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Public Laws of the 18th Commonwealth Legislature:

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PL 18-01 HB 18-2, HD1, SD2 REPEALER: TITLE 4 SECTIONS 1971 AND 1972 of the Commonwealth Code which were originally enacted as Public Laws 17-29; 17-58 and 17-75 in entirety and to amend Title 4 Sections 1803 and 1502(a) to increase the Hotel Occupancy Tax (increase to 15%). March 11, 2013
PL 18-02 HB 18-12, SD1 PENSION REFORM & RECOVERY ACT AMENDMENT To clarify provisions necessary to expedite the refunds and prevent any further frustration of the process. (DBP) March 11, 2013
PL 18-03 HB 18-3 SEXUAL ASSUALT AND SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR AMENDMENT To strengthen provisions regarding sex crimes and domestic violence by establishing minimum mandatory sentences for Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse of a Minor, increasing the time-served component necessary for parole eligibility, and amending existing definitions to clarify provisions relating to sex crimes and domestic violence. March 15, 2013
PL 18-04 HB 18-27, HD1 CNMI HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2013 To merge the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Office March 15, 2013
PL 18-05 SB 18-18, SS1, HD1, CCD1 CIVIL SERVICE ACT AMDT May 24, 2013
PL 18-06 SB 18-024 NMC ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS REPEALER May 31, 2013
PL 18-07 SB 18-01 GILBERT MANGLONA TAISACAN BUILDING To rename the Department of Public Safety Building in Tinian May 31, 2013
PL 18-08 SB 18-024 CNMI VEHICLE CODE AMENDMENT To authorize active duty U.S. military personnel stationed outside the CNMI to maintain or renew their vehicle registration in the CNMIor register new vehicles while stationed in any of ther state or territories of the United States. May 31, 2013
PL 18-09 SB 18-023 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AMENDMENT To include OAG Investigation Division & OPA Investigation Division all vested powers, authority and benefits by amending 6 CMC 2208 adding a new subsections (g) & (h) May 31, 2013
PL 18-10 HB 18-35 CNMI VETERANS CEMETARY AMENDMENT May 31, 2013
PL 18-11 HB 18-17 PUBLIC LAW 17-8 AMENDMENT To include the purchasing of equipment necessary to complete all projects within the Second Senatorial Dist. June 18, 2013
PL 18-12 HB 18-50 HD1 PENSION OBLIGATION BOND AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2013 To authorize in the amount up to $300 Million to pay the Govt's obligation to the Northern Marianas Islands Retirement Fund. July 2, 2013
PL 18-13 SB 18-21 HD1 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS DEATH BENEFITS To include Chief Investigator & Investigators of OAGID; House and Senate Sergeant At Arms; DYS Juvenile Probation Unit; OPA Investigators; and Gaming Commission Investigators & Inspectors August 8, 2013
PL 18-14 SB 18-22 HD1 RESISTING ARREST To amend 6 CMC 1434(b) to include Chief Investigator & Investigators of OAGID; Chief Marshal & Deputy Marshals; DYS Juvenile Probation Unit; and OPA Investigators August 8, 2013
PL 18-15 HB 18-064 DR. RITA-HOCOG INOS JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL To rename August 16, 2013
PL 18-16 SB 18-15 FREE TRADE ZONES AMENDMENT To amend 4 CMC 51102 to establish free trade zones in the Northern Islands August 19, 2013
PL 18-17 SB 18-12, HD1 EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS To amend 1 CMC ยง2902 to prohibit unlimited number of 30 day executive acting appts. September 5, 2013
PL 18-18 HB 18-98, HD6, SS1, CCS1 APPROPRIATIONS AND BUDGET AUTHORITY ACT OF 2014 September 18, 2013
PL 18-19 SB 18-7, SS1 HD1 PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM WATER AND WASTE WATER RATE To charge PSS commercial rate for water and waster water September 24, 2013
PL 18-20 HB 18-100, HD3 COMMONWEALTH LOTTERY COMMISSION ACT AMENDMENT October 7, 2013
PL 18-21 HB 18-46, HD1, SD1 DEFINE CONTRIBUTION PLAN ACT AMENDMENT To allow members of the DCP to withdraw their account balance without terminating employment. October 7, 2013
PL 18-22 HB 18-11 VETERAN'S LICENSE PLATE ACT AMENDMENT To amend fees pertaining to the issuance of veteran's license. October 8, 2013
PL 18-23 HB 18-116 PUBLIC ROADS AMENDMENT To amend 2 CMC Article 3 Section 4132 (a) to include Commonwealth agencies, governemental corporations and political subdivision to comply with road cutting standards, policies, and requirements. October 8, 2013
PL 18-24 HB 18-19, HD1 SAFETY MEASURES ON PUBLIC ROAD OR HIGHWAY To establish safety measures pertaining to cyclers and motor vehicle operators. October 12, 2013
PL 18-25 HB 18-33 COMMONWEALTH BOARD OF NURSING EXAMINERS To re-establish as autonomous public agency. October 18, 2013
PL 18-26 HB 18-29, HD2 RECREATIONAL TARGET RANGE ACT OF 2013 To amend the Weapons Control Act to allow: Outdoor Shooting Ranges, Skeet Shooting October 18, 2013
PL 18-27 HB 18-44, HD1 SALES RECEIPT INSPECTIONS To require the Dept of Finance, Div. of Rev and Taxation to make periodic inspections October 30, 2013
PL 18-28 HB 18-115 NORTHERN MARIANAS COLLEGE MISSION STATEMENT To allow the NMC the flexibility to revise its mission statement November 12, 2013
PL 18-29 HB 18-28, HD1 SD1 TAX AMNESTY To provide amnesty period for the filing of dinquent tax returns and payment of delinquent taxes without imposition of penalty and interest with exceptions; and for waiver of penalites for payment of business license fees. [Expiration of application: January 1, 2014] December 4, 2013
PL 18-30 HB 18-51, HD4, SS1, CCD1 TOURISM ENTERTAINMENT AND DESTINATION ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2013 To authorize electronic gaming machines or any electronic table games Popular name: Electronic Gaming December 13, 2013
PL 18-31 HB 18-82, HD1 ANTI-VIOLENCE LEAVE ACT OF 2013 To create January 10, 2014
PL 18-32 HB 18-106, HD1 FAIR FISHING ACT OF 2000 AMENDMENT To authorize one-half inch net mesh to catch bigeye scad (atulai) and to allow net fishing for goat fish (tiao) during their seasonal run in the First Sen. District January 10, 2014
PL 18-33 HB 18-160 CUSTOMS POINT OF ENTRY To establish the exit of the United States Post Office as an Official Customs Point of Entry January 23, 2014
PL 18-34 HB 18-159, SD1 COMMONWEALTH INSURANCE ACT AMENDMENT To add a new Chapter 6 to 4 CMC, Div. 7, to provide for a premium rate review process; and for other purposes. February 14, 2014
PL 18-35 HB 18-132, HD1 SALES RECEIPT ACT Amendment To revise penalties February 14, 2014
PL 18-36 HB 18-142, SS1 SPECIAL IMPREST ACCOUNT To require all unclaimed third party funds within the Commonwealth Judiciary to be deposited into a special imprest account specifically for the use of the Judicial Branch February 14, 2014
PL 18-37 SB 18-26 JUDGMENT SETTLEMENT ACT OF 2013. To authorize the Governor to negotiate a settlement and resolution of judgments entered against the CNMI Government; and for other purposes. February 23, 2014
PL 18-38 HB 18-179, HD4 EXCLUSIVE GAMING LICENSE ACT March 21, 2014
PL 18-39 SB 18-30, SS1 REDUCTION OF UTILITIES RECONNECTION FEE FOR RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL CONSUMERS March 21, 2014
PL 18-40 SB 18-31, SS1, SD1, HD1 CNMI SCHOLARSHIP - AUTONOMOUS AGENCY March 21, 2014
PL 18-41 SB 18-4 WIRELESS SERVICE COVERAGE MAPS To require commercial wireless service providers to produce March 21, 2014
PL 18-42 SB 18-38 PRESERVATION, PROTECTION, AND MAINTENANCE AND DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC ACCESS OF MANAGAHA; AND MANAGEMENT OF SUBMERGED LANDS To amend 1 CMC Section 2653 (c) and Section 2653 March 27, 2014
PL 18-43 HB 18-182 HD6 EXCLUSIVE GAMING LICENSE ACT AMENDMENT (PL 18-38) April 1, 2014