House of Representatives


37th Sitting of the House of Representatives

4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 18 June, 2019
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP for San Fernando West, from Sittings of the House during the period June 14-22, 2019 and to Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, MP for Oropouche West, Mr. Rushton Paray, MP For Mayaro and Dr. Fuad Khan, MP for Barataria / San Juan, from today’s Sitting of the House.
The Deputy Speaker informed that the High Commissioner of Jamaica was signing the condolences book of the late 5th Prime Minister of Jamaica, Edward Seaga.

Seven Papers

Seven papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Three Reports

Three reports were presented.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three urgent questions

Three urgent questions were posed.

Government Business: Motions
Consider Senate amendments to the Miscellaneous Provisions (Tax Amnesty, Pensions, FOI, National Insurance, Central Bank, Companies & NPO) Bill, 2019
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Licensing Committee (Validation) Bill, 2018

The Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs moved the second reading of the Licensing Committee (Validation) Bill, 2018. Debate began on the Bill. Following the debate, the Bill was committed to the Committee of the Whole to consider the Bill clause by clause. With 32 voting for, 0 voting against and 0 abstentions, the Bill was read a third time and passed, without amendments.

The House adjourned to Wednesday June 26, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

The House brought greetings to the nation on the observances of Labour Day and Corpus Christi on June 19 and 20 respectively. The Sitting concluded at 6:12 p.m. The House adjourned to Wednesday June 26, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.