No. 20/2019

 

 

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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1st Session – 49th General Assembly

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Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

 

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 To Amend The Liquor Corporation Act”. (Bill No. 15)

                                                     (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

Bills Referred to Committee of the Whole

 

3. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act Respecting The Regulation Of Real Estate Trading In The Province”. (Bill No. 13)  

                                                                                                   (Service NL)

 

4.   – Committee of the Whole on a Bill – “An Act To Provide For Damages And Recovery Of Opioid Related Health Care Costs”. (Bill No. 17)        

                                                                           (Justice and Public Safety)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

5.– Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Automobile Insurance Act”. (Bill No. 9)

                                                               (Service NL)

 

6.– Second Reading of a Bill – “An Act To Amend The Public Trustee Act, 2009”. (Bill No. 11)    

                                                               (Justice and Public Safety)

 

7.– Second Reading of a Bill – “An Act To Amend The Enforcement Of Canadian Judgments Act”. (Bill No. 12)   

                                                               (Justice and Public Safety)

 

8.– Second Reading of a Bill – “An Act Respecting The Demise Of The Crown”. (Bill No. 18)

                                       (Government House Leader)

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act Respecting The Supreme Court In The Province”.  (Bill No. 7)

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

“WHEREAS in accordance with subsection 38(1) of the House of Assembly Accountability, Integrity and Administration Act, the Commissioner for Legislative Standards has submitted a report

respecting his opinion on a matter referred to him under the authority of subsection 36(1) of that Act;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this House of Assembly concur in The Parsons Report of June 25, 2019”.

 

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

“BE IT RESOLVED that the Committees of the House of Assembly for the 49th General Assembly be reconstituted as follows:

The Social Services Committee:

·          The Member for LewisporteTwillingate

·          The Member for Conception Bay East - Bell Island

·          The Member for Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune

·          The Member for Lake Melville

·          The Member for Mount Scio

·          The Member for St. John's Centre

·          The Member for Topsail - Paradise

The Government Services Committee:

·          The Member for Harbour Grace - Port de Grave

·          The Member for Conception Bay South

·          The Member for Ferryland

·          The Member for Lake Melville

·          The Member for Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune

·          The Member for Lewisporte - Twillingate

·          The Member for Mount Scio

·          The Member for St. John's East - Quidi Vidi

The Resource Committee:

·          The Member for Lake Melville

·          The Member for Cape St. Francis

·          The Member for Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune

·          The Member for Harbour Grace - Port de Grave

·          The Member for Mount Scio

·          The Member for St. John's East - Quidi Vidi

·          The Member for Terra Nova

 The Standing Orders Committee:

·          The Member for St. John's West

·          The Member for Carbonear-Trinity-Bay de Verde

·          The Member for St. Georges Humber

·          The Member for Labrador West

·          The Member for Windsor Lake

·          The Member for LewisporteTwillingate

The Privileges and Elections Committee:

·          The Member for Fogo Island - Cape Freels 

·          The Member for Harbour Grace – Port de Grave

·          The Member for Burin - Grand Bank

·          The Member for Conception Bay East - Bell Island

·          The Member for St. John’s East - Quidi Vidi

Miscellaneous and Private Bills Committee: 

·          The Member for Lake Melville

·          The Member for Conception Bay South

·          The Member for Harbour Grace - Port de Grave

·          The Member for Mount Scio

·         The Member for St. John's East - Quidi Vidi

The Public Accounts Committee:

·          The Member for Cape St. Francis

·          The Member for Harbour Grace - Port de Grave

·          The Member for Lewisporte Twillingate

·          The Member for Lake Melville

·          The Member for Mount Scio

·          The Member for Stephenville - Port au Port

·          The Member for St. John's Centre”

 

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

“BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly concur in the final report of the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections on the Development of a Legislature-Specific Harassment-Free Workplace Policy dated April 8, 2019.”

5. – MR. ELVIS LOVELESS (Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune) – To Move:

“WHEREAS the Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes and the Education Action Plan both recommended developing a phased-in implementation plan for Junior Kindergarten;

 

            AND WHEREAS Ontario, the Northwest Territories and Nova Scotia have implemented or are in the process of implementing province-wide junior kindergarten;

 

            AND WHEREAS play-based learning promotes children’s natural sense of curiosity and discovery through hands-on exploration of the world around them;

 

            THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in taking necessary steps towards establishing a Junior Kindergarten program”.

 

6. – MR. PERRY TRIMPER (Lake Melville) – To Move:

“WHEREAS The Way Forward on Climate Change highlighted increasing electric vehicle usage within the Province as a priority for this Government;

 

AND WHEREAS increasing access to electric vehicle charging stations will encourage the transition to electric vehicles;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in its efforts to establish a network of electric vehicle charging stations across the Province”.

 

7. – THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER – To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11(1) that the House not adjourn at 5:30 o’clock p.m. on Thursday, November 21st, 2019.     

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