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Status of House Business

The Status of House Business provides cumulative information on the status of business before the House during a session. The document is updated after each sitting.

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Status of House Business

AT PROROGATION (Tuesday, August 18, 2020)


PART V – Other Business

This section contains information on motions which deal with other business of the House, such as the times of sitting of the House and its order of business, amendments to the Standing Orders and emergency debates. The information in this section is grouped and numbered for reference only.
No. 1 — Chair Occupants
Speaker elected (Mr. Rota (Nipissing—Timiskaming)) — December 5, 2019
Deputy Speaker and Chair of Commitees of the Whole appointed (Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North)) — December 9, 2019
Assistant Deputy Speaker and Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole appointed (Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing)) — December 10, 2019
Assistant Deputy Speaker and Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole appointed (Mrs. Mendès (Brossard—Saint-Lambert)) — December 10, 2019
No. 2 — Board of Internal Economy
Established and membership appointed — December 5, 2019
No. 3 — Standing Orders
Provisional changes to Standing Orders 81(5), 81(14)(a) and 54(1) — December 5, 2019
Provisional amendment to Standing Orders 104(1), 104(2) and 108(1)(c), for the duration of the 43rd Parliament — December 11, 2019
Provisional suspension of Standing Orders 104(5), 104(6)(b), 114(2)(e) and 114(2)(f), for the duration of the 43rd Parliament — December 11, 2019
Suspension of the application of Standing Orders 17, 36(8)(b), 39(5)(b) and 56.1 for the sitting of March 24, 2020 — March 24, 2020
Suspension of the application of Standing Orders 15, 17 and 56.1 for the sitting of April 11, 2020 — April 11, 2020
Suspension of the application of Standing Orders 15, 17 and 56.1 for the sitting of April 20, 2020, and suspension of other Standing Orders during a future recall of the House — April 20, 2020 (See also Part I - Government Business No. 3)
Provisional amendment to Standing Order 81 for the calendar year 2020 — April 20, 2020 (See PART I — Government Business No. 3)
Suspension of the application of Standing Orders 15 and 17 — May 25 and 26, and July 20, 2020
Suspension of the application of Standing Orders 15, 17, 36(8)(b), 39(5)(b) and 56.1 for the sittings of June 17, July 8 and 22, and August 12 and 26, 2020 — May 26, 2020 (See PART I – Government Business No. 7)
No. 4 — Sittings and Business of the House
Order respecting the bells to call in the members — December 5, 2019
Order respecting proceedings on December 5, 2019 — December 5, 2019
Order respecting the hours of sitting and statements by members on December 6, 2019 — December 5, 2019
Order respecting Statements by Ministers on February 18, 2020 — February 18, 2020
Order respecting the adjournment of the House on March 13, 2020, and a recall of the House — March 13, 2020
Order respecting proceedings and the adjournment of the House on March 24, 2020, and a recall of the House — March 24, 2020
Order respecting proceedings, Statements by Ministers, the adjournment of the House on April 11, 2020, the tabling of electronic documents during the adjournment, and a recall of the House — April 11, 2020
Order respecting proceedings, Statements by Ministers, the adjournment of the House on April 20, 2020, the electronic filing of petitions during the adjournment, and proceedings of future sittings of the House related to COVID-19 — April 20, 2020 (See PART I — Government Business No. 3)
Order respecting committees of the House — April 29 and July 20, 2020
Order respecting committee meetings — May 25 and 26, 2020
Order respecting proceedings and the adjournment of the House on May 26, 2020, the sittings of the House in June, July and August 2020, the tabling of electronic documents, and recalls of the House — May 26, 2020 (See PART I – Government Business No. 7)
Order respecting debate in committee of the whole — June 17, 2020
Order respecting Statements by Ministers on August 12, 2020 — August 12, 2020
No. 5 — Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne
Debated — December 5, 6, 9, 11, 12 and 13, 2019, and January 27, 2020
Order respecting proceedings on the subamendment and the recorded division deferred to December 10, 2019 — December 9, 2019
Adopted — January 27, 2020
Order to engross address — January 27, 2020
No. 6 — Resolutions
First Nations children — December 11, 2019
Flight PS752 — January 27 and June 17, 2020
Decals promoting violence — February 28, 2020
Raif Badawi — March 12, 2020
Support for Canadians — April 11 and 29, 2020
Victims of sexual assault and domestic violence — July 21, 2020
Explosion in Beirut — August 12, 2020
Romani genocide — August 12, 2020
Re-opening businesses and the economy — August 12, 2020
No. 7 — Conflict of Interest Code for the Members of the House of Commons
Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner entitled "Peschisolido Report" (Sessional Paper No. 8527-431-2) — February 5, 2020
No. 8 — Emergency debates
Relations with Indigenous peoples — Leave granted; debated — February 18, 2020
Teck Frontier mine project — Leave granted; debated — February 25, 2020
No. 9 — Privilege
Premature disclosure of contents of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)
Debated; adopted — March 10, 2020 (See PART IV — Standing Committees — PROC)
No. 10 — Recall of the House
Consideration of measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic — March 24, April 11 and 29, May 13, June 10, and July 20, 2020
No. 11 — Certificates of nomination pursuant to Standing Order 111.1
Auditor General
Name of the proposed appointee (Karen Hogan) referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Sessional Paper No. 8540-431-20-01) — May 13, 2020
First report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Sessional Paper No. 8510-431-8) — May 21, 2020
Ratification motion — Notice — May 21, 2020; adopted — May 25, 2020
No. 12 — Casting vote
Speaker called upon to exercise a casting vote — May 26, 2020
No. 13 — Naming of a member
Mr. Singh (Burnaby South) — June 17, 2020