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No. 20

Friday, January 29, 1999.

8.30 o'clock a.m.

Prayers.

Notices of Motions

Mr. Robichaud gave Notice of Motion 104 that on Tuesday, February 9, 1999 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 the complete list of surgical procedures carried out under general anaesthetic, for every month over the past two years, at the Caraquet hospital centre.

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Mr. Green gave notice of Motion 105 that on Tuesday, February 9, 1999 he would move the following resolution, seconded by Mr. Sherwood:

That an address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor praying that she cause to be laid upon the table of the House for the most recent year for which complete information is available:

  • 1. A full accounting of all revenues received by the Province of New Brunswick from property owners in the City of Fredericton as a result of the levy of $.02 per $100 of assessment;
  • 2. A full accounting of all revenues received by the Province of New Brunswick from the municipality of the City of Fredericton as a result of the levy of $.02 per $100 of assessment;
  • 3. A full accounting of the actual cost of conducting the assessment of properties located in the City of Fredericton; and
  • 4. A full accounting of the disposition of any surplus funds received by the Province of New Brunswick as a result of these assessments.

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Government Motions re Business of House

Hon. Mr. Byrne announced that it was the intention of the government that following second reading of Bills, the House would resolve itself into a Committee of Supply to consider the estimates of the Department of Natural Resources and Energy.

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Second Reading

The Order being read for second reading of Bill 25, Gas Distribution Act, 1999, a debate arose thereon.

And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 25 be now read a second time, it was resolved in the affirmative.

Accordingly, Bill 25, Gas Distribution Act, 1999, was read a second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the Whole House.

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Committee of Supply

The House, according to Order, resolved itself into a Committee of Supply with Ms. de Ste. Croix in the chair.

And after some time, Mr. Flynn took the chair.

And after some further 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. Flynn in the chair.

And after sometime, Ms. de Ste. Croix took the chair.

At 3 o'clock p.m. the Chairman declared a recess.

3.12 o'clock p.m.

The Committee resumed.

And after some further time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair and Ms. de Ste. Croix, 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 - ORDINARY ACCOUNT

1999 - 2000

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,
TOURISM AND CULTURE

Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $50,956,500 to defray the expenses of the Ordinary Account program allocations of the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Culture for the fiscal year ending the 31st of March, 2000.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

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

32 28 Strategic Assistance 15,300,000

CAPITAL ACCOUNT

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,
TOURISM AND CULTURE

17 50 Parks - Capital Improvements 3,300,000

LOANS AND ADVANCES

17 72 Economic Development Act 45,000,000

WORKING CAPITAL - MAXIMUM BALANCES

1999-2000

PETTY CASH ADVANCES

Economic Development, Tourism and Culture 19,400

INVENTORIES

Economic Development, Tourism and Culture 137,000

The said items were concurred in by the House.

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And then, 4.44 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:

  • Documents requested in Notice of Motion 31 - January 28, 1999
  • Public Accounts for the fiscal year end March 31, 1998 Volume 3 Financial Statements of Crown Corporations, Boards, Commissions - January 28, 1999
  • Annual Report of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission 1997-98 - January 28, 1999


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