Scouts Canada Act: Bill S-27

Maintained by Scouter Liam Morland, November 29, 2005

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Bill S-27 was introduced in the 1st Session of the 38th Parliament. The 38th Parliament was dissolved for the general election on November 29, 2005. When Parliament is dissolved, all bills die. If another the bill or another like it is introduced in the future, news will be posted here.

Bill S-27

Senator Consiglio Di Nino (C-ON) has introduced Bill S-27: An Act respecting Scouts Canada in the Senate of Canada. The bill would enact the Scouts Canada Act. According to its official description,

This enactment consolidates and updates the statutes governing the corporation known as the Boy Scouts of Canada in order to reflect more accurately its current status in Canada. It also changes the name of the corporation to "Scouts Canada" and makes other technical and incidental changes relating to the administration of its affairs.

The bill has been assigned to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.

Debates of the Senate (Hansard)

February 15, 2005SenatePresentation of Petition
February 17, 2005SenateFirst Reading
March 10, 2005SenateSecond Reading — Debate Adjourned
April 19, 2005SenateSecond Reading

Progress of Bill S-27

Senate First ReadingFebruary 17, 2005
Second ReadingApril 19, 2005
CommitteeLegal and Constitutional Affairs
Third Reading
Commons First Reading
Second Reading
Third Reading
Royal Assent