Release date: 2019/4/15 17:14
(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The House of Representatives ended its tenth session of the second legislative term for the first legislative year in the fourth parliamentary session under the chairmanship of Mohammed Al Halbusi, the President of the Council, on Monday, in the presence of 194 deputies to read the first draft bills.
At the beginning of the session, which was chaired by First Vice-President of the Council Hassan al-Kaabi, part of them and drew to hold intensive meetings with the heads of parliamentary blocs in order to speed up the decision to name the heads of committees and their deputies and rapporteurs, calling the winning members who did not take the constitutional oath of membership of the House of Representatives to accelerate the oath to ensure the exercise of their role As effective as their fellow MPs.
The Presidency of the Council decided to postpone the consideration of the appeals submitted to the health of some members of the House of Representatives to a later session, in need of a two-thirds majority of the members of the Council.
The draft law amending the Iraqi Money Recovery Law No. (9) for the year 2012, submitted by the Integrity and Finance Committees and the draft law amending the Companies Law No. (21) for the year, submitted by the Economic, Investment, Culture, Information, Tourism and Antiquities Committees 1997, Concerned for the maturation of the bill.
The Council concluded the first reading of the draft law of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, submitted by the services, reconstruction, culture, information, tourism and archeology committees for the purpose of developing the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and defining its tasks and establishing and developing infrastructure for telecommunications, information technology, postal and savings services, Internet services of all kinds, developing telecommunications services and keeping abreast of technological development. And the implementation of the general policy of the state in these sectors and the exploitation of material and human resources in order to increase and improve services and raise the level of performance and organization of work in Communications and acts of worship of information technology and determine the organizational structure of the Ministry.
The Council decided to postpone the first reading of the draft law of the first amendment to the law of the Ministry of the Interior No. 20 of 2016, submitted by the Security and Defense Committee with a view to reviewing the ministry’s formations and their level of coordination in accordance with the legal system of administrative organization.
The Council then completed the first reading of the draft law on the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the Convention on Minimum Standards for Social Security No. 102 of 1952, submitted by the Committees on Foreign Relations, Labor, Social Affairs, Migration and Displaced Persons in order to secure the minimum standards of social security for workers in the Republic of Iraq and to accede to the Convention Which entered into force on 27 April 1955.
Al-Kaabi called on deputies to resolve the issue of the heads of parliamentary committees and their deputies and rapporteurs and facilitate the task of holding presidential elections in order to provide legislation that contributes to the service of citizens.
For his part, the Speaker of the House of Representatives postponed the reading and discussion of the draft traffic law submitted by the Security and Defense Committee at the request of the concerned committee to the next session.
It was then decided to adjourn the meeting until next Wednesday