No.38/2010

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, June 16, 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

 

Third Reading Bills

 

1. C    Third Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Highway Traffic Act.” (Bill No. 27)

                                                                                         (Government Services)

 

2. C    Third Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Insurance Companies Act No. 3.”

(Bill No. 28)                                                           (Government Services)

 

3. C    Third Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Prepaid Funeral Services Act.”

(Bill No. 29)                                                           (Government Services)

 

4. C    Third Reading of a Bill C “An Act Respecting The Health And Protection Of Animals.”

           (Bill No. 30)                                                          (Natural Resources)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

5. 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)

 

6. 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)

 

7. 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)

 

8. C    Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act Respecting Human Rights.” (Bill No. 31)

                                                                                        (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 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.  PAUL DAVIS (Topsail) C To Move:

 

        “WHEREAS archaeologist Bill Gilbert and his team from the Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation in 1995 discovered the original site of John Guy’s 1610 Cupers Cove Plantation and, since that time, more than 145,000 artifacts have been catalogued and important 17th century structures have been identified;

 

        AND WHEREAS Cupids, the oldest English settlement in what is now Canada, is celebrating its 400th anniversary this year;

 

        AND WHEREAS in November, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited our Province to launch the year-long Cupids 400 celebration;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Provincial Government last June announced an additional $1.8 million to help fund the construction of the Cupids 400 Legacy Centre, bringing the Province’s total commitment to the Cupids celebration and related infrastructure to over $3.8 million;

 

        AND WHEREAS this legacy centre will house more than 110,000 artifacts uncovered since the discovery of the original site, and will also include a history/genealogical resource centre, a multi-purpose hall and an archaeology lab where visitors will learn about the processes of archaeology;

 

        AND WHEREAS events throughout the year, culminating in the week of August 17-22, will inject an estimated $15 million into the provincial economy while providing important and enduring tourism benefits to Cupids and the entire region;

 

        BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly congratulates Cupids on its 400th anniversary and invites the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and tourists from across Canada and around the world to join the people of Cupids in celebrating this important historic occasion, strengthening our tourism industry and providing lasting benefits to many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in the process.”

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Published under the authority of the Speaker of the

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