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Bill 39, An Act to establish a new electoral system

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LeBel, Sonia,

Minister Responsible for Democratic Institutions, Electoral Reform and Access to Information

Change in responsibilities of sponsor
New function: Minister Responsible for Democratic Institutions and Electoral Reform
Date:September 22, 2020


Government bills

This bill

was introduced during the 42nd Legislature, 1st Session
was re-instated during the 42nd Legislature, 2nd Session le October 20, 2021.

Stages in the consideration of the Bill

Definition of the terms used:

  • Amendment (one or more changes were made to the bill at this stage)
  • Majority vote (the bill went through this stage with majority support in the Assemblée)
  • Vote : Yeas, Nays, Abstentions; (the bill went through this stage following a vote, the results of which were recorded)
  • The date of assent is followed by the year and chapter number of the Act assented to as they will appear in the Statutes of Québec. For instance, “2007, c. 7” following a date of assent means “Statutes of Québec 2007, chapter 7”.


Special consultations

Tabling of committee report - Consultation

Adoption in principle

Committee stage