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Studies & Bills

Information prior to the 40th Parliament is from notices of meetings. For the official record, please refer to the related minutes and transcripts.

There are limited electronic records available for the period prior to the 35th Parliament. For historical information, please contact: ctm@sen.parl.gc.ca or 1-800-267-7362

Studies & Bills Date Referred Session  note  note
Bill C-84, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and the Immigration Act
(1997-04-21)
Bill C-66, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (Part 1) and the Corporations and Labour Unions Returns Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
(1997-04-15)
Bill C-300, An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal for Canadians who have served with an international peacekeeping mission
(1997-04-08)
To monitor the implementation and application of Bill C-41, and the associated Federal Child Support Guidelines
(1997-03-13)
Bill S-11, An Act to amend the Excise tac Act
(1997-02-19)
Bill C-202, An Act respecting a National Organ Donor Week in Canada
(1996-12-18)
Report upon the implementation by the Department of Veterans Affairs of measures to expedite the adjudication of pensions
(1996-12-10)
Bill C-41, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act, the Garnishement, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and the Canada Shipping Act
(1996-11-28)
Bill C-35, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (minimum wage)
(1996-11-07)
Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (abuse of process)
(1996-10-28)
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Orders of Reference

A committee’s order of reference is the Order of the Senate that authorizes it to examine a bill or to undertake a special study. Most committees require an order of reference before they can undertake such work. Three standing committees do, however, have permanent orders of reference, allowing them to undertake their work without waiting for a specific order of reference. These are the Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament (responsible for proposing amendments to the rules of the Senate, examining questions of privilege and consideration of the orders and customs of the Senate and privileges of Parliament), the Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration (responsible for the financial and administrative matters relating to the internal management of the Senate) and the Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators.