County revenue law awaits Uhuru's assent
07 June 2013, 12:14
Nairobi - The Division of Revenue Bill now awaits presidential assent after the National Assembly disregarded amendments by the Senate to increase allocations to the 47 counties by another KES 48 billion from the agreed KES 10bn.
Capital News reports that The Senate last week approved the Bill with a recommendation that the money to counties be raised from KES 210 billion as proposed by Treasury and approved by the National Assembly, to KES 258 billion.
The amendments in Bill has elicited a supremacy debated between the National Assembly and the Senate over who between them should have the final say in regard to the crucial law that determines how the national government shares revenues with county governments.
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