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Omnibudget II Watch: NDP ups the ante with motion to split bill

A few moments ago, Tom Mulcair wrapped up a fiery tirade against the government by seeking the unanimous consent of the House to put forward the following motion, which would   split the budget between eleven separate committees. Not surprisingly, his request was requested, but for the record, here's the full text of the motion: 

That notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, that Bill C-45, a second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures be amended by removing the following clauses:

a)    clauses 9, 27, 28 and 62 to 64 related to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credit;

b)    clauses 173 to 178 related to the Fisheries Act;

c)    clauses 179 to 184 related to the proposed "Bridge to Strengthen Trade Act";

d)    clauses 206 to 209 related to the Indian Act;

e)    clauses 210 to 218 related to the Judges Act;

f)     clauses 264 to 268 related to the Customs Act;

g)    clauses 269 to 298 related to the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act;

h)    clauses 308 to 314 related to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;

i)      clauses 316 to 350 related to the Navigable Waters Protection Act;

j)      clauses 351 to 410 related to the Canada Grains Act;

k)    clauses 425 to 432 related to the Canada Environmental Assessment Act; and

l)      clauses 464 to 514 related to pension reforms

 

That the clauses mentioned in section a) of this motion do compose Bill C-47; that Bill C-47 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology;

that the clauses mentioned in section b) of this motion do compose Bill C-48; that Bill C-48 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans;

that the clauses mentioned in section c) of this motion do compose Bill C-49; that Bill C-49 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities;

that the clauses mentioned in section d) of this motion do compose Bill C-50; that Bill C-50 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development;

that the clauses mentioned in section e) of this motion do compose Bill C-51; that Bill C-51 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights;

that the clauses mentioned in section f) of this motion do compose Bill C-52; that Bill C-52 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security;

 that the clauses mentioned in section g) of this motion do compose Bill C-53; that Bill C-53 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Health;

that the clauses mentioned in section h) of this motion do compose Bill C-54; that Bill C-54 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration;

that the clauses mentioned in section i) and k) of this motion do compose Bill C-55; that Bill C-55 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development;

that the clauses mentioned in section j) of this motion do compose Bill C-56; that Bill C-56 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food; and

that the clauses mentioned in section l) of this motion do compose Bill C-57; that Bill C-57 be deemed read a first time and be printed; that the order for second reading of the said bill provide for the referral to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities;

that Bill C-45 retain the status on the Order Paper that it had prior to the adoption of this Order; that Bill C-45 be reprinted as amended; and that the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel be authorized to make any technical changes or corrections as may be necessary to give effect to this motion."


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