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No. 34

Wednesday, February 24, 1999.

8.30 o'clock a.m.

Prayers.

Petitions

Mr. Wilson laid upon the table of the House a petition on behalf of resi-dents of his constituency expressing support for the expansion of the Park Street School and maintaining it as a full service K-5 elementary school. (Petition 8)

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Government Motion re Business of House

Hon. Mr. Byrne announced that it was the intention of the government that the House resolve itself into a Committee of Supply to consider the estimates of the Department of the Solicitor General, followed by those of the Department of Justice.

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Second Reading

The following Bills were read the second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the Whole House:

Bill 55, Transportation of Primary Forest Products Act.
Bill 56, An Act to Amend the Probate Court Act.
Bill 57, An Act to Amend the Liquor Control Act.
Bill 58, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act.

Mr. Speaker advised that Bill 51, An Act to Amend the Right to Information Act, should have been placed on the Order Paper under Adjourned Debates and not under committee of the Whole.

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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, 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.

The Chairman declared a recess at 3.54 o'clock p.m.

4.01 o'clock p.m.

The Chairman resumed the chair.

And after some time, 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 1999 - 2000 ORDINARY ACCOUNT

DEPARTMENT OF SOLICITOR GENERAL

Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $70,952,200 to defray the expenses of the Ordinary Account program allocations of the Department of the Solicitor General for the fiscal year ending the 31st of March, 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $29,617,300 to defray the expenses of the Ordinary Account program allocations of the Department of Justice 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 19 New Brunswick Police Commission 146,200

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

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

52 03 Auditor General 1,523,800
50 05 Office of the Chief Electoral Officer 874,400
52 07 Office of the Ombudsman 592,200
52 08 Supervisor of Political Financing 797,700

LOANS AND ADVANCES

78 70 Greater Moncton Area Transitional Policing 3,000,000


WORKING CAPITAL - MAXIMUM BALANCES

1999-2000

Voted

WORKING CAPITAL ADVANCES

Justice - Rentalsman 100,000

PETTY CASH ADVANCES

Solicitor General 15,000
Justice 23,000

The said items were concurred in by the House.

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And then, 6.03 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.


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