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National Assembly commences its Fifth and Final session
The National Assembly convenes for its fifth and final session of the 11th Parliament tomorrow January 24th, 2017 at 2.30pm ahead of the next general election slated for August 8th, 2017. Top on the agenda is appointment of members to the House Business Committee that determines business to be transacted in the House. Also to be undertaken is the constitution of the Sessional Committees. Another item on the agenda is the determination of the House calender that will run upto August 7th ahead of the elections. It is expected that the House will be adjourned Sine Die (indefinitely) two months before the elections in August. Another critical matter to be undertaken by the House is conclusion of Budget items among them 2017/18 budget estimates, 2016/17 supplementary item 1, Division of Revenue Bill, County Allocation Bill, Appropriation Bill 2017/18 and The Finance Bill. The House is also targeting to pass about 20 key bills among them Privatization (amendment) Bill, Public Service Commission Bill, Sacco Societies Bill, Betting Control Bill and the Statute Law Miscellaneous (amendment) Bill 2016/17 among others.