Blake Richards - Private Members' Motions - Current Session (Filtered Results)
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42nd Parliament, 1st SessionM-110Instruction to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (loss of an infant child) Text of the Motion That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be reque... That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be requested to undertake a study of the impact on parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, including in the case of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), to consider, among other things, (i) ways to improve the level of compassion and support for parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, (ii) ways to ensure that parents do not suffer any undue financial or emotional hardship as a result of the design of government programming, including Employment Insurance Parental Benefits; that the Committee hold a minimum of six meetings to hear from witnesses that include parents who have lost an infant to SIDS, organizations who advocate for SIDS families, experts in the area of grief counselling, as well as officials responsible for the Employment Insurance Parental Benefits program; and that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House within six months of the adoption of this motion, and that it be instructed to request a comprehensive government response to its report, pursuant to Standing Order 109. Latest Activity Decision Made - Agreed To (2018.06.08)HistoryPlaced on Notice 2016.12.06Placed in the Order of Precedence 2018.02.05Debated 2018.04.27Debated 2018.06.08Decision Made (Amendment) - Agreed To 2018.06.08Debated 2018.06.08Decision Made - Agreed To 2018.06.08Joint Seconders (2) Jointly seconding a private Member's motion is a formal way for up to 20 Members to show support for the motion before it is called for debate. They are displayed in the order they were received by the Clerk of the House. 2017.10.18 2018.04.24Show DetailsHide Details
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