PARLIAMENT of CANADA
House Government Bill
41st Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2013 - August 2, 2015
Text of the Bill
C-43
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A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures
Short Title
Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2
Statute of Canada
2014, c. 39
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2014-12-16)
Progress:
 
Status of the Bill
  
Notes:

Note # 1 (Senate).

On October 30, 2014, the following motion was adopted by the Senate:

That, in accordance with rule 10-11(1), the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance be authorized to examine the subject matter of all of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, introduced in the House of Commons on October 23, 2014, in advance of the said bill coming before the Senate;

That the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance be authorized to meet for the purposes of its study of the subject matter of Bill C-43 even though the Senate may then be sitting, with the application of rule 12-18(1) being suspended in relation thereto; and

That, in addition, and notwithstanding any normal practice:

1. The following committees be separately authorized to examine the subject matter of the following elements contained in Bill C-43 in advance of it coming before the Senate:

(a) the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce: those elements contained in Divisions 9, 12, 18, 22, 26, and 27 of Part 4;

(b) the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications: those elements contained in Divisions 2, 6, 10, 11, 16, and 21 of Part 4;

(c) the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology: those elements contained in Divisions 5, 7, 17, 20, and 24 of Part 4;

(d) the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources: those elements contained in Divisions 3, 28, and 29 of Part 4;

(e) the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade: those elements contained in Division 15 of Part 4; and

(f) the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs: those elements contained in Division 4 of Part 4;

2. The various committees listed in point one that are authorized to examine the subject matter of particular elements of Bill C-43 submit their final reports to the Senate no later than November 27, 2014;

3. As the reports from the various committees authorized to examine the subject matter of particular elements of Bill C-43 are tabled in the Senate, they be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration at the next sitting; and

4. The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance be simultaneously authorized to take any reports tabled under point three into consideration during its study of the subject matter of all of Bill C-43.

Note # 2 (Senate).


On February 3, 2015, the Speaker of the Senate delivered the 2nd part of his ruling on the point of order raised on December 12, 2014.



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