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C-479 41st Parliament, 2nd session October 16, 2013, to August 2, 2015

An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims)
Short title: An Act to Bring Fairness for the Victims of Violent Offenders
This bill received royal assent on April 23, 2015

Statutes of Canada 2015, c. 11

Progress

End of stage activity
Reinstated from previous session, October 16, 2013
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, December 10, 2013
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 18, 2013
Sitting 3
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
December 10, 2013
Sitting 34
Agreed to (Journals 34)
2nd reading and referral to committee - SECU
End of stage activity
Committee report presented with amendments, March 5, 2014
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
February 13, 2014
Meeting 11
February 25, 2014
Meeting 12
February 27, 2014
Meeting 13
March 4, 2014
Meeting 14
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 5, 2014
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, May 7, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
April 30, 2014
May 7, 2014
End of stage activity
Third reading, June 4, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 4, 2014
Sitting 96
Agreed to (Journals 96)
3rd reading
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 10, 2014
June 11, 2014
June 12, 2014
June 13, 2014
June 16, 2014
June 17, 2014
June 18, 2014
June 19, 2014
End of stage activity
First reading, September 30, 2014
See explanatory note below
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
September 30, 2014
End of stage activities
Second reading, October 9, 2014
Referral to committee, October 9, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 2, 2014
October 9, 2014
End of stage activity
Committee report presented without amendment, February 19, 2015
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
February 4, 2015
Meeting 58
February 5, 2015
Meeting 59
February 18, 2015
Meeting 60
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 19, 2015
End of stage activity
Third reading, April 2, 2015
Bill passed by the Senate without amendment
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 26, 2015
April 2, 2015

Notes

On June 5, 2014, Bill C-479 received first reading in the Senate.

On June 19, 2014, the bill was adopted at second reading in the Senate and referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.

On September 16, 2014, the Speaker of the Senate tabled a letter from the Speaker of the House of Commons concerning an administrative error in the parchment of Bill C-479 sent to the Senate on June 4, 2014.—Senate Sessional Paper no. 2/41-734S.

On September 25, 2014, the following motion was adopted by the Senate :

That Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims), be withdrawn from the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs and that all proceedings on the bill to date be declared null and void.

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 114 — May 7, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims) (report stage amendment)
Yeas:
275
Nays:
0
Paired:
0
Total:
275
Vote 115 — May 7, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims)
Yeas:
274
Nays:
0
Paired:
0
Total:
274

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
October 18, 2013 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 3) David Sweet (Conservative)
October 18, 2013 Response speech(Sitting 3) Randall Garrison (NDP)
October 18, 2013 Response speech(Sitting 3) Kevin Lamoureux (Liberal)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
June 17, 2014 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 73) Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu (Conservative)
June 19, 2014 Response speech(Sitting 75) George Baker (Liberal)

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