May 29, 1929

REPORT OF COMMITTEE


Second report of the joint committee of both houses on the printing of parliament. -Mr. Girouard.


COMMITTEE ON RAILWAYS AND CANALS


Mr. FRANK S. CAHILL (Pontiac): In order that the railway committee may be able to meet to-morrow, it will be necessary, Mr. Speaker, for me to ask the unanimous consent of the house to move: Thia/t the select standing on railways,, canals and telegraph lines be permitted to sit while the house is sitting. The motion is seconded by the hon. member for Comox-Alberni (Mr.Neill).


LIB
CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

May I ask the hon. gentleman how many bills are yet to be considered?

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LIB

Frank S. Cahill

Liberal

Mr. CAHILL:

There are two bills; one,

I understand, is to asist in legislation of the New Brunswick legislature and the other is known as the Jacobs bill, having reference to return tickets.

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Motion agreed to.


DOMINION ELECTIONS ACT, AMENDMENT


Hon. LUCIEN CANNON (Solicitor General) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 313, to amend the Dominion Elections Act.


CON
LIB

Lucien Cannon (Solicitor General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. CANNON:

I intended giving a full

explanation of the bill on the second reading. On the first reading-

Questions

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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

Carried. Mr. Cannon

moves that said bill be read the first time.

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Carried.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

When shall said bill be

read the second time?

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Now.

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Next sitting.

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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

The objection is well

taken. Next sitting.

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PRIVATE BILL

SENATE BILL-FIRST READING

May 29, 1929