No.11/2010

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, April 28, 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, AAn 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, AAn 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, AAn Act To Amend The Income Tax Act, 2000 No. 2.” (Bill No. 9)

 

7. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Small Claims Act.” (Bill No. 11)

 

8. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF TOURISM, CULTURE AND RECREATION C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Grand Concourse Authority Act.” (Bill No. 12)

 

9. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Consumer Protection And Business Practices Act.” (Bill No. 13)

 

10. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Private Investigation And Security Services Act.” (Bill No. 14)

 

11. 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.”

 

12. C MR. MARSHALL DEAN (The Straits-White Bay North) C To Move:

 

        “WHEREAS air ambulance service is critical to the health and lives of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians;

 

        AND WHEREAS Government commissioned a consultant to complete a review of air ambulance service in northern Newfoundland and Labrador;

 

        AND WHEREAS this report did not include all regions of the province or all aspects of the air ambulance service;

 

        AND WHEREAS the consultant and Government did not consult with local stakeholders including air ambulance staff and Labrador-Grenfell health board members during the process and before the decision to move the air ambulance was made;

 

        AND WHEREAS air ambulance staff have identified a number of problems with the consultant’s report;

 

        AND WHEREAS the report only looked at a few aspects of air ambulance service and missed key variables such as geography, weather, services available and staffing levels;

 

        AND WHEREAS there is a CFLCo plane in Churchill Falls owned by the people of the Province that could serve as an air ambulance, but was not considered in this review;

 

        AND WHEREAS a more comprehensive review of the entire air ambulance program would ensure a more effective service for the people of Newfoundland and Labrador;

 

        THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House of Assembly calls on the Provincial Government to place on hold the current decision to move the air ambulance out of St. Anthony until a complete and comprehensive review takes place that includes all regions and aspects of the air ambulance service.”

 

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