No.8/2013

 

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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2nd Session – 47th General Assembly

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

 

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. − Committee of Supply

 

Second Reading Bills

 

2. − Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Canada-Newfoundland And Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland And Labrador Act”. (Bill No. 1)                                                                 (Natural Resources)

 

3. − Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Revenue Administration Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 4)

                                                                    (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move “That This House Approves in General the Budgetary Policy of the Government.” (Budget Speech)

 

2. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole on Supply to Consider Certain Resolutions Relating to the Granting of  Supply to Her Majesty.

(Bill No. 2)

 

3. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to Consider a Resolution Respecting the Imposition of Taxes on Tobacco. (Bill No. 3)

 

4. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Services Charges Act”. (Bill No. 5)

 

5. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF SERVICE NL – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Highway Traffic Act”. (Bill No. 6)

 

         6. − MR. GEORGE MURPHY (St. John’s East) − To Move:

 

WHEREAS the well-being of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador depends on their ability to use reliable transportation links – whether by road, air or water – to access employment, government services, and business, as well as to foster cultural and social benefits;

 

         AND WHEREAS after ten years in power Government has failed to properly develop and maintain vital highway and ferry services in many parts of the Province;

 

         AND WHEREAS this Government has failed to follow its own ferry strategy;

 

         AND WHEREAS the people of Newfoundland and Labrador continue to suffer from an unacceptably large inventory of unpaved gravel roads, aging bridges, culverts and highways;

         AND WHEREAS this neglect has resulted in the Canadian Automobile Association listing five of the 11 worst roads in Atlantic Canada as being found in our Province;

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House of Assembly call upon Government to develop an advanced transportation strategy for road and ferry users.”

 

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