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Bill C-22 Watch

Royal Assent
The Governor General gives Royal Assent to the bill, after which it becomes known as an Act. The Act is printed and made publicly available.
Senate
The Senate discusses and approves a bill that has passed the House in much the same way that the House did (i.e. three readings, plus a committee and report stage between second and third reading). After the Senate passes the bill, it lets the House know this. The bill is now ready for Royal Assent.
Third Reading
A Minister moves a motion to give the bill third reading. This motion, which is sometimes debated during report stage, allows MPs to discuss the final form of the bill and decide whether it should be adopted; the bill cannot be amended at this stage. If the bill receives third reading, it has passed the House and it is then given to the Senate for its separate approval.
Report Stage
MPs discuss the version of the bill that was reported to the House by a committee, and even move amendments to it. The House then votes on whether to concur in the bill.
Committee Stage
A committee of MPs hears from the Minister, experts and individuals (speaking for themselves or an organization) wanting to make a presentation to the committee about the bill; they also answer MPs’ questions. After it has heard enough witnesses, the committee discusses and votes on each section of the bill; in doing so, it can amend the bill. At the end of this stage, the committee decides whether to adopt the bill (with or without amendment) and report it to the House. BA bill that is amended in committee is reprinted.
Second Reading
A Minister moves a motion to give the bill second reading, and to send it to a committee of MPs so that it can be studied in more detail. This motion allows MPs to discuss the principle of the bill (i.e. whether it is a good idea), but not to amend it. At the end of this discussion, MPs vote on the motion. If a majority of MPs votes in favour of the motion, the bill receives second reading and is sent to the committee.
Introduction and First Reading
After it receives first reading, the bill is given a bill number, it is printed and it is made publicly available.
Notice
Notice

Let's Build it Together!

Canada Disability Benefit Initiative

Version imprimable
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What is Bill C-22, and what does it mean for people with disabilities living in poverty? An overview of what we know so far about the Canada Disability Benefit.
The Parliament Buildings
If you haven't seen the Senate letter yet, calling for a Canadian Disability Benefit, here it is. 
Wednesday, November 3rd at 4pm PT/7pm ET: You made it through yesterday. You can make it through today. Keep going!  Join in at this upcoming event!
Join Ethelo and Disability without Poverty on November 3rd at 4pm PT/7pm ET to learn more about how to get involved in work on the Canada Disability Benefit. You will join in a lively and informal dialogue to talk about and plan the steps to take action!