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Senate Assembly   |     Aug 21, 2017 To Aug 30, 2017     |     Session No: 266     |     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
21 Aug, 2017 1 03:00 03:00 00:00 08:40 5:22 0:18
22 Aug, 2017 2 03:00 03:00 00:00 06:25 3:25 0:00
23 Aug, 2017 3 03:00 03:00 00:00 08:48 5:48 0:00
24 Aug, 2017 4 03:00 03:00 00:00 06:41 3:41 0:00
25 Aug, 2017 5 10:00 10:00 00:00 12:42 2:42 0:00
28 Aug, 2017 6 05:00 05:24 00:24 07:17 1:53 0:00
30 Aug, 2017 7 10:30 10:35 00:05 12:48 2:13 0:00
Total/Average 0:04 25:04 0:18

  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

Present

Present

Present

5:22 0:00 0:00 0:29 4:03 1:27
2

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:15 1:10 0:00 0:00 3:22 0:28
3

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

4:39 1:09 0:00 0:00 5:21 3:37
4

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

2:30 1:11 0:00 0:45 3:39 0:00
5

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

2:42 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00
6

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

1:53 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00
7

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

2:13 0:00 0:00 0:00 1:43 1:25

No. of Sittings Attended

7

4

7

2

5

4

Total Time

21:34

3:30

0:00

1:14

18:08

6:57


Member's Attendance in each Sitting
Sitting No. Members At Outset Members At End Maximum Members Minority Members
1 27 25 78 3
2 20 12 73 2
3 18 16 70 2
4 11 39 68 1
5 12 17 63 1
6 7 15 54 2
7 18 14 46 1
Average Attendance 16 20 65 2

Parliamentary Leaders Attendance

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

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

2

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

3

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

4

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Present

5

Absent

Present

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

6

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

7

Present

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

No. of Sittings Attended

6 5 7 0 6 5 5 4 2 0 0 6

  Orders of the Day

  Question Hour ( View All Questions )

Sitting No. Ministry Starred Un-starred Total
2 Aviation Division 6 0 6
2 Cabinet Division 2 0 2
2 Capital Administration and Development Division 17 0 17
2 Climate Change Division 7 0 7
2 Commerce 17 0 17
2 Commerce and Industry 1 0 1
2 Establishment Division 2 0 2
2 Information Technology and Telecommunication 6 0 6
3 Energy 19 0 19
3 Housing & Works 7 0 7
3 Human Rights 2 0 2
3 Law and Justice 3 0 3
3 President Secretariat 1 0 1
3 Prime Minister’s Office 1 0 1
3 Water Resources 2 0 2
4 Defence 7 0 7
4 Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage 7 0 7
4 Interior 26 0 26
4 Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan 1 0 1
4 Narcotics Control 1 0 1
4 National History and Literary Heritage 1 0 1
4 Railways 9 0 9
4 States and Frontier Regions 1 0 1
5 Federal Education and Professional Training 8 0 8
5 Communication 9 0 9
5 Foreign Affairs 4 0 4
5 Inter-Provincial Coordination 6 0 6
5 National Food Security and Research 4 0 4
5 National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination 2 0 2
5 Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development 5 0 5
5 Ports and Shipping 1 0 1
7 Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs and Statistics 7 0 7
7 Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs 17 0 17
7 Industries & Production 3 0 3
7 Planning, Development and Reform 5 0 5
7 Science and Technology 3 0 3
Total220 0 220

  Adjournment Motion

Sitting No. Adjournment Motion Status
2
To discuss the recent severing of diplomatic and trade ties by eight Arab countries with Qatar which can turn into a major political and diplomatic crisis in the Middle East
Out of Order
2
To discuss the State’s obligation under Article 40 of the Constitution in the wake of current scenario of Muslim world turmoil stretching from South East Asia to Sahara
Out of Order
2
To discuss the violation of Pakistan’s International Border and space by US drones which is against the sovereignty of Pakistan
Admitted for Discussion
2
The incident of firing by the Afghan Security Forces on a census team operating inside the residential areas of Pakistan at Chamman which resulted into loss of precious lives of civilians as well as armed forces personnel
Taken Up
3
To discuss the increase in child labour in the country with particular reference to the terrorism affected areas
Out of Order
3
To discuss the current account and trade deficit of the country between July, 2016 – May, 2017
Out of Order
3
To discuss the situation arising out of the recent visit by the Indian Prime Minister to the US and signing of a number of defence agreements between the two countries i.e. purchase of drones and nuclear submarines
Admitted for Discussion
4
To discuss the Pak-Iran and TAPI gas pipeline projects and the future consequences of importing costly LNG from Qatar
Admitted for Discussion
4
To discuss the heavy load shedding of electricity throughout the country
Not Taken Up
4
To discuss the revelations made by Raymond Davis in his book “The Contractor”
Not Taken Up
4
The implications of the decision of an Arbitration Tribunal of the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on the arbitration claims filed by Tethyan Copper Company against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in relation to the denial of a mining lease for the Reko Diq project
Taken Up
5
To discuss the heavy load shedding of electricity throughout the country
Out of Order
5
To discuss the impact of third tier excise duty (FED) on tobacco products which is a violation of WHO’s Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCTC) on one hand and would result into increase in tobacco consumption on the other hand
Refer to Committee
5
To discuss the revelations made by Raymond Davis in his book “The Contractor”
Disposed off

  Calling Attention Notices

Sitting No. Calling Attention Notices Ministry Status
2
The statement made by the US Intelligence Chiefs during US Senate Armed Service Committee meeting that India may launch aggressive action inside Pakistan on the pretext of stopping cross-border attacks and the ongoing exchange of Artillery shells across the Line of Control, as reported in daily Dawn, dated 25th May, 2017
Defence Disposed off
2
The failure of the Government to establish a state of the art Federal Drug Surveillance Laboratory which shows the poor health policy and bad governance of the Government
National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Disposed off
3
The embezzlement of billions of rupees in the Cooperative Housing Societies of the Federal Capital and the action taken by the Government to recover the amounts from the defaulters and paying the same back to the affectees
Interior Disposed off
4
The sale of medicines in Al-Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad at 25% higher prices
Interior Disposed off
4
The removal of 86 cable guards serving in PTCL since 2001, in Balochistan
Information Technology and Telecommunication Disposed off
5
The revelations made by the CIA Agent Raymond Davis in his book titled “The Contractor” which has raised several questions on the ability of our institutions
Foreign Affairs Disposed off
5
The closing of Khokhrapar Border due to which the people of Sindh are suffering badly and they have to travel all the way to Wagha Border for trade purposes as well as to go to India to meet their relatives
Commerce Disposed off
7
The recently published scientific study in the scientific journal “Science Advances” according to which 50 Million Pakistanis are at risk of arsenic poisoning due to contaminated ground water
Science and Technology Taken Up

  Legislative Business

Sitting No. Name of Bill Type Status
1 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of Article 63A) Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-smokers Health (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of section 4) Private Rejected
1 The National Disaster Management (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Islamabad Capital Territory Prohibition of Interest on Private Loans Bill, 2017 Private Deferred
1 The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Constitution (Amendment), Bill, 2017] (Insertion of new Article 25B) Private Rejected
1 The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Rejected
1 The Prevention of Witchcraft Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of Article 228) Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Islamabad Restriction on Employment of Children Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Islamabad Club Administration and Management Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Criminal Laws (Amendment) (Protection of Rights of Transgender Persons) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Miscarriage of Justice (Compensation) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Islamabad Gun and Country Club (Administration and Management) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The International Islamic University (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
1 The Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Private Passed
1 The Ehtram-e-Ramazan (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Deferred
1 The Islamabad Capital Territory Senior Citizens Welfare Bill, 2017 Private Deferred
1 The Control of Narcotic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Passed
1 The Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of sections 292, 293 and 294) Private Deferred
1 The Pakistan Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Private Withdrawn
1 The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of Article 101) Private Withdrawn
1 The Corporate Rehabilitation Bill, 2016 Private Deferred
1 The Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee
2 The Right of Access to Information Bill, 2017 Government Passed
2 The Post Office (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Passed
2 The Marine Insurance Bill, 2017 Government Referred the bill to Committee
5 The National School of Public Policy (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Government Passed
5 The Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran Bill, 2017 Government Passed
5 The Public Interest Disclosures Bill, 2017 Government Referred the bill to Committee
5 The Elections Bill, 2017 Government Referred the bill to Committee
6 The Islamabad Capital Territory Prohibition of Interest on Private Loans Bill, 2017 Private Referred the bill to Committee

  Resolution

Sitting No. Resolution Type of Resolution Status
1 The House recommends that at least 20 seats may be reserved for the students of Balochistan in all Cadet Colleges of the country Private Disposed off
1 This House recommends that the Government should launch a special channel of the state Television (PTV) to broadcast parliamentary proceedings of Federal and provincial legislatures Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Government should improve the quality of front page of Pakistani official passports and to increase its pages Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan should be removed immediately from his office after registration of FIR against him on the orders of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the light of recommendations of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Panama Case Private Deferred
1 This House recommends that the Federal Government should take immediate steps to help the people affected by recent rains and floods in districts Musakhel, Zhob and Sherani, Balochistan Private Adopted
1 This House recommends that the Government should construct more small Hydro electric dams to control load shedding in the country Private Adopted
3 Recommending the Provincial Governments to revive students unions in the educational institutions and regulate the same in order to ensure zero tolerance for violent activities Government Adopted
6 This House recommends that the Government should announce a clear roadmap with specific time frame to end the country's dependence on foreign and domestic loans Private Adopted
6 Realizing that the future of Pakistan and its 200 million people depends on continuity of democratic governance embedded in supremacy of the Constitution and that democratic civic education is an important instrument to provide people with intellectual context and develop necessary skills in them to actively and effectively participate in this national pursuit; Mindful of the fact that about half of Pakistan’s population is under twenty-five and not all young people are fortunate to get formal school, college and university education and that core concepts like Constitutionalism, federalism and representative parliamentary institutions are missing in the textbooks taught in the nation’s classrooms; Acknowledging this deficit the Education Policy 2009 urged that, “Curriculum shall emphasize the fundamental rights guaranteed to the citizens of Pakistan, so that each individual shall develop within himself / herself and the society at large, a civic culture strong enough to withstand any extra constitutional interference which threatens those rights”; Endorsing the Joint Communiqué of 17th Speakers’ Conference (April 15, 2014, Islamabad) that suggested changes in educational curriculum to inculcate in the minds of new generation the importance of democracy and to make it aware of the democratic struggle for parliamentary democracy in the country; Recalling Article 25 to the Charter of Democracy which provides for establishment of a Commission for the promotion and development of a democratic culture in the country; This House calls upon the Government that: 1. Democratic Civic Education shall be made a compulsory part of curriculum and educational activities in the country; 2. The Fundamental Rights enshrined in the Constitution of 1973 along with an unbiased account of constitutional and democratic developments in Pakistan shall be included in the textbooks; 3. Extra and co-curricular activities at the national campuses shall include themes related to parliamentary democracy, fundamental rights and Constitutionalism in Pakistan; 4. For general public, the Public Service Broadcasters and independent private media under their public service obligations shall devote a fair amount of time to expand their understanding about the Constitution and its relevance as a vibrant contract between citizens and the State; and 5. A National Democracy Commission as envisaged in the Charter of Democracy shall be established to promote and develop a democratic culture in the country Private Deferred
6 This House recommends that the Government should take immediate steps to appoint Homeopathic Doctors in all Hospitals working under the Administrative control of the Federal Government Private Adopted
6 The Senate of Pakistan congratulates the Cricket team and the whole nation on its victory against India in the Final match of ICC Champions Trophy, 2017. The House pays tribute to all the players, team management and Pakistan Cricket Board on this excellent performance Private Adopted
6 This House recommends that the Government should take necessary steps to preserve the culture and heritage of the people of Kalash, Chitral and to make arrangements for inclusion of that area in UNESCO World Heritage sites Private Adopted

  Reports

Sitting No. Report Status
1
The Report of the Committee on missing of Mufti Ameer Zaman from Attock and missing persons from Badin
Presented
1
The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017] (Amendment of Article 255)
Extension Granted
2
The Protection of Economic Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Extension Granted
2
The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016], (substitution of Article 251)
Extension Granted
2
The Premarital Blood Screening (Family Laws Amendment) Bill, 2016
Extension Granted
2
The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016] (Amendment of Article 251)
Presented
2
The Corporate Rehabilitation Bill, 2017
Presented
2
The Third Quarterly Report for the year 2016-2017 of the Central Board of Directors of the State Bank of Pakistan on the state of the Economy, as required under section 9A(2) of the State Bank of Pakistan Act, 1956
Laid
2
The Federal Accounts for the Financial Year 2015-16 and the reports of Auditor General thereon for the Audit Year 2016-17, as required under Article 171 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973
Laid
3
The Committee of Whole on a matter referred by the House regarding the need for revival of students unions in the educational institutions in the country particularly in Colleges and Universities
Presented
3
The Senate, 2012, that the report of the Committee of Whole containing resolution on the need for revival of students unions in the educational institutions in the country particularly in Colleges and Universities
Presented
3
The Federal Public Service Commission’s Annual Report for the year, 2015, as required under section 9 (1) of the Federal Public Service Commission Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance No. XLV of 1977)
Laid
3
The Annual Report of the National Economic Council for the Financial Year 2015-16, as required under clause (5) of Article 156 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Laid
4
Under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time for presentation of report of the Committee on the question of breach of privilege of the Senate by the Ministry of Finance and National Bank of Pakistan by not acting upon the ruling of the Chairman Senate of dated 4th November, 2016, which was communicated to the concerned quarters vide this Secretariat letter No F. 31(1)/2016-legis on the same day, regarding taking action against the persons /officials of the National Bank of Pakistan and the Ministry of Finance who had drafted and approved the misleading answer to starred question No. 4, set down for answering on 6th September, 2016, for placing the same before the Parliament, may be extended for a further period of sixty working days with effect from 5th September, 2017
Extension Granted
4
Under sub-rule (1) of rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the time for presentation of report of the Committee on Privilege Motion No. 1(257)/2016-M, moved by Senator Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah, against the Chairman CDA for not implementing the recommendations of the Committee on National Food Security and Research on the matter of proposed conversion of 1400 acres of NARC land by CDA into residential / commercial plots, may be extended for a further period of sixty working days with effect from 2nd September, 2017
Extension Granted
4
The Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran Bill, 2017
Presented
4
To present 16th follow up report of the Committee 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
6
The Islamabad Capital Territory Shops, Business and Industrial Establishments (Security) (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Presented
7
The Committee of the Whole to prepare policy guidelines in the light of emerging regional realities and the role of United States, containing initial response to the US President’s Afghan-South Asia Policy statement
Presented

  Motion Under Rule 218

Sitting No. Motion Under Rule 218 Status
1
The House may discuss the overall position of hunger in Pakistan with particular reference to the Global Hunger Index, issued recently, in which Pakistan has been placed amongst the 11 most hunger stricken countries in the world at the level of African countries
Debated
1
The House may discuss the steps taken by the Government for protection of rights of women in the country
Debated
1
This House may discuss the devaluation of the Pakistani rupee
Debated
1
This House may discuss the issue of alarming rise in trade deficit of the country which has increased by 42% in fiscal year 2016-17 as compared to last fiscal year and has reached to 30 billion during the first eleven months of the said fiscal year
Debated
1
This House may discuss the need for political reforms in Gilgit-Baltistan in order to empower the people and Assembly of Gilgit-Baltistan to meet the new emerging realities and challenges
Debated
1
This House may discuss the overall performance of Ministry of Housing and Works with particular reference to the shortage of accommodations for Government employees in Islamabad
Debated
6
The House may discuss the structural issues of power sector in the country resulting into perpetual crisis affecting the daily lives of general public
Deferred
6
This House may discuss the progress made in the development of alternate narrative to curb militancy as envisaged in the National Action Plan
Deferred
6
The House may discuss the present police system in the country and suggest ways and means for its improvement for better protection of the fundamental / human rights of the people of Pakistan
Deferred
6
The House may discuss the need and importance to create awareness amongst the masses about the Constitution and Laws of the country
Debated
6
This House may discuss the ratio of approval / adoption of the recommendations of the Senate sent to the National Assembly on Finance Bill, 2017-18
Debated

  Amendment in Rules of Procedure

Sitting No. Amendment in Rules of Procedure Status
1
In rule 64, in sub-rule (2) for the full-stop occurring at the end a colon shall be substituted and thereafter the following proviso shall be added, namely:- “Provided that the Member in whose name the item stands may make a statement, not exceeding five minutes, on the facts given by the Minister”
Reffered to the standing Committee on Rules of Proceedure
1
In rule 93, in the existing proviso for the full-stop occurring at the end a colon shall be substituted and thereafter the following second proviso shall be added, namely:- “Provided further that the mover may make a statement, not exceeding five minutes, after the statement by the Minister concerned”
Reffered to the standing Committee on Rules of Proceedure
5
In rule 100, in sub-rule (1), in paragraph (c), of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, for the “semicolon” and word “or” occurring at the end, a “full stop” shall be substituted and thereafter, paragraph (d) shall be omitted;
Not Taken Up
5
In rule 203, for sub-rules (1), (2) and (3), of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, the following shall be substituted, namely:- “(1) The Minister-in-Charge of the Ministry to which a Bill relates (ex-officio non-voting member), the Chairman of the Standing Committee concerned with the Bill (ex-officio non-voting member), the Member-in-Charge (ex-officio non-voting member), the Minister for Law and Justice (ex-officio non-voting member) and the Members of the Standing Committee which examined the Bill shall be the Members of every Select Committee and it shall not be necessary to include their names in any motion for election of such a Committee. (2) When a Motion that the Bill be referred to a Select Committee is adopted, the Senate shall elect the Members equal in number as that of Members of the Standing Committee concerned. (3) Ten Members shall constitute the quorum of the Select Committee wherein five Members shall be from Treasury Benches and five Members from Opposition Benches.”
Not Taken Up
5
In rule 98 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, in the existing proviso for the “full stop” occurring at the end, a colon “:” shall be substituted and thereafter, the following new provisos shall be added, namely:- “Provided further that the Member-in-Charge or any other Member may move that the Standing Committee concerned may circulate the Bill for eliciting public opinion: Provided further that if the Motion that the Bill be circulated for eliciting public opinion is carried, the Standing Committee concerned shall adopt the procedure as provided in sub-rule (3) of rule 187.”;
Not Taken Up
6
In rule 100, in sub-rule (1), in paragraph (c), of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, for the “semicolon” and word “or” occurring at the end, a “full stop” shall be substituted and thereafter, paragraph (d) shall be omitted
Not Taken Up
6
In rule 203, for sub-rules (1), (2) and (3), of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, the following shall be substituted, namely:- “(1) The Minister-in-Charge of the Ministry to which a Bill relates (ex-officio non-voting member), the Chairman of the Standing Committee concerned with the Bill (ex-officio non-voting member), the Member-in-Charge (ex-officio non-voting member), the Minister for Law and Justice (ex-officio non-voting member) and the Members of the Standing Committee which examined the Bill shall be the Members of every Select Committee and it shall not be necessary to include their names in any motion for election of such a Committee. (2) When a Motion that the Bill be referred to a Select Committee is adopted, the Senate shall elect the Members equal in number as that of Members of the Standing Committee concerned. (3) Ten Members shall constitute the quorum of the Select Committee wherein five Members shall be from Treasury Benches and five Members from Opposition Benches.”
Not Taken Up
6
In rule 98 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, in the existing proviso for the “full stop” occurring at the end, a colon “:” shall be substituted and thereafter, the following new provisos shall be added, namely:- “Provided further that the Member-in-Charge or any other Member may move that the Standing Committee concerned may circulate the Bill for eliciting public opinion: Provided further that if the Motion that the Bill be circulated for eliciting public opinion is carried, the Standing Committee concerned shall adopt the procedure as provided in sub-rule (3) of rule 187.”
Not Taken Up
7
In rule 100, in sub-rule (1), in paragraph (c), of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, for the “semicolon” and word “or” occurring at the end, a “full stop” shall be substituted and thereafter, paragraph (d) shall be omitted;
Not Taken Up
7
In rule 203, for sub-rules (1), (2) and (3), of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, the following shall be substituted, namely:- “(1) The Minister-in-Charge of the Ministry to which a Bill relates (ex-officio non-voting member), the Chairman of the Standing Committee concerned with the Bill (ex-officio non-voting member), the Member-in-Charge (ex-officio non-voting member), the Minister for Law and Justice (ex-officio non-voting member) and the Members of the Standing Committee which examined the Bill shall be the Members of every Select Committee and it shall not be necessary to include their names in any motion for election of such a Committee. (2) When a Motion that the Bill be referred to a Select Committee is adopted, the Senate shall elect the Members equal in number as that of Members of the Standing Committee concerned. (3) Ten Members shall constitute the quorum of the Select Committee wherein five Members shall be from Treasury Benches and five Members from Opposition Benches.”
Not Taken Up
7
In rule 98 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, in the existing proviso for the “full stop” occurring at the end, a colon “:” shall be substituted and thereafter, the following new provisos shall be added, namely:- “Provided further that the Member-in-Charge or any other Member may move that the Standing Committee concerned may circulate the Bill for eliciting public opinion: Provided further that if the Motion that the Bill be circulated for eliciting public opinion is carried, the Standing Committee concerned shall adopt the procedure as provided in sub-rule (3) of rule 187.”
Not Taken Up

  Motion under Rule 196(1)

Sitting No. Motion under Rule 196(1) Status
2
Special Committee to examine the dilapidated condition of Bacha Khan Airport, to move under sub-rule (1) of rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the report of the Committee presented in the House on 19th July, 2017
Adopted
2
Under sub-rule (1) of rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the report of the Committee on the budgetary allocation and utilization in respect of Finance Division, Revenue Division, Economic Affairs Division, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Custom and Inland Revenue, Statistics and Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), Privatization Division, Controller General of Pakistan (CGA) and Accountant General of Pakistan Revenue (AGPR), Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP), Pakistan Mint, Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) and Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), presented in the House on 20th July, 2017
Adopted
2
Under sub-rule (1) of rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Senate, 2012, that the report of the Committee on the point of public importance raised by Senator Dr. Jehanzeb Jamaldini in the House on 10th January, 2017, regarding amnesty scheme for motor vehicles, presented to the House on 10th August, 2017
Adopted



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