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House Government Bill
43rd Parliament, 1st Session
December 5, 2019 - August 18, 2020
Text of the Bill
C-13
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An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19
Short Title
COVID-19 Emergency Response Act
Statute of Canada
2020, c. 5
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2020-03-25)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Status of the Bill
  
  • House of Commons
    • First Reading
      • Introduction and First Reading
        2020-03-24
    • Second Reading
        • 2nd reading and referral to committee - WHOL
          Agreed To
      • Second Reading and Referral to Committee
        2020-03-24
    • Committee
      Committee of the Whole
      • Committee Reporting the Bill without Amendment
        2020-03-24
    • Report Stage
      • Concurrence at Report Stage
        2020-03-24
    • Third Reading
  • Senate
    • First Reading
      • First Reading
        2020-03-25
    • Second Reading
      • Second Reading
        2020-03-25
    • Third Reading
      • Third Reading
        Bill passed by the Senate without amendment
        2020-03-25
    • Royal Assent
      • Royal Assent
        Statutes of Canada: 2020, c. 5
Notes:
On March 25, 2020, the Senate adopted the following motion:

That, notwithstanding any provisions of the Rules or usual practice:

1.the Senate resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole at the start of Orders of the Day today to consider the subject matter of Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19;

2.the Committee of the Whole on the subject matter of Bill C-13, receive the Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance, accompanied by one official;

3.the Committee of the Whole on the subject matter of Bill C-13 rise no later than one hour after it begins;

4.the Senate resolve itself into another Committee of the Whole immediately before the calling of Motions under Government Business today in order to consider the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic;

5.the Committee of the Whole on the government’s response to the pandemic receive the Honourable Bill Blair, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health, accompanied by one official each;

6.the Committee of the Whole on the government’s response to the pandemic rise no later than one hour and thirty minutes after it begins; and

7.the speaking time provided for in rule 12-32(3)(d) be five minutes for both Committees of the Whole today, including the time for both questions and answers.
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