An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration)

This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2013.

Sponsor

Dick Harris  Conservative

Introduced as a private member’s bill.

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

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

This enactment amends the provisions of the Employment Insurance Act that allow for qualifying periods and benefit periods to be extended as the result of time spent by the claimant in a jail, penitentiary or other similar institution so that they apply only if the claimant is not found guilty of the offence for which he or she was being held or any other offence arising out of the same transaction.

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

May 16, 2012 Passed That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
May 16, 2012 Passed That Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration), as amended, be concurred in at report stage.
May 16, 2012 Failed That Bill C-316 be amended by deleting Clause 1.
Nov. 30, 2011 Passed That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.

Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee, on Feb. 1, 2012

Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee, on Feb. 6, 2012

  • Catherine Latimer, Executive Director, John Howard Society of Canada
  • Kim Pate, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
  • Louis Beauséjour, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Skills and Employment Branch, Department of Human Resources and Skills Development

Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee, on Feb. 8, 2012