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40th Parliament, 3rd Session (March 3, 2010 - March 26, 2011)

Bill C-304

An Act to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians

Adopted by the House on November 24, 2010

Report and Government Response

Report 11: Order of the House recommitting Bill C-304, An Act to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians
  • Adopted by the Committee: March 8, 2011
  • Presented to the House: March 21, 2011
  • No Government Response requested

Information

Pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), the House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), seconded by Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), — That Bill C-304, An Act to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians, be now read a third time and do pass.

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. Ouellet (Brome—Missisquoi), seconded by Mr. Lessard (Chambly—Borduas), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“Bill C-304, An Act to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians, be not now read a third time but be referred back to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities for the purpose of reconsidering Clauses 3 and 4, or to add new clauses, with a view of clarifying the role of provinces, specifically Quebec, within the jurisdiction of the Bill.”.

The question was put on the amendment and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 131 -- Vote no 131)
YEAS: 141, NAYS: 132

Accordingly, the Bill was referred back to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.