LIBERIA: House Of Representatives Passes 54 Bills In 2021

House Speaker, Bhofal Chambers and his Deputy, Jonathan Fonati Koffa

The House of Representatives has passed the total of 54 bills during its 4th Sitting in 2021, which ran from Monday, January 11 to Tuesday, December 21.

The Director of Press and Public Affairs of the House of Representatives Mr. Robert Haynes, in an interview with reporters, announced that 31 bills were passed during REGULAR SESSION while during the SPECIAL SITTING, 23 bills were approved.

Mr. Haynes stated that during the SPECIAL SITTING, some of the key bills passed included the National Budget in the tune of US$786m, the amendment of the LACC act, to give the anti-graft institution prosecutory power as well as the Dual Citizenship Bill which allows Liberians home And abroad to maintain their citizenship.

He emphasized that Legislators are working in the supreme interest of the Country.

Director Haynes concluded by acknowledging that due to the budget and other legislative instruments lawmakers had to call themselves back for two months, which he says indicates their commitment to work diligently in the interest of the citizenry

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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