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C-253 39th Parliament, 1st session April 3, 2006, to September 14, 2007

An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (deductibility of RESP contributions)
Bill type
Private Member’s Bill


Current status
At report stage in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Committee report presented on March 21, 2007 (House of Commons)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, May 4, 2006
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
May 4, 2006
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, November 8, 2006
Placed on the order of precedence on May 17, 2006
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 21, 2006
Sitting 45
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
November 1, 2006
November 8, 2006
Sitting 79
Agreed to (Vote 60)
2nd reading and referral to committee - FINA
End of stage activity
Committee report presented, March 21, 2007
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
February 8, 2007
Meeting 62
March 20, 2007
Meeting 72
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 21, 2007
Report stage
No activity
Third reading
Not reached


First reading
Not reached
Second reading
Not reached
Third reading
Not reached


Pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, the committee presented a report to the House of Commons recommending an extension of the time allotted to study the Bill — February 15, 2007

Concurred in — February 21, 2007


Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 60 — November 8, 2006
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-253, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (deductibility of RESP contributions)


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Speaker's rulings and statements

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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
June 21, 2006 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 45) Dan McTeague (Liberal)
June 21, 2006 Response speech(Sitting 45) Diane Ablonczy (Conservative)
June 21, 2006 Response speech(Sitting 45) Thierry St-Cyr (Bloc Québécois)
June 21, 2006 Response speech(Sitting 45) Denise Savoie (NDP)


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