Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu has convened the Senate for the first ordinary session this year on Wednesday, February 1st.
“Based on Article 66, paragraphs (1) and (3) of the Romanian Constitution, republished, as well as Article 81 of the Senate’s Internal Regulations, republished, the Romanian Senate’s first ordinary session of 2017 is hereby convened on Wednesday, 1 February 2017. The Senate Speaker will convene the Standing Bureau on Wednesday, 1 February 2017, at 1 p.m. The parliamentary groups will convene on Wednesday, 1 February 2017, at 2 p.m. The Senate, convened in the first ordinary session of 2017, will hold the plenum meeting on Wednesday, 1 February 2017, at 4 p.m., at the Palace of Parliament,” reads a Senate press release.
Parliament’s first task in the new session will be to debate and adopt the 2017 budget.