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Isao Mike to serve as a member of the Kosrae Broadcast Authority.

L.R. No. 11-50

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Kun J. Kun to serve as a member of the Kosrae Broadcast Authority.

L.R. No. 11-51

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Marciano Waguk to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-52

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Moses C. Timothy to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-53

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Wilton Waguk to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R No. 11-54

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Switson Robert to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-55

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Salik Talley to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-56

Consenting to the nomination of Ms. Martha C. Segal to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-57

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Barry I. Mongkeya to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-58

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Joseph Killin to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-59

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Yoshiro Andon to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-60

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Clain B. William to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-61

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Beaker Jerry to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-62

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Isaac S. Isaac to serve as a member of the Election Commission.

L.R. No. 11-63

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Nena M. Tolenoa to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae Utility Authority.

L.R. No. 11-64

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Sidney I. Jesse to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Visitors Bureau.

L.R. No. 11-65

Consenting to the nomination of Ms. Andriet R. Tilfas to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Visitors Bureau.

L.R. No. 11-66

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Hamilson Phillip to serve as a member of the Kosrae Visitors Bureau.

L.R. No. 11-67

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Hamilson Phillip to serve as a member of the Kosrae Visitors Bureau.

L.R. No. 11-68

Approving the lease agreement between Kosrae State Government and Liancheng Overseas Fishery Co. Ltd.

L.R. No. 11-69

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Quartus Esau to serve as a member of the Kosrae Price Control Commission

L.R No. 11-70

Calling for support of the esteemed members of the 19th FSM Congress to the nomination of Mrs. Lorrie Johnson-Asher to serve as Chief Public Defender for the Federated States of Micronesia.

L.R. No. 11-71

Congratulating and honoring Mr. Kalwin L. Kephas in his successful achievement and for his appointment as Secretary of FSM Department of Education.

L.R. No. 11-72

Congratulating the members of the 2015 Kosrae State Debate Team for their exuberant performance upon which they triumphed and garnered the number one seat of the FSM Law Day debate competition.

L.R. No. 11-73

To amend the Rules of Procedure adopted by the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature to establish a deadline by which Committtees must report out bills.

L.R. No. 11-74

Commending Mrs. Lorrie Johnson-Asher for her dedicated service to the Office of the Attorney General and the State of Kosrae.

L.R No. 11-75

Approving and adopting the Kosrae State Joint State Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change.

L.R. No. 11-76

Amending the Legislature Rules of Procedure to add a new Rule, Rule 4.11, to provide for the holding of public hearings by Municipal Delegation and related matters.

L.R. No. 11-77

Amending Rule 3.4, 4.2.1, 4.2.2 and 4.2.6 of the Rules of Procedure for Kosrae State Legislature, for purpose of establishing the new Standing Committee of Land and Municipal Affairs.

L.R. No. 11-78

Expressing heartfelt and sincere condolences of the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature, on behalf of the people of Kosrae, to the family of the late Bradford-Lee Nena Gifford Nena and Jeremy Nena Gifford Nena, for their untimely passing.

L.R. No. 11-79

Expressing heartfelt and sincere condolences of the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature, on behalf of the people of Kosrae, to the family of the late Kesler Jr. Kesler Lakutak, for their untimely passing.

L.R. No. 11-80

Calling the Office of the State Public Auditor to conduct a special audit on Kosrae Housing Authority and Kosrae Visitor's Bureau and to report to Kosrae State Legislature.

L.R. No. 11-81

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Mark A. Jesperson to serve as the Attorney General for the State of Kosrae

L.R. No. 11-82

Urging Governor Lyndon H. Jackson to improve the executive's protocol, coordination, and work regarding legal drafting and submission of bills, resolutions and other measures for legislative consideration.

L.R. No. 11-83

Expressing hearfelt condolences of the members of the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature to the family of the late beloved mother Mrs. Florence N. Luckymis for her passing.

L.R. No. 11-84

Expressing the sincerest sympathy and heartfelt condolences of the Members of the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature to the bereaved family of the late Herbert "Sialik" R. Timothy for his passing.

L.R. No. 11-85

Expressing Kosrae State Legislature's grave concern of the position of United States Office of Insular Affaris to reduce substantial compact funding for Fiscal Year 2016, the result of which may cause disruption of delivery of essential government functions and services, subjective elimination of government positions and empoyment for local workers, economic and social displacement of many Kosraean families.

L.R. No. 11-86

Expressing heartfelt condolences of the members of the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislatrure to the family of the late Mrs. Cecilia Kioko Takeo Likiaksa.

L.R. No. 11-87

Urging the State Energy Taskforce and Kosrae Utility Authority to consider expenditure power-line extensions in the State encouraging residents to relocate to higher grounds.

L.R. No. 11-88

Amending the Legislature Rules of Procedure by amending 2.3 to provide that informing the Governor of session's commencement or adjournment is liberal and discretionary, not mandatory; and further to add that the Chief Justice may also be informed if session's commencement or adjournment when and if proper.

L.R. No. 11-89

Urging a joint meeting between the Municipal Government Leaders and the Standing Committee of Land and Municipal Affairs.

L.R. No. 11-90

Setting forth the total funds estimated to be available from the Amended Compact Fund, the United States Grant Fund, the State Revenue Fund and the Foreign Assistance Fund for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016 and requesting the Governor to notify the Legtislature of any changes in the amount available from the funds of the Kosrae State Treasury.

L.R. No. 11-91

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Jeffrey S. Tilfas to serve as the Attorney General for the State of Kosrae.

L.R. No. 11-92

Expressing utmost appreciation to Gifford I. Sigrah, Ronny George, Ronald Albert and George C. George who volunteered in the relief efforts towards the restoration of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas after Typhoon Soudelor.

L.R. No. 11-93

Amending Rule 4.8 of the Rules of Procedures for Kosrae State Legislature to improve the procedure governing committee reporting of legislative measures.

L.R. No. 11-94

Calling for support of the esteemed members of the 19th FSM Congress to the nomination of Mrs. Lorrie Johnson-Asher to serve as Chief Public DefenConsenting to the nomination of Mr. Lipar L. George to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae Utility Authority.der for the Federated States of Micronesia.

L.R. No. 11-95

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Isao J. Mike to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Kosrae Utility Authority.

L.R No. 11-96

Expressing the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature's congratulations to Senator Robert I. Taulung for being the new Vice President for the Association of the Pacific Island Legislatures (APIL)

L.R. No. 11-97

Requesting urgent assistance from the FSM National Government to help resolve the current financial crisis for Kosrae State Government actuated by JEMCO decision not to fund essential government functions, programs and services.

L.R. No. 11-98

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Norinston Joe to serve as a board member of the Kosrae Port Authority.

L.R. No. 11-99

Consenting to the nomination of Mayor Ben Jesse to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Health Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-100

Consenting to the nomination of Mayor Jacob Z. George to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Health Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-101

Consenting to the nomination of Mayor Grant A. Jonas to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Health Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-102

Consenting to the nomination of Mayor Patterson B. Benjamin to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Health Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-103

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Fores Abraham to serve as a board member of the Broadcast Authority.

L.R. No. 11-104

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. McDonald Ittu to serve as a board member of the Broadcast Authority.

L.R. No. 11-105

Consenting to the nomination of Rev. Edmond H. Salik to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Health Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-106

Endorsing the inner road construction projects as one of the highest infrastructure priority projects for the State of Kosrae and for other purposes.

L.R No. 11-107

Expressing gratitude and appreciation of the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature to following entities and individuals for sponsoring the Kosrae State Fair 2015 - the Office of the Governor, Department of Resources and Economic Affairs, Kosrae Chamber of Commerce, Pacific Islands Development Bank, Bank of Guam, Bank of the FSM, FSM Development Bank, FSMPC, Tafunsak Municipal Government, Malem Municipal Government, L&H Company, Luen Thai, Mr. Ronny P. Tilfas, Ms. Movida Mumma, Mr. Richard J. Ahraham, Mr. Standon Andrew, Mr. Wilson Allen and Mr. Robert J. Weilbacher.

L.R. No. 11-108

Requesting Kosrae Utility Authority and Governor of Kosrae State to take the necessary actions to extend the power service from Meloh to Las, Tafunsak.

L.R. No. 11-109

Requesting Kosrae Utility Authority and Governor of Kosrae State to take the necessary actions to extend the power service from Wan Utwe to Israc, Utwe.

L.R. No. 11-110

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Vernet S. Waguk to serve as a board member of the Broadcast Authority.

L.R. No. 11-111

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Stanley Rafilman to serve as a member of the Kosrae Business Development Council.

L.R. No. 11-112

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Sidney Skilling to serve as a member of the Kosrae Education Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-113

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Robert Jonas to serve as a member of the Kosrae Education Advisory Board.ing to the nomination of Mayor Jacob Z. George to serve as a member of the Kosrae State Health Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-114

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Nimos Salik to serve as a member of the Kosrae Eduction Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-115

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Jackson Albert to serve as a member of the Kosrae Education Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-116

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Bruce Andrew to serve as a member of the Kosrae Education Advisory Board.

L.R. No. 11-117

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Nena Mike to serve as a member of the Kosrae Business Development Council.

L.R. No. 11-118

Expressing the sincerest sympathy and heartfelt condolences of the Members of the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature to the family of the late Jonah O. Nena for his passing.

.L.R. No. 11-119

Requesting the Governor to consider retired individuals for vacancies or replacements of boards, commissions or other government agencies membership is required.

L.R. No. 11-120

Amending Article IV, Section 2 and Section 3 of the Constitution of the State of Kosrae in order to reduce the number of Senators from fourteen to ten in order to meet the financial demands placed on the State of Kosrae due to the reduction of outside funding.

L.R. No. 11-121

Expressing sincere appreciations and gratitude by the Members of the 11th Kosrae State Legislature to all the donors of goods and services to the 56th Board of Directors meeting held on December 2-4, 2015 in the State of Kosrae.

L.R. No. 11-122

Amending Article IV, Section 2 and Section 3 of the Constitution of the State of Kosrae in order to reduce the number of Senators from fourteen to ten in order to meet the financial demands placed on the State of Kosrae due to the reduction of outside funding.

L.R. No. 11-123

Endorsing the selection of the Kosrae Airport Terminal Improvement Project and Construction of Inner Roads as Kosrae's top two priorities for the 2016 Development Partners Forum in the FSM, and for other purposes.

L.R. No. 11-124

Urging the Governor of the State of Kosrae to conduct an appraisal and valuation on assests owned by Kosrae Island Development Corporation (KIDCO), formerly known as the SEMO, Micronesia.

L.R. No. 11-125

Requesting the President of the FSM to take the necessary immediate action to seek the expansion of services from Air Nauru to include the transporation of mail to and from Kosrae.

L.R. No. 11-126

Requesting the FSM National Government to Transfer ownership and control of the National Aquarium Center in Kosrae to Kosrae State Government.

L.R. No. 11-127

Expressing the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature's sincere appreciation to Mr. Tosie K. Elley for his years of dedicated services to the Kosrae State Legislature until his resignation on November 30, 2015.

L.R. No. 11-128

Expressing the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature's sincerest congratulations to Associate Justice Chang B. William for being the first ever sitting Judge to pass the FSM Supreme Court Bar Exam.

L.R. No. 11-129

Expressing heartfelt condolences of the members of the Eleventh Kosrae State Legislature to the family and friends of the late Reverend Takumi R. George.

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Boldon P. Abraham to serve as a member of the Micronesia Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors.

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Gerson A. Jackson to serve as a member of the Micronesia Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors.

Setting forth the total funds estimated to be available from the United State Grant Fund, the Revenue Fund and the Foreign Assistance Fund for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and requesting the Governor to notify the Legislature of any changes in the amount available from the funds of the Treasury.

Expressing the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature's sincere appreciation to Ms. Catherine Allen for her dedicated services to the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature.

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Marston Luckymis to serve as a board member of the Education Advisory Board.

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. J.D. Lee to serve as the Kosrae State Attorney General.

Requesting the KUA Board and Management to consider inclusion of the Fuel Adjustment Charge into its regular billing rate structure.

Requesting the FSM Office of the President to assist the State of Kosrae with its problem with Continental Airlines' current flight schedule to and from Kosrae

L.R. No. 8-138

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Setting forth the total funds estimated to be available from the United States Grant Fund, the Revenue Fund and the Foreign Assistance Fund for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and requesting the governor to notify the Legislature of any changes in the amount available from the funds of the Treasury.

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Gaius F. Nedlic to serve as a member of the Micronesian Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors.

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Steven L. George to serve as a member of the Micronesian Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors.

Setting forth the total funds estimated to be available from the United States Grant Fund, the Revenue
Fund and the Foreign Assistance Fund for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and requesting the
Governor to notify the Legislature of any changes in the amount available from the funds of the
Treasury.

consenting the nomination of Mr. Reedson P. Abraham to serve as Director for the Department of Agriculture Land and Fisheries.

Authorizing the obtaining of overdraft protection for the bank accounts of the Kosrae State Government at the Bank of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kosrae Branch.

Adopting and endorsing the Kosrae Sports Development Plan of 2005 by the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature.

Expressing the intent of the State of Kosrae to satisfy United States Department of Agriculture requirements for disbursement of the USA Rural Development Self-Help Housing Program Predevelopment Grant in the amount of $7,600.00 by providing a guarantee to replace any funds that are lost, stolen or mishandled.

Authorizing the State of Kosrae to submit an application for a Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Administrative Grant with the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Housing Program.

Expressing the Kosrae State Legislature's endorsement of the 2004 Kosrae Tourism Master Plan: An Operations Plan to increase Visitors as an official tourism planning document for the State of Kosrae.

Expressing the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature's sincere sadness and extending its condolences to the family of the late Tulpe J. Tilfas .

Expressing the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature's sincere sadness and extending its condolences to the family of the late Joel K. Tilfas.

L.R. No. 8-151

Proposing the adding of a new rule to the Procedural Rules of the Kosrae State Legislature to require Senators' attendance at Committee Meetings and allowing for salary deduction for unexcused absences.

L.R. No. 8-152

Proposing amendments to the Kosrae State Constitution, Article XV to reduce the costs to the State by eliminating the Constitutional Convention as a legal mechanism for amendments of the Constitution.

L.R. No. 8-153

Expressing sincere condolences of the members of the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature to the family of the late Army Specialist Derence "Jeff" Weilbacher Jack.

L.R. No. 8-154

Respectfully requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia, on behalf of the people of the Federated States of Micronesia, to seek the support of the Government of the United States of America for the continuation of funding for the College Work Study Program and the SEOG Grant, which were made available to the citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia under the terms of the original Compact of Free Association, to assist them in their post-secondary education in the FSM and abroad.

L.R. No. 8-155

Consenting to the nomination of Mr. Paliknoa K. Welly to serve as an Assistant Justice of the Kosrae State Land Court.

L.R. No. 8-156

Expressing the sincerest appreciation of the members of the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature to Reverend Elden . Buck for publishing the 1st edition of the book entitled "Island of Angels".

L.R. No. 8-157

Respectfully requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia, on behalf of the people of the Federated States of Micronesia, to establish an Embassy in the Commonwealth of Australia.

L.R. No. 8-158

Respectfully requesting the President of the Federated States of Micronesia, on behalf of the people of Kosrae, to obey Article XII Section 1 (b) of the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia and distribute the foreign financial assistance received from the People's Republic of China pursuant to the Agreement between the Federated States of Micronesia and the People's Republic of China executed on November 28, 2005, equally between all the States of the Federated States of Micronesia and the national government.

L.R. No. 8-159

Expressing the Eighth Kosrae State Legislature's sincere condolences to Senator Bob Skilling for the
passing of his parents, the late Harris H. Skilling and the late Elizabeth H. Skilling.

L.R. No. 8-160