Status of committee business

Status of Business

État des travaux

1st Session,
43rd
Parliament

1resession,
43e législature

Section 3

Section 3

Committees

Comités

[December 8, 2022]

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

GENERAL

Appointments, orders of reference, authority, membership and general provisions

See Standing Orders 5(a), (c), 6, 102 through 109 of the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly (May 2022).

August 23, 2022

That Donna Skelly, Member for the Electoral District of Flamborough—Glanbrook, be appointed Deputy Speaker and Chair of the Committee of the Whole House;

That Bhutila Karpoche, Member for the Electoral District of Parkdale—High Park, be appointed First Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House;

That Patrice Barnes, Member for the Electoral District of Ajax, be appointed Second Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House; and

That Lucille Collard, Member for the Electoral District of Ottawa—Vanier, be appointed Third Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House; [and…]


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE

Chair

Donna Skelly

Appointed August 23, 2022

First Deputy Chair

Bhutila Karpoche

Appointed August 23, 2022

Second Deputy Chair

Patrice Barnes

Appointed August 23, 2022

Third Deputy Chair

Lucille Collard

Appointed August 23, 2022

Bills and matters referred and reports presented

Bills

Matters

Reports


SELECT COMMITTEES

GENERAL

Orders of reference, authority and general provisions

See Standing Orders 110 through 133 of the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly (May 2022).


STANDING COMMITTEES

GENERAL

Orders of reference, authority and general provisions

See Standing Orders 110 through 133 of the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly (May 2022).

Appointments, orders of reference, authority, membership and general provisions

See August 10, 2022, below.

August 10, 2022

That, pursuant to Standing Order 110, the membership of the following Standing Committees be appointed for the duration of the 43rd Parliament: [See individual Committees for membership]

August 10, 2022

That, these Committees be authorized to meet on the following days when the House is scheduled to meet: Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs may meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Standing Committee on Government Agencies may meet on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m.; Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy may meet on Wednesdays and Thursdays; Standing Committee on the Interior may meet on Mondays; and on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m.; Standing Committee on Justice Policy may meet on Wednesdays and Thursdays; Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs may meet on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m.; Standing Committee on Public Accounts may meet on Mondays; Standing Committee on Social Policy may meet on Mondays and Tuesdays; and

That, on the Committee’s motion, the following Committees are authorized to meet from Monday to Friday when the House is scheduled to meet and during adjournments of the House specified in Standing Order 7(b) or other adjournments of the House which do not exceed one week: Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs; Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy; Standing Committee on the Interior; Standing Committee on Justice Policy; Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs; and Standing Committee on Social Policy.

August 23, 2022

[…] That, notwithstanding Standing Order 115(a), the following changes be made to the membership of the following Committees:
On the Standing Committee on Government Agencies: Mr. Bourgouin be added;
On the Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy: Ms. Andrew be added;
On the Standing Committee on Justice Policy: Mrs. Stevens be added;
On the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs: Ms. Bell be added;
On the Standing Committee on Public Accounts: Ms. Vaugeois be added; and
On the Standing Committee on Social Policy: Mr. Gates be added.

September 7, 2022

The Acting Speaker (Patrice Barnes) informed the House that, pursuant to Standing Order 89(a), the Clerk received a written request that Bill Pr2, An Act to revive 405456 Ontario Limited be referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (Sessional Paper No. 28).

The Order for Second Reading of the Bill was therefore discharged and the Bill was deemed referred to the Committee.

November 17, 2022

That notwithstanding Standing Order 74(b) the Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy be authorized to conduct public hearings on Bill 23, An Act to amend various statutes, to revoke various regulations and to enact the Supporting Growth and Housing in York and Durham Regions Act, 2022 this afternoon.

December 6, 2022

That the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs and the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet during the winter 2022/2023 adjournment of the House at the Call of the Chair.

December 7, 2022

That, pursuant to Standing Order 50 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or special Order of the House relating to Bill 51, An Act to amend the Legislative Assembly Act;

That the Order of the House referring the Bill to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be discharged and the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading; and

That when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, the Speaker shall immediately put every question necessary to dispose of Third Reading stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Membership

Appointed by motion on August 10, 2022.

Deepak Anand

Stephanie Bowman

Bobbi Ann Brady

Rick Byers

Stephen Crawford

Rudy Cuzzetto

Andrew Dowie

Catherine Fife

Ernie Hardeman

Terence Kernaghan

David Smith (Scarborough Centre)

Effie J. Triantafilopoulos

Chair

Ernie Hardeman

Elected August 17, 2022

Vice-Chair

Terence Kernaghan

Appointed August 17, 2022

Authorized to meet during the winter adjournment – December 6, 2022.

Committee membership revised –

Bills and matters referred and reports presented

Bills

Bill 36, Progress on the Plan to Build Act (Budget Measures), 2022/Loi de 2022 sur la progression du plan pour bâtir (mesures budgétaires). Referred November 17, 2022. Reported without amendment December 1, 2022.

Bill 46, Less Red Tape, Stronger Ontario Act, 2022/Loi de 2022 visant à réduire les formalités administratives pour un Ontario plus fort. Referred December 1, 2022.

Matters

Reports

Estimates

2022-2023

Estimates deemed referred to Committee, pursuant to Standing Order 62 – September 8, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries and Offices selected for consideration, pursuant to Standing Order 63 – October 26, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries selected for consideration and not reported, pursuant to Standing Order 66(a); deemed passed by the Committee and deemed reported to and received by the House, pursuant to Standing Order 66(b) – November 21, 2022.

Note

For dates of referral of Estimates, dates of consideration, reporting and concurrence, see Section 2, Status of Estimates.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Membership

Appointed by motion on August 10, 2022.

Doly Begum

Will Bouma

Guy Bourgouin

From August 23, 2022

Lorne Coe

John Fraser

Dawn Gallagher Murphy

Mike Harris

Trevor Jones (Chatham-Kent—Leamington)

Billy Pang

Chandra Pasma

Sheref Sabawy

Amarjot Sandhu

Chair

Will Bouma

Elected August 18, 2022

Vice-Chair

John Fraser

Appointed August 18, 2022

Committee membership revised – August 23, 2022.

Matters referred and reports presented

Reports

Report on Intended Appointments dated:
(Report is deemed to be adopted pursuant to Standing Order 110(f)(9))

October 27, 2022/27 octobre 2022 (Sessional Paper No. 93).

November 17, 2022/17 novembre 2022 (Sessional Paper No. 116).

November 24, 2022/24 novembre 2022 (Sessional Paper No. 124).

December 1, 2022/1er décembre 2022 (Sessional Paper No. 134).

December 8, 2022/8 décembre 2022 (Sessional Paper No. 144)


STANDING COMMITTEE ON HERITAGE, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CULTURAL POLICY

Membership

Appointed by motion on August 10, 2022.

Jill Andrew

From August 23, 2022

Hardeep Grewal

Joel Harden

Kevin Holland

Laura Mae Lindo

Graham McGregor

Mary-Margaret McMahon

Billy Pang

Sheref Sabawy

Laurie Scott

Laura Smith (Thornhill)

Vijay Thanigasalam

Chair

Laurie Scott

Elected August 17, 2022

Vice-Chair

Laura Mae Lindo

Appointed August 17, 2022

Authorized to meet regarding Bill 23, notwithstanding Standing Order 74(b) – November 17, 2022.

Committee membership revised – August 23, 2022.

Bills and matters referred and reports presented

Bills

Bill 3, Strong Mayors, Building Homes Act, 2022/Loi de 2022 pour des maires forts et pour la construction de logements. Referred August 18, 2022; reported without amendment August 31, 2022.

Bill 15, Fairness for Road Users Act (Contraventions Causing Death or Serious Bodily Harm), 2022/Loi de 2022 sur l'équité envers les usagers de la route (contraventions ayant causé un décès ou des blessures corporelles graves). Referred November 22, 2022.

Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022/Loi de 2022 visant à accélérer la construction de plus de logements. Referred October 31, 2022. Reported as amended November 22, 2022.

Bill 39, Better Municipal Governance Act, 2022/Loi de 2022 visant à améliorer la gouvernance municipal. Referred November 23, 2022. Reported without amendment December 6, 2022. Debated pursuant to Standing Order 38(b) December 6, 2022. Report adopted on division December 6, 2022.

Matters

Reports

Estimates

2022-2023

Estimates deemed referred to Committee, pursuant to Standing Order 62 – September 8, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries and Offices selected for consideration, pursuant to Standing Order 63 – October 31, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries not selected for consideration, deemed passed by the Committee and reported to the House, pursuant to Standing Order 64(a), and deemed received and concurred in, pursuant to Standing Order 64(b) – October 31, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries selected for consideration and not reported, pursuant to Standing Order 66(a); deemed passed by the Committee and deemed reported to and received by the House, pursuant to Standing Order 66(b) – November 21, 2022.

Note

For dates of referral of Estimates, dates of consideration, reporting and concurrence, see Section 2, Status of Estimates.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON THE INTERIOR

Membership

Appointed by motion on August 10, 2022.

Aris Babikian

Ric Bresee

Jess Dixon

Rob Flack

Mitzie Hunter

Anthony Leardi

Stéphane Sarrazin

Mike Schreiner

Sandy Shaw

Marit Stiles

Dave Smith (Peterborough—Kawartha)

John Yakabuski

Chair

Aris Babikian

Elected August 22, 2022

Vice-Chair

Mike Schreiner

Appointed August 22, 2022

Committee membership revised –

Bills and matters referred and reports presented

Bills

Matters

Reports

Estimates

2022-2023

Estimates deemed referred to Committee, pursuant to Standing Order 62 – September 8, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries and Offices selected for consideration, pursuant to Standing Order 63 – October 26, 2022.

Report on the Estimates considered and passed by the Committee, pursuant to Standing Order 66(a) – November 17, 2022.

Note

For dates of referral of Estimates, dates of consideration, reporting and concurrence, see Section 2, Status of Estimates.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE POLICY

Membership

Appointed by motion on August 10, 2022.

Robert Bailey

Stephen Blais

Lorne Coe

Christine Hogarth

Trevor Jones (Chatham-Kent—Leamington)

Vincent Ke

Natalia Kusendova

Sol Mamakwa

Brian Riddell

Brian Saunderson

Jennifer (Jennie) Stevens

From August 23, 2022

Kristyn Wong-Tam

Chair

Lorne Coe

Elected August 17, 2022

Vice-Chair

Sol Mamakwa

Appointed August 17, 2022

Committee membership revised – August 23, 2022.

Bills and matters referred and reports presented

Bills

Matters

Reports

Estimates

2022-2023

Estimates deemed referred to Committee, pursuant to Standing Order 62 – September 8, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries selected for consideration, pursuant to Standing Order 63 – October 27, 2022.

Report on the Estimates considered and passed by the Committee, pursuant to Standing Order 66(a) – November 17, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries selected for consideration and not reported, pursuant to Standing Order 66(a); deemed passed by the Committee and deemed reported to and received by the House, pursuant to Standing Order 66(b) – November 21, 2022.

Note

For dates of referral of Estimates, dates of consideration, reporting and concurrence, see Section 2, Status of Estimates.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON PROCEDURE AND HOUSE AFFAIRS

Membership

Appointed by motion on August 10, 2022.

Jessica Bell

From August 23, 2022

Jennifer K. French

Dawn Gallagher Murphy

Mike Harris

Christine Hogarth

Ted Hsu

Graham McGregor

Sam Oosterhoff

Matthew Rae

Amarjot Sandhu

Stéphane Sarrazin

Jamie West

Chair

Jennifer K. French

Elected August 18, 2022

Vice-Chair

Matthew Rae

Appointed August 18, 2022

Allocation of time for proceedings on Bill 51, An Act to amend the Legislative Assembly Act – December 7, 2022.

Authorized to meet during the winter adjournment – December 6, 2022.

Committee membership revised – August 23, 2022.

Written request received pursuant to Standing Order 89(a) – September 7, 2022.

Bills and matters referred and reports presented

Bills

Bill 51, Legislative Assembly Amendment Act, 2022/Loi de 2022 modifiant la Loi sur l’Assemblée legislative. Referred December 5, 2022. Referral discharged and ordered for Third Reading December 7, 2022.

Bill Pr2, An Act to revive 405456 Ontario Limited. Referred September 7, 2022. Reported without amendment November 14, 2022.

Matters

Reports

Report pursuant to Standing Order 113(b) prescribing the Ministries and Offices assigned to certain Standing Committees (Sessional Paper No. 16 – Tabled August 23, 2022).

Estimates

2022-2023

Note

For dates of referral of Estimates, dates of consideration, reporting and concurrence, see Section 2, Status of Estimates.


STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

Membership

Appointed by motion on August 10, 2022.

Will Bouma

Rick Byers

Lucille Collard

Stephen Crawford

Rudy Cuzzetto

France Gélinas

Logan Kanapathi

Todd J. McCarthy

Tom Rakocevic

Donna Skelly

Laura Smith (Thornhill)

Lise Vaugeois

From August 23, 2022

Chair

Tom Rakocevic

Elected August 22, 2022

Vice-Chair

Donna Skelly

Appointed August 22, 2022

Committee membership revised – August 23, 2022.

Matters referred and reports presented

Matters

Reports


STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL POLICY

Membership

Appointed by motion on August 10, 2022.

Patrice Barnes

Wayne Gates

From August 23, 2022

France Gélinas

Goldie Ghamari

Lisa Gretzky

John Jordan

Robin Martin

Natalie Pierre

Nolan Quinn

Matthew Rae

Adil Shamji

Daisy Wai

Chair

Goldie Ghamari

Elected August 22, 2022

Vice-Chair

France Gélinas

Appointed August 22, 2022

Committee membership revised – August 23, 2022.

Bills and matters referred and reports presented

Bill 21, Fixing Long-Term Care Amendment Act (Till Death Do Us Part), 2022/ Loi de 2022 modifiant la Loi sur le redressement des soins de longue durée (Jusqu'à ce que la mort nous sépare). Referred November 15, 2022.

Bill 26, Strengthening Post-secondary Institutions and Students Act, 2022/Loi de 2022 sur le renforcement des établissements postsecondaires et les étudiants. Referred November 14, 2022. Reported as amended November 30, 2022.

Matters

Reports

Estimates

2022-2023

Estimates deemed referred to Committee, pursuant to Standing Order 62 – September 8, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries and Offices selected for consideration, pursuant to Standing Order 63 – October 26, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries not selected for consideration, deemed passed by the Committee and reported to the House, pursuant to Standing Order 64(a), and deemed received and concurred in, pursuant to Standing Order 64(b) – October 26, 2022.

Report on the Estimates considered and passed by the Committee, pursuant to Standing Order 66(a) – November 17, 2022.

Report on the Estimates of the Ministries selected for consideration and not reported, pursuant to Standing Order 66(a); deemed passed by the Committee and deemed reported to and received by the House, pursuant to Standing Order 66(b) – November 21, 2022.

Note

For dates of referral of Estimates, dates of consideration, reporting and concurrence, see Section 2, Status of Estimates.