27th May 2022 Parliamentary Round Up

May 27, 2022 - 5 minutes read
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 the service of the year ending 30th June 2022.
  • The 2021/2022 Supplementary Estimates (ii) – Recurrent Expenditure – estimates of further sums required to be voted for the service of the year ending 30th June 2022.
  • The Annual Reports and Financial Statements in respect of Parliamentary Service Commission for the FY 2017/2018 – 2018/2019 – 2019/2020. 
  • Legal Notice No. 78 of 2022 relating to the National Gender and Equality Commission, complaints handling procedure of 2022.
  • The Public Service Commission County Appeals Procedure Regulations of 2022 and explanatory memorandum from the Parliamentary Service Commission.
  • Report of the Auditor-General and Financial Statements in respect of Civil Servants Housing Scheme Fund for the year ended 30th June, 2021, and the certificates therein.
  • Report of the Departmental Committee on Transport and Public Works on its consideration of the Traffic (Amendment) Bill (N.A Bills No. 60 of 2021). 
  • The Report of the Departmental Committee on Finance and National Planning on its consideration of the Finance Bill (N.A Bill No. 22 of 2022).
  • The Report of the Budget and Appropriation Committee on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure, for the National Executive, Parliament and the Judiciary for the Financial year 2022/ 23 and the Medium-Term. 
  • Sessional Paper No. 01 of 2022 on National Automotive Policy. 
  • Report of the Auditor-General and financial statements in respect of state officers and public officers motor car loan scheme fund for the year ended 30th June, 2021, and the certificates therein.
  • Report of the Auditor-General and financial statements on Uwezo Fund Oversight Board for the year ended 30th of June 2021 and the certificates therein. 
  • Report of the Auditor General and financial statements on Women Enterprise Fund Oversight Board for the year ended 30th of June 2021 and the certificates therein.

Reports Approved

  • Report of the Committee of the Whole House on the Children Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 38 of 2021. 

Motion

  • Hon. Amos Kimunya moves a procedural motion on the Exemption of Business from the provisions of the standing order 40 (3). In view of the short period remaining before the commencement of the Sine Die recess, this House orders that business sponsored  by the majority or minority party, or a committee shall be accorded priority during morning sittings of Wednesday, 25th May and Wednesday, 8th June, 2022.
  • Hon. Richard Tongi moves a motion on the appointment of nominees to the position of ambassadors, high commissioners, and permanent representatives.
  • Approved motion for Implementation Status of the Reports on a Petition on Irregular Renewal of Leases of Land by Del Monte Kenya Limited and Eviction of Workers from their Land In Roysambu by KDF.
  • Hon. Emmanuel Wangwe moves a procedural motion seeking the Extension of Sitting time until the conclusion of business on the order paper for the Committee of Supply.

Statements 

  • Hon. Kigano Muturi gave a response to a statement sought by Hon. Aden Duale regarding the appointment of the Chairperson of the Assumption to the Office of the President Committee.
  • Hon. Kimani Kuria seeks a statement from the Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations regarding Visa fees collected from unsuccessful Kenyans who apply to travel abroad.
  • Hon. Emmanuel Wangwe makes a statement regarding the Business of the House for the week commencing Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Communication from the Chair 

  • Speaker Muturi stated that the term of the 12th Parliament ends on Monday, August 8, 2022, pursuant to Article 102 of the Constitution. Therefore,  all committee chairpersons have been accorded an opportunity to table their respective exit reports during the sitting of the House of Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, and Thursday 9 June, 2022. 

Bills 

First Reading

  • The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 26 of 2022) 

Second Reading

  • The Finance Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 22 of 2022) 

Committee of the Whole House 

  • The Military Veterans Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 4 of 2022).
  • The Persons with Disabilities Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 61 of 2021).
  • The National Government Constituencies Development Fund (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 4 of 2021). 

Committee of Supply (1st Allotted Day) 

  • Estimates of Recurrent and Development Expenditure for the year ending 30th June, 2023.

Third Reading

  • The Children Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 38 of 2021).

Bills Passed 

  • The Military Veterans Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 4 of 2022).
  • The Persons with Disabilities Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 61 of 2021).
  • The Children Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 38 of 2021).

SENATE

The Senate is currently in recess until June 7, 2022.

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