YSC, Title 20.  Planning & Economic Development
 
 
 
Chapter 11.  Planning and
Economic Development

1101.   Creation.
1102.   Purpose.
1103.   Membership.
1104.   Chairman; meetings; compensation; quorum.
1105.   Tasks.
1106.   Staff administrative support.
1107.   Records and reports.

     1101.  Creation.
     There is hereby created a Yap State Economic Planning Group, hereinafter referred to as the Group, which shall be under the general supervision and direction of the Governor, and shall serve in an advisory capacity to him.

              Source:  YSL 2-34 1.

              Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the Executive are found in Title 3 of this Code.

     1102.  Purpose.
     The purpose of the Group shall be to provide close coordination and cooperation among all branches of the State Government and the private sector by acting as an overall management, evaluation, and advisory body in facilitating the smooth implementation of the State First Five Year Plan.

          Source: YSL 2-34 2.

     1103.  Membership.
     The Group shall consist of nine members as follows:

     (a)  One representative from the State Legislature appointed by the Speaker;

     (b)  One representative from the Council of Pilung appointed by the Chairman of that Council;

     (c)  One representative from the Council of Tamol appointed by the Chairman of that Council;

     (d)  Two representatives from the private sector appointed by the Governor;

     (e)  The Director of Planning and Budget;

     (f)  The Director of Resources and Development;

     (g)  The Director of Public Utilities and Contracts; and

     (h)  The Director of Education.

              Source:  YSL 2-34 3, modified.

              Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the Legislature are found in Title 2 of this Code.  The statutory provisions on the Executive are found in Title 3 of this Code.  The statutory provisions on Traditional Leaders and Traditions are found in Title 5 of this Code.

     1104.  Chairman; meetings; compensation; quorum.
     The Group shall elect a chairman and such other officers as it deems necessary.  Meetings of the Group may be called by either the chairman, the Governor of the State, or by petition of four of the members.  The two members representing the private sector may be entitled to compensation while engaged in the official business of the Group upon authorization and approval from the chairman.  A quorum of the Group shall be five members, and the consent of a majority of the members present shall be necessary on all actions of the Group.

          Source:  YSL 2-34 4, modified.

     1105.  Tasks.
     In carrying out its purpose, the Group shall have the following tasks:

     (a)  Give advice and recommendations on policy and development issues which will emerge during the plan period;

     (b)  Advise on the implementation of projects and programs;

     (c)  Review the development objectives and strategies of the State;

     (d)  Recommend appropriate actions, policies and strategies to such agencies or persons authorized to act upon such recommendations; and

     (e)  Perform such other tasks as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of the Group.

Source:  YSL 2-34 5, modified.

     1106.  Staff administrative support.
     The Group may request the Governor for the services of such professional, technical, administrative, clerical, and stenographic staff as it deems necessary to carry out its tasks.  The Governor shall furnish such administrative support to the Group as he is able to provide.

Source:  YSL 2-34 6, modified.
 
Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the Executive are found in Title 3 of this Code.

     1107.  Records and reports.
     The Group shall keep records of all its meetings, studies, investigations, and recommendations, and shall submit annual reports to the Legislature at its regular sessions in January summarizing its activities since the previous session.  The Group shall make such reports to the Governor as he may deem appropriate or necessary, in such manner and form as he may prescribe.

Source:  YSL 2-34 7, modified.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the Legislature are found in Title 2 of this Code.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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