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Legislation at a Glance
40th Parliament, 2nd Session
January 26, 2009 - December 30, 2009

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

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

Senate
StageGovernment BillsOther Bills
At Second Reading
S-5
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2009-04-01)
Progress:
S-6
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-26)
Progress:
S-7
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-09-29)
Progress:
C-36
Short Title
Serious Time for the Most Serious Crime Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-03)
Progress:
S-202
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-05)
Progress:
S-204
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-14)
Progress:
S-206
Short Title
Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-24)
Progress:
S-213
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-24)
Progress:
S-214
Short Title
Canada Securities Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-10-28)
Progress:
S-218
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-24)
Progress:
S-221
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-15)
Progress:
S-225
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-01)
Progress:
S-229
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2009-03-03)
Progress:
S-230
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-01)
Progress:
S-231
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-02)
Progress:
S-233
S-234
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-17)
Progress:
S-235
Short Title
Governance of Canadian Businesses Emergency Act, 2009
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-18)
Progress:
S-236
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-14)
Progress:
S-237
Short Title
Aboriginal Languages of Canada Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-26)
Progress:
S-238
Short Title
Board of Directors Gender Parity Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-02)
Progress:
S-239
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-04)
Progress:
S-240
Short Title
National Day of Service Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-15)
Progress:
S-241
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-01)
Progress:
S-242
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-12-02)
Progress:
S-243
Short Title
Medical Devices Registry Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2009-11-24)
Progress:
S-244
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2009-12-09)
Progress:
S-245
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2009-12-14)
Progress:
C-268
Consideration in Committee
C-26
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-10-29)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
C-27
S-201
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-12-01)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Progress:
S-203
Short Title
Municipal Modernization and Business Development Bank of Canada Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-05-06)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Progress:
S-209
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-06-22)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
S-211
Short Title
Drinking Water Sources Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-06-10)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
S-212
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-10-29)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Progress:
S-215
Short Title
Constitution Act, 2009 (Property qualifications of Senators)
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-03-24)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
S-220
Short Title
Anti-Spam Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-04-02)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications
Progress:
S-222
Latest Activity
Referral of Subject-matter of Bill to Committee Adopted in the Senate (2009-06-17)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Progress:
S-224
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-05-14)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
S-226
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-09-29)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
S-227
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-06-16)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on National Finance
Progress:
S-232
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2009-06-16)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Progress:
Consideration of Committee Report  
At Third Reading  
House of Commons
StageGovernment BillsOther Bills
Senate Bills Awaiting First Reading
S-8
S-223
Short Title
Victims of Human Trafficking Protection Act
Latest Activity
Third Reading in the Senate (2009-12-15)
Progress:
At Second Reading
C-8
Short Title
Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-05-25)
Progress:
C-13
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-10-08)
Progress:
C-19
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-06-09)
Progress:
C-23
C-30
Short Title
Senate Ethics Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-05-28)
Progress:
C-35
Short Title
Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-10-30)
Progress:
C-40
Short Title
Expanded Voting Opportunities Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-06-12)
Progress:
C-44
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-11-30)
Progress:
C-45
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-06-17)
Progress:
C-53
Short Title
Protecting Canadians by Ending Early Release for Criminals Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-10-26)
Progress:
C-54
Short Title
Protecting Canadians by Ending Sentence Discounts for Multiple Murders Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-10-28)
Progress:
C-55
Short Title
Response to the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in R. v. Shoker Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-10-30)
Progress:
C-57
C-59
Short Title
Keeping Canadians Safe Act (International Transfer of Offenders)
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-11-26)
Progress:
C-60
Short Title
Keeping Canadians Safe (Protecting Borders) Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-11-27)
Progress:
C-61
Short Title
Railway Continuation Act, 2009
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-11-30)
Progress:
C-63
Short Title
First Nations Certainty of Land Title Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-12-10)
Progress:
S-208
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2009-06-19)
Progress:
C-343
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-12-10)
Progress:
C-384
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-10-02)
Progress:
C-386
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-12-03)
Progress:
C-429
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2009-11-02)
Progress:
C-444
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2009-11-02)
Progress:
C-470
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2009-11-03)
Progress:
C-471
Short Title
Pay Equity Task Force Recommendations Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-12-09)
Progress:
C-473
Short Title
Protection of Insignia of Military Orders, Decorations and Medals Act
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2009-11-02)
Progress:
C-474
Short Title
Seeds Regulations Act
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2009-11-03)
Progress:
C-475
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-11-30)
Progress:
Consideration in Committee
C-20
Short Title
Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-06-01)
Committee
Standing Committee on Natural Resources
Progress:
C-31
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-27)
Committee
Legislative Committee on Bill C-31
Progress:
C-37
Short Title
An Action Plan for the National Capital Commission
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-10-05)
Committee
Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
Progress:
C-42
Short Title
Ending Conditional Sentences for Property and Other Serious Crimes Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-10-26)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-43
Short Title
Strengthening Canada's Corrections System Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-10-29)
Committee
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security
Progress:
C-46
Short Title
Investigative Powers for the 21st Century Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-10-27)
Committee
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security
Progress:
C-47
Short Title
Technical Assistance for Law Enforcement in the 21st Century Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-10-29)
Committee
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security
Progress:
C-52
Short Title
Retribution on Behalf of Victims of White Collar Crime Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-10-26)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-58
Short Title
Child Protection Act (Online Sexual Exploitation)
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-27)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
S-205
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-17)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
S-210
Short Title
World Autism Awareness Day Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-23)
Committee
Standing Committee on Health
Progress:
S-216
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-26)
Committee
Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development
Progress:
S-217
Short Title
National Philanthropy Day Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-10-20)
Committee
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Progress:
C-290
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-10-28)
Committee
Standing Committee on Finance
Progress:
C-300
Short Title
Corporate Accountability of Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations in Developing Countries Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-04-22)
Committee
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development
Progress:
C-304
Short Title
Secure, Adequate, Accessible and Affordable Housing Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-09-30)
Committee
Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Progress:
C-308
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-04)
Committee
Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Progress:
C-309
Short Title
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Region of Northern Ontario Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-06-17)
Committee
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
Progress:
C-310
Short Title
Air Passengers' Bill of Rights
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-05-13)
Committee
Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
Progress:
C-391
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-04)
Committee
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security
Progress:
C-393
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-12-02)
Committee
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
Progress:
C-395
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-18)
Committee
Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Progress:
C-442
Short Title
National Holocaust Monument Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-12-08)
Committee
Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
Progress:
C-464
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-12-04)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
At Report Stage
C-34
Short Title
Protecting Victims From Sex Offenders Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2009-12-07)
Progress:
C-201
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2009-11-18)
Progress:
C-232
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill without Amendment in the House of Commons (2009-11-05)
Progress:
C-241
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill without Amendment in the House of Commons (2009-11-02)
Progress:
C-280
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with an Amendment in the House of Commons (2009-11-05)
Progress:
C-288
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with an Amendment in the House of Commons (2009-12-02)
Progress:
C-311
Short Title
Climate Change Accountability Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill without Amendment in the House of Commons (2009-12-10)
Progress:
At Third Reading  
Consideration of Amendments made by the Senate
C-6
Short Title
Canada Consumer Product Safety Act
Latest Activity
Message Sent to the House of Commons in the Senate (2009-12-15)
Progress:
C-15
Latest Activity
Message Sent to the House of Commons in the Senate (2009-12-14)
Progress:
 
Awaiting Royal Assent
None
Royal Assent Received
S-2
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-11)
Progress:
S-3
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-05-14)
Progress:
S-4
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-10-22)
Progress:
C-2
C-3
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-11)
Progress:
C-4
Short Title
Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-23)
Progress:
C-5
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-05-14)
Progress:
C-7
C-9
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-05-14)
Progress:
C-10
Short Title
Budget Implementation Act, 2009
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-03-12)
Progress:
C-11
Short Title
Human Pathogens and Toxins Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-23)
Progress:
C-12
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 4, 2008-2009
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-02-26)
Progress:
C-14
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-23)
Progress:
C-16
Short Title
Environmental Enforcement Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-18)
Progress:
C-17
Short Title
National Cemetery of Canada Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-04-23)
Progress:
C-18
C-21
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 5, 2008-2009
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-03-26)
Progress:
C-22
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 1, 2009-2010
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-03-26)
Progress:
C-24
C-25
Short Title
Truth in Sentencing Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-10-22)
Progress:
C-28
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-11)
Progress:
C-29
C-32
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-10-08)
Progress:
C-33
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-18)
Progress:
C-38
Short Title
An Act Creating One of the World's Largest National Park Reserves
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-18)
Progress:
C-39
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-18)
Progress:
C-41
Short Title
Maanulth First Nations Final Agreement Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-18)
Progress:
C-48
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 2, 2009-2010
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-23)
Progress:
C-49
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 3, 2009-2010
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-06-23)
Progress:
C-50
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-11-05)
Progress:
C-51
Short Title
Economic Recovery Act (stimulus)
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-12-15)
Progress:
C-56
Short Title
Fairness for the Self-Employed Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-12-15)
Progress:
C-62
Short Title
Provincial Choice Tax Framework Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-12-15)
Progress:
C-64
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 4, 2009-2010
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2009-12-15)
Progress:
Bills Not Proceeded With
S-207
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2009-02-24)
Progress:
S-219
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2009-05-05)
Progress:
S-228
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2009-11-04)
Progress:
C-273
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2009-11-17)
Progress:
C-301
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2009-06-15)
Progress:
Bills Defeated
C-279
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-06-10)
Progress:
C-291
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Third Reading in the House of Commons (2009-12-10)
Progress:
C-306
Short Title
Canadian Products Promotion Act
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-10-21)
Progress:
C-307
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-06-03)
Progress:
C-392
Short Title
Made in Canada Act
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2009-11-04)
Progress:
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