Parliamentary round up

27th January 2023 Parliamentary Round Up

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly adjourned on December 2, 2022,  for a two-month long Christmas break.  THE SENATE The senate had a special sitting on 19th January, where the Standing Committee on Justice, Legal Affairs and Human Rights considered  the Independent Electoral and Boundaries

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20th January 2023 Parliamentary Round Up

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly adjourned on December 2, 2022,  for a two-month long Christmas break.  THE SENATE The Senate adjourned on December 2, 2022,  for a two-month long Christmas break.

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13th January Parliamentary Round Up

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly adjourned on December 2, 2022,  for a two-month long Christmas break. On  December 8, there was a special sitting in the House. Among the issues Speaker Moses Wetangula said were to be transacted during the sitting were notification of

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16th December 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

Key House highlights of the year In 2022, the National Assembly and the Senate considered various businesses in their respective order papers.  As 2022 comes to an end, below is a summary of crucial businesses that were transacted in both Houses: MOTIONS Below are some

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9th December 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly adjourned on December 2 for a two-month-long Christmas break. On  December 8, there was a special sitting in the House. Among the issues Speaker Moses Wetangula said were to be transacted during the sitting were notification of a special

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2nd December 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

29th November THE SENATE MOTIONS Integrating climate education into the national education curriculum. Drought and hunger mitigation in Turkana County. Enhancing highway safety and convenience. PETITION Petition to the Senate by residents of Kawino North location in Kisumu County, concerning the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

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25th November 2022 Keeping the Finger on the Pulse

Post- Election Snapshot On Monday 21st, The Employment Court extended orders issued last week stopping the PS nominees’ vetting. Justice Nduma Nderi extended the order to next Tuesday when he will deliver a ruling on the issue of jurisdiction that was raised by the National

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25th November 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

Tuesday 22nd November; The Senate MOTION   The County Governments Additional Allocations (No. 2) Bill (Senate bills No. 4 of 2022) (Resumption of debate interrupted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 – Afternoon Sitting)     Integrating Climate Education into the National Education Curriculum.    

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18th November 2022 Finger on the Pulse

Significant Political events of the week On Monday 14th November, Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja questioned the county’s legal pending bills worth Sh21 billion. Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi defended the performance of Kenya Kwanza administration assuring Kenyans that things would take shape with time. Reports

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18th November 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

MOTION Effects of upstream activities on the River Tana to the residents of Tana delta. MESSAGE Message from the National Assembly on the approval of Eng. Japhet Koome Nchebere for appointment to the position of Inspector-General of the National Police Service. PAPERS Report of the

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11th November 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Tuesday, November 08, 2022 at 2.30 p.m. MOTION NOTICES Wednesday, November 09, 2022 THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Motions NOTICE OF MOTION Appointment of Members of Parliament to the Parliamentary Service Commission. STATEMENTS THE SENATE MOTIONS PAPERS NOTICE OF MOTION Appointment of Members of

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4th November 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 The National Assembly MOTION SPECIAL MOTION Wednesday, November 2, 2022 MOTION Thursday, November 3, 2022 MOTION NOTICES The Senate The Senate will be in recess until November 8, 2022. On Friday, November 4, COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON VICE CHAIRPERSON 1.Sports and Culture Hon.

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28th October 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

National Assembly 25th October 2022 1.   Motion: ·         Development of a School Feeding Policy ·         Review of Teacher Deployment Policy 2.   Special Motion: ·         Approval of Appointment of Cabinet Secretaries, the Attorney-General and

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21st October 2022 Parliamentary Round up

MOTION ·         The appointment of a joint select committee on election of members to the East African Legislative Assembly was moved. ·          Approval of Senators to serve in the county public accounts committee; county public investments and

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14th October 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY           MOTIONS 1.   The National Assembly approved the appointment of the joint committee on the elections to the EALA. 2.   Development of a school feeding policy. The House went for a short recess, and will resume on October 25 at 2.30

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7th October 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

The National Assembly PROCEDURAL MOTION The House resolved to sit up to 8.00 p.m. with respect to the afternoon sittings of Wednesday, October 5, 2022, Thursday, October 6, 2022, and Tuesday, October 11, 2022.   MOTION- Debate on the address by the President (1st, 2nd &

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30th September 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

SENATE President William Ruto addressed a joint sitting of both the National Assembly and Senate on Thursday, September 29, 2022, for the opening of the 13th Parliament. THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY President William Ruto addressed a joint sitting of both the National Assembly and Senate on

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23rd September 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Members of the National Assembly have been at a week-long induction workshop at  Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The induction is set to end on Saturday, September 24, 2022. Opening of the Thirteenth Parliament shall be held in the National Assembly Chamber, Main Parliament

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16th September 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The Speaker of the National Assembly is yet to communicate the date for the next sitting. SENATE  The Speaker of the Senate is yet to communicate the date for the next sitting.

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2nd September 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). SENATE  The Senate entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).

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26th August 2022 Parliamentary Round UP

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).

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19th August 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). 

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12th August 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).

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5th August 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).

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29th July 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). 

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22nd July 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).

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15th July 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings). SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).

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8th July 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).  SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).

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1st July 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).  SENATE  The Senate has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).

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24th June 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).  SENATE  Statement  Senate Majority Leader Samuel Poghisio made a Statement on the Business of the Senate. Motion The Senate approved the raising of the debt ceiling by the National Government

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17th June 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly has entered into Sine Die Recess (Indefinite suspension of sittings).  SENATE Communication from the Chair The Speaker of the Senate received a message from the Speaker of the National Assembly regarding the passage of the County Allocation of Revenue Bill

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10th June 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  Communication from the Chair  The Speaker acknowledged and welcomed a delegation of the African Parliamentarians Network Against Corruption (APNAC)-Zimbabwe Chapter from the Parliament of Zimbabwe. The Speaker reported to the National Assembly on the message from the Senate regarding its rejection of all

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3rd June 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Communication from the Chair Tributes following the untimely demise of member for Rabai Constituency Hon. William Kamoti.  Motion Hon. Moses Cheboi moved the House to adopt the 5th Report of the Procedure and House Rules committee on amendments to the Standing Orders. Hon.

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27th May 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Papers Laid The 2021/2022 Supplementary Estimates (ii) – Program – based Budget of the National Government of Kenya for the year ending 30th of June 2022. The 2021/2022 Supplementary Estimates (ii) – Development Expenditure, estimates of further sums required to be voted for

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20th May 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Communication from the Chair The Speaker has referred all the amendments to the Huduma Bill, 2021, to the Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security for winnowing and Public Participation. MPs with amendments are encouraged to attend meetings of the Committee to seek

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13th May 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Messages On Wednesday,  February 16, 2022, the National Assembly rejected the Wildlife Conservation (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bill No. 30 of 2020). Pursuant to the provisions of Article 112 of the Constitution, and standing order 149 of the NA standing orders, the Bill was

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6th May 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Currently on recess and due to resume regular sessions on Tuesday,  May 10, 2022. SENATE Communication from the Chair Passage of the Coffee Bill (Senate Bills No.22 of 2022) by the National Assembly. Papers Laid The Annual Report of the Office of the

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28th April 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  Currently on recess and set to resume regular sessions on 10th May, 2022. However, the National Assembly convened a special sitting via an exceptional motion in honour of the third President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E the late Emilio Mwai Kibaki. SENATE

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22nd April 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Currently on recess and set to resume regular sessions on 10th May, 2022. SENATE Currently on recess and set to resume regular sessions on 26th April, 2022.

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14th April 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Papers Laid The 2022/23 Annex of Estimates of Revenue Expenditure for State corporations of the government of Kenya for the Financial Year ending June 2023 from the National Treasury. Legal Notice No. 20 of 2022 relating to Engineers, Scale of Fees for the

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8th April 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Papers Laid Report of the Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security on its consideration of the Huduma Bill, 2021 (National Assembly No. 57 of 2021).  The 14th Edition of the Bi-Annual Report on the status of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Control in

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1st April 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Papers Laid Legal Notice No. 46 relating to the Central Bank of Kenya Digital Credit providers Regulations of 2022. The Report of the status of the Kenyan economy for the period March 22nd from the National Treasury. The 14th Edition of the Bi-Annual

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25th March 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Communication from the Chair Speaker Justin Muturi made a communication on the request of Hon. John Mbadi to withdraw the Political Parties (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 58 of 2021) Papers laid: Legal Notice No. 32 relating to the Companies Beneficial Ownership

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18th March 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

Both the National Assembly and Senate are currently in recess.

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11th March 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Message from the National Assembly  Passage of the Division of Revenue Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 8 of 2022) The Speaker reported to the Senate that he had received a message from the Speaker of the National Assembly regarding the passage of the

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4th March 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Communications from the Chair Deputy Speaker Hon. Moses Cheboi told the House that they had received a petition from Mr Njoroge Waweru calling for the waiver of Value-Added Tax (VAT) levied on textbooks, journals and periodicals.  Communication from the chair regarding the passage

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25th February 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Papers Laid The Quarterly Report and budgetary review report for the first half of the financial year 2021/2022 from the National Treasury. Reports of the Auditor-General and Financial Statements in respect to several institutions for the year ended 30th June, 2021. A Report

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18th February 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Communication from the chair relating to prioritization of individual members’ Bills Pursuant to the calendar adopted by the House last week, the House is scheduled to hold a total of 55 sittings during the current 6th session before the Sine Die Recess which

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11th February 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Legal Notice No. 268 relating to the Nairobi International Financial Centre General Regulations 2021 and the explanatory Memorandum from the National Treasury. The Agricultural Policy Papers No. 2

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4th February 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others:  Financial Year 2021/2022 Supplementary estimates 1 program based budget. Financial Year 2021/2022 Supplementary estimates 1 recurrent estimates volume I and II. Legal Notice No. 263 relating to the

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28th January 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Legal Notice No. 260 of 2021 relating to the Political Parties Membership Regulations of 2021 and Explanatory Memorandum from the Office of the Attorney-General. Legal Notice No. 266

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14th January 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

SENATE SPECIAL SITTING COMMUNICATION FROM THE CHAIR Convening of Special Sittings of the Senate The House was convened for a Special Sitting for the consideration of the following business: – The Political Parties (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No.56 of 2021); The Kenya Medical Supplies

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7th January 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

A Review of the House Special Sittings held in December 2021 and January, 2022.  NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Legal Notice No.235 of 2021 relating to the Designation of Basin Areas and the

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Parliamentary round up (A review of National Assembly and Senate for Year 2021)

Key House highlights of the Year In 2021, the National Assembly and the Senate considered various businesses. As the year ends, here is a summary of some of the important businesses handled by the two Houses: The National Assembly adopted the Report of the Committee

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10th December 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

The National Assembly and Senate are on recess

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3rd December 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Debate on the President’s Address To Parliament Communication from the Chair The Speaker of the National Assembly has been invited to grace a tree-planting event dubbed ‘National Tree Planting’ to be held tomorrow, Friday 3rd 2021. Petitions Hon. David Mwalika tables a petition

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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

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19th November 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Legal Notice No.222 relating to the Public Finance Management, the National Roads Toll Fund Regulations of 2021 and the explanatory memorandum from the National Treasury. The Kenya Bankers

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12th November 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Legal Notice No.163 of 2021 relating to the Retirement Benefits Individual Retirement Benefit Schemes (Amendment) Regulations 2021. Legal Notice No.164 of 2021 relating to the Retirement Benefits Occupational

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5th November 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Recess till Tuesday, November 9, 2021 SENATE PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Report of the Committee on Labour and Social Welfare on the Status of Labour Migration to the Middle East and Proposed

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29th October 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly is currently on short recess and will resume on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 2:30pm. SENATE The Senate is currently on short recess and will resume on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at 2:30pm.

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22nd October 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Communication from the Speaker Hon. Moses Cheboi (Deputy Speaker, Kuresoi North MP) found that the Committee on Health fell slightly short of the standards required. The committee did not invite the public to participate in its consideration of the Bill. Questions Hon. Feisal

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15th October 2021: Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Communication from the Chair Speaker Justin Muturi notified the National Assembly about the passage of five Bills by the Senate: The County Governments Grants Bill (Senate Bill No 35 of 2021) The Mental Health (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bill No 28 of 2020) The

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8th October 2021: Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: The Breast Milk Substitutes (Regulation and Control) (General) Regulations, Legal Notice No.184 of 2021 and the Explanatory Memorandum from the Ministry of Health. Legal Notice No. 194 of

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1 October 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Report of the Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee on its consideration of the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 40 of 2020). Report of the Departmental

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27th August 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

The Senate and the National Assembly are currently in recess and will resume on 7th and 21st September, 2021 respectively. 

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20th August 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID   The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: The Petroleum Development Levy Amendment Order of 2020 and explanatory Memorandum from the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining. The list of nominees to the National Government Constituencies Development

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14th August 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Reports of the Departmental Committee on Finance and National Planning on its consideration of: The Poverty Eradication Authority (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 13 of 2020); and The Tax

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6th August 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Report of the Departmental Committee on Communication Information and Innovation on its consideration of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Amendment Bill, National Assembly Bill No. 11 of 2021.

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31st July 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly is on short recess and will resume on Tuesday, 3rd August 2021 at 2.30 p.m. SENATE PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Report of the Auditor-General for the County Governments for

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23rd July 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly is on short recess and will resume on Tuesday, 3rd August 2021 at 2.30 p.m. SENATE PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House: Report of the Standing Committee on Education on the Basic Education

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16th July 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  The National Assembly is on short recess and will resume on Tuesday, 3rd August 2021 at 2.30 p.m. SENATE  PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House: Report of the Standing Committee on Health concerning the Community Health

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10th July 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MOTIONS Consideration of Certain Business Received During July/August, 2021 Short Recess The House ordered that during the period of the July/August (9th July to 2nd August 2021)- should a Bill be published during the said period, or a published Bill become due for

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2nd July 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Papers laid The Social Assistance (Repeal)l Bill(NA Assembly Bill No. 16 of 2020)-Majority leader Hon. Amos Kimunya The Price Tabulation Target and Economic Policy of the Government for the FY 2021/2022 Budget-Majority leader Hon. Amos Kimunya The Report of the Auditor-General in respect

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25th June 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Papers Report of the Committee on Legal, Rules and Privileges on the Oversight Activity and Compliance with the East African Community (EAC) Protocol and Laws by the EAC Institutions (Phase Two); Report of the Committee on Communications, Trade and Investments on the Capacity-Building

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18th June 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MOTIONS Consideration of the budget estimates for the financial year 2021/2022(General debate-3rd and final day)-Hon. Kanini Kega Report of the Auditor General on the Financial Statements of the National Government for the financial year 2017/2018-Hon. Opiyo Wandayi Implementation status on petition regarding working

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11th June 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following Papers were laid on the Table of the House among others: Legal Notice No. 508 relating to the Public Finance Management Sinking Fund Guidelines 2021 and the explanatory memorandum from the National Treasury and Planning. The Draft Public Finance

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4th June 2021 Parliamentary Round UP

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The House is on recess and will be resuming on 8th June 2021. SENATE PAPERS The Report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget on the County Allocation of Revenue Bill Senate Bill No. 30 of 2021 was laid at the Table

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28th May 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The House is currently on recess and will be resuming on 8th June 2021.  SENATE PAPERS The following papers were laid at the Table of the House: Report on the Impasse on the Budgetary Estimates for the Financial Year 2020/2021 for Kirinyaga County

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21st May 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The Report of the Departmental Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs on the consideration of a Nominee for appointment as the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya was laid at the Table of the House. COMMUNICATION FROM THE CHAIR Special

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14th May 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS FIRST READING The Central Bank of Kenya(Amendment) Bill(NA Bills. 10 of 2021)- Hon. Gladys Wanga SECOND READING The Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances(Control)(Amendment) Bill(NA Bill No.27 of 2020)-Hon. Peter Mwathi The National Cohesion and Peace Building Bill(Senate Bill No. 35 of 2018)-

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7th May 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: The 2021-22 annex of revenue and expenditure for State Corporations for Government of Kenya for the Financial Year ending 30th June 2022 from the National Treasury. Estimates of

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30th April 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

SENATE PAPERS LAID The Joint Report of the National Assembly Departmental Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs and the Senate Committee on Justice Legal Affairs and Human Rights on the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2020. COMMUNICATION FROM THE CHAIR Special Sitting of the Senate

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2nd April 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BILLS The Health Laws (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 2 of 2021) By the Leader of the Majority Party The Bill came up for First Reading. It seeks to make various, wide ranging amendments to various health-related statutes on matters relating to

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26th March 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: The Legal Notice No. 15 of 2021 relating to Exemption from Income Tax for Japanese Companies, Consultants and Japanese Personnel and the Explanatory Memorandum from the National Treasury.

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19th March 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly is currently on short recess and will resume next week Tuesday, 23rd March 2021. However, they held a Special Sitting on Thursday, 25th March 2021 to carry out the following business: PAPERS LAID: The Report of the Budget of the

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12th March 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid at the Table of the House among others: Annual Report and Financial Statements of the Kenya Ports Authority for the Financial Year 2017/2018; Annual Report and Financial Statements of the Office of the Controller of Budget

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5th March 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Communication from the Chair.  Hon.Speaker Justin Muturi made further communication on the comments he made on Thursday, 25th Feb 2021 regarding the status of returns by County Assemblies to the Speakers of the Houses of Parliament. As at close of business yesterday, 1st

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26th February 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMMUNICATION Communications from the Chair on the Resolutions of County Assemblies on the Draft Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2020 The Building Bridges Initiative Steering Committee, delivered a draft Bill to amend the Constitution by popular initiative and signatures of persons in support

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19th February 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

Status of the Public Service Compliance with the Values and Principles in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution for the Financial Year 2019/2020 (An Evaluation Report prepared pursuant to Article 234(2)(h) of the Constitution) from the Public Service Commission (Reports submitted in both English and Kiswahili).

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12th February 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMMUNICATION FROM THE CHAIR  Reintroduction of Business that Lapsed In accordance with the Standing Orders, Motions, Questions and Statements which had not been responded to lapsed. Thus, Chairperson of a Committee or individual Member who wished to reintroduce such business was advised to

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5th February 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The National Assembly will resume its Regular Sittings on Tuesday, 9th February, 2021, at 2.30 pm and the following business will be prioritized during the First Part of the Fifth Session:  The House will consider and approve its Calendar for the Fifth Session.

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8th January 2021 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The House is currently on recess and will resume on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. However, on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, the House held a special sitting and deliberated on some of the matters highlighted below.  PAPERS LAID The following papers

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Senate Hearing 16th-17th December 2020

On Thursday, December 03, 2020, the Nairobi City County Assembly approved a Motion for the removal from office, by impeachment, of Hon. Mike Mbuvi Sonko, the Governor of Nairobi City County. The Speaker of the Senate was then informed of the approved Motion via a

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8th-10th December 2020 Parliamentary Round Up

Both Houses of Parliament are on recess and expected to resume on Tuesday, February 09th, 2021. SENATE SPECIAL SITTING IMPEACHMENT OF THE GOVERNOR OF NAIROBI CITY COUNTY Though on recess, Senate held a special sitting to consider a Motion for the proposed removal by impeachment

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4th December 2020 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID The following papers were laid on the table of the National Assembly on 26th November 2020 among others: Report of the Auditor General on Financial Statement in respect of the Cash Transfer program for orphans and vulnerable children IDEA grant No.097272-KE;

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27th November 2020 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAID Report of the Departmental Committee of Finance and National Planning on its inspection visit to the Kenya Revenue Authority offices to ascertain the impact revenue enhancement initiative on revenue collection. NOTICE OF MOTIONS Inspection Visit to the Kenya Revenue Authority Offices

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20th November 2020 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PAPERS LAIDThe following papers were laid on the table of the National Assembly on 17 th November 2020among others: The 7th Annual Report on the measures taken and progress achieved with the realization of national values and principles of governance. the 7th Annual

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Highlights of the seventh State of the Nation Address by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta delivered the State of the Nation Address, he reported on the measures taken and the progress achieved in the realization of Kenya’s National Values in line with Article 132 of the Constitution then he submitted to the National Assembly reports on the

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13th November 2020 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SPECIAL MOTION Approval of Nominees for Appointment as High Commissioners, Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives The House approved the appointment of the following persons as High Commissioners, Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives: Amb. John Tipis, High Commissioner to Canberra-Australia. Ms. Immaculate Wambua, High Commissioner to

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