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ORDERS OF THE DAY — Continued
No. 26 — Thursday, November 3, 2011 — 1.30 p.m.
(Monday morning only)
1 Ms. Stilwell —
Kids and Concussions.
2 Ms. Trevena —
The Importance of Social Workers.
3 Mr. Howard —
The Importance of Balancing the Budget.
4 Ms. Mungall —
Preparing for the Jobs of the Future.
Second Reading —
Bill (No. M 201) intituled Carbon Neutral Government Repeal Act, 2011, PRINTED. Mr. B. Simpson.
Second Reading —
Bill (No. M 202) intituled Election Finance Amendment Act, 2011, PRINTED. Mr. B. Simpson.
5 Mr. Simons moved —
Be it resolved that this House urges the Government to immediately halt the closure of group homes in British Columbia. (Mr. Howard adjourned the debate.)
14 Mr. Les moved —
Be it resolved that this House support an increase in transparency and accountability to ensure local taxpayers are getting value for money. (Mr. Hawes adjourned the debate.)
1 Ms. Huntington to move —
Be it resolved that this House establish a Special Committee to examine questions and concerns related to the expansion of unconventional gas production in British Columbia and the use of hydraulic fracturing technology.
2 Mr. B. Simpson to move —
Be it resolved that this House recognize the need to consider the cumulative impact of the expansion of oil and gas production in the Northeast of British Columbia on public health and safety, provincial greenhouse gas emissions, landuse management, and watersheds.
3 Mr. Dix to move —
Be it resolved that this House supports the fair and equal treatment of all survivors of Woodlands School.
4 Ms. Popham to move —
Be it resolved that the House urges the Government to act immediately to break down interprovincial barriers so that consumers can take their purchases from British Columbia’s wineries across provincial borders.
6 Ms. Corrigan to move —
Be it resolved that this House urges the Government to conduct a full and comprehensive review of the effect of the Federal Government’s Safe Streets and Communities Act on British Columbia’s judicial and corrections systems, including but not limited to, an accounting of the total financial burden the Act will have on the Province of British Columbia.
7 Mr. Horgan to move —
Be it resolved that this House urges the Government to direct the B.C. Utilities Commission to do a full and comprehensive review of the Smart Metering Program.
8 Mr. Hawes to move —
Be it resolved that this House support the proclamation of an anti-racism day to recognize that the Jewish Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, and more recently, the slaughters in Rwanda and Darfur were the ultimate manifestation of racism.
9 Ms. Trevena to move —
Be it resolved that this House agrees that we have a moral responsibility to children who have been in the care of the government and recognises that developmental disabilities have no age limit.
10 Ms. Trevena to move —
Be it resolved that this House recognises the difficulties faced by children and youth with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder should receive the best supports possible.
11 Ms. Trevena to move —
Be it resolved that this House acknowledges the unacceptably high numbers of Aboriginal children in government care and be it further resolved that this House agrees to work collaboratively to significantly lower those numbers.
12 Ms. Trevena to move —
Be it resolved that this House agrees that children should be protected from exploitation in the workplace.
13 Ms. Trevena to move —
Be it resolved that this House recognises the stigma of mental illness and the particular difficulties faced by young people with mental health problems; be it further resolved that the province should provide the best supports possible.
15 Ms. Popham to move —
Be it resolved that this House amend the list of Select Standing Committees in Standing Order 68 (1) by adding the following:
17 Mr. B. Simpson to move —
Be it resolved that the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia be amended as follows:
1 Section 60A be amended by striking out “Select Standing Committee” wherever it appears and substituting “Standing Committee”.
2 Section 68 be amended by deleting Standing Order 68 and substituting the following:
68 (1) At the commencement of the first Session of a Parliament a Committee of Selection shall be appointed without notice, whose duty it shall be to prepare and report, with all convenient speed, lists of Members to compose the following Standing Committees of the House:
1. Aboriginal Affairs;
3. Finance and Government Services;
5. Public Accounts;
6. Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills;
7. Crown Corporations;
8. Legislative Initiatives;
9. Children and Youth;
10. Natural Resources and Environment.
List of Committees to be posted.
(2) The Clerk of the House shall post a list of the Standing Committees and Special Committees appointed during the Parliament.
3 Section 69, 70, 71, 78A, 80, 105 be amended by striking out “Select Standing” wherever it appears and substituting “Standing”.
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