C-50 41st Parliament, 2nd session October 16, 2013, to August 2, 2015

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act
Short title: Citizen Voting Act
Bill type
House Government Bill

Summary

Current status
At consideration in committee in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Second reading and referral to committee on May 4, 2015 (House of Commons)

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, December 10, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 10, 2014
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, May 4, 2015
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 3, 2015
Sitting 168
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
May 1, 2015
May 4, 2015
Sitting 206
Agreed to (Vote 393)
2nd reading and referral to committee - PROC
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
May 7, 2015
Meeting 81
May 12, 2015
Meeting 82
May 26, 2015
Meeting 83
May 28, 2015
Meeting 84
June 2, 2015
Meeting 85
Report stage
Not reached
Third reading
Not reached

Senate

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

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 390 — April 30, 2015
Result:
Agreed To
Time allocation for Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act
Yeas:
132
Nays:
75
Paired:
0
Total:
207
Vote 393 — May 4, 2015
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act
Yeas:
142
Nays:
106
Paired:
0
Total:
248

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
February 3, 2015 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 168) Pierre Poilievre (Conservative)
February 3, 2015 Response speech(Sitting 168) Craig Scott (NDP)
February 3, 2015 Response speech(Sitting 168) Scott Simms (Liberal)

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