No.8/2018

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 48th General Assembly

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Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

 

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

 

2.  – Committee of Supply   

Second Reading Bills

 

3. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Status Of Women Advisory Council Act”. (Bill No. 4)       

                                                       (Minister Responsible for Status of Women)

 

4. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Pension Benefits Act, 1997”. (Bill No. 5) 

                                                                       (Service NL)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move “That This House Approves in General the Budgetary Policy of the Government.” (Budget Speech)              (Adjourned)

 

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 on Supply to Consider A Resolution Relating to the Granting of  Supply to Her Majesty. (Bill No. 3)

 

3. − 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 Advancing or Guaranteeing of Certain Loans made under the Loan and Guarantee Act, 1957”. (Bill No. 6)

 

4. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend the Revenue Administration Act”. (Bill No. 7)

 

5. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Income Tax Act, 2000”. (Bill No. 8)

 

6. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Revenue Administration Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 9)

 

7. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Schools Act, 1997”. (Bill No. 10)

 

8.  – MR. PAUL DAVIS (Topsail – Paradise) − To Move:

 

“WHEREAS the Trudeau government intends to legalize marijuana in 2018 even though many important questions about the impact of legalization have still not been answered;

 

AND WHEREAS Newfoundlanders and Labradorians deserve answers to such questions prior to legalization;

 

BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House calls on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to promptly release its analyses of the impacts of legalization on Newfoundland and Labrador, including the social, medical, fiscal, economic. legal, penal, educational, residential and cross-jurisdictional impacts;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Honourable House calls on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to urge the Government of Canada to delay marijuana legalization unless both levels of government can assure Newfoundlanders and Labradorians that effective measures are in place to:

a)              inform people of the impacts of legalization;

b)             monitor, evaluate and respond to the impacts in real time;

c)              address any social and medical consequences as they arise;

d)             protect people from marijuana-impaired drivers;

e)              protect people from second-hand exposure to marijuana products; and

f)              compensate our Province promptly and fully for any net negative fiscal impacts of legalization.”

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House of Assembly by the Queen’s Printer