On Thursday, 28th March 2019, the Senate convened in the Chamber of the National Assembly Building , Belmopan for a Special Sitting to debate the Budget for Fiscal Year 2019/2020, as well as to pass the below mentioned Bills, adopt 3 Motions listed and have 2 Paper lie on the Table. The proceedings of the Special Sitting were as follow:


  • General Revenue Appropriation (2019/2020) Bill, 2019; and
  • Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (Amendment) Bill, 2019.



60/1/13   –       Draft Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for Fiscal Year 2019/2020; and

61/1/13   –     The Eighteenth Annual Report of the Ombudsman of Belize for the Year Ending 2018.

Sessional Papers No. 60/1/13 and 61/1/13 were laid on the Table.


    1. Resolution Authorizing the Ratification by Belize of the Multilateral Air Services Agreement Motion, 2019. 
    2. Resolution Authorizing the Ratification by Belize of the Protocol on Contingent Rights Motion, 2019.
    3. Official Charities Fund Motion, 2019.

The above mentioned Motions were adopted.


The Meeting  was called to order at 10:09 A.M.  At today’s meeting, all Senators were present.

The Special Sitting was adjourned at 5:14 P.M.