C-20 41st Parliament, 1st session June 2, 2011, to September 13, 2013

An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act
Short title: Fair Representation Act
Bill type
House Government Bill
This bill received royal assent on December 16, 2011

Statutes of Canada 2011, c. 26

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, October 27, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 27, 2011
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, November 3, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 2, 2011
Sitting 42
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
November 3, 2011
Sitting 43
Agreed to (Vote 53)
2nd reading and referral to committee - PROC
End of stage activity
Committee report presented, November 30, 2011
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
November 15, 2011
Meeting 9
November 17, 2011
Meeting 10
November 22, 2011
Meeting 11
November 24, 2011
Meeting 12
November 29, 2011
Meeting 13
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 30, 2011
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, December 12, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 6, 2011
December 9, 2011
December 12, 2011
End of stage activity
Third reading, December 13, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 13, 2011
Sitting 66
Agreed to (Vote 103)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, December 13, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 13, 2011
End of stage activities
Second reading, December 13, 2011
Referral to committee, December 13, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 13, 2011
Sitting 41
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
End of stage activity
Committee report presented, December 15, 2011
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
December 14, 2011
Meeting 21
December 15, 2011
Meeting 22
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 15, 2011
End of stage activity
Third reading, December 16, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 16, 2011

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 52 — November 3, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
Time allocation for Bill C-20, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act
Yeas:
153
Nays:
119
Paired:
0
Total:
272
Vote 53 — November 3, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-20, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act
Yeas:
151
Nays:
86
Paired:
0
Total:
237
Vote 99 — December 7, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
Time allocation for Bill C-20, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act
Yeas:
147
Nays:
121
Paired:
0
Total:
268
Vote 100 — December 12, 2011
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-20, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act (report stage amendment)
Yeas:
95
Nays:
186
Paired:
0
Total:
281
Vote 101 — December 12, 2011
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-20, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act (report stage amendment)
Yeas:
95
Nays:
186
Paired:
0
Total:
281
Vote 102 — December 12, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-20, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act
Yeas:
154
Nays:
127
Paired:
0
Total:
281
Vote 103 — December 13, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-20, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act
Yeas:
154
Nays:
131
Paired:
0
Total:
285

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
November 2, 2011 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 42) Vic Toews (Conservative)
November 2, 2011 Response speech(Sitting 42) Alexandrine Latendresse (NDP)
November 2, 2011 Response speech(Sitting 42) Stéphane Dion (Liberal)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
December 13, 2011 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 41) Claude Carignan (Conservative)
December 13, 2011 Response speech(Sitting 41) Dennis Dawson (Liberal)

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