National Strategy for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Act

An Act respecting the establishment of a National Strategy for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

This bill was previously introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

John Rafferty  NDP

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Introduced, as of Oct. 16, 2013

Subscribe to a feed of speeches and votes in the House related to Bill C-227.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment provides for the establishment of a national strategy for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

National Strategy for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Act
Routine Proceedings

June 15th, 2011 / 3:30 p.m.
See context

NDP

John Rafferty Thunder Bay—Rainy River, ON

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-227, An Act respecting the establishment of a National Strategy for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Mr. Speaker, my bill asks the Government of Canada to establish a national strategy for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder that includes: the establishment, in co-operation with the provincial governments, of national standards for the treatment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and the delivery of related services; and the study, in co-operation with the provincial governments, of the funding arrangements for the care of those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, including the possibility of transferring federal funds to assist the provincial governments in providing treatment, education, professional training and other required supports for Canadians with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)