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Daily Sitting 42



Friday, May 5, 2000.

10 o'clock a.m.

Prayers.

Mr. Speaker advised Members that the Eleventh Annual Student Legislative Seminar would be taking place this weekend.


Mrs. Mersereau gave Notice of Motion 141 that on Thursday, May 11, 2000, she would move the following resolution, seconded by Mr. S. 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 classification and location of all positions which have been eliminated as a result of the program review for the Department of Transportation and also the vacant positions and the location of these positions as a result of the wage freeze for the Department of Transportation.


Hon. Mr. Green announced that it was the intention of government that the House resolve itself into a Committee of Supply to consider the estimates of the Office of the Premier, the Executive Council, the Regional Development Corporation and Intergovernmental Affairs.


The House, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of Supply with Mr. Bernard in the chair.

And after some time, it was agreed by unanimous consent to continue sitting through the noon recess to complete the estimates of the Office of the Premier.

And after some further time, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Bernard, 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 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 2000-2001

ORDINARY ACCOUNT

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $1,077,000 to defray the expenses of the Ordinary Account program allocations of the Office of the Premier for the fiscal year ending the 31st of March, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $1,705,000 to defray the expenses of the Ordinary Account program allocations of the Department of Intergovernmental Affairs for the fiscal year ending the 31st of March, 2001.

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $37,197,000 to defray the expenses of the Ordinary Account program allocations of the Department of Regional Development Corporation for the fiscal year ending the 31st of March, 2001, as follows:

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

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

Intergovernmental Conferences 28,000

Council of Maritime Premiers 890,000

CAPITAL ACCOUNT

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $4,600,000 to defray the expenses of the Capital Account program allocations of the Department of Regional Development Corporation for the fiscal year ending the 31st of March, 2001.

The said items were concurred in by the House.


And then, 3.48 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:

Documents requested in Notice of Motion 127 - May 4, 2000

DÉCHARGE