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Notice Paper

No. 42A

Monday, July 20, 2020

12:00 p.m.

Introduction of Government Bills

July 18, 2020 (10:09 a.m.) — The Minister of Finance — Bill entitled “An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures”.
(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures”.

Government Business

No. 12 — July 18, 2020 (10:09 a.m.) — The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House: (a) a bill in the name of the Minister of Finance, entitled An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures, shall be disposed of as follows: (i) commencing when the said bill is read a first time and concluding when the said bill is read a third time, the House shall not adjourn except pursuant to a motion proposed by a minister of the Crown; (ii) the said bill may be read twice or thrice in one sitting; (iii) when the House begins debate on the motion for second reading of the bill, two members of each recognized party and a member of the Green Party may each speak to the said motion for not more than 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for questions and comments, provided that members may be permitted to split their time with another member; and, at the conclusion of the time provided for the debate or when no member rises to speak, whichever is earlier, all questions necessary to dispose of the second reading stage of the bill shall be put without further debate or amendment, provided that, if a recorded division is requested, it shall not be deferred and that, if the bill is adopted at second reading, it shall be deemed referred to a committee of the whole, deemed considered in committee of the whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage, and deemed read a third time and passed; (b) the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security be added to the list of committees in paragraph (e) of the order adopted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020; and (c) when the House adjourns following the adoption of this order, it stand adjourned until July 22, 2020, pursuant to the order adopted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.