MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
BUDGET SESSION, 2008

(BULLETIN NO 3)

MONDAY, THE 24th MARCH, 2008

The House met at 10.00 am on the 24th March, 2008 with the Hon’ble Speaker in the Chair. The day was devoted for the transaction of Government Business.

1. ADDRESSS BY THE GOVERNOR UNDER ARTICLE 176.

The Governor was ushered inside the House with due ceremony. He began his address at 10.10 a.m. and concluded at 11.10 a.m.

After tea break, the House re-assembled at 11-40 A.M.

2. MOTION OF THANKS TO THE GOVERNOR’S ADDRESS:

Shri J. D. Rymbai, MLA moved:

“The Members of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly are deeply grateful to His Excellency, the Governor of Meghalaya for the address which he has been pleased to deliver to the House, today, the 24th March, 2008.

The Motion of thanks was seconded by Shri Donbok Khymdeit.

3. ALLOCATION OF TIME:

Shri Paul Lyngdoh, Minister in-charge Parliamentary Affairs moved:

“That this House agrees to the allocation of time proposed by the Special Meeting in regard to the various items of business for the current session’.

(The question was put before the House and agreed to the Allocation of Time proposed by the Special Committee for the current session)

4. PANEL OF CHAIRMEN:

In pursuance of Rule 9(1) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, the Hon’ble Speaker nominated the following members to the panel of Chairmen for the current Session:

(a) Shri J. D. Rymbai, MLA.

(b) Shri Rowel Lyngdoh, MLA.

(c) Shri John Manner Marak, MLA.

(d) Smti Ampareen Lyngdoh, MLA.

5. SUPPLEMENTARY DEMANDS FOR GRANTS:

Shri Conrad K. Sangma, Minister in-charge Finance presented the following:-

(a) Supplementary Demands for Grants and Supplementary Appropriation for 2007-08.

(b) Appropriation Accounts, 2006-07.

(c) Finance Accounts, 2006-07

6. OBITUARY REFERENCES:

The House mourned the death of:

(a) Shri P. D. Sangma.

(b) Shri Armison Marak.

(c) Shri Sengran M. Sangama.

(d) Shri B. B. Challam.

As a mark of respect to the departed souls, the House stood and observed 2 minutes silence.

7. ADJOURNMENT:

The House rose at 12.40 p.m. and will meet again on Tuesday, the 25th March, 2008 at 10.00 a.m.

Dated: Shillong,

Secretary,

The 24th March, 2008.

Meghalaya Legislative Assembly