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However, Assembly business continues. Check the business diary for Plenary and Committee meetings.

Order Paper

Reference: OP 4/17-22

Date: 14 January 2020

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

 

1. Prayers

 

2. Assembly Business

Motion: Suspension of Standing Order 20(1)

Proposed:

That Standing Order 20(1) be suspended for 14 January 2020.

Mr G Lyons
Ms C Ní Chuilín
Mr C McGrath
Mr R Butler
Ms K Armstrong
Ms C Bailey

Motion: Establishment of Statutory Committees

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Orders 46 and 47, this Assembly determines that nine Statutory Committees shall be established, as follows:

  • the Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;
  • the Committee for Communities;
  • the Committee for the Economy;
  • the Committee for Education;
  • the Committee for the Executive Office;
  • the Committee for Finance;
  • the Committee for Health;
  • the Committee for Infrastructure; and
  • the Committee for Justice.

Terms of reference, quorum and composition of the Committees shall be prescribed in Standing Orders 48 and 49.

Mr G Lyons
Ms C Ní Chuilín
Mr C McGrath
Mr R Butler
Ms K Armstrong
Ms C Bailey

Appointment of Chairpersons and Deputy Chairpersons of Statutory Committees

Appointment of Chairpersons and Deputy Chairpersons of Standing Committees

Motion: Suspension of Standing Order 79(2)

Proposed:

That Standing Order 79(2) be suspended for 14 January 2020.

Mr G Lyons
Ms C Ní Chuilín
Mr R Butler
Mr C McGrath
Ms K Armstrong
Ms C Bailey

Motion: Appointments to the Assembly Commission

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Order 79, the following shall be appointed to be Members of the Assembly Commission:

The Speaker (ex officio)
Ms Kellie Armstrong
Mr Robbie Butler
Mrs Pam Cameron
Mrs Dolores Kelly
Mr John O’Dowd

Mr G Lyons
Ms C Ní Chuilín
Mr R Butler
Mr C McGrath
Ms K Armstrong
Ms C Bailey

 

3. Election of Principal Deputy Speaker

 

4. Adjournment

 

 

Statements by Ministers may also be taken at any time subject to the Speaker’s approval.
Notice of Statements will appear on the Annunciator. *Subject to the necessary consents.

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