Faction Leaders Meeting, Central Committee of Parliament and Ad Hoc Committee on Rules of Order scheduled for the next two days
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Honourable President of Parliament Drs. Gracita Arrindell would like to announce that Parliament has a number of meetings planned for the week.
Faction leaders will meet on Monday, February 21 in its Seniorenconvent session at 2.00pm in the General Assembly Chamber of Parliament in the former Caribbean Palm building.
The three agenda points to be discussed at this meeting are recommendations from the four faction leaders as well as the staffing of the four factions; the United Telecommunications Service (UTS) cellular phone service package; and an update regarding the status of affairs of the Parliament Building.
The Seniorenconvent comprises of Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Patrick Illidge, United Peoples party (UP) Faction Leader MP Romain Laville, Democratic Party (DP) MP Roy Marlin, and National Alliance (NA) MP William Marlin.
A Central Committee Meeting of Parliament is scheduled for Tuesday, February 22 at 9.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of Parliament. Julio Romney will make a presentation to parliamentarians on "Understanding your Constitutional Parliamentary Government."
The Central Committee Meeting is open to the public and will be carried live via Sint Maarten Cable TV Channel 20 from 9.00am.
Also on Tuesday, February 22 at 2.00pm, the Ad Hoc Committee Revision of the Rules of Order will be meeting in the General Assembly Chamber of Parliament to discuss the Rules of Order of the House of Parliament.
Parliamentary Committee members are MP Lloyd Richardson, MP Roy Marlin and MP Sylvia Olivacce-Meyers.