A number of bills from the previous session of the legislature have been reintroduced, as well as number of new bills as part of the Government’s legislative agenda. To see the government’s news release on this, click here.
Third Session, Forty-Second Legislature
Bill 5 The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Amendment Act (Cannabis Social Responsibility Fee) – amends The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act to make it a term of the agreement that the operator of a cannabis store must pay to the government a social responsibility fee.
Bill 6 The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Amendment Act – prohibits cannabis consumption in public places.
Bill 7 The Planning Amendment Act – amends The Planning Act to provide that the council of the City of Brandon is the approving authority for the subdivision of land in Brandon.
Bill 8 The Pension Benefits Amendment Act – amends The Pension Benefits Act with changes made in response to recommendations from the Manitoba Pension Commission.
Bill 9 The Opioid Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act – gives Manitoba a direct and distinct cause of action against manufacturers and wholesalers of opioid products to recover the cost of health care benefits caused or contributed to by an opioid-related wrong.
Bill 10 The Regional Health Authorities Amendment Act (Health System Governance and Accountability) – amends The Regional Health Authorities Act to consolidate administrative services related to health care and to centralize the delivery of certain health services across Manitoba.
Bill 11 The Workplace Safety and Health Amendment Act – makes amendments to The Workplace Safety and Health Act.
Bill 12 The Crown Land Dispositions Act (Various Acts Amended) – amends The Crown Lands Act, The Expropriation Act, The Land Acquisition Act, The Public Works Act, The Transportation Infrastructure Act and The Water Resources Administration Act.
Bill 13 The Public Sector Construction Projects (Tendering) Act – prohibits the issuing of a tender that would require the successful bidder to employ unionized employees or non-unionized employees for work on the project.
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