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THE SENATE OF CANADA

PROGRESS OF LEGISLATION

(indicates the status of a bill by showing the date on which each stage has been completed.)

(1st Session, 44th Parliament)

Thursday, November 24, 2022

The Report column indicates the number of amendments contained in the committee’s report. The number of amendments in the 3rd and Messages column reflects the number of motions in amendment adopted by the Senate during third reading stage. The total number of amendments in these two columns may not reflect the total number of modifications made to a bill by the Senate. Messages sent by the Senate to the House of Commons appear in the House of Commons Journals.

(*Where royal assent is signified by written declaration, the Act is deemed to be assented to on the day on which
the two Houses of Parliament have been notified of the declaration.)

Additional information about bills before Parliament can be found on LEGISInfo.

GOVERNMENT BILLS
(SENATE)

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report 3rd and Messages R.A.
S-2 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts 21/11/24 21/12/07 3rd reading
21/12/07
S-3An Act to amend the Judges Act21/12/01Bill withdrawn
21/12/15
S-4An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Identification of Criminals Act and to make related amendments to other Acts (COVID-19 response and other measures)22/02/0822/03/31Legal and Constitutional AffairsPresented
22/06/14
1 amendment
and
observations

Adopted
22/06/15
3rd reading
22/06/21
S-5An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, to make related amendments to the Food and Drugs Act and to repeal the Perfluorooctane Sulfonate Virtual Elimination Act22/02/0922/04/07Energy, the Environment and Natural ResourcesPresented
22/06/20
24 amendments
and
observations

Adopted
22/06/21
3rd reading
22/06/22
S-6An Act respecting regulatory modernization22/03/3122/04/28Bill
22/04/28
Banking, Trade and Commerce

Subject matter
22/04/28
7 committees
Presented
22/06/14
3 amendments
and
observations

Adopted
22/06/15
3rd reading
22/06/20
S-7An Act to amend the Customs Act and the Preclearance Act, 201622/03/3122/05/11National Security and DefencePresented
22/06/15
5 amendments

Adopted
22/06/16
3rd reading
22/06/20
S-8An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, to make consequential amendments to other Acts and to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations22/05/1722/05/19Foreign Affairs and International TradePresented
22/06/14
1 amendment

Adopted
22/06/15
3rd reading
22/06/16
S-9An Act to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act22/06/0222/06/14Foreign Affairs and International Trade22/06/203e lecture
22/06/21
S-10An Act to give effect to the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement, to amend the Sechelt Indian Band Self-Government Act and the Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts22/06/0922/06/14Aboriginal Peoples22/06/163rd reading
22/06/16
22/06/23*
chap.9/22
S-11A fourth Act to harmonize federal law with the civil law of Quebec and to amend certain Acts in order to ensure that each language version takes into account the common law and the civil law22/10/26

GOVERNMENT BILLS
(HOUSE OF COMMONS)

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report 3rd and Messages R.A.
C-2An Act to provide further support in response to COVID-1921/12/1621/12/16Committee of the Whole
(subject matter)
21/12/16
3rd reading
21/12/16
21/12/17*
chap. 26/21
C-3An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Labour Code 21/12/16 21/12/17 Pursuant to rule 10-11(1) subject matter
21/12/02
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
and
Legal and Constitutional Affairs (clauses 1 to 5)
Report on the subject matter (SOCI)
21/12/15
(LCJC)
21/12/16
3rd reading
21/12/17
21/12/17*
chap. 27/21
C-4An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)21/12/0221/12/073rd reading
21/12/07
21/12/08*
chap. 24/21
C-5An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act22/06/1622/06/22Legal and Constitutional Affairs22/11/01
observations
3rd reading
22/11/17
22/11/17*
chap. 15/22
C-6An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2021-22)21/12/0921/12/143rd reading
21/12/15
21/12/17*
chap. 25/21
C-8An Act to implement certain provisions of the economic and fiscal update tabled in Parliament on December 14, 2021 and other measures22/05/0422/05/10National Finance22/06/083rd reading
22/06/09
22/06/09*
chap. 5/22
C-10An Act respecting certain measures related to COVID-1922/02/2122/03/01Social Affairs, Science and Technology22/03/033rd reading
22/03/04
22/03/04*
chap. 2/22
C-11An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts22/06/1122/10/25Pursuant to rule 10-11(1)
subject matter
22/05/31
Transport and Communications

Bill
22/10/25
C-12An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (Guaranteed Income Supplement)22/02/2122/02/24Social Affairs, Science and Technology22/03/013rd reading
22/03/03
22/03/03*
chap. 1/22
C-13An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other ActsPursuant to rule 10-11(1)
subject matter
22/05/31
Official Languages
Report on the subject matter
22/11/17
C-14An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (electoral representation)22/06/1622/06/203rd reading
22/06/21
22/06/23*
chap. 6/22
C-15An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022 (Appropriation Act No. 5, 2021-22)22/03/2422/03/293rd reading
22/03/31
22/03/31*
chap. 3/22
C-16An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023 (Appropriation Act No. 1, 2022-23)22/03/2422/03/293rd reading
22/03/31
22/03/31*
chap. 4/22
C-19An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7, 2022 and other measures22/06/0922/06/14Pursuant to rule 10-11(1)
subject matter
22/05/04
National Finance
and six other committees

Bill
22/06/14
22/06/21
observations
3rd reading
22/06/23
22/06/23*
chap. 10/22
C-24An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023 (Appropriation Act No. 2, 2022-23)22/06/0822/06/143rd reading
22/06/21
22/06/23*
chap. 7/22
C-25An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023 (Appropriation Act No. 3, 2022-23)22/06/0822/06/143rd reading
22/06/21
22/06/23*
chap. 8/22
C-28An Act to amend the Criminal Code (self-induced extreme intoxication)22/06/2222/06/23Committee of the Whole
(subject matter)
22/06/21
22/06/233rd reading
22/06/23
22/06/23*
chap. 11/22
C-30An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (temporary enhancement to the Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax credit)22/10/0622/10/173rd reading
22/10/18
22/10/18*
chap. 13/22
C-31An Act respecting cost of living relief measures related to dental care and rental housing22/10/2722/11/03Pursuant to rule 10-11(1)
subject matter
22/10/20
National Finance

Bill
22/11/03
Report on the Bill
22/11/15
3rd reading
22/11/17
22/11/17*
chap. 14/22
C-32An Act to implement certain provisions of the fall economic statement tabled in Parliament on November 3, 2022 and certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7, 2022Pursuant to rule 10-11(1)
subject matter
22/11/17
National Finance
and
Indigenous Peoples

COMMONS PUBLIC BILLS

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report 3rd and Messages R.A.
C-228An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 198522/11/24
C-233An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Judges Act (violence against an intimate partner) 22/06/02
C-242An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (temporary resident visas for parents and grandparents) 22/10/27

SENATE PUBLIC BILLS

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report 3rd and Messages R.A.
S-201 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Regulation Adapting the Canada Elections Act for the Purposes of a Referendum (voting age) (Sen. McPhedran) 21/11/24
S-202An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Visual Artist Laureate) (Sen. Bovey)21/11/2421/12/083rd reading
21/12/08
S-203An Act respecting a federal framework on autism spectrum disorder (Sen. Housakos)21/11/2421/12/08Social Affairs, Science and TechnologyPresented
22/05/03
2 amendments
and
observations

Adopted
22/05/05
3rd reading
22/05/12
S-204An Act to amend the Customs Tariff (goods from Xinjiang) (Sen. Housakos)21/11/24
S-205An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to another Act (interim release and domestic violence recognizance orders) (Sen. Boisvenu)21/11/2422/04/26Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-206An Act to amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors) (Sen. Boisvenu)21/11/2421/12/083rd reading
21/12/08
22/10/18*
chap. 12/22
S-207An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Châteauguay—Lacolle (Sen. Dalphond)21/11/2421/12/09Legal and Constitutional Affairs21/12/163rd reading
22/02/08
S-208An Act respecting the Declaration on the Essential Role of Artists and Creative Expression in Canada (Sen. Bovey)21/11/2422/04/07Social Affairs, Science and TechnologyPresented
22/06/20
2 amendments
and
observations

Adopted
22/09/27
3rd reading
22/10/06
S-209An Act respecting Pandemic Observance Day (Sen. Mégie)21/11/2421/12/09Social Affairs, Science and TechnologyPresented
22/04/05
1 amendment

Adopted
22/04/07
3rd reading
22/05/12
S-210An Act to restrict young persons’ online access to sexually explicit material (Sen. Miville-Dechêne)21/11/2421/12/08Legal and Constitutional AffairsPresented
22/11/15
1 amendment
and
observations
S-211An Act to enact the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act and to amend the Customs Tariff (Sen. Miville-Dechêne)21/11/2421/12/14Human RightsPresented
22/04/06
2 amendments
and
observations

Adopted
22/04/07
3rd reading
22/04/28
S-212An Act to amend the Criminal Records Act, to make consequential amendments to other Acts and to repeal a regulation (Sen. Pate)21/11/2422/11/03Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-213An Act to amend the Criminal Code (independence of the judiciary) (Sen. Jaffer)21/11/2422/04/26Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-214An Act to establish International Mother Language Day(Sen. Jaffer)21/11/2421/12/093rd reading
21/12/09
S-215An Act respecting measures in relation to the financial stability of post-secondary institutions (Sen. Moncion)21/11/2422/05/17Banking, Trade and Commerce
S-216An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (use of resources of a registered charity) (Sen. Omidvar)21/11/2421/12/093rd reading
21/12/09
S-217An Act respecting the repurposing of certain seized, frozen or sequestrated assets (Sen. Omidvar)21/11/2422/03/01Foreign Affairs and International TradePresented
22/04/05
2 amendments

Adopted
22/04/07
Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to rule 4-15(2)
22/10/17
S-218An Act to amend the Department for Women and Gender Equality Act (Sen. McCallum)21/11/24
S-219An Act respecting a National Ribbon Skirt Day (Sen. McCallum)21/11/2421/12/09Aboriginal Peoples22/03/29
observations
3rd reading
22/05/10
S-220An Act to amend the Languages Skills Act (Governor General) (Sen. Carignan)21/11/24
S-221An Act to amend the Governor General’s Act (retiring annuity and other benefits) (Sen. Carignan)21/11/24
S-222An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (use of wood) (Sen. Griffin)21/11/2421/12/09Agriculture and ForestryPresented
22/04/07
1 amendment
and
observations

Adopted
22/04/28
3rd reading
22/10/06
S-223An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs) (Sen. Ataullahjan)21/11/2421/12/093rd reading
21/12/09
S-224An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) (Sen. Ataullahjan)21/11/2422/04/28Human Rights22/06/143rd reading
22/10/06
S-225An Act to amend the Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act (investments) (Sen. Ataullahjan)21/11/2422/10/26Foreign Affairs and International Trade
S-226An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Parliament of Canada Act (Speaker of the Senate) (Sen. Mercer)21/11/24
S-227An Act to establish Food Day in Canada (Sen. Black)21/11/2522/03/03Agriculture and Forestry22/04/07
observations
3rd reading
22/05/12
S-228An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (property qualifications of Senators) (Sen. Patterson)21/11/25
S-229An Act to amend the Language Skills Act (Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick) (Sen. Carignan)21/12/01
S-230An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (Sen. Pate)21/12/0222/11/03Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-231An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Criminal Records Act, the National Defence Act and the DNA Identification Act (Sen. Carignan)21/12/0222/11/03Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-232An Act respecting the development of a national strategy for the decriminalization of illegal substances, to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (Sen. Boniface)21/12/07
S-233An Act to develop a national framework for a guaranteed livable basic income (Sen. Pate)21/12/16
S-234An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (final disposal of plastic waste) (Sen. Carignan)21/12/16
S-235An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Sen. Jaffer)22/02/09
S-236An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and the Employment Insurance Regulations (Prince Edward Island) (Sen. Griffin)22/02/2122/06/07Agriculture and ForestryPresented
22/06/23
1 amendment
and
observations

Adopted
22/09/27
Referred back to committee
22/11/03
S-237An Act to establish the Foreign Influence Registry and to amend the Criminal Code (Sen. Housakos)22/02/24
S-238An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (information about the victim) (Sen. Boisvenu)22/02/2422/11/03Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-239An Act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal interest rate) (Sen. Ringuette)22/03/01
S-240An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (definition of income) (Sen. Quinn)22/03/22
S-241An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (great apes, elephants and certain other animals) (Sen. Klyne)22/03/22
S-242An Act to amend the Radiocommunication Act (Sen. Patterson)22/03/2322/11/03Transport and Communications
S-243An Act to enact the Climate-Aligned Finance Act and to make related amendments to other Acts (Sen. Galvez)22/03/24
S-244An Act to amend the Department of Employment and Social Development Act and the Employment Insurance Act (Employment Insurance Council) (Sen. Bellemare)22/05/04
S-245An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (granting citizenship to certain Canadians) (Sen. Martin )22/05/1222/05/173rd reading
22/05/17
S-246An Act respecting Lebanese Heritage Month (Sen. Cordy)22/05/1922/11/03Social Affairs, Science and Technology22/11/24
S-247An Act to amend the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) (Sen. Housakos)22/05/31
S-248An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying) (Sen. Wallin)22/06/02
S-249An Act respecting the development of a national strategy for the prevention of intimate partner violence (Sen. Manning)22/06/08
S-250An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sterilization procedures) (Sen. Boyer)22/06/14
S-251An Act to repeal section 43 of the Criminal Code (Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s call to action number 6) (Sen. Kutcher)22/06/16
S-252An Act respecting Jury Duty Appreciation Week (Sen. Moncion)22/09/29
S-253An Act respecting a national framework for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (Sen. Ravalia)22/10/19
S-254An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (warning label on alcoholic beverages) (Sen. Brazeau)22/11/02
S-255An Act to amend the Criminal Code (murder of an intimate partner, one’s own child or an intimate partner’s child) (Sen. Boisvenu)22/11/02
S-256An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (seizure) and to make related amendments to other Acts (Sen. Dalphond)22/11/22

PRIVATE BILLS

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report 3rd and Messages R.A.

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