(December 4, 2001) Senators vote on motion to amend BillC-31 clause 9.
1st Session, 37th Parliament,
Volume 139, Issue 76
Export Development Act
Bill to Amend-Third Reading-Motion in Amendment-Motion to Further Defer Deferred Vote Adopted
Hon. Fernand Robichaud (Deputy Leader of the Government): Honourable senators, with leave of the Senate, and notwithstanding rule 58(l)(i), I move:
That, notwithstanding any Rule of the Senate, the Order adopted on November 29, 2001, with respect to the deferred recorded division on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Oliver to Bill C-31, be amended so that the division take place at 6:00 p.m. today, and that the bells sound at 5:30 for 30 minutes.
The Hon. the Speaker: Is it your pleasure, honourable senators, to adopt the motion?
Hon. Senators: Agreed.
Motion agreed to.
The sitting of the Senate was resumed.
Export Development Act
Bill to Amend-Third Reading-Motion in Amendment Negatived-Debate Continued
On the Order:
Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Ferretti Barth, for the third reading of Bill C-31, to amend the Export Development Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
On the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Oliver, seconded by the Honourable Senator Di Nino, that the Bill be not now read a third time but that it be amended in Clause 9, on page 3, by replacing line 31 with the following:
“(3) The directive is a statutory instru-“.
The Hon. the Speaker: Honourable senators, pursuant to the order of the house, we will proceed with a recorded division on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Oliver.
Motion in amendment negatived on the following division:
YEAS THE HONOURABLE SENATORS Andreychuk, Atkins, Beaudoin, Bolduc, Buchanan , Carney, Comeau, Di Nino, Forrestall, Gustafson, John son, Kelleher, Keon, LeBreton, Lynch-Staunton, Murray, Nolin, Prud’homme, Robertson, Spivak, Stratton, Tkachuk, Wilson-23
NAYS THE HONOURABLE SENATORS Austin, Banks, Biron, Bryden, Callbeck, Carstairs, Chalifoux, Christensen, Cook, Corbin, Cordy, Day, De Bané, Fairbairn, Ferretti Barth, Finnerty, Fraser, Furey, Gauthier, Gill, Grafstein, Graham, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Kenny, Kolber, Kroft, LaPierre, Lapointe, Lawson, Léger, Losier-Cool, Maheu, Mahovlich, Milne, Moore, Morin, Pearson, Phalen, Poulin, Robichaud, Rompkey, Setlakwe, Sparrow, Stollery, Tunney, Wiebe-49
ABSTENTIONS THE HONOURABLE SENATORS Nil
The Hon. the Speaker: Honourable senators, we will now return to third reading debate on Bill C-31.
On motion of Senator Tkachuk, debate adjourned.
The Senate adjourned until Wednesday, December 5, 2001, at 1:30 p.m.