No.40/2018

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 48th General Assembly

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Wednesday, November 14th, 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

        

Third Reading Bills

 

2. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act Respecting The Protection Of Intimate Images”. (Bill No. 12)

                                       (Justice and Public Safety)

 

3. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Assessment Act, 2006”. (Bill No. 34)

                                               (Municipal Affairs and Environment)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

4. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Management Of Greenhouse Gas Act”.  (Bill No. 27)

                               (Municipal Affairs and Environment)

 

         5. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Labour Standards Act”. (Bill No. 32)

                                (Debate adj’d)                   (Advanced Education, Skills and Labour)

 

         6. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act”. (Bill No. 33)

                                                                        (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

        

         7. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Workplace Health, Safety And Compensation Act”. (Bill No. 35)

                                                                                    (Service NL)

          

         8. – Second Reading of a Bill – “An Act To Amend The Workplace Health, Safety And Compensation Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 36)

            (Service NL)

 

           9. – Second Reading of a Bill –“An Act Respecting The Protection And Promotion Of Public Health”. (Bill No. 37)

                                                                        (Health and Community Services)

 

           10. – Second Reading of a Bill – “An Act Respecting The Reporting Requirements Of Public Bodies”. (Bill No. 38)

                                                                        (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

 

MOTIONS

                       

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

 

“BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly urge the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to establish an all-party Select Committee on Democratic Reform”.     

                                       (Debate Adj’d)

 

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

 

         “BE IT RESOLVED that the Member for the District of Harbour Grace-Port de Grave be appointed Deputy Chair of Committees for the remainder of the Forty-Eighth General Assembly”.

             

         3. – MR. BRIAN WARR (Baie Verte – Green Bay) – To Move:

 

“WHEREAS fourteen mineral commodities are produced or mined in the Province including iron, nickel, copper, cobalt and gold;

 

AND WHEREAS the mining industry in 2018 is expected to employ 4,800 people (excluding construction) throughout Newfoundland and Labrador with $48 million in exploration expenditures and $3 billion in mineral shipments are forecasted;

 

AND WHEREAS the growth and diversification of the mining industry will provide meaningful contribution to a more diverse workforce by doubling the current number of women employed and by providing meaningful opportunities to rural areas of our Province;

 

AND WHEREAS by 2030 the Provincial Government envisions five new mines, sustainable direct employment of more than 6,200 people in operations, and doubling our annual exploration expenditures to $100 million;

 

AND WHEREAS to be successful the Government will focus on, being competitive, with clear and efficient regulatory processes; advancing targeted public geoscience, marketing and education; promoting effective Indigenous and community engagement; and pursuing innovation and emerging technologies;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in its plan for growth in the mining industry of our Province.”

 

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House of Assembly by the Queen’s Printer