The Council of Representatives is scheduled to hold a regular session on Tuesday 17/9/2019, to vote on a number of draft laws and read a number of other ones.
MP for the PUK bloc in the Council of Representatives, Hassan Ali, told PUKmedia: The session may be chaired by Hassan al-Kaabi, the first deputy speaker of the Council of Representatives, because the speaker of the Council Mohammed Halbousi is in the Kurdistan Region.
“The session will witness the vote on the draft law ratifying the headquarters agreement between Iraq and the International Committee of the Red Cross, and a vote on the draft amendment of the law of agricultural quarantine No. 76 of 2012, as well as a vote on the lifting of immunity from MP Fayaq Sheikh Ali,” he said.
MP Hassan Ali pointed out that the Council will read the first reading of the proposal to amend the law to compensate those affected by terrorist operations No. 20 of 2009, and the first reading of the draft amendment to the Ministry of Interior Law No. 20 of 2016.
He pointed out that the session will witness the second reading of the draft law on Iraq's accession to the grain trade agreement of 1995, and the second reading of the draft law on Iraq's accession to the Minamata Convention on mercury, the report of the quarterly activity of the Committee on Culture, Tourism and Antiquities will be also presented in addition to general discussions at the end of the session.