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Friday, October 25, 2013 (No. 8)


Private Members' Business

Items in the Order of Precedence

No. 1
C-428 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Clarke (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-428, An Act to amend the Indian Act (publication of by-laws) and to provide for its replacement, as reported by the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development with amendments.
Committee Report — presented on Friday, May 3, 2013, Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-230.
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).
Report stage motions — see “Report Stage of Bills” in today's Notice Paper.
No. 2
C-481 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Jacob (Brome—Missisquoi) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-481, An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act (duty to examine).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — May 23, 2013
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — October 22, 2013
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 3
C-525 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-525, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public Service Labour Relations Act (certification and revocation — bargaining agent).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 4
C-501 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Norlock (Northumberland—Quinte West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-501, An Act respecting a National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 5
C-201 — October 16, 2013 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-201, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (travel and accommodation deduction for tradespersons).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2013
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 6
C-518 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-518, An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (withdrawal allowance).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 7
C-513 — October 16, 2013 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-513, An Act to promote and strengthen the Canadian retirement income system.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 8
M-448 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Boughen (Palliser) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commit to honouring our Afghan veterans through a permanent memorial either at an existing or a new site in the National Capital Region, once all Canadian Armed Forces personnel return to Canada in 2014, and that the memorial remember (i) those who lost their lives and who were injured in the Afghanistan War, (ii) the contribution of our Canadian Armed Forces, diplomatic and aid personnel who defended Canada and its allies from the threat of terrorism, (iii) the contributions made by Canada to improving the lives of the Afghan people, and (iv) the hundreds of Canadian Armed Forces personnel who remain in a non-combat role in Afghanistan today, helping to train Afghan forces.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 9
C-523 — October 16, 2013 — Mrs. Sellah (Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-523, An Act to amend the Department of Health Act (disclosure of drug shortages).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — June 5, 2013
Mr. Kellway (Beaches—East York) — June 6, 2013
Mr. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord) — June 10, 2013
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 10
M-441 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Morin (Laurentides—Labelle) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, following consultations with provinces, territories, municipalities and First Nations, carry out a review of the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations with the objective of facilitating and accelerating the process allowing local administrations to request restrictions regarding the use of vessels on certain waters in order to improve how waters are managed, public safety and the protection of the environment.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — May 22, 2013
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 11
C-526 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Jean (Fort McMurray—Athabasca) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-526, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 12
C-504 — October 16, 2013 — Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-504, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (volunteer firefighters).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 13
C-520 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Adler (York Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 14
C-483 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. MacKenzie (Oxford) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-483, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (escorted temporary absence).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 15
C-461 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Rathgeber (Edmonton—St. Albert) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-461, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act (disclosure of information), as reported by the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics with amendments.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin), Mr. Zimmer (Prince George—Peace River) and Mr. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest) — November 7, 2012
Mr. Storseth (Westlock—St. Paul) — November 22, 2012
Committee Report — presented on Thursday, June 6, 2013, Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-255.
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. 16
M-428 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby—Douglas) — That the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to recommend changes to the Standing Orders and other conventions governing petitions so as to establish an electronic petitioning system that would enhance the current paper-based petitions system by allowing Canadians to sign petitions electronically, and to consider, among other things, (i) the possibility to trigger a debate in the House of Commons outside of current sitting hours when a certain threshold of signatures is reached, (ii) the necessity for no fewer than five Members of Parliament to sponsor the e-petition and to table it in the House once a time limit to collect signatures is reached, (iii) the study made in the 38th Parliament regarding e-petitions, and that the Committee report its findings to the House, with proposed changes to the Standing Orders and other conventions governing petitions, within 12 months of the adoption of this order.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Latendresse (Louis-Saint-Laurent), Ms. Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough—Rouge River), Ms. Liu (Rivière-des-Mille-Îles), Mr. Sandhu (Surrey North), Mr. Dubé (Chambly—Borduas), Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), Mr. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), Ms. Borg (Terrebonne—Blainville), Ms. Papillon (Québec), Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), Mr. Scott (Toronto—Danforth), Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek), Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), Mr. Trost (Saskatoon—Humboldt), Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury), Ms. Ashton (Churchill), Mr. Rathgeber (Edmonton—St. Albert), Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges) and Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — February 14, 2013
No. 17
C-452 — October 16, 2013 — Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic) — Third reading of Bill C-452, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons).
No. 18
C-425 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. Shory (Calgary Northeast) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-425, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (honouring the Canadian Armed Forces), as deemed reported by the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration without amendment.
Bill deemed reported, pursuant to Order made — June 18, 2013.
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. 19
M-430 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. McColeman (Brant) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should endorse the report of the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities entitled “Rethinking disAbility in the Private Sector”, and its findings, and commit to furthering public-private cooperation by: (a) building on existing government initiatives, such as the Opportunities Fund, the Registered Disability Savings Plan, the ratification of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and the Labour Market Agreements for Persons with Disabilities; (b) issuing a call to action for Canadian employers to examine the expert panel's findings and encouraging employers to take advantage of private sector-led initiatives to increase employment levels for persons with disabilities in Canada; (c) pursuing greater accountability and coordination of its labour market funding for persons with disabilities and ensuring that funding is demand driven and focussed on suitable performance indicators with strong demonstrable results; (d) establishing an increased focus on young people with disabilities to include support mechanisms specifically targeted at increasing employment levels among youth with disabilities, through programs such as the Youth Employment Strategy; and (e) strengthening efforts to identify existing innovative approaches to increasing the employment of persons with disabilities occurring in communities across Canada and ensuring that programs have the flexibility to help replicate such approaches.
No. 20
C-473 — October 16, 2013 — Mrs. Day (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women of Bill C-473, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (balanced representation).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North) — March 20, 2013
No. 21
M-425 — October 17, 2013 — On or after Monday, November 4, 2013 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Wallace (Burlington), seconded by Mr. Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should continue to: (a) recognize the long-term health risks and costs of obesity in Canada; (b) support, promote and fund organizations and individuals who are involved in the physical well-being of Canadians; and (c) make the reduction of obesity of Canadians a public health priority.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Adams (Mississauga—Brampton South) — May 8, 2013
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. 22
C-479 — October 18, 2013 — On or after Tuesday, November 5, 2013 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Sweet (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale), seconded by Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), — That Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Adams (Mississauga—Brampton South) — May 8, 2013
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. 23
M-431 — October 21, 2013 — On or after Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Trost (Saskatoon—Humboldt), seconded by Mr. Clarke (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), — That the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to: (a) consider the election of committee chairs by means of a preferential ballot system by all the Members of the House of Commons, at the beginning of each session and prior to the establishment of the membership of the standing committees; (b) study the practices of other Westminster-style Parliaments in relation to the election of Committee Chairs; (c) propose any necessary modifications to the Standing Orders and practices of the House; and (d) report its findings to the House no later than six months following the adoption of this order.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) — March 20, 2013
Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), Mr. Clarke (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), Mr. Goldring (Edmonton East), Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin), Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake), Mr. Hiebert (South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale), Mr. Bruinooge (Winnipeg South), Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville), Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), Mr. Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac), Mr. Rathgeber (Edmonton—St. Albert), Mr. Young (Oakville), Mr. Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands), Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) and Mr. Woodworth (Kitchener Centre) — March 28, 2013
Mr. Stewart (Burnaby—Douglas) — April 15, 2013
Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges) — April 16, 2013
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. 24
C-475 — October 22, 2013 — On or after Thursday, November 7, 2013 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Borg (Terrebonne—Blainville), seconded by Mr. Dubé (Chambly—Borduas), — That Bill C-475, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (order-making power), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.
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. 25
C-474 — October 16, 2013 — Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-474, An Act respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public reporting of payments made by mining, oil and gas corporations to foreign governments.
No. 26
C-462 — October 24, 2013 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke), seconded by Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), — That Bill C-462, An Act restricting the fees charged by promoters of the disability tax credit and making consequential amendments to the Tax Court of Canada Act, be now read a third time and do pass.
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).

Items outside the Order of Precedence

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