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Legislation at a Glance
40th Parliament, 3rd Session
March 3, 2010 - March 26, 2011

“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-8
Short Title
Senatorial Selection Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-03-10)
Progress:
S-204
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-03-21)
Progress:
S-205
Short Title
Governance of Canadian Businesses Emergency Act, 2010
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-02-16)
Progress:
S-207
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2010-03-09)
Progress:
S-220
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-03-24)
Progress:
S-224
Short Title
National Volunteer Emergency Response Service Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-03-02)
Progress:
S-226
Short Title
Maple Leaf Tartan Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-03-03)
Progress:
S-227
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-03-24)
Progress:
S-228
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2011-02-10)
Progress:
S-229
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-389
C-393
C-470
Latest Activity
First Reading in the Senate (2011-03-09)
Progress:
C-473
Short Title
Protection of Insignia of Military Orders, Decorations and Medals Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-509
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the Senate (2011-03-24)
Progress:
Consideration in Committee
S-11
Short Title
Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2010-12-14)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples
Progress:
S-201
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2010-03-30)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Progress:
S-202
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2010-04-20)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Progress:
S-208
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2010-12-15)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
S-209
Short Title
National Day of Service Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2011-03-08)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Progress:
S-212
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2010-03-31)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on National Finance
Progress:
S-214
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2010-06-10)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Progress:
S-217
Short Title
Medical Devices Registry Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2010-06-15)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Progress:
S-218
Short Title
Canada-Russia Friendship Day Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2010-10-05)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Progress:
S-219
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2011-03-01)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications
Progress:
S-221
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2011-03-03)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on National Finance
Progress:
S-225
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2011-03-08)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Progress:
S-1001
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2011-03-24)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
C-232
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2011-03-22)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Progress:
C-288
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2011-03-08)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on National Finance
Progress:
C-465
Short Title
National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day Act
Latest Activity
Referral to Committee in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Committee
Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Progress:
Consideration of Committee Report 
S-206
Short Title
Board of Directors Gender Parity Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Consideration of Committee Report in the Senate (2011-02-08)
Progress:
At Third Reading
C-54
Short Title
Protecting Children from Sexual Predators Act
Latest Activity
Debate at 3rd Reading in the Senate (2011-03-25)
Progress:
 
House of Commons
StageGovernment BillsOther Bills
Senate Bills Awaiting First Reading
S-13
 
At Second Reading
S-4
Short Title
Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act
Latest Activity
First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-09-22)
Progress:
S-7
Short Title
Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act
Latest Activity
First Reading in the House of Commons (2011-02-08)
Progress:
S-10
Short Title
Penalties for Organized Drug Crime Act
Latest Activity
First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-12-14)
Progress:
S-12
Short Title
Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 3
Latest Activity
First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-12-15)
Progress:
C-10
Short Title
Constitution Act, 2010 (Senate term limits)
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-11-19)
Progress:
C-12
Short Title
Democratic Representation Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2011-03-22)
Progress:
C-15
Short Title
Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-05-14)
Progress:
C-18
Short Title
Increasing Voter Participation Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-04-26)
Progress:
C-19
Short Title
Political Loans Accountability Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-04-28)
Progress:
C-25
Short Title
Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-05-12)
Progress:
C-26
Short Title
Transboundary Waters Protection Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-05-13)
Progress:
C-27
Short Title
Canadian Wheat Board Payments and Election Reform Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-05-14)
Progress:
C-29
Short Title
Safeguarding Canadians' Personal Information Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-10-26)
Progress:
C-37
Short Title
Strengthening the Value of Canadian Citizenship Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-06-10)
Progress:
C-38
Short Title
Ensuring the Effective Review of RCMP Civilian Complaints Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-06-14)
Progress:
C-43
Short Title
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Modernization Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-12-13)
Progress:
C-49
Short Title
Preventing Human Smugglers from Abusing Canada's Immigration System Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-11-29)
Progress:
C-50
Short Title
Improving Access to Investigative Tools for Serious Crimes Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-10-29)
Progress:
C-51
Short Title
Investigative Powers for the 21st Century Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-11-01)
Progress:
C-52
Short Title
Investigating and Preventing Criminal Electronic Communications Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-11-01)
Progress:
C-53
Short Title
Fair and Efficient Criminal Trials Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-11-02)
Progress:
C-56
Short Title
Preventing the Trafficking, Abuse and Exploitation of Vulnerable Immigrants Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-11-19)
Progress:
C-57
Short Title
Improving Trade Within Canada Act
Latest Activity
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-11-25)
Progress:
C-486
Short Title
Treaties Act
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2011-02-11)
Progress:
C-531
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2011-02-11)
Progress:
C-566
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2011-03-09)
Progress:
C-606
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2011-02-14)
Progress:
C-612
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2011-03-24)
Progress:
C-619
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2011-02-11)
Progress:
C-620
Short Title
Fairness for Victims of Violent Offenders Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-621
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2011-02-15)
Progress:
C-622
C-623
Latest Activity
Placed in the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons (2011-02-11)
Progress:
C-624
Short Title
Protection of Beneficiaries of Long Term Disability Benefits Plans Act
Latest Activity
Debate at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2011-03-11)
Progress:
Consideration in Committee
C-4
Short Title
Sébastien's Law (Protecting the Public from Violent Young Offenders)
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-05-03)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-16
Short Title
Ending House Arrest for Property and Other Serious Crimes by Serious and Violent Offenders Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-05-06)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
C-23
Short Title
Eliminating Pardons for Serious Crimes Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-06-14)
Committee
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security
Progress:
C-23B
Short Title
Eliminating Pardons for Serious Crimes Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-06-17)
Committee
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security
Progress:
C-32
Short Title
Copyright Modernization Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-11-05)
Committee
Legislative Committee on Bill C-32
Progress:
C-39
Short Title
Ending Early Release for Criminals and Increasing Offender Accountability Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-10-20)
Committee
Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security
Progress:
C-60
Short Title
Citizen's Arrest and Self-defence Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2011-03-22)
Committee
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights
Progress:
S-203
Short Title
National Philanthropy Day Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2011-02-01)
Committee
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Progress:
S-211
Short Title
World Autism Awareness Day Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-12-15)
Committee
Standing Committee on Health
Progress:
C-467
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-09-28)
Committee
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
Progress:
C-568
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-12-08)
Committee
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
Progress:
C-573
Short Title
Pope John Paul II Day Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2011-02-14)
Committee
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Progress:
C-574
Short Title
Retirement Income Bill of Rights
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2011-02-04)
Committee
Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Progress:
C-575
Short Title
First Nations Financial Transparency Act
Latest Activity
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2011-03-02)
Committee
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development
Progress:
At Report Stage
C-5
Short Title
Keeping Canadians Safe (International Transfer of Offenders) Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2011-02-07)
Progress:
C-8
C-17
Short Title
Combating Terrorism Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2011-03-02)
Progress:
C-20
Short Title
An Action Plan for the National Capital Commission
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2010-11-15)
Progress:
C-33
Short Title
Safer Railways Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2011-03-11)
Progress:
C-41
Short Title
Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2011-03-24)
Progress:
C-304
Short Title
Secure, Adequate, Accessible and Affordable Housing Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with an Amendment in the House of Commons (2011-03-21)
Progress:
C-469
Short Title
Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2011-02-17)
Progress:
C-471
Short Title
Pay Equity Task Force Recommendations Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with an Amendment in the House of Commons (2010-11-03)
Progress:
C-481
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with an Amendment in the House of Commons (2011-03-21)
Progress:
C-511
Short Title
Proactive Enforcement and Defect Accountability Legislation (PEDAL) Act
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill with Amendments in the House of Commons (2011-03-03)
Progress:
C-530
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill without Amendment in the House of Commons (2011-03-25)
Progress:
C-576
Latest Activity
Committee Reporting the Bill without Amendment in the House of Commons (2011-03-03)
Progress:
At Third Reading
C-46
C-280
Latest Activity
Concurrence at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2010-06-16)
Progress:
C-343
Latest Activity
Concurrence at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2011-02-16)
Progress:
C-452
Latest Activity
Debate at 3rd Reading in the House of Commons (2011-03-10)
Progress:
C-501
Latest Activity
Concurrence at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2011-03-09)
Progress:
Awaiting Royal Assent
None
Royal Assent Received
S-2
Short Title
Protecting Victims From Sex Offenders Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-12-15)
Progress:
S-3
S-5
Short Title
Ensuring Safe Vehicles Imported from Mexico for Canadians Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
S-6
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
S-9
Short Title
Tackling Auto Theft and Property Crime Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-11-18)
Progress:
S-210
S-215
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-12-15)
Progress:
C-2
C-3
C-6
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 5, 2009-2010
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-03-31)
Progress:
C-7
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 1, 2010-2011
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-03-31)
Progress:
C-9
Short Title
Jobs and Economic Growth Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-07-12)
Progress:
C-11
Short Title
Balanced Refugee Reform Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-06-29)
Progress:
C-13
Short Title
Fairness for Military Families (Employment Insurance) Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-06-29)
Progress:
C-14
Short Title
Fairness at the Pumps Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-21
Short Title
Standing up for Victims of White Collar Crime Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-22
C-23A
Short Title
Limiting Pardons for Serious Crimes Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-06-29)
Progress:
C-24
Short Title
First Nations Certainty of Land Title Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-06-29)
Progress:
C-28
C-30
Short Title
Response to the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in R. v. Shoker Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-31
Short Title
Eliminating Entitlements for Prisoners Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-12-15)
Progress:
C-34
Short Title
Creating Canada's New National Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-06-29)
Progress:
C-35
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-36
Short Title
Canada Consumer Product Safety Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-12-15)
Progress:
C-40
Short Title
Celebrating Canada's Seniors Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-11-18)
Progress:
C-42
Short Title
Strengthening Aviation Security Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-44
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 2, 2010-2011
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-06-29)
Progress:
C-45
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 3, 2010-2011
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-06-29)
Progress:
C-47
Short Title
Sustaining Canada's Economic Recovery Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-12-15)
Progress:
C-48
Short Title
Protecting Canadians by Ending Sentence Discounts for Multiple Murders Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-55
Short Title
Enhanced New Veterans Charter Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-24)
Progress:
C-58
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 4, 2010-11
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-12-15)
Progress:
C-59
Short Title
Abolition of Early Parole Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-61
Short Title
Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-23)
Progress:
C-268
C-442
Short Title
National Holocaust Monument Act
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-25)
Progress:
C-464
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2010-12-15)
Progress:
C-475
Latest Activity
Royal Assent in the Senate (2011-03-25)
Progress:
Bills Not Proceeded With
S-213
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2010-05-27)
Progress:
S-222
Short Title
Tartan Day Act
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2011-03-22)
Progress:
S-223
Latest Activity
Dropped from Senate Order Paper in the Senate (2011-03-10)
Progress:
C-201
C-241
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2010-04-29)
Progress:
C-309
Short Title
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Region of Northern Ontario Act
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2011-02-16)
Progress:
C-310
Short Title
Air Passengers' Bill of Rights
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2010-05-05)
Progress:
C-391
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2010-09-22)
Progress:
C-395
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2010-10-18)
Progress:
C-572
Short Title
Strengthening Fiscal Transparency Act
Latest Activity
Bill Not Proceeded With in the House of Commons (2011-02-02)
Progress:
Bills Defeated
S-216
Short Title
Protection of Beneficiaries of Long Term Disability Benefits Plans Act
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Consideration of Committee Report in the Senate (2010-12-08)
Progress:
C-290
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2010-10-20)
Progress:
C-300
Short Title
Corporate Accountability of Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations in Developing Countries Act
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2010-10-27)
Progress:
C-308
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2010-09-29)
Progress:
C-311
Short Title
Climate Change Accountability Act
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the Senate (2010-11-16)
Progress:
C-384
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-04-21)
Progress:
C-386
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-10-20)
Progress:
C-429
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2010-12-15)
Progress:
C-440
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-09-29)
Progress:
C-444
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-03-31)
Progress:
C-449
Short Title
Free Public Transit for Seniors Act
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2011-03-02)
Progress:
C-474
Short Title
Seeds Regulations Act
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Report Stage in the House of Commons (2011-02-09)
Progress:
C-507
Short Title
Federal Spending Power Act
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2011-02-09)
Progress:
C-510
Short Title
An Act to Prevent Coercion of Pregnant Women to Abort (Roxanne's Law)
Latest Activity
Bill Defeated at Second Reading in the House of Commons (2010-12-15)
Progress:
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