The House adjourned on June 1, 2022.
The 4th Session of the 42nd Legislature will reconvene on
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
A number of bills have passed including acts concerning The Court of Appeal Act and The Provincial Court Act, Family law, and Employment Law.
Politicians at the Manitoba Legislature were preparing to pass more than 20 bills into law Wednesday night, including one to increase the minimum wage, before breaking for the summer.
Some bills were not expected to go to a final vote until the legislature resumes in the fall…The Opposition New Democrats used procedural rules to make sure the pesticide, electricity and other bills were not passed before the summer break.
May 24, 2022 Manitoba Government Introduces Amendments To The Child And Family Services Act To Transform Indigenous Child Welfare System – “The Manitoba government has introduced proposed amendments to the Child and Family Services (CFS) Act to ensure the transition of child and family services from provincial CFS agencies to Indigenous Governing Bodies (IGB)”
May 24, 2022 Manitoba Government Introduces Bill To Modernize Liquor Service Licensing “Bill 38 builds on previous legislative reform introduced to allow all liquor service licensees to sell liquor with takeout and delivery food orders, a service option that has been available to dining room licensees since 2020. This change, supported by industry and driven by changing consumer demand, became especially significant as the COVID-19 pandemic changed how Manitoba’s hospitality industry operates, noted the minister.
May 30, 2022 Manitoba Government Introduces Legislation To Allow Larger Increases To Provincial Minimum Wage – “The Manitoba government is introducing legislation that would allow larger increases to the provincial minimum wage, given current uncertain and challenging global economic conditions as employees and employers struggle to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic”
May 30, 2022 Manitoba Government Introduces Clare’s Law, Aimed At Protecting Against Intimate Partner Violence – “The Manitoba government has introduced Bill 43, the disclosure to protect against intimate partner violence act, to give Manitobans access to an intimate partner’s documented history of violence and supports.”
Fourth Session, 42nd Legislature
Bill 38 The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Amendment Act – amends The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act to eliminate specific categories of liquor service licences established in the Act. The different types of liquor service licences are now to be established by regulation. The ability to sell liquor with food that is purchased for delivery or takeout is no longer restricted to specified categories of liquor service licences.
Bill 42 The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Amendment and Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation Amendment Act – amends The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act and The Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation Act to expand the range of persons who are able to sell all types of liquor.
Bill 43 The Disclosure to Protect Against Intimate Partner Violence Act – Under the Act, a person who believes that they might be at risk of violence from a current or former intimate partner may apply to receive information about the risk that partner poses to the person or the person’s child.
Bill 7 The Police Services Amendment Act (Enhancing Independent Investigation Unit Operations) – No amendments
Bill 8 The Court of Appeal Amendment and Provincial Court Amendment Act – No amendments
Bill 29 The Mennonite College Federation Amendment Act – No amendments
Bill 34 The City of Winnipeg Charter Amendment and Planning Amendment Act – No amendments
Bill 37 The International Child Support and Family Maintenance (Hague Convention) Act – No amendments
Bill 9 The Scrap Metal Act
Bill 41 The Child and Family Services Amendment Act – Bill amends The Child and Family Services Act to facilitate collaboration and information sharing between the persons and entities who administer the Act and the Indigenous governing bodies and Indigenous service providers who administer Indigenous laws respecting child and family services.
Bill 44 The Employment Standards Code Amendment Act (Minimum Wage) – This Bill amends The Employment Standards Code to enable the minimum wage to be increased by an additional amount set out in a regulation.
Bill 238 The Workplace Safety and Health Amendment Act (Access to Washrooms for Delivery Persons) – amends The Workplace Safety and Health Act. In most circumstances, the owner of a workplace must provide access to a washroom, on request, to a delivery person attending the workplace.
Bill 239 The Ecological Reserves Amendment Act (Ecological Corridors) – amends The Ecological Reserves Act to allow for the creation of an ecological corridor system.
Bill 240 The Jewish Heritage Month Act – proclaims the month of May of each year as Jewish Heritage Month.
Bill 223 The Ukrainian Heritage Month Act
Bill 227 The Turban Day Act
For the status of all current bills click here.