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No. 19

Wednesday, January 21, 1998.

8.30 o'clock a. m.

Prayers.

Message from Lieutenant-Governor

Hon. Mr. Blanchard, Minister of Finance, 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.
January 20, 1998.

Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor transmits the Supplementary Estimates 1997-1998 Volume II of the sums required for the services of the Province, not otherwise provided for, for the year ending March 31, 1998, and in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends these Estimates to the House.

(Sgd.) Marilyn Trenholme Counsell.
Lieutenant-Governor.

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Standing Committee on Private Bills

Mr. Kennedy, from the Standing Committee on Private Bills, presented the First Report of the Committeee for the session which was read and is as follows:

January 21, 1998.
To The Honourable
The Legislative Assembly of
The Province of New Brunswick

Mr. Speaker:

Your Committee on Private Bills begs leave to submit this, their First Report.

Your Committee met in the Legislative Council Chamber on January 15, 1998. Your Committee had under consideration:

Bill 10, An Act to Amend the City of Saint John Pension Act, and

Bill 16, Pension Plan for Employees of the City of Moncton Act,

and recommends the same to the favourable consideration of the House without amendment.

Your Committee also had under consideration:

Bill 13, An Act to Amend An Act Respecting Acadia Life, and

Bill 18, An Act to Incorporate SBC Global Trust Corporation,

which they recommend to the favourable consideration of the House with amendments.

Your Committee also had under consideration:

Bill 8, An Act to Incorporate the Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick,

and reports that they have made certain progress therein.

And your Committee asks leave to make a further report.

I move, seconded by Mr. Devereux, that the Committee's report be concurred in by the House.

(Sgd.) Dr. Larry Kennedy, M.L.A.
Chairman.

Ordered that the Report be received, that leave be granted, and the Committee continued.

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Government Motions re Business of House

Hon. Mr. Tyler announced that it was the intention of the government that the House resolve itself into a Committee of Supply to consider the capital estimates of the Department of Transportation, followed by the estimates of the Department of Health and Community Services.

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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.

The Chairman declared a recess at 11.15 o'clock p.m.

11.36 o'clock p.m.

The Committee resumed at 11.36 o'clock p.m. with Mr. MacDonald in the chair.

And after some time, the 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.

The Committee resumed with Mr. MacDonald in the chair.

And after some time, Mr. O'Donnell took the chair.

And after some further time in Committee of Supply, Mrs. Jarrett took the chair.

And after some time, Mr. O'Donnell resumed the chair.

And after some further time spent in Committee of the Whole, Mr. MacDonald took the chair.

And after some time, Mr. O'Donnell took the chair.

And after some further time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair and Mr. O'Donnell, 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 then 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 - CAPITAL ACCOUNT

1998 - 1999

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

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

40 50 Permanent Bridges 15,000,000

40 51 Permanent Highways 67,500,000

40 52 Canada / New Brunswick Highway Improvement Program 39,600,000

40 53 National and Arterial Highways Program 44,530,000

40 54 Canada / New Brunswick Fixed Link Highway Improvement Program 345,000

40 55 Vehicles and Equipment 4,200,000

40 59 Canada / New Brunswick

Atlantic Freight Transition Program 25,000,000

The said items were concurred in by the House.

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And then, 6.02 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 upon the table of the House pursuant to Standing Rule 39:

The 1996 Annual Report to The Honourable Marilyn Trenholme Counsell Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick as required by the Criminal Code Of Canada Section 195 Protection of Privacy Act - January 19, 1998
Documents requested in Notices of Motions 56 and 57 - January 20, 1998



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