The House of Representative convened today, June 30, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. in the Chamber of the National Assembly Building, Belmopan. The purpose of the Special Sitting was to pass the following Bills and also adopt the below mention Motion.

 1 Motion was introduced and adopted.


  1. Caribbean Development Bank Placencia Peninsula Wastewater Management Project – Nutrient Fate and Transport Study – Loan Motion, 2017.

As well, 8 Bills  passed. They are:


  1. Customs and Excise Duties (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017;
  2. International Business Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  3. General Sales Tax (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2017;
  4. Stamp Duties (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2017;
  5. Economic Development Council Bill, 2017;
  6. Money Laundering and Terrorism (Prevention) (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
  7. Belize Building (Amendment) Bill, 2017; and
  8. National Cultural Heritage Preservation Bill, 2017.


  1. Trade Licensing (Amendment) Bill, 2017.


The meeting was adjourned at 4:25 P.M.