No.38/2013

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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2nd Session – 47th General Assembly

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Tuesday, December 3, 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.  − Address in Reply

 

Third Reading Bills

 

2. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Labour Standards Act”. (Bill No. 17)

                                                                           (Justice)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

         3. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Provincial Court Act, 1991”. (Bill No. 16)

                                                                        (Justice)

 

4. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Municipal Elections Act”. (Bill No. 18)

                                                               (Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs)

 

5. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The City of Corner Brook Act, the City of Mount Pearl Act, the City of St. John’s Act and the Municipalities Act, 1999”. (Bill No. 20)                                                                             (Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs)

 

6. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act Respecting Adoptions”. (Bill No. 27)

                                                                           (Child, Youth and Family Services)

 

7. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Schools Act, 1997”. (Bill No. 28)

                                                                           (Education)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER – To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11 that the House not adjourn at 5:30 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.

 

2. THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11 that the House not adjourn at 10:00 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.

 

QUESTIONS

 

42. − MR. CHRISTOPHER MITCHELMORE (The Straits – White Bay North) – To ask the Minister of Transportation and Works to lay on the table of this House, the following information:

(a)     the department’s multiyear plan for a comprehensive, coordinated and predictable Provincial Transportation Strategy for roads, ferries and air services and

(b)     a statement of the portion of gasoline tax revenue that is assigned to improve our roads network.

 

43. − MR. CHRISTOPHER MITCHELMORE (The Straits – White Bay North) – To ask the Minister of Finance to lay on the table of this House, the following information:

(a)     any correspondence, discussion or plan it has to lower the small business tax rate to ensure Newfoundland and Labrador does not lose business competitiveness - given seven other provinces have a lower small business tax rate;

(b)     the status of the proposed comprehensive review of the rates of business tax and other costs imposed by the government, comparing them with those of other jurisdictions and any supporting documentation of review if one has been undertaken and

(c)     any review undertaken of the Newfoundland and Labrador Stock Savings Plan which would determine if revisions or alternatives are required to encourage Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to invest more in provincial enterprises.

 

44. − MR. DALE KIRBY (St. John’s North) – To ask the Minister of Education to lay on the Table of the House an update on the establishment of a scholarship that recognizes student innovators as per the 2011 PC Party Blue Book.

 

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