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26th November 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Communication from the Chair
  • Public Petition for the Removal of Hon. Paul Kihara, Attorney-General. Mr. Khalifa petitions this House to initiate the process of removing from office the current Attorney-General of the Republic of Kenya, Hon.  (Rtd.)  Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki, on account of his alleged conduct relating to the re-run of the 2017 Presidential Election.
Message
  • The Speaker received a Message from His Excellency the President dated 19th November, 2021 conveying that he intends to deliver the 2021 State of the Nation Address  to Parliament. He notified the House that a Special Joint Sitting of Parliament will take place on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. in the National Assembly’s Main Chamber, Parliament Buildings.
  • I wish to inform you that last week on Friday, 19th November 2021, the Court of Appeal sitting  in  Nairobi  in  Civil  of  Appeal  No.E084  of  2021  delivered  its judgment on our appeal and set aside the judgment of the High Court.
Papers Laid
  • Reports  of  the  Auditor-General  and  Financial  Statements  in  respect  of  several institutions for the year ended 30th June 2021
  • Reports  of  the  Auditor-General  and  Financial  Statements  in  respect  of  several constituencies for the year ended 30th June 2020
  • Report  of  the  Budget  and  Appropriations  Committee  on  its  consideration  of  the  County Governments Grants Bill (Senate Bill No. 35 of 2021).
  • Report  of  the  Departmental  Committee  on  Trade,  Industry  and  Cooperatives  on  its consideration of the Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute Bill, (National Assembly Bill No. 44 of 2020).
  • Special Audits report of the Auditor-General of the NHIF payment platform – (Linda Mama) programme and tender for Civil Servants, Police Officers and Prison wardens
  • Reports of the Departmental Committee on Finance and National Planning on its consideration of the following:
    • Senate Amendments to the Public Private Partnerships Bill 2021;
    • Asian Widows’ and Orphans’ Pensions (Repeal) Bill 2021;
    • Provident Fund (Repeal) Bill 2021;
    • Public  Procurement  and  Asset  Disposal  (Amendment)  Bill 2021; and
    • Public Procurement and Asset Disposal (Amendment) Bill (No.2) 2021.
Questions
  • Question No. 476/2021: Implementation of The Inua Jamii Cash Transfer Programme in Meru County
  • Question No. 489/2021: Installation of communication masts in Wundanyi Constituency
Motions
  • The House  adopted  the  Report  of  the  Departmental  Committee  on Administration and National Security on its consideration of a Public Petition by residents  of  Wajir  and  Garissa  counties  regarding  lack  of  access  to  citizen registration services.
  • The  Senate  Amendments  to  the  Public  Private  Partnerships  Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 6 of 2021) be now considered
  • The House adopted the Tenth Report of the Special Funds Accounts Committee  on  audited  financial  statements  for  the  Local  Authorities  Provident  Fund, the  Unclaimed  Assets  Trust  Fund,  the  National  Environment  Trust  Fund,  the  Land Settlement Fund and the Petroleum Fund
Second Reading
  • The Radiographers Bill
  • The Asian Widows’ and Orphans’ Pensions Bill
  • The County Governments Grants Bill
  • The Pensions (Amendment) Bill
  • The Provident Fund (Repeal) Bill
  • The Kenya Roads (Amendment) Bill
Committee of the Whole House
  • Senate amendments to the Public Private Partnerships Bill
  • The Perpetuities  and  Accumulations (Amendment) Bill
  • The Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill
  • The Kenya Deposit Insurance (Amendment) Bill
  • The Community Groups Registration Bill 
  • The Landlord and Tenant Bill
Third Reading
  • The Community Groups Registration Bill
  • The Landlord and Tenant Bill
  • The Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill
Report
  • Senate amendments to the Public Private Partnerships Bill
  • The Perpetuities and Accumulations (Amendment) Bill

 

SENATE

The House is currently on a short break as Members needed to attend the Devolution Conference to resume sittings next week. Sittings will be up to 02nd December, 2021 after which the Senate will break for a long recess on 3rd December, 2021 to 8th February, 2022

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