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Public Laws of the 19th Commonwealth Legislature:

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PL 19-01 SB 19-08, SD1, HD1 To amend 1 CMC § 1104(A), to set the time for the Organizational Sessions; and for other purposes. June-16-15
PL 19-02 SB 19-19 TO NAME THE ISLAND OF SAIPAN AS THE OFFICIAL CAPITAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. July-28-15
PL 19-03 SB 19-51, SD1 CNMI DISASTER PRICE FREEZE ACT AMENDMENT August-14-15
PL 19-04 HB 19-92, HD1 EXCISE TAX AMENDMENT To add new subsection to exempt generators and household appliances from the excise tax for the duration of a declaration of disaster; and to suspend Beautification Tax pursuant to 4 CMC Section 5142. September-03-15
PL 19-05 HB 19-8, HD1 COMMONWEALTH BOATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE ACT September-08-15
PL 19-06 SB 19-14 AMEND 9 CMC 8201/8205 UNINSURED UNDER INSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE September-23-15
PL 19-07 SB 19-03, SS1 TEACHER REPRESENTATIVE - PSS September-23-15
PL 19-08 HB 19-86, HD6, SS1, CCS1 APPROPRIATIONS AND BUDGET AUTHORITY ACT OF 2016 September-28-15
PL 19-09 SB 19-09, SD1, HD1 RESTRICTING TRANSFER OF FIXED ASSETS/CAPITAL GOODS FROM LEGISLATIVE OFFICE October-13-15
PL 19-10 HB 19-15 OPERATOR'S LICENSE FEES FOR VETERANS October-13-15
PL 19-11 SB 19-2, SD2, HD1 MAYORAL TRANSITION ACT OF 2015 October-15-15
PL 19-12 HB 19-14, HD1 MOTORCYCLE SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAM ACT To establish October-15-15
PL 19-13 HB 19-9 UPDATE COMMONWEALTH OPEN CONTAINER LAWS October-23-15
PL 19-14 HB 19-94 DRUG COURT ACT October-28-15
PL 19-15 HB 19-47, HD1 AAFES FRAUD AND ABUSE PREVENTION ACT OF 2015 October-28-15
PL 19-16 HB 19-101, HD1 APPROPRIATE NINE HUNDRED SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($970,000.00) FROM THE CANCER FUND SPECIAL ACCOUNT, EARMARKED UNDER 4 CMC § 1402(G)(2), TO SUPPORT THE PROGRAMS OF THE COMMONWEALTH HEALTHCARE CORPORATION, MEDICAL REFERRAL SERVICES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. November-03-15
PL 19-17 HB 19-29, HD1 ILLEGAL TAXI ACT OF 2015 To improve the statutory language on Taxicab Regulation Act; and increase penalties for the operation of illegal taxis November-06-15
PL 19-18 HB 19-40, HD2 MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE ACT AMENDMENT To increase penalties for violations under 9 CMC 8203 and 8204 November-06-15
PL 19-19 HB 19-83, HD2 AUTHORIZE CUSTOMS TO MAINTAIN ALL COLLECTED FINES IMPOSED AT PORTS OF ENTRY November-09-15
PL 19-20 SB 19-28 GOVERNMENT VEHICLE TINITN November-13-15
PL 19-21 SB 19-48, HD1 CPA MASTER CONCESSION FOR ROTA, SAIPAN AND TINIAN November-13-15
PL 19-22 SB 19-56 QUALIFYING CERTIFICATE AMENDMENT To exempt developer infrastructure tax for the Third Senatorial District from the Qualifying Certificate (QC) program November-25-15
PL 19-23 SB 19-36, SS1, HD1 INVESTMENT INCENTIVE ACT AMENDMENT Extend eligibility to casinos on Tinian and Rota [Also known as the Qualifying Certificate] December-04-15
PL 19-24  HB 19-95, HD1, HS1, SS1 CASINO AMENDMENT To clarify powers of the Commonwealth Casino Commission; to make needed changes to the CNMI Code given the unique regulatory oversightof the Casino Industry in the Commonwealth December-04-15
PL 19-25 SB 19-58 MARIANAS VISITORS AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS To amend 4 CMC § 2111(a) one member of the Hotel Association of Northern Mariana Islands (HANMI) December-07-15
PL 19-26 SB 19-52 SPECIAL GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATES To establish December-14-15
PL 19-27 HB 19-51 CUC RESIDENTIAL DISCONNECTION NOTICE AMENDMENT To extend grace period to 30 days; to remove disconnection notice-electric fee of $15 December-18-15
PL 19-28 HB 19-47, HD1 TO REQUIRE ALL TOUR COMPANY VEHICLES TO BE REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE December-18-15
PL 19-29 HB 19-121, HD2 AMEND FY 2016 APPROPRIATIONS ACT (PL 19-8) Judiciary [Probation Officers]; GHLI December-30-15
PL 19-30 HB 19-87, HD1, SD1 ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTROL ACT AMENDMENTS January-21-16
PL 19-31 HB 19-59, HD1, SD1 CNMI PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM USDA LOAN January-21-16
PL 19-32 SB 19-23, SS1 ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES ACT To prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes where smoking is prohibited; to regulate electronic cigarettes February-11-16
PL 19-33 SB 19-64 ELECTRONIC IMPERSONATION OFFENSE ACT To establish criminal penalties [See also SB 19-27] February-11-16
PL 19-34 SB 19-62, HD2 LOCAL LAW ACT AMENDMENT To remove the three legislative days requirement for local appropriation bills; and for othr purposes. February-16-16
PL 19-35 HB 19-136, SD1 AMENDING PL 19-8 [APPROPRIATIONS ACT] Governor reprogramming authority for 25% Pension payments February-18-16
PL 19-36 HB 19-137, HD1, SD1 AMEND 4 CMC 1803 TO ALLOW THE SECRETARY OF FINANCE NOTWITHSTANDING 1 CMC 7401 MAY EXPEND TAX REVENUES ALLOTTED AND PAID TO THE NMI RETIREMENT FUND WITHOUT APPROPRIATION TO FUND THE OPERATIONS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE FUND, AND/OR THE 25% PENSION PAYMENTS TO RETIREES WHETHER MEMBERS OF THE SETTLEMENT FUND OR NOT. February-18-16
PL 19-37 HB 19-100 Shooting Galleries & Ranges Liability Insurance; reduce liability insurance coverage to $300,000; and add new section on operating hours. February-19-16
PL 19-38 SB 19-25, HD2 PROHIBIT TATTOOING OF MINORS WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT. February-25-16
PL 19-39 HB 19-140, HD1 DRUG COURT FUNDING To amend PL 19-08 (FY 2016 Appropriation Act) to appropriate funding under the Judicial Branch to fund Drug Court. March-17-16
PL 19-40 HB 19-66, HS1 AMEND RULES OF THE ROAD To amend 9 CMC 8536 §5602, Passing Passnger Carriers - to include crosswalks, designated scholl bus stops, school drop zones, and pick up zones April-03-16
PL 19-41 HB 19-140, HD1 CIP PROJECTS APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2001 AMENDMENTS To amend Special Appropriations expenditure authority for the First, Second and Third Senatorial Districts. April-05-16
PL 19-42 SB 19-94, SD1, HD10 POSSESSION OF FIREARMS IN THE CNMI April-11-16
PL 19-43 HB 19-62, HD1 DRIVER'S HANDBOOK REQUIREMENT To amend Title 9 of the Commonwealth Code regarding motor vehicle licensure and rental. April-28-16
PL 19-44 HB 19-89, HS1 PROHIBIT THE IMPORTATION OF USED TIRES April-28-16
PL 19-45 HB 19-49, SD1 BOATING SAFETY ACT AMENDMENT To repeal and re-enact 3 CMC §5411; to amend 3 CMC §5454 - to improve boating safety in the CNMI May-17-16
PL 19-46 HB 19-49, SD1 BOATING SAFETY ACT AMENDMENT To repeal and re-enact 3 CMC §5411; to amend 3 CMC §5454 - to improve boating safety in the CNMI May-17-16
PL 19-47 SB 19-49, HD1 CPA EXEMPT MANAGERS FROM SALARY LIMITATION To amend 1 CMC § 8250 to exempt the managers of the Commonwealth Ports Authority (CPA) from the salary limitations imposed by the Compensation Adjustment Act; and for other purposes. June-13-16
PL 19-48 HB 19-90, HD1 GRANTS MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2015 To amend 1 CMC § 2891 and § 2892 and to add a new § 2893 (The CNMI Office of Grants Management); and for other purposes. June-13-16
PL 19-49 HB 19-90, HD1 GRANTS MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2015 June-13-16
PL 19-50 SB 19-05, SS1, HD2 FORFEITURE OF UNUSED CELLULAR PREPAID CREDITS To prohibit telecommunication companies from imposing an expiration date or forfeiture of unused cellular prepaid credits and MIFI credits earlier than 90 days; and for other purposes. June-17-16
PL 19-51 SB 19-45, SD1, HD2 ADVISORY COMMISSION To establish an Advisory Commission on the compensation of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, the Mayors, Legislators, Justices, and Judges; and for other purposes. July-14-16
PL 19-52 SB 19-11 SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATION IN SOUTHERN PART OF SAIPAN AND KAGMAN To establish a Solid Waste Transfer Station in the southern part of Saipan and Kagman;and for other purposes. July-14-16
PL 19-53 HB 19-26, SD1 COMMONWEALTH LITTER CONTROL ACT AMENDMENT To amend certain sections of Public Law 6-37, The Commonwealth Litter Control Act of 1989, codified as amended at 2 CMC §§ 3411 - 3416; and for other purposes July-15-16
PL 19-54 SB 19-70, HD1 ILLEGAL PESTICIDES To amend 6 CMC § 2301(a) to penalize the importation of banned pesticides; and for other purposes. July-20-16