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 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That in addition to the mandate set out for the Standing Committee on Government Agencies in Standing Order 111(f), the Committee be authorized to retroactively review selections made from Certificates tabled between March 6, 2020 and August 21, 2020, inclusive; and That this additional mandate be effective for the Fall 2020 meeting period and any extension thereof; and That, to facilitate this additional mandate, the following rules and procedures apply to the Committee and Sub-committee on Committee Business: (a) In addition to the selections made by members of the Sub-committee on Committee Business pursuant to Standing Order 111(f)(3), Sub-committee members are further permitted to select from previously made selections on any Certificate tabled between March 6, 2020 and August 21, 2020, inclusive. (b) Sub-committee members shall submit their retroactive selections made pursuant to clause (a) to the Clerk at the time they submit selections from current Certificates. (c) Retroactive selections made pursuant to clause (a) shall be effective for 30 days and, while effective, may be scheduled by the Committee pursuant to its usual process. (d) There shall be no limit to the number of times a retroactive selection may be made. That, for the purposes of this Order, when applying Standing Order 111(f)(5), (7), and (8), the term “intended appointee” shall be deemed to refer to any previously appointed candidates who are selected for retroactive review by the Committee; and That the provisions of Standing Order 111(f)(6) shall not apply to consideration of retroactive reviews under this Order; and That the Chair of the Committee on the advice of the Clerk is authorized to institute or amend any administrative process of the Committee to facilitate the requirements of this Order; and That, notwithstanding any provision of this Order, once the Committee has reviewed an appointment, that appointment may not be reviewed a subsequent time.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 22, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionSeptember 22, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Estimates, Mr. Cuzzeto replaces Mr. Rasheed; On the Standing Committee on Government Agencies, Mr. Miller (Parry Sound—Muskoka) replaces Mr. Cuzzeto; and On the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Mr. Kramp replaces Mr. Miller (Parry Sound—Muskoka).

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 22, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionSeptember 22, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 17, 18, 19 and 20 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 22, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionSeptember 22, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 89 Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)

That, pursuant to clause 10.1(2)(b) of the Legislation Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 21, Sched. F, the Assembly resolve that the provisions of the Act listed below, which have not come into force in the period since their adoption, not be repealed: Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010, S.O. 2010, c. 15: Sections 1 to 104, sections 106 to 110, subsections 111(1), (2), (5) and (6), sections 112 to 115, subsections 116(1), (2), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9) and (10), section 117, subsections 118(1), (2), (3), (6) and (7), sections 119 to 210, 213, 218, 221, 223, 224, 225, 227, 228, 229, 230, subsections 231(1), (3) and (4), sections 232, 233, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 244, 245, 246, 247, subsections 248(2) and (3).

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 17, 2020Lisa Thompsonmoved-
motionSeptember 17, 2020-debated-
motionSeptember 21, 2020-debated-
motionSeptember 21, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 88 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly be amended as follows: Standing Order 7(d) is deleted and the following substituted: 7(d) Such motion may stipulate that the House shall continue to meet to a specified time not later than midnight. Such a motion may apply to one day or to more than one day and, in the latter case, shall specify whether a different specified time applies to different days. The question on such a motion shall be put forthwith and without amendment or debate. If a recorded vote is requested by 5 members, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes. Standing Order 9(a) is deleted and the following substituted, subject to the proviso noted below: 9. (a) The weekly meeting schedule for the House when it is in session shall be: DAY TIME PROCEEDING Monday 10:15 a.m. Morning Routine: Members’ Statements Introduction of Visitors Question Period Deferred Votes Following Morning Routine Recess 1:00 p.m. Afternoon Routine: Introduction of Visitors Reports by Committees Introduction of Bills Statements by the Ministry and Responses Motions Petitions Following Afternoon Routine Orders of the Day 6:00 p.m. Adjournment Tuesday 9:00 a.m. Orders of the Day 10:15 a.m. Morning Routine: Members’ Statements Introduction of Visitors Question Period Deferred Votes Following Morning Routine Recess 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Routine: Introduction of Visitors Reports by Committees Introduction of Bills Statements by the Ministry and Responses Motions Petitions Following Afternoon Routine Orders of the Day 6:00 p.m. Private Members’ Public Business Following Private Members’ Public Business Adjournment Wednesday 9:00 a.m. Orders of the Day 10:15 a.m. Morning Routine: Members’ Statements Introduction of Visitors Question Period Deferred Votes Following Morning Routine Recess 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Routine: Introduction of Visitors Reports by Committees Introduction of Bills Statements by the Ministry and Responses Motions Petitions Following Afternoon Routine Orders of the Day 6:00 p.m. Private Members’ Public Business Following Private Members’ Public Business Adjournment Thursday 9:00 a.m. Orders of the Day 10:15 a.m. Morning Routine: Members’ Statements Introduction of Visitors Question Period Deferred Votes Following Morning Routine Recess 1:00 p.m. Afternoon Routine: Introduction of Visitors Reports by Committees Introduction of Bills Statements by the Ministry and Responses Motions Petitions Following Afternoon Routine Orders of the Day 6:00 p.m. Private Members’ Public Business Following Private Members’ Public Business Adjournment Provided that until the end of the Spring 2021 Meeting Period, the following is deemed to be part of the chart in the new Standing Order 9(a): DAY TIME PROCEEDING Monday 9:00 a.m. Private Members’ Public Business Following Private Members’ Public Business Orders of the Day Standing Order 10(b) is deleted and the following substituted: 10 (b) At the points each day when the House arrives at a transition from one proceeding to another, as set out in Standing Order 9(a), the Speaker shall interrupt and call the next proceeding and, if applicable, the matter under consideration at the point of interruption shall be deemed to be adjourned. Standing Order 27 is amended by adding after the first sentence “This time will be reduced to 5 minutes for speeches to which less than 10 minutes is allotted.” Standing Order 30(i) is deleted and the following substituted: 30 (i) Divisions requested on motions to adjourn the House or the debate, or that the Chair of a Committee of the Whole House report progress and ask for leave to meet again or leave the chair, shall not be deferred. Standing Order 35(g) is amended, for the duration of the 42nd Parliament only, by adding “In addition to the Speaker’s allotment of questions to independent Members under this Standing Order, the Speaker may also allot to independent Members the slots for what would otherwise be the fourth and fifth questions allotted to government Members.” Standing Order 36(a) is amended by deleting the words “on the adjournment of the House” and “at the time of adjournment that day”. Standing Order 36(b) is deleted and the following substituted: (b) Where notice has been given and reasons filed, as provided in clause (a), following Private Members’ Public Business on any Tuesday or Wednesday, the Speaker shall call for the matter to be debated for not more than 10 minutes, 5 minutes to be allotted to the member raising the matter and 5 minutes to the minister or to his or her parliamentary assistant to reply if he or she so wishes. Standing Order 36 (c) is deleted and the following substituted: (c) No more than 3 such matters of which notice has been given and reasons filed shall be debated on any single Sessional day. No motion may be moved and no other business may be conducted during the time provided for in this Standing Order. At the conclusion of such debate or debates the Speaker shall adjourn the House to the next Sessional day or, pursuant to Standing Order 7(d) or 47.1, call Orders of the Day, as the case may be. Standing Order 36(e) is deleted and the following substituted: 36 (e) When an evening meeting period has been scheduled on a government motion as provided in Standing Order 7(d), the evening meeting period shall begin following the conclusion of the adjournment proceeding under this Standing Order. Standing Order 36(f) is deleted. Standing Order 37 is deleted and the following substituted: 37. Any divisions deferred under Standing Orders 10(c), 30(h) or 101(d) shall be disposed of consecutively during the proceeding “Deferred Votes” and the bells shall be rung for 5 minutes prior to each division. Standing Order 38(a) is deleted and the following substituted: 38 (a) The report of a Standing or Select Committee on any bill shall be taken into consideration immediately and the Speaker shall put the question on the motion for the adoption of the report forthwith, which question shall be decided without amendment. (a.1) If 12 members stand in their places when the Speaker puts the question on the motion for adoption of a report on a government bill, 30 minutes shall be allotted to an immediate report-stage debate on the motion. The time for the debate shall be allotted equally among the recognized Parties, after first allotting 6 minutes to the independent member(s) of the House, if any. Only one report-stage debate may be requested on any single sessional day. (a.2) If a recorded vote is requested on the motion for the adoption of the report on any bill, the division bells shall be limited to 5 minutes. Standing Order 44 is deleted. The following new Standing Order is added: 47.1 (a) A minister of the Crown, following consultation with the House Leaders of the Recognized Parties, may place a substantive motion on the Orders and Notices Paper identifying an issue to be debated in a take-note debate. (b) The motion in clause (a) shall set out the day and time for the take-note debate. (c) The debate indicated in the notice shall be taken up (i) upon the commencement of Orders of the Day in the afternoon of the designated day; or (ii) at the ordinary hour of adjournment on a Monday; or (iii) following Private Members’ Public Business on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, whichever the notice in clause (a) specifies. (d) A take-note debate shall not be designated to be taken up during afternoon Orders of the Day on a day on which notice of an Opposition Day has already been given. (e) Notwithstanding Standing Order 26(a), no member may speak for longer than 10 minutes. (f) The Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and declare the debate concluded, (i) At 6:00 p.m. for a debate that takes place pursuant to clause (c)(i), or (ii) After no more than 4 hours for a debate that takes place pursuant to clauses (c)(ii) or (iii). (g) No motion may be moved during a take-note debate. (h) When a take-note debate is designated to be taken up at the ordinary hour of adjournment on a Tuesday or Wednesday, the adjournment proceedings under Standing Order 36 shall not apply. Standing Order 49(d) is amended by adding at the end “nor shall such a motion be made more than once during a single speech, within the meaning of Standing Order 26(d)”. Standing Order 51 is amended by deleting the words “Except as provided by Standing Order 10(c), the vote on a motion for closure shall not be deferred” from the end. Standing Order 61(c) is deleted and the following substituted: (c) Private Members’ Public Business will not take place on the day the Budget is presented. Standing Orders 74(b) and (c) are deleted. Standing Order 84(c) is deleted and the following substituted: (c) Without unanimous consent, no government bill shall be considered during Orders of the Day during an evening meeting of the House if that same bill has been considered on both the morning and afternoon meetings of the House on that same Sessional day. Standing Order 92 is deleted and the following substituted: 92. The Clerk of the House shall publish 5 calendar days’ notice of the date on which any private bill is to be considered by the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills. Standing Order 101(a) is amended by deleting the first paragraph and substituting the following: 101. (a) One item of Private Members’ Public Business shall be considered at the times as set out in Standing Order 9 (a), and the time provided for each shall be allotted as follows: Standing Order 101(d) is deleted and the following substituted: 101. (d) The Speaker shall cause any recorded division required upon any item of Private Members’ Public Business to be deferred to the proceeding “Deferred Votes”. Temporary Standing Order 116(e) adopted on December 4, 2019 is deleted. Standing Order 116(e) is deleted and the following substituted: (e) A temporary substitution in the membership of a Standing or Select Committee may be made provided a notification thereof, signed by the member acting as the Whip of a recognized Party, is filed with the Clerk of the Committee either before or within 30 minutes of a Committee meeting being called to order. In the case of independent members, the notification must be signed by the independent permanent member and the independent substituting member. (f) If a committee meeting is divided into morning and afternoon segments on the same sitting day, clause (e) applies to each segment individually. Standing Order 117 is amended by deleting the words “post in the Legislative Building” and substituting “publish”. Standing Order 128 is amended by deleting the word “Session” and substituting “Parliament”. Standing Order 138(d) is amended by deleting the words “post on all notice boards” and substituting “publish”; and That the Clerk is authorized to re-number the Standing Orders and to make such other consequential, editorial or other minor changes as may be required to ensure a consistent form of expression throughout the Standing Orders; and That the terms of this motion shall come into force at 12:01 a.m. on the Friday of the week following the week in which this motion is adopted.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 15, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionSeptember 15, 2020-debated-
amendmentSeptember 15, 2020Kaleed Rasheedmoved-
amendmentSeptember 15, 2020-debated-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 15, 2020Jane McKennamoved-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 15, 2020-debated-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 16, 2020-debated-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 16, 2020-question put-
amendment to amendmentSeptember 16, 2020-votecarried on division
amendment, as amendedSeptember 16, 2020-question put-
amendment, as amendedSeptember 16, 2020-votecarried on division
motion, as amendedSeptember 16, 2020-debated-
amendmentSeptember 16, 2020Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentSeptember 16, 2020-debated-
amendmentSeptember 17, 2020-debated-
amendmentSeptember 22, 2020-debated-
amendmentSeptember 22, 2020Jane McKennamoved closurevote deferred pursuant to s.o. 10(c)
amendmentSeptember 22, 2020-closurecarried on division
motion, as amendedSeptember 22, 2020-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Estimates, Ms. Skelly replaces Ms. Triantafilopoulos; and On the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr. Kanapathi replaces Ms. Skelly; and On the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Ms. Triantafilopoulos be added.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 14, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionSeptember 14, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:- Ms. McKenna assumes Ballot Item number 10; Mr. Kanapathi assumes Ballot Item number 53.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 14, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionSeptember 14, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That for the duration of the Fall sitting period and any extension thereof, Members be permitted to speak and vote from any Member’s desk in the Chamber in order to observe recommended physical distancing; and That notwithstanding any Standing Order or Special Order of the House, for the duration of the 42nd Parliament, or until such earlier date as indicated by the Government House Leader, all Standing and Select Committees are authorized to use electronic means of communication when meeting, and Committee members, witnesses, and/or staff are not required to be in one physical place, in accordance with the following guidelines: a) The electronic means of communication is approved by the Speaker; b) The meeting is held in a room in the Legislative Building, and at least the Chair/Acting Chair, and the Clerk of the Committee are physically present; c) Other Members of the Committee participating by electronic means of communication, whose identity and location within the Province of Ontario have been verified by the Chair, are deemed to be present and included in quorum; d) The Chair shall ensure that the Standing Orders and regular Committee practices are observed to the greatest extent possible, making adjustments to Committee procedures only where necessary to facilitate the physical distancing and electronic participation of Members, witnesses, and staff; and That in order to practice appropriate physical distancing during recorded divisions, Standing Orders 30(c), 32(b) and 37 shall be suspended for the duration of the 42nd Parliament, or until such earlier date as indicated by the Government House Leader, and the following substituted: 30(c) When a recorded division is required, members shall proceed to the Members’ lobbies to register their vote with the Clerks. The Ayes shall be recorded in the East Members’ lobby and the Nays shall be recorded in the West Members’ lobby. Subject to Standing Order 13, every member shall have their vote recorded in this manner. (c.1) 30 minutes shall be allotted to the conduct of each vote, during which time the division bell shall ring, and after which time no further votes shall be recorded. (c.2) The Whips of the recognized parties, or their designates, may attend the Members’ lobbies to observe the taking of the vote, and copies of the Clerks’ tally sheets shall be made available to each Whip as soon as possible after the vote. (c.3) For each vote held under this proceeding during the Afternoon Routine, 30 minutes shall be added to the end of afternoon Orders of the Day, unless the Government House Leader indicates otherwise. 32(b) Excluding the time taken to conduct recorded votes as determined by Standing Order 30(c.3), the time allotted for the Afternoon Routine each day shall not exceed 90 minutes. At the end of that time the Speaker shall interrupt and shall put every question necessary to dispose of the proceeding currently occupying the House, and thereafter immediately call Orders of the Day. 37. Any divisions deferred under the Standing Orders shall be disposed of consecutively, and notwithstanding Standing Order 30(c.1), where there is more than 1 deferred vote, only 15 minutes shall be allotted to subsequent deferred votes after the first vote. 37.1 If “Deferred Votes” continues past 1:00 p.m. on Monday or Thursday or past 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday or Wednesday, the Speaker shall immediately call “Reports by Committees” once all deferred votes have been taken.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 14, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionSeptember 14, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 87 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or special Order of the House relating to Bill 154, An Act to proclaim Stop Cyberbullying in Ontario Day, the Order of the House dated December 5, 2019 referring the Bill to the Standing Committee on Social Policy be discharged, and the Bill be ordered for Third Reading; and That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or special Order of the House relating to Bill 182, An Act to amend the Franco-Ontarian Emblem Act, 2001, the Order of the House dated March 12, 2020 referring the Bill to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills be discharged, and the Bill be ordered for Third Reading; and That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or special Order of the House relating to Bill 131, An Act to proclaim the month of July as Tibetan Heritage Month, when the Order for Second Reading of the Bill is called the Speaker shall put the question on the motion for Second Reading of the Bill without debate or amendment; and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called the same day; and That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or special Order of the House relating to Bill 180, An Act to proclaim Somali Heritage Week, when the Order for Second Reading of the Bill is called the Speaker shall put the question on the motion for Second Reading of the Bill without debate or amendment; and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called the same day.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 14, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionSeptember 14, 2020-debated-
motionSeptember 14, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That when the House adjourns today that it stands adjourned until September 14, 2020 at 10:15 a.m.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 21, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionJuly 21, 2020-debated-
motionJuly 21, 2020-votecarried on division
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Motion 86 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 50 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 195, An Act to enact the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020; and Bill 197, An Act to amend various statutes in response to COVID-19 and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes; That, when Bill 195 is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and 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 the same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of Bill 195 is called, two hours of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with 50 minutes allotted to Her Majesty's Government, 50 minutes allotted to Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, and 20 minutes allotted to the Independent Members as a group; and 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, when Bill 197 is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and 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 the same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of Bill 197 is called, two hours of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with 50 minutes allotted to Her Majesty’s Government, 50 minutes allotted to Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, and 20 minutes allotted to the Independent Members as a group; and 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 10(c), no deferral of the Second or Third Reading vote of either Bill shall be permitted.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 20, 2020Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionJuly 20, 2020-debated-
motionJuly 20, 2020-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 30(h)
motionJuly 21, 2020-votecarried on division
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Motion 85 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That a Select Committee on Emergency Management Oversight be appointed to receive oral reports from the Premier or his designate(s) on any extensions of emergency orders by the Lieutenant Governor in Council related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the rationale for those extensions; and That the Committee shall have a membership of up to eleven Members, comprised as follows: • Up to seven members of the Government party • Up to three members of the Official Opposition • Up to one Independent Member; and That the House Leaders of each of the Recognized Parties shall indicate in writing to the Clerk of the House, their Party’s membership on the Committee; and That the Government House Leader, in consultation with the Independent Members, shall indicate in writing to the Clerk of the House, the Independent Member on the Committee; and That the deadline for indicating Committee Membership with the Clerk of the House shall be Thursday, August 20, 2020; and That the Committee shall meet at the call of the Chair as follows: • Up to 30 minutes for the Premier or his designate(s) to make an opening statement • Up to 60 minutes for Members of the recognized Parties to pose questions to the Premier or his designate(s) in 3 rounds of 10 minutes for each Party • Up to 10 minutes for the Independent Member to pose questions to the Premier or his designate(s) in 2 rounds of 5 minutes each • Report writing in closed session; and That the Clerk of the Committee shall convene the first meeting of the Committee no later than Thursday, August 27, 2020 to elect a Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee, but no Sub-committee shall be appointed; and That for business conducted under this order of reference, the provisions of Standing Orders 38 (b), (c), and (d) and 134 (c) and (d) shall be suspended. That the Committee is authorized to present interim reports summarizing each hearing to the House, or deposit interim reports with the Clerk if the Legislature is not in session; and That the Committee’s final report shall be a compilation of all interim reports; and That the Committee shall be dissolved 30 days following the Government House Leader indicating in writing to the Speaker that the Committee is no longer required; and That the Committee’s final report shall be tabled in the House, or deposited with the Clerk if the Legislature is not in session, before the Committee is dissolved; and That if the Committee fails to meet this deadline the cumulative interim reports shall be deemed to be the Committee’s final report and deemed to be tabled on the date that the Committee is dissolved; and That an Order shall be placed on the Orders and Notices Paper for discussion of the Final Report of the Select Committee on Emergency Management Oversight following its presentation to the House.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 13, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionJuly 13, 2020-debated-
amendmentJuly 13, 2020Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentJuly 13, 2020-debated-
amendmentJuly 13, 2020-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 56removed from the Orders and Notices paper
amendmentJuly 13, 2020Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentJuly 13, 2020-debated-
amendmentJuly 14, 2020-debated-
amendmentJuly 14, 2020Robin Martinmoved closure-
amendmentJuly 14, 2020-closurecarried on division
motionJuly 14, 2020-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 30(h)
motionJuly 15, 2020-votecarried on division
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Motion 84 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

Whereas an emergency was declared by Order in Council 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20) on March 17, 2020 pursuant to section 7.0.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended past the end of March 31, 2020 for a period of 14 days by Ontario Regulation 84/20 on March 30, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (2) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 28 days on April 14, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 21 days on May 12, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 28 days on June 2, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act ending June 30, 2020; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 15 days past the end of June 30, 2020 on June 24, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the period of the emergency may be further extended only by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the Premier has recommended that the period of the emergency be extended for 9 days past the end of July 15, 2020; Therefore, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario hereby declares that the period of the emergency is extended past the end of July 15, 2020 for a further period of 9 days.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 13, 2020Sylvia Jonesmoved-
motionJuly 13, 2020-debated-
motionJuly 13, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 83 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That pursuant to Standing Order 50 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 167, An Act to amend the Legislative Assembly Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, the Order of the House dated February 18, 2020 referring the Bill to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly be discharged, and the Bill be ordered for Third Reading; and That when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, one hour shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, with 20 minutes apportioned to the Government, 20 minutes to Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, 10 minutes to the Independent Liberal Members as a group and 10 minutes to the Green Party Independent Member; and 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.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 8, 2020Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionJuly 8, 2020-debated-
motionJuly 8, 2020-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 30(h)
motionJuly 13, 2020-votecarried on division
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Motion 82 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

Whereas an emergency was declared by Order in Council 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20) on March 17, 2020 pursuant to section 7.0.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended past the end of March 31, 2020 for a period of 14 days by Ontario Regulation 84/20 on March 30, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (2) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 28 days on April 14, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 21 days on May 12, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 28 days on June 2, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act ending June 30, 2020; and Whereas the period of the emergency may be further extended only by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the Premier has recommended that the period of the emergency be extended for 15 days past the end of June 30, 2020; Therefore, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario hereby declares that the period of the emergency is extended past the end of June 30, 2020 for a further period of 15 days.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 23, 2020Sylvia Jonesmoved-
motionJune 23, 2020-debated-
amendmentJune 23, 2020Randy Hilliermoved-
amendmentJune 23, 2020-debated-
amendmentJune 24, 2020-debated-
amendmentJune 24, 2020Andrea Khanjinmoved closure-
amendmentJune 24, 2020-closurecarried on division
motionJune 24, 2020-question put-
motionJune 24, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That notwithstanding any Standing Order or Special Order of the House, the Order for Second Reading of Bill 192, An Act to amend the Commercial Tenancies Act may be called today, and when that Order is called, 120 minutes shall be allotted to the debate on the motion for Second Reading of the Bill, divided equally among the Government, Official Opposition, and Independent Members as a group, at the end of which time the Speaker shall interrupt and put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading; and The Order for Third Reading of Bill 192 shall then immediately be called and the question shall immediately be put on the motion for Third Reading of the Bill without debate or amendment.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 17, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionJune 17, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 81 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That pursuant to Standing Order 7(d)(iii) the House shall continue to meet past 6:00 p.m. until midnight on Tuesday, June 16, 2020; Wednesday, June 17, 2020; Tuesday, June 23, 2020; Wednesday, June 24, 2020; Monday, July 6, 2020; Tuesday, July 7, 2020; Wednesday, July 8, 2020; Monday, July 13, 2020; Tuesday, July 14, 2020; Wednesday, July 15, 2020; Monday, July 20, 2020; Tuesday, July 21, 2020; and Wednesday, July 22, 2020, for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 16, 2020Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionJune 16, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 80 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That pursuant to Standing Order 50 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 159, An Act to amend various statutes in respect of consumer protection and Bill 184, An Act to amend the Building Code Act, 1992, the Housing Services Act, 2011 and the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 and to enact the Ontario Mortgage and Housing Corporation Repeal Act, 2020; That the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet to consider Bill 159 on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday, June 23, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 159: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020; • 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; • 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 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020; • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020; • That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2020; • That the Sub-committee on Committee Business shall be authorized to otherwise determine the method of proceeding on the Bill; and That the Committee meet on Monday, June 29, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of Bill 159; That on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 4:00 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 132(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Monday, July 6, 2020. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed 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 the same day; and That the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet to consider Bill 184 on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Friday, June 26, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 184: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020; • 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; • 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 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020; • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020; • That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June, 29, 2020; • That the Sub-committee on Committee Business shall be authorized to otherwise determine the method of proceeding on the Bill; and That the Committee meet on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday, July 3, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of Bill 184; and That on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 4:00 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 132(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than the next sitting day. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed 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 the same day.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 3, 2020Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionJune 3, 2020-debated-
motionJune 3, 2020-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 30(h)
motionJune 16, 2020-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That for any recorded division today and tomorrow Members may rise and be counted from the public galleries.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 2, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionJune 2, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 79 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That pursuant to Standing Order 7(d)(iii) the House shall continue to meet past 6:00 p.m. until midnight on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 and on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 2, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionJune 2, 2020-votecarried on division
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Motion 78 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

Whereas an emergency was declared by Order in Council 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20) on March 17, 2020 pursuant to section 7.0.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended past the end of March 31, 2020 for a period of 14 days by Ontario Regulation 84/20 on March 30, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (2) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 28 days on April 14, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 21 days on May 12, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the period of the emergency maybe further extended only by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the Premier has recommended that the period of the emergency be extended for 28 days; Therefore, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario hereby declares that the period of the emergency is extended past the end of June 2, 2020 for a further period of 28 days.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 2, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionJune 2, 2020-debated-
amendmentJune 2, 2020Randy Hilliermoved-
amendmentJune 2, 2020-debated-
amendmentJune 2, 2020Mike Harrismoved closure-
amendmentJune 2, 2020-closurecarried on division
motionJune 2, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 77 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That notwithstanding Standing Order 7(a)(i) or any special Order of the House, when the House adjourns on June 3, 2020 it shall stand adjourned until Tuesday, June 16, 2020, and the House shall then continue to meet during an extension of the Spring Meeting Period in accordance with the following schedule: Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the weeks of June 15, 2020 and June 22, 2020; and Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays during the weeks of July 6, 2020; July 13, 2020; July 20, 2020; and That during these meetings, Members be permitted to speak and vote from any Member’s desk in the Chamber in order to observe recommended physical distancing; the proceeding “Introduction of Visitors” shall be suspended and the “Afternoon Routine” shall commence at 1:00 p.m.; and That in order to practice appropriate physical distancing during recorded divisions, Standing Orders 30(c), 32(b) and 37 shall be suspended until Monday, September 14, 2020, and the following substituted: 30(c) When a recorded division is required, members shall proceed to the Members’ lobbies to register their vote with the clerks. The Ayes shall be recorded in the East Members’ lobby and the Nays shall be recorded in the West Members’ lobby. Subject to Standing Order 13, every member shall have their vote recorded in this manner. (c.1) 30 minutes shall be allotted to the conduct of each vote, during which time the division bell shall ring, and after which time no further votes shall be recorded. (c.2) The Whips of the recognized parties, or their designates, may attend the Members’ lobbies to observe the taking of the vote. (c.3) For each vote held under this proceeding during the Afternoon Routine, 30 minutes shall be added to the end of the sitting day, and the House may continue to meet after 6:00 p.m. accordingly, if requested by the Government House Leader. 32(b) Excluding the time taken to conduct recorded votes as determined by Standing Order 30(c.3), the time allotted for the Afternoon Routine each day shall not exceed 90 minutes. At the end of that time the Speaker shall interrupt and shall put every question necessary to dispose of the proceeding currently occupying the House, and thereafter immediately call Orders of the Day. 37. Any divisions deferred under Standing Orders 10(c) or 30(h) shall be disposed of consecutively. 37.1 If “Deferred Votes” continues past 1:00 p.m. on any day, the Speaker shall immediately call “Reports by Committees” once all deferred votes have been taken; and That, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated March 19, 2020, the Standing Committee on General Government shall be authorized to meet on Monday, June 8, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on Bill 156, An Act to protect Ontario’s farms and farm animals from trespassers and other forms of interference and to prevent contamination of Ontario’s food supply; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 156: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020; 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; 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 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020; and • That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020; and • That, the Sub-committee on Committee Business shall be authorized to otherwise determine the method of proceeding on the Bill; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Friday, June 12, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Monday June 15, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and On Monday, June 15, 2020 at 7:00 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 132(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than the sitting day following Monday, June 15, 2020; and That should the Committee fail 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 the Order of the House dated March 19, 2020, the Standing Committee on Social Policy shall be authorized to meet on Monday, June 8, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on Bill 171, An Act to enact the Building Transit Faster Act, 2020 and make related amendments to other Acts; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 171: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020; 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 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020; and • That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2020; and • That, the Sub-committee on Committee Business shall be authorized to otherwise determine the method of proceeding on the Bill; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Monday, June 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 4:00 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 132(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than the sitting day following Tuesday, June 16, 2020; and That should the Committee fail 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 the Order of the House dated Tuesday, March 10, 2020, referring Bill 175, An Act to amend and repeal various Acts respecting home care and community services, to the Standing Committee on Social Policy, be discharged and the Bill be instead referred to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly; and That, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated March 19, 2020, the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly shall be authorized to meet on Monday, June 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of public hearings on Bill 175; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 175: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020; 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; 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 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2020; and • That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020; and • That, the Sub-committee on Committee Business shall be authorized to otherwise determine the method of proceeding on the Bill; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Monday, June 22, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 4:00 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 132(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than the sitting day following Tuesday, June 23, 2020; and That should the Committee fail 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 the Legislative Assembly 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 the Order of the House dated March 19, 2020, the Standing Committee on Justice Policy shall be authorized to meet on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Friday, June 12, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on Bill 161, An Act to enact the Legal Aid Services Act, 2019 and to make various amendments to other Acts dealing with the courts and other justice matters; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 161: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020; 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; 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 noon on Monday, June 8, 2020; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2020; and • That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 15, 2020; and • That, the Sub-committee on Committee Business shall be authorized to otherwise determine the method of proceeding on the Bill; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Thursday, June 18, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and On Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 4:00 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 132(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than the sitting day following Thursday, June 18, 2020; and That should the Committee fail 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 Justice 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.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 27, 2020Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionMay 27, 2020-debated-
amendmentMay 27, 2020Peggy Sattlermoved-
amendmentMay 27, 2020-debated-
amendmentJune 2, 2020-debated-
amendmentJune 2, 2020Vijay Thanigasalammoved closurevote deferred pursuant to s.o. 10(c)
amendmentJune 2, 2020-closurecarried on division
motionJune 2, 2020-votecarried on division
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Motion 76 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(iii), the House shall continue to meet past 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 27, 2020-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 56removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That today following Question Period, the House will adjourn until the next sitting day.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 20, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMay 20, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Ms. Khanjin (Barrie—Innisfil)

Whereas an emergency was declared by Order in Council 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20) on March 17, 2020 pursuant to section 7.0.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended past the end of March 31, 2020 for a period of 14 days by Ontario Regulation 84/20 on March 30, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (2) of the Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for a period of 28 days on April 14, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the period of the emergency may be further extended only by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the Premier has recommended that the period of the emergency be extended for 21 days; Therefore, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario hereby declares that the period of the emergency is extended past the end of May 12, 2020 for a further period of 21 days.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 12, 2020Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionMay 12, 2020-debated-
motionMay 12, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That for today’s meeting, and for the remainder of the Spring Meeting Period provided for in Standing Order 7(a)(i), the proceeding “Introduction of Visitors” shall be suspended; and That the Speaker shall apportion questions during Question Period as follows: Question 1 Official Opposition Supplementary Supplementary Question 2 Official Opposition Supplementary Supplementary Question 3 Official Opposition Supplementary Question 4 Government Supplementary Question 5 Official Opposition Supplementary Question 6 Independent Supplementary Question 7 Independent Supplementary Question 8 Official Opposition Supplementary Question 9 Independent Supplementary Question 10 Official Opposition Supplementary Question 11 Official Opposition Supplementary Question 12 Independent Supplementary Question 13 Official Opposition Supplementary Question 14 Government Supplementary Question 15 Official Opposition Supplementary Question 16 Official Opposition Supplementary Question 17 and remaining Rotation between Official Opposition and Government Supplementary; and That the Afternoon Routine shall commence at 1:00 p.m.; and That following today’s sitting and notwithstanding any Standing Order, for the remainder of the Spring Meeting Period the House shall meet on: Tuesday, May 19, 2020; Wednesday, May 20, 2020; Tuesday, May 26, 2020; Wednesday, May 27, 2020; Tuesday, June 2, 2020; Wednesday, June 3, 2020; and That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or special Order of the House, the Order for Second Reading of Bill 190, An Act to enact one Act and amend various Acts in respect of COVID-19 and to make other amendments, may be called today, and when that Order is called, 45 minutes shall be allotted to the debate on the motion for Second Reading of the Bill, with 15 minutes allotted to the Government, 15 minutes allotted to the Official Opposition, and 15 minutes allotted to the Independent Members as a group, at the end of which time the Speaker shall interrupt and put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading; and That the Order for Third Reading of Bill 190 shall then immediately be called, and the question shall be put on the motion for Third Reading of the Bill without debate or amendment; and That, should consideration of Bill 190 extend past 10:15 a.m., the Speaker shall delay the commencement of the Morning Routine accordingly; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes; and That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or Special Order of the House, the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, and all other committees when they are authorized to resume meeting pursuant to the Order of the House dated March 19, 2020, are authorized to use electronic means of communication when meeting, and committee members, witnesses, and/or staff are not required to be in one physical place, in accordance with the following guidelines: a) The electronic means of communication is approved by the Speaker; b) The meeting is held in a room in the Legislative Building, and at least the Chair/Acting Chair, and the Clerk of the Committee are physically present; c) Other Members of the committee participating by electronic means of communication, whose identity and location within the Province of Ontario have been verified by the Chair, are deemed to be present and included in quorum; d) The Chair shall ensure that the Standing Orders and regular committee practices are observed to the greatest extent possible, making adjustments to committee procedures only where necessary to facilitate the physical distancing and electronic participation of Members, witnesses, and staff; and That, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated March 19, 2020, the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs is authorized to meet at the call of the Chair to consider its Order of Reference dated March 25, 2020, respecting the Economic and Fiscal Update Act, 2020 (Bill 188); and To study the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the following sectors of the economy and measures which will contribute to their recovery: a) Tourism b) Culture and Heritage c) Municipalities, Construction, and Building d) Infrastructure e) Small and Medium Enterprises f) Other economic sectors selected by the Committee • The committee shall study Bill 188 and each specified economic sector for up to 3 weeks with one additional week allotted for report-writing for each. • The Sub-committee on Committee Business shall determine the method of proceeding on the study, and at its discretion, may extend each sectoral study by one week where a public holiday may fall during the scheduled time for the sectoral study. • The Legislative Research Service shall make itself available to the Committee collectively, and to members of the Committee individually, on a priority basis. • That in accordance with s. 11 (1) of the Financial Accountability Officer Act the Financial Accountability Officer shall make the resources of his office available to the Committee collectively, and to members of the Committee individually, on a priority basis. • The time for questioning witnesses shall be apportioned in equal blocks to each of the recognized parties and to the Independent Members as a group. • The Committee may present or, if the House is not sitting, may release by depositing with the Clerk of the House, interim reports, and a copy of each interim report shall be provided by the Committee to the Chair of the Ontario Jobs and Economic Recovery Cabinet Committee; and • The Committee shall present or, if the House is not sitting, shall release by depositing with the Clerk of the House, its final report to the Assembly by October 8, 2020 and a copy of the final report shall be provided by the Committee to the Chair of the Ontario Jobs and Economic Recovery Cabinet Committee; and That notwithstanding Standing Orders 38 (b), (c), and (d) the interim reports presented under this Order of Reference shall not be placed on the Orders and Notices Paper for further consideration by the House nor shall the government be required to table a comprehensive response; and That notwithstanding Standing Orders 116 (a), (b) and (c), the membership of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs for the duration of its consideration of the Order of Reference provided for in this motion shall be: Mr. Sandhu, Chair [Sub-committee Chair] Mr. Roberts, Vice-Chair Mr. Arthur Mr. Cho (Willowdale) [Sub-committee Member] Mr. Crawford Ms. Hunter [Sub-committee Member] Mr. Mamakwa Mr. Piccini Mr. Schreiner Ms. Shaw [Sub-committee Member] Ms. Skelly [Sub-committee Member] Mr. Smith (Peterborough—Kawartha) Ms. Andrew (non-voting member) Mr. Blais (non-voting member) Ms. Fife (non-voting member) Mr. Hillier (non-voting member) Ms. Khanjin (non-voting member) Mr. Rasheed (non-voting member) Mr. Vanthof (non-voting member); and That, should the electronic participation of any voting Member of the Committee be temporarily interrupted as a result of technical issues, a non-voting Member of the same party shall be permitted to cast a vote in their absence; and That this House acknowledges that, in accordance with the COVID-19 Active Screening Protocol put in place by the Speaker, any person may be refused entry to the Legislative Precinct, or any part thereof; and This House acknowledges that Members of the Assembly are subject to the COVID-19 Active Screening Protocol put in place by the Speaker; and This House confers the sole and personal authority on the Speaker to refuse the entry of any Member of the Assembly, or any other person, to the Legislative Precinct, or any part thereof, pursuant to the COVID-19 Active Screening Protocol; and This House authorizes that any delegate of the Speaker may temporarily delay the entry of any Member of the Assembly to the Legislative Precinct, or any part thereof, pursuant to the COVID-19 Active Screening Protocol until such a time as the Speaker can be consulted in the specific matter; and That the Speaker shall be immediately consulted on the delay of entry and potential refusal of entry of any Member of the Assembly; and That in each instance where a Member of the Assembly is delayed entry by a delegate of the Speaker, pursuant to the COVID-19 Active Screening Protocol, the Speaker shall render a decision to refuse or allow entry of any Member of the Assembly to the Legislative Precinct, or any part thereof, and that the Speaker shall personally make this decision as soon as is practicable; and This House acknowledges that, in the foregoing provisions relating to refusal or delay of entry of Members of the Assembly, that the Speaker is acting on behalf of this House and that this House authorizes the Speaker to act on its behalf until 11:59 p.m. on June 3, 2020 or such time as determined by a future Order of the House.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 12, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMay 12, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the motion to extend the period of emergency, as recommended to the Speaker by the Premier in his letter dated May 11, 2020 be permitted to be called today and moved without notice; and That when the Order is called, 100 minutes shall be allotted to the debate on the motion with 20 minutes allotted to the Government, 20 minutes to the Official Opposition, 20 minutes to the independent Liberal Members as a group, 20 minutes to the Independent Green Member, and 20 minutes to the Member for Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston (Mr. Hillier), at the end of which time the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and put the question without further debate or amendment; and That in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on this motion, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 12, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMay 12, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That for the remainder of the Spring Meeting Period provided for in Standing Order 7(a)(i), Members be permitted to speak and vote from any Member’s desk in the Chamber in order to observe recommended physical distancing.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 12, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMay 12, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

Whereas an emergency was declared by Order in Council 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20) on March 17, 2020 pursuant to section 7.0.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act; and Whereas the emergency was extended past the end of March 31, 2020 for a further period of 14 days by Ontario Regulation 84/20 on March 30, 2020 pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (2) of the Act; and Whereas the period of an emergency may be further extended only by resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario pursuant to subsection 7.0.7 (3) of the Act; and Whereas the Premier has recommended that the period of the emergency be extended for 28 days; Therefore, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario hereby declares that the period of the emergency is extended past the end of April 14, 2020 for a further period of 28 days.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 14, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionApril 14, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, in accordance with subsection 4 (2) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.31, Patricia Kosseim be appointed Information and Privacy Commissioner for a term of five years, as set out in subsection 5 (1) of the Act, commencing on July 1, 2020.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 14, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionApril 14, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or special Order of the House, That the Order for Second Reading of Bill 189, An Act to amend various Acts to address the coronavirus (COVID-19), may be called today, and when that Order is called, 80 minutes shall be allotted to the debate on the motion for Second Reading of the Bill, with 30 minutes allotted to the Government, 30 minutes allotted to the Official Opposition and 20 minutes allotted to the Independent Members as a group, at the end of which time the Speaker shall interrupt and put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading; and That the Order for Third Reading of Bill 189 shall then immediately be called and the question shall immediately be put on the motion for Third Reading of the Bill without debate or amendment; and That the motion to extend the period of emergency, as recommended to the Speaker by the Premier in his letter dated April 10, 2020 be immediately called and moved without notice; and That the Speaker shall immediately put the question on the motion without debate or amendment; and That in the case of any division on any proceeding provided for in this motion, the division bells be limited to five minutes; and That the House shall continue to meet beyond the normal hour of adjournment today if necessary; and That when the House adjourns today it shall stand adjourned until Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 14, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionApril 14, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That Members present for today’s proceedings be permitted to speak and vote from any Member’s desk in the Chamber in order to observe recommended social and physical distancing between people at the present time.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 14, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionApril 14, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That notwithstanding any Standing Order or special Order of the House, That the Order for Second Reading of Bill 188, An Act to enact and amend various statutes may be called today, and when that Order is called, 55 minutes shall be allotted to the debate on the motion for Second Reading of the Bill, with 20 minutes allotted to the Government, 20 minutes allotted to the Official Opposition, and 15 minutes allotted to the Independent Members as a group, at the end of which time the Speaker shall interrupt and put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading; and That the Order for Third Reading of Bill 188 shall then immediately be called, and the question shall immediately be put on the motion for Third Reading of the Bill without debate or amendment; and That the Leaders of the parties represented in the Legislative Assembly as well as Independent Members may file copies of letters with the Speaker, who shall cause them to be laid upon the Table, containing their recommendations to the Minister of Finance with respect to the economic and fiscal measures they proposed to be included in the provisions of Bill 188, and such letters shall be deemed to be referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs; and That when the committees of the Legislature resume meeting, the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs shall be authorized to consider the Party Leader and Independent Member letters, together with An Act to enact and amend various statutes as passed by the Legislature today, with the first witness during such consideration to be the Minister of Finance; and That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 8 to 16 inclusive in the Order of Precedence on the ballot list for Private Members’ Public Business; and That the adjournment debate scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2020 filed by the Member for Oshawa (Ms. French) be withdrawn; and That in the case of any division on any proceeding provided for in this motion, the division bells be limited to 5 minutes; and That the House shall continue to meet beyond the normal hour of adjournment today if necessary; and That when the House adjourns today it shall stand adjourned until April 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 25, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 25, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That Members present for today’s proceedings be permitted to speak and vote from any Member’s desk in the Chamber in order to observe recommended social and physical distancing between people at the present time.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 25, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 25, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That notwithstanding any Standing Order or special Order of the House, That members present for today’s proceedings be permitted to speak and vote from any Member’s desk in the Chamber in order to observe recommended social distancing between people at the present time; and That the Order for Second Reading of Bill 186, An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 may be called today, and when that Order is called, 45 minutes shall be allotted to the debate on the motion for Second Reading of the Bill, divided equally among the Government, Official Opposition, and Independent Members as a group, at the end of which time the Speaker shall interrupt and put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading; and That the Order for Third Reading of Bill 186 shall then immediately be called, and the question shall immediately be put on the motion for Third Reading of the Bill without debate or amendment; and That the Order for Second Reading of Bill 187, An Act to amend the Municipal Act, 2001 and the City of Toronto Act, 2006 may be called today, and when that Order is called, 15 minutes shall be allotted to the debate on the motion for Second Reading of the Bill, divided equally among the Government, Official Opposition, and Independent Members as a group, at the end of which time the Speaker shall interrupt and put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading; and That the Order for Third Reading of Bill 187 shall then immediately be called, and the question shall immediately be put on the motion for Third Reading of the Bill without debate or amendment; and That Opposition Day Number 2, standing in the name of Ms. Horwath, designated for Monday, March 23, 2020, be deemed undesignated and that the Official Opposition retain the four Opposition Days remaining in this sitting; and That the Order of the House dated March 11, 2020 allocating time for proceedings on Bill 156, An Act to protect Ontario’s farms and farm animals from trespassers and other forms of interference and to prevent contamination of Ontario’s food supply, be rescinded; and That all Standing Committees remain adjourned until the Government House Leader indicates to the Speaker that it is in the public interest for Standing Committees to meet; and That, notwithstanding Standing Order 101(a), the House shall not meet to consider Private Members’ Public Business on Thursday, March 19, 2020; and That in the case of any division on any proceeding provided for in this motion, the division bells be limited to 5 minutes; and That when the House adjourns today, it shall stand adjourned until Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 19, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 19, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, during any time that the House is adjourned during the remainder of the 2020 Spring Sessional Period, the Government House Leader may give written notice to the Speaker that the Assembly shall not meet; and The Speaker shall thereupon cause the Assembly to remain adjourned accordingly until further notice is given to the Speaker in writing to convene the Assembly; and The provisions of this motion are in effect to 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020 and expire at that time.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 12, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 12, 2020-debated-
amendmentMarch 12, 2020Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentMarch 12, 2020-debated-
amendmentMarch 12, 2020-votelost on division
motionMarch 12, 2020-votecarried
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Motion 75 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That pursuant to Standing Order 50 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 156, An Act to protect Ontario’s farms and farm animals from trespassers and other forms of interference and to prevent contamination of Ontario’s food supply, the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Friday, March 27, 2020, and Monday, March 30, 2020, in London and Northumberland—Peterborough South 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 156: • Notice of public hearings; • That the deadline for requests to appear be 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020; • 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; • 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 noon on Friday, March 20, 2020; • That each witness receive up to 10 minutes for their presentation followed by 20 minutes for questioning, with 8 minutes allotted to the Government, 8 minutes allotted to the Official Opposition and 4 minutes allotted to the Green Party Independent Member; • That the deadline for written submissions be 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2020; That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 1, 2020; and That the Committee meet on Monday, April 6, 2020 during its regularly scheduled meeting time, and on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 3:00 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. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 132(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Wednesday, April 8, 2020. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed 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; and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 15 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 10, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 10, 2020-debated-
motionMarch 10, 2020-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 30(h)
motionMarch 11, 2020-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 10, 11, 12 and 13 in the Order of Precedence Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 9, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 9, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Order of the House dated Wednesday, March 4, 2020, referring Bill 156, An Act to protect Ontario’s farms and farm animals from trespassers and other forms of interference and to prevent contamination of Ontario’s food supply, to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be discharged and the Bill be referred to the Standing Committee on General Government.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 9, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 9, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be authorized to meet on Monday, March 23, 2020, Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and Friday, April 3, 2020.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 9, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 9, 2020-debated-
motionMarch 9, 2020-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That notwithstanding any Standing Order, the Order for Concurrence in Supply for the various ministries and offices, as represented by Government Orders 27 through 33, inclusive, shall be called concurrently; and That when such Orders are called they shall be considered concurrently in a single debate; and That two hours shall be allotted to the debate, divided equally among the recognized parties, at the end of which time the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Order for Concurrence in Supply for each of the ministries referred to above; and That any required divisions in the Orders for Concurrence in Supply shall be deferred to Deferred Votes, such votes to be taken in succession, with one five-minute bell.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 4, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 4, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the adjournment debate scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, 2020 filed by the Member for Niagara Falls (Mr. Gates) be answered by the Minister of Health or her Parliamentary Assistant.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 4, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 4, 2020-debated-
motionMarch 4, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the adjournment debate scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, 2020 filed by the Member for Kiiwetinoong (Mr. Mamakwa) be answered by the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines or his Parliamentary Assistant.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 4, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 4, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Mr. Anand replaces Ms. Ghamari; Ms. Hogarth replaces Mrs. Tangri; and On the Standing Committee on Government Agencies, Mrs. Tangri replaces Mr. Thanigasalam.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 2, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 2, 2020-debated-
motionMarch 2, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 6 in the Order of Precedence on the ballot list draw of November 4, 2019 for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 2, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionMarch 2, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Estimates, Mr. Coe replaces Ms. Park; Mr. Rasheed replaces Mr. Cho (Willowdale); On the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, Ms. Park replaces Mr. Coe; On the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr. Cho (Willowdale) replaces Mr. Rasheed; and On the Standing Committee on Government Agencies, Mr. Pang replaces Mr. Gill.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 24, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionFebruary 24, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Standing Committee on Social Policy meet on Monday, February 24, 2020, during its regularly scheduled meeting time for public hearings on Bill 141, An Act respecting registration of and access to defibrillators; and That witnesses be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis; and That the deadline to file amendments with the Clerk of the Committee be 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2020; and That the Committee meet on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 during its regularly scheduled meeting time for clause-by-clause consideration of Bill 141.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 20, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionFebruary 20, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 4 in the Order of Precedence on the ballot list draw of November 4, 2019 for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 20, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionFebruary 20, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Member for Eglinton—Lawrence (Mrs. Martin) be added as a co-sponsor to Bill 168, An Act to combat antisemitism, standing in the name of Mr. Bouma.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 19, 2020Paul Calandramoved-
motionFebruary 19, 2020-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Orders for Second and Third Reading of the following Private Bills shall be called consecutively and the questions on the motions for Second and Third Reading of the Bills be put immediately without debate:- Bill Pr11, An Act to revive 598968 Ontario Limited. Bill Pr12, An Act to revive 2345260 Ontario Ltd. Bill Pr13, An Act to revive A&One Fashion Jewellery Wholesale Ltd. Bill Pr14, An Act respecting the Special Ability Riding Institute. Bill Pr15, An Act to revive Haggart Belting Canada Ltd. Bill Pr18, An Act to revive 1191650 Ontario Limited. Bill Pr19, An Act to revive 1549408 Ontario Inc. Bill Pr22, An Act to revive Olympic Floor Cleaning Inc.; and That Mr. Coe may move Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr22 on behalf of Mr. Thanigasalam.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 12, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionDecember 12, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That Mr. Fraser be substituted for Mr. Gravelle on the Standing Committee on Social Policy for its consideration of Bill 141, An Act respecting registration of and access to defibrillators, during the winter adjournment.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 12, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionDecember 12, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That when the Order for Third Reading of Bill 123, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act respecting electric vehicle charging stations is called, one hour shall be allotted to the debate, with 25 minutes for the Government, 25 minutes for the Official Opposition and 10 minutes for the Independents; at the end of which 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.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 11, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionDecember 11, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That during the winter adjournment, Standing Committees be authorized to meet as follows: Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs meet for Pre-Budget Consultations for up to 8 days; and Standing Committee on Justice Policy meet to consider Bill 159, An Act to amend various statutes in respect of consumer protection for up to 5 days; and Standing Committee on General Government meet to consider Bill 145, An Act to amend the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, for up to 5 days; and Standing Committee on Social Policy meet to consider Bill 141, An Act respecting registration of and access to defibrillators for up to 3 days.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 11, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionDecember 11, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That pursuant to Standing Order 74, the Order for Second Reading of Bill 159, An Act to amend various statutes in respect of consumer protection, be discharged and the Bill be referred to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 11, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionDecember 11, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That when the Order for Third Reading of Bill 6, An Act to establish the Poet Laureate of Ontario in memory of Gord Downie is called, one hour shall be allotted to the debate, with 25 minutes for the Government, 25 minutes for the Official Opposition and 10 minutes for the Independents; at the end of which 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.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 10, 2019Todd Smithmoved-
motionDecember 10, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills be authorized to meet from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of Bill 123, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act respecting electric vehicle charging stations.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 10, 2019Todd Smithmoved-
motionDecember 10, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the adjournment debate scheduled for Tuesday, December 10, 2019 filed by the Member for Kingston and the Islands (Mr. Arthur) be answered by the Minister of Health or her Parliamentary Assistant.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 10, 2019Todd Smithmoved-
motionDecember 10, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence on the ballot list draw of November 4, 2019 for Private Members’ Public Business:- Ms. Hunter assumes ballot item number 17; Mr. Gravelle assumes ballot item number 89.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 5, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionDecember 5, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 99 and 100 in the Order of Precedence on the ballot list draw of July 11, 2018 for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 5, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionDecember 5, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That sign-language interpreters may be present on the floor of the Chamber on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 to interpret Statements by the Ministry and Responses.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 2, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionDecember 2, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 91 in the Order of Precedence on the ballot list draw of July 11, 2018 for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 28, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 28, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 74 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 116, An Act to enact the Mental Health and Addictions Centre of Excellence Act, 2019 and the Opioid Damages and Health Costs Recovery Act, 2019, 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 Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 116: That the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings; and That the deadline for requests to appear be Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.; 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 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019; 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 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019; and That each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 8 minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning, and 2 minutes for the Independent Member; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be Monday, December 9, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.; and That the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 5:00 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. 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 Wednesday, December 11, 2019. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes; and That Third Reading debate be limited to two hours, with 50 minutes for the Government, 50 minutes for the Official Opposition, and 20 minutes for the Independents.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 28, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 28, 2019-debated-
motionNovember 28, 2019-question putvote deferred
motionNovember 28, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 73 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Order of the House dated October 22, 2018 amending the Standing Orders be rescinded, and that the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly be amended as follows: The following new Standing Order is added: 1.1 The Speaker may alter the application of any Standing or special Order or practice of the House, other than those that deal with number of times or duration of time a member may speak, the timing of proceedings or the time allotted to proceedings, in order to permit the full participation in the proceedings of the House of any member with a disability. Standing Order 2 is amended by adding the following: “Board of Internal Economy” means the Board of Internal Economy established by the Legislative Assembly Act. “Orders and Notices Paper” means the paper printed and distributed on any one Sessional day. Standing Orders 6 (a) and (b) are deleted and the following substituted: 6. (a) During a Parliament, the House shall meet: (i) In a Spring meeting period from the Tuesday following Family Day to the first Thursday in June; and (ii) In a Fall meeting period from the Monday following Labour Day to the second Thursday in December. (b) During these meeting periods, the House shall not meet during the following Constituency Weeks: (i) The week prescribed by the regulations made under the Education Act for the school holiday in March; (ii) The week in which Easter Monday falls; (iii) The week in which Victoria Day falls; (iv) The week in which Thanksgiving Day falls; (v) The week in which Remembrance Day falls, except that if Remembrance Day falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, the House shall instead not meet the week preceding Remembrance Day, nor on the Monday immediately following Remembrance Day. (b.1) With notice, the Government House Leader may propose a motion to extend the hours of meeting during the last 18 Sessional days in the Fall and Spring sessional periods provided for in clause (a), and during any extension thereof. Standing Order 6 is amended by adding the following clause: (c.1) At any time prior to the commencement of an evening meeting scheduled pursuant to this Standing Order, the Government House Leader may indicate to the House that the evening meeting is no longer required, and it shall thereupon be cancelled. Standing Order 8 (a) is deleted and the following substituted: 8. (a) The weekly meeting schedule for the House when it is in session shall be: DAY TIME PROCEEDING Monday 10:15 a.m. Morning Routine: Members’ Statements Introduction of Visitors Question Period Deferred Votes Following Morning Routine Recess 1:00 p.m. Afternoon Routine: Introduction of Visitors Reports by Committees Introduction of Bills Statements by the Ministry and Responses Motions Petitions Following Afternoon Routine Orders of the Day 6:00 p.m. Adjournment Tuesday 9:00 a.m. Orders of the Day 10:15 a.m. Morning Routine: Members’ Statements Introduction of Visitors Question Period Deferred Votes Following Morning Routine Recess 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Routine: Introduction of Visitors Reports by Committees Introduction of Bills Statements by the Ministry and Responses Motions Petitions Following Afternoon Routine Orders of the Day 6:00 p.m. Adjournment Wednesday 9:00 a.m. Orders of the Day 10:15 a.m. Morning Routine: Members’ Statements Introduction of Visitors Question Period Deferred Votes Following Morning Routine Recess 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Routine: Introduction of Visitors Reports by Committees Introduction of Bills Statements by the Ministry and Responses Motions Petitions Following Afternoon Routine Orders of the Day 6:00 p.m. Adjournment Thursday 9:00 a.m. Orders of the Day 10:15 a.m. Morning Routine: Members’ Statements Introduction of Visitors Question Period Deferred Votes Following Morning Routine Recess 1:00 p.m. Afternoon Routine: Introduction of Visitors Reports by Committees Introduction of Bills Statements by the Ministry and Responses Motions Petitions Following Afternoon Routine Private Members’ Public Business Following Private Members’ Public Business Orders of the Day 6:00 p.m. Adjournment Standing Order 8 (b) is amended by deleting “and at 10:25 a.m. every day”. Standing Order 8 is amended by adding the following clause: (c.1) Following Prayers on the first sitting Monday of each month, the Canadian National Anthem and the Royal Anthem shall be sung in the Chamber. Standing Order 8 (d) is deleted and the following substituted: (d) When the Speaker calls Orders of the Day the Government House Leader may indicate that no business, or no further business, as the case may be, is to be called, whereupon the Speaker shall recess the House to the next daily proceeding, or adjourn the House to the next sessional day, as the case may be. Standing Order 8 (e) is amended by deleting “3:15” and substituting “4:00” and by deleting “10:30” and substituting “10:15”. Standing Order 9 (c) is amended by deleting the words “the House or”. The following new Standing Order is added: 20.1 The use of laptops, tablets and smartphones is permitted in the Chamber and committee rooms provided they are operated silently, do not impair decorum and are not used as a telephone, recording device, camera or prop. Standing Order 25 is amended by deleting the first paragraph and substituting the following: 25. Following the speech of each member, 10 minutes will be allotted for members to ask questions on matters relevant to the speech. A member may ask a question for up to 1 minute and the member originally speaking will then have up to 1 minute to reply, in the following circumstances: Standing Orders 25 (a), (b), (c) and (d) are amended by deleting the words “and comments” in each clause. Standing Order 28 (i) is amended by deleting the words “for closure” and substituting “subject to Standing Order 9 (c), for closure”. The heading of Section VIII. is renamed “DAILY ROUTINE”. Standing Order 30 is deleted and the following substituted: (a) The proceedings in the Morning and Afternoon Routine shall be conducted at the times and in the order set out in Standing Order 8 (a). (b) The time allotted for the Afternoon Routine each day shall not exceed 90 minutes. At the end of that time the Speaker shall interrupt and shall put every question necessary to dispose of the proceeding currently occupying the House, and thereafter immediately call Orders of the Day. Standing Order 33 (c) is amended by deleting the second line. Standing Order 36 is deleted and the following substituted: 36. Up to five minutes shall be allotted during both the Morning and Afternoon Routine for members to recognize guests. Members may introduce visitors by stating only their name, title, organization and/or riding. No member shall seek to introduce a visitor at any time by way of a point of order. Standing Orders 37 (e) through (i) are deleted and the following substituted: (e) Any member of the Executive Council or any Parliamentary Assistant may respond to any question during Question Period and may, in their discretion, decline to answer any question. (f) Parliamentary assistants may direct questions only to ministers other than their own. (g) The Speaker has the discretion to permit an independent member to place a question and one supplementary question during Question Period. In exercising his or her discretion, the Speaker shall have regard to the opportunities that members of recognized Parties, other than the Leaders of Opposition Parties or members who place questions instead of the Leaders, have to place such questions. The following new Standing Order is added: 38.1 Any divisions deferred under Standing Orders 9 (c) or 28 (h) shall be disposed of consecutively during this time and the bells shall be rung for 5 minutes prior to each division. Standing Order 40 (b) is amended by adding at the end, “and such distribution may be done electronically”. Standing Order 42(a) is deleted and the following substituted: (a) There shall be 12 hours allotted to the debate on the motion for an Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne and any amendments thereto, at the end of which time the Speaker shall without further debate or amendment put every question necessary to dispose of the motion. (a.1) The debate on the motion for an Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne shall be completed before the presentation of the Budget. Standing Order 46(a) is amended by deleting all the words following “interrupt the bell,” and substituting “deem the debate to be adjourned and call the next proceeding pursuant to Standing Order 8 (a).” Standing Order 47 (c) is deleted and the following substituted: (c) A time allocation motion may not be moved until second reading debate has been completed or 6 ½ hours of debate have taken place on second reading consideration of any government bill or on a substantive government motion. Upon completion of 6 ½ hours of debate, the Speaker shall deem the debate to be adjourned unless the Government House Leader directs the debate to continue. Standing Order 47 (d) is deleted and the following substituted: (d) A bill, and a time allocation motion applying to that same bill, may not be considered on the same calendar day. Standing Order 48 is amended by adding at the end, “Except as provided by Standing Order 9 (c), the vote on a motion for closure shall not be deferred.” Standing Order 54 is amended by deleting the word “Government”. Standing Orders 60 (a), (b) and (c) are deleted and the following substituted: 60. (a) The Standing Committee on Estimates shall select for consideration the Estimates of not fewer than six and not more than 12 ministries and offices. (b) (i) The Estimates of the ministries and offices to be considered by the Committee shall be selected by members of the Committee such that the members of the Party forming the Official Opposition shall select first, followed by the members of the other recognized Parties in order of their representation in the House, and the members of the Party forming the government shall select last. (ii) With each turn, the members of each Party may choose the Estimates of one or two ministries or offices to be considered. (iii) If, when their turn to select occurs, the members of one Party decline to make a selection, the selection passes to the members of the next party in the rotation as provided in (i). (c) The Estimates of the ministries and offices shall be considered in the order in which they were selected. Standing Order 60 (d) is amended by deleting the word “round” and substituting the word “turn” in each instance. Standing Order 69 is amended by deleting the words “up to one member from each of the recognized Parties, and by any independent member” and substituting “up to four private members of the House”. Standing Order 71 (a) is amended by deleting the words “and distributed and marked PRINTED on the Orders and Notices Paper”. Standing Order 71 (b) is amended by deleting “12:00 noon” and substituting “8:30 a.m.” in each instance. Standing Order 79 (b) is amended by deleting the words “and marked REPRINTED on the Orders and Notices Paper”. Standing Order 81 (c) is deleted. Standing Order 98 (a) is amended by deleting the first line and the substituting the following: Three items of Private Members’ Public Business shall be considered each Thursday, and the time provided for each shall be allotted as follows: Standing Order 98 (e) is deleted. Standing Order 136 is deleted. Standing Order 137 (a) is amended by deleting the words “placed on the Speaker’s Table and on the desk of each member a copy of” and substituting “published”. The following new Standing Order is added: 146. For greater certainty, the proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy are proceedings in Parliament. And that for the duration of the 42nd Parliament the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly be amended as follows: Standing Order 35 (e) is amended by adding at the end “and an independent member or members may comment for up to a total of 5 minutes.” Standing Order 43 (a)(iv) is deleted and the following substituted: (a)(iv) shall be taken up upon the commencement of Orders of the Day in the afternoon on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, as the case may be, the time available being apportioned equally among the recognized Parties in the House, after first allotting time to the independent member(s) of the House, if any; the time for a reply by the mover of the motion shall be included in the time apportioned to the Party of which the mover is a member; (iv.1) the time allotted to independent members referred to in (iv) shall be 3 minutes per independent member up to a maximum of 12 minutes, which may be shared among the independent members; Standing Order 47(b) is deleted and the following substituted: 47 (b) Two hours shall be allotted to the debate, apportioned equally among the recognized Parties, after first allotting time to the independent member(s) of the House, if any. At the end of this time the Speaker shall without further debate or amendment put every question necessary to dispose of the motion. If a recorded vote is requested by five members, the division bells shall be limited to 10 minutes. (b.1) The time allotted to independent members referred to in (b) shall be 3 minutes per independent member up to a maximum of 12 minutes which may be shared among the independent members. Standing Order 66 (a) is deleted and the following substituted: 66 (a) On the first Item of the first Vote of each set of Estimates, a representative of each recognized Party may speak for not more than 30 minutes and the minister or person answerable for the Estimates is allowed not more than 30 minutes for a right of reply. Thereafter, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Estimates shall ensure that the members adhere strictly to the Vote and Item under consideration and shall apportion the remaining time among the recognized Parties after first allotting time to the independent member(s) on the Committee, if any. 66 (a.1) the time allotted to independent member(s) referred to in (a) shall be 15 minutes. Standing Order 113 (e) is amended by adding the following at the end: In the case of independent members, the notification must be signed by the independent permanent member and the independent substituting member. If a committee meeting is divided into morning and afternoon segments on the same sitting day, this clause applies to each segment individually. And, that the Clerk is authorized to re-number Standing Orders 30 to 39 and to order them as the daily routine proceedings are set out in Standing Order 8 (a), and to make such other consequential, editorial or other minor changes as may be required to ensure a consistent form of expression throughout the Standing Orders; and That in exercising his discretion under Standing Orders 31 (c), 37 (i) and 98 (a)(iv) the Speaker shall recognize independent members for the duration of the 42nd Parliament as follows: • During Members’ Statements: one per day • During Oral Questions: two questions per day, each followed by one supplementary • During Private Members’ Public Business: 5 minutes for each item of business, which may be shared. And that the terms of this motion shall come into force at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 27, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 27, 2019-debated-
amendmentNovember 27, 2019Mike Harrismoved-
amendmentNovember 27, 2019-debated-
amendmentNovember 27, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
amendmentNovember 27, 2019-votecarried on division
motion, as amendedNovember 28, 2019-debated-
amendmentNovember 28, 2019Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentNovember 28, 2019-debated-
amendmentDecember 2, 2019-debated-
amendment to amendmentDecember 2, 2019Sara Singhmoved-
amendment to amendmentDecember 2, 2019-debated-
amendment to amendmentDecember 3, 2019-debated-
amendment to amendmentDecember 4, 2019-debated-
amendment to amendmentDecember 4, 2019Christine Hogarthmoved closurevote deferred
amendment to amendmentDecember 4, 2019-closurecarried on division
motion, as amendedDecember 4, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 72 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 138, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various 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 at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 138: That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet on Monday, December 2, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and That the deadline for requests to appear be 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 28, 2019; 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 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 28, 2019; 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 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 28, 2019; and That each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 10 minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be Monday, December 2, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.; and That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs shall be authorized to meet on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5:00 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. 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 Monday, December 9, 2019. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed 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 for Third Reading more than once in the same sessional day; and That in the event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes; and That Third Reading Debate be limited to two hours with 50 minutes for the Government, 50 minutes for the Official Opposition, and 20 minutes for the Independents.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 26, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 26, 2019-debated-
motionNovember 26, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionNovember 26, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 92 in the Order of Precedence on the ballot list draw of July 11, 2018 for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 25, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 25, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That sponsorship of Bill 123, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act respecting electric vehicle charging stations, standing in the name of Mr. Calandra be transferred to the Member for Whitby (Mr. Coe) and that the Member for Guelph (Mr. Schreiner) be added as a co-sponsor.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 25, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 25, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the adjournment debate scheduled for Tuesday, November 26, 2019 filed by the Member for Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas (Ms. Shaw) be answered by the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks or his Parliamentary Assistant.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 25, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 25, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 71 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(iii) the House shall continue to meet past 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 25, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 25, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 25, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 70 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 136, An Act to enact the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, 2019 and make consequential amendments with respect to animal protection, 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 Justice Policy; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 136: That the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be authorized to meet on Friday, November 29, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for public hearings on the Bill; and That the deadline for requests to appear be 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019; 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 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019; 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 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019; and That each witness will receive up to 10 minutes for their presentation followed by 20 minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be Friday, November 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be Monday, December 2, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.; and That the Standing Committee on Justice Policy shall be authorized to meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.; and 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 5:00 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. 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 Wednesday, December 4, 2019. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed 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 Justice 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes; and Third Reading Debate is to be limited to three hours, with 1 hour and 20 minutes for the Government; 1 hour and 20 minutes for the Official Opposition; and 20 minutes for the Independents.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 21, 2019Sylvia Jonesmoved-
motionNovember 21, 2019-debated-
motionNovember 25, 2019-debated-
motionNovember 25, 2019-question put-
motionNovember 25, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That Standing Committee on Estimates be authorized to sit until 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 20, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 20, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 85, 86, 87, 88, 89 and 90 in the Order of Precedence on the ballot list draw of July 11, 2018 for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 18, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 18, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the House pay tribute in respect of Remembrance Day.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 7, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionNovember 7, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 69 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 132, An Act to reduce burdens on people and businesses by enacting, amending and repealing various Acts and revoking various Regulations, 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 from Tuesday, November 19, 2019 until Friday, November 29, 2019 for public hearings; and That the Committee shall meet in London, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, Kenora, and Toronto; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 132: • Notice of public hearings; and • That the deadline for requests to appear be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019; 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 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019; 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 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to ten minutes for their presentation followed by twenty minutes for questioning, with eight minutes allotted to the Government, ten minutes allotted to the Official Opposition and two minutes allotted to the Green Party Independent Member; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 29, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on General Government shall be authorized to meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 5:00 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. 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 Wednesday, December 4, 2019. 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 5 hours and 20 minutes shall be allotted to Third Reading debate: 2 hours and 30 minutes allotted to the Government, 2 hours and 30 minutes allotted to the Official Opposition, and 20 minutes allotted to the Independents; 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes; 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 vote shall be permitted.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 6, 2019Victor Fedelimoved-
motionNovember 6, 2019-debated-
motionNovember 6, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motionNovember 7, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Order of the House dated October 31, 2019 relating to Bill 124, An Act to implement moderation measures in respect of compensation in Ontario’s public sector, be amended by replacing the fourth bullet point with the following: “That each witness will receive up to ten minutes for their presentation followed by twenty minutes for questioning, with eight minutes allotted to the Government, ten minutes allotted to the Official Opposition and two minutes allotted to the Green Party Independent Member.”

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 31, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 31, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly, Miss Mitas replaces Mr. Bailey; and On the Standing Committee on Estimates, Mr. Parsa replaces Mr. Crawford; and On the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Mr. Gravelle replaces Mr. Fraser; and On the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Mr. Fraser replaces Mr. Gravelle.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 31, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 31, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 68 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 124, An Act to implement moderation measures in respect of compensation in Ontario’s public sector, 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, November 4, 2019 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 124: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019; 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 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019; 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 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to 10 minutes for their presentation followed by 20 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 4, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on General Government shall be authorized to meet on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 5:00 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. 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, November 7, 2019. 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 Third Reading debate shall be limited to one hour, with 25 minutes allotted to the Government, 25 minutes allotted to the Official Opposition, and 10 minutes allotted to the Independent Members; 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes; 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.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 30, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 30, 2019-debated-
motionOctober 30, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motionOctober 31, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Late Show standing in the name of the Member for Ottawa South (Mr. Fraser) be rescheduled to Wednesday, October 30, 2019; and That the Late Show standing in the name of the Member for Kitchener Centre (Ms. Lindo) be rescheduled to Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 29, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 29, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 67 Mr. Bethlenfalvy (Pickering—Uxbridge)

That the Minister of Finance be authorized to pay the salaries of the civil servants and other necessary payments relating to the Legislative Offices pending the voting of Supply for the period commencing October 28, 2019 and ending on March 31, 2020, such payments to be charged to the proper appropriation for the 2019-20 fiscal year, following the voting of Supply.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 29, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 29, 2019-debated-
motionOctober 30, 2019-debated-
motionOctober 30, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the House pay tribute to Bette M. Stephenson, former Member of the Electoral District of York Mills, on the occasion of her receiving the Distinguished Service Award, conferred by the Ontario Association of Former Parliamentarians.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 28, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 28, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr. Sandhu replaces Mr. Crawford; Mr. Smith (Peterborough—Kawartha) replaces Mr. Downey; and On the Standing Committee on Estimates, Mr. Crawford replaces Ms. Dunlop; Ms. Triantafilopoulos replaces Mr. Lecce; Ms. Khanjin replaces Mrs. Martow; and On the Standing Committee on General Government, Ms. Ghamari replaces Mr. Smith (Peterborough—Kawartha); Mr. Bailey replaces Ms. Kusendova; Mr. Sabawy replaces Ms. Hogarth; Mr. Harris replaces Mr. Kanapathi; and On the Standing Committee on Government Agencies, Mr. Bouma replaces Mr. Baber; Mr. Thanigasalam replaces Mr. Ke; Mr. Coe replaces Ms. Khanjin; Mr. Gill replaces Mr. Roberts; and that Mrs. Fee be removed; and On the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Mrs. Tangri replaces Miss Mitas; Mr. Crawford replaces Mr. McDonell; Mr. Cho (Willowdale) replaces Ms. Surma; Ms. Andrew replaces Ms. Morrison; Mme Gélinas replaces Ms. Sattler; and On the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, Ms. Triantafilopoulos replaces Ms. Dunlop; Mr. Coe replaces Mr. Romano; Mr. Bouma replaces Mr. Sarkaria; Ms. Kusendova replaces Ms. Park; and that Mr. Babikian be removed; Mr. Singh (Brampton East) replaces Ms. Singh (Brampton Centre); Ms. Morrison replaces Miss Taylor; and On the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Mr. Smith (Peterborough—Kawartha) replaces Mr. Calandra; Mr. Anand replaces Mr. Rasheed; Mr. Barrett replaces Mr. Coe; Mrs. Martow replaces Mr. Sandhu; and On the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Ms. Kusendova replaces Mrs. Tangri; Mr. Babikian replaces Mr. Anand; Mr. Harris replaces Mr. Sabawy; Ms. Hogarth replaces Ms. Triantafilopoulos; Mr. Kernaghan replaces Ms. Begum; and On the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Rasheed replaces Ms. McKenna; Mr. Kanapathi replaces Mr. Coe; Mr. McDonell replaces Mr. Harris; Ms. Skelly replaces Miss Mitas; Ms. Singh (Brampton Centre) replaces Mr. Singh (Brampton East).

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 28, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 28, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 84 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 28, 2019Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 28, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Phillips (Ajax)

That the Orders for Second and Third Reading of the following Private Bills shall be called consecutively and the questions on the motions for Second and Third Reading of the Bills be put immediately without debate:- Bill Pr5, An Act to revive Dundas Valley Masonic Hall Inc. Bill Pr7, An Act to revive 665395 Ontario Limited. Bill Pr8, An Act to revive Good Fortune Corporation. Bill Pr9, An Act to revive All Trade Quantities Inc. Bill Pr10, An Act respecting The United Church of Canada; and That, Ms. Shaw may move the motions for Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr5 on behalf of Ms. Shaw; and That, Ms. Hogarth may move the motions for Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr7 on behalf of Ms. Hogarth; and That, Mr. Babikian may move the motions for Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr8 on behalf of Mr. Babikian; and That, Mrs. Wai may move the motions for Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr9 on behalf of Mrs. Wai; and That, Ms. Wynne may move the motions for Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr10 on behalf of Ms. Wynne.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 6, 2019Rod Phillipsmoved-
motionJune 6, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 66 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 117, An Act to amend the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, that the Order referring the Bill to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be discharged, and the Bill be ordered for Third Reading; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, one hour shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, with 20 minutes apportioned to the Government, 20 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 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 3, 2019Bill Walkermoved-
motionJune 3, 2019-debated-
motionJune 3, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motionJune 4, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 65 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 115, An Act to amend the Liquor Control Act with respect to the termination of a specified agreement, 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 for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, one hour shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, with 20 minutes apportioned to the Government, 20 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 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 3, 2019John Yakabuskimoved-
motionJune 3, 2019-debated-
motionJune 3, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motionJune 4, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 64 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(iii), the House shall continue to meet from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Sunday, June 2, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 2, 2019Stephen Leccemoved-
motionJune 2, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Hardeman (Oxford)

That sign-language interpreters may be present on the floor of the Chamber today to interpret Statements by the Ministry and Responses.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 28, 2019Ernie Hardemanmoved-
motionMay 28, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Hardeman (Oxford)

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 63(a), the Standing Committee on Estimates shall present one report with respect to all of the Estimates and Supplementary Estimates considered pursuant to Standing Orders 60 and 62 no later than the fourth Thursday in November for 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 28, 2019Ernie Hardemanmoved-
motionMay 28, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 63 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(iii), the House shall meet from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Thursday, May 30, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 30, 2019Stephen Leccemoved-
motionMay 30, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 76 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 27, 2019Todd Smithmoved-
motionMay 27, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 62 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 108, An Act to amend various statutes with respect to housing, other development and various other matters, 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 Justice Policy; and That the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be authorized to meet on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 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 108: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019; 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 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019; 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 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to six minutes for their presentation followed by fourteen minutes for questioning with two minutes allotted to the Independent Liberal Member and twelve minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on Justice Policy shall be authorized to meet on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Monday, June 3, 2019 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, June 4, 2019. 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 Justice 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, three hours of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with one hour and 15 minutes allotted to the Government, one hour and 15 minutes allotted to Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, 20 minutes to the Independent Liberal Members, and 10 minutes allotted to the Independent Green Member. 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 27, 2019Bill Walkermoved-
motionMay 27, 2019-debated-
amendmentMay 27, 2019Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentMay 27, 2019-debated-
amendmentMay 27, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
amendmentMay 28, 2019-votelost on division
motionMay 28, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That the Late Show standing in the name of the Member for Kitchener Centre (Ms. Lindo) be rescheduled to Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 15, 2019Todd Smithmoved-
motionMay 15, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 38(b), the Parliamentary Assistant for the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (Ms. Khanjin) may respond to the Late Show scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in place of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (Mr. Lecce); and That the Parliamentary Assistant for the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Mr. McDonell) may respond to the Late Show scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in place of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance (Mr. Downey); and That the Parliamentary Assistant for the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (Mrs. Martin) may respond to the Late Show scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in place of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (Mr. Lecce).

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 14, 2019Todd Smithmoved-
motionMay 14, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 61 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 107, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act and various other statutes in respect of transportation-related matters, 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 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 and Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 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 107: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019; 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 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019; 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 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to six minutes for their presentation followed by fourteen minutes for questioning with two minutes allotted to the Independent Green Member and twelve minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on General Government shall be authorized to meet on Monday, May 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, May 28, 2019 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 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 4:00 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. 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 Wednesday, May 29, 2019. 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, three hours of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with one hour and fifteen minutes allotted to the Government; one hour and fifteen minutes allotted to Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition; 20 minutes to the Independent Liberal Members, and 10 minutes allotted to the Independent Green Member; 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 14, 2019Ernie Hardemanmoved-
motionMay 14, 2019-debated-
amendmentMay 14, 2019Mike Harrismoved-
amendmentMay 14, 2019-debated-
amendmentMay 15, 2019-debated-
amendmentMay 15, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
amendmentMay 15, 2019-votecarried on division
motion, as amendedMay 15, 2019-question put-
motion, as amendedMay 15, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 60 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Thursday, June 6, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 6, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 59 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 6, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 58 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 5, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 57 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 5, 2019Stephen Leccemoved-
motionJune 5, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 56 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 4, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 55 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 4, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 54 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Monday, June 3, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 3, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 53 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJune 3, 2019Sylvia Jonesmoved-
motionJune 3, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 52 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Thursday, May 30, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 30, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 51 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 30, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 50 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 29, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 49 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 29, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 48 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 28, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 47 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 28, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 46 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Monday, May 27, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 27, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 45 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 27, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 44 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Thursday, May 16, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 16, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 43 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 16, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 42 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 15, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 41 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 15, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 40 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 14, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 39 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 14, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 38 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 midnight on Monday, May 13, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 13, 2019-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 37 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 13, 2019Stephen Leccemoved-
motionMay 13, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That notwithstanding Standing Order 38(b), the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance (Mr. Downey) may respond to the Late Show scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in place of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (Mr. Lecce).

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 8, 2019Todd Smithmoved-
motionMay 8, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)

That notwithstanding Standing Order 38(b), the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (Mr. Barrett) may respond to the Late Show scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in place of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (Mr. Lecce).

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 7, 2019Laurie Scottmoved-
motionMay 7, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 38(b), the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance (Mr. Downey) may respond to the Late Show scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in place of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (Mr. Lecce).

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 6, 2019Bill Walkermoved-
motionMay 6, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Estimates, Mr. Hillier replaces Mr. Gravelle; and On the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Miss Mitas and Mr. Gravelle are added.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 2, 2019Bill Walkermoved-
motionMay 2, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 38(b), the Parliamentary Assistant for the Minister of Finance (Mr. Downey) may respond to the Late Show scheduled for Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in place of the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (Mr. Lecce).

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 1, 2019Bill Walkermoved-
motionMay 1, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That following the proceeding known as “Members' Statements” during Routine Proceedings on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 up to five minutes shall be allotted for the Independent Members, followed by five minutes for Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, followed by five minutes for Her Majesty’s Government to recognize Yom HaShoah, at the end of which the Member for York Centre (Mr. Baber) will recite a prayer in ancient Hebrew.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 1, 2019Bill Walkermoved-
motionMay 1, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 36 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 100, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various 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 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 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 and Wednesday, May 8, 2019 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 100: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019; 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 Thursday, May 2, 2019; 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 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to five 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 Thursday, May 9, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs shall be authorized to meet on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, May 14, 2019 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 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 4:00 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. 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 Wednesday, May 15, 2019. 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 for Third Reading more than once in the same sessional day; and That in the event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 30, 2019Laurie Scottmoved-
motionApril 30, 2019-debated-
motionMay 1, 2019-debated-
motionMay 1, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionMay 1, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 65 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 29, 2019Steve Clarkmoved-
motionApril 29, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 35 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 87, An Act to amend various statutes related to energy, 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, April 15, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 17, 2019 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 87: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 11, 2019; 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 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019; 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 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to six minutes for their presentation followed by fourteen minutes for questions from Committee members with two minutes allotted to the Independent Member of the Committee for questioning and twelve minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on General Government shall be authorized to meet on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 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, May 2, 2019. 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 notwithstanding Standing Order 71(d), the Bill may be considered in any Standing or Select Committee while any matter, including a procedural motion, relating to the same policy field is being considered in the House; and That in the event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 9, 2019Steve Clarkmoved-
motionApril 9, 2019-debated-
motionApril 10, 2019-debated-
amendmentApril 10, 2019Greg Rickfordmoved-
amendmentApril 10, 2019-debated-
amendmentApril 10, 2019-votecarried
motion, as amendedApril 10, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motion, as amendedApril 10, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 34 Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)

That this House approves in general the Budgetary Policy of the Government.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 11, 2019Victor Fedelimoved-
motionApril 11, 2019Doug Fordseconded-
motionApril 11, 2019-debated-
motionApril 15, 2019-debated-
motionApril 16, 2019-debated-
motionApril 30, 2019-debated-
motionApril 30, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motionMay 1, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 33 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 74, An Act concerning the provision of health care, continuing Ontario Health and making consequential and related amendments and repeals, that the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet on Monday, April 1, 2019 and Tuesday, April 2, 2019 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 74: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 12:00 noon on Thursday, March 28, 2019; 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 Thursday, March 28, 2019; 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 9:00 a.m. on Friday March 29, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to eight minutes for their presentation followed by twelve minutes for questions divided equally amongst the recognized parties; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 4, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on Social Policy shall be authorized to meet on Monday, April 8, 2019 and Tuesday, April 9, 2019 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 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 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 Wednesday, April 10, 2019. 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 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 20 minutes.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 26, 2019Christine Elliottmoved-
motionMarch 26, 2019-debated-
amendmentMarch 26, 2019Gilles Bissonmoved-
amendmentMarch 26, 2019-debated-
amendmentMarch 27, 2019-debated-
amendmentMarch 27, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
amendmentMarch 27, 2019-votelost on division
motionMarch 27, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 32 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 66, An Act to restore Ontario’s competitiveness by amending or repealing certain 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 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, March 18, 2019 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 66: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019; 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 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019; 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 noon on Tuesday, March 12, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to six minutes for their presentation followed by fourteen minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on General Government shall be authorized to meet on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Monday March 25, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Monday, March 25, 2019 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, March 26, 2019. 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 event of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 5, 2019Michael A. Tibollomoved-
motionMarch 5, 2019-debated-
motionMarch 5, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionMarch 5, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 31 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 68, An Act with respect to community safety and policing, that the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be authorized to meet on Thursday, March 7, 2019 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 68: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019; 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 Tuesday, March 5, 2019; 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, March 6, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to eight minutes for their presentation followed by twelve minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 noon on Tuesday, March 12, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on Justice Policy shall be authorized to meet on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Thursday, March 21, 2019 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 Thursday, March 21, 2019 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 Monday, March 25, 2019. 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 Justice 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 Her Majesty's Government; fifty minutes allotted to Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition; 10 minutes to the Independent Liberal Members, and 10 minutes to the Independent Green Member; 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 20 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 4, 2019Lisa Thompsonmoved-
motionMarch 4, 2019-debated-
motionMarch 4, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motionMarch 5, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 30 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 48, An Act to amend various Acts in relation to education and child care, that the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 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 48: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019; 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 Thursday, February 21, 2019; 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, February 22, 2019; and • That each witness will receive up to six minutes for their presentation followed by fourteen minutes divided equally amongst the recognized parties for questioning; and That the deadline for filing written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 noon on Thursday, February 28, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on Social Policy shall be authorized to meet on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 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 Wednesday, March 6, 2019. 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, except in the case of a division arising from Deferred Votes, any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 20 minutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 20, 2019Todd Smithmoved-
motionFebruary 20, 2019-debated-
motionFebruary 21, 2019-debated-
motionFebruary 21, 2019-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionFebruary 21, 2019-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 46(a), the House do now adjourn until Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 20, 2018Todd Smithmoved-
motionDecember 20, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 29 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 67, An Act to amend the Labour Relations Act, 1995, that the order referring the Bill to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be discharged, and the Bill be ordered for Third Reading; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, one hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with twenty minutes allotted to Her Majesty’s Government; twenty 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 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
motionDecember 19, 2018Steve Clarkmoved-
motionDecember 19, 2018-debated-
motionDecember 19, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motionDecember 19, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 28 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, December 20, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 20, 2018-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 27 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to midnight on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 19, 2018-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 26 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to midnight on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 18, 2018Victor Fedelimoved-
motionDecember 18, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Ms. MacLeod (Nepean)

That the House pay tribute in respect of National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 6, 2018Lisa MacLeodmoved-
motionDecember 6, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes)

That the Orders for Second and Third Reading of the following Private Bills shall be called consecutively, and the questions on the motions for Second and Third Reading of the Bills put immediately without debate:- Bill Pr1, An Act to revive Crystal-Kirkland Mines, Limited. Bill Pr2, An Act to revive 2063434 Ontario Limited. Bill Pr3, An Act to revive Brownwood Holdings Limited. Bill Pr4, An Act to revive 850148 Ontario Inc.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 5, 2018Steve Clarkmoved-
motionDecember 5, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes)

That when the House adjourns on Thursday, December 6, 2018, it shall stand adjourned until Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 5, 2018Steve Clarkmoved-
motionDecember 5, 2018-debated-
motionDecember 5, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That a sign-language interpreter be allowed to enter the House during Members’ Statements through to the end of Statements by the Ministry and Responses.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 3, 2018Bill Walkermoved-
motionDecember 3, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 25 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, the definition of “Recognized Party” in Standing Order 2 is deleted and the following substituted: “recognized party” means a party that has a recognized membership of at least 10 per cent of the total number of seats in the Assembly. For the purpose of this Standing Order, if the party’s percentage of the total number of seats is not a whole number, it shall be rounded to, i. the next lowest whole number, in the case of a percentage that ends in less than .5; or ii. the next highest whole number, in the case of a percentage that ends in .5 or more.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 3, 2018Bill Walkermoved-
motionDecember 3, 2018-debated-
amendmentDecember 3, 2018Kaleed Rasheedmoved-
amendmentDecember 3, 2018-debated-
amendmentDecember 3, 2018-votelost
motionDecember 3, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 24 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, December 6, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 6, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionDecember 6, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 23 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to midnight on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 5, 2018-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 22 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to midnight on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 4, 2018-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 21 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to midnight on Monday, December 3, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 3, 2018Bill Walkermoved-
motionDecember 3, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 20 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 57, An Act to enact, amend and repeal various 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 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 Monday, December 3, 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 57: • That the deadline for requests to appear be 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 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 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 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 Thursday, November 29, 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 Monday, December 3, 2018; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018; and That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs shall be authorized to meet on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. for clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Wednesday, December 5, 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, December 6, 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, one hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with twenty-five minutes allotted to the Government; twenty-five minutes allotted to Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition; five minutes allotted to the Independent Liberal Members and five 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, the vote on Third Reading may not be deferred pursuant to Standing Orders 9(c) or 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
motionNovember 27, 2018John Yakabuskimoved-
motionNovember 27, 2018-debated-
amendmentNovember 27, 2018Lisa Thompsonmoved-
amendmentNovember 27, 2018-debated-
amendmentNovember 27, 2018-question putvote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
amendmentNovember 28, 2018-votecarried on division
motion, as amendedNovember 28, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That, notwithstanding the motion passed earlier today, that at 6:00 p.m. today, the House shall stand adjourned until 9:00 a.m. on November 27, 2018.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 26, 2018Bill Walkermoved-
motionNovember 26, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)

That, the schedule of the House for Wednesday, November 28, 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
motionNovember 26, 2018Lisa Thompsonmoved-
motionNovember 26, 2018-debated-
motionNovember 26, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 19 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 28, 2018-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 18 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 27, 2018-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 17 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(ii), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 26, 2018-withdrawn by member pursuant to s.o. 53removed from the Orders and Notices paper
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Motion 16 Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte)

That pursuant to Standing Order 6(c)(i), the House shall meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday, November 26, 2018 for the purpose of considering government business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 26, 2018Steve Clarkmoved-
motionNovember 26, 2018-votecarried on division
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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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