No.53/2016

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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1st Session – 48th General Assembly

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Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

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 Respecting Regulatory Accountability And Reporting”. (Bill 54)    

                                                                (Service NL)

 

         3. –Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act Respecting The Rooms Corporation”. (Bill 56)

                                                (Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development)

 

 

         4. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Municipal Elections Act”. (Bill 57)                                                                                                                                              (Municipal Affairs)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

         5. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act Respecting Secure Withdrawal Management For Young Persons”. (Bill 55)

                                                (Health and Community Services)

 

         6. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The City Of Corner Brook Act, The City Of Mount Pearl Act And The City Of St. John’s Act”. (Bill 58)                                                                   (Municipal Affairs)

 

         7. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Workplace Health, Safety And Compensation Act”. (Bill 59)                                         

                                                (Advanced Education, Skills and Labour)

 

         8. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Highway Traffic Act No. 4”. (Bill 60)

                                                                (Service NL)

 

MOTIONS

 

         1. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Provide The Public With Transparency Regarding Public Sector Compensation”. (Bill No. 61)

 

         2. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The City Of St. John’s Act And The City Of St. John’s Municipal Taxation Act”. (Bill No. 62)

 

         3. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS − To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Lands Act”. (Bill No. 63)

 

         4. – MR. JOHN FINN (Stephenville – Port au Port) − To Move:

 

         WHEREAS Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope on April 12, 1980 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador with a dream of creating awareness of cancer and raising $1,000,000 to find a cure;

 

         AND WHEREAS Terry Fox, at the age of 21 and having had a leg amputated due to bone cancer, endeavored to run across Canada, covering 5,373 kilometers over 143 days, the equivalent to a 42-kilometre marathon each day until he was forced to stop due to a recurrence of cancer;

 

         AND WHEREAS after the first 25 days, and with growing encouragement from residents along the way, Terry Fox stopped in Channel-Port aux Basques where that town alone raised $10,000;

 

         AND WHEREAS the generous response from people in Port aux Basques fired his imagination and a new fundraising goal of one dollar for every Canadian was set;

 

         AND WHEREAS in the past 36 years, more than $650 million has been raised in Terry Fox’s name to support cancer research;

 

         AND WHEREAS Terry Fox and his family continue to be an inspiration to school children and communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and around the world;

 

         AND WHEREAS Terry Fox’s courageous journey began in Newfoundland and Labrador and gave his dream a momentum that endures;

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the second Sunday after Labour Day in each year throughout Newfoundland and Labrador to be proclaimed as Terry Fox Day.”

 

         5. – MR. KEITH HUTCHINGS (Ferryland) − To Move:

 

         BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly urges Government to request the Conflict of Interest Advisory Committee pursuant to Section 14 of the Conflict of Interest Act, 1995 to review the terms of employment contract of the Chief Executive Officer of Nalcor Energy and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro and determine the appropriateness of the employment contract;

 

         AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this House urges the Lieutenant-Governor in Council to ensure the Conflict of Interest Advisory Committee’s report on this review be made public.”

 

         6. − 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 Monday, December 12th, 2016.

 

         7. − 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 Monday, December 12th, 2016.

 

         8. − 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 13th, 2016.

 

         9. − 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 13th, 2016.

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