The Session Starts Tuesday
The Fourth Session of the Eleventh Parliament is scheduled for Tuesday, April 09, 2019. Members of the House of Assembly will meet at 10:00 a.m. and Members of the Senate will meet at 10:30 a.m., after which both Houses will meet in joint session to receive a message from His Excellency, the Governor General, Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac.
The Standing Finance Committee will meet in closed session at 2:30 p.m. on April 09, 2019 to review the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure 2019/2020.
A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. where the debate on the Estimates of Expenditure 2019/2020 will take place. A report of the Meeting of the Standing Finance Committee will also be presented.
The following Motion is down for consideration:
BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly do adopt the Report of the Standing Finance Committee on the Estimates of Expenditure for the financial year 2019/2020 in the sum of One Billion, Five Hundred and Ninety-one Million, Five Hundred and Eighty-nine Thousand, ($1,591,589,000.00) dollars as a charge against the Consolidated Fund and other funds of the State of Saint Lucia.
A Formal House of Assembly Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, April 15, 2019 for the tabling of the Appropriation Bill 2019/2020 and the Delivery of the Prime Minister’s Budget Address.
The Monday meeting is scheduled for at 5:00 p.m. with the Debate on the Appropriation Bill to follow from Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.