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(The electronic version of the following Journal of the Legislative Assembly is for information purposes only. The printed version remains the official version.)

Daily Sitting 36

Wednesday, April 26, 2000.

10 o'clock a.m.

Prayers.

Mr. Speaker advised that Ms. Dawn Logue who had served as a Page during the session had completed her studies at the University of New Brunswick and would be leaving to work in Woodstock, N.B. Mr. Speaker wished her well in her future employment.


Mr. S. Graham gave Notice of Motion 130 that on Tuesday, May 2, 2000, he would move the following resolution, seconded by Mr. C. Thériault:

That an address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, praying that she cause to be laid upon the table of the House details of the numbers of visitors to each provincial park last year with a breakdown of all fees paid in the various types of permits in accordance with the categories established by Regulation 85-104 as well as an indication of the projected increased revenues that will be received for each of the items outlined above as a result of the increase of provincial park fees approved by this government in Regulation 2000-13 under the Parks Act and by Order-in Council 2000-127.


Mr. S. Graham gave Notice of Motion 131 that on Tuesday, May 2, 2000, he would move the following resolution, seconded by Mrs. Mersereau:

That an address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, praying that she cause to be laid upon the table of the House a copy of the advertisement or posting for the recent job in the Materials Management Branch of NB Power, an indication of applicants for the position, the names of the interviewing committee for the position with their job titles, the number of applicants that were placed on the eligibility list after the interviews were completed, the number of individuals that were on redeployment lists and were considered for the position with an indication of their immediate past department including all correspondence, documentation, reports and e-mail in connection with job posting and the hiring of the successful applicant.


Mrs. Mersereau gave Notice of Motion 132 that on Tuesday, May 2, 2000, she would move the following resolution, seconded by Mr. B. Thériault:

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 number of government employees in each department who have applied for stress or extended sick leave from June 30, 1999, to April 26, 2000, and also the sick leave days taken in each department from January 2, 2000, to April 26, 2000, and the sick leave taken in each department from January 2, 1999, to April 26, 1999.


Hon. Mr. Green announced that it was the intention of government that the House resolve into a Committee of the Whole to consider Bill 29, following which the House would resolve itself into a Committee of Supply to consider the estimates of the Department of Finance before returning to those of the Department of Transportation.


The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole with Mr. Ashfield in the chair.

And after some time, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair and Mr. Ashfield, the Chairman, after requesting Mr. Speaker revert to the Order of Presentations of Committee Reports, reported:

That the Committee had directed him to report the following Bill as amended:

Bill 29, An Act to Amend the Assessment Act.

And the Committee asked leave to make a further report.

Pursuant to Standing Rule 78.1, Mr. Speaker 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 House, according to Order, resolved itself into a Committee of Supply with Mr. Bernard 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.

And after some time, due to the unavoidable absence of Mr. Speaker, Mr. Ashfield, the Deputy Speaker took the chair as Acting Speaker, and Mr. Bernard, the Chairman, after requesting that Mr. Acting Speaker revert to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported that the Committee had under consideration the matters referred to them, had made some progress therein 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.


And then, 6 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.

DÉCHARGE