C-229 42nd Parliament, 1st session December 3, 2015, to September 11, 2019

An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts (life sentences)
Short title: Life Means Life Act
Bill type
Private Member’s Bill
This bill was defeated at second reading in the House of Commons on September 21, 2016

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, February 24, 2016
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 24, 2016
Placed on the order of precedence on February 26, 2016
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
May 19, 2016
Sitting 59
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
June 17, 2016
September 21, 2016
Sitting 78
Negatived (Vote 107)
2nd reading and referral to committee - JUST
Consideration in committee
Not reached
Report stage
Not reached
Third reading
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Senate

First reading
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Second reading
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Third reading
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Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 107 — September 21, 2016
Result:
Negatived
2nd reading of Bill C-229, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts (life sentences)
Yeas:
81
Nays:
211
Paired:
0
Total:
292

Senate

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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
May 19, 2016 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 59) Ron Liepert (Conservative)
May 19, 2016 Response speech(Sitting 59) Sean Casey (Liberal)
May 19, 2016 Response speech(Sitting 59) Karine Trudel (NDP)

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