No.41/2017

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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2nd Session – 48th General Assembly

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Wednesday, December 6th, 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

Third Reading Bills

 

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

                                                        (Justice and Public Safety)

 

           3.  – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The House Of Assembly Accountability,

Integrity And Administration Act”. (Bill No. 19)    (Government House Leader)

 

4. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Members Of The House Of Assembly Retiring Allowances Act And The Portability Of Pensions Act”. (Bill No. 21)                                                           (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

5. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An  Act To Amend The Liquor Corporation Act”. (Bill No. 23)

                                                                (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

6. – Third Reading of a Bill − “Serious Incident Response Team Act”. (Bill No. 24)

                                                         (Justice and Public Safety)

 

7. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Highway Traffic Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 27)

                                                               (Service NL)

 

Bills Referred to Committee of the Whole

 

8. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill “An Act To Amend The Child And Youth Advocate Act”. (Bill No. 26)

                                                                        (Children, Seniors and Social Development)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

9. – 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)

 

10. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Independent Appointments Commission Act”. (Bill No. 28)

                                                                                   (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

                        

MOTIONS

 

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

 

        “WHEREAS section 4 of the Auditor General Act provides that on resolution of the House of Assembly, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall appoint an Auditor General;  

 

        THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Julia Mullaley be appointed as the Auditor General”.

 

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

 

        “WHEREAS the Royal Newfoundland Regiment distinguished itself in a number of key First World War battles, and fought valiantly as equal members of the British Empire alongside Canada, Australia and New Zealand;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Trail of the Caribou memorials commemorate the brave actions of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in France and Belgium but there is not, as yet, such a memorial in Turkey;

 

        AND WHEREAS this House respects and honours the bravery and sacrifice of all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who fought and died in conflict, and today recognizes in particular those brave members who served in Turkey;

 

        NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House requests that the Speaker, as a servant of this Honourable House and therefore a representative of the people of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, journey to Turkey to advance discussions towards a shared goal of establishing a memorial commemorating the significant contributions of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment at Gallipoli”.

 

        3. – MR. NEIL KING (Bonavista) – To Move:

 

        “WHEREAS the Provincial Government recently released the “What We Heard” document on social enterprises;

 

        AND WHEREAS supporting social enterprise development is vital for advancing development opportunities that benefit the economy, support sustainability, tackle social and economic issues and encourage entrepreneurial models;

 

        THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House take action to be responsive to the feedback received from this document to increase the number of social enterprises in Newfoundland and Labrador and to enhance services for existing social enterprises”.

 

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