The plenary session about the Emancipation Day Ordinance among other issues scheduled for Monday, May 21 at 10.00am and the Central Committee meeting scheduled for 2.00pm, have both been postponed until further notice.  The postponement is in connection with the swearing in ceremony of the new Government.  Additional information will be forthcoming when the aforementioned meetings will be rescheduled.


There will be a public plenary session of Parliament on May 21 to discuss the Emancipation Day Ordinance among other issues.

The meeting will take place on Monday morning at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament on Wilhelmina Straat #2.1 in Philipsburg.

The draft ordinance to be discussed is about the introduction of Emancipation Day on July 1 as a national holiday.

The other agenda points are the National Ordinance of the new Criminal Code and incoming documents.

The committee meeting will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 20 and via Pearl Radio FM 98.1. The audio will be carried via the Internet www.pearlfmradio.com.


The scheduled public plenary session of Parliament for May 14 to discuss the Emancipation Day Ordinance has been postponed.

The meeting was scheduled to take place on Monday morning at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament on Wilhelmina Straat #2.1 in Philipsburg.

The plenary session has been postponed until further notice due to funeral services for the late Jane Eliza Richardson-Proctor, the mother of Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Hyacinth Richardson.

The President of Parliament Hon. drs. Gracita Arrindell extends her condolences to the family of the late Jane Eliza Richardson-Proctor and especially to MP Hon. Hyacinth Richardson on behalf of the Parliament of Sint Maarten and fellow parliamentary colleagues.


There will be a public plenary session of Parliament on May 14 to discuss the Emancipation Ordinance among other issues.

The meeting will take place on Monday morning at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament on Wilhelmina Straat #2.1 in Philipsburg.

The draft ordinance to be discussed is about the introduction of Emancipation Day on July 1 as a national holiday.

The other agenda points are the National Ordinance of the new Criminal Code and incoming documents.

The committee meeting will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 20 and via Pearl Radio FM 98.1. The audio will be carried via the Internet www.pearlfmradio.com.

 


The Central Committee of Parliament will meet on May 08 to discuss the Emancipation Ordinance and an invitation from the Parliament of Latin America Parlatino.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday morning at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament on Wilhelmina Straat #2.1 in Philipsburg.

The draft ordinance is related to the introduction of Emancipation Day on July 1 as a national holiday.

The second agenda point is an invitation from Parlatino to participate in “VII Encuentro de Parlamentarios Cooperativistas” and the establishment of the “Red de Parlamentarios Cooperativistas de Americas,” from May 28 to June 1.


A Central Committee of Parliament hearing is planned for 8 February about the Sole Proprietorship Law.

The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at 4.00pm in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament.

The law that parliamentarians will be dealing with is the National Ordinance establishing Title 13 of Book 7 of the Civil Code, National Ordinance Sole Proprietorship.

Several Notaries and the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry will give their input with respect to the aforementioned national ordinance.

The committee hearing will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 20 and only the audio can be heard via Pearl Radio FM 98.1 as well as via the Internet www.pearlfmradio.com and www.sxmparliament.org.


The Permanent Committee of Parliament on Public Housing, Spatial Development, Environment, and Infrastructure, will meet on April 26 in a public session.

A group of individuals will provide parliamentarians information about Geographical Information System (GIS) – The Currency of Modern Government.

The request for the meeting came from Donald Webster, a GIS specialist. Webster and his team will provide information on how GIS is designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyse, manage, spatial referenced data, and how various government institutions throughout the world have relied on using this technology to the benefit of their national development.

The meeting will take place on Thursday morning at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament on Wilhelmina Straat #2.1 in Philipsburg.

The committee is headed by Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Romain Laville, Chairman, MP Hon. Roy Marlin, Vice Chair, MP Hon. Patrick Illidge, and MP Hon. William Marlin.

The committee meeting will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 20 and via Pearl Radio FM 98.1. The audio will be carried via the Internet www.pearlfmradio.com.


The Committee of Country Expenditures meeting that was scheduled in a closed session on April 26 has been postponed.

The Committee was scheduled to meet with the high council of state the General Audit Chamber.

Members of the Committee are Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Roy Marlin, Chairman, MP Hon. William Marlin, Vice Chair, MP Hon. Romain Laville, MP Hon. Patrick Illidge, and MP Hon. Frans Richardson.


The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Parliamentary Relations will meet in a closed session on April 20 to discuss matters related to the democratic deficit within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

The meeting will take place on Friday morning at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament on Wilhelmina Straat #2.1 in Philipsburg.

Members of the Committee are Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Roy Marlin, Chairman, MP Hon. Ruth Douglass, Vice Chair, MP Hon. Patrick Illidge, MP Hon. William Marlin, and MP Hon. Frans Richardson.


The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Parliamentary Relations will meet in a closed session on April 20 to discuss matters related to the democratic deficit within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

The meeting will take place on Friday morning at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament on Wilhelmina Straat #2.1 in Philipsburg.

Members of the Committee are Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Roy Marlin, Chairman, MP Hon. Ruth Douglass, Vice Chair, MP Hon. Patrick Illidge, MP Hon. William Marlin, and MP Hon. Frans Richardson.


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