Government motions

42nd Parliament, 1st Session

A motion is a proposal an MPP makes that requires a decision from the House. The House may discuss the motion before it makes a decision. The House can agree to the motion, disagree to the motion, or amend the motion.

Here you will find the current version, stages, and outcome of motions proposed by ministers during the current session of Parliament.

 

Moved without notice Ms. MacLeod (Nepean)

That Members be allowed to collect donations for the Shoebox Project, to help women impacted by homelessness and fleeing violence, in their offices and constituency offices for the remainder of the fall legislative sitting.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 12, 2018Lisa MacLeodmoved-
motionNovember 12, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the House pay tribute in respect of Remembrance Day.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 1, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionNovember 1, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 15 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 47, An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 and make complementary amendments to other Acts, 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 That, the vote on Second Reading may not be deferred pursuant to Standing Orders 9(c) or 28(h); and That, at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs; and That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for 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 47: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018; and • That, the Clerk of the Committee provide a list of all interested presenters to each member of the Sub-committee or their designate following the deadline for requests to appear by 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018; and • That, each member of the Sub-committee or their designate provide the Clerk of the Committee with a prioritized list of presenters to be scheduled, chosen from the list of all interested presenters received by the Clerk, by 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018; and • That each witness will receive up to five minutes for their presentation followed by ten minutes for questions divided equally amongst the recognized parties; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018; and That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs shall be authorized to meet on Monday, November 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 5:30 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, November 20, 2018. 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 Finance and Economic Affairs, 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, notwithstanding Standing Order 81(c), the Bill may be called more than once in the same sessional day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, two hours of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with fifty minutes allotted to the Government; forty minutes allotted to Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition; fifteen minutes to the Independent Liberal Members, and fifteen minutes allotted to the Independent Green Member; and That 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 That, except in the case of a recorded division arising from morning Orders of the Day pursuant to Standing Order 9(c), no deferral of the Third Reading vote shall be permitted; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 10 minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 1, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionNovember 1, 2018-debated-
amendmentNovember 1, 2018Teresa Armstrongmoved-
amendmentNovember 1, 2018-debated-
amendmentNovember 1, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
amendmentNovember 12, 2018-votelost on division
motionNovember 12, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated October 25, 2018, the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet until 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 for public hearings on Bill 32, An Act to amend the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 30, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 30, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 14 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 32, An Act to amend the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, 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 That, the vote on Second Reading may not be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on General Government; and That the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 and Monday, November 12, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for 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 32: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018; and • That, the Clerk of the Committee provide a list of all interested presenters to each member of the Sub-committee and their designate following the deadline for requests to appear by 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018; and • That, each member of the Sub-committee or their designate provide the Clerk of the Committee with a prioritized list of presenters to be scheduled, chosen from the list of all interested presenters received by the Clerk by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2018; and • That each witness will receive up to ten minutes for their presentation followed by ten minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 12, 2018; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018; and That the Standing Committee on General Government shall be authorized to meet on Monday, November 19, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 5:30 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, November 20, 2018. 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 General Government, 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, notwithstanding Standing Order 81(c), the Bill may be called for Third Reading more than once in the same sessional day; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 10 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 25, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 25, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 25, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionOctober 25, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 13 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 34, An Act to repeal the Green Energy Act, 2009 and to amend the Electricity Act, 1998, the Environmental Protection Act, the Planning Act and various other statutes, 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 That, the vote on Second Reading may not be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, 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, October 29, 2018 and Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for 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 34: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018; and • That, the Clerk of the Committee provide a list of all interested presenters to each member of the Sub-committee and their designate following the deadline for requests to appear by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018; and • That, each member of the Sub-committee or their designate provide the Clerk of the Committee with a prioritized list of presenters to be scheduled, chosen from the list of all interested presenters received by the Clerk, by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018; and • That each witness will receive up to ten minutes for their presentation followed by ten minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2018; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5, 2018; and That the Standing Committee on Social Policy shall be authorized to meet on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 5:30 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, November 13, 2018. 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, notwithstanding Standing Order 81(c), the Bill may be called for Third Reading more than once in the same sessional day; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 10 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 23, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 23, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 24, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 24, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionOctober 24, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 12 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House, when the Order of the Day is called for resuming the adjourned debate on Government Order Number 4, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Order and any amendments thereto; and That, except in the case of a recorded division arising from morning Orders of the Day pursuant to Standing Order 9(c), no deferral of the vote shall be permitted; and That, in the case of any division related to Government Order Number 4, the division bell shall be limited to 10 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 18, 2018Peter Bethlenfalvymoved-
motionOctober 18, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 18, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motionOctober 22, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated October 3, 2018, the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to sit until 6:30 p.m. tonight.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 17, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 17, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 11 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House, when the Order of the Day is called for resuming the adjourned debate on the amendment to the amendment to Government Order Number 4, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the amendment to the amendment, and the amendment to the motion (as amended, if applicable), which questions shall be decided without further debate or amendment; and That, except in the case of a recorded division arising from morning Orders of the Day pursuant to Standing Order 9(c), no deferral of the vote on the amendment to the amendment or the amendment to the motion (as amended, if applicable), shall be permitted; and That, in the case of any division on the amendment to the amendment, and the amendment to the motion (as amended, if applicable), the division bell shall be limited to 10 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 16, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 16, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 16, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionOctober 16, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That Standing Order 98(e) be suspended for today’s consideration of Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 4, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 4, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 10 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 36, An Act to enact a new Act and make amendments to various other Acts respecting the use and sale of cannabis and vapour products in Ontario, 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 That, 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 Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Friday, October 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for 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 36: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018; and • That, the Clerk of the Committee provide a list of all interested presenters to each member of the Sub-committee following the deadline for requests to appear by 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday October 9, 2018; and • That, each member of the Sub-committee provide the Clerk of the Committee with a prioritized list of presenters to be scheduled, chosen from the list of all interested presenters received by the Clerk, by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday October 9, 2018; and • That each witness will receive up to ten minutes for their presentation followed by ten minutes for questions divided equally amongst the recognized parties; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018; and That the Standing Committee on Social Policy shall be authorized to meet on Monday, October 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 5:30 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, October 16, 2018. 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 of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with fifty minutes allotted to the Government; fifty minutes allotted to Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition; ten minutes to the Independent Liberal Members, and ten minutes allotted to the Independent Green Member; and That 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 That, notwithstanding Standing Order 81(c), the Bill may be called more than once in the same sessional day; and That, except in the case of a recorded division arising from morning Orders of the Day pursuant to Standing Order 9(c), no deferral of the Second Reading or Third Reading vote shall be permitted; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 10 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 3, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 3, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 3, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionOctober 3, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 113, the membership of the Select Committee on Financial Transparency be appointed as follows: Mr. Baber, Mr. Downey, Mrs. Martin, Ms. Park, Mr. Romano, Mr. Sarkaria, Ms. Fife, Ms. Shaw, Mr. Vanthof.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 2, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 2, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario should call on the Federal Government to reverse their decision to transfer Terri-Lynne McClintic, who was convicted of the kidnapping, rape and murder of 8 year old Victoria Stafford, from the maximum-security Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 1, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 1, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, the schedule of the House for Tuesday, October 2, 2018 as set out in standing order 8(a), be revised by substituting “1:00 p.m.” and “1:05 p.m.” for “3:00 p.m.” and “3:05 p.m.,” respectively.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 1, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionOctober 1, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 1, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 9 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 4, An Act respecting the preparation of a climate change plan, providing for the wind down of the cap and trade program and repealing the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016, 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 That, at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on General Government; and That the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Monday, October 15, 2018 and Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for 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 4: That the deadline for requests to appear be 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018; and That, the Clerk of the Committee provide a list of all interested presenters to each member of the subcommittee and the independent member of the Committee, following the deadline for requests to appear by 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday October 9, 2018; and That, each member of the subcommittee and the independent member of the Committee provide the Clerk of the Committee with a prioritized list of presenters to be scheduled, chosen from the list of all interested presenters received by the Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2018; and That, one selection of the independent member of the Committee be scheduled by the Clerk of the Committee for each day of public hearings. That each witness will receive up to ten minutes for their presentation followed by ten minutes for questions from Committee members with two minutes allotted to the independent member of the Committee for questioning and eight minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2018; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018; and That the Standing Committee on General Government shall be authorized to meet on Monday, October 22, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 5:30 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Thursday, October 25, 2018. 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 General Government, 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 and one-half hours of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with one hour allotted to the Government; one hour allotted to Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition; twenty minutes to the Independent Liberal Members, and ten minutes allotted to the Independent Green Member; and That 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 That, notwithstanding Standing Order 81(c), the Bill may be called more than once in the same sessional day; and That the vote on 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 10 minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 27, 2018Peter Bethlenfalvymoved-
motionSeptember 27, 2018-debated-
amendmentOctober 2, 2018Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentOctober 2, 2018-debated-
amendmentOctober 2, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
amendmentOctober 3, 2018-votelost on division
motionOctober 3, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 8 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House, when the Order of the Day is called resuming the adjourned debate on Government Order Number 6, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the motion and any amendments thereto which questions shall be decided without further amendment or debate; and That, notwithstanding Standing Order 9(c) or 28(h), there shall be no deferral of any vote; and That, in the case of any division on the amendment to the motion and the motion, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 27, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionSeptember 27, 2018-debated-
amendmentSeptember 27, 2018John Vanthofmoved-
amendmentSeptember 27, 2018-debated-
amendmentSeptember 27, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
amendmentOctober 1, 2018-votelost on division
motionOctober 1, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 1, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 7 Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)

That a Select Committee on Financial Transparency be appointed to consider and report to the House its observations and recommendations with respect to the report submitted by the Independent Financial Commission of Inquiry; and That the Committee investigate and report on the accounting practices, decision making and policy objectives of the previous government or any other aspect of the report that the Committee deems relevant; and That the Committee have the power to send for persons, papers and things; and That the Committee be composed of six members of the party forming the government, three members of the Official Opposition, and that the Chair and Vice-Chair shall be members of the party forming the government; and That the Committee be authorized to meet at the call of the Chair; and That the Committee be given priority to use the Amethyst Room for its meetings; and That the Committee shall present, or if the House is not meeting, release by depositing with the Clerk of the Assembly, its interim report by November 1, 2018 and its final report by December 13, 2018 or on a date to be determined by the Committee.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 25, 2018Victor Fedelimoved-
motionSeptember 25, 2018-debated-
amendmentSeptember 25, 2018Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentSeptember 25, 2018-debated-
amendmentSeptember 26, 2018-debated-
amendmentOctober 2, 2018-question put-
amendmentOctober 2, 2018-votelost on division
motionOctober 2, 2018-question put-
motionOctober 2, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the Chair, the Clerk of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and one Member of each of the recognized parties be authorized to adjourn to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to attend the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees in September 2018.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 20, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionSeptember 20, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 38(b), the Parliamentary Assistant for Indigenous Affairs shall participate in place of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier during the adjournment debate on northern Indigenous education.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 19, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionSeptember 19, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 6 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 31, An Act to amend the City of Toronto Act, 2006, the Municipal Act, 2001, the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and the Education Act and to revoke two regulations, when Bill 31 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 for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and That, except in the case of a recorded division arising from morning Orders of the Day, pursuant to Standing Order 9(c), no deferral of the Second Reading or Third Reading vote shall be permitted; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to five minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 19, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionSeptember 19, 2018-debated-
amendmentSeptember 19, 2018Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentSeptember 19, 2018-debated-
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That when the House adjourns today, it shall stand adjourned until Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 17, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionSeptember 17, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 17, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 5 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That for the duration of the 42nd Parliament the Standing Orders be amended as follows: That Standing Order 6(b) be amended by deleting the word “eight” and replacing it with the word “twelve”; and That Standing Order 35(e) be amended by adding the words “and one independent member may comment for up to five minutes.”; and That Standing Order 43(a)(v) be amended by adding the words “or any other day that Routine Proceedings is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.”; and That Standing Order 43(d) be amended by deleting the word “Monday” and replacing it with the words “Monday or any other day that Routine Proceedings is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.”; and That Standing Order 98(e) be deleted.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 13, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionSeptember 13, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 19, 2018-debated-
amendmentSeptember 19, 2018France Gélinasmoved-
amendmentSeptember 19, 2018-debated-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 19, 2018Nathalie Des Rosiersmoved-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 19, 2018-debated-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 20, 2018-debated-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 24, 2018-debated-
amendment to amendmentOctober 17, 2018-question put-
amendment to amendmentOctober 17, 2018-votelost on division
amendmentOctober 17, 2018-question put-
amendmentOctober 17, 2018-votelost on division
motionOctober 17, 2018-debated-
amendmentOctober 17, 2018David Piccinimoved-
amendmentOctober 17, 2018-debated-
amendmentOctober 22, 2018-question put-
amendmentOctober 22, 2018-votecarried
motion, as amendedOctober 22, 2018-question put-
motion, as amendedOctober 22, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That when the House adjourns today, it shall stand adjourned until Monday, September 24, 2018.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 14, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionAugust 14, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the meeting schedule of the House for Tuesday, August 14, 2018, as set out in Standing Order 8(a), be revised by substituting “1:00 p.m.” and “1:05 p.m.” for “3:00 p.m.” and “3:05 p.m.,” respectively.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 13, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionAugust 13, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 4 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 5, An Act to amend the City of Toronto Act, 2006, the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, when Bill 5 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 for Third Reading, which order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 1 hour shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, with 30 minutes apportioned to the government, 10 minutes to Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, 10 minutes to the Liberal party independent members and 10 minutes apportioned to the Green party independent member. 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 That, except in the case of a recorded division arising from morning Orders of the Day, pursuant to Standing Order 9(c), no deferral of the Second Reading or Third Reading vote shall be permitted; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to five minutes, except that the division bell for the vote on the motion for Third Reading shall be 15 minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 9, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionAugust 9, 2018-debated-
amendmentAugust 9, 2018Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentAugust 9, 2018-debated-
amendment to amendmentAugust 9, 2018John Vanthofmoved-
amendment to amendmentAugust 9, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
amendment to amendmentAugust 9, 2018-votelost on division
amendmentAugust 13, 2018-debated-
amendmentAugust 13, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
amendmentAugust 14, 2018-votelost on division
motionAugust 14, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the meeting schedule of the House for Wednesday August 8, 2018, as set out in Standing Order 8(a), be revised by substituting “1:00 p.m.” and “1:05 p.m.” for “3:00 p.m.” and “3:05 p.m.”, respectively.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 7, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionAugust 7, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:- Mme Gélinas assumes ballot item number 68; Ms. Armstrong assumes ballot item number 8; Mr. Walker assumes ballot item number 10; Ms. Surma assumes ballot item number 35; Ms. Hunter assumes ballot item number 21; Mr. Gravelle assumes ballot item number 39; and That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 7 through 12.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 1, 2018Bill Walkermoved-
motionAugust 1, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the following change be made to membership of the following Committee: On the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Mr. Sabawy replaces Mr. Baber.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 1, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionAugust 1, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the following schedule for Committee meetings be established for the 42nd Parliament: Standing Committee on Estimates may meet on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and following Routine Proceedings to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesdays, following Routine Proceedings until 6:00 p.m. Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs may meet on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Standing Committee on General Government may meet on Mondays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Standing Committee on Government Agencies may meet on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Standing Committee on Justice Policy may meet on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly may meet on Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Standing Committee on Public Accounts may meet on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills may meet on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Standing Committee on Social Policy may meet on Mondays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 1, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionAugust 1, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 3 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108, the following Standing Committees be appointed for the duration of the 42nd Parliament and that the membership of these Committees be as follows: Standing Committee on Estimates: Mr. Gates; Mr. Tabuns; Ms. Monteith-Farrell; Mr. Lecce; Mrs. Martow; Mr. Pettapiece; Ms. Park; Ms. Dunlop; Ms. McKenna; Mr. Cho (Willowdale); Mr. Fraser. Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs: Mr. Crawford; Mr. Roberts; Mr. Downey; Ms. Skelly; Mr. Piccini; Mr. Cho (Willowdale); Mr. Arthur; Mr. Mamakwa; Ms. Shaw. Standing Committee on General Government: Mr. Smith (Peterborough––Kawartha); Ms. Kusendova; Mr. Sandhu; Mr. Coe; Mr. Kanapathi; Ms. Hogarth; Mr. Kramp; Ms. Bell; Mr. Glover; Mrs. Stevens; Mr. Schreiner. Standing Committee on Government Agencies: Mr. Cuzzetto; Mr. Ke; Mr. Nicholls; Mr. Baber; Ms. Khanjin; Mrs. Fee; Mr. Roberts; Mr. Vanthof; Mr. Natyshak; Ms. Stiles; Mme Lalonde. Standing Committee on Justice Policy: Mr. Gill; Mr. Babikian; Ms. Park; Mr. Sarkaria; Mr. Romano; Mr. Baber; Ms. Dunlop; Ms. Singh (Brampton Centre); Miss Taylor; Mr. Yarde; Mme Des Rosiers. Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly: Ms. Mitas; Ms. McKenna; Mr. Bailey; Ms. Simard; Mr. Thanigasalam; Mr. Oosterhoff; Ms. Berns-McGown; Mr. Hassan; Mr. Singh (Brampton East); Mr. Coteau; Mr. Harris. Standing Committee on Public Accounts: Mr. Miller (Parry Sound—Muskoka); Ms. Surma; Mr. McDonell; Mr. Parsa; Mrs. Wai; Ms. Ghamari; Ms. Fife; Ms. Sattler; Ms. Morrison. Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills: Mr. Bouma; Mr. Rasheed; Mr. Hillier; Mr. Pang; Mr. Barrett; Mr. Harris; Mr. Miller (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek); Ms. Lindo; Mr. West; Ms. Hunter; Mr. Sandhu. Standing Committee on Social Policy: Mrs. Tangri; Mr. Anand; Ms. Triantafilopoulos; Mrs. Karahalios; Mrs. Martin; Mrs. Fee; Mr. Baber; Ms. Begum; Mr. Burch; Mr. Harden; Mr. Gravelle.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 26, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
amendmentJuly 26, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
amendmentJuly 26, 2018-votecarried
motion, as amendedJuly 26, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 1 through 6 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 24, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionJuly 24, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 2 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 2, An Act respecting Hydro One Limited, the termination of the White Pines Wind Project and the labour disputes between York University and Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3903, when Bill 2 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 for Third Reading, which order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 1 hour and 7 minutes shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, with 30 minutes apportioned to each of the recognized parties, 5 minutes apportioned to one Liberal party independent member, and 2 minutes apportioned to the Green party independent member. 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 That, except in the case of a recorded division arising from morning Orders of the Day, pursuant to Standing Order 9(c), no deferral of the Second Reading or Third Reading vote shall be permitted; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to five minutes, except that the division bell for the vote on the motion for Third Reading shall be 15 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 24, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionJuly 24, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 24, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionJuly 24, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 1 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, in the opinion of this House, the current government is a government for the people with a clear mandate to pursue policies that put more money in people’s pockets; create and protect jobs; address the hydro crisis; reduce hospital wait times; and restore accountability and trust in government.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 24, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionJuly 24, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 26, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 30, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 31, 2018-debated-
motionAugust 1, 2018-debated-
motionAugust 14, 2018-debated-
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That Rick Nicholls, Member for the Electoral District of Chatham-Kent—Leamington, be appointed Deputy Speaker and Chair of the Committee of the Whole House; That Lisa Gretzky, Member for the Electoral District of Windsor West, be appointed First Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House; That Percy Hatfield, Member for the Electoral District of Windsor—Tecumseh be appointed Second Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House; and That Jennifer French, Member for the Electoral District of Oshawa, be appointed Third Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 18, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionJuly 18, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 98(a), the House shall not meet to consider Private Members’ Public Business on Thursday, July 19, 2018.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 16, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionJuly 16, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Downey (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte)

That an humble Address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor as follows:- “To the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario: “We, Her Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, now assembled, beg leave to thank Your Honour for the gracious speech Your Honour has been pleased to address to us at the opening of the present Session.”

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 16, 2018Doug Downeymoved-
motionJuly 16, 2018Goldie Ghamariseconded-
motionJuly 16, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 17, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 18, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 19, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 19, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionJuly 19, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the Speech of Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor to this House be taken into consideration Monday, July 16, 2018.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 12, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionJuly 12, 2018-votecarried
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