14th Sitting of the Senate

4th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 11 February, 2014
1:30 PM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence / Appointment of Temp. Senators

The President granted leave of absence to Sen. Elton Prescott, SC who is out of the country. Dr. Ayesha Edwards was appointed as a Senator to temporarily replace Sen. Prescott during his absence.

Two Papers

Two Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Statements By Ministers
National Environmental Task Force

The Minister of Water Resources and the Environment made a statement in the Senate concerning the establishment of a National Environmental Task Force.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Miscellaneous Provisions (Licensing Committee) Bill, 2014

The Minister Legal Affairs moved the second reading of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Licensing Committee) Bill, 2014. Sen. Dr. Lester Henry was the first to enter the debate, followed by Sen. Anthony Vieira, Sen. Faris Al-Rawi, Sen. Helen Drayton, Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir and several others. The Attorney General then rose to conclude. The Bill was considered in Committee and passed with amendments. It was then read a third time and passed.

Adjourned to Tuesday 18th February at 1:30 p.m.

The Senate adjourned to Tuesday 18th February at 1:30 p.m.