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Progress of Legislation

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

(1st Session, 38th Parliament)


Government Bills introduced in the Senate are available on the Government Bills home page.

Friday, November 25, 2005

(*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.
)


GOVERNMENT BILLS
(SENATE)

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report Amend 3rd R.A. Chap.
S-10 A second Act to harmonize federal law with the civil law of the Province of Quebec and to amend certain Acts in order to ensure that each language version takes into account the common law and the civil law 04/10/19 04/10/26 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 04/11/25 0
observations
04/12/02 04/12/15 25/04
S-17 An Act to implement an agreement, conventions and protocols concluded between Canada and Gabon, Ireland, Armenia, Oman and Azerbaijan for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion 04/10/28 04/11/17 Banking, Trade and Commerce 04/11/25 0 04/12/08 05/03/23* 8/05
S-18 An Act to amend the Statistics Act 04/11/02 05/02/02 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 05/03/07 0 05/04/20 05/06/29* 31/05
S-31 An Act to authorize the construction and maintenance of a bridge over the
St. Lawrence River and a bridge over the Beauharnois Canal for the purpose of completing Highway 30
05/05/12 05/06/07 Transport and Communications 05/06/16 0 05/06/21 05/11/03 37/05
S-33 An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts 05/05/16 Bill withdrawn pursuant to Speaker's Ruling
05/06/14
S-36 An Act to amend the Export and Import of Rough Diamonds Act 05/05/19 05/06/09 Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources 05/06/16 0 05/06/20 05/11/25* 51/05
S-37 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Cultural Property Export and Import Act 05/05/19 05/06/15 Foreign Affairs 05/06/29 0 05/07/18 05/11/25* 40/05
S-38 An Act respecting the implementation of international trade commitments by Canada regarding spirit drinks of foreign countries 05/05/31 05/06/15 Agriculture and Forestry 05/06/23 3 05/07/18 05/11/03 39/05
S-39 An Act to amend the National Defence Act, the Criminal Code, the Sex Offender Information Registration Act and the Criminal Records Act 05/06/07 05/06/15 Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-40 An Act to amend the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act 05/06/09 05/06/30 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 05/09/29 0 05/10/20

GOVERNMENT BILLS
(HOUSE OF COMMONS)

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report Amend 3rd R.A. Chap.
C-2 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of children and other vulnerable persons) and the Canada Evidence Act 05/06/14 05/06/20 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/07/18 0
observations
05/07/19 05/07/20* 32/05
C-3 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, the Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act and the Oceans Act 05/03/21 05/04/14 Transport and Communications 05/06/09 0
observations
05/06/22 05/06/23* 29/05
C-4 An Act to implement the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment 04/11/16 04/12/09 Transport and Communications 05/02/15 0 05/02/22 05/02/24* 3/05
C-5 An Act to provide financial assistance for post-secondary education savings 04/12/07 04/12/08 Banking, Trade and Commerce 04/12/09 0
observations
04/12/13 04/12/15 26/04
C-6 An Act to establish the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and to amend or repeal certain Acts 04/11/18 04/12/07 National Security and Defence 05/02/22 0 05/03/21 05/03/23* 10/05
C-7 An Act to amend the Department of Canadian Heritage Act and the Parks Canada Agency Act and to make related amendments to other Acts 04/11/30 04/12/09 Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources 05/02/10 0 05/02/16 05/02/24* 2/05
C-8 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act, the Canada School of Public Service Act and the Official Languages Act 05/03/07 05/03/21 National Finance 05/04/14 0 05/04/19 05/04/21* 15/05
C-9 An Act to establish the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec 05/06/02 05/06/08 National Finance 05/06/16 0 05/06/21 05/06/23* 26/05
C-10 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mental disorder) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts 05/02/08 05/02/22 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/05/12 0
observations
05/05/16 05/05/19* 22/05
C-11 An Act to establish a procedure for the disclosure of wrongdoings in the public sector, including the protection of persons who disclose the wrongdoings 05/10/18 05/10/27 National Finance 05/11/24 0 05/11/25 05/11/25* 46/05
C-12 An Act to prevent the introduction and spread of communicable diseases 05/02/10 05/03/09 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 05/04/12 2 05/04/14 05/05/13* 20/05
C-13 An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the DNA Identification Act and the National Defence Act 05/05/12 05/05/16 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/05/18 0 05/05/19 05/05/19* 25/05
C-14 An Act to give effect to a land claims and self-government agreement among the Tlicho, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Canada, to make related amendments to the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts 04/12/07 04/12/13 Aboriginal Peoples 05/02/10 0 05/02/10 05/02/15* 1/05
C-15 An Act to amend the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 04/12/14 05/02/02 Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources 05/05/17 0
observations
05/05/18 05/05/19* 23/05
C-18 An Act to amend the Telefilm Canada Act and another Act 04/12/13 05/02/23 Transport and Communications 05/03/22 0
observations
05/03/23 05/03/23* 14/05
C-20 An Act to provide for real property taxation powers of first nations, to create a First Nations Tax Commission, First Nations Financial Management Board, First Nations Finance Authority and First Nations Statistical Institute and to make consequential amendments to other Acts 04/12/13 05/02/16 Aboriginal Peoples 05/03/10 0 05/03/21 05/03/23* 9/05
C-22 An Act to establish the Department of Social Development and to amend and repeal certain related Acts 05/06/09 05/06/21 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 05/07/18 0 05/07/20 05/07/20* 35/05
C-23 An Act to establish the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development and to amend and repeal certain related Acts 05/06/02 05/06/14 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 05/07/18 0 05/07/20 05/07/20* 34/05
C-24 An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (fiscal equalization payments to the provinces and funding to the territories) 05/02/16 05/02/22 National Finance 05/03/08 0 05/03/09 05/03/10* 7/05
C-25 An Act governing the operation of remote sensing space systems 05/10/18 05/11/01 Foreign Affairs 05/11/24 0
observations
05/11/25 05/11/25* 45/05
C-26 An Act to establish the Canada Border Services Agency 05/06/14 05/06/29 National Security and Defence 05/11/01 0
observations
05/11/02 05/11/03 38/05
C-28 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act 05/10/19 05/11/01 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 05/11/22 0 05/11/23 05/11/25* 42/05
C-29 An Act to amend the Patent Act 05/02/15 05/03/07 Banking, Trade and Commerce 05/04/12 2 05/04/14 05/05/05* 18/05
C-30 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and the Salaries Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts 05/04/13 05/04/14 National Finance 05/04/21 0 05/04/21 05/04/21* 16/05
C-33 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 23, 2004 05/03/07 05/04/20 National Finance 05/05/03 0 05/05/10 05/05/13* 19/05
C-34 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the public service of Canada for the financial year ending
March 31, 2005 (Appropriation Act No. 2, 2004-2005)
04/12/13 04/12/14 - - - 04/12/15 04/12/15 27/04
C-35 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the public service of Canada for the financial year ending
March 31, 2005 (Appropriation Act No. 3, 2004-2005)
04/12/13 04/12/14 - - - 04/12/15 04/12/15 28/04
C-36 An Act to change the boundaries of the Acadie-Bathurst and Miramichi electoral districts 04/12/13 05/02/01 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/02/22 0
observations
05/02/23 05/02/24* 6/05
C-37 An Act to amend the Telecommunications Act 05/10/25 05/11/02 Transport and Communications 05/11/22 2
observations
05/11/24 05/11/25* 50/05
C-38 An Act respecting certain aspects of legal capacity for marriage for civil purposes 05/06/29 05/07/06 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/07/18 0 05/07/19 05/07/20* 33/05
C-39 An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act and to enact An Act respecting the provision of funding for diagnostic and medical equipment 05/02/22 05/03/08 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 05/03/10 0 05/03/22 05/03/23* 11/05
C-40 An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act 05/05/12 05/05/16 Agriculture and Forestry 05/05/18 0 05/05/19 05/05/19* 24/05
C-41 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the public service of Canada for the financial year ending
March 31, 2005 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2004-2005)
05/03/22 05/03/23 - - - 05/03/23 05/03/23* 12/05
C-42 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the public service of Canada for the financial year ending
March 31, 2006 (Appropriation Act No. 1, 2005-2006)
05/03/22 05/03/23 - - - 05/03/23 05/03/23* 13/05
C-43 An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 23, 2005 05/06/16 05/06/21 National Finance 05/06/28 0 05/06/28 05/06/29* 30/05
C-45 An Act to provide services, assistance and compensation to or in respect of Canadian Forces members and veterans and to make amendments to certain Acts 05/05/10 05/05/10 National Finance 05/05/12 0 05/05/12 05/05/13* 21/05
C-48 An Act to authorize the Minister of Finance to make certain payments 05/06/28 05/07/06 National Finance 05/07/18 0
observations
05/07/20 05/07/20* 36/05
C-49 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) 05/10/18 05/11/01 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/11/24 0 05/11/25 05/11/25* 43/05
C-53 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (proceeds of crime) and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act 05/11/22 05/11/22 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/11/24 0 05/11/25 05/11/25* 44/05
C-54 An Act to provide first nations with the option of managing and regulating oil and gas exploration and exploitation and of receiving moneys otherwise held for them by Canada. 05/11/22 05/11/22 Aboriginal Peoples 05/11/24 0
observations
05/11/25 05/11/25* 48/05
C-55 An Act to establish the Wage Earner Protection Program Act, to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts 05/11/22 05/11/23 Banking, Trade and Commerce 05/11/24 0
observations
05/11/25 05/11/25* 47/05
C-56 An Act to give effect to the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement and the Labrador Inuit Tax Treatment Agreement 05/06/16 05/06/20 Aboriginal Peoples 05/06/21 0 05/06/22 05/06/23* 27/05
C-57 An Act to amend certain Acts in relation to financial institutions 05/11/23 05/11/25 - - - 05/11/25 05/11/25* 54/05
C-58 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2006 (Appropriation Act No. 2, 2005-2006) 05/06/15 05/06/21 - - - 05/06/22 05/06/23* 28/05
C-66 An Act to authorize payments to provide assistance in relation to energy costs, housing energy consumption and public transit infrastructure, and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts 05/11/22 05/11/22 Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources 05/11/24 0 05/11/25 05/11/25* 49/05
C-71 An Act respecting the regulation of commercial and industrial undertakings on reserve lands 05/11/23 05/11/25 - - - 05/11/25 05/11/25* 53/05

COMMONS PUBLIC BILLS

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report Amend 3rd R.A. Chap.
C-259 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (elimination of excise tax on jewellery) 05/06/16 05/11/23 Banking, Trade and Commerce 05/11/25 0 05/11/25 05/11/25* 55/05
C-302 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Kitchener-Wilmot-Wellesley- Woolwich 04/12/02 04/12/07 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/02/17 0
observations
05/02/22 05/02/24* 4/05
C-304 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Battle River 04/12/02 04/12/07 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/02/17 0
observations
05/02/22 05/02/24* 5/05
C-331 An Act to acknowledge that persons of Ukrainian origin were interned in Canada during the First World War and to provide for recognition of this event 05/11/23 05/11/25 - - - 05/11/25 05/11/25* 52/05

SENATE PUBLIC BILLS

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report Amend 3rd R.A. Chap.
S-2 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (Sen. Kinsella) 04/10/06 04/10/20 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 04/10/28 0 04/11/02 05/05/05* 17/05
S-3 An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (promotion of English and French) (Sen. Gauthier) 04/10/06 04/10/07 Official Languages 04/10/21 0 04/10/26
Senate agreed to Commons amendments
05/11/22
05/11/25* 41/05
S-4 An Act to amend the Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act and the Interpretation Act in order to affirm the meaning of marriage (Sen. Cools) 04/10/06 Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to Rule 27(3)
05/02/22
S-5 An Act to repeal legislation that has not come into force within ten years of receiving royal assent (Sen. Banks) 04/10/07 04/10/26 Transport and Communications
(withdrawn)
04/10/28
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-6 An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (running rights for carriage of grain) (Sen. Banks) 04/10/07
S-7 An Act to amend the Supreme Court Act (references by Governor in Council) (Sen. Cools) 04/10/07 Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to Rule 27(3)
05/02/22
S-8 An Act to amend the Judges Act (Sen. Cools) 04/10/07 Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to Rule 27(3)
05/06/16
S-9 An Act to amend the Copyright Act (Sen. Day) 04/10/07 04/10/20 Social Affairs, Science and Technology
S-11 An Act to amend the Criminal Code  (lottery schemes) (Sen. Lapointe) 04/10/19 04/10/26 Legal and Constitutional Affairs 05/04/12 2
observations
05/05/17
S-12 An Act concerning personal watercraft in navigable waters (Sen. Spivak) 04/10/19 05/06/01 Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources 05/06/29 0 05/11/23
S-13 An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Parliament of Canada Act (Speakership of the Senate) (Sen. Oliver) 04/10/19 04/11/17 Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-14 An Act to protect heritage lighthouses (Sen. Forrestall) 04/10/20 04/11/02 Social Affairs, Science and Technology 05/03/21 0 05/03/23
S-15 An Act to prevent unsolicited messages on the Internet (Sen. Oliver) 04/10/20 Subject matter
05/02/10
Transport and Communications
S-16 An Act providing for the Crown's recognition of self-governing First Nations of Canada (Sen. St. Germain, P.C.) 04/10/27 Subject matter
05/02/22
Aboriginal Peoples
S-19 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal interest rate) (Sen. Plamondon) 04/11/04 04/12/07 Banking, Trade and Commerce 05/06/23 1 05/06/28
S-20 An Act to provide for increased transparency and objectivity in the selection of suitable individuals to be named to certain high public positions (Sen. Stratton) 04/11/30 Subject matter
05/02/02
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-21 An Act to amend the criminal Code (protection of children)
(Sen. Hervieux-Payette, P.C.)
04/12/02 05/03/10 Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-22 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (mandatory voting) (Sen. Harb) 04/12/09 Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to Rule 27(3)
05/10/18
S-23 An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act (modernization of employment and labour relations)
(Sen. Nolin)
05/02/01 Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to Rule 27(3)
05/11/25
Subject matter
05/07/18
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-24 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals) (Sen. Bryden) 05/02/03 05/03/10 Legal and Constitutional Affairs
S-26 An Act to provide for a national cancer strategy (Sen. Forrestall) 05/02/16 05/06/01 Social Affairs, Science and Technology
S-28 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (student loan) (Sen. Moore) 05/03/23 05/06/01 Banking, Trade and Commerce
S-29 An Act respecting a National Blood Donor Week (Sen. Mercer) 05/05/05 05/06/01 Social Affairs, Science and Technology
S-30 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (RRSP and RESP) (Sen. Biron) 05/05/10
S-32 An Act to amend the Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act and the Interpretation Act in order to affirm the meaning of marriage (Sen. Cools) 05/05/12 Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to Rule 27(3)
05/11/03
S-34 An Act to amend the Department of Justice Act and the Supreme Court Act to remove certain doubts with respect to the constitutional role of the Attorney General of Canada and to clarify the constitutional relationship between the Attorney General of Canada and Parliament (Sen. Cools) 05/05/16
S-35 An Act to amend the State Immunity Act and the Criminal Code (terrorist activity) (Sen. Tkachuk) 05/05/18 Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to Rule 27(3)
05/11/25
S-41 An Act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Act (human rights reports) (Sen. Kinsella) 05/06/21 05/11/22 Human Rights
S-42 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (clean drinking water) (Sen. Grafstein) 05/07/20
S-43 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (suicide bombings) (Sen. Grafstein) 05/09/28
S-44 An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (Sen. Ringuette) 05/09/28
S-45 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (Sen. Kinsella) 05/10/25 Subject matter
05/11/24
Human Rights
S-46 An Act respecting a National Philanthropy Day (Sen. Grafstein) 05/11/03
S-47 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (impaired driving) and other Acts (Sen. LeBreton) 05/11/22

PRIVATE BILLS

No. Title 1st 2nd Committee Report Amend 3rd R.A. Chap.
S-25 An Act to amend the Act of incorporation of The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada (Sen. Rompkey, P.C.) 05/02/10 05/03/23 Banking, Trade and Commerce 05/05/05 0
observations
05/05/10 05/05/19* 56/05
S-27 An Act respecting Scouts Canada
(Sen. Di Nino)
05/02/17 05/04/19 Legal and Constitutional Affairs