No.34/2010

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, June 9, 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)

 

6. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Insurance Companies Act.” (Bill No. 16)                                                                                (Government Services)

 

7. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C AAn Act Respecting The Care And Protection Of Children And Youth.” (Bill No. 1)          (Progress June 8)                        (Child, Youth and Family Services)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

8. 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)

 

9. 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)

 

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)        (Adjourned June 3)                              (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)

 

18. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Architects Act, 2008.” (Bill No. 26)

                                                                                                (Government Services)

 

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 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 Resolution Relating to the Advancing or Guaranteeing of Certain Loans made under the Loan and Guarantee Act, 1957. (Bill No. 25)

 

3. 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.”

 

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

 

        “WHEREAS there is a crisis in the fishing industry of our Province;

 

        AND WHEREAS Government’s focussed strategy to address these escalating problems has been to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with only two key players in the industry;

 

        AND WHEREAS it has been nearly a year with no significant and practical progress on this MOU and there are concerns about its ultimate effectiveness;

 

        AND WHEREAS the process does not include a community voice or the Federal Government;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Province failed to allocate any funding to launch strategies of the MOU process;

 

        AND WHEREAS restructuring is occurring now, including fish plants closing and license transfers occurring, affecting peoples’ livelihoods and the economic viability of rural communities;

 

        THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House of Assembly encourages the Provincial Government to launch an interim program and action plan that would assist fish plant workers and communities affected, which would include an Early Retirement Package, a Workers Adjustment Program and a Community Investment Initiative to assist in this transitional process.”

 

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