10th June 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

June 10, 2022 - 5 minutes read
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 amendments made by the National Assembly to the Coffee Bill (Senate Bill No. 22 of 2020).
  • The Speaker reported to the House that he received a message from the Senate regarding the passage of the County Allocation of Revenue Bill (Senate Bill No. 1 of 2022)

Papers Laid

  • African Union Convention on cross-border cooperation and its explanatory memorandum.
  • Legal Notice No. 92 of 2022 relating to the Public Service Commission County Appeals Procedures Regulations 2022.
  • Treaty for the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) and its explanatory memorandum.
  • EACC first quarterly Report covering the period between 1st January to 31st March 2022. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General and financial statements concerning Sports Kenya for the year ended 30th June 2020 and the certificates therein. 
  • National Government Guarantee on borrowing by the issuance of infrastructure bonds by the Laikipia County Government. 
  • Draft Salaries and Remuneration Commission (Remuneration and Benefits of State and other Public Officers) Regulations 2022. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General and financial statements concerning the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund for the year ended 30th June 2021 and the certificate therein.
  • African Union Convention on cross-border cooperation and its explanatory memorandum.
  • Legal Notice No. 92 of 2022 relating to the Public Service Commission County Appeals Procedures Regulations 2022.
  • Treaty for the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) and its explanatory memorandum. 
  • EACC first quarterly Report covering the period between 1st January to 31st March 2022. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General and financial statements in respect of the Sports Kenya for the year ended 30th June 2020 and the certificates therein. 
  • National Government Guarantee on borrowing by the issuance of infrastructure bonds by the Laikipia County Government.
  • Draft Salaries and Remuneration Commission (Remuneration and Benefits of State and other Public officers) Regulations 2022. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General and financial statements in respect of the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund for the year ended 30th June 2021 and the certificate therein.
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Sports Culture and Tourism for the 12th Parliament, 2017/18.
  • Report of the Departmental Committee on Finance and National Planning on its consideration of the Kenya Revenue (Amendment) Bill (N.A Bills No. 24 of 2022)
  • Exit report for the Departmental Committee on Finance and National Planning for the 12th Parliament. 
  • The Budget and Appropriations Committee reports on its consideration of Supplementary Estimate II for the financial year 2021/2022.
  • Report of the Committee on Energy on its consideration of a public petition No. 005 of 2022 by the Consumer Federation of Kenya regarding operations of the open tender system for fuel importation.
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Transport and Public Works for the 12th Parliament (2017-2022). 
  • The Departmental Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs Report on its consideration of the Supreme Court (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 15 of 2022).
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Lands for the 12th Parliament, 2017-2018.
  • Report of the Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security on its consideration of;
    • The public Petition No. 006 of 2022 regarding the state of security in Samburu North Constituency.
    • The public petition No. 50 of 2021 regarding the Inclusion of the National Prayer Day as a public holiday.
    • The public petition No. 040 of 2021 regarding compensation for injuries and loss of property as a result of politically instigated skirmishes in Githunguri, Kiambu County in 1997.
  • Report of the Auditor-General and financial statement in respect of KRA for the year ended 30th June 2021 and the certificate therein.
  • The 12th Report on the audited financial statements for the Lands Settlement Fund for FY 2019/2020 and 2020/2021. 
  • The 13th Report on the status of the Equalization Fund.
  • Report of the Committee on Delegated Legislation on its consideration of the Scrap Metal Dealers’ Rules 2022 Legal Notice No. 84 of 2022.
  • Report of the Select Committee on Members’ Services and Facilities on Inspection Visit to constituency and county offices in Uasin Gishu and Nandi County. 
  • Exit Report of the Committee on Members’ Services and Facilities (2017-2022). 
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Lands for the 12th Parliament (2017-2022).
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Health (2017-2022).
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Trade, Industry and Cooperatives. (2017-2022).
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Environment and Natural Resources for the 12th Parliament (2017-2022). 
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Labour and Social Welfare (2017-2022)
  • 6th Report of the Select Committee on Implementation on its consideration of the submissions from stakeholders regarding the implementation status of inquiries, petitions and resolutions passed by the House.
  • The 5th Report of the Select Committee on Implementation on its consideration of the submissions from stakeholders regarding the implementation status of inquiries, petitions and resolutions passed by the House. 
  • Report on Implementation Status of the Report of the Public Investments Committee on its consideration of the special audit report on the procurement of Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVOC) to standard services for used motor vehicles, mobile equipment and used spare parts by KEBS.
  • Exit Report of the Select Committee on Implementation for the 12th Parliament (2017 – 2022).
  • Exit Report of the Select Committee on National Cohesion and Equal Opportunity for the 12th Parliament (2017 – 2022). 
  •  Reports of the Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security on its consideration of:
    • The Kenya Citizenship and Immigration (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bill No. 33 of 2021).
    • The Office of the County Printer Bill (Senate Bill No. 13 of 2021)
    • The National Flags, Emblems and Names (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bill No. 36 of 2020). 
    • The County Governments Bill (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bill No. 38 of 2021). 
  • Addendum Report on the Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security on its consideration of the proposed amendments to the Huduma Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 57 of 2021). 
  • Exit Report of the Public Investments Committee for the 12th Parliament for the period of 2017 to 2020. 
  • Exit Report of the Select Committee on Regional Integration for the 12th Parliament (2017-2022).
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Education and Research for the 12th Parliament (2017-2022). 
  • Report of the Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations on its consideration of the Regional Development Authority of 2021 (National Assembly Bill No. 46 of 2021).
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations (2017-2018).
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Agriculture and Livestock (2017-2022). 
  • Report of the Departmental Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on consideration of a public Petition regarding displacement of Kihoto Home Owners self-help group Kihoto Estates, by the rising level of Lake Naivasha, Nakuru county. 
  • Exit Report of the Departmental Committee on Information, Communication and Innovation for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2022). 
  • Exit Report of the Committee on Parliamentary Broadcasting and Library for the 12th Parliament (2017-2022).
  • Exit Report for the Budget and Appropriation Committee for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2022).
  • The Judicial Service to inquire into the conduct of Justice Juma Chitembwe, rules and procedures 2022.
  • The Exit report of the Committee on Selection for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2022). 
  • The Exit Report of the Liaison Committee of the 12th Parliament (2017-2022).
  • Exit Report of the Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2018).
  • Exit Report of the Committee on Administration and National Security for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2022). 
  • Exit Report of the Select Committee on National Government Constituency Development Fund for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2022). 
  • Exit Report of the Committee on Delegated Legislation for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2022).
  • Exit Report of the Parliamentary Caucus on Business and Economy for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2018). 
  • The Exit Report of the Special Accounts Committee for the 12th Parliament. (2017-2022).
  • The Legal Notice No. 66 – the Capital Market Conduct of Business. 
  • The Legal Notice No. 67 – Capital Markets Licensing requirements.
  • The Legal Notice No. 68 – the Value Added Tax, the Digital Market Supply.
  • The Legal Notice No. 69 – Insurance Amendments Regulations. 
  • The Legal Notice No. 70 – the Insurance and Motor Vehicle Third party. 
  • The Legal Notice No. 71 – Retirement Benefit, Occupational Retirement Benefit Scheme. 
  • The Legal Notice No. 72 – Retirement Benefit Forms and Fees Amendment No. 22.
  • The Legal Notice No. 73 – Individual Retirement Benefit Scheme Amendment Regulation.
  • The Legal Notice No. 74 – Umbrella Retirement Benefit Scheme Amendment Regulations 2022. 
  • The Bribery Regulations 2021 and guidelines assist public and private entities in preparing procedures for the prevention of bribery and corruption. 

Motions

  • Majority Leader Hon. Amos Kimunya moved a procedural motion to extend the sitting time until the conclusion of specified business. The motion was approved. 
  • Majority Leader Hon. Amos Kimunya moved a special motion on the variation of the public debt ceiling to Kshs 10 trillion. The motion was approved. 
  • Hon. Kanini Kega moved a motion on the reduction of the publication period of the Appropriations Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 31 of 2022) from 7 days to 4 days. The motion was approved. 
  • Hon. Kanini Kega moved a motion on the consideration of the 2nd Supplementary Estimates for FY 2021/2022. 
  • Hon. Kassait Kamket moved a motion on the consideration of five sets of Draft Elections Regulations 2022. The motion was approved, and the Regulations rejected. 
  • Hon. Abdulswamad Nassir moved a motion that the House adopt the 24th Report of the Public Investments Committee on its consideration of the Auditor-General’s Reports on Financial Statements of State Corporations. The motion was approved. 
  • Hon. Emmanuel Wangwe moved a procedural motion seeking the House to hold a Thursday morning sitting to consider priority business ahead of the Sine Die recess. The motion was approved.
  • Hon. Opiyo Wandayi moved that the House adopt the Report of the Public Accounts Committee on the examination of reports of the Auditor-General on the Financial Statements for the National Government for the FY 2019/2020. The motion was approved.
  • Hon. Kanini Kega moved a procedural motion on the reduction of the publication period of the Supplementary Appropriation (No.2) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 33 of 2022) from 7days to 1 day. The motion was approved.
  • Hon. Opiyo Wandayi moved a motion on the consideration of the Report of the Public Accounts Committee on Financial Statements for the National Government for FY 2019/2020. 
  • Majority Leader Hon. Amos Kimunya moved a motion on ratifying the agreement between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Republic of Kenya on Defence Cooperation. The motion was approved. 
  • Hon. Kamket Kassait moved a motion on the consideration of the Report on Annulment of the Scrap Metal Dealers Rules, 2022.
  • Hon. Abdulswamad Nassir moved a motion on the adoption of the Report of the Public Investments Committee on its consideration of the Special Audit Report on the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project.
  • Members of the National Assembly have approved a motion to consider the Report on Annulment of the Scrap Metal Dealers Rules, 2022. 
  • Adjournment of the House in Accordance with the Calendar of the National Assembly (2022).

Bills

First Reading 

  • The Appropriation Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 31 of 2022).
  • The Supplementary Appropriation (No.2) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 33 of 2022).
  • The Kenya School of Law (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 20 of 2022).
  • The Legal Education (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 23 of 2022).
  • The County Allocation of Revenue Bill (Senate Bill No. 1 Of 2022).

Second Reading 

  • The Traffic (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 60 of 2021).
  • The Appropriation Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 31 of 2022).
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 24 Of 2022).
  • The Supplementary Appropriation (No.2) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 33 of 2022).
  • The County Allocation of Revenue Bill (Senate Bill No. 1 Of 2022).

Committee of the Whole House

  • The Supreme Court (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 15 of 2021).
  • The Traffic (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 60 of 2021).
  • The Appropriation Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 31 of 2022).
  • The Higher Education Loans Board (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly No. 37 of 2020).
  • The Information Communication Technology Practitioners Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 38 of 2020).
  • The Insurance Professionals Registration Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 25 of 2020).
  • The Supplementary Appropriation (No.2) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 33 of 2022).
  • The County Allocation of Revenue Bill (Senate Bill No. 1 Of 2022).

Third Reading

  • The Finance Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 22 of 2022). 
  • The Appropriation Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 31 of 2022).
  • The Supreme Court (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 15 of 2021).
  • The Traffic (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 60 of 2021).
  • The Higher Education Loans Board (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly No. 37 of 2020).
  • The Information Communication Technology Practitioners Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 38 of 2020).
  • The Insurance Professionals Registration Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 25 of 2020).
  • The Supplementary Appropriation (No.2) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 33 of 2022).
The National Assembly of the 12th Parliament is dissolved until the conclusion of the August 2022 General Elections.

SENATE 

Communication from the Chair

  • The Speaker welcomed back the Senators after a short two-week recess full of political activities in preparations for the next general elections. The Speaker urged the Senate Majority Whip and the Minority Whip to ensure that the requisite number of senators is present in the House for us to conclude considerations of these matters. 
  • The Speaker provided communication regarding the passage of the Community Health Workers Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 30 of 2020) by the National Assembly.
  • The Speaker received a message from the Speaker of the National Assembly regarding the passage of the Children Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 38 of 2021).
  • The Speaker made communication to make on the request by the CS of the National Treasury seeking approval of the Senate on the National Government Guarantee for Laikipia County Government to borrow Kshs 1.16 billion through the issuance of a domestic infrastructure bond.

Statements

  • Sen. Okong’o Mogeni made a statement regarding the consideration by the National Assembly of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill National Assembly Bill No. 26 Of 2022).
  • Sen. Getrude Musuruve made a statement on the World Environment Day. 
  • Sen. Madzayo gave a report to the Standing Committee on Labour and Social Welfare on a Petition by Ms Julia Diffu, concerning appropriate leave rights for women who miscarry and suffer stillbirths. 
  • Sen. Kiprotich Cherargai sought a statement from the standing committee on National Security, Defence and Foreign Relations regarding the welfare of village administrators (wazee wa mtaa) and Nyumba Kumi elders. 
  • Sen. Kiprotich Cherargai sought a statement from the standing committee on Labour on the allocation and expenditure of funds from the sports, arts and social development funds to the various sports federations in Kenya. 

Papers Laid

  • The Parliamentary Service Commission Annual Report for Financial Year 2017/2018.
  • The Parliamentary Service Commission Annual Report for Financial Year 2018/2019. 
  • The Parliamentary Service Commission Annual Report for Financial Year 2019/2020.
  • The Public Finance Management (National Government) (Amendment) Regulations, Legal Notice No.89 of 2022.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Nairobi City for the year ended 30th June 2020. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Nairobi City Car Loan and Mortgage Fund for the year ended 30th June 2020.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Mombasa for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Mombasa for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Kilifi for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Kilifi for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Taita Taveta for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Taita Taveta for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Bomet for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Bomet for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Nyamira for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Nyamira for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Kisii for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Kisii for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Homa Bay for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Homa Bay for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Migori for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Migori for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the Kericho County Emergency Fund for the year ended 30th June 2020. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of Tana River County Ward Bursary Fund for the year ended 30th June 2020. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Kakamega for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Busia for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Murangá for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Murangá for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Nyeri for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Nyeri for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Baringo for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Baringo for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Nakuru for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Nakuru for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Makueni for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Makueni for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Machakos for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Machakos for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Kitui for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Kitui for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Samburu for the year ended 30th June 2021.
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Samburu for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Laikipia for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Laikipia for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Executive of Kirinyaga for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the County Assembly of Kirinyaga for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General on the financial statement of the Kirinyaga County Assembly Car Loan Fund for the year ended 30th June 2021. 
  • Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries on the Sugar Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 68 of 2019).
  • Report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget, on the County Governments Additional Allocations Cash Disbursement Schedule for the Financial Year 2021/2022 and Approval of the County Governments Additional Allocations Cash Disbursement Schedule for The Financial Year 2021/2022. 
  • Report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget on the County Governments’ Additional Allocations Cash Disbursement Schedule for Financial Year 2021/2022.
  • Report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget on the County Governments’ Additional Allocations, Bill (Senate Bills No. 2 of 2022). 
  • Report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget on the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 32 of 2021).
  • Report of the Senate Standing Committee on Land, Environment and National Resources on a petition concerning illegal alienation of a parcel of land Embu/Municipality/375 lease held by Child Welfare Kenya.
  • Report of the Senate Standing Committee on Land, Environment and National Resources on a petition to approve the proposed Environment Institute of Kenya (EIK) Bill.
  • Report of the Senate Standing Committee on Land, Environment and National Resources on a petition to expunge the alleged offensive provisions in the Water Services Regulations 2021 and the Water Resources Regulations 2021.
  • Report of the Senate Standing Committee on Land, Environment and National Resources on a petition by Kirimon Residents regarding historical land injustices against the Samburu Community living in Kirimon, Laikipia North-Laikipia County.
  • Report of the Standing Committee on Labour and Social Welfare on a study visit on sports development and management in the United Kingdom. 

Bills

First Reading

  • The Health Laws (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 2 of 2021).

Second Reading 

  • Division of House
    • The County Allocation of Revenue Bill (Senate Bills No. 1 of 2022).
    • The Election Campaign Financing (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bills No. 51 Of 2021).
    • The Landlord and Tenant Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 3 of 2021).
    • The Persons with Disabilities (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bills No. 29 of 2020).
    • The Employment (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bills No. 54 of 2021).
    • The Cotton Industry Development Bill (Senate Bills No. 55 of 2021).
    • The Sugar Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 68 of 2019.
    • The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 32 of 2021).
    • The Sacco Societies (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 55 of 2021).
    • The Sustainable Waste Management Bill (National Assembly Bills No. 22 of 2021).
    • The National Cohesion and Peace Building Bill (Senate Bills No. 19 of 2021).
    • The County E-Health Bill (Senate Bills No. 39 of 2021). 
  • The County Governments Additional Allocation Bill (Senate Bills No. 2 of 2022). 

Committee of the Whole House 

  • The Mental Health (Amendment) Bill (Senate Bills No. 28 of 2020).
  • The County Allocation of Revenue Bill (Senate Bills No. 1 of 2022). 

Third Reading 

  • The County Allocation of Revenue Bill (Senate Bills No. 1 of 2022).
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