C-40 , 44th Parliament, 1st session November 22, 2021, to present

An Act to amend the Criminal Code, to make consequential amendments to other Acts and to repeal a regulation (miscarriage of justice reviews)
Short title: Miscarriage of Justice Review Commission Act (David and Joyce Milgaard's Law)
Bill type
House Government Bill


Current status
At report stage in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Committee report presented on February 7, 2024 (House of Commons)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, February 16, 2023
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 16, 2023
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, June 21, 2023
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 12, 2023
Sitting 211
Major speeches
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June 21, 2023
Sitting 218
Agreed to (Journals 218)
2nd reading and referral to committee - JUST
End of stage activity
Committee report presented with amendments, February 7, 2024
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
October 31, 2023
Meeting 81
November 7, 2023
Meeting 83
November 23, 2023
Meeting 84
November 28, 2023
Meeting 85
December 5, 2023
Meeting 87
December 7, 2023
Meeting 88
December 12, 2023
Meeting 89
December 14, 2023
Meeting 90
February 1, 2024
Meeting 92
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 7, 2024
Report stage
No activity
Third reading
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First reading
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Second reading
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Third reading
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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
June 12, 2023 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 211) David Lametti (Liberal)
June 12, 2023 Response speech(Sitting 211) Tako Van Popta (Conservative)


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