First reading of the finance bill for 2024 – broadcast
Today, the Diet will hold the first reading of the draft budget law for 2024. The budget revenues planned in the draft will amount to PLN 682.4 billion, expenditures will not exceed PLN 866.4 billion and the deficit will not exceed PLN 184 billion.
As the project justification shows, the government’s proposal is based on the assumption that GDP growth next year will amount to 3%. The reasons for the acceleration in economic growth included an increase in the dynamics of private consumption and a further increase in investments. Average annual inflation was forecast to rise to 6.6% in 2024.
According to the draft schedule of work on the draft budget law, the second reading of the bill is scheduled for January 10 during the plenary session of the Sejm. The third reading is expected to take place on January 12, and the Senate is expected to complete consideration of the bill by January 22. The budget must be signed by the president on January 29.
Parliamentary program for Thursday, December 21
Thursday is marked by finances. The Sejm will host, among other things: first reading of the finance law for next year. The program of parliamentary work for Thursday is as follows:
- time. 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. – voting possible,
- time. 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – first reading of the government’s finance bill for 2024 (sheet no. 125) and debate,
- time. 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. – voting, including the appointment of members of the National Electoral Commission and the selection of the composition of the investigative commission tasked with investigating the legality, regularity and merits of the actions, as well as the occurrence of abuse and neglect. and omissions in the legalization of the stay of foreigners in the territory of the Republic of Poland in the period from January 1, 2019 to November 20, 2023,
- time. 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. – possible parliamentary declarations.