The Departmental Committee on Health has raised a red flag over the high level of pesticide residues of fruits and vegetables, leading to increased prevalence of non-communicable diseases such as cancer, acute and respiratory diseases, mental, behavioural and neurological disorders, as well as degradation of the environment.
National Assembly proceeds on a short recess; to resume on 3rd November
Members of the National Assembly, Thursday 15th October embarked on a short recess, but not before concluding crucial business that was under their consideration. Sittings are expected to resume on 3rd November after the two-week recess which is in accordance with the House calendar.
Speaker directs Committees to conclude reports on draft legislations by end month
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Justin Muturi has directed all Departmental Committees to consider all legislative proposals before them, whose 21 days have expired, and submit their recommendations to him by 3rd November when the House resumes from a 2-week recess.
House approves Bill in record time to unlock Kshs. 370 billion funding to Counties
The National Assembly, Tuesday, October 06, 2020, passed the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2020. The Bill was referred to the National Assembly on Thursday last week from the Senate.
House Committee Meets Tea Traders over Proposed Tea Regulations
The National Assembly's Committee on Delegated Legislation Monday begun a two-day long series of Public Participation meetings with the Tea Trading Stakeholders in Mombasa County over the Proposed Tea industry regulations.