No.32/2015

 

  

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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4th Session – 47th General Assembly

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Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

 

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 Services Charges Act”. (Bill No. 8)

                                                                           (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

Bills Referred to Committee of the Whole

 

3. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Legal Aid Act”.         (Bill No. 9)

                           (Progress)                                  (Justice and Public Safety)

 

4. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Income Tax Act No. 2”.   (Bill No. 12)

               (Progress)                                  (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

5. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act To Amend The House of Assembly Act”.      (Bill No. 13)

                                                                           (Government House Leader)

 

6. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Regional Service Boards Act, 2012”. (Bill No. 14)

   (Progress)                                  (Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

7. − Second Reading of a Bill – “An Act To Amend The Teachers’ Pensions Act”.  (Bill No. 15)

                                                               (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. — 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 Certain Resolutions Respecting the Imposition of Taxes on Income. (Bill No. 6)

 

         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 to Consider a Resolution Relating to the Raising of Loans by the Province. (Bill No. 10)

 

3. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF NATURAL RESOURCES – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Hydro Corporation Act, 2007”. (Bill No. 3)

 

4. – MS. TRACEY PERRY (Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune) – To Move:

 

         WHEREAS the remains of a Beothuk woman named Demasduit and her husband, a chief named Nonosabusut, have for many years been in storage in Edinburgh at the National Museum of Scotland;

 

         AND WHEREAS the remains of these Aboriginal people of Newfoundland and Labrador should be repatriated to Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and laid to rest in the place where the Beothuk people lived;

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House calls on the Government of the United Kingdom to facilitate the repatriation of the remains of Demasduit and Nonosabusut to Canada so that they may be laid to rest with dignity”.

 

5. – MR. REX HILLIER (Conception Bay South) – To Move:

 

WHEREAS seniors in Newfoundland and Labrador have the lowest median income amongst all Provinces;

 

         AND WHEREAS seniors in Newfoundland and Labrador have remained at the very bottom in median after-tax income amongst Provinces since 2003 despite billions in oil revenue and a poverty reduction strategy;

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED this Honourable House urge Government to commit to a poverty reduction strategy designed specifically to target seniors’ poverty”.

 

 

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