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Daily Sitting 60

Tuesday, May 29, 2001.

1 o'clock p.m.

Prayers.

With the unanimous consent of the House, Mr. Holder tabled an authentic Saint John Flames hockey jersey on the occasion of the team winning their first Calder Cup.

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Hon. Mr. Green announced that in view of the agreement with the opposition to dispense with the order of Private Members' Motions, it was the intention of government that the House resolve itself into Committee of the Whole to consider legislation; namely, Bills 37, 43, 56, 62, 63, 39, 40, 53, 64, 38, 58, 60, 61, and 71; and that at 7 o'clock p.m. the House would resolve itself into a Committee of Supply to continue consideration of the estimates of the Department of Education.

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It was agreed by unanimous consent to dispense with the two hours of Private Members' Motions for this sitting day of the House.

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

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

And after some further 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. Deputy Speaker revert to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported:

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

Bill 37, An Act to Amend the Endangered Species Act.
Bill 39, An Act to Amend the Mining Act.
Bill 56, An Act to Amend the Oil and Natural Gas Act.
Bill 62, An Act to Amend the Crown Lands and Forests Act.
Bill 63, An Act to Amend the Fish and Wildlife Act.

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

Bill 43, An Act to Amend the Gas Distribution Act, 1999.

And that the Committee had directed him to report progress on the following Bill:

Bill 40, An Act to Amend the Metallic Minerals Tax Act.

And the Committee asked leave to make a further report.

Pursuant to Standing Rule 78.1, Mr. Deputy 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. Bernard in the chair.

And after some time spent therein, the Chairman declared it to be 6 o'clock p.m., and 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. 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 made some progress therein, 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.

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




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