MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

BUDGET SESSION, 2003

BULLETIN NO.1

(WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19,2003)

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        The House met at 10 a.m. with the Hon'ble Speaker in the chair. The day was devoted for the transaction of Government business.

1.    ADDRESS BY THE GOVERNOR UNDER ARTICLE 176 OF THE CONSTITUTION

        The Governor was ushered in with due ceremony. He commenced his address to the House at 10.10 a.m. and concluded at 11 a.m.

        The House was adjourned till 12 noon.

        (After a break, the House re-assembled at 12 noon).

2.    MOTION OF THANKS :

       Shri Draison Kharshiing, moved the following motion :

        " That the Members of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly assembled in this session were deeply grateful to the Governor for the address which has been pleased to deliver to this House today the 19th March, 2003".

       The motion was seconded by Shri Charles Pyngrope.

3.    REPORT OF THE BUSINESS ADVISORY COMMITTEE :

       Under Rule 230 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Meghalaya Legislative  Assembly, the Speaker, announced the report of the Business Advisory Committee.

4.    TIME ALLOCATION ORDER :

        Shri D. D. Lapang, Chief Minister incharge Parliamentary Affairs moved :

        " That this House agrees to the allocation of time proposed by the Business Advisory Committee in regard to the various items of business for the current session".

(The motion was carried and the Calendar approved).

5.    PANEL OF CHAIRMEN :

       Under Rule 9 (1) of the Rules of procedure and Conduct of Business in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, the Speaker nominated the following members to constitute the panel of Chairmen for the current session :-

1.

Shri A.L. Hek, M.L.A.

2.

Shri H.S. Lyngdoh, M.L.A.

3.

Shri Timothy D. Shira, M.L.A.

4.

Shri Draison Kharshiing, M.L.A.

6.    THE CONTINGENCY FUND OF MEGHALAYA (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 2003 :

       Dr. Donkupar Roy, Deputy Chief Minister, incharge of Finance laid the Contingency Fund of Meghalaya (Amendment) Ordinance, 2003.

7.    PRESENTATION OF APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS AND FINANCE ACCOUNTS ETC :

       Dr. Donkupar Roy, Deputy Chief Minister, incharge of Finance presented the following :

1.

Appropriation Accounts for the year 2001-2002.

2.

Finance Accounts, 2001-2002.

8.    LAYING OF ANNUAL REPORTS ETC :

       Dr. Mukul Sangma, Minister incharge P.W.D. (Roads) laid the Annual Report of Meghalaya Government Construction Ltd., for the year 1999-2000.

9.    MOTION OF CONFIDENCE :

       Shri D.D. Lapang, Chief Minister, moved the following motion :" That this House expresses its confidence in the present Ministry headed by him" - (The motion was adopted)

10.    ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE CHAIR :

        The Speaker announced that in pursuance of Rule 2 (1) (b) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Shri Admiral K. Sangma was recognised as the Leader of Opposition in the House.

11.    ADJOURNMENT :

        The House rose at 12.10 p.m. and stood adjourned till 10 a.m. on Thursday, the 20th March, 2003.

 

                   Secretary,
  Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.

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