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Status of House Business

The Status of House Business provides cumulative information on the status of business before the House during a session. The document is updated after each sitting.

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Status of House Business

Last updated on
Thursday, June 22, 2017


PART IV – Business Respecting Committees

Concurrence in Committee Reports

This section contains information relating to motions for concurrence in committee reports. The motions in this section are numbered sequentially.

No. 1Mrs. Lockhart (Fundy Royal) — Motion to concur in the Third Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food (Supply Management, Dairy Producers, and Canadian Dairy Industry) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-52)
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — June 7, 2016
No. 2Mr. Badawey (Niagara Centre) — Motion to concur in the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (certain provisions of Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-60)
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — June 15, 2016
No. 3 — Motion to concur in the Sixth Report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-226, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences in relation to conveyances) and the Criminal Records Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-97)
Deemed moved — October 6, 2016
Order respecting proceedings; deemed adopted — October 19, 2016
No. 4 — Motion to concur in the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill C-242, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (inflicting torture)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-99)
Deemed moved; debated; adopted — November 29, 2016
No. 5Mr. McColeman (Brantford—Brant) — Motion to concur in the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Finance (Final Report of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Regarding Its Consultations in Advance of the 2016 Budget) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-12)
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — November 16, 2016
Order respecting proceedings; deemed adopted — November 28, 2016
Adopted — November 28, 2016
No. 6Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — Motion to concur in the Second Report of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform (Electoral Reform) (Sessionnal Paper No. 8510-421-117)
Debated under Routine Proceedings — December 8, 2016
Order respecting the recorded division deferred to December 13, 2016 — December 8, 2016
Negatived — December 13, 2016
No. 7 — Motion to concur in the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-243, An Act respecting the development of a national maternity assistance program strategy and amending the Employment Insurance Act (maternity benefits) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-161)
Deemed moved — March 8, 2017
Adopted — March 23, 2017
No. 8Mr. Schmale (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock) — Motion to concur in the 11th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (Initiatives toward a family-friendly House of Commons) (Sessionnal Paper No. 8510-421-79)
Debated under Routine Proceedings — April 3, 2017
Adopted — April 4, 2017
No. 9Mr. Housefather (Mount Royal) — Motion to concur in the Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill C-247, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-149)
Deemed moved; debated; adopted — April 4, 2017
No. 10Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — Motion to concur in the Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill C-226, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences in relation to conveyances) and the Criminal Records Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-167)
Deemed moved; debated — April 5, 2017; adopted — May 3, 2017
No. 11Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith) — Motion to concur in the Fourth Report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (Implementing Gender-Based Analysis Plus in the Government of Canada) (Sessionnal Paper No. 8510-421-76)
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — April 11, 2017
Adopted — May 1, 2017
No. 12Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove) — Motion to concur in the Third Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (Exploring the Impact of Recent Changes to Employment Insurance and Ways to Improve Access to the Program) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-74)
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — May 10, 2017
Order respecting proceedings; deemed adopted — May 30, 2017
No. 13Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — Motion to concur in the Third Report of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform ("Strengthening Democracy in Canada: Principles, Process and Public Engagement for Electoral Reform") (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-122)
Debated under Routine Proceedings — May 30, 2017
Negatived — May 31, 2017
No. 14 — Motion to concur in the Seventh Report of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-323, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-232)
Deemed moved — June 1, 2017
Order respecting proceedings; deemed adopted — June 7, 2017
No. 15 — Motion to concur in the 11th Report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill S-217, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (detention in custody)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-210)
Debated — June 13, 2017
Adopted — June 14, 2017
No. 16Mr. Généreux (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup) — Motion to concur in the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Official Languages ("Study of the Translation Bureau") (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-73)
Debated under Routine Proceedings; superseded by a dilatory motion — June 19, 2017

Standing Committees

This section contains information on motions relating to the business respecting Standing Committees, mainly: striking committee reports, membership changes, concurrence in committee reports, orders of reference relating to travel and other business. The information in this section is grouped by Standing Committee as listed in the Standing Orders.

Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI)
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food (AGRI)
3rd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 1) — June 7, 2016
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2016
Empowered to travel — March 10, 2017
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (CIMM)
Order amending the text of the Sixth Report of the Committee — October 28, 2016
Order of reference (immigration to Atlantic Canada) — November 2, 2016 (See PART II — Private Members' Business M-39)
Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (ENVI)
Order of reference (designated for the purposes of Section 343 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act) — March 22, 2016
8th Report (Healthy Environment, Healthy Canadians, Healthy Economy: Strengthening the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-249) — Presented — June 15, 2017
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2016
Empowered to travel — March 10, 2017
Standing Committee on Finance (FINA)
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2016
2nd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 5) — November 16, 2016
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO)
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2016
Empowered to travel — March 10, 2017
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE)
Order of reference (designated for the purposes of Section 20 of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act) — April 14, 2016
7th Report (A Coherent and Effective Approach to Canada's Sanctions Regimes: Sergei Magnitsky and Beyond) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-189) — Presented — April 6, 2017
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2016
Empowered to travel — November 28, 2016
Empowered to travel — March 10, 2017
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates (OGGO)
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2016
Empowered to travel — September 22, 2016
Standing Committee on Health (HESA)
Order of reference (violent and sexual online material) — December 8, 2016 (See PART II — Private Members' Business M-47)
Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA)
Empowered to travel — November 28, 2016
5th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 7) — March 23, 2017
3rd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 12) — May 30, 2017
Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAN)
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2016
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU)
Empowered to travel — May 6, 2016
Empowered to travel — March 20, 2017
Order of reference (designated committee for the purposes of clause 65 of an Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act) — June 14, 2017
Standing Committee on International Trade (CIIT)
Empowered to travel — March 11, 2016
Empowered to travel — April 15, 2016
Empowered to travel — May 31, 2016
Empowered to travel — March 10, 2017
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (JUST)
Empowered to travel — November 28, 2016
5th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 4) — November 29, 2016
8th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 9) — April 4, 2017
11th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 15) — June 14, 2017
Standing Committee on National Defence (NDDN)
Empowered to travel — March 11, 2016
Empowered to travel — November 28, 2016
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (PROC)
Established and membership appointed — December 4, 2015
Membership of the Committee changed — February 1, 2016; February 8, 2017
Membership of Committees
1st Report — Concurred in — January 29, 2016
2nd Report — Concurred in — February 3, 2016
3rd Report — Concurred in — February 22, 2016
7th Report — Concurred in — April 18, 2016
12th Report — Concurred in — September 19, 2016
13th Report — Concurred in — October 17, 2016
17th Report — Concurred in — December 1, 2016
18th Report — Concurred in — January 31, 2017
20th Report — Concurred in — February 6, 2017
22nd Report — Concurred in — February 16, 2017
24th Report — Concurred in — March 8, 2017
26th Report — Concurred in — March 9, 2017
29th Report — Concurred in — May 1, 2017
32nd Report — Concurred in — June 1, 2017
4th Report (revised disclosure forms relating to the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-5) — Concurred in — March 7, 2016
6th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-22) — Deemed concurred in — March 24, 2016
8th Report — Changes to the Standing Orders (committee name change) — Concurred in — April 21, 2016
Order of reference (premature disclosure of contents of Bill C-14, Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying) — April 19, 2016 (See PART V — Other Business No. 13)
9th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-49) — Deemed concurred in — May 16, 2016
Order of reference (physical molestation of the Member from Berthier—Maskinongé) — May 19, 2016 (See PART V — Other Business No. 13)
11th Report (initiatives toward a family-friendly House of Commons) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-79) — Presented — June 15, 2016; concurred in — April 4th, 2017 (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 8)
Order of reference (proceedings on the debate on Standing Orders and procedure pursuant to Standing Order 51) — October 6, 2016 (See PART V — Other Business No. 19)
14th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-102) — Deemed concurred in — October 19, 2016
16th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-109) — Deemed concurred in — November 16, 2016
19th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional paper No. 8510-421-144) — Deemed concurred in — February 6, 2017
21st Report (Bill C-324 should be designated non-votable) — February 8, 2017
23rd Report (An Interim Report in Response to the Chief Electoral Officer’s Recommendations for Legislative Reforms Following the 42nd General Election) (Sessional paper No. 8510-421-158) — March 6, 2017
27th Report (A Second Interim Report in Response to the Chief Electoral Officer’s Recommendations for Legislative Reforms Following the 42nd General Election) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-175) — March 20, 2017
28th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-177) — Deemed concurred in — March 21, 2017
Order of reference (denial of access of Members to the Parliamentary Precinct raised on March 22, 2017) — May 3, 2017 (See PART V — Other Business No. 13)
34th Report, "Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members of Parliament within the Parliamentary Precinct" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-256) — Presented — June 19, 2017
30th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-201) — Deemed concurred in — May 4, 2017
33rd Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-245) — Deemed concurred in — June 14, 2017
35th Report ("A Third Interim Report in Response to the Chief Electoral Officer’s Recommendations for Legislative Reforms Following the 42nd General Election") — June 20, 2017
Standing Committee on Official Languages (LANG)
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Public Accounts (PACP)
Empowered to travel — May 31, 2016
Empowered to travel — June 7, 2017
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU)
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2016
6th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 3) — October 19, 2016
Empowered to travel — March 10, 2017
8th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 10) — May 3, 2017
Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO)
4th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 11) — May 1, 2017
Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (TRAN)
Empowered to travel — April 15, 2016
5th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 2) — June 15, 2016
Order of reference (water quality) — February 7, 2017 (See PART II — Private Members' Business M-69)
Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACVA)
Empowered to travel — May 31, 2016
Empowered to travel — March 10, 2017
Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations (REGS)
1st Report (review of statutory instruments) — Concurred in — March 24, 2016

Special Committees

This section contains information on motions relating to the business respecting Special Committees, mainly: order of reference, concurrence in committee reports and other business. The information in this section is grouped by Special Committee.

Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE)
Terms of reference — June 7, 2016 (See PART I — Government Orders — Business of Supply No. 8)
Committee struck — June 17, 2016
First Report, "Electoral Reform" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-116) — November 28, 2016
Second Report, "Electoral Reform" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-117) — November 28, 2016 (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 6)
Third Report, "Strenghtening Democracy in Canada : Principles, Process and Public Engagement for Electoral Reform" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-122) — December 1, 2016
Special Committee on Pay Equity (ESPE)
Terms of reference — February 3, 2016 (See PART I — Government Orders — Business of Supply No. 4)
Committee struck — February 17, 2016
First Report, “It's Time to Act” (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-69) — June 9, 2016
Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying (PDAM)
Terms of reference — December 11, 2015
Committee struck — January 25, 2016
First Report, “Medical Assistance in Dying: A Patient-Centered Approach” (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-1) — February 25, 2016