Status of committee business

Status of Business

État des travaux

1st  Session,
42nd
Parliament

1resession,
42e législature

[November 15, 2018]

Section 3

Section 3

Committees

Comités

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

GENERAL

1.    Appointments, orders of reference, authority, membership and general provisions – See Standing Orders 4(a), (c), 100 through 107 of the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly (January 2009).

2.    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 – July 18, 2018.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

Chair:                                     Mr. Nicholls appointed July 18, 2018.

First Deputy Chair:                 Mrs. Gretzky – appointed July 18, 2018.

Second Deputy Chair:             Mr. Hatfield – appointed July 18, 2018.

Third Deputy Chair:               Ms. French – appointed July 18, 2018.


SELECT COMMITTEES

GENERAL

1.   Orders of reference, authority and general provisions – See Standing Orders 108 through 131 of the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly (January 2009).

2.   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 – October 2, 2018.

3.   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 – October 2, 2018.


SELECT COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY

Membership:

Appointed by motion on October 2, 2018.

Mr. Baber

Mr. Downey

Ms. Fife

Mrs. Martin

Ms. Park

Mr. Romano

Mr. Sarkaria

Ms. Shaw

Mr. Vanthof

Chair:                         Mr. Sarkaria – elected October 3, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Mr. Downey – elected October 3, 2018.

§      Motion to appoint and terms of reference – October 2, 2018.

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 – October 2, 2018.

Reports presented:

Interim Report/Rapport provisoire (Sessional Paper No. 95 – Tabled November 1, 2018) – Presented November 1, 2018.


STANDING COMMITTEES

GENERAL

1.   Orders of reference, authority and general provisions – See Standing Orders 108 through 131 of the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly (January 2009).

2.   Appointments, orders of reference, authority, membership and general provisions – See July 26, 2018 and August 1, 2018 – # 3 and #4 below.

3.   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: [See individual Committees for membership] – July 26, 2018.

4.   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. – August 1, 2018.

5.   That the following change be made to membership of the following Committee: On the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Mr. Sabawy replaces Mr. Baber – August 1, 2018.

6.   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 – September 20, 2018.

7.   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 – October 3, 2018.

8.   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 – October 3, 2018.

9.   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 – October 17, 2018.

10. 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 – October 24, 2018.

11. 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 – October 25, 2018.

12. 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 – October 30, 2018.

13. 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 – November 12, 2018.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON ESTIMATES

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Mr. Cho (Willowdale)

Ms. Dunlop

Mr. Fraser

Mr. Gates

Mr. Lecce

Mrs. Martow

Ms. McKenna

Ms. Monteith-Farrell

Ms. Park

Mr. Pettapiece

Mr. Tabuns

Chair:                         Mr. Tabuns – elected August 7, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Mr. Gates – elected August 7, 2018.

Note:    For dates of referral of Estimates, time allocated for consideration, dates of consideration, reporting and concurrence, see Section 2, Status of Estimates.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Mr. Arthur

Mr. Cho (Willowdale)

Mr. Crawford

Mr. Downey

Mr. Mamakwa

Mr. Piccini

Mr. Roberts

Ms. Shaw

Ms. Skelly

Chair:                   Mr. Crawford – elected August 9, 2018.

Vice-Chair:           Mr. Roberts – elected August 9, 2018.

§      Allocation of time for proceedings on 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 – November 12, 2018.

Public Bills and matters referred and reports presented:

Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 pour un Ontario ouvert aux affaires (Bill 47), referred November 12, 2018.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Ms. Bell

Mr. Coe

Mr. Glover

Ms. Hogarth

Mr. Kanapathi

Mr. Kramp

Ms. Kusendova

Mr. Sandhu

Mr. Schreiner

Mr. Smith (Peterborough––Kawartha)

Mrs. Stevens

Chair:                         Mr. Smith (Peterborough—Kawartha) – elected August 8, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Ms. Kusendova – elected August 8, 2018.

§      Allocation of time for proceedings on 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 – October 3, 2018.

§      Allocation of time for proceedings on Bill 32, An Act to amend the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998 – October 25, 2018.

§      Authorized to meet until 6:30 p.m. on October 17, 2018, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated October 3, 2018 – October 17, 2018.

§      Authorized to meet until 6:30 p.m. on October 31, 2018 for the purpose of public hearings on Bill 32, An Act to amend the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated October 25, 2018 – October 30, 2018.

Public Bills and matters referred and reports presented:

Access to Natural Gas Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 sur l’accès au gaz naturel (Bill 32), referred October 29, 2018.

Cap and Trade Cancellation Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 annulant le programme de plafonnement et d’échange (Bill 4), referred October 3, 2018; reported as amended October 23, 2018.

Compassionate Care Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 sur les soins de compassion (Bill 3), referred July 26, 2018.

Tax Fairness for Real Estate Professionals Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 sur l’équité fiscale pour les professionnels de l’immobilier (Bill 38), referred October 18, 2018.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Mr. Baber

Mr. Cuzzetto

Mrs. Fee

Mr. Ke

Ms. Khanijn

Mme Lalonde

Mr. Natyshak

Mr. Nicholls

Mr. Roberts

Ms. Stiles

Mr. Vanthof

Chair:                         Mr. Vanthof – elected August 7, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Mr. Natyshak – elected August 7, 2018.

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Reports presented:

Report on Intended Appointments dated[1]:

September 25, 2018/25 septembre 2018 (Sessional Paper No. 55).

November 13, 2018/13 novembre 2018 (Sessional Paper No. 103).


STANDING COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE POLICY

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Mr. Baber

Mr. Babikian

Mme Des Rosiers

Ms. Dunlop

Mr. Gill

Ms. Park

Mr. Romano

Mr. Sarkaria

Ms. Singh (Brampton Centre)

Miss Taylor

Mr. Yarde

Chair:                         Mr. Gill – elected August 9, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Mr. Babikian – elected August 9, 2018.

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Public Bills and matters referred and reports presented:

Brunt and Kendall Act (Ensuring Safe Firefighter and Trainee Rescue Training), 2018/Loi Brunt et Kendall de 2018 (formation sécuritaire des pompiers et des élèves pompiers en sauvetage) (Bill 10), referred November 1, 2018.

Terrorist Activities Sanctions Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 punissant de sanctions les activités terrorists (Bill 46), referred November 15, 2018.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Mr. Bailey

Ms. Berns-McGown

Mr. Coteau

Mr. Harris

Mr. Hassan

Ms. McKenna

Miss Mitas

Mr. Oosterhoff

Mlle Simard

Mr. Singh (Brampton East)

Mr. Thanigasalam

Chair:                         Ms. McKenna – elected August 8, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Mr. Thanigasalam – elected August 8, 2018.

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Public Bills and matters referred and reports presented:

Fairness in Petroleum Products Pricing Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 sur l’équité en matière d’établissement du prix des produits pétroliers (Bill 7), referred September 13, 2018.

Garrett’s Legacy Act (Requirements for Movable Soccer Goals), 2018/Loi de 2018 sur le legs de Garrett (exigences relatives aux buts de soccer mobiles) (Bill 11), referred August 2, 2018.

Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Helmet Exemption for Sikh Motorcyclists), 2018/Loi de 2018 modifiant le Code de la route (exemption de l’obligation de port du casque pour les motocyclistes sikhs) (Bill 41), referred October 18, 2018.

Human Rights Code Amendment Act (Genetic Characteristics), 2018/Loi de 2018 modifiant le Code des droits de la personne (caractéristiques génétiques) (Bill 40), referred October 18, 2018.

PTSD Awareness Day Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 sur la Journée de sensibilisation à l’état de stress post-traumatique (Bill 9), referred August 2, 2018.

Reports presented:

Report pursuant to Standing Order 111(b) prescribing the Ministries and Offices assigned to certain Standing Committees (Sessional Paper No. 47 – Tabled September 19, 2018).


STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Ms. Fife

Ms. Ghamari

Mr. McDonell

Mr. Miller (Parry Sound—Muskoka)

Ms. Morrison

Mr. Parsa

Ms. Sattler

Miss Surma

Mrs. Wai

Chair:                         Ms. Fife – elected August 8, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Ms. Sattler – elected August 8, 2018.

§      Authorized to attend the Annual Conference of the Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees – September 20, 2018.

Reports presented:


STANDING COMMITTEE ON REGULATIONS AND PRIVATE BILLS

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Mr. Barrett

Mr. Bouma

Mr. Harris

Mr. Hillier

Ms. Hunter

Ms. Lindo

Mr. Miller (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek)

Mr. Pang

Mr. Rasheed

Mr. Sandhu

Mr. West

Chair:                         Mr. Hillier – elected August 8, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Mr. Rasheed – elected August 8, 2018.

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Private Bills referred and reports presented:

2063434 Ontario Limited Act, 2018 (Bill Pr2), referred September 24, 2018; reported without amendment October 24, 2018.

850148 Ontario Inc. Act, 2018 (Bill Pr4), referred November 14, 2018.

Brownwood Holdings Limited Act, 2018 (Bill Pr3), referred November 14, 2018.

Crystal-Kirkland Mines, Limited Act, 2018 (Bill Pr1), referred September 27, 2018; reported without amendment October 24, 2018.

Public Bills referred and reports presented:

Alternate Land Use and Services Program for Agricultural Land Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 sur un programme de diversification des modes d'utilisation des terres agricoles et des services produits sur ces terres (Bill 28), referred September 27, 2018.

Poet Laureate of Ontario Act (In Memory of Gord Downie), 2018/Loi de 2018 sur le poète officiel de l’Ontario (à la mémoire de Gord Downie) (Bill 6), referred September 20, 2018.

Rea and Walter Act (Truss and Lightweight Construction Identification), 2018/Loi Rea et Walter de 2018 sur l’identification des composants structuraux à ossature légère (Bill 33), referred October 4, 2018.

Reports presented:

Second Report 2018/Deuxième rapport 2018 (Sessional Paper No. 84 – Tabled October 23, 2018) – Presented October 23, 2018.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL POLICY

Membership:

Appointed by motion on July 26, 2018.

Mr. Anand

Mr. Baber (to August 1, 2018)

Ms. Begum

Mr. Burch

Mrs. Fee

Mr. Gravelle

Mr. Harden

Mrs. Karahalios

Mrs. Martin

Mr. Sabawy – from August 1, 2018

Mrs. Tangri

Ms. Triantafilopoulos

Chair:                         Mrs. Tangri – elected August 7, 2018.

Vice-Chair:                 Mr. Anand – elected August 7, 2018.

§      Allocation of time for proceedings on 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 – October 24, 2018.

§      Allocation of time for proceedings on 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 – October 3, 2018.

§      Committee membership revised – August 1, 2018.

Public Bills and matters referred and reports presented:

Accessible Parking and Towing Industry Review Committee Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 sur le Comité d’examen du stationnement accessible et du secteur de remorquage (Bill 39), referred October 25, 2018.

Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 modifiant des lois en ce qui concerne le cannabis (Bill 36), referred October 4, 2018; reported as amended October 16, 2018.

Green Energy Repeal Act, 2018/Loi de 2018 abrogeant la Loi sur l'énergie verte (Bill 34), referred October 25, 2018; reported without amendment November 12, 2018.

Long-Term Care Homes Amendment Act (Preference for Veterans), 2018/Loi de 2018 modifiant la Loi sur les foyers de soins de longue durée (préférence accordée aux anciens combattants) (Bill 51), referred November 15, 2018.



[1] Tabled on same day. Report is deemed to be adopted pursuant to Standing Order 108(f)(9).