routine proceedings — Offshore Health and Safety Act

Bill to Amend--Second Report of Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources Committee Adopted

February 16, 2021


Hon. Paul J. Massicotte
[14:39]

Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources, presented the following report:

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has the honour to present its

SECOND REPORT

Your committee, to which was referred Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Offshore Health and Safety Act, has, in obedience to the order of reference of December 8, 2020, examined the said bill and now reports the same with the following amendments:

1.Clause 1, page 1: Replace line 15 with the following:

“repealed on the expiry of seven years after the day”.

2.Clause 2, page 2: Replace line 3 with the following:

“repealed on the expiry of seven years after the day”.

3.Clause 3, pages 2 and 3:

(a) On page 2,

(i) replace line 7 with the following:

“December 31, 2021, then”,

(ii) replace line 25 with the following:

“section (1) are repealed on December 31, 2021, un-”;

(b) on page 3, replace line 12 with the following:

“section (1) are repealed on December 31, 2021, un-”.

Your committee has also made certain observations, which are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

PAUL J. MASSICOTTE

Chair

(For text of observations, see today’s Journals of the Senate, p. 349.)

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore
[14:40]

Honourable senators, when shall this report be taken into consideration?

[14:42]

Honourable senators, with leave of the Senate and notwithstanding rule 5-5(f), I move that the report be considered now.

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore
[14:42]

Is leave granted, honourable senators?

Hon Senators: Agreed.

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore
[14:42]

Is it your pleasure, honourable senators, to adopt the motion?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

(Motion agreed to and report adopted.)

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore
[14:42]

Honourable senators, when shall this bill, as amended, be read the third time?

Senator Ravalia
[14:43]

Honourable senators, with leave of the Senate and notwithstanding rule 5-5(b), I move that the bill, as amended, be placed on the Orders of the Day for third reading later this day.

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore
[14:44]

Is leave granted, honourable senators?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

(On motion of Senator Ravalia, bill, as amended, placed on the Orders of the Day for third reading later this day.)