No.58/2012

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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1st Session – 47th General Assembly

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

 

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 Address in Reply

Third Reading Bills

 

2. C Third Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Revise And Amend The Law Respecting Pensions For The Members Of The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, Correctional Officers and Certain Firefighters Of The St. John’s Regional Fire Department”. (Bill No. 44)

                                                                                                    (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

Second Reading Bills

 

3. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act Respecting Procurement By Public Bodies”. (Bill No. 1)

                                                                                          (Service NL)

 

4. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Public Service Commission Act”. (Bill No. 32)

                                                                               (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

5. C Second Reading of a Bill C “An Act To Amend The Animal Health And Protection Act”. (Bill No. 45)

                                                                                    (Natural Resources)

 

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 Resolution Relating to the Advancing or Guaranteeing of Certain Loans made under the Loan and Guarantee Act, 1957. (Bill No. 39)                    (Progress)

 

2. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF SERVICE NL C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend Various Acts Of The Province Respecting Appointments To Boards, Councils And Tribunals”. (Bill No. 47)

 

3. C HON KATHY DUNDERDALE (Virginia Waters) C To Move

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House now supports the development of the Muskrat Falls Hydro project.”

 

4. C MR. DWIGHT BALL (Humber Valley) C To Move

 

         “WHEREAS the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities has the mandate through the Electrical Power Control Act Board to ensure that the Province shall have the most efficient production, transmission and distribution of power at the lowest possible cost consistent with reliable service;

 

         AND WHEREAS the proposed development of Muskrat Falls will have profound effects on the rates paid by electricity users of the Province for decades to come;

 

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House of Assembly calls upon the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to compel Nalcor to submit the proposed Muskrat Falls development to the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities for a complete and unrestricted review.”

 

5. C MR. ANDREW PARSONS (Burgeo - LaPoile) C To Move

 

“WHEREAS free and open access to Government information is essential to the function of the democratic process;

 

WHEREAS publicly held and publicly funded information should be released to the public unless there is a clear and sufficient reason to keep the matter confidential;

 

WHEREAS this Government has amended the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPPA) through Bill 29 which has created new and expansive categories of secret information.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House urges Government to repeal Bill 29.”

 

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