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Senate Government Bill
43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
September 23, 2020 - August 15, 2021
Text of the Bill
S-4
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An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts
Sponsor
Last Stage Completed
Third Reading in the Senate (2021-06-01)
Progress: Third Reading in the Senate
 
Status of the Bill
  
  • Senate
    • First reading
      • Introduction and First Reading
        2021-04-30
    • Second reading
    • Third reading
      • Third Reading
        Bill passed by the Senate without amendment
        2021-06-01
Notes:
On May 25, 2021, the Senate adopted the following motion:

That, notwithstanding any provisions of the Rules, usual practice or previous order, when the Senate sits on Thursday, May 27, 2021:

1. the sitting start at 1:30 p.m.;

2. the Senate resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole at 1:55 p.m. to consider the subject matter of Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts, with any proceedings then before the Senate being interrupted until the end of Committee of the Whole, which shall last a maximum of 95 minutes;

3. if the bells are ringing for a vote at the time the committee is to meet, they be interrupted for the Committee of the Whole at that time, and resume once the committee has completed its work for the balance of any time remaining;

4. the Committee of the Whole on the subject matter of Bill S-4 receive the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, P.C., M.P., Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, accompanied by at most three officials;

5. the witness’s introductory remarks last a maximum total of five minutes;

6. if a senator does not use the entire period of 10 minutes for debate provided under rule 12-32(3)(d), including the responses of the witnesses, that senator may yield the balance of time to another senator; and

7. the sitting adjourn no later than 8:30 p.m., as if that were the ordinary time of adjournment.
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