No.30/2010

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, June 2, 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

 

Bills Referred to Committee of the Whole

 

1. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Provincial Court Act, 1991.” (Bill No. 4)                                                                                   (Justice and Attorney General)

 

2. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Commissioners For Oaths Act.” (Bill No. 7)                                                                     (Justice and Attorney General)

 

3. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Notaries Public Act.” (Bill No. 8)                                                                                 (Justice and Attorney General)

 

4. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Small Claims Act.” (Bill No. 11)                                                                                                              (Justice and Attorney General)

 

5. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Fatal Accidents Act.” (Bill No. 15)                                                                                (Justice and Attorney General)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

6. 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)

 

7. 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)

 

8. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Income Tax Act, 2000 No. 2.” (Bill No. 9)                                                                               (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

9. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Insurance Companies Act.” (Bill No. 16)                   (Adjourned June 1)                                                          (Government Services)

 

10. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting The Regulation Of Certain Health Professions.” (Bill No. 17)                                                                            (Health and Community Services)

 

11. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Accident And Sickness Insurance Act, The Automobile Insurance Act, The Insurance Adjusters, Agents And Brokers Act, The Insurance Contracts Act And The Life Insurance Act.” (Bill No. 18)               (Government Services)

 

12. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Insurance Companies Act No. 2.” (Bill No. 19)                                                                                (Government Services)

 

13. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act Respecting The Practice Of Social Work.” (Bill No. 20)                                                                                                  (Health and Community Services)

 

14. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Insurance Adjusters, Agents And Brokers Act.” (Bill No. 21)                                                                     (Government Services)

 

15. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Portability Of Pensions Act.” (Bill No. 22)                                                                               (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

16. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Securities Act.” (Bill No. 23)

                                                                                        (Government Services)

 

17. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act Respecting Court Security.” (Bill No. 24)

                                                                                        (Justice and Attorney General)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. 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)

 

2. 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.”

 

3. C MR. HARRY HARDING (Bonavista North) C To Move:

 

        “WHEREAS, Newfoundland and Labrador is home to one of the best undeveloped clean, green, renewable energy projects in North America at the Lower Churchill River in Labrador;

 

        AND WHEREAS, Ontario, the Maritime Provinces and the North Eastern United States are in need of affordable, clean energy sources;

 

        AND WHEREAS, last week’s ruling of the Régie de l’énergie in Quebec on a transmission service request by Nalcor Energy once again demonstrates that province’s arrogance and discriminatory business practices, in particular their determination to see the Lower Churchill proceed only on their terms;

 

        AND WHEREAS, this ruling is deemed by this Province to be completely contrary to the rules of fair, open and competitive access;

 

        AND WHEREAS, this Government is determined to proceed with this project in the best interests and for the benefit of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador;

 

        THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly affirms its full support for the approach of Nalcor Energy and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to continue plans to develop this extraordinary clean, renewable energy project, including two alternative routes to market, including the Labrador-Island Link, the Maritime route as well as the pursuit of a separate 724 MW transmission service request into the Maritimes and New England.”

 

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