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This bill was last introduced in the 17th Assembly, 5th Session, which ended in October 2015.

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Votes

  • Oct. 31, 2014 Passed Thank you, Madam Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 33, An Act to Amend the Elections and Plebiscites Act, No. 2, be read for the third time. Thank you, Madam Speaker.
  • Oct. 28, 2014 Passed Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 33, An Act to Amend the Elections and Plebiscites Act, No. 2, be read for the second time. Mr. Speaker, Bill 33 amends the Elections and Plebiscites Act to: • replace the provisions for advance polls with a new special voting opportunity; • modernize requirements relating to campaigning, including requirements with respect to campaign advertising and sponsor identification; • require candidates to file statements from banks or approved institutions in support of their financial reports; • increase the number of electors for whom another elector may vouch and prohibit candidates from vouching; • prohibit candidates from accepting more than $1,500 in anonymous contributions; • permit candidates to pay for petty expenses incurred in a campaign period; • enhance the investigation and enforcement powers of the Chief Electoral Officer; and • modernize the drafting of the offence provision. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
  • Oct. 27, 2014 Passed Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 33, An Act to Amend the Elections and Plebiscites Act, No. 2, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.