States Assembly decisions on 18 and 19 June 2019
19th June 2019
States members have rejected the proposal to have a free bus service in Jersey, subject to full funding being provided. The proposal, brought for debate by Deputy Rob Ward, was rejected by 34 votes to 10 on Wednesday 19 June 2019. The Deputy had also specifically proposed making the school bus service free for school students, as well as making bus travel free for under 18s and people in full-time education. Those specific proposals were also rejected by the Assembly.
The debate on Deputy Ward's proposition (P.52/2019) began on Tuesday 18 June 2019 and included a consideration of amendments brought by both the Minister for Infrastructure, Deputy Kevin Lewis, and Connétable Simon Crowcroft. The Assembly adopted the Connétable's proposal that funding be found by the end of 2019 for the development of a sustainable transport strategy (to include safe routes for walking and cycling).
Earlier on 18 June 2019, States members had adopted the Human Transplantation and Anatomy (Jersey) Regulations. The Regulations make provision for the registration of people's decisions to consent (or not to consent) to their organs being donated to ensure there is clarity about their wishes after their death. The Assembly also adopted Appointed Day Acts to bring the Human Transplantation and Anatomy (Jersey) Law 2018 and the International Co-Operation (Protection from Liability) (Jersey) Law 2018 into force.
Read the decisions made by the States Assembly on 18 and 19 June 2019.
See how States members voted on 18 and 19 June 2019.
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