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No. 131A

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Pursuant to Standing Order 28(5), the Speaker caused to be published the following messages:

Messages from the Senate

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1.1), a message received from the Senate was deposited with the Clerk of the House earlier today, as follows:

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-39, An Act to provide for the continuation and resumption of rail service operations, without amendment.
Royal Assent

A message was received informing the Commons that on May 31, 2012, at 6:16 p.m., Mr. Stephen Wallace, Secretary to the Governor General, in his capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill: