Motion émanant du gouvernement 85

42e législature, 1re session


Motion proposée par Paul Calandra le

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.

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Amendement proposé par Gilles Bisson le et retirée le

That the motion be amended by striking out “eleven” in the second paragraph and replacing it with “nine”; and striking out “seven” and replacing it with “five”; and By striking out everything after the first “the” in the third paragraph and replacing it with “Independent Members shall indicate in writing to the Clerk of the Assembly the name of the Independent Member on the Committee.”

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Amendement proposé par Gilles Bisson le et clôture adoptée avec dissidence le

That the motion be amended by striking out “eleven” in the second paragraph and replacing it with “nine”; and striking out “seven” and replacing it with “five”; and By striking out everything after the first “the” in the fourth paragraph and replacing it with “Independent Members shall indicate in writing to the Clerk of the Assembly the name of the Independent Member on the Committee.”

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