9th Kosrae State Legislative Bills

L.B. No.  Title                                                                                                             

L.B. No. 9-01

To appropriate the sum of $65,599 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding certain forestry projects in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-02

To appropriate the sum of $3,324.00 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the Local Close Up program in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-03

To establish lapsing dates for State Public Projects appropriated under the Compact Capital Account of the Kosrae State Treasury; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-04

To amend Subsection 3.1101(5), 3.1104(1), 3.1301(1), 3.1302(2), 3.1501(1), 3.1502(3)(a) and Section 3.1801 of Title 3 of the Kosrae State Code to modify the limit period provided for a candidate and to eliminate Special Polling Places outside of the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-05

Relating to promoting the public purposes of the State of Kosrae b regulating the leasing of public Land; to amend Chapter 1, Title 11 of the Kosrae State Code at Section 11.101 and Section 11.712; and to propose new coding at Section 11.105 to Section 11.112 and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-06

To amend Title 13, Chapter 7, Section 13.703 of the Kosrae State Code to include a new subsection (25) which shall make a driving with a child on the driver's lap and [or] standing or sitting at the driver's window while the vehicle is running, a traffic offense. 

L.B. No. 9-07

To amend Title 6, Chapter 49 Section 6.4909 of the Kosrae State Code, to add a new subsection to establish and impose a probation fee upon probationers; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-08

To criminalize the intentional or reckless transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

L.B. No. 9-09

To amend Title 9, Section 9.202 of the Kosrae State Code regarding the sales tax imposed on certain items imported into and sold within the state; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-10

To amend Title 10, Chapter 5, Section 10.501 of the Kosrae State Code to clarify the circumstances under which State funds may be disbursed in advance of receipt of monies granted by the national government; and to propose new coding for a new section 10.502 to require that the State shall not make any payments on behalf of any third party without the approval of the Legislature; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-11

To amend Title 9.201 of the Kosrae State code regarding the sales tax imposed on certain items imported into and sold within the State; and for other purposes.

L.B. No.9-12

To add a new Chapter 10, to the Kosrae State Code title 2, designating Yenyen Island, located in the municipality of Lelu as a conservation area for fruit bats, and to amend Title 13 of the Kosrae State Code by adding a new Section 13.555, stipulating that endangering of fruit bats is a public offense; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-13

To amend Kosrae State Code, Title 1, Chapter 2, Sections 1.201, to define the term "resident"; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-14

To amend S.L. 8-168, by supplementing the operation budget for the Rural Development-Kosrae by $44,548.50 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for fiscal ear ending September 30, 2007; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-15

To appropriate the sum of $25,000.00 from the Local Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to provide funding for the Kosrae Seventh-Days Adventist classroom construction and renovation project in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-16

To repeal State Law No. 8-172; a state law that amended Section 18.601(3) of the Kosrae State code by establishing a new public service compensation plan; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-17

To amend State Law No. 8-171, Section 3, to reduce the amount appropriated to the Legislature for representation funds by $14,000 and to appropriate the amount of $14,000 to fund the operation of the four municipal governments in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-18

To enact a new Title 11, Chapter 7 of the Kosrae State Code to provide for an regulate the partition of real property in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-19

To amend Title 9.201 of the Kosrae State Code regarding the sales tax imposed on certain items imported into and sold within the State; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-20

To amend Title 9.201 of the Kosrae State Code regarding the sales tax imposed on certain items imported into and sold within the State; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-21

Relating to the repeal of Title 16, Chapter 2 of the Kosrae State code and proposing coding for a new Title 16, Chapter 2 of the Kosrae State Code to create a new Probate Code for the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-22

To further amend Title 6, Section 6.3708 (2) of the Kosrae State code as amended, to waive that 30-day notice and posting period by request showing good cause for the waiver; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-23

To establish a liaison body to be called Kosrae Health Liaison Council for the State Government of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-24

To repeal Title 7, Section 115, and Title 18, Section 408 in its entirety, of the Kosrae State Code, and to propose a new coding for Title 18, Section 408, to conform the regulation of the Social Security retirement beneficiaries; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-25

To amend Title 10, Section 10.204 and subsection (1) of Section 10.205 of the Kosrae State code and to repeal Title 10, Section 10.206 of the Kosrae State Code and propose new coding for Title 10, Section 10.206 of the Kosrae State code; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-26

To amend Title 13 at Section 13.509 of the Kosrae State Code to require that any construction company, person driving the vehicle to clean up any debris made on the primary roadway in the State; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-27

To amend Title 18, Chapter 6, Section 18.601, and Title 18 of the Kosrae State Code, by the addition of a new subsection 4, so as to establish a moratorium on the operation of $18.601(3) as amended by State Law 8-172 until the end of Fiscal Year 2007; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-28

To amend Kosrae State Code Title 5, Title 10, title 11, Title 14 and Title 19, at Section 1.305, Section 5.201, 5.202, 5.206, 7.506, 7.508, 7.509, 7.1003, 7.1206, 7.1208, 9.408, 9.2101, 10.101, 10.202, 10.205, 10.207, 10.208, 10.213, 10.703, 11.304, 11.401, 11.503, 11.504, 11.505, 11.507, 11.508, 11.509, 11.1101, 11.1102, 11.1401, 11.1402, 11.1501, 11.1503, 13.627, 14.104, 14.204, 14.206, 15.303, 15.501, 17.104, 18.102, and 19.101, to restructure certain principal departments and functions thereof within the Executive Branch, renaming and renumbering; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-29

To repeal  Title 19, Chapter 4 in the Kosrae State code, by adding a new section 19.403; prohibiting fishing activities and Title 13, section 544 to include fishing violation within the premises of boat marinas in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-30

To amend Title 4, Chapter 2, section 4.201 of the Kosrae State code to establish a third regular legislative session for the Legislature to deal with the annual budget; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-31

To repeal Subsection (9) under Title 13, Section 626; in the Kosrae State Code in its entirety; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-32

To amend Kosrae State Code at Title 17, Section 17.204 to increase motor vehicle registration fee; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-33

To authorize the Governor, on behalf of the State of Kosrae, to borrow from the Federated States of Micronesia those funds voted by the Congress to be made available as a loan to the State of Kosrae and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-34

To amend the enabling legislation of the Business Development Council; to correct typographical errors and to clarify the duties and obligations of the Council; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-35

To re-designate those funds previously appropriated from the Capital Improvement Project Funds as General Revenue for the purpose of funding the operations of the State Government and repayment of outstanding debt; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-36

To amend State Law No. 8-171, at Sections 2, 3, 4, and 6 to make adjustments necessary to the Local Revenue Fund to appropriate funds for the 3rd Quarter of the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-37

To amend Title 10, Section 10.305 of the Kosrae State Code by the addition of a new subsection (1) to mandate approval by the Kosrae State Legislature prior to the acceptance of any Grant, Agency Program funding or Relief Aid to the State, Branch of State Government, State agency or government financed organization, from any organization or entity that would require matching funds to be provided by the State as a condition of the grant; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-38

To establish a Kosrae State Board of Education; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-39

To create a new Chapter 6, under the Kosrae State Code, Title 7, to preserve and protect the historical and cultural heritage of Kosrae; to establish the Kosrae Traditional Heritage Council, the Society of Historians, the State Registry of Historical Properties; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-40

To establish a lapse dates for funds in the amount of $20,000.00 appropriated to fund Kosrae State Workmen's Compensation for fiscal year 2000 by State Law 7-52 from the Compact Current Account of the United States Grant Fund in the Kosrae State Treasury; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-41

To appropriate the sum of $1,025,954 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to be deposited in the Amended Comapct Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-42

To amend Kosrae State Code Title 9, Section 9.501, to increase the maximum annual commercial license fee that may be imposed by municipal government; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-43

To appropriate the sum of $267,213.00 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of partially retiring the $500,000 credit facility used by the State of Kosrae for payroll expenses; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-44

To appropriate the sum of $206,842.00 from the Revenue Fund off the Kosrae State Treasury to be made payable to all pending unreleased Compact sector checks; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-45

To approve the terms of the Kosrae Stabilization Loan Agreement between the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Sate of Kosrae; and to appropriate and direct the obligation of the security required by the Loan Agreement; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-46

To amend Kosrae State Code Title 1, Title 4, Title 5, Title 10, Title 11, Title 14, and Title 19, at Section 1.305, Section 5.201, 5.202, 5.206, 7.506. 7.508, 7.509, 7.1003, 7.1206, 7.1208, 9.403, 9.2101, 10.101, 10.202, 10.205, 10.207.1, 10.207.2, 10.208, 10.213, 10.703, 11.304, 11.401, 11.503, 11.504, 11.505, 11.507, 11.508, 11.509, 11.1101, 11.1102, 11.1401, 11.1402, 11.1501, 11.1503, 13.627, 14.104, 14.206, 15.303, 15.501, 17.104, 18.102 and 19.101, to restructure certain principal departments and functions thereof within the Executive Branch, renaming and renumbering; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-47

To appropriate the sum of $10,158,170 from the United States Grant Fund; the sum of $2,634,987 from the State Local Revenue Fund; the sum of $1,008,922 from the Foreign Assistance Fund; the sum of $165,471 from the Airport Utilization Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, for the purpose of funding the operations of all branches of the Kosrae State Government, its agencies, various programs, and infrastructure development projects; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-48

To amend Kosrae State Code Title 13, Chapter 7, Section 13.703, adding subsection (26), requiring seat belts used while driving on public roadways; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-49

To amend Title 6, Chapter 311 of the Kosrae State Code by repealing Subsection 5 of Section 6.3103, and proposing new coding for a new Subsection 5 to provide for an extension of the jurisdiction of the Kosrae State Court to issue adoption degree for children who are born outside of the FSM and are not citizens of the FSM; and to amend Section 6.3104 by proposing coding for a new Subsection 3 deeming a foreign born child adopted pursuant to Title 6, Chapter 31 to be a citizen of the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-50

To appropriate the sum of $1,500.00 from the State Revenue Fund off the Kosrae State Treasury to provide funding for the Special Election to be held in Malem Municipal Government; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-51

To amend Title 7, Chapter 2 Sections 17.207 of the Kosrae State Code to set a specific expiration date and renewal month for all motor vehicles; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-52

To amend title 7, Chapter 1, Section 7.103 by inserting a new subsection (1) to require that Kosrae State Government elected officials and Department Heads not be appointed to the board of any Kosrae State Government boards, agencies, authorities or government financed organizations unless such appointment is authorized by the law creating the board, agency, authority or government financed organizations; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-53

To amend Title 10, Chapter 6 by adding a new Section 10.602 and a new Section 10.603 to regulate the process of appointment of the Kosrae State representative to the Compact Management Board of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia and to require prompt reporting or Board activities to the Executive and Legislature; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-54

To amend Title 10, Part II of the Kosrae State Code by the addition of a new Chapter 17 entitled Recreational Use of the Marine Space; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-55

To appropriate the sum of $353,177 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of supplementing the operations of certain governmental entities for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-56

To amend State Law No. 8-168, at Sections 2 to apportion previously appropriated funds therein; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-57

To further amend State Law No. 8-163, as amended by State Law No. 8-171 and 9-9, at Sections 11 and 12 to de-appropriate funds previously appropriated therein; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-58

To renumber the erroneously numbered Chapter 5, entitled "Port Authority", in Title 7 of the Kosrae State Code from Chapter 5 to Chapter 6; and to amend the new sections 7.606 and 7.608 thereby created so as to reflect the intended restructuring of the Port Authority; and to amend sections 7.503 and 7.506 of the Chapter 5 entitled "Visitors Bureau" so that those sections will have the wording in effect prior to the passage of S.L. 9-15; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-59

To reinstate the requirement of possessing a valid drinking permit in order to purchase or consume alcohol beverages; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-60

To appropriate the sum of $36,393 from the Foreign Assistance Fund from the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding certain FEMA Projects in Kosrae; and for other purposes

L.B. No. 9-61

To amend the Kosrae State Code, Title 13, Section 13.517 (2) and 13.517 (8), to extend the drinking age from twenty-one years of age to twenty-five years of age; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-62

To amend Title 13, Chapter 7, Section 13.703 of the Kosrae State Code by adding a new subsection (26) to make it an offense to use a hand held cell phone while operating a moving vehicle; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-63

To amend Chapter 7 of Title 13 of the Kosrae State at Section 13.703 subsection 16 to provide for a mandatory citation for parking in such a way as to impede or block traffic; to allow 60 days after the passage of the Bill before it to become effective to allow for public education before the law comes into effect; to correct a typographical error; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-64

To amend Title 10, Chapter 2, Section 10.209, to require the submission of a trip report in order to receive payment of travel expenses incurred by a traveler on State Business and to require a copy of the trip report to be transmitted to the Office of the Speaker; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-65

To amend Title 13, Chapter 6 of the Kosrae State Code by adding a new subsection 10 and a new subsection 11 forbidding campaign activities during election day and requiring the removal of campaign advertising from public property by 12:00 a.m of election day; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-66

To amend Title 18, by adding Chapter 8 entitled "The Reduction in Force Assistance Program" to create a fund for those state government employees subject to layoff due to a Reduction In Force; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-67

To amend Title 18, Section 18.601 subsection (3) and to repeal Title 18, Section 18.601 subsection (4) of the Kosrae State Code to reduce the salary schedule for employees and ositions in the public service system by five (5) per cent; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-68

To amend title 9, Section 9.202 of the Kosrae State Code regarding the sales tax imposed on certain items imported into and sold within the State; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-69

To amend Kosrae State Code, Title 4.301 and 4.304; Title 5, Section 5.501 and 5.508; Title 6, Section 6.1203 and 6.1206; Title 10, Section 10.410; and Title 11, Section 11.609 to conform with State Law _____ instituting a 5% pay reduction for certain State Government employees and to suspend the entitlement to representation funds; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-70

To appropriate the sum of $373,786 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of supplementing the operations of certain governmental entities for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-71

To amend Title 7, Chapter 1, Section 7.115 and Title 18, Chapter 4, Section 18.408 of the Kosrae State Code in order to eliminate the Early Retirement Program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-72

To amend the Kosrae State Code, Title 10, Chapter 2, Section 10.205, subsection (g), to add a new subsection (1), to designate the Cancer Revolving Funds account; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-73

To amend Title 7, Chapter 13, Section 7.1313 to require consultation with the Kosrae State Legislature and the Governor of the State of Kosrae before any increase in the price of diesel or gasoline fuel sold for domestic use in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-74

To amend Title 9 Section 9.201 and Section 9.403(1) of the Kosrae State code to enlarge the period for payment of the sales tax imposed on certain items imported into and sold within the State; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-75

To amend State Law 9-27, to clarify the eligibility of contract employees for the Reduction In Force Program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-76

To amend State Law No. 9-21, at Section 1 and Section 2, to supplement the operation of the Kosrae State Legislature for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-77

To appropriate the sum of $3,500.00 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to provide funding for for the 2007 Liberation Day to be held in the Municipal Governments of the State; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-78

To establish the Department of Education for Kosrae State by amending, repealing and superseding Title 12 at Part I of the Kosrae State Code and various State laws as they relate to the education system in Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-79

To amend Title 15, to add a new section 15.107 to designate the airfield, port and dock areas at Okat, Tafunsak as a commercial and industrial area and to permit businesses to operate on Sunday; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-80

To amend Section 6 of the State Law No. 8-158 to extend the lapse date on the overdraft facility provided by the Bank of the FSM; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-81

To amend Title 18, by adding amending Chapter 8, Sections 18.807 and 18.808 of "The Reduction in Force Assistance Program" to extend the period of compensation from one to two years; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-82

To amend Section 3 of the State Law No. 9-23 to extend the lapse date on the appropriation for the Special Election to be held in Malem and Utwe Municipal Governments and Tafunsak Constitutional Convention and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-83

To amend Title 9, Chapter 22 of the Kosrae State Code at Section 9.2202(2) & (3) and Section 9.2203(3) in order to simplify the procedures for the appointment of the Recycling Agent and promulgation of amended Regulations; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-84

Amending Title 4 of the Kosrae State Code by adding a new Chapter 5 designating the Building housing the Chamber of the Kosrae State Legislature as the James R. Palsis Building; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-85

To appropriate the sum of $5,000 from the Local Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to provide funding for the operation of the USDA Rural Development Office; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-86

To appropriate the sum of $700 from the Local Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to provide funding for the Kosrae Nursing Association to host the 34th American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council Annual Conference.

L.B. No. 9-87

To appropriate the sum of $23,438.00 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the environmental monitoring project for the Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-88

To amend the Title of State Law No. 9-33, by changing total amounts appropriated from United States Grant Fund and Local Revenue Fund to reflect the actual total appropriation; and to amend Section 3, and Section 4, to reinstate the line item-vetoed amount for operation of the Legislature and amend a typographical error in Section 11; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-89

To amend title 11, Section 11.609 of the Kosrae State Code to increase the annual compensation for the Principal Land Court Justice and the Associate Land Court Justice; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-90

To further amend State Law No.8-169 at Section 3, to extend the lapse date from September 30, 2007 to September 30, 2008; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-91

To amend Kosrae State Code, Title 2, Section 2.501(1)(h), to change the day for observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday celebration; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-92

To amend Kosrae State Code, Title 13, Chapter 5, by adding Section 13.557, to prohibit the sales of tobacco products in partial packages or unsealed packages; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-93

To amend Kosrae State Code, Title 13, Chapter 5, by adding Section 13.554, to ban all forms of advertisements for tobacco products in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-94

To propose a new coding for Title 6, Chapter 48 of the Kosrae State code that will allow for a state-wide night time curfew for juveniles; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-95

To amend Title 9, Chapter 21, Section 9.2102 of the Kosrae State Code to exempt those Kosrae State Senior Citizens who have reached the age of sixty (60) years from the airport Utilization Fee; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-96

To amend Kosrae State Code, Title 10, Section 10.205, to require that monies received by a Department, office or agency other than those prescribed by law be retained by the Division of finance and Budget and deposited into the State Treasury; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-97

To repeal State Laws 1-25, 3-99 and 4-8 to eliminate the Kosrae Farmer's Exchange Fund; the Production Development Loan Fund and the Fisheries Revolving Fund respectively; to amend Title 10, chapter 2, Section 10.205(1)(a) so as to eliminate the Marketing Support Fund and to establish a new Production Development Fund; to repeal subsections 10.205(2) and 10.205(3); and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-98

To amend the Kosrae State Code by addition of Title 16 of a new Part III entitled "Domestic Violence"; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-99

To repeal State Laws 1-25, 3-99 and 4-8 to eliminate the Kosrae Farmer's Exchange Fund; the Production Development Loan Fund and the Fisheries Revolving Fund respectively and to amend Title 10, Chapter 2 Section 10.205(1) by repealing subsections (a), (b), (e), (f), (g), (h), (i), and (l, to eliminate the Marketing Support Fund (established pursuant to 10.205(1)(a)), the Sports Council Fund, the State Scholarship Fund, the Broadcast Fund, the Yearbook Revolving Fund and the Court Fund respectively; and to repeal subsections (2) and (3) of Section 10.205 and to renumber the remaining subsections of Section 10.205(1); to amend Section 9.2205 to reflect the renumbering of the Code; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-100

To amend Title 6, Chapter 12 Section 6.1202 to be more specific on the requirements when considering a nomination for the State Court Justice; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-101

To amend Sections 6.4601 and 6.4604 of Title 6, Chapter 46 of the Kosrae State Code; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-102

To amend Title 7, Chapter 12 of the Kosrae State code by adding a new subsection 7.1202(5) requiring the Kosrae Utility Authority to publish a structure of rates for services rendered by the Authority by displaying on the face of the bill the actual charge, without calculating a separate fuel adjustment charge, for electricity per kilowatt hour or those services; to re-number the following subsections to reflect the addition of the new subsection; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-103

To amend Title 7 of the Kosrae State Code by inserting a new Chapter 7 entitled "Education Advisory Board" to establish an Educational Advisory Board; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-104

To amend Title 4, Chapter 2 of the Kosrae State Code to insert a new Section 4.204 to set a time period for the appropriate committee to act on the nomination for a State Court Justice and re-numbered the subsequent Sections of Chapter accordingly; to correct a typographical error in Section 4.203; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-105

To appropriate the sun of $1,185.00 and any interest accrued thereto from the Foreign Assistance Fund for the purpose of establishing and funding "Education PRIDE Project"; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-106

To appropriate the sum of $2,556 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the Kosrae Local Close Up Program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-107

To appropriate the sum of $152,171.36 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the coral and coastal monitoring project for the Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-108

To appropriate the sum of $319,140 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding certain USDOI/OMIP projects in Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-109

To appropriate the sum of $30,000 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to fund the operation of the Kosrae Office of Micronesian Legal Services Corporation for fiscal year 2008; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-110

To amend Title 9 of the Kosrae State Code by enacting a new Chapter 23 entitled the Persistent Organic Pollutants Act; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-111

To amend Title 11, of the Kosrae State Code by adding a new Chapter 17 to end the importation of non-recycling plastic bags and promote the use of locally produced, recyclable, and reusable bags as a way of reducing damage to the land and marine environment on Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-112

To appropriate the sum of $50,000 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to fund obligations under State Law 8-172 for the Government employees whose salaries are funded under the Local Revenue and/or Federal Programs; and for other purposes.

L.B. No.9-113

To amend State Law 9-27, to clarify the eligibility of contract employees for the Reduction In Force Program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-114

To amend Title 7 of the Kosrae State Code by inserting a new Chapter 8 entitled ""Health Advisory Board" to establish an Health Advisory Board; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-115

To amend Title 18, Section 18.107 of the Kosrae State Code, by inserting a new subsection 14 and renumbering the former subsection 14, to exempt employees of United States federally funded programs from the Public Service System Act; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-116

To amend Title 17, by renumbering section 17.302 to be consistent with the numbering scheme used elsewhere in the Kosrae State Code; amending subsection (2)(a)(ii); and inserting a new subsection (2)(a)(iii) to reduce the minimum age for an operator of a motor vehicle used as a passenger carrying taxi; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-117

To further amend State Law 9-21 as amended, to change the source of the appropriation of $22,000 of the Legislature's appropriation from the Foreign Assistance Fund to the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State treasury and to extend the lapse date on the appropriation from September 30, 2007 to April 30, 2008; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-118

To appropriate the sum of $100,000 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State treasury for the purpose of providing additional capital contribution to the Pacific Islands Development Bank for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008; and for other purposes.

.L.B. No. 9-119

To appropriate the sum of $500,000 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of supplementing funding for the Kosrae State Government Reform Program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-120

To appropriate the sum of $19,940 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the procurement of a Solar Photovoltaic System for the Material Recovery Facility at Okat; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-121

To amend title Section and Section 1 of the State Law No. 9-21, to modify the source of funding appropriated supplementing the budget for fiscal year ending September 30, 2007; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-122

To amend Title 7, by adding Part IV, Chapter 16 entitled "The Kosrae Home Improvement Program" to create a fund independent of the General Fund for the purpose of providing affordable home improvement loans to Kosraeans; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-123

To amend Title 10, Section 10.205 to create a new subsection (1) and renumber subsequent paragraphs, to establish a revolving fund for the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure for the purpose of receiving and expending funds in furtherance of contracted private and grant funded project; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-124

To appropriate the sum of $7,000 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State treasury for the purpose of providing funding to improve the condition of the Kosrae State Cemetery in the State of Pohnpei; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-125

To appropriate the sum of $5,092.72 from the Local Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding participants to the Pacific Association of Land Professionals (PAL); and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-126

To amend Title 6, Section 6.6101 of the Kosrae State Code to allow probation fees to be retained by the State Court; to amend Section 6.4909 to add a new subsection (7) to establish and impose a probation fee upon probationers; to amend subsection 10.205(1)(1) so that all monies collected as probation fees may retained by the State Court to fund probation client services and programs; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-127

To amend State Law No. 9-37, at Section 1, 2, and Section 3, to supplement the operation of the USDA Rural Development - Local Office; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-128

To further amend State Law No. 9-21 as amended at Section 2, to supplement the operations of the Office of the Governor and Kosrae State Court; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-129

To amend Title 6 of the Kosrae State Code by adding a new Chapter 50 entitled Adult Pretrial Diversion Program so that certain persons charged with non-violent offenses may be offered an alternative to a criminal conviction, while at the same time serving the purposes of enforcing the State's criminal statutes; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-130

To amend Kosrae State Code, Title 10, Chapter 2, by adding a new subsection 10.205(m) by allowing a portion of the fees charged for the registration of vehicles, police record investigations, drivers licenses, state identification cards, learners permits, and a portion of fines paid for traffic offenses be retained by the Department of Public Safety for the purpose of equipment purchase and repair, and uniform/personal equipment purchases, and training allowances; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-131

To amend Kosrae State Code Title 5, Section 5.202 by changing the name of the Housing Renovation Loan Fund to be consistent with the reorganization of the State's loan program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-132

To further amend State Law No. 9-33 as amended, at Sections 5 and 6 to supplement the operation of the Kosrae State Court; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-133

To appropriate the sum of $57,600 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State treasury for the purpose of supplementing funding for the Kosrae State Government to defray Land Lease and other contractual Costs; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-134

To appropriate the sum of $10,449,908 from the United States Grant Fund; the sum of $2,246,254 from the State Local Revenue Fund the sum of $1,040,101 from the Foreign Assistance fund; and the sum of $127,303 from the Airport Utilization Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, for the purpose of funding the operations of all branches of the Kosrae State Government, its agencies, and various programs, and infrastructure development projects; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-135

To amend Title 6 of the Kosrae State Code by adding a new Chapter 50 entitled "State of the Court" to require the Chief Justice of the Kosrae State Court to present a report to the Kosrae State Legislature during the first regular session of each calendar year, outlining the status of the Kosrae State and Land Courts; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-136

To appropriate the sum of $15,000 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the Improvement of the Non Directional Beacon (NDB) facility at the Kosrae International Airport; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-137

To amend Chapter 1 of Title 18 of the Kosrae State Code by adding a new Section 18.109 to require that the Kosrae State Legislature be informed of all proposed new Kosrae State employment contracts and to be provided with funding information for each new contract; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-138

To appropriate the sum of $6,000 from the Local Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to provide funding for the general elections to be held in Malem and Utwe Municipal Government in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-139

To appropriate the sum of $1,000 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the Court Mediation Program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-140

To appropriate the sum of $26,012.27 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to supplement the operation of the USDA Rural Development-Local Office; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-141

To appropriate the sum of$50,000 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of providing additional capital contribution to the Pacific Islands Development Bank for fiscal ear ending September 30, 2008; and for other purposes

L.B. No. 9-142

To further amend The Land Court Act of 2000 by amending Kosrae State Code, Section 11.607 Qualification of Justices, to allow consistency between the qualifications of Justices for the State Court and for the Land Court; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-143

To appropriate the sum of $14,238.60 from the State Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury to fund reimbursement for Mr. Bruce Howell's repatriation travel expenses; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-144

To amend Sections 13.404; 13.405; 13.406; and 13.409 of the Kosrae State Code to redefine the monetary value limits for certain felony and misdemeanor offenses; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-145

To appropriate the sum of $10,250.00 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Tr3asury for the purpose of funding Liberation Day, September 2008 activities in the four municipalities in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-146

To appropriate the sum of $1,000.00 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the proposed activities for the Kosrae State Senior Citizens; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-147

To appropriate the sum of $2,384.00 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State for the purpose of funding the Kosrae Rural Development program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-148

To appropriate the sum of $8,600 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of funding the Loan Repayment for the Malem Wastewater Project; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-149

To further amend State Law No. 9-21 as amended by State Law No. 9-47 at Section 5 and State Law No. 9-58 to extend the lapse date from April 30, 2008 to September 30, 2008; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-150

To appropriate the sum of $10,000 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State for the purpose of funding the Land Acquisition at the Lelu Elementary School site; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-151

To appropriate the sum of $8,270.08 from the Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State for the purpose of Supplementing the operation of the Kosrae 

visitors bureau; and for other purpose.

L.B. No. 9-152

To appropriate the sum of$12,596.13 from the Local Revenue Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of supplementing the operation of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-153

To amend the lapse date of the appropriation authorized by State Law 9-65 from September 30, 2008 to December 31, 2008; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-154

To amend Title 18.07 of the Kosrae State Code to eliminate the requirement that a participant in the Reduction in Force Program be required to repay a pro-rated portion of any lump sum payment, or to cease receiving periodic payment, upon being hired by the National 

Government; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-155

To enact Kosrae State Code Title 18, Chapter 6, Section 18.607 to authorize a cost of living adjustment for Kosrae State employees; and for other purposes

L.B. No. 9-156

To improve funding for the Kosrae State Police by amending Title 17 of the Kosrae State Code at Sections 17.204, 17.301, 17.303(4), and 17.309(5) to increase the fees charged by the State of Kosrae for vehicle registration, drivers licenses, learners permits and State Identification Cards and amending Title 10 of the Kosrae State Code by inserting a new subsection (4) into Section 10.205 to provide that fifty per cent (50%) of fees collected pursuant to Sections 17.204, 17.301, 17.303(4) and 17.309(5) shall be segregated and only used for funding the operations for the Kosrae State Police; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-157

To amend Title 5, Chapter 2, 502(4), and Title 7, Chapter 12, Sections 7.1202, 7.1203(6), l7.1217 and 7.1218 of the Kosrae State Code to transfer and place responsibility for the wastewater and water services with the Kosrae Utility Authority; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-158

To amend Title 10, Section 10.205(g) regarding the Health Care Revolving Fund to allow for the use of said funds to repay loans obtained on behalf of the Department of Health Services for the purchase of medical supplies and equipment, inclusive of pharmaceutical supplies, for use by the Department of Health Services, its clinics, dispensaries, programs and patients; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-159

To authorize the Governor of the State of Kosrae to borrow against the public credit in fiscal Year 2009 by using an overdraft facility that has been provided by the Bank of the FSM; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-160

To amend the Kosrae State Law 9-42, to appropriate an additional sum of $7,581 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of supplementing the funding for the "Education PRIDE Project"; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-161

To appropriate the sum of $18,302.24 from the Foreign Assistance Fund of the Kosrae State Treasury for the purpose of supplementing the State Retirement Pension Program in the State of Kosrae; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-162

To amend Title 11, by amending Section 11.411 and Title 7, Section 7.1605(B) to clarify the monies which may be deposited in and utilized from the Kosrae Housing Improvement Program Revolving Fund and the purposes for which the money may be used; to amend Title 5, Section 5.202 and Title 10, Section 10.205(k) to rename the Housing Renovation Loan Fund to the Kosrae Home Improvement Program Revolving Fund, consistent with State Law 9-73; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-163

To amend State Law No 9-74, at Sections 11 &12 for the purpose of providing additional funding for Department of Resources and Economic Affairs for the unfounded (sector) projects for the first quarter of fiscal year 2009; and to add additional funding for the Sector approved PSD projects and Kosrae Housing Improvement Program; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-164

To amend State Law No. 9-74, at Sections 1,l Section 1(b), Section 3 and Section 4 (b),l to supplement the operation of the Governors Office and the Legislature; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-165

To amend Title 19, Subsection 19.417 (2) (a), (b), and (c) f the Kosrae State Code to completely ban the killing, catching and taking turtles; renumbering each subsection accordingly; and for other purposes.

L.B. No. 9-166

To further amend State Law No. 9-74, supplementing the operations of the Kosrae State Government branches, its agencies, and various programs, funded under the Kosrae State Revenue Fund, for second quarter of fiscal year ending September 30, 2009; and for other purposes.