Special Service Medal for Domestic Emergency Relief Operations Act

An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Special Service Medal for Domestic Emergency Relief Operations (SSM-DERO)

This bill was last introduced in the 39th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in September 2008.

This bill was previously introduced in the 39th Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Alexa McDonough  NDP

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

Status

Not active, as of April 26, 2006
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

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

The purpose of this enactment is to establish a Special Service Medal for Domestic Emergency Relief Operations, to be awarded to members and former members of the Canadian Forces and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in recognition of honourable service performed for a period of not less than seven days in support of the domestic operations set out in the schedule and future domestic emergency relief operations specified by Order in Council.

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Special Service Medal for Domestic Emergency Relief Operations ActRoutine Proceedings

April 26th, 2006 / 3:15 p.m.
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NDP

Alexa McDonough NDP Halifax, NS

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-231, An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Special Service Medal for Domestic Emergency Relief Operations (SSM-DERO).

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to introduce this private member's bill. It establishes a special service medal for domestic emergency relief operations to be awarded to members and former members of the Canadian Forces and RCMP in recognition of honourable service performed for a period of not less than seven days in support of the domestic operations set out in the schedule and future domestic emergency relief operations specified by order in council.

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