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


JOURNALS

No. 191

Friday, May 24, 2002

10:00 a.m.



Prayers

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. McLellan (Minister of Health) , seconded by Mr. Bevilacqua (Secretary of State (Science, Research and Development)) , — That Bill C-56, An Act respecting assisted human reproduction, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.

The debate continued.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mrs. Redman (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— Nos. 371-0673 and 371-0674 concerning sexual and violent content in the media. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-371-32-05.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 58th Report of the Committee (radio and television broadcasting of the proceedings of House committees). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-371-162.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 65) was tabled.


Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 59th Report of the Committee (amendment to Standing Order 107(5)). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-371-163.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 65) was tabled.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 58th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.


By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 59th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.

Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:

— by Mr. Hilstrom (Selkirk--Interlake) , one concerning pornography (No. 371-0728);

— by Mr. Bergeron (Verchères--Les-Patriotes) , one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 371-0729);

— by Mr. St-Julien (Abitibi--Baie-James--Nunavik) , one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 371-0730);

— by Mr. Cummins (Delta--South Richmond) , one concerning the fishing industry (No. 371-0731);

— by Mr. Harris (Prince George--Bulkley Valley) , one concerning pornography (No. 371-0732), one concerning abortion (No. 371-0733) and two concerning the Robert Latimer case (Nos. 371-0734 and 371-0735).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. McLellan (Minister of Health) , seconded by Mr. Bevilacqua (Secretary of State (Science, Research and Development)) , — That Bill C-56, An Act respecting assisted human reproduction, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 1:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Item No. 1 in the order of precedence, standing in the name of Mr. White (North Vancouver), was called and, not having been proceeded with, was, in accordance with Standing Order 42(2), dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

Adjournment

At 1:30 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).