12th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 2nd SESSION

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Summary of the 29th Sitting of the 2nd Session of the 12th Republican Parliament
(Monday May 16, 2022 at 1:30 PM)

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Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker

Papers

  • Three Papers: Three papers were laid. See Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper for details.
    Contributions by: Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees

  • Two Reports: Two Reports were presented. See the Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper.
    Contributions by: Mr. Rushton Paray, MP [Mayaro] [Opposition Member], Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Introduction Of Bills

  • The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation) (Financial Year 2022) Bill, 2022: The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation) (Financial Year 2022) Bill, 2022 was introduced in the name of the Minister of Finance, who moved that the next stage of the bill be taken later in the proceedings. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary

  • Speaking time for the debate: The Acting Leader of the House moved a motion that for the debate on the motion to adopt the report of the Standing Finance Committee and the corresponding bill, the speaking time be allotted as follows: unlimited time for the Minister of Finance, equivalent time as the mover for the first responder, 45 minutes for all other contributors, including the mover of the motion in reply. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]

Government Business: Motions

  • Adopt the Report of the Standing Finance Committee: The Minister of Finance moved a motion to adopt the report of the Standing Finance Committee of the House of Representatives for the Second Session (2021/2022), Twelfth Parliament on the consideration of proposals for the Supplementation of Appropriation for the fiscal year 2022. The Leader of the Opposition was first to respond. Nine members contributed before the wind up by the Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP. The motion was approved.
    Contributions by: Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance], Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP [Siparia] [Leader of the Opposition], Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister], Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member], Hon. Marvin Gonzales, MP [Lopinot/Bon Air West] [Minister of Public Utilities], Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Princes Town] [Opposition Member], Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Prime Minister], Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Couva South] [Opposition Member], Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of National Security], Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member]

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

  • The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation) (Financial Year 2022) Bill, 2022: The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, moved the second reading of The Finance (Supplementary Appropriation) (Financial Year 2022) Bill, 2022. With no contributors to the debate, the bill was read a third time and passed.
    Contributions by: Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]

Adjournment

  • The House adjourned to Monday May 23, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.: The Sitting concluded at 11:01 p.m.
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