Assembly of New Brunswick
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Friday, January 29, 1999.
8.30 o'clock a.m.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,
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.
Voted, Supply in the following amounts to defray the expenses of the following programs:
32 28 Strategic Assistance 15,300,000
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,
17 50 Parks - Capital Improvements 3,300,000
LOANS AND ADVANCES
17 72 Economic Development Act 45,000,000
WORKING CAPITAL - MAXIMUM BALANCES
PETTY CASH ADVANCES
Economic Development, Tourism and Culture 19,400
Economic Development, Tourism and Culture 137,000
The said items were concurred in by the House.
And then, 4.44 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.
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: