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Journal 50

Thursday, May 10, 2001.

1 o'clock p.m.

Prayers.

Hon. Mr. Graham laid upon the table of the House a document entitled Review of Agencies, Boards and Commissions, Report and Recommendations, 2001, New Brunswick.

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The following Bills were introduced and read a first time:

By Hon. Mrs. Blaney,
Bill 57, An Act to Amend the Motor Carrier Act.

By Hon. Betts,
Bill 58, An Act to Amend the Revenue Administration Act.
By Hon. Mr. McFarlane,
Bill 59, An Act to Amend the Private Occupational Training Act.

Ordered that the said Bills be read a second time at the next sitting.

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Mr. S. Graham gave Notice of Motion 110 that on Thursday, May 17, 2001, he would move the following resolution, seconded by Mr. Allaby:

That an address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, praying that she cause to be laid upon the table of the House copies of all documentation, letters, correspondence, memorandums, electronic mail, reports or recommendations related to or concerning the former Georgia-Pacific property since June 21, 1999, including, without limiting the foregoing, any documentation dealing with or related to timber harvesting or timber management on that property.

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Mr. S. Graham gave Notice of Motion 111 that on Thursday, May 17, 2001, he would move the following resolution, seconded by Mr. Allaby:

That an address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, praying that she cause to be laid upon the table of the House copies of all documentation, including, without limiting the foregoing, memorandums, reports, summaries and/or recommendations resulting from a rural prosperity conference which was held in Bathurst on March 25-27, 1999.

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Hon. Mr. Robichaud announced that following Private Members' Motions, 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 Health and Wellness followed by those of the Department of Training and Employment Development.

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Debate resumed on Motion 23 moved by Ms. Poirier, seconded by Mr. Huntjens, as follows:

WHEREAS on June 7th, 1999, New Brunswickers voted for a change in government; and
WHEREAS the new government sought a mandate to focus on the five priority areas of changing the way government works, renewing health care, investing in education, building new job opportunities, and managing smarter _ lowering taxes;
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that this Legislature encourage the government to continue to set forth an agenda based on the five priority areas of changing the way that government works; renewing health care; building new job opportunities; managing smarter _ lowering taxes; and investing in education.

And after some time, due to the unavoidable absence of Mr. Speaker, Mr. Ashfield, the Deputy Speaker, took the chair as Acting Speaker.

And after some further time, Mr. Ashfield, the Deputy Speaker, interrupted proceedings and advised that the time allotted for Private Members' Motions had expired.

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

And after some time, Mr. Cosman took the chair as Acting Chairman.

And after some further time, Mr. Bernard resumed the chair.

At 6 o'clock p.m. the Chairman left the chair, to resume again at 7 o'clock p.m.

7 o'clock p.m.

The Committee resumed with Mr. Ashfield in the chair.

And after some time, Mr. J. Dubé took the chair as Acting Chairman.

And after some further time, Mr. Ashfield resumed the chair.

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

And after some further time spent therein, due to the unavoidable absence of Mr. Speaker, Mr. Ashfield, the Deputy Speaker, resumed the chair as Acting Speaker and Mr. Bernard, the Chairman, after requesting that Mr. Deputy Speaker revert to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported that the Committee had had under consideration the matters referred to them, had passed several items and asked leave to sit again.

Pursuant to Standing Rule 78.1, Mr. Deputy 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 2001-2002
ORDINARY ACCOUNT

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Resolved, That there be granted to Her Majesty a sum not exceeding $1,323,951,000 to defray the expenses of the following programs:
Administrative Services  -   18,994,000
Public Health and Medical Services   -   438,494,000
Institutional Services   -   812,748,000
Mental Health Services   -   53,749,000
  Less amounts authorized by law  -  34,000
Voted   -   1,323,951,000

LOANS AND ADVANCES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Voted, Supply in the following amount and to defray the expenses of the following program:
Construction - Renovation of Veteran Affairs
    facilities by Region Hospital Corporations   -   11,300,000

WORKING CAPITAL - MAXIMUM BALANCES
2001 - 2002          Voted

WORKING CAPITAL ADVANCES
Health and Wellness   -   3,202,000

PETTY CASH ADVANCES
Health and Wellness   -   30,000

The said items were concurred in by the House.

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And then 10 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.

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The following documents, having been deposited with the Clerk of the House, were laid upon the Table of the House, pursuant to Standing Rule 39:

Documents requested in Notices of Motions 73,

83, 91, 92 and 93 - May 8, 2001

Annual Report - Justice - Credit Unions - May 5, 2001




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