PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for 10.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. Representatives of the Financial Action Task Force will be present.

The agenda points are:

  1. Ontwerp van Landsverordening tot wijziging van de Landsverordening op het notarisambt ten behoeve van de uitoefening van notariële bevoegdheden op Saba en Sint Eustatius door het notariaat van Sint Maarten (IS/002/2018-2019 d.d. 11 september 2018) (ZJ 2018-2019-119)

National Ordinance amending the National Ordinance on the Notary office for the exercising of notarial competencies on Saba and Sint Eustatius by the notary of Sint Maarten (Parliamentary Year 2018-2019-119)

  1. Ontwerp van Landsverordening tot wijziging van de Landsverordenlng aanmeldingsplicht van grensoverschrijdende geldtransporten naar aanleiding van de aanbevelingen 32 en 33 van de Financial Action Task Force (IS/142/2018-2019 d.d. 4 oktober 2018) (ZJ 2018-2019-120)

National Ordinance amending the National Ordinance on the obligation to notify cross-border money transfers in response to recommendations 32 and 33 of the Financial Action Task Force (Parliamentary Yeas 2018-2019-120)

       3.Approval composition delegation and provision for Members of Parliament to participate in the Tripartite and Work visit in Suriname from February 10-15, 2019.

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, the audio via the Internet www.sxmparliament.org, www.pearlfmradio.sx and Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten.

 


PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Public meeting to be held tomorrow Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 14:00 hrs with agenda point:

Ontwerp van Landsverordening tot wijziging van de Landsverordening ruimtelijke ontwikkelingsplan in verband met het herinvoeren van artikel 28a (ZJ 2015-2016-084) (IS/422/2015-2016 d.d. 14 januari 2016)

National Ordinance amending the National Ordinance Spatial Development Plan in connection with the reintroduction of article 28a (Parliamentary Year 2015-2016-084)

Has been postponed until further notice upon the request of the Minister.

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public meeting on Monday, January 21, 2019.

The Public meeting is scheduled for 15.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of General Affairs will be present.

The agenda point is:
Discussion on the decision of the Council of Ministers taken on Tuesday to go with the Dutch government and European Investment Bank (EIB) financing proposal to the tune of US $100 million for the reconstruction of St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA)

(This meeting was requested by MP A.M.R. Irion, MP E.J. Doran and MP C.T. Emmanuel, MP S.E. Jacobs, MP F.G. Richardson, and MP R. Brison) (IS/487/18-19 d.d 14 January 2019)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, the audio via the Internet www.sxmparliament.org


The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public meeting on Thursday, November 22, 2018.

The Public meeting is scheduled for 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication will be present.

The agenda point is:

Initiatieflandsverordening tot wijziging van artikel 50 lid 2 van de Vergunningslandsverordening (Landsverordening aanpassing leeftijd verkoop van alcoholische drank Vergunningslandsverordening) (IS/950/2014-2015 d.d. 22 juli 2015) (Zittingsjaar 2014-2015-075)   

(Initiative National Ordinance amending article 50 paragraph 2 of the License Ordinance (National Ordinance adaptation age sales of alcohol Permit Ordinance) (Parliamentary Year 2014-2015075)


The House of Parliament will sit in a Continuation Plenary Public meeting on Monday, November 12, 2018. 

The Plenary Public meeting which was adjourned on November 5, 2018, will be reconvened on Monday, November 12 at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Justice will be present. 

The agenda point is:

Repercussions of the verdict by the European Court of Human Rights in the Corallo case for the country St. Maarten and the Ministry of Justice of St. Maarten (IS/191/2018-2019 dated October 12, 2018)

(This meeting was requested by MP T.E. Heyliger, MP C.E. Brownbill and MP S.M. BIjlani)


The House of Parliament will sit in an urgent plenary public meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. 

The urgent plenary public meeting is scheduled for 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.The Minister of Justice will be present.

The agenda point is:

Progress committee report on the police department and prison and the proposed measures to be taken to improve the deplorable condition (IS/271/2018-2019 dated October 31, 2018)

(This meeting was requested by MP F.G. Richardson, MP S.E. Jacobs, MP E.J. Doran, MP C.T. Emmanuel, MP R. Brison, MP W.V. Marlin,and MP A.M.R. Irion)


The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. 

The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for 09.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. Representatives of the Social Economic Council (SER) will be present for this meeting.

The agenda point is:

Presentation Annual Report 2017 of the Social Economic Council (IS/058/2018-2019 dated September 17, 2018)


The House of Parliament will sit in an urgent public session on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. 

The urgent plenary public meeting is scheduled for 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Finance will be present. 

The agenda point is:

Status of Tax Reform on St. Maarten (IS/181/2018-2019 dated October 11, 2018)

This meeting was requested by MP C.T. Emmanuel, MP F.G. Richardson, MP MP E.J. Doran and MP S.E. Jacobs


The Committeeof Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environmentand Infrastructurewill meet in a session on Friday, October 26, 2018. Representatives from theEnviro Power Renewable INC will present. 

The Committee meeting is scheduled for 10:00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. 

The agenda point is: 

Discussion on EnviroPower Renewable INC’sproposal for financing and developing a waste to energy facility and providing their solution to removing the landfill and waste management issues in St. Maarten


The House of Parliament will sit in 

an urgentplenary public meeting on Monday, September 24, 2018. The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport will be present.

The urgent plenary public meeting which was adjourned on September 14, 2018 will resume on Monday September 24 at 17.00 hrs in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. 

The agenda points are:

  1. Status of the schools for the school year 2018/2019, particularly the shortage of teachers, preparedness for the 2018 hurricane season, the safety Emergency Management Committee and the Emergency Guidelines for schools, the School Bus Policy, and the Implementation Plan
  1. The state of sports and arts facilities and programs in Sint Maarten (IS/872/2017-2018 dated August 22, 2018)

(This meeting was requested by MP S.E. Jacobs, MP W.V. Marlin and MP A.M.R. Irion)


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