China's top legislature schedules bi-monthly session

Source: Xinhua| 2019-12-16 19:08:11|Editor: huaxia
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Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), presides over a chairpersons' meeting of the 13th NPC Standing Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 16, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)

BEIJING, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, will convene its bi-monthly session from Dec. 23 to 28, according to a statement issued after a chairpersons' meeting Monday.

Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, presided over the meeting.

Attendees of the meeting suggested that legislators review draft sections of the civil code, a draft revision to the securities law, the draft law on promotion of basic medical and health care, a draft revision to the forest law, the draft law on community correction and a draft revision to the law on prevention and control of environmental pollution by solid waste.

The top legislature is also expected to deliberate the draft law on Yangtze River conservation, a draft revision to the law on the protection of investments by compatriots from Taiwan, the draft law on export control, the draft law on urban maintenance and construction tax and the draft law on deed tax.

At the session, a draft decision on the third annual session of the 13th NPC will also be reviewed.

Lawmakers will consider a report on tax cuts and fee reduction work and a report on the enforcement of the renewable energy law, among others.