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Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2021-2022

Government Bill

19th Assembly, 2nd Session

Introduced on March 30, 2021

Events

Timeline of key legislative events

  • First Reading
    Completed March 30, 2021 (Debate | Vote)
  • Second Reading
    Completed March 30, 2021 (Debate | Vote)
  • Third Reading
    Completed March 30, 2021 (Debate | Vote)
  • Commissioner's Assent
    Completed March 31, 2021 (Debate)
  • Status

    Bill Text



    Related Votes

    March 30, 2021 Passed Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2021-2022, be read for the third time, and Mr. Speaker, I would request a recorded vote. Thank you.
    March 30, 2021 Passed Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures) 2021-2022, be read for the second time. This bill authorizes the Government of the Northwest Territories to make appropriations for operations expenditures for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. It also sets out limits on amounts that may be borrowed by the Commissioner on behalf of the government, includes information in respect of all existing borrowing and all projected borrowing for the fiscal year, and authorizes the making of disbursements to pay the principal of amounts borrowed. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
    March 30, 2021 Passed Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2021-2022, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

    Discussion & Mentions

    Assent To Bills
    Assent To Bills

    March 31st, 2021

    Page 2646


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    Commissioner Of The Northwest Territories Hon. Margaret Thom

    Now, as Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, I am pleased to assent to the following bills:

    • Bill 3, An Act to Amend the Public Highways Act
    • Bill 12, An Act to Amend the Apprenticeship, Trade and Occupation Certification Act
    • Bill 13, An Act to Amend the Interpretation Act
    • Bill 14, An Act to Amend the Securities Act
    • Bill 16, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act
    • Bill 20, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act
    • Bill 26, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021
    • Bill 27, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2020-2021
    • Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2021-2022

    Mahsi cho. Thank you. Quyanainni. Merci beaucoup. Quana.

    Recorded Vote
    Third Reading Of Bills

    March 30th, 2021

    Page 2618


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    The Speaker

    The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

    All those opposed, please rise. All those abstaining, please rise. The results of the recorded vote: 17 in favour, zero opposed, zero abstentions. The motion is carried.

    ---Carried

    Bill 28 has had its third reading. Third reading of bills. Mr. Clerk, orders of the day.

    Recorded Vote
    Third Reading Of Bills

    March 30th, 2021

    Page 2618


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    Deputy Clerk Of The House Mr. Glen Rutland

    The Member for Yellowknife South, the Member for Range Lake, the Member for Yellowknife Centre, the Member for Hay River South, the Member for Thebacha, the Member for Nunakput, the Member for Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh, the Member for Nahendeh, the Member for Sahtu, the Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, the Member for Hay River North, the Member for Great Slave, the Member for Kam Lake, the Member for Frame Lake, the Member for Deh Cho, the Member for Yellowknife North, and the Member for Monfwi.

    The Speaker

    The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

    Question has been called. The Minister has requested a recorded vote. All those in favour, please rise.

    Some Hon. Members

    Question.

    Kevin O'Reilly

    Kevin O'Reilly Frame Lake

    Merci, Monsieur le President. I want to surprise my friends on the other side and indicate that I intend to support this bill. Thank you.

    The Speaker

    The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

    Thank you, Minister. The motion is in order. To the motion. Member for Frame Lake.

    Caroline Wawzonek

    Caroline Wawzonek Yellowknife South

    Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2021-2022, be read for the third time, and Mr. Speaker, I would request a recorded vote. Thank you.

    The Speaker

    The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

    Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Any abstentions? The motion is carried.

    ---Carried

    Bill 28 has had its second reading. Second reading of bills. Item 20, consideration in Committee of the Whole of bills and other matters: Committee Report 9-19(2), Standing Committee on Rules and Procedures Report on the Chief Electoral Officer's Report on the Administration of the 2019 Territorial General Election, with the Member for Hay River South in the chair.

    Some Hon. Members

    Question.

    The Speaker

    The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

    Thank you, Minister. The motion is in order. To the principle of the bill.

    Caroline Wawzonek

    Caroline Wawzonek Yellowknife South

    Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures) 2021-2022, be read for the second time. This bill authorizes the Government of the Northwest Territories to make appropriations for operations expenditures for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. It also sets out limits on amounts that may be borrowed by the Commissioner on behalf of the government, includes information in respect of all existing borrowing and all projected borrowing for the fiscal year, and authorizes the making of disbursements to pay the principal of amounts borrowed. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

    The Speaker

    The Speaker Frederick Blake Jr.

    Thank you, Minister. The motion is in order. The motion is non-debatable. All those in favour? All those opposed? Any abstentions? The motion is carried.

    ---Carried

    Thank you, Minister. Bill 28 has had its first reading. First reading of bills. Item 19, second reading of bills. Minister of Infrastructure.

    Caroline Wawzonek

    Caroline Wawzonek Yellowknife South

    Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Range Lake, that Bill 28, Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), 2021-2022, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.