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Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills

 

 

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Welcome

​The Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills is one of 10 permanent committees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. The Committee considers private bills referred to it by the Legislative Assembly, as provided by Standing Order 105.

On April 25, 2024, the Legislative Assembly agreed that the revision of the Civil Forfeiture Act (S.B.C. 2005, c. 29) be presented to the Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills for examination and recommendation pursuant to the Statute Revision Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 440). The Committee released its report on the revision on May 8, 2024.

On May 1, 2024, the Legislative Assembly referred Bill (No. Pr 401) Vancouver Foundation Act to the Committee for consideration. The Committee released its report on Bill (No. Pr 401) on May 8, 2024.

Terms of Reference

On April 25, 2024, the Legislative Assembly agreed that the revision of the Civil Forfeiture Act (S.B.C. 2005, c. 29) be presented to the Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills for examination and recommendation pursuant to section 3 and 4 of the Statute Revision Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 440).

That, in addition to the powers previously conferred upon the Select Standing Committees of the House, the Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills be empowered to:

  1. appoint of its number one or more subcommittees and to refer to such subcommittees any of the matters referred to the Committee and to delegate to the subcommittees all or any of its powers except the power to report directly to the House;

  2. sit during a period in which the House is adjourned, during the recess after prorogation until the next following Session and during any sitting of the House;

  3. adjourn from place to place as may be convenient; and,

  4. retain personnel as required to assist the Committee.

That the Committee report to the House as soon as possible, and that during a period of adjournment, the Committee deposit its reports with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, and upon resumption of the sittings of the House, or in the next following Session, as the case may be, the Chair present all reports to the House.

Contact Information

​Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills
c/o Parliamentary Committees Office
Room 224, Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4
Canada

Phone: 250-356-2933 (collect) or 1-877-428-8337 (toll-free)
Fax: 250-356-8172
Email: ClerkComm@leg.bc.ca

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https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-reports/1462024-05-08T07:00:00Z<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/5th-session/parref/Report_Civil-Forfeiture-Act_2024-05.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />PDF</a>1Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills
https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-reports/1472024-05-08T07:00:00Z<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/5th-session/parref/Report_Bill-401_Vancouver-Foundation-Act_2024-05.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />PDF</a>1Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills

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