MATHYSSEN TABLES MOTION TO SPLIT PENSION CLAUSES FROM OMNIBUS II

THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION’S CRITIC FOR PENSIONS TABLES A MOTION TO STUDY A PART OF BILL C-45

OTTAWA —The Official Opposition’s Critic for Pensions, Irene Mathyssen, has just tabled the following motion in the House of Commons:

Mr. Speaker, I would like to seek unanimous consent to move the following motion:

“That notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, clauses 464 to 514 related to public sector pensions be removed from Bill C-45, a second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures and do compose Bill C-47; that Bill C-47 be entitled “An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, the Public Service Superannuation Act, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act”; 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 Government Operations and Estimates; 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.”