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Friday, June 6, 2008 (No. 107)


Private Members' Business

Deferred Recorded Divisions

M-465 — June 4, 2008 — Deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Byrne (Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte), seconded by Mr. Volpe (Eglinton—Lawrence), — That the House call upon the government to bring forward an airline passenger bill of rights similar in scope and effect to legal instruments being either proposed or enacted by jurisdictions within Europe and the United States for the purpose of protecting passenger interests in a consistent and rules-based way and to provide a means of ensuring adequate compensation being offered by the airline industry to airline passengers who experience inconveniences such as flight interruptions, delays, cancellations, issues with checked baggage and other inconveniences incurred while travelling on commercial passenger airline services originating from anywhere in Canada.
Recorded division — deferred until Wednesday, June 11, 2008, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).

Items in the Order of Precedence

No. 1
C-207 — April 7, 2008 — Mr. Bouchard (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord) — Resuming consideration at report stage of Bill C-207, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for new graduates working in designated regions), as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance with amendments.
Resuming debate on the motions in Group No. 1.
Committee Report — presented on Thursday, February 28, 2008, Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-71.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Report stage motions — see “Report Stage of Bills” in today's Notice Paper.
Report stage concurrence motion — question to be put immediately after the report stage motions are disposed of, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Voting for report stage and third reading — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).
No. 2
C-265 — April 4, 2008 — Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-265, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (qualification for and entitlement to benefits), as reported by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities with amendments.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — May 16, 2006
Committee Report — presented on Friday, April 4, 2008, Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-93.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Report stage motions — see “Report Stage of Bills” in today's Notice Paper.
Report stage concurrence motion — question to be put immediately after the report stage motions are disposed of, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Statement by Speaker regarding Royal Recommendation — see Debates of Wednesday, October 17, 2007.
No. 3
C-520 — April 15, 2008 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Cummins (Delta—Richmond East), seconded by Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), — That Bill C-520, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Home Buyers' Plan), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Goldring (Edmonton East), Mr. Abbott (Kootenay—Columbia) and Mr. Hanger (Calgary Northeast) — March 4, 2008
Mr. Harris (Cariboo—Prince George) and Mr. Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country) — March 5, 2008
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 4
C-513 — April 30, 2008 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), seconded by Mr. Bouchard (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), — That Bill C-513, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (foreign military mission), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 5
C-474 — June 4, 2008 — Mr. Godfrey (Don Valley West) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-474, An Act to require the development and implementation of a National Sustainable Development Strategy, the reporting of progress against a standard set of environmental indicators and the appointment of an independent Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development accountable to Parliament, and to adopt specific goals with respect to sustainable development in Canada, and to make consequential amendments to another Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development with amendments.
Committee Report — presented on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-139.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Statement by Speaker regarding Royal Recommendation — see Debates of Monday, February 11, 2008.
No. 6
C-505 — April 10, 2008 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Paquette (Joliette), seconded by Mr. Gravel (Repentigny), — That Bill C-505, An Act to amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 7
S-204 — May 7, 2008 — Mr. Savage (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill S-204, An Act respecting a National Philanthropy Day.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 8
C-521 — March 3, 2008 — Mr. Lemay (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-521, An Act to provide for the transfer of the surplus in the Employment Insurance Account.
No. 9
C-303 — November 21, 2007 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — Third reading of Bill C-303, An Act to establish criteria and conditions in respect of funding for early learning and child care programs in order to ensure the quality, accessibility, universality and accountability of those programs, and to appoint a council to advise the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development on matters relating to early learning and child care.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — July 25, 2006
Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — September 21, 2006
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Voting — not later than the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).
Statement by Speaker regarding Royal Recommendation — see Debates of Wednesday, October 17, 2007.
No. 10
C-519 — April 9, 2008 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Batters (Palliser), seconded by Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle), — That Bill C-519, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bail for serious personal injury offence), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 11
C-415 — December 3, 2007 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Silva (Davenport), seconded by Mr. Valley (Kenora), — That Bill C-415, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 12
C-362 — May 16, 2008 — Ms. Beaumier (Brampton West) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-362, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (residency requirement), as reported by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities without amendment.
Committee Report — presented on Friday, May 16, 2008, Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-123.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Statement by Speaker regarding Royal Recommendation — see Debates of Monday, November 26, 2007.
No. 13
C-426 — April 30, 2008 — Mr. Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-426, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act (protection of journalistic sources and search warrants), as deemed reported by the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights without amendment.
Bill deemed reported, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1(1) — April 30, 2008.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
No. 14
S-224 — June 4, 2008 — Mr. Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill S-224, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (vacancies).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 15
C-550 — May 27, 2008 — Ms. Bonsant (Compton—Stanstead) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-550, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code and the Employment Insurance Act (family leave).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 16
C-499 — February 4, 2008 — Mr. Rota (Nipissing—Timiskaming) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-499, An Act to establish the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Region of Northern Ontario.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 17
M-500 — May 28, 2008 — Mr. Sorenson (Crowfoot) — That Standing Order 89 be amended by deleting the words “and of second reading of a private Member’s public bill originating in the Senate”; and Standing Order 86.2(2) be amended by deleting the words “a Senate public bill or”.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 18
C-558 — June 4, 2008 — Ms. Priddy (Surrey North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-558, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 19
C-555 — June 2, 2008 — Mr. McGuinty (Ottawa South) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-555, An Act to provide clarity and fairness in the provision of telecommunication services in Canada.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 20
C-540 — May 1, 2008 — Mr. Laforest (Saint-Maurice—Champlain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-540, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and the Telecommunications Act (broadcasting and telecommunications policies).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 21
C-467 — October 23, 2007 — Mr. Wilson (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-467, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (medical equipment).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 22
C-557 — June 4, 2008 — Mr. Malo (Verchères—Les Patriotes) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-557, An Act to amend the Telefilm Canada Act (Quebec audio-visual productions).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 23
C-548 — May 15, 2008 — Mr. Coderre (Bourassa) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Official Languages of Bill C-548, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (understanding the official languages — judges of the Supreme Court of Canada).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 24
C-544 — May 14, 2008 — Ms. St-Hilaire (Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-544, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (children's diapers and products for newborns).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 25
C-556 — June 2, 2008 — Mrs. Lavallée (Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-556, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act (improved access).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 26
M-254 — October 16, 2007 — Mr. Malhi (Bramalea—Gore—Malton) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration should amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and the Regulations made under that Act: (a) to provide for visa bonds of foreign nationals who apply for temporary resident visas as members of the visitor class; (b) to establish minimum and maximum visa bond amounts as guidelines for immigration officials; and (c) to allow the visa bond to apply to either the sponsor or to the foreign national.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 27
M-483 — April 11, 2008 — Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should propose amendments to the Divorce Act so that law and practice ensure due process protection of rights and equality of parents, and to ensure that children benefit from equal parenting from both their mother and their father, after separation or divorce.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Skelton (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar) — May 8, 2008
Mr. Wappel (Scarborough Southwest) — May 9, 2008
Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright) and Mr. Hiebert (South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale) — May 14, 2008
Mr. Hanger (Calgary Northeast) — May 15, 2008
Mr. Cummins (Delta—Richmond East) — May 20, 2008
Mr. Brown (Barrie) — May 21, 2008
Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville) — May 28, 2008
Mr. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Essex) — June 4, 2008
Mrs. Hinton (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)— June 5, 2008
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 28
M-438 — January 28, 2008 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact regulations to eliminate the dumping of any waste from all vessels traveling in Arctic waters.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 29
C-/M-/P-Ms. Black (New Westminster—Coquitlam)
Item to be determined pursuant to Standing Order 87.

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