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Status of House Business

AT DISSOLUTION
Sunday, September 7, 2008


PART IV – Business Respecting Committees

Concurrence in Committee Reports

This section contains information relating to motions for concurrence in committee reports. The motions in this section are numbered sequentially.

No. 1Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic) — Motion to concur in the First Report (directives from the Governor-in-Council amending the interpretation of the Broadcasting Policy or the Telecommunications Policy) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-04) of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — November 27, 2007
No. 2Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan) — Motion to concur in the First Report (recommendations contained in the Sixth Report of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development presented to the House during the First Session of the 39th Parliament) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-11) of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — December 11, 2007
Order respecting proceedings — January 31, 2008
Adopted — January 31, 2008
No. 3Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Motion to concur in the First Report (reference of Bill C-32, An Act respecting the sustainable development of Canada's seacoast and inland fisheries, to Committee before second reading) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-24) of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — December 12, 2007
Order respecting proceedings — February 7, 2008
Adopted — February 7, 2008
No. 4Mrs. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Motion to concur in the First Report (trafficking of women and children and the 2010 Olympic Games) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-09) of the Standing Committee on Status of Women
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — January 31, 2008
No. 5Mr. Crête (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup) — Motion to concur in the First Report (tax measures contained in the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Industry presented to the House during the First Session of the 39th Parliament) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-10) of the Standing Committee on Finance
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — February 5, 2008
No. 6Mr. Blais (Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine) — Motion to concur in the Second Report (Safe and Well-Funded Small Craft Harbours: a Necessary Priority) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-36) of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — February 14, 2008
No. 7 — Motion to concur in the Fourth Report (extension of time to consider Bill C-327, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act (reduction of violence in television broadcasts)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-58) of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Deemed moved — February 15, 2008
Order respecting the deferred recorded division discharged and order respecting proceedings — February 26, 2008
Adopted — February 26, 2008
No. 8Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier) — Motion to concur in the Second Report (Protection of Language Rights Under the Courts Challenges Program) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-32) of the Standing Committee on Official Languages
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — February 15, 2008
Order respecting proceedings — February 27, 2008
Debated — February 27, 2008
Adopted — March 5, 2008
No. 9 — Motion to concur in the Second Report (extension of time to consider Bill C-265, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (qualification for and entitlement to benefits)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-70) of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Deemed moved — February 28, 2008
Adopted — March 5, 2008
No. 10 — Motion to concur in the Fifth Report (extension of time to consider Bill C-305, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (exemption from taxation of 50% of United States social security payments to Canadian residents)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-74) of the Standing Committee on Finance
Deemed moved — March 4, 2008
Adopted — March 5, 2008
No. 11 — Motion to concur in the Second Report (extension of time to consider Bill C-377, An Act to ensure Canada assumes its responsibilities in preventing dangerous climate change) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-79) of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development
Deemed moved — March 5, 2008
Adopted — March 12, 2008
No. 12Mr. Szabo (Mississauga South) — Motion to concur in the Third Report (public inquiry into the Mulroney-Schreiber affair) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-73) of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — March 14, 2008
Order respecting proceedings — April 10, 2008
Debated; deemed adopted — April 10, 2008
No. 13Mrs. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Motion to concur in the Third Report (United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-55) of the Standing Committee on Status of Women
Debated under Routine Proceedings — April 7, 2008
Adopted — April 8, 2008
No. 14 — Motion to concur in the Fifth Report (extension of time to consider Bill C-362, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (residency requirement)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-94) of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of persons with disabilities
Deemed moved — April 9, 2008
Adopted — April 16, 2008
No. 15Mr. Schellenberger (Perth—Wellington) — Motion to concur in the Seventh Report (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill C-327, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act (reduction of violence in television broadcasts)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-95) of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Order respecting proceedings — May 13, 2008
Debated; deemed adopted — May 13, 2008
No. 16Mr. Easter (Malpeque) — Motion to concur in the First Report (beef and pork sector income crisis) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-33) of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — April 17, 2008
No. 17Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Motion to concur in the Seventh Report (spousal sponsorships and removals) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-86) of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
Debated under Routine Proceedings — May 6, 2008
Adopted — May 7, 2008
No. 18Mr. Merrifield (Yellowhead) — Motion to concur in the Seventh Report (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill C-305, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (exemption from taxation of 50% of United States social security payments to Canadian residents)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-117) of the Standing Committee on Finance
Debated; adopted as amended — June 17, 2008
No. 19Ms. Keeper (Churchill) — Motion to concur in the Fourth Report (aboriginal women's shelters) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-61) of the Standing Committee on Status of Women
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — May 15, 2008
No. 20Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Motion to concur in the Third Report (Iraq war resisters) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-40) of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
Debated under Routine Proceedings — May 29, 2008
Adopted — June 3, 2008
No. 21 — Motion to concur in the Eighth Report (extension of time to consider Bill C-469, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (use of phosphorus)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-144) of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development
Deemed proposed — June 10, 2008
Adopted — June 12, 2008
No. 22Mr. St. Amand (Brant) — Motion to concur in the Sixth Report (exit strategy for tobacco producers) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-118) of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food
Debated under Routine Proceedings; adopted — June 10, 2008
No. 23Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Motion to concur in the Sixth Report (Report of the Advisory Group on corporate social responsibility) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-140) of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — June 12, 2008
No. 24Ms. Deschamps (Laurentides—Labelle) — Motion to concur in the Third Report (Rivière Rouge - Mont Tremblant International Airport (YTM)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-136) of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security
Debated under Routine Proceedings — June 17, 2008
Adopted — June 18, 2008
No. 25Ms. Minna (Beaches—East York) — Motion to concur in the Eighth Report (gender based analysis of government policies) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-100) of the Standing Committee on Status of Women
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — June 18, 2008
No. 26Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — Motion to concur in the Seventh Report (Omar Khadr) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-158) of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development
Debated under Routine Proceedings; superseded by a dilatory motion — June 19, 2008
No. 27Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Motion to concur in the Third Report (Canada's International Policy Put to the Test in Afghanistan: a Preliminary Report) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-41) of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development
Debated under Routine Proceedings; transferred to Concurrence in Committee Reports — June 20, 2008

Standing Committees

This section contains information on motions relating to the business respecting Standing Committees, mainly: striking committee reports, membership changes, concurrence in committee reports, orders of reference relating to travel and other business. The information in this section is grouped by Standing Committee as listed in the Standing Orders.

Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development (AANO)
1st Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 2)
Empowered to travel — March 5, 2008
Empowered to travel — May 15, 2008
Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI)
1st Report (Speaker's warrants regarding Karlheinz Schreiber) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-06) — Concurred in — November 27, 2007
3rd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 12)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food (AGRI)
1st Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 16)
6th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 22)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC)
1st Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 1)
4th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 7)
7th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 15)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (CIMM)
Empowered to travel — March 13, 2008
3rd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 20)
7th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 17)
Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (ENVI)
2nd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 11)
8th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 21)
Standing Committee on Finance (FINA)
Empowered to travel — November 23, 2007
Extension of deadline for tabling of a report on pre-budget consultations (Standing Order 83.1) — November 23, 2007
1st Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 5)
5th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 10)
7th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 18)
Empowered to travel and to broadcast its proceedings — June 17, 2008
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO)
1st report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 3)
2nd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 6)
Empowered to travel — March 5, 2008
Empowered to travel — May 6, 2008
Empowered to travel — June 18, 2008
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE)
3rd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 27)
6th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 23)
7th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 26)
Order respecting the filing of a report during the period of June and July 2008 — June 20, 2008
Standing Committee on Health (HESA)
Order respecting the filing of a report during the period of June and July 2008 — June 20, 2008
Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA)
2nd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 9)
5th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 14)
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU)
Empowered to travel — May 15, 2008
Empowered to travel — June 17, 2008
Standing Committee on International Trade (CIIT)
Empowered to travel — April 28, 2008
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (JUST)
Order of reference (proposed appointment of Mr. Brian J. Saunders as the Director of Public Prosecutions for the purposes of subsection 4(4) of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act) — March 3, 2008
Standing Committee on National Defence (NDDN)
Empowered to travel — December 13, 2007
Empowered to travel — March 13, 2008
Empowered to travel — May 6, 2008
Standing Committee on Official Languages (LANG)
2nd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 8)
Order respecting the filing of a report during the period of June 2008 — June 17, 2008
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (PROC)
Membership of the Committee changed — October 16, 2007 and January 28, 2008
Membership of Committees
1st Report — October 30, 2007; concurred in — October 31, 2007
2nd Report — Concurred in — November 2, 2007
3rd Report — Concurred in — November 15, 2007
4th Report — Concurred in — December 4, 2007
9th Report — Concurred in — January 30, 2008
11th Report — Concurred in — February 13, 2008
12th Report — Concurred in — February 26, 2008
13th Report (membership of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-20) — Deemed concurred in — February 27, 2008
15th Report — Concurred in — April 2, 2008
16th Report — Concurred in — April 4, 2008
17th Report — Concurred in — April 9, 2008
5th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-22) — Deemed concurred in — December 6, 2007
6th Report (Bill C-16, with amendments) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-28) — December 10, 2007
7th report (Bill C-18, without amendment) (Sessional paper No. 8510-392-31) — December 12, 2007
8th report (item to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-39) — Deemed concurred in — December 13, 2007
10th Report (item to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-47) — Deemed concurred in — February 6, 2008
14th Report (items to remain votable) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-88) — Deemed concurred in — March 31, 2008
Order of reference (rights of Members arising from the Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner) — June 17, 2008 (See PART V — Other Business No. 9)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts (PACP)
Empowered to travel — April 28, 2008
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU)
Empowered to travel — March 5, 2008
Empowered to travel — March 13, 2008
3rd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 24)
Standing Committee on Status of Women (FEWO)
1st Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 4)
3rd Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 13)
4th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 19)
8th Report (See Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 25)
Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACVA)
Empowered to travel — December 13, 2007
Empowered to travel — February 6, 2008
Empowered to travel — March 13, 2008
Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations (REGS)
1st Report (mandate and quorum) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-03) — Concurred in — November 21, 2007

Special Committees

This section contains information on motions relating to the business respecting Special Committees, mainly: order of reference, concurrence in committee reports and other business. The information in this section is grouped by Special Committee.

Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan
Order of reference — April 8, 2008 (See PART I — Government Orders — Business of Supply No. 8)
Committee struck — April 10, 2008
Empowered to travel — June 4, 2008