S-221 , 42nd Parliament, 1st session December 3, 2015, to September 11, 2019

An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (Property qualifications of Senators)
Short title: Constitution Act, 2016 (Property qualifications of Senators)
Bill type
Senate Public Bill


Current status
At second reading in the Senate
Latest activity
Debate at second reading on June 14, 2018 (Senate)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, March 10, 2016
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 10, 2016
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 24, 2016
Sitting 24
Major speeches
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June 1, 2016
October 26, 2016
Sitting 66
Major speeches
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October 27, 2016
December 7, 2016
March 2, 2017
May 2, 2017
October 26, 2017
December 12, 2017
April 19, 2018
June 14, 2018
Third reading
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House of Commons

First reading
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Second reading
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Consideration in committee
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Report stage
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Third reading
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Recorded votes

House of Commons

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Speaker's rulings and statements

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Major speeches at second reading


Speech date Speech Senator
March 24, 2016 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 24) Dennis Glen Patterson (Conservative)
October 26, 2016 Response speech(Sitting 66) Joan Fraser (Liberal)


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