LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ONTARIO
ASSEMBLÉE LÉGISLATIVE DE L'ONTARIO
Monday 31 May 2004 Lundi 31 mai 2004
The House met at 1845.
ORDERS OF THE DAY
Hon Dwight Duncan (Minister of Energy, Government House Leader): On a point of order, Mr Speaker: May I have unanimous consent for a two-minute recess to meet with the chief opposition whip and with the representative of the New Democratic Party?
The Acting Speaker (Mr Joseph N. Tascona): Agreed? So be it; a two-minute recess.
The House recessed from 1846 to 1848.
Hon Mr Duncan: On a point of order, Mr Speaker: I request unanimous consent for another five-minute recess to allow for further discussion.
The Acting Speaker: Agreed? Agreed.
The House recessed from 1849 to 1854.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS AMENDMENT ACT
(FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE), 2004 /
LOI DE 2004 MODIFIANT LA LOI
SUR LES NORMES D'EMPLOI
POUR RAISON MÉDICALE)
Resuming the debate adjourned on April 29, 2004, on the motion for second reading of Bill 56, An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 in respect of family medical leave and other matters / Projet de loi 56, Loi modifiant la Loi de 2000 sur les normes d'emploi en ce qui concerne le congé familial pour raison médicale et d'autres questions.
The Acting Speaker (Mr Joseph N. Tascona): Further debate? Seeing no further debate, Mr Bentley has moved second reading of Bill 56. Is it the pleasure of the House the motion carry? Carried.
Shall the bill be ordered for third reading? Agreed. The bill is therefore ordered for third reading.
Orders of the day?
Hon Dwight Duncan (Minister of Energy, Government House Leader): Speaker, I move adjournment of the House.
The Acting Speaker: The government House leader has moved adjournment of the House. Is it the pleasure of the House that the motion carry? It's carried. This House stands adjourned until 1:30 pm tomorrow.
The House adjourned at 1856.