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Studies & Bills

Information prior to the 40th Parliament is from notices of meetings. For the official record, please refer to the related minutes and transcripts.

There are limited electronic records available for the period prior to the 35th Parliament. For historical information, please contact: ctm@sen.parl.gc.ca or 1-800-267-7362

Studies & Bills Date Referred Session  note  note
Bill C-89, An Act to provide for the continuance of the Canadian National Railway COmpany under the Canada Business Corporations Act and for the issuance and sale of shares of the Company to the public
(1995-06-22)
Tuesday, June 27, 1995 at 8:00 AM
Bill C-81, An Act to amend An Act respecting the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Company
(1995-06-07)
Wednesday, June 14, 1995 at 4:01 PM
Directions to the CRTC respecting Direct-to Home (DTH) satellite distribution undertaking and pay-per-view television programming undertakings
(1995-05-02)
Wednesday, June 14, 1995 at 4:01 PM
Wednesday, June 7, 1995 at 3:23 PM
Tuesday, June 6, 1995 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 31, 1995 at 1:34 PM
Tuesday, May 30, 1995 at 4:05 PM
Thursday, May 25, 1995 at 11:02 AM
Wednesday, May 24, 1995 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, May 10, 1995 at 3:26 PM
Canada's international competitive position in telecommunications
(1995-04-05)
Wednesday, December 13, 1995 at 3:30 PM
Tuesday, December 12, 1995 at 3:08 PM
Wednesday, December 6, 1995 at 3:20 PM
Tuesday, December 5, 1995 at 4:09 PM
Wednesday, November 29, 1995 at 3:03 PM
Wednesday, November 8, 1995 at 3:05 PM
Tuesday, November 7, 1995 at 4:35 PM
Wednesday, November 1, 1995 at 3:04 PM
Tuesday, October 31, 1995 at 4:10 PM
Tuesday, October 3, 1995 at 4:09 PM
Thursday, September 28, 1995 at 12:01 PM
Tuesday, June 13, 1995 at 4:14 PM
Wednesday, May 3, 1995 at 3:35 PM
Bill C-38, An Act to provide for the security of marine transportation
(1994-11-16)
Wednesday, November 23, 1994 at 3:15 PM
Mandate of the Staffed lightstations to determine wether their role should be expanded
(1994-03-21)
Wednesday, June 1, 1994 at 3:14 AM
Report of the National Transportation Act Review Commission
(1994-03-17)
Wednesday, February 15, 1995 at 3:22 PM
Wednesday, December 7, 1994 at 3:37 PM
Wednesday, November 30, 1994 at 3:15 PM
Wednesday, June 22, 1994 at 3:46 AM
Wednesday, June 1, 1994 at 3:14 AM
Mandate of Funding of Radio Canada International
(1994-03-15)
Wednesday, June 15, 1994 at 2:55 AM
Tuesday, June 7, 1994 at 4:58 AM
Wednesday, April 27, 1994 at 3:20 AM
Wednesday, April 20, 1994 at 3:20 AM
Tuesday, April 19, 1994 at 9:40 AM
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Orders of Reference

A committee’s order of reference is the Order of the Senate that authorizes it to examine a bill or to undertake a special study. Most committees require an order of reference before they can undertake such work. Three standing committees do, however, have permanent orders of reference, allowing them to undertake their work without waiting for a specific order of reference. These are the Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament (responsible for proposing amendments to the rules of the Senate, examining questions of privilege and consideration of the orders and customs of the Senate and privileges of Parliament), the Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration (responsible for the financial and administrative matters relating to the internal management of the Senate) and the Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators.