VP to ask lawmakers to speed up Bills’ debate
14 February 2012, 09:07
Nairobi – Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka is on Tuesday
expected to introduce a procedural Motion seeking to reduce the
publication period of two key Bills that are top on the agenda as the
August House resumes business from the Christmas break.
Musyoka, who is the Leader of Government Business, will ask
Parliament to start debate on the Intergovernmental Relations Bill and
the Transition to Devolved Government Bill within 11 days as opposed to
the 14-day period set under Standing Orders.
The two Bills were published on February 3.
The Vice President is at the same time set to introduce a similar
Motion to exempt the two Bills – as well as the County Government’s Bill
– from going through the relevant departmental committees after their
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