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21st August 2020 Parliamentary Round Up

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The National Assembly is currently on recess.

SENATE

Special Sitting (Convened via Kenya Gazette Notice No.154 of 14 th August, 2020)

The Report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget on the Third Basis for Revenue Allocation among the County Governments was laid on the Table of the Senate on Monday, 13th July, 2020, and a Notice of Motion for its adoption given on the same day. However, it was not until 28th July, 2020, that debate on the Motion commenced.

Motion

Senate adopted the Report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget on the Third Basis for Revenue Allocation Among the County Governments, laid on the Table of the Senate on Monday, 13th July, 2020. Pursuant to Article 217 of the Constitution, approves the proposed Third Basis for Revenue Allocation among the County Governments as contained in the Report, subject to the deletion of recommendation appearing as paragraph 26 of the Report.

Communication from the Chair

Senators to serve in Special Committee to review The Third Basis Formula of Revenue Sharing among counties: They are-

  • Sen. Johnson Arthur Sakaja, MP
  • Sen. (Eng.) Mohammed Mahamud, MP
  • Sen. Stewart Madzayo, MP
  • Sen. Kipchumba Murkomen, MP
  • Sen. Mutula Kilonzo Jnr., MP
  • Sen. Susan Kihika, MP
  • Sen. Samson Cherargei, MP
  • Sen. Moses Kajwang’, MP
  • Sen. Anwar Loitiptip, MP
  • Sen. Moses Wetangula, MP
  • Sen. Nderitu Kinyua, MP and,
  • Sen. Ledama Olekina, MP.

The co-conveners are Sen. Wetangula and Sen. Sakaja.

The House was adjourned until Tuesday, 8 th September, 2020, at 2.30 p.m.

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