DPD RI Inventorized the Prolegnas Bill Priorities in Kendari

The Bill Drafting Committee (PPUU) of the House of Regional Representative of the Republic of Indonesia (DPD RI) held a focus group discussion in order to inventory the material of National Legislation Program (PROLEGNAS) for 2016 Priority held in Halu Oleo University (UHO).

This event was also attended by the Halu Oleo  University academics, Kendari local government, DPRD, legal experts, and other interested parties, which was held on Friday 4 September 2015.

The presence of DPD in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi is opening new loopholes and development of new ideas, that there are regional aspirations that are in the national domain. Patterns of diversity management, and treatment which is different to the region.

"The interests of the community and region can be the basis for DPD in preparing proposals for the bill, the region must be the subject and no longer the object to the central government in determining policies, said Chairman of PPUU Muh. Afnan Hadikusumo, Senator of DIY.

At the same time, the material inventory of Prolegnas proposed by DPD RI was also held in three regions representing Indonesia, namely the eastern part in Halu Oleo University Kendari, the central in Lambung Mangkurat University Banjarmasin South Kalimantan and the West at Lampung University, Lampung Province.

Discussion of Prolegnas Year 2015-2019 has been done between DPR, DPD, and the Government in early 2015 and has set 160 bill as a long list of bills to be discussed until the year 2019 and 37 bills become the priority of discussion in 2015.

Some of the concepts of bill contained in Prolegnas Year 2015-2019 is purely the DPD’s proposal, among others the bill on Archipelago Concept that is currently a priority discussion in 2015 as well as several bills that are part of a "long list" of the 2015 - 2016  Bills, such as Cooperatives Bill, Language and Regional Arts Bill and Creative Economy Bill on a proposed bill in the national legislation promoted by DPD.

The results of inventory of Prolegnas proposed by DPD RI will later be taken and discussed in Tripartite by DPR, DPD and the Government. (Mas)


04 September 2015