No. 4/2009

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

 

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2nd Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

(a)    Statements by Members

(b)    Statements by Ministers

(c)    Oral Questions

(d)    Presenting Reports by Standing and Select 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

 

Second Reading Bill

 

2. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting Apologies”. (Bill No. 1)

                                                                                (Justice and Attorney General)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD C To Move AThat This House Approves in General the Budgetary Policy of the Government.@ (Budget Speech)

 

2. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD C To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole on Supply to Consider Certain Resolutions Relating to the Granting of  Supply to Her Majesty. (Bill No. 2)

 

3. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Labour-Sponsored Venture Capital Tax Credit Act”. (Bill No. 3)

 

4. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Consolidate The Law Respecting Revenue Administration”. (Bill No. 4)

 

5. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Repeal The Labrador Transportation Initiative Fund Act”. (Bill No. 5)

 

 

6. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Pensions Funding Act”. (Bill No. 6)

 

7. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCES, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Workplace Health, Safety And Compensation Act”. (Bill No. 7)

 

8. C MS. YVONNE JONES (Cartwright-L’Anse au Clair) C To Move:

 

        “WHEREAS nurses of the Province have finished a strike vote with nearly a 90% strike mandate in favor of strike action;

 

        AND WHEREAS nurses are continuing to go through the collective bargaining process with negotiations scheduled to resume on Thursday, April 2, 2009;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Government’s preconditions included such things as a four-year contract with concessions including extended earnings loss, market adjustment letter and classification;

 

        AND WHEREAS Government stated at a news conference held on February 12, 2009 that preconditions no longer apply to the nursing negotiations;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Minister of Finance reinstated the preconditions as part of his unscripted Budget Speech on March 26, 2009;

 

        THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House of Assembly calls upon this Government to remove all preconditions before resuming negotiations with the nurses’ union in an effort to reach an agreement”.

 

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Published under the authority of the Speaker of the

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