No.7/2010

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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 Bills

 

1. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting The Care And Protection Of Children And Youth”. (Bill No. 1)                                                              (Child, Youth and Family Services)

 

2. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Income Tax Act, 2000”. (Bill No. 3)                                                                                                 (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

3. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Provincial Court Act, 1991”. (Bill No. 4)                                                                                                   (Justice and Attorney General)

 

4. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Provide Liability Protection On Portions of Pedestrian Trails”. (Bill No. 5)                                               (Tourism, Culture and Recreation)

 

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 a Certain Resolution Relating to the Granting of  Supply to Her Majesty. (Bill No. 6)

 

3. 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 to Consider a Certain Resolution Respecting the Imposition of Taxes on Tobacco. (Bill No. 10)

 

4. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, A An Act To Amend The Commissioners For Oaths Act.” (Bill No. 7)

 

5. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, A An Act To Amend The Notaries Public Act.” (Bill No. 8)

 

6. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, A An Act To Amend The Income Tax Act, 2000 No. 2.” (Bill No. 9)

 

7. C THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER C To Move:

 

        WHEREAS section 42.1 of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act provides that the Information and Privacy Commissioner is to be appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council on a resolution of the House of Assembly;

 

        AND WHEREAS section 42.2 of the Act states that a commissioner may be reappointed;

 

        AND WHEREAS the appointment of the current commissioner, Mr. Ed Ring, expires on April 10, 2010;

 

        AND WHEREAS it is proposed that Mr. Ring be reappointed as the commissioner for a term of 2 years;

 

        NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Mr. Ed Ring, be reappointed as the Information and Privacy Commissioner for a term of 2 years.”

 

8. C MR. WALLY YOUNG (St. Barbe) C To Move:

 

“WHEREAS the Provincial Government, on June 5th last year, released “Oceans of Opportunity”, a five-year, $28 million strategy to expand our Province’s ocean technology sector;

 

AND WHEREAS Newfoundland and Labrador’s ocean technology sector is a cluster of more than 50 world-class institutions, companies and industry organizations which are harnessing the power of innovation and entrepreneurship to achieve the common goal of growing the industry’s value by 600 per cent to $1 billion with more than 6,600 employees by 2015;

 

AND WHEREAS this strategy builds on the Province’s investments in the School of Ocean Technology at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University to advance technology transfer and applied research in ways that provide opportunities for both our graduates and our Province to take a leadership role in this sector;

 

AND WHEREAS this strategy includes provisions for the Ocean Technology Development Fund with components to advance the work of private sector enterprises, post-secondary institutions and industry associations; International Marketing Assistance; the Polaris Program; Business Incubation; and the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Observation System Partnership;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House expresses confidence in the Government’s initiative to position Newfoundland and Labrador as a global leader in ocean technology by putting into action “Oceans of Opportunity: Newfoundland and Labrador’s Ocean Technology Strategy.”

 

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Published under the authority of the Speaker of the

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