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Daily Sitting 57

Wednesday, May 23, 2001.

10 o'clock a.m.

Prayers.

Due to technical problems which developed with the Chamber's sound system during Oral Questions, Mr. Speaker declared a short recess at 10.55 o'clock a.m.

11.02 o'clock a.m.

Mr. Speaker resumed the chair.

The following Bills were introduced and read a first time:

By Hon. Mr. Green,
Bill 70, Electronic Transactions Act.

By Hon. Mr. Betts,
Bill 71, Supplementary Appropriations Act 2000-01 (2).

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

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With leave of the House, Hon. Mr. Green moved the following resolution, seconded by Hon. Mr. E. Robichaud: (Motion 116)

That the membership of the Standing Committee on Privileges be amended by adding the names of Mr. Huntjens and Mr. S. Graham;

That the membership of the Standing Committee on Private Bills be amended by substituting the name of Mr. Williams for Mr. Laforest and by adding the name of Ms. Mersereau;

That the membership of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts be amended by substituting the name of Mr. Dubé for Mr. Holder and by adding the name of Mr. Allaby;

That the membership of the Legislative Administration Committee be amended by adding the name of Mr. Allaby and deleting the name of Hon. D. Graham;

That the membership of the Standing Committee on Law Amendments be amended by adding the name of Mr. Haché;

That the membership of the Standing Committee on Crown Corporations be amended by adding the names of Mr. Holder, Mr. Kennedy and Ms. Weir;

That the membership of the Select Committee on Education be amended by substituting the name of Mr. Kennedy for Mr. Haché;

That the membership of the Select Committee on Health Care be amended by substituting the name of Mr. Moore for Mr. Huntjens.

And the question being put, it was resolved in the affirmative.

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Hon. Mr. Green announced that following second reading of Bills 66, 67, 68 and 69, it was the intention of government that the House resolve itself into Committee of the Whole to consider legislation; namely, Bills 35, 36, 42, 54, and 65; following which the House would resolve itself into a Committee of Supply to continue consideration of the estimates of the Department of Training and Employment Development.

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

Bill 66, An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Act.
Bill 67, An Act to Amend the Community Planning Act.

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The Order being read for a second reading of Bill 68, Assessment and Planning Appeal Board Act, a debate arose thereon.

And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 68 be now read a second time, it was resolved in the affirmative.

Accordingly, Bill 68, Assessment and Planning Appeal Board Act, was read a second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the Whole House.

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The following Bill was read a second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the Whole House:

Bill 69, An Act Respecting the Assessment and Planning Appeal Board Act.

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The House resolved itself into 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 that Mr. Speaker revert to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported:

That the Committee had directed him to report the following Bills as agreed to:

Bill 36, An Act to Repeal Acts Not Consolidated and Not Repealed.
Bill 42, An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly Act.
Bill 54, An Act to Amend the Executive Council Act.

And that the Committee had directed him to report the following Bills as amended:

Bill 35, An Act to Repeal Unproclaimed Public Acts and Parts of Public Acts.
Bill 65, An Act to Amend the Judicature 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.

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

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. Ashfield in the Chair.

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

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

And after some further time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair and Mr. Ashfield, the Chairman, after requesting that Mr. Speaker revert to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported that the Committee had 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.

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




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