C-20 41st Parliament, 2nd session October 16, 2013, to August 2, 2015

An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras
Short title: Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act
Bill type
House Government Bill
This bill received royal assent on June 19, 2014

Statutes of Canada 2014, c. 14

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, January 28, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
January 28, 2014
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, March 31, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
January 29, 2014
Sitting 37
Major speeches
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March 6, 2014
March 31, 2014
Sitting 65
Agreed to (Vote 93)
2nd reading and referral to committee - CIIT
End of stage activity
Committee report presented, May 5, 2014
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
April 8, 2014
Meeting 23
April 10, 2014
Meeting 24
April 29, 2014
Meeting 25
May 1, 2014
Meeting 26
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
May 5, 2014
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, June 4, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 2, 2014
June 3, 2014
June 4, 2014
End of stage activity
Third reading, June 10, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
June 10, 2014
Sitting 100
Agreed to (Vote 201)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, June 11, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 11, 2014
End of stage activities
Second reading, June 12, 2014
Referral to committee, June 12, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 12, 2014
Sitting 70
Major speeches
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End of stage activity
Committee report presented without amendment, June 13, 2014
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
June 12, 2014
Meeting 33
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 13, 2014
End of stage activity
Third reading, June 16, 2014
Bill passed by the Senate without amendment
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 16, 2014

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 79 — March 6, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
Time allocation for Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras
Yeas:
145
Nays:
117
Paired:
0
Total:
262
Vote 93 — March 31, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras
Yeas:
175
Nays:
92
Paired:
0
Total:
267
Vote 162 — June 3, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
Time allocation for Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras
Yeas:
142
Nays:
117
Paired:
0
Total:
259
Vote 163 — June 4, 2014
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras (report stage amendment)
Yeas:
87
Nays:
171
Paired:
0
Total:
258
Vote 164 — June 4, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras
Yeas:
173
Nays:
89
Paired:
0
Total:
262
Vote 201 — June 10, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras
Yeas:
176
Nays:
93
Paired:
0
Total:
269

Senate

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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
January 29, 2014 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 37) Erin O'Toole (Conservative)
January 29, 2014 Response speech(Sitting 37) Don Davies (NDP)
January 29, 2014 Response speech(Sitting 37) Chrystia Freeland (Liberal)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
June 12, 2014 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 70) Leo Housakos
June 12, 2014 Response speech(Sitting 70) Dennis Dawson (Liberal)

About

Legislative summary

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On 28 January 2014, the Minister of International Trade introduced Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras (Canada–Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act), in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Bill C-20 implements the Free Trade Agreement and the related agreements on environmental and labour cooperation entered into between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and done at Ottawa on November 5, 2013.

The general provisions of the enactment specify that no recourse may be taken on the basis of the provisions of Part 1 of the enactment or any order made under that Part, or the provisions of the Free Trade Agreement or the related agreements themselves, without the consent of the Attorney General of Canada.

Part 1 of the enactment approves the Free Trade Agreement and the related agreements and provides for the payment by Canada of its share of the expenditures associated with the operation of the institutional aspects of the agreements and the power of the Governor in Council to make orders for carrying out the provisions of the enactment.
Part 2 of the enactment amends existing laws in order to bring them into conformity with Canada’s obligations under the Free Trade Agreement and the related agreement on labour cooperation entered into between Canada and the Republic of Honduras.
Part 3 of the enactment contains coordinating amendments and the coming into force provision.

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