Assembly of New Brunswick
of the Legislative Assembly is for information purposes only.
The printed version remains the official version.)
Tuesday, January 27, 1998.
1 o'clock p. m.
Message from Lieutenant-Governor
Hon. Mr. Frenette 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:
January 27, 1998.
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.
(Sgd.) Marilyn Trenholme Counsell.
The House observed a moment of silence in memory of Mr. Harvey Mesheau, father of Peter Mesheau, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Tantramar.
Ms. Weir laid upon the table of the House a petition of the customers of the Westmorland Road Redemption Centre, urging the Department of the Environment to issue a license to this location. (Petition 5)
During Oral Questions, Mr. Speaker requested that Members avoid long preambles when phrasing their questions.
The following Private Bill was introduced and read the first time:
By Mr. Steeves,
Bill 34, An Act to Recognize and Register Agricultural Producers and to Provide Stable Funding for New Brunswick Agricultural Federations.
Ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Private Bills.
Government Motions re Business of House
Hon. Mr. Tyler announced that following second reading of Bills, it was the intention of the government that the House adjourn in order to continue the information sessions on the Fredericton-Moncton Highway Agreement.
The following Bills were read the second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the Whole House:
Bill 30, Special Appropriation Act 1997.
Bill 31, An Act to Amend the Regional Development Corporation Act.
Bill 33, An Act to Amend the Advisory Council on the Status of Women Act.
And then, 1.59 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.