FSMIS (February 21, 2014): The Federated States of Micronesia 18th Congress passed an appropriation of $400,000 on January 30 "for the purpose of improving airport terminal facilities in the States of Kosrae, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Yap, and for other purposes".
The Congressional appropriation became FSM Public Law No. 18-42 on February 18 when Vice President Alik L. Alik signed the legislation on behalf of President Manny Mori.
The appropriation is apportioned four-ways with Chuuk State getting $125,000; Kosrae State $100,000; Yap State $100,000; and Pohnpei State $75,000.
Except for Pohnpei State, the Governors from the others States are the allottees for their State's share. The Pohnpei Port Authority is the allottee for Pohnpei State's.
The signing message says, "This act as the title suggests will improve the airport facilities in each State, which is a good capital project. It will also improve the services offered at those facilities for the convenience of the public".
The introducers of the legislation are Senator Wesley W. Simina and Senator Yosiwo P. George.
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