S-228 , 44th Parliament, 1st session November 22, 2021, to present

An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (property qualifications of Senators)
Short title: Constitution Act, 2021 (property qualifications of Senators)
Bill type
Senate Public Bill


Current status
At second reading in the Senate
Latest activity
Debate at second reading on April 27, 2023 (Senate)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, November 25, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 25, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 24, 2022
Sitting 28
Major speeches
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April 7, 2022
Sitting 34
Major speeches
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May 19, 2022
September 22, 2022
April 27, 2023
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

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Speaker's rulings and statements

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Major speeches at second reading


Speech date Speech Senator
March 24, 2022 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 28) Dennis Glen Patterson (Canadian Senators Group)
April 7, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 34) Paula Simons (Independent Senators Group)


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