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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
39th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 40

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

2:00 p.m.



Prayers
National Anthem
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

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), from the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, presented the Second Report of the Committee (United Nations Draft Declaration on the Rights of Aboriginal Peoples). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-36.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 10) was tabled.


Mr. Goldring (Edmonton East), from the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament, presented the First Report of the Committee (quorum and mandate). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-37.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 1) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel), seconded by Mr. Bell (North Vancouver), Bill C-323, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (use of hand-held cellular telephone while operating a motor vehicle), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

Mr. Proulx (Hull—Aylmer), seconded by Mr. Alghabra (Mississauga—Erindale), moved, — That the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates, presented on Wednesday, June 7, 2006, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 4)

Debate arose thereon.

Private Members' Business

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-291, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (injuring or causing the death of a child before or during its birth while committing an offence).

Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), seconded by Mr. Ritz (Battlefords—Lloydminster), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 96(1), the Order was dropped from the Order Paper.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Ms. Oda (Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women) — Cumulative report on operations under the Cultural Property Export and Import Act covering the fiscal years 1992-1993 to 2003-2004, together with the annual report for the fiscal year 2004-2005, pursuant to the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-51, s. 52. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-391-16-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Mr. Strahl (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board) — Reports of Farm Credit Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006, 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. 8561-391-704-01. (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 6:50 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).