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Legislation at a Glance
39th Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2007 - September 7, 2008

“Legislation at a Glance” provides an overview of bills under consideration in either the Senate or the House of Commons.

At dissolution, the following bills were under consideration in either the Senate or the House of Commons.

Senate
StageGovernment BillsOther Bills
At Second Reading
S-4
Short Title
Energy Efficiency
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-29
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-26)
Progress:
S-208
S-211
Short Title
Canada Securities Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-04-30)
Progress:
S-217
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-05-06)
Progress:
S-226
Short Title
Urban Modernization and Business Development Bank Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-04-02)
Progress:
S-229
Short Title
Constitution Act, 2008 (Property qualifications of Senators)
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-26)
Progress:
S-230
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-17)
Progress:
S-231
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-04-10)
Progress:
S-233
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-05-27)
Progress:
S-234
Short Title
Assembly of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-05-27)
Progress:
S-235
Short Title
Anti-Spam Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-05-13)
Progress:
S-236
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-10)
Progress:
S-237
Short Title
World Autism Awareness Day Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-17)
Progress:
S-238
Short Title
Canadian Football Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2008-06-10)
Progress:
S-239
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
S-240
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2008-06-12)
Progress:
S-241
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
S-242
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
S-243
Short Title
Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2008-06-26)
Progress:
C-207
Latest Activity
First Reading in the Senate (2008-06-12)
Progress:
C-253
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-377
Short Title
Climate Change Accountability Act
Latest Activity
First Reading in the Senate (2008-06-10)
Progress:
Consideration in Committee
C-10
Short Title
Income Tax Amendments Act, 2006
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2007-12-04)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Progress:
S-205
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-03-05)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Progress:
S-212
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-04-17)
Committee
Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament
Progress:
S-214
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-04-01)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on National Finance
Progress:
S-218
Short Title
Protection of Victims of Human Trafficking Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-03-05)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights
Progress:
S-221
Short Title
Personal Watercraft Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-04-15)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications
Progress:
S-222
Short Title
Medical Devices Registry Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-04-15)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Progress:
S-223
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-03-13)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Progress:
S-225
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-04-09)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
S-227
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-05-08)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Progress:
S-228
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-05-28)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
Progress:
C-299
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-05-27)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
C-307
Short Title
Phthalate Control Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-05-13)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Progress:
C-343
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-04-10)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
C-428
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2008-05-27)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
Consideration of Committee Report  
At Third Reading 
S-206
Latest Activity
Committee Report Presented in the Senate (2008-06-26)
Progress:
House of Commons
StageGovernment BillsOther Bills
Senate Bills Awaiting First Reading 
S-210
Latest Activity
Third Reading in the Senate (2008-06-16)
Progress:
S-219
At Second Reading
S-3
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-04-18)
Progress:
C-4
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2007-10-26)
Progress:
C-14
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-05-06)
Progress:
C-19
Short Title
Constitution Act, 2007 (Senate tenure)
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2007-11-16)
Progress:
C-22
Short Title
Constitution Act, 2007 (Democratic representation)
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-02-13)
Progress:
C-24
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2007-11-16)
Progress:
C-32
Short Title
Fisheries Act, 2007
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2007-11-29)
Progress:
C-36
Short Title
Air Canada and Its Affiliates Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2007-12-10)
Progress:
C-39
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-02-15)
Progress:
C-43
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-02-15)
Progress:
C-45
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-03-03)
Progress:
C-46
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-03-03)
Progress:
C-51
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-10)
Progress:
C-53
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-04-14)
Progress:
C-54
Short Title
Human Pathogens and Toxins Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-04-29)
Progress:
C-56
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-05-26)
Progress:
C-57
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-05-27)
Progress:
C-61
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-12)
Progress:
C-62
Short Title
Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-13)
Progress:
C-63
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-17)
Progress:
S-204
Latest Activity
First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-05-07)
Progress:
S-209
Latest Activity
First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-20)
Progress:
S-224
Latest Activity
First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Progress:
C-415
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2007-12-03)
Progress:
C-467
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Progress:
C-499
Short Title
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Region of Northern Ontario Act
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Progress:
C-519
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-04-09)
Progress:
C-540
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Progress:
C-544
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-05)
Progress:
C-548
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Progress:
C-550
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-05)
Progress:
C-551
C-555
Short Title
Telecommunications Clarity and Fairness Act
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Progress:
C-556
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-05)
Progress:
C-557
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Progress:
C-558
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2008-06-05)
Progress:
Consideration in Committee
C-6
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2007-11-15)
Committee
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs
Progress:
C-17
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2007-11-01)
Committee
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
Progress:
C-20
Short Title
Senate Appointment Consultations Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee Before Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-02-13)
Committee
Legislative Committee on Bill C-20
Progress:
C-25
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-02-05)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-26
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-04-16)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-27
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-01-30)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-47
Short Title
Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-05-15)
Committee
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development
Progress:
C-52
Short Title
Canada Consumer Product Safety Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-05-01)
Committee
Standing Committee on Health
Progress:
C-55
S-201
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-05-30)
Committee
Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates
Progress:
C-305
Latest Activity
Reinstated from previous session in the House of Commons (2007-10-16)
Progress:
C-384
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-05-14)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-393
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-423
Latest Activity
Recommittal of Bill to Committee Adopted in the House of Commons (2008-05-16)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-445
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-05-28)
Committee
Standing Committee on Finance
Progress:
C-454
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-04-28)
Committee
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
Progress:
C-469
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-02-13)
Committee
Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development
Progress:
C-484
Short Title
Unborn Victims of Crime Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-03-05)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-490
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-06-04)
Committee
Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Progress:
C-520
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-06-10)
Committee
Standing Committee on Finance
Progress:
At Report Stage
C-16
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2007-12-10)
Progress:
S-213
Latest Activity
Deemed Reported without Amendment in the House of Commons (2008-06-10)
Progress:
C-219
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2008-06-16)
Progress:
C-265
Latest Activity
Debate at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2008-06-09)
Progress:
C-284
Latest Activity
Debate at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2007-11-21)
Progress:
C-362
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill without Amendment in the House of Commons (2008-05-16)
Progress:
C-426
Latest Activity
Deemed Reported without Amendment in the House of Commons (2008-04-30)
Progress:
At Third Reading
C-5
Short Title
Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act
Latest Activity
Debate at 3rd Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-19)
Progress:
C-7
Latest Activity
Debate at 3rd Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-16)
Progress:
C-303
Consideration of Amendments made by the Senate 
C-280
Latest Activity
Message Sent to the House of Commons in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
Awaiting Royal Assent
None
Royal Assent Received
S-2
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2007-12-14)
Progress:
S-203
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-04-17)
Progress:
S-207
Short Title
Statutes Repeal Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
S-215
Short Title
Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-05-29)
Progress:
S-220
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-02-14)
Progress:
C-2
Short Title
Tackling Violent Crime Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-02-28)
Progress:
C-3
C-8
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-02-28)
Progress:
C-9
Short Title
Settlement of International Investment Disputes Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-03-13)
Progress:
C-11
Short Title
Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-02-14)
Progress:
C-12
C-13
C-15
C-18
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2007-12-14)
Progress:
C-21
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-23
C-28
Short Title
Budget and Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2007
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2007-12-14)
Progress:
C-30
Short Title
Specific Claims Tribunal Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-31
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-33
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-26)
Progress:
C-34
Short Title
Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-26)
Progress:
C-35
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 3, 2007-2008
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2007-12-14)
Progress:
C-37
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-04-17)
Progress:
C-38
C-40
C-41
C-42
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-03-13)
Progress:
C-44
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-02-28)
Progress:
C-48
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 4, 2007-2008
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-03-13)
Progress:
C-49
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 1, 2008-2009
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-03-13)
Progress:
C-50
C-58
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 2, 2008-2009
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-59
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 3, 2008-2009
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-60
C-287
Short Title
National Peacekeepers' Day Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-292
Short Title
Kelowna Accord Implementation Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-293
Short Title
Official Development Assistance Accountability Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-05-29)
Progress:
C-298
Short Title
Perfluorooctane Sulfonate Virtual Elimination Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-04-17)
Progress:
C-459
Short Title
Ukrainian Famine and Genocide Memorial Day Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2008-05-29)
Progress:
C-474
Bills Not Proceeded With
S-202
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2008-04-01)
Progress:
S-216
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2008-03-13)
Progress:
S-232
Short Title
Canadian Aerospace Technology Protection Act
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2008-05-29)
Progress:
C-269
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2007-11-30)
Progress:
C-327
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2008-05-13)
Progress:
C-376
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2007-11-30)
Progress:
C-521
Short Title
Employment Insurance Surplus Transfer Act
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2008-06-19)
Progress:
Bills Defeated
C-251
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2007-12-12)
Progress:
C-357
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2007-11-28)
Progress:
C-378
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2007-11-28)
Progress:
C-394
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-03-05)
Progress:
C-411
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2007-12-12)
Progress:
C-482
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-05-14)
Progress:
C-505
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-513
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-18)
Progress:
C-517
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2008-05-07)
Progress:
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