Follow the progress of legislation brought forward in 2016:
– http://www.assembly.nl.ca/business/bills/ga48session1.htm

Read the existing laws of Newfoundland and Labrador:
– http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/titleindex.htm

 

Below is a list of the 2016 Bills with links to the Bills and the related debates, noting the places where PC Caucus Members spoke

 

Bill 1 (2016): Independent Appointments Commission Act
March 10 (Second Reading commenced): Steve Kent
March 21 (Second Reading concluded): David Brazil, Kevin Parsons, Tracey Perry, Paul Davis
May 16 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded): various speakers and amendments (night sitting: Hansard delayed)
May 16 (Third Reading commenced and concluded): various (night sitting: Hansard delayed)
– Bill passed May 16

 

Bill 2 (2016): Interim Supply Act, 2016
March 15: Kevin Parsons, Tracey Perry, Keith Hutchings, Steve Kent (twice)
March 17: Tracey Perry, Barry Petten, Kevin Parsons, David Brazil, Paul Davis, Kevin Parsons
– Bill passed March 17

 

Bill 3 (2016): Parliamentary Assistant and Parliamentary Secretaries Act (Amdt)
May 9 (Second Reading commenced and concluded): Steve Kent, Kevin Parsons
May 9 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded): Steve Kent
May 10 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed May 10

 

Bill 4 (2016): Financial Administration Act (Amdt)
April 11 (Second Reading commenced and concluded): Keith Hutchings
April 11 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded)
April 12 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed April 12

 

Bill 5 (2016): Interprovincial Subpoena Act (Amdt)
April 11 (Second Reading commenced and concluded): Paul Davis
April 11 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded)
April 12 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed April 12

 

Bill 6 (2016): Professional Fish Harvesters Act
May 3 (Second Reading commenced and concluded): Kevin Parsons
May 3 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded)
May 5 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed May 5

 

Bill 7 (2016): Vital Statistics Act, 2009
April 12 (Second Reading commenced and concluded): Kevin Parsons, Steve Kent
April 12 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded): Kevin Parsons, Paul Davis
April 13 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed April 13

 

Bill 8 (2016): Change of Name Act, 2009 (Amdt)
April 12 (Second Reading commenced and concluded): Kevin Parsons, Steve Kent
April 12 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded)
April 13 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed April 13

 

Bill 9 (2016): Loan Act, 2015 (Amdt)
March 22: Paul Davis, Kevin Parsons, Paul Davis
– Bill passed March 22

 

Bill 10 (2016): Loan Act, 2016
April 28: Various speakers
– Bill passed April 28

 

Bill 11 (2016): Supply (Budget 2016) and the Budget Motion
April 14

Debate on main budget motion:
April 18: Keith Hutchings
April 19: Paul Davis (moves an amendment of non-confidence)

Debate on non-confidence amendment:
April 19: Paul Davis
April 21: Steve Kent (moves a sub-amendment)

Debate on sub-amendment to non-confidence amendment:
April 21: Steve Kent, Kevin Parsons, Barry Petten
April 26: Paul Davis, David Brazil (sub-amendment defeated)

Debate on non-confidence amendment resumes:
April 26: Kevin Parsons
May 2: Barry Petten, Keith Hutchings, David Brazil, Tracey Perry (amendment defeated)

Debate on main budget motion resumes:
May 3: Kevin Parsons, Barry Petten, David Brazil
May 5: Steve Kent

Committee of the Whole on Supply to consider the following heads of expenditure: (1) Contingency Reserve; (2) Consolidated Fund Services; (3) the following activities of the Executive Council including the Lieutenant Governor’s Establishment, Office of the Executive Council, Intergovernmental Affairs, Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs, and the Legislature:
May 12: Keith Hutchings

[To be updated with respect to concurrence debates, etc. Some night sitting Hansards are not yet available.]

 

Budget documents

(On the government website)

 

Bill 12 (2016): Highway Traffic Act (Amdt)
May 10 (Second Reading commenced and concluded): Kevin Parsons, Paul Davis, Barry Petten
May 10 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded): Paul Davis, Kevin Parsons
May 12 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)

 

Bill 13 (2016): Income Tax Act, 2000 (Amdt.) (Taxes On Personal Income)

 

Bill 14 (2016): Income Tax Act, 2000 No. 2 (Amdt.) (Deficit Reduction Levy On Taxable Income)

 

Bill 15 (2016): Income Tax Act, 2000 No. 3 (Amdt.) (Taxes On Corporate Income)
May 19
– Bill passed May 19

 

Bill 16 (2016): Income Tax Act, 2000 No. 4 (Amdt.) (Taxes On Capital Income)
May 19
– Bill passed May 19

 

Bill 17 (2016): Income Tax Act, 2000 No. 5 (Amdt.)

 

Bill 18 (2016): Revenue Administration Act (Amdt.) (Taxes On Used Vehicles)
May 19
– Bill passed May 19

 

Bill 19 (2016): Revenue Administration Act No. 2 (Amdt.) (Taxes On Insurance Premiums)

 

Bill 20 (2016): Revenue Administration Act No. 3 (Amdt.) (Taxes On Gasoline)

 

Bill 21 (2016): Revenue Administration Act No. 4 (Amdt.) (Taxes On Insurance Companies)
May 19
– Bill passed May 19

 

Bill 22 (2016): Revenue Administration Act No. 5 (Amdt.) (Taxes On Tobacco)

 

Bill 23 (2016): Revenue Administration Act No. 6 (Amdt.)

 

Bill 24 (2016): Insured Medical And Hospital Services In The Province (New)
May 3 (Second Reading commenced and concluded) various
May 3 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded)
May 5 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed May 5

 

Bill 25 (2016): Hearing Aid Practitioners Act (Amdt.)
May 9 (Second Reading commenced and concluded) various
May 9 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded)
May 10 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed May 10

 

Bill 26 (2016): Loan and Guarantee Act, 1957 (Amdt.)
May 10 (Motion): Keith Hutchings, Steve Kent
May 10 (Second Reading commenced and concluded)
May 10 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded)
May 10 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)
– Bill passed May 10

 

Bill 27 (2016): Statutory Offices of the House of Assembly Amendment Act (Amdt.)
May 17 (Second Reading commenced and concluded): Keith Hutchings, Steve Kent
May 17 (Committee Stage commenced and concluded)
May 19 (Third Reading commenced and concluded)

 

Bill 28 (2016): Pensions Funding Act and the Teachers’ Pensions Act (Amdt.)

 

Bill 29 (2016): College Act, 1996 (Amdt.)

 

Motion to appoint Members’ Compensation Review Committee
May 12 (Motion debate commenced and concluded): Paul Davis

 

Address in Reply (2016)
March 22
April 11: Barry Petten
April 12

 

 

 

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