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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
37th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION


JOURNALS

No. 131

Thursday, December 13, 2001

10:00 a.m.



Prayers

Daily Routine Of Business

Motions

Mr. Reynolds (West Vancouver--Sunshine Coast), seconded by Mr. Anderson (Cypress Hills--Grasslands), moved, — That the Tenth Report of the Standing Committee on Finance, presented on Monday, November 26, 2001, be concurred in.

Debate arose thereon.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Goodale (Minister of Natural Resources), seconded by Mr. Normand (Secretary of State (Science, Research and Development)), -- That Bill C-27, An Act respecting the long-term management of nuclear fuel waste, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. O'Reilly (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence), moved, — That this question be now put.

Debate arose thereon.

The attention of the Speaker was drawn to the lack of a quorum and, fewer than 20 Members having been counted, pursuant to Standing Order 29(3), the bells were rung to call in the Members.

After one minute, a quorum was found.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Goodale (Minister of Natural Resources), seconded by Mr. Normand (Secretary of State (Science, Research and Development)), — That Bill C-27, An Act respecting the long-term management of nuclear fuel waste, be now read a third time and do pass;

And of the motion of Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. O'Reilly (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence), — That this question be now put.

The debate continued.

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate as follows:

    — ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (alcohol ignition interlock device programs), without amendment.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), a paper deposited with the Clerk of the House was laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Thibault (Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)) — Reports of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-371-323-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question "That this House do now adjourn" was deemed to have been proposed.

After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.

Accordingly, at 6:38 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).