Parliamentary Committees

Parliamentary Committees

​​​​​​​​Parliamentary committee​s are appointed by the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia to undertake business on behalf of the Assembly. Committees are comprised of small groups of Private Members who have been appointed by the Legislative Assembly. Committees derive their powers from the House and must report their findings back to the House. Read more about Committees »

Select Standing Committees

 

 

Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services
Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services
Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth
Select Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs
Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services
Select Standing Committee on Health
Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services
Select Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs
Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Select Standing Committee on Health
Select Standing Committee on Education
Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills
Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives
Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth
Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations
Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth
Select Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs
Select Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs
Select Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs
Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations
Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations
Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations
Select Standing Committee on Education
Select Standing Committee on Education
Select Standing Committee on Education
Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives
Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills
Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Select Standing Committee on Health
Aboriginal Affairs
Children and Youth
Crown Corporations
Education
Finance
Health
Legislative Initiatives
Public Accounts
Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills
Aboriginal Affairs
Children and Youth
Crown Corporations
Education
Finance
Legislative Initiatives
Aboriginal Affairs
Children and Youth
Crown Corporations
Education
Public Accounts

Special Committees

 

 

Special Committee to Appoint an Information and Privacy Commissioner
Special Committee of Selection
Special Committee of Selection
Special Committee to Appoint an Information and Privacy Commissioner
Legislative Assembly Management Committee
Special Committee of Selection
Special Committee of Selection
Special Committee of Selection
Special Committee of Selection
Special Committee to Appoint a Merit Commissioner
Special Committee to Appoint an Ombudsperson
Special Committee on Local Elections Expense Limits
Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Special Committee to Review the Independent Investigations Office
Review the Freedom of Information and Protection Act
Merit Commissioner
Selection
Chief Electoral Officer
Review the Freedom of Information and Protection Act
Information and Privacy Commissioner
Selection
Cosmetic Pesticides
Representative for Children and Youth
Selection
Acting Auditor General
Selection
Sustainable Aquaculture
Information and Privacy Commissioner
Selection
Sustainable Aquaculture
Merit Commissioner
Ombudsperson
Representative for Children and Youth
Selection
Sustainable Aquaculture
Conflict of Interest Commissioner
Review the Personal Information Protection Act
Selection
Selection
Review the Police Complaint Process
Selection
Chief Electoral Officer
Police Complaint Commissioner
Review the Police Complaint Process
Selection
Citizens� Assembly on Electoral Reform
Review the Freedom of Information and Protection Act
Merit Commissioner
Ombudsperson
Ombudsperson

Parliamentary committees are activated on a sessional basis and must receive a terms of reference and membership from the Legislative Assembly to begin their work in each new session. On February 14, 2017, the 5th Session of the 40th Parliament of the Legislative Assembly prorogued and the 6th Session opened. Committee activity is expected to resume shortly.

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Special Committees

Committees News

 

 

Consultation Closed: Select Standing Committee on Children and Youthhttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=51Consultation Closed: Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth2017-02-10T08:00:00ZConsultation<p>Pursuant to section 30 (1) of the <em>Representative for Children and Youth Act</em>, the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth must undertake a comprehensive review of the Act or a review of portions of the Act every five years.</p><p>The purpose of the review is to gather public input as to whether the Act is meeting the needs of children, youth and young adults. This is the Committee's third review of the Act.</p><p>The Committee accepted written, audio and video submissions between December 16, 2016 and February 10, 2017.  </p><p>The deadline for submissions has now passed. The Committee thanks contributors for their submissions. The Committee will consider the input received as the review of the Act continues into Spring 2017 and following the provincial general election.  </p>
Annual Review of the Budgets of Statutory Officeshttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=45Annual Review of the Budgets of Statutory Offices2016-12-08T08:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/fgs/Reports/SOReportCover2016.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/fgs/Reports/SSCFGS-40-5_SOReviewReport_2016-12-08.pdf" target="_blank"><p style="text-align:center;">Download Report</p></a><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/fgs/Reports/SSCFGS_Media%20Release_SOReview_2016-12-08.pdf" target="_blank">Download Media Release</a></p>
Legislative Assembly Accountability Report: A Report to British Columbianshttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=43Legislative Assembly Accountability Report: A Report to British Columbians2016-12-07T08:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/lamc/2016AccountabilityReport/LAMC_AccountabilityReport_2015-16.pdf" target="_blank"><img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/lamc/2016AccountabilityReport/LAMC_AccountabilityRpt2015-16.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/lamc/2016AccountabilityReport/LAMC_AccountabilityReport_2015-16.pdf" target="_blank">Download Report</a></p>
Legislative Assembly Accountability Report 2015-16: Summary Reporthttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=42Legislative Assembly Accountability Report 2015-16: Summary Report2016-12-07T08:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/lamc/2016AccountabilityReport/LAMC_AccountabilityReport_2015-16_Summary.pdf"><img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/lamc/2016AccountabilityReport/LAMC_AccountabilityRpt2015-16_Summary.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/lamc/2016AccountabilityReport/LAMC_AccountabilityReport_2015-16_Summary.pdf" target="_blank">Download Summary Report</a></p>
Report on the Budget 2017 Consultationshttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=38Report on the Budget 2017 Consultations2016-11-15T08:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<img class="ms-rteImage-1" src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/fgs/Reports/Finance_PBC_2017.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/fgs/Reports/FGS-2016-11-15-Report_BudgetConsultation.pdf" target="_blank"><p style="text-align:center;">Download Report</p></a><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/fgs/Reports/FGS_2016-11-15-MediaRelease_BudgetConsultation.pdf"><p style="text-align:center;">Download Media Release</p></a><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/fgs/Reports/Budget2017Infographic.pdf">Download Highlights of the Budget Consultations</a></p>
Report of the Special Committee to Appoint a Representative for Children and Youthhttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=37Report of the Special Committee to Appoint a Representative for Children and Youth2016-11-15T08:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/rfcay/report/SC-RCY-Report-2016-11-15.pdf" target="_blank"><img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/rfcay/report/SC-RCY-2016-11-15.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></a> </p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/rfcay/report/SC-RCY-Report-2016-11-15.pdf" target="_blank"><p style="text-align:center;">Download Report</p></a><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/rfcay/report/SC-RCY-MediaRelease-2016-11-15.pdf" target="_blank">Download Media Release</a></p>
The Estimates Process and the Establishment of Select Standing Committees in British Columbiahttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=36The Estimates Process and the Establishment of Select Standing Committees in British Columbia2016-10-31T07:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/parref/SC-ParliamentaryReformReport.gif" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/parref/Rpt-40-5-20PR_EstimatesFinal-20161031.pdf" target="_blank">Download Report</a></p>
Annual Report 2015-16https://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=34Annual Report 2015-162016-10-24T07:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/cay/Report_SSC-CY-40-5-1_2015-2016AnnualReport.pdf" target="_blank"><img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/cay/CYAnnualReport2015-16.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/cay/Report_SSC-CY-40-5-1_2015-2016AnnualReport.pdf" target="_blank">Download Report</a></p>
Report of the Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Acthttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=24Report of the Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act2016-05-11T07:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/foi/Report/SCFIPPA_Report_2016-05-11.pdf"><img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/foi/Report/SCFIPPA-Cover-2016-05-11.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/foi/Report/SCFIPPA_Report_2016-05-11.pdf">Download Report</a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/foi/Report/SCFIPPA_NR_2016-05-11.pdf">Download Media Release</a></p>
Select Standing Committee on Health: Improving End-of-Life Care for British Columbianshttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=23Select Standing Committee on Health: Improving End-of-Life Care for British Columbians2016-05-10T07:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/health/1stReport/SSCHealth-Report-2016-05-10.pdf"><img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/health/1stReport/Cover%20Only.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/health/1stReport/SSCHealth-Report-2016-05-10.pdf">Download Report</a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/5th-session/health/1stReport/SSCHealth-NewsRelease-2016-05-10.pdf">Download Media Release</a></p>

 

 

Consultation Closed: Select Standing Committee on Children and YouthConsultation Closed: Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth

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