Official Records for 24 November 2014

No. 31

No 31

Votes and Proceedings

Procès-verbaux

Legislative Assembly
of Ontario

Assemblée législative
de l’Ontario

Monday

November 24, 2014

Lundi

24 novembre 2014

1st Session,
41st Parliament

1re session
41e législature

PRAYERS
PRIÈRES
10:30 A.M.
10 H 30

The Speaker addressed the House:-

Le Président s'adresse à l'Assemblée :-

A vacancy has occurred in the membership of the House by reason of the resignation of Joe Cimino as the Member for the Electoral District of Sudbury, effective November 20, 2014 (Sessional Paper No. 79).

Accordingly, I have issued my warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for a by-election.

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS ORALES

The House recessed at 11:42 a.m.

À 11 h 42, l’Assemblée a suspendu la séance.

1:00 P.M.
13 H

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

DÉPÔT DES PROJETS DE LOI

The following Bills were introduced and read the first time:-

Les projets de loi suivants sont présentés et lus une première fois :-

Bill 45, An Act to enhance public health by enacting the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014 and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2014 and by amending the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. Hon. Ms. Damerla.

Projet de loi 45, Loi visant à améliorer la santé publique par l’édiction de la Loi de 2014 pour des choix santé dans les menus et de la Loi de 2014 sur les cigarettes électroniques et la modification de la Loi favorisant un Ontario sans fumée. L’hon. Mme Damerla.

Bill 46, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act in respect of off-road vehicles. Mr. Vanthof.

Projet de loi 46, Loi modifiant le Code de la route en ce qui concerne les véhicules tout terrain. M. Vanthof.

MOTIONS

MOTIONS

With unanimous consent,

Avec le consentement unanime,

On motion by Mr. Gravelle,

Sur la motion de M. Gravelle,

Ordered, That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 19, 22 and 23 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

Il est ordonné que l’obligation de donner avis fasse l’objet d’une exemption pour les billets de députés numéro 19, 22 et 23 dans l’ordre de priorité des affaires d’intérêt public émanant des députés.

With unanimous consent,

Avec le consentement unanime,

On motion by Mr. Gravelle,

Sur la motion de M. Gravelle,

Ordered, That, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated November 18, 2014, the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet for up to 8 days between January 19 and 30, 2015, in order to conduct the 2015 Pre-Budget consultations.

PETITIONS

PÉTITIONS

Repealing the Green Energy Act, 2009 (Sessional Paper No. P-1) Mr. Walker.

Ontario Dementia Plan (Sessional Paper No. P-2) Miss Taylor.

ServiceOntario counters in Northern Ontario (Sessional Paper No. P-36) Mr. Mantha.

Regulation 316/03 (Sessional Paper No. P-37) Mme Gélinas.

Algoma Power delivery fees (Sessional Paper No. P-40) Mr. Mantha.

Population-based legal services funding (Sessional Paper No. P-45) Mr. Delaney.

Exempting old vehicle collectors from Drive Clean testing (Sessional Paper No. P-47) Mr. Clark.

WSIB coverage for staff at youth corrections agencies (Sessional Paper No. P-55) Miss Taylor.

A Patient Ombudsman (Sessional Paper No. P-63) Ms. Wong.

Youth unemployment and work-integrated learning (WIL) (Sessional Paper No. P-96) Ms. Sattler.

Aviation fuel tax (Sessional Paper No. P-97) Mr. Harris and Mr. Walker.

The Cheltenham Badlands (Sessional Paper No. P-98) Ms. Jones.

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Ms. Matthews moved,

Mme Matthews propose,

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 21, An Act to safeguard health care integrity by enacting the Voluntary Blood Donations Act, 2014 and by amending certain statutes with respect to the regulation of pharmacies and other matters concerning regulated health professions, 2014, when the Bill is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Second Reading stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Social Policy; and,

That the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet on Monday, December 1, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Tuesday, December 2, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and

That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 21:

• Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire;

• Witnesses are scheduled on a first-come first-served basis;

• Each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from committee members;

• The deadline for written submissions is 6:00 p.m. on the second day of public hearings;

That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.

That the Committee be authorized to meet on Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill;

On Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto. Any division required shall be deferred until all remaining questions have been put and taken in succession with one 20-minute waiting period allowed pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and

That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Monday, December 8, 2014. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and

That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Social Policy, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be Ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and

That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, two hours shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and

The votes on Second and Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and

That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Debate arose and after some time,

Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps,

Mr. Clark moved,

M. Clark propose,

That the motion be amended by adding the following after the second paragraph: "That the Committee be authorized to hold public hearings in the following locations: Hamilton, Guelph, Ottawa, Kitchener, London, Windsor and Sudbury;" and

That, the fourth bullet point in the 3rd paragraph be amended by deleting the word "second" and substituting "eighth"; and

That, the 4th paragraph be amended by deleting "Wednesday, December 3, 2014" and substituting the "first week day following the completion of public hearings;" and

That, the 5th paragraph be amended by deleting "Thursday, December 4, 2014" and substituting "the second week day following the completion of public hearings;" and

That, the 6th paragraph be amended by deleting "Thursday, December 4, 2014" and substituting "that day;" and

That, the 7th paragraph be amended by deleting "no later than Monday, December 8, 2014" and substituting "the first sessional day following completion of clause by clause."

Debate resumed and after some time,

Le débat reprend et après quelque temps,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Vote deferred on request of the Chief Whip of the Official Opposition.

Le vote est différé par requête du Whip en chef de l’Opposition.

Second Reading of Bill 7, An Act to enact the Burden Reduction Reporting Act, 2014 and the Partnerships for Jobs and Growth Act, 2014.

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 7, Loi édictant la Loi de 2014 sur l'obligation de faire rapport concernant la réduction des fardeaux administratifs et la Loi de 2014 sur les partenariats pour la création d'emplois et la croissance.

Debate resumed and after some time the House adjourned at 5:52 p.m.

Le débat reprend et après quelque temps, à 17 h 52, la Chambre a ajourné ses travaux.

le président

Dave Levac

Speaker

PETITIONS TABLED PURSUANT TO
STANDING ORDER 39(a)

PÉTITIONS DÉPOSÉES CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE
39a) DU RÈGLEMENT

Closure of Kemptville and Alfred campuses (Sessional Paper No. P-7) (Tabled November 24, 2014) Mr. Clark.

Affordable and reliable electricity (Sessional Paper No. P-11) (Tabled November 24, 2014) Mr. Clark.

Drive Clean program (Sessional Paper No. P-14) (Tabled November 24, 2014) Mr. Clark.

Exempting old vehicle collectors from Drive Clean testing (Sessional Paper No. P-47) (Tabled November 24, 2014) Mr. Clark.

SESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 40

DOCUMENTS PARLEMENTAIRES DÉPOSÉS CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE 40 DU RÈGLEMENT

COMPENDIA:

Bill 45, An Act to enhance public health by enacting the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014 and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2014 and by amending the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (No. 81) (Tabled November 24, 2014).

Certificate pursuant to Standing Order 108(f)(1) re intended appointments dated November 21, 2014 (No. 80) (Tabled November 21, 2014).

RESPONSES TO WRITTEN QUESTIONS

RÉPONSES AUX QUESTIONS ÉCRITES

Final Answers to Question Number: 19 and 45.

RESPONSES TO PETITIONS

RÉPONSES AUX PÉTITIONS

Apraxia Awareness Day (Sessional Paper No. P-29):

(Tabled July 10, 15, 17, 22; October 28, 2014) Mr. Colle.

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