36th Sitting of the House of Representatives
2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Dr. Fuad Khan, MP for Barataria/San Juan, Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP for Couva South, Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP for Tobago East and Mrs. Christine Newallo-Hosein, MP for Cumuto/Manzanilla from today’s Sitting.
Two Papers were laid in the name of the Minister of Finance. Both papers were referred to the Public Accounts (Enterprises) Committee. See Order Paper for details.
Three reports were presented. See Order Paper and Supplemental Order Paper for details.
Ten urgent questions were posed. See Order Paper for details.
Five questions qualified for oral answer. See Order Paper for details.
Following the 2nd Reading of the Bail (Access to Bail) (Amendment) Bill, 2017, the Bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole for consideration on a clause by clause basis. The Bill was read a third time and passed.
The Leader of the House moved a motion to establish a Joint Select Committee to review the levels of Health Care Delivery by the Regional Health Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago. Debate began on the motion and an amendment was proposed to change the deadline of the JSC to June 30, 2017. The motion, as amended, was approved.
The Leader of the House moved a second motion to establish a Joint Select Committee to consider the Draft National Development Strategy 2016-2030 (Vision 2030). Debate began on this motion. The motion was approved.
The Sitting concluded at 10:55 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday June 2, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.