No.26/2017

 

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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2nd Session – 48th General Assembly

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

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

 

Second Reading Bills

 

         2. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act Respecting The Office Of The Auditor General And The Auditing Of The Public Accounts Of The Province”. (Bill No. 1)

                                                                                (Government House Leader)

 

         3. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act Respecting An Independent Court Of Appeal In The Province”. (Bill No. 3)   

                                                                                (Justice and Public Safety)

 

         4. Second Reading of a Bill “An Act To Amend The Highway Traffic Act”. (Bill No. 13)

                                                                                (Service NL)

 

     5. Second Reading of a Bill “An Act To Amend The Elections Act, 1991”. (Bill No. 14)

                                                            (Government House Leader)

 

     6.Second Reading of a Bill “An Act To Amend The Securities Act”. (Bill No. 15)

                                                                            (Service NL)

 

     7.Second Reading of a Bill “An Act To Amend The Labour Relations Act”. (Bill No. 16)

                                                            (Advanced Education, Skills and Labour)

 

            8.Second Reading of a Bill “An Act To Amend The Labour Relations Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 17)      

                                                                        (Advanced Education, Skills and Labour)

 

                        9. Second Reading of a Bill “An Act To Amend The Prepaid Funeral Services Act”. (Bill No. 18)    

                                                                                          (Service NL)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER − To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The House Of Assembly Accountability, Integrity And Administration Act”. (Bill No. 19)

 

2.− THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER – To Move:

 

         “WHEREAS section 4 of the Seniors’ Advocate Act  provides that on resolution of the House of Assembly, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall appoint a Seniors’ Advocate;

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Dr. Suzanne Brake be appointed as the Seniors’ Advocate”.

 

3.   − MR. BERNARD DAVIS (Virginia Waters – Pleasantville) – To Move:

 

            “WHEREAS increasing immigration is key to the prosperity of Newfoundland and Labrador;

 

            AND WHEREAS Newfoundland and Labrador is facing significant demographic challenges in that the Province has Canada’s most rapidly-aging population and lowest birthrate and is projected by 2025 to experience a 10 per cent decline in its working-age population resulting in 35,000 fewer people in the provincial labour market;

 

            THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in its goal to increase immigration so that Newfoundland and Labrador will welcome approximately 1,700 immigrants annually by 2022”.

 

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