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

Special Committees

 

 

Legislative Assembly Management Committee
Special Committee of Selection
Special Committee of Selection
Legislative Assembly Management Committee
Special Committee of Selection
Special Committee to Review the Independent Investigations Office
Special Committee to Review the Independent Investigations Office
Special Committee to Appoint an Auditor General
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
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

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Committees News

 

 

Budget 2018 Consultationshttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=61Budget 2018 Consultations2017-09-22T07:00:00ZConsultation<p>Visit the Committee's <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> <a href="https://consultations.leg.bc.ca/Submission/Create?cons=Budget2018">consultation portal</a></span> to register for a public hearing, make a written, audio or video submission, or complete an online survey. Staff from the Parliamentary Committees Office are available to assist with the registration and submission process: 250-356-2933 (or toll free in BC 1-877-428-8337). The consultation will close at <strong>5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017</strong>.</p><p> The <a href="/parliamentary-business/committees/41stparliament-2ndsession-fgs" style="text-decoration:underline;">Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services</a> invites British Columbians to participate in their Budget 2018 Consultation. Pursuant to the <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> </span> <a href="http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/complete/statreg/00023_01" style="text-decoration:underline;"> <em>Budget Transparency and Accountability Act</em></a>, the consultation period opens with the release of the <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/2nd-session/2018_Budget_Consultation.pdf" style="text-decoration:underline;">Budget 2018 Consultation Paper</a> by the Minister of Finance. </p><p> The Committee will hold public hearings in the following communities and will also offer video/teleconference opportunities for some additional communities: </p><ul><li>Vancouver (Sept. 25) </li><li>Victoria (Oct. 2) </li><li>Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, Smithers and Terrace* (Oct. 4) </li><li>Surrey (Oct. 6) </li><li>Richmond (Oct. 6) </li><li>Prince George (Oct. 10) </li><li>Williams Lake (Oct. 11) </li><li>Castlegar (Oct. 11) </li><li>Cranbrook (Oct. 12) </li><li>Kamloops (Oct. 12) </li><li>Kelowna (Oct. 13) </li><li>Nanaimo (Oct. 13) </li></ul><p>*Video/teleconference opportunities</p><p>Prior to participating at a public hearing or sending a submission, please review our <a href="/content-committees/Pages/Privacy-Policy.aspx">Privacy Policy</a>. All submissions to parliamentary committees are considered public documents and can be made available upon request to interested parties following the release of the report.</p>
Report of the Special Committee to Appoint an Information and Privacy Commissionerhttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=53Report of the Special Committee to Appoint an Information and Privacy Commissioner2017-03-16T07:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/6th-session/ipc/IPC_Report_2017-03-16.pdf" target="_blank"><img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/6th-session/ipc/IPC_Report_2017-03-16.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/6th-session/ipc/IPC_Report_2017-03-16.pdf">Download Report</a></p>
Looking Forward: Improving Rural Health Care, Primary Care, and Addiction Recovery Programshttps://www.leg.bc.ca/content/Lists/CommitteesNews/DispForm.aspx?ID=52Looking Forward: Improving Rural Health Care, Primary Care, and Addiction Recovery Programs2017-03-01T08:00:00ZNews Category 1<p style="text-align:center;">​<img src="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/6th-session/health/Health_20170301-ReportCover.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/6th-session/health/Health_20170301_Report_LookingForward.pdf" target="_blank"><p style="text-align:center;">Download Report</p></a><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/6th-session/health/Health_20170301-MediaRelease.pdf" target="_blank"><p style="text-align:center;">Download Media Release</p></a><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/6th-session/health/Health_20170301_SummaryInfographic.pdf" target="_blank">Download Report Highlights</a></p>
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>

 

 

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