C-279 41st Parliament, 2nd session October 16, 2013, to August 2, 2015

An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code (gender identity)
Bill type
Private Member’s Bill


Current status
At report stage in the Senate
Latest activity
Debate at consideration of committee report on June 9, 2015 (Senate)


End of stage activity
Reinstated from previous session, October 16, 2013
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 16, 2013
Sitting 1
Agreed to (Journals 1)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, October 17, 2013
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 17, 2013
End of stage activities
Second reading, June 5, 2014
Referral to committee, June 5, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 26, 2013
February 4, 2014
April 9, 2014
June 5, 2014
Sitting 67
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
End of stage activity
Committee report presented with amendments, February 26, 2015
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
October 2, 2014
Meeting 42
October 9, 2014
Meeting 44
February 25, 2015
Meeting 62
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 26, 2015
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 10, 2015
March 31, 2015
May 12, 2015
June 9, 2015
Third reading
Not reached


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Speaker's rulings and statements

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Major speeches at second reading


Speech date Speech Senator
February 5, 2014 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 32) Grant Mitchell (Liberal)
June 5, 2014 Response speech(Sitting 67) Donald Neil Plett (Conservative)


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