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No. 20

Thursday, March 21, 1996.

8.30 oclock a.m.

Prayers.

Message

Hon. Mr. McKenna delivered to Mr. Speaker a Message from Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor and the said Message was read by Mr. Speaker, all the Members standing, and is as follows:

Fredericton, N.B.

March 20, 1996.

Mr. Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly:

I thank you for your address and beg to assure you that I entertain the fullest confidence that in all your deliberations you will be guided by a most earnest desire to promote the happiness and prosperity of the people of this province.

Margaret Norrie McCain,

Lieutenant-Governor.

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Bills Introduced

The following Private Bill was introduced and read a first time:

By Mr. Byrne,

Bill 32, An Act Respecting the Law Society of New Brunswick.

Ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Private Bills.

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Notices of Motions

Mr. Sherwood gave Notice of Motion 31 that on Thursday, March 28, 1996 he would move the following resolution, seconded by Mr. D. Graham:

THAT an address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, praying that she cause to be laid upon the table of the House a copy of all memos, documents, studies, reports, correspondence, analysis, results of any analysis relating to an "application for storing biosolids north of the former Town of Riverview landfill site."

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Government Motions re Business of House

Hon. Mr. Frenette announced that it was the intention of the government to proceed with consideration of the estimates of the Department of Education in the Committee of Supply, followed by those of the Department of Human Resources Development. Continuing, the Government House Leader noted the intention of government to deal with Bill 9, Special Appropriation Act 1996 in Committee of the Whole.

Hon. Mr. Frenette announced that it was the intention of the government to resume on Tuesday next the adjourned debate on the motion for second reading of Bill 27, An Act Respecting the New Brunswick Extra-Mural Hospital/Hôpital extra-mural du Nouveau-Brunswick.

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Third Reading

The Order being read for third reading of Bill 23, An Act to Amend the Schools Act, a debate arose thereon.

And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 23 be now read a third time, it was resolved in the affirmative on the following recorded division:

YEAS - 35

Hon. Mr. Duffie Hon. Mr. Savoie Ms. De Ste-Croix

Hon. Mr. Blanchard Mrs. Jarrett Mr. Kavanaugh

Hon. Mr. Frenette Mr. McAdam Mr. Flynn

Hon. Mr. Lee Hon. Mr. Doucet Mr. DeGrâce

Hon. Mr. King Hon. Mrs. Day Mr. MacDonald

Hon. Mrs. Barry Mr. Allaby Mr. Byrne

Hon. B. Thériault Mr. Steeves Mr. MacLeod

Hon. Mrs. Breault Mr. Wilson Mr. Doyle

Hon. C. Thériault Mr. LeBlanc Mr. D. Landry

Hon. Mrs. Mersereau Mr. Jamieson Mr. Armstrong

Hon. Mr. Smith Mr. A. Landry Mr. Devereux

Hon. Mrs. Trenholme Mr. Johnson

NAYS - 7

Mr. Sherwood Mr. Mockler Mr. Volpé

Mr. Robichaud Ms. Weir Mr. D. Graham

Hon. Mr. Valcourt

Accordingly, Bill 23, An Act to Amend the Schools Act, was read the third time and passed.

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Motion 2 by Mr. Robichaud was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, March 28, 1996.

Motion 3 by Mr. Sherwood was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, March 28, 1996.

Motion 4 by Mr. Volpé was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, March 28, 1996.

Motion 7 by Mr. D. Graham was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, March 28, 1996.

Motion 8 by Mr. Mockler was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, March 28, 1996.

Motion 15 by Mr. Robichaud was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, March 28, 1996.

Motion 16 by Mr. Volpé was, by leave of the House, withdrawn.

Motion 17 by Mr. Valcourt was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, March 28, 1996.

Motion 19 by Mr. Robichaud was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, April 11, 1996.

Motion 21 by Mr. Volpé was, by leave of the House, stood over until Thursday, March 28, 1996.

Motion 22 by Mr. Sherwood was, by leave of the House, withdrawn.

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Committee of Supply

The House according to Order, resolved itself into a Committee of Supply with Mr. MacDonald in the Chair.

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Chairman declared it to be 12.30 o'clock p.m. and left the Chair, to resume again at 2 o'clock p.m.

2 o'clock p.m.

Mr. Chairman resumed the Chair.

And after some time, Mr. Chairman cautioned honourable members with respect to certain remarks.

And after some further time spent in Committee of Supply, Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair and Mr. MacDonald, the Chairman, after requesting that Mr. Speaker revert to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported that the Committee had made some progress in the consideration of the matters referred to them, had passed several items and asked leave to sit again.

Pursuant to Standing Rule 78.1, Mr. Speaker put the question on the motion deemed to be before the House, that the report be concurred in, and it was resolved in the affirmative.

The following are the items reported:

SUPPLEMENTARY CAPITAL ESTIMATES

1995 - 1996

Voted, Supply in the following amounts to defray the expenses of the following programs:

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

40 52 Canada / New Brunswick

Highway Improvement Program 17,650,000

40 53 National and Arterial Highways (30,000,000)

40 59 Atlantic Freight Transition Program 28,350,000

SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES

1995 - 1996

Voted, Supply in the following amounts to defray the expenses of the following programs:

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM

17 06 Finance, Infrastructure and Policy 19,944,800

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY

60 01 Timber Management 1,000,000

60 23 Supplementary Silviculture 2,200,000

The said items were concurred in by the House.

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Bills Introduced

At the request of the Government House Leader, Mr. Speaker reverted to the Order of Introduction of Bills and the following Bills were introduced and read a first time:

By Hon. Mr. Blanchard:

Bill 33, Supplementary Appropriations Act 1995-96.

Bill 34, Supplementary Capital Appropriations Act 1995-96.

Ordered that the said Bills be read a second time at the next sitting.

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Committee of Supply

The House resolved itself into a Committee of Supply with Mr. MacDonald in the chair.

And after some further time spent in Committee of Supply, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair and Mr. MacDonald, the Chairman, after requesting that Mr. Speaker revert to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported that the Committee had made some progress therein, had passed several items and asked leave to sit again.

Pursuant to Standing Rule 78.1, Mr. Speaker put the question on the motion deemed to be before the House, that the report be concurred in, and it was resolved in the affirmative.

The following are the items reported:

MAIN ESTIMATES - ORDINARY ACCOUNT

1996 - 1997

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $617,840,700 to defray the expenses of the Ordinary Account program allocations of the Department of the Education for the fiscal year ending the 31st day of March, 1997.

WORKING CAPITAL - MAXIMUM BALANCES

1996 - 1997

Voted

WORKING CAPITAL ADVANCES

Education - Atlantic Provinces

Special Education Authority 350,000

INVENTORIES

Education 1,500,000

The said items were concurred in by the House.

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Government Motions re Business of House

Mr. Frenette having requested Mr. Speaker to revert to the Order of Government Motions for the Ordering of the Business of the House, announced that at tomorrow's sitting the House would resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to consider Bill 9, Special Appropriation Act 1996; thence to the Committee of Supply for consideration of the estimates of the Department of Human Resources Development; to sit through the noon recess; and to have a Royal Assent ceremony at 1.30 o'clock p.m.

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And then, 5.53 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.

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The following documents, having been deposited with the Clerk of the House, were deemed laid before the Table of the House pursuant to Standing Rule 39:

Documents requested in Notice of Motion 16 March 20, 1996


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