S-8 40th Parliament, 3rd session March 3, 2010, to March 26, 2011

An Act respecting the selection of senators
Short title: Senatorial Selection Act
Bill type
Senate Government Bill


Current status
At second reading in the Senate
Latest activity
Debate at second reading on March 10, 2011 (Senate)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, April 27, 2010
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
April 27, 2010
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
April 29, 2010
Sitting 23
Major speeches
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June 2, 2010
June 17, 2010
July 7, 2010
October 20, 2010
October 28, 2010
November 2, 2010
November 30, 2010
March 1, 2011
March 10, 2011
Third reading
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House of Commons

First reading
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Second reading
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Consideration in committee
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Report stage
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Third reading
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Major speeches at second reading


Speech date Speech Senator
April 29, 2010 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 23) Bert Brown (Conservative)
April 29, 2010 Response speech(Sitting 23) Pierre Claude Nolin (Conservative)


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