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Tabled Document 454-18(3): Northwest Territories Surface Rights Board 2019-2020 Budget
Tabling Of Documents

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The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. Tabling of documents. Item 15, notices of motion. Member for Yellowknife Centre.

Motion 40-18(3): Extended Adjournment of the House to August 12, 2019
Notices Of Motion

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Julie Green Yellowknife Centre

Mr. Speaker, I give notice that, on Thursday, June 6, 2019, I will move the following motion: I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Great Slave, that, notwithstanding Rule 4, when this House adjourns on Thursday, June 6, 2019, it shall be adjourned until Monday, August 12, 2019; and further, that at any time prior to August 12, 2019, if the Speaker is satisfied after consultation with the Executive Council and Members of the Legislative Assembly that the public interest requires that the House should meet at an earlier time during the adjournment, the Speaker may give notice, and thereupon the House shall meet at the time stated in such notice and shall transact its business as it has been duly adjourned to that time. Mahsi, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 40-18(3): Extended Adjournment of the House to August 12, 2019
Notices Of Motion

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The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. Notices of motion. Item 16, notices of motion for first reading of bills. Item 17, motions. Member for Kam Lake.

Motion 39-18(3): Referral of 2030 NWT Climate Change Strategic Framework 2019-2023 Action Plan, Carried
Motions

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Kieron Testart Kam Lake

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. WHEREAS tabled document 442-18(3), 2030 NWT Climate Change Strategic Framework 2019-2023 Action Plan has been tabled in the House;

Therefore, I MOVE, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife North, that tabled document 442-18(3), 2030 NWT Climate Change Strategic Framework 2019-2023 Action Plan, be referred to Committee of the Whole for consideration. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Motion 39-18(3): Referral of 2030 NWT Climate Change Strategic Framework 2019-2023 Action Plan, Carried
Motions

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The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. The motion is non-debatable. All those in favour? All those opposed? The motion is carried.

---Carried

Motions. Item 18, first reading of bills. Minister of Education, Culture and Employment.

Bill 57: An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act
First Reading Of Bills

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Caroline Cochrane Range Lake

Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, that Bill 57, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act, be read for the first time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 57: An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act
First Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. The motion is on the table. The motion is non-debatable. All those in favour? All those opposed? Motion carried.

---Carried

Bill 57 has had its first reading. First reading of bills. Item 19, second reading of bills. Minister of Finance.

Bill 54: Standard Interest Rates Statutes Amendment Act
Second Reading Of Bills

June 4th, 2019

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Robert C. McLeod Inuvik Twin Lakes

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Hay River South, that Bill 54, Standard Interest Rates Statutes Amendment Act, be read for the second time.

This bill amends various statutes to adopt a single standard interest rate described under the Financial Administration Act that will apply to GNWT receivables under the statutes. The bill is part of a larger legislative project that seeks to adopt a single standard interest rate applicable to all GNWT receivables. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 54: Standard Interest Rates Statutes Amendment Act
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. The motion is in order. To the principle of the bill.

Bill 54: Standard Interest Rates Statutes Amendment Act
Second Reading Of Bills

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Some Hon. Members

Question.

Bill 54: Standard Interest Rates Statutes Amendment Act
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

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

---Carried

Bill 54 has had its second reading. Second reading of bills. Member for Mackenzie Delta.

Bill 55: An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, No. 1
Second Reading Of Bills

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Frederick Blake Jr. Mackenzie Delta

Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes, that Bill 55, An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, No. 1, be read for the second time.

This bill makes a number of amendments to the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act. These include amendments to exempt certain employees from jury service during Legislative Assembly sittings or meetings; modify the time period after polling day by which the independent commission must be established; modify the day on which a person's appointment to a commission is terminated; clarify the appointment process and tenure status of the Law Clerk and the Sergeant-at-Arms; and add an option to affirm oaths. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 55: An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, No. 1
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

Masi. The motion is in order. To the principle of the bill.

Bill 55: An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, No. 1
Second Reading Of Bills

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Some Hon. Members

Question.

Bill 55: An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, No. 1
Second Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jackson Lafferty

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

---Carried

Bill 55 has had its second reading. Second reading of bills. Member for Yellowknife North. Member for Mackenzie Delta.