Bill C-383 is debated at Third Reading, Awaits Vote

February 8, 2013

For Immediate Release

February 8th, 2013

Bill C-383 is debated at Third Reading, Awaits Vote

Ottawa, ON – Bill C-383, The Transboundary Waters Protection Act, a Private Member’s Bill put forward by Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, has been debated at Third Reading in the House of Commons and is awaiting a vote to pass through the House.

Bill C-383 was introduced to the House on December 13th, 2011by Miller and has received unanimous support from the House on all recorded votes on the bill. The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development reviewed the bill at the Committee stage of the review and reported the bill back to the House with only minor amendments.

“The need for measures to protect the bulk export of Canadian water is something that all members on each side of the House are very aware of,” said Miller. “I am very pleased to see that all members have voted together on this bill throughout the legislative process and I look forward to continued support on the final vote on this bill.”

A recorded vote has been scheduled for Bill C-383 at Third Reading for Wednesday, February 13th, 2013.

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