An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act (repeal of long-gun registry)

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in March 2011.

This bill was previously introduced in the 40th Parliament, 2nd Session.

Sponsor

Candice Bergen  Conservative

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

Status

In committee (House), as of Nov. 4, 2009
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

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

This enactment amends the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act to repeal the requirement to obtain a registration certificate for firearms that are neither prohibited firearms nor restricted firearms.

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.

Votes

Sept. 22, 2010 Passed That the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill C-391, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act (repeal of long-gun registry)), presented on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, be concurred in.
Nov. 4, 2009 Passed That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 4, 2010

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 6, 2010

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 13, 2010

  • Alexa Conradi, President, Fédération des femmes du Québec
  • Manon Monastesse, Director, Fédération de ressources d'hébergement pour femmes violentées et en difficulté du Québec, Fédération des femmes du Québec
  • Charles Momy, President, Canadian Police Association
  • Nadine Teeft, Detective Constable, Organized Crime Enforcement, Gun and Gang Task Force, Toronto Police Services, Canadian Police Association
  • John Edzerza, Member of the Legislative Assembly, McIntyre-Takhini, and Minister of Environment, Government of Yukon
  • Bob Rich, Chief Constable, Abbotsford Police Department
  • Brian Rahilly, Spokesperson, Dawson College Committee for Gun Control
  • Alan Drummond, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians
  • Carolyn Snider, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 25, 2010

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 26, 2010

  • Pierre Maurice, Chief, Scientific Unit, Safety and Injury Prevention, Institut national de santé publique du Québec
  • William Blair, President, Chief of the Toronto Police Service, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Priscilla de Villiers, Victim Advocate and Founder, Canadians Against Violence Everywhere Advocating its Termination
  • Greg Farrant, Manager, Government Relations and Communications, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters
  • Sergeant Murray Grismer, Detective Sergeant, Saskatoon Police Service, As an Individual
  • Etienne Blais, Assistant Professor, School of Criminology, University of Montreal, Institut national de santé publique du Québec

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on May 27, 2010

  • Jacques Dupuis, Minister of Public Safety, Government of Québec
  • Sheila Fraser, Auditor General of Canada, Office of the Auditor General of Canada
  • Alain Cossette, Director General, Fédération québécoise des chasseurs et pêcheurs
  • Bernard Pelletier, Volunteer Master Instructor in Gun Safety, Security Nature, Fédération québécoise des chasseurs et pêcheurs
  • Tony Bernardo, Executive Director, Canadian Shooting Sports Association
  • Diana Cabrera, Member, Canadian Shooting Sports Association
  • Katherine Austin Leonard, Member, Canadian Paediatric Society

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on June 1, 2010

Public Safety and National Security Committee, on June 3, 2010