No. 11/2008

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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1st Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

 

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

(a)    Statements by Members

(b)    Statements by Ministers

(c)    Oral Questions

(d)    Presenting Reports by Standing and Special Committees

(e)    Tabling of Documents

(f)    Notices of Motion

(g)    Answers to questions for which notice has been given

(h)    Petitions


ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

1. C Committee of Supply

 

2. C Address in Reply

 

Bills Referred to Committee of the Whole

 

3. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Liquor Control Act Respecting A Licensee Levy @. (Bill No. 18)                     (Finance and President of Treasury Board)                       

 

Second Reading Bills

 

4. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Labour Standards Act To Provide For Leave For Reservists@. (Bill No. 1)                   (Human Resources, Labour & Employment)

 

5. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting Embalmers And Funeral Directors@. (Bill No. 11)                                                                    (Government Services)

 

6. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting Registered Nurses@. (Bill No. 3)

                                                                (Health and Community Services)

 

7. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Provide For The Protection Of Personal Health Information” (Bill No. 7)                           (Health and Community Services)

 

8. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Members Of The House Of Assembly Retiring Allowances Act, The Provincial Court Judges’ Pension Plan Act, The Public Service Pensions Act, 1991, The Teachers’ Pensions Act And The Uniformed Services Pensions Act, 1991@. (Bill No. 20)

                                                                (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

9. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Pension Benefits Act@. (Bill No. 21)

                                                                (Government Services)

MOTIONS

 

1. C MR. JOHN DINN (Kilbride) C To Move:

 

        WHEREAS many graduate students in this Province, and in the whole country, are currently experiencing severe financial difficulty because of high student loan debt;

 

        AND WHEREAS many of these graduates had no other alternative but to accumulate debt in order to fund their education;

 

        AND WHEREAS many of these graduates will have their lives put on hold while they pay off this debt;

 

        AND WHEREAS this Provincial Government in its 2007 budget reduced the interest rate on the provincial portion of student loans to prime, offered needs-based grants and held the line on tuition;

 

        THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House of Assembly calls upon the Federal Government to also reduce the interest rate on its portion of student loans to prime;

 

        AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this House of Assembly ask the other provinces and territories to support this action by passing a similar motion in their respective legislatures.”

 

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Published under the authority of the Speaker of the

House of Assembly by Earl G. Tucker, Queen's Printer