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Senate Assembly   |     Dec 19, 2016 To Dec 23, 2016     |     Session No: 257     |     Session Type: Regular

  Session Time [In Hours : Minutes]

Sitting Date Sitting No. Schedule Starting Time Actual Starting Time Delay End Time of Sitting Total Sitting Time Break
19 Dec, 2016 1 02:00 02:01 00:01 07:08 4:49 0:18
20 Dec, 2016 2 02:30 02:32 00:02 05:19 2:47 0:00
21 Dec, 2016 3 02:30 02:30 00:00 06:47 4:17 0:00
22 Dec, 2016 4 02:30 02:31 00:01 08:08 5:20 0:17
23 Dec, 2016 5 10:30 10:33 00:03 12:53 2:20 0:00
Total/Average 0:01 19:33 0:35

  Attendance

Key Members' Attendance
Sitting No. Chairman Deputy Chairman Panel of Presiding Officers Prime Minister Leader of the House Leader of the Opposition
1

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

4:49 0:00 0:00 0:00 2:14 0:00
2

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

1:39 1:24 0:00 0:00 2:10 1:07
3

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:53 1:08 0:00 0:00 0:23 2:44
4

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

3:55 0:00 1:25 0:00 2:46 0:55
5

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

1:11 0:00 1:09 0:00 1:54 0:00

No. of Sittings Attended

5

3

5

0

5

3

Total Time

14:27

2:32

2:34

0:00

9:27

4:46


Member's Attendance in each Sitting
Sitting No. Members At Outset Members At End Maximum Members Minority Members
1 26 15 0 0
2 16 29 0 0
3 14 18 0 0
4 10 16 0 0
5 15 10 0 0
Average Attendance 16 18 0 0

Members Attendance by Sitting and Party
Party Total Membership Average Present Average Absent Average Leave
PPPP 27 15 9 2
PML-N 26 17 7 3
IND 10 8 2 0
MQM 8 6 2 0
PTI 7 3 3 0
ANP 6 4 2 0
JUI 5 3 2 0
PML 4 2 2 0
NP 3 2 1 0
PKMAP 3 2 1 0
BNP-A 2 1 1 0
PML-F 1 1 0 0
BNP-M 1 1 0 0
JI 1 0 0 0

Parliamentary Leaders Attendance

Sitting No. Parliamentary Leaders
PML PML-F PPPP PTI MQM JUI PkMAP JI BNP-A ANP BNP NP
1

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

2

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

3

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

4

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

5

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

No. of Sittings Attended

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

  Orders of the Day

  Question Hour ( View All Questions )

Sitting No. Ministry Starred Un-starred Total
2 Defence 2 0 2
2 Information and Broadcasting 2 0 2
2 Interior and Narcotics Control 27 0 27
2 National History and Literary Heritage 1 0 1
2 Railways 6 0 6
2 States and Frontier Regions 6 0 6
3 Federal Education and Professional Training 8 0 8
3 Foreign Affairs 6 0 6
3 Inter-Provincial Coordination 2 0 2
3 National Food Security and Research 2 0 2
3 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 5 0 5
3 Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development 4 0 4
3 Ports and Shipping 2 0 2
4 Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization 14 0 14
4 Industries & Production 5 0 5
4 Planning, Development and Reform 5 0 5
5 Capital Administration and Development Division 16 0 16
5 Climate Change Division 1 0 1
5 Commerce 3 0 3
5 Information Technology and Telecommunication 1 0 1
5 Textile Industry 1 0 1
Total119 0 119

  Privilege Motion

Sitting No. Privilege Motion Status
3
Against the Chairman CDA for non-implementation of the direction of the Standing Committee on the subject matter of 1400 acres of land of NARC
Reffered to Committee

  Adjournment Motion

Sitting No. Adjournment Motion Status
2
The failure of the Federal Government to finalize the 8th NFC Award
Out of Order
2
The terrorist attack on Police Training Center, Quetta, on 25th October, 2016, that claimed lives of sixty undertraining Police Personnel
Out of Order
2
The report of the Commission on the incident of terrorism at Civil Hospital Quetta, on 8th August, 2016
Admitted for Discussion
3
The proposed shifting of five components of Banking Services Corporation of State Bank of Pakistan dealing with Currency Management, Government Banking, Internal Audit, Foreign Exchange Management and implementation of development policies of Development Finance Group to Lahore or any other place outside Karachi
Out of Order
3
The incident of Blast at Gaddeni Ship Breaking Yard which resulted into loss of 22 lives and injuries to many
Dropped
3
The leveling of bald allegations in a TV program regarding owning of flat in London by the Leader of JUI-F and his family Members
Dropped
3
The report of the Commission on the incident of terrorism at Civil Hospital Quetta, on 8th August, 2016
Deferred
4
The decline in exports by 35% and Foreign Direct Investment by 53% in the last three years
Dropped
4
The chaotic situation being faced by Higher Education Sector for the last four years in the presence of three provincial HECs controlling the same Universities simultaneously
Out of Order
4
The incident of crash of PIA ATR plane coming from Chitral to Islamabad on 7th December, 2016, which resulted into the deaths of forty eight persons
Dropped
4
The report of the Commission on the incident of terrorism at Civil Hospital Quetta, on 8th August, 2016
Debated
5
The total debt and liabilities of Pakistan which have reached to Rs. 22.5 trillion and the rate of debt which has increased by 37.5% approximately
Dropped
5
The lapses in the inquiry of 425MW Nandipur Power Plant especially the inability of Pakistani engineers who could not revive the powerful plant despite numerous trainings in China
Withdrawn
5
The failure of Drugs Regulatory Authority of Pakistan in discharging its primary responsibility of making rules for licensing, registration of therapeutic goods and regulations for advertisements
Dropped

  Calling Attention Notices

Sitting No. Calling Attention Notices Ministry Status
2
3000 posts lying vacant in Federal Government Educational Institutions
Capital Administration and Development Division Taken Up
2
The requirements for NGOs and Foreign Delegates to get NOC for visiting/working in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Interior and Narcotics Control Taken Up
3
The non-protection of Margalla Hills National Park, which is being badly affected due to anti-environmental activities
Climate Change Division Taken Up
3
The non-functioning of Central Laboratory for Environmental Analysis and Networking (CLEAN) which is used for sampling and analysis of air pollution
Climate Change Division Taken Up
4
The non-availability of burial and funeral place for the Hindu Community residing in Islamabad due to which that community is facing serious problems
Interior and Narcotics Control Taken Up
4
The inconvenience caused to the residents of Islamabad due to the blockage of the roads by the Government and Private Offices and Embassies located in the residential areas of Islamabad
Capital Administration and Development Division Taken Up
5
The crash of PIA ATR plane coming from Chitral to Islamabad on 7th December, 2016, which resulted into the deaths of forty eight persons
Aviation Division Taken Up
5
Carrying out the Indo-Pak trade despite repeated violations of ceasefire by the Indian forces at LoC resulting into deaths and injuries to dozens of innocent Pakistani citizens
Commerce Taken Up

  Legislative Business

Sitting No. Name of Bill Type Status
1 The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Introduced
1 The Drug Regulatory Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Withdrawn
1 The Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational Institutions (Registration and Regulation) (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Introduced
1 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (Amendment of Article 251) Private Introduced
1 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (Substitution of Article 251) Private Introduced
1 The Corporate Rehabilitation Bill, 2015 Private Passed
2 The Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Government Passed
2 The Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Bill, 2016 Government Introduced
3 The Public Private Partnership Authority Bill, 2016 Government Introduced
3 The Companies (Appointment of Legal Advisers) (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Government Passed
4 The National Command Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Government Passed

  Resolution

Sitting No. Resolution Type of Resolution Status
1 The House recommends that the Government should fix the minimum pay of Government and non-Government employees @ Rs. 20,000/- Private Dropped
1 This House recommends that the Government should take necessary steps to withdraw high denomination Rs. 5000 notes from circulation in order to reduce illicit money flow, encourage the use of bank accounts and reduce the size of undocumented economy Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Government should augment the efforts of the Provincial Government of Balochistan to rehabilitate the affecttees of earthquake hit areas in the province Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Government should designate a place or an area for holding public meetings and agitation by the political parties in Islamabad in order to avoid law and order situation and disturbances caused due to such meetings and agitation Private Dropped
1 This House recommends to the Government to make necessary amendments in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, to empower the Senate of Pakistan to pass the Money Bill, including the Finance Bill Private Adopted

  Reports

Sitting No. Report Status
1
The National Command Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Presented
1
The report of the Standing Committee on Defence on “Public Petition No. 1471 of Mr. Muhammad Tariq, JSO, College of E&ME, Rawalpindi
Presented
3
The Civil Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2016 introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati on 26th September, 2016
Presented
3
The Civil Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Presented
3
The report of the Standing Committee on Interior and Narcotics Control on the matter raised by Senator Lt. Gen. (R) Abdul Qayyum, on 15th June, 2016, regarding murder of Prof. Dr. Shahid Nawaz, Cardiologist of PIMS
Presented
3
The report on 2nd Biannual Monitoring on the Implementation of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award (January-June, 2016), as required under clause (3B) of Article 160 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973
Presented
4
The 11th follow up report of the Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research regarding proposed “conversion of 1400 acres land of National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) / Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) into residential/commercial plots
Presented
4
The third quarterly report of the Committee on Delegated Legislation, for the period from October to December, 2016, as required under sub-rule (3) of rule 172E of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012
Presented
4
The 2nd interim report of the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms
Presented
4
Chairman, Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the period for presentation of report of the Committee on the Bill to provide for prohibition of holding property in benami [The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Bill, 2016], as passed by the National Assembly and referred to the Committee on 4th November, 2016, may be extended till the next Senate Session
Extension Granted
5
The 2nd Interim report of the Special Committee on marginalized segments of society
Presented

  Motion Under Rule 218

Sitting No. Motion Under Rule 218 Status
1
The House may discuss the situation arising out of constantly lowering water table in the country and the steps to control the same
Not Taken Up
1
This House may discuss the steps being taken by the Government to safeguard the religious freedom in the country
Debated
1
The House may discuss the planning and performance of the Capital Development Authority
Debated
1
This House may discuss the situation arising out of conducting of tests for recruitments in the Government Departments through NTS and other agencies
Debated
1
This House may discuss the overall performance of the Estate Office, Islamabad, with particular reference to its way of accommodating the government employees during the allotment of Government accommodations
Not Taken Up
1
This House may discuss the role of the Pakistan Sports Board in the promotion of sports in the country
Not Taken Up

  Amendment in Rules of Procedure

Sitting No. Amendment in Rules of Procedure Status
5
In rule 203,- (i) in sub-rule (1),- (a) for the words “Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs” the words “Minister for Law and Justice” shall be substituted; and (b) for the words “included in” the words “the ex-officio members of” shall be substituted; (ii) in sub-rule (2), the word “other” shall be omitted; and (iii) the existing sub-rules (4) and (6) shall be omitted and thereafter the existing sub-rule (5) shall be re-numbered as sub-rule (4)
Adopted