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Progress of Legislation

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

(2nd Session, 40th Parliament)


Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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

(*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-2

An Act to amend the Customs Act

09/01/29

09/03/03

National Security and Defence

09/03/31

1

09/04/23

09/06/11*

10/09

S-3

An Act to amend the Energy Efficiency Act

09/01/29

09/02/24

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

09/03/11

0

09/03/12

09/05/14*

8/09

S-4

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (identity theft and related misconduct)

09/03/31

09/05/05

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

09/06/09

5

09/06/11

09/10/22*

28/09

S-5

An Act to amend the Criminal Code and another Act

09/04/01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-6

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (accountability with respect to political loans)

09/04/28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-7

An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (Senate term limits)

09/05/28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-8

An Act to implement conventions and protocols concluded between Canada and Colombia, Greece and Turkey for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income

09/11/18

09/12/09

Banking, Trade and Commerce

09/12/10

0

09/12/15

 

 

GOVERNMENT BILLS
(HOUSE OF COMMONS)

No.

Title

1st

2nd

Committee

Report

Amend

3rd

R.A.

Chap.

C-2

An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the States of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Republic of Iceland, the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Kingdom of Norway and the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Swiss Confederation

09/03/31

09/04/22

Foreign Affairs and International Trade

09/04/23

0

09/04/28

09/04/29*

6/09

C-3

An Act to amend the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act

09/05/05

09/05/13

Transport and Communications

09/05/28

0

09/06/02

09/06/11*

11/09

C-4

An Act respecting not-for-profit corporations and certain other corporations

09/05/05

09/06/10

Banking, Trade and Commerce

09/06/22

0
observations

09/06/23

09/06/23*

23/09

C-5

An Act to amend the Indian Oil and Gas Act

09/04/21

09/04/23

Aboriginal Peoples

09/05/05

0

09/05/06

09/05/14*

7/09

C-6

An Act respecting the safety of consumer products

09/06/16

09/10/07

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

09/12/03

Report defeated 09/12/09

17
(defeated)
+
7 at 3rd

09/12/15

 

 

C-7

An Act to amend the Marine Liability Act and the Federal Courts Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

09/05/14

09/06/03

Transport and Communications

09/06/18

0
observations

09/06/22

09/06/23*

21/09

C-9

An Act to amend the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

09/03/26

09/04/28

Transport and Communications

09/05/07

1

09/05/13
Message from Commons-agree with Senate amendment
09/05/14

09/05/14*

9/09

C-10

An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and related fiscal measures

09/03/04

09/03/05

National Finance

09/03/12

0

09/03/12

09/03/12*

2/09

C-11

An Act to promote safety and security with respect to human pathogens and toxins

09/05/06

09/06/02

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

09/06/22

0
observations

09/06/23

09/06/23*

24/09

C-12

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2009 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2008-2009)

09/02/12

09/02/24

-

-

-

09/02/26

09/02/26

1/09

C-14

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (organized crime and protection of justice system participants)

09/04/28

09/05/27

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

09/06/18

0

09/06/22

09/06/23*

22/09

C-15

An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts

09/06/09

09/09/17

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

09/12/03

4

09/12/14

 

 

C-16

An Act to amend certain Acts that relate to the environment and to enact provisions respecting the enforcement of certain Acts that relate to the environment

09/05/14

09/05/27

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

09/06/11

0
observations

09/06/16

09/06/18

14/09

C-17

An Act to recognize Beechwood Cemetery as the national cemetery of Canada

09/03/10

09/03/12

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

09/04/02

0

09/04/02

09/04/23*

5/09

C-18

An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act, to validate certain calculations and to amend other Acts

09/05/12

09/05/28

National Finance

09/06/11

0
observations

09/06/16

09/06/18

13/09

C-21

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2009 (Appropriation Act No. 5, 2008-2009)

09/03/24

09/03/25

-

-

-

09/03/26

09/03/26*

3/09

C-22

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2010 (Appropriation Act No. 1, 2009-2010)

09/03/24

09/03/25

-

-

-

09/03/26

09/03/26*

4/09

C-24

An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Peru, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Peru and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Peru

09/06/04

09/06/09

Foreign Affairs and International Trade

09/06/16

0
observations

09/06/17

09/06/18

16/09

C-25

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (limiting credit for time spent in pre-sentencing custody)

09/06/09

09/06/16

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

09/10/08

Report defeated 09/10/20

2
(defeated)

09/10/21

09/10/22*

29/09

C-26

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (auto theft and trafficking in property obtained by crime)

09/06/16

09/10/29

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

C-27

An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act

09/12/01

09/12/15

Transport and Communications

 

 

 

 

 

C-28

An Act to amend the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act

09/05/27

09/06/04

Aboriginal Peoples

09/06/09

0

09/06/10

09/06/11*

12/09

C-29

An Act to increase the availability of agricultural loans and to repeal the Farm Improvement Loans Act

09/05/27

09/06/09

Agriculture and Forestry

09/06/11

0

09/06/16

09/06/18

15/09

C-32

An Act to amend the Tobacco Act

09/06/17

09/09/16

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

09/10/01

0

09/10/06

09/10/08*

27/09

C-33

An Act to amend the War Veterans Allowance Act

09/06/04

09/06/09

National Security and Defence

09/06/17

0

09/06/18

09/06/18

20/09

C-36

An Act to amend the Criminal Code

09/11/26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C-38

An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act to enlarge Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada

09/06/17

09/06/17

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

09/06/18

0

09/06/18

09/06/18

17/09

C-39

An Act to amend the Judges Act

09/06/10

09/06/11

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

09/06/18

0

09/06/18

09/06/18

19/09

C-41

An Act to give effect to the Maanulth First Nations Final Agreement and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

09/06/16

09/06/17

Aboriginal Peoples

09/06/18

0

09/06/18

09/06/18

18/09

C-48

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2010 (Appropriation Act No. 2, 2009-2010)

09/06/22

09/06/22

-

-

-

09/06/23

09/06/23*

25/09

C-49

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2010 (Appropriation Act No. 3, 2009-2010)

09/06/22

09/06/22

-

-

-

09/06/23

09/06/23*

26/09

C-50

An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and to increase benefits

09/11/04

09/11/04

Pursuant to rule 74(1) subject-matter
09/09/30
National Finance

Bill
09/11/04
National Finance






Report on Bill
09/11/05




0

09/11/05

09/11/05*

30/09

C-51

An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and to implement other measures

09/11/17

09/12/02

National Finance

09/12/08

2
(amends. withdrawn pursuant to Speaker's Ruling
09/12/09)

09/12/10

09/12/15*

31/09

C-56

An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

09/12/10

09/12/15

Pursuant to rule 74(1) subject-matter
09/12/02
National Finance

Bill

09/12/15
National Finance






Report on Bill
09/12/15





0
observations

09/12/15

09/12/15*

33/09

C-62

An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act

09/12/09

09/12/11

National Finance

09/12/14

0
observations

09/12/15

09/12/15*

32/09

C-64

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2010 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2009-2010)

09/12/10

09/12/15

-

-

-

09/12/15

09/12/15*

34/09

COMMONS PUBLIC BILLS

No.

Title

1st

2nd

Committee

Report

Amend

3rd

R.A.

Chap.

C-268

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentence for offences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen years)

09/10/01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE PUBLIC BILLS

No.

Title

1st

2nd

Committee

Report

Amend

3rd

R.A.

Chap.

S-201

An Act to amend the Library and Archives of Canada Act (National Portrait Gallery) (Sen. Grafstein)

09/01/27

09/12/01

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

 

 

 

 

 

S-202

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (repeal of fixed election dates) (Sen. Murray, P.C.)

09/01/27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-203

An Act to amend the Business Development Bank of Canada Act (municipal infrastructure bonds) and to make a consequential amendment to another Act (Sen. Grafstein)

09/01/27

09/05/06

Banking, Trade and Commerce

 

 

 

 

 

S-204

An Act to amend the National Capital Act (establishment and protection of Gatineau Park) (Sen. Spivak)

09/01/27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-205

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (suicide bombings) (Sen. Grafstein)

09/01/27

09/03/31

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

09/06/04

1

09/06/10

 

 

S-206

An Act respecting the office of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development (Sen. McCoy)

09/01/27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-207

An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (foreign postings) (Sen. Carstairs, P.C.)

09/01/27

Bill withdrawn pursuant to Speaker's Ruling
09/02/24

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-208

An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (clean drinking water)
(Sen. Grafstein)

09/01/27

09/04/29

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

09/06/18

0

09/06/18

 

 

S-209

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of children)
(Sen. Hervieux-Payette, P.C.)

09/01/27

09/06/22

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

S-210

An Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day (Sen. Munson)

09/01/27

09/03/03

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

09/05/14

0

09/05/26

 

 

S-211

An Act to require the Minister of the Environment to establish, in co-operation with the provinces, an agency with the power to identify and protect Canada's watersheds that will constitute sources of drinking water in the future (Sen. Grafstein)

09/01/27

09/06/10

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

S-212

An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
(Sen. Banks)

09/01/27

09/10/29

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

 

 

 

 

 

S-213

An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (carbon offset tax credit) (Sen. Mitchell)

09/01/27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-214

An Act to regulate securities and to provide for a single securities commission for Canada (Sen. Grafstein)

09/01/27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-215

An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (Property qualifications of Senators) (Sen. Banks)

09/01/27

09/03/24

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

S-216

An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act and the Auditor General Act (Involvement of Parliament)
(Sen. Banks)

09/01/27

09/03/11

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

09/04/02

0

09/04/23

 

 

S-217

An Act respecting a National Philanthropy Day (Sen. Grafstein)

09/01/27

09/05/05

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

09/05/14

2

09/06/02

 

 

S-218

An Act to amend the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act (Sen. Joyal, P.C.)

09/01/29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-219

An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (student loans)
(Sen. Goldstein)

09/02/03

Bill withdrawn pursuant to Speaker's Ruling
09/05/05

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-220

An Act respecting commercial electronic messages (Sen. Goldstein)

09/02/03

09/04/02

Transport and Communications

 

 

 

 

 

S-221

An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (borrowing of money) (Sen. Murray, P.C.)

09/02/04

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-222

An Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act (bulk water removal)
(Sen. Murray, P.C.)

09/02/04

 

Subject matter
09/06/17
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

 

 

 

 

 

S-223

An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to enact certain other measures in order to provide assistance and protection to victims of human trafficking (Sen. Phalen)

09/02/04

09/09/29

Human Rights

09/12/08

10

09/12/15

 

 

S-224

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (vacancies) (Sen. Moore)

09/02/05

09/05/14

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

S-225

An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (oath of citizenship) (Sen. Segal)

09/02/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-226

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (lottery schemes) (Sen. Lapointe)

09/02/11

09/09/29

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

S-227

An Act to amend the Income Tax Act and the Excise Tax Act (tax relief for Nunavik)

(Sen. Watt)

09/02/11

09/06/16

National Finance

 

 

 

 

 

S-228

An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act and the Bank of Canada Act (quarterly financial reports) (Sen. Segal)

09/03/03

Dropped from Order Paper pursuant to rule 27(3)
09/11/04

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-229

An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (commercial seal fishing) (Sen. Harb)

09/03/03

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-230

An Act to amend the Bank of Canada Act (credit rating agency) (Sen. Grafstein)

09/03/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-231

An Act to amend the Investment Canada Act (human rights violations) (Sen. Goldstein)

09/03/31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-232

An Act to amend the Patent Act (drugs for international humanitarian purposes) and to make a consequential amendment to another Act (Sen. Goldstein)

09/03/31

09/06/16

Banking, Trade and Commerce

 

 

 

 

 

S-233

An Act to amend the State Immunity Act and the Criminal Code (deterring terrorism by providing a civil right of action against perpetrators and sponsors of terrorism) (Sen. Tkachuk)

09/04/28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-234

An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (retroactivity of retirement and survivor's pensions) (Sen. Callbeck)

09/05/06

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-235

An Act to provide the means to rationalize the governance of Canadian businesses during the period of national emergency resulting from the global financial crisis that is undermining Canada's economic stability (Sen. Hervieux-Payette, P.C.)

09/05/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-236

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (election expenses) (Sen. Dawson)

09/05/26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-237

An Act for the advancement of the aboriginal languages of Canada and to recognize and respect aboriginal language rights (Sen. Joyal, P.C.)

09/05/28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-238

An Act to establish gender parity on the board of directors of certain corporations, financial institutions and parent Crown corporations (Sen. Hervieux-Payette, P.C.)

09/06/02

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-239

An Act to amend the Conflict of Interest Act (gifts) (Sen. Cowan)

09/06/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-240

An Act respecting a national day of service to honour the courage and sacrifice of Canadians in the face of terrorism, particularly the events of September 11, 2001 (Sen. Tkachuk)

09/06/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-241

An Act to amend the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Act (credit and debit cards) (Sen. Ringuette)

09/10/06

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-242

An Act to amend the Canadian Payments Act (debit card payment systems) (Sen. Ringuette)

09/10/06

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-243

An Act to establish and maintain a national registry of medical devices (Sen. Harb)

09/10/27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-244

An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (rural postal services)  (Sen. Peterson)

09/12/09

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-245

An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and other Acts (unfunded pension plan liabilities) (Sen. Ringuette)

09/12/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRIVATE BILLS

No.

Title

1st

2nd

Committee

Report

Amend

3rd

R.A.

Chap.