Motion émanant du gouvernement 6

42e législature, 1re session


Motion proposée par Todd Smith le

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.

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Amendement proposé par Gilles Bisson le

That the motion be amended by deleting everything after “ordered” in the first paragraph and replacing with: “to the Standing Committee on General Government; and That the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of 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 31: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario parliamentary channel, the Legislative Assembly’s website and Canada NewsWire; and • That the deadline for requests appear to be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018; and • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come, first-served basis; and • That each witness will receive up to nine minutes for their presentation followed by six minutes for questions from Committee members divided equally amongst the recognized parties; That the deadline for written submissions be 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2018; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 1, 2018; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Wednesday, October 3, 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 the 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 4, 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, one hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with 30 minutes apportioned to the Government, 20 minutes to the Official Opposition, seven minutes to the independent Liberal Party members and three minutes to the independent Green Party 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.”

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