IN THE HOUSE TODAY
Second reading will continue on the budget implementation bill, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures (C-60).
Bill status & details (C-60)
Short Title: Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 1
Bill summary can be viewed here.
Full text of the budget implementation bill can be viewed here.
Status: Introduced on April 29, 2013. Second reading: May 1, May 2
Sponsor: Minister of Finance
Note: A time allocation motion seeking to limit debate on C-60 to no more than 4 further sitting days at second reading was moved by the government and passed in the House on May 2, 2013.
Private Members' Business
The private members’ bill introduced by NDP MP Libby Davies seeking to establish a national sodium reduction strategy will be debated for its second hour at second reading stage.
Bill status & details (C-460)
Short Title: Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada Act
This bill would implement the Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada released in 2010 by the Sodium Working Group, with the aim of reducing the amount of sodium in pre-packaged foods. The strategy would phase in lower sodium levels in foods and standardize labelling for foods.
Status: Introduced on November 5, 2012. Debated at second reading: February 1, 2013 (1st of 2 hours)
Sponsor: Libby Davies (MP for Vancouver East)
- No committees are scheduled in the House today.
- No committees are scheduled in the Senate today.
IN THE DAYS AHEAD
Next Week's House Debates (subject to change)
Monday May 6, 2013
Tuesday May 7, 2013
- Government Orders: C-60, the budget implementation bill (Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 1) will continue to be debated at second reading.
- Private Members' Business: Bill S-209, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (prize fights) (report stage). Sponsor: Massimo Pacetti (MP for Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel)
Wednesday May 8, 2013
- Government Orders: C-60, the budget implementation bill (Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 1) is expected to receive its final day of debate at second reading stage, before a vote to refer it to committee.
- Private Members' Business: Bill S-213, Korean War Veterans Day Act (second reading, first time debated). Sponsor: Blaine Calkins (MP for Wetaskiwin)
Thursday May 9, 2013
- Government Orders: the House will turn to debate on Bill S-8, the Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act (second reading).
- Private Members' Business: M-230, motion on Anaphylaxis (2nd hour of debate). Sponsor: Dean Allison (MP for Niagara West—Glanbrook)
Friday May 10, 2013
- Government Orders: Prior to question period the House is expected to debate Bill C-48 (Technical Tax Amendments Act, 2012), at report stage.
- Government Orders: Following question period, the House will turn its attention to Bill S-9 (Nuclear Terrorism Act) at third reading stage.
- Private Members' Business: Bill C-463, Discover Your Canada Act (resuming second reading debate). Sponsor: Massimo Pacetti (MP for Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel)
- Committee of the Whole: Consideration of all votes under Indian Affairs and Northern Development in the 2013-14 Main Estimates(debate up to 4 hours)
- Business of Supply: Friday will be the 7th opposition day. An NDP motion will be debated.
- Private Members' Business: Bill C-479, An Act to Bring Fairness for the Victims of Violent Offenders (second reading, first time debated). Sponsor: David Sweet (MP for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale)
Other bills that could be called throughout the week for debate include: Bill C-49, the Canadian Museum of History Act; Bill C-51, Safer Witnesses Act; Bill C-52, Fair Rail Freight Service Act; Bill S-10, Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act; Bill S-12, Incorporation by Reference in Regulations Act; Bill S-13, Coastal Fisheries Protection Act; and Bill S-14, Fighting Foreign Bribery Act.
Committee of the Whole
The 2013-14 Main Estimates under Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development,
selected to be referred for consideration by Committee of the Whole, will be considered on Thursday May 9, 2013 for up to four hours.
The 2013-14 Main Estimates under Natural Resources
have also been selected to be referred for consideration by Committee of the Whole. The date for consideration has not yet been designated.
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