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Sitting No. 10 – Friday, 1st March 2019

Order of Business
(Standing Order 14)

(a) 10:00 a.m. House convenes

(b) Prayers.

(c) Confirmation of Minutes - Minutes of the February 22nd 2019– to be confirmed

(d) Messages from the Governor.

(e) Announcements by the Speaker or Member presiding.

His Honour the Speaker to announce that the following Member will be absent from today’s
proceedings: Mr. N.S. Tyrrell

Extension of the Joint Select Committee on the Events of 2nd December 2016

(f) Messages from the Senate.

(g) Papers and other Communications to the House.

“Bermuda Immigration and Protection (Land-Holding Charges) Amendment Regulations 2019”

lay for the consideration of the House of Assembly - Hon. W.M. Caines
{Governor’s recommendation signified}

(h) Petitions.

(i) Statements by Ministers and Junior Ministers.

“Government Reform Strategic Plan” - Hon. E.D.G. Burt

“Update on the Work of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission” - Hon. C.L. Dickinson

" The Bill Entitled Municipalities Reform Act 2019” - Hon. W.H. Roban

“Updates on Community and Cultural Affairs Programmes” - Hon. L.F. Foggo

“Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation Team Update” – Hon. W.M. Caines

"2018-2019 Financial Support for Bermuda College Students" - Hon. D.V.S. Rabain

(j) Reports of Committees.

(k) Question Period.

Hon. E.D.G. Burt to provide written response to a parliamentary question from Hon. M.H.

1) Will the Honourable Premier please provide this Honourable House with a list of the names
of all Fintech consultants employed by the Government since 18th July 2017, including the
terms of reference for the position, length of contract, remuneration and all benefits?

(l) Congratulatory and /or Obituary Speeches.

(m) Matters of Privilege.

(n) Personal Explanation.

(o) Notice of motions for the Adjournment of the House on matters of urgent public

(p) Introduction of Bills:

(q) Government Bills:

“Land Tax Amendment Act 2019” - Hon. C.L. Dickinson

{Governor’s recommendation signified}

“Financial Services Tax Amendment Act 2019” - Hon. C.L. Dickinson

{Governor’s recommendation signified}

“Foreign Currency Purchase Tax Amendment Act 2019” - Hon. C.L. Dickinson
Governor’s recommendation signified}

“Hotels (Temporary Customs Duty Relief) Amendment Act 2019” - Hon. C.L. Dickinson
{Governor’s recommendation signified}

“Restaurants (Temporary Customs Duty Relief) Amendment Act 2019” - Hon. C.L. Dickinson
{Governor’s recommendation signified}

“Municipalities Reform Act 2019” - Hon. W.H. Roban

(r) Opposition Bills:

(s) Private Members’ Bills

(t) Notice of Motions:

(u) Orders of the Day:

1. Consideration of the Motion for the approval of the “Estimates of Revenue and
Expenditure for the Year 2019/2020”, together with the Budget Statement in support
[Minister of Finance]
Tabled: February 22, 2019

NOTE: The Shadow Minister for Health, Spokesperson for Finance will read the Reply to the
Budget Statement after the Minister of Finance, moves the Estimates for 2019/2020.

2. Second Reading of the “Children Amendment Act 2018”

[Minister of Health, Spokesperson for Legal Affairs]
First Reading: November 30, 2018

3. Second Reading of the “Proceeds of Crime Amendment Act 2019”

[Minister of Health, Spokesperson for Legal Affairs]
First Reading: February 15, 2019

4. Consideration of the “Good Governance (Protected Disclosures) Order 2019”

Tabled: February 15, 2019

5. Consideration of the “Employment (Protected Disclosures) Order 2019”

[Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports]
Tabled: February 15, 2019
6. Motion to be moved by Mrs. P.J. Gordon-Pamplin, notice of which was given on
December 7th, 2018:

“BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House decries the posting of inappropriate and/or
sexist comments on social media by Members of Parliament and that this House supports the
inclusion in the Parliamentary Code of Conduct policies and procedures that will embrace a
culture of respect towards women parliamentarians and women in general.”

Shernette Wolffe
Clerk to the House of Assembly

Sessions House
21 Parliament Street
Hamilton HM 12
March 1, 2019

Opposition Government

Sgt. Major Arnold E. Allen, EM


Ms. T.S. Furbert, MP Hon. L.F. Foggo, JP, MP Mr. R.P. Commissiong,
Mr. D .J. R. Lister III, MP
Constituency 4, Minister of Labour, Community JP,MP
Constituency 28, Affairs and Sports
Warwick West St. Georges South Constituency 21,
Constituency 3, Pembroke South East
St. David’s

Hon. C.W.D. Brown, JP,MP Mr. N.S. Tyrrell, JP, MP

Mr. H.K.E. Swan, JP,MP Ms. R.D.L. Ming, JP,MP Constituency 26,
Minister for the Cabinet Office
Constituency 2, Constituency ,1 Warwick South Central
St. Georges West St. Georges North Constituency 17,
Pembroke Central

Hon. M.J. Scott, JP,MP

Mr. C.T. Famous, MP Mr. S.A. Simmons, JP, MP Hon. C.L. Dickinson, JP, MP
Minister of Finance
Constituency 36,
Constituency 11, Constituency 32, Sandy’s North
Devonshire East Southampton West
Constituency 25,
Warwick North East

Hon. J.S. Simmons, JP,MP

Hon. K.N. Wilson, JP, MP Minister Without Portfolio
VACANT SEAT Mr. R.S. Pearman, MP Minister of Health
Shadow Minister of Legal Affairs Constituency 33,
Constituency 34, Sandy’s South
Constituency 22, Sandy’s South Central
Paget East

Hon. T.G. Moniz JP,MP Hon. W.M. Caines JP, MP

Hon. E.D.G. Burt, JP, MP Minister of National Security
Constituency 9, Hon. L. C. Cannonier, JP,
The Premier Constituency 14,
Smith’s West MP
Opposition Leader, Shadow Constituency 18,
Pembroke West Central Devonshire North West
Minister of Public Works
Constituency 12,
Devonshire South Central
Mr. W.L.A. Scott, MP
Ms. S. E. Jackson, MP Hon. W.H. Roban, JP,MP Government Whip
Opposition Whip, Shadow Minister
Ms. L.K. Scott, MP Deputy Premier, Minister of Home
of Government Reform Deputy Opposition Leader, Affairs Constituency 24,
Shadow Minister of Tourism and Warwick South East
Constituency 20, Transport and Regulatory Affairs Constituency 15,
Pembroke South West Constituency 30, Pembroke East
Southampton West

Hon. Z.J.S. DeSilva, JP, MP Hon. W. L. Furbert JP,MP

Hon. J. J. Atherden JP,MP Junior Minister for Finance
Constituency 19,
Mr. S.D. Richards, MP Minister of Tourism and Transport

Pembroke West
Shadow Minister Home Affairs Constituency 29, Constituency 6,
and Environment Southampton East Hamilton West
Constituency 7,
Hamilton South Mr. M. A. Weeks, JP,MP
Mr. B.A. Smith, MP Constituency 16,
Hon. P.J. Gordon-Pamplin Hon. D.V.S. Rabain, JP, MP Pembroke East Central
Shadow Minister of Social Minister of Education
Development and Sports, National JP,MP
Security Shadow Minister for Health Constituency 13,
Devonshire North Central
Constituency 31, Constituency 23,
Southampton West Central Paget West
Hon. D.V. Burgess, JP,MP
Constituency 5,
Mr. N.H.C Simons JP,MP Hon. Lt. Col. D.A. Burch, JP, Hamilton East
Hon. M.H. Dunkley JP,MP Shadow Minister, Education and MP Deputy Speaker
Economic Development Minister of Public Works
Constituency 10,
Smith’s North Constituency 8, Constituency 27
Smith’s South Warwick North Central

Clerk-at-the-Table Chairman of Committee

Mrs. S.M.A. Wolffe


Hon. D.P. Lister JP, MP
Constituency 35,
Sandy’s North Central