Constitution Act, 2020 (property qualifications of Senators)

An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (property qualifications of Senators)

This bill was last introduced in the 43rd Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2020.

Status

Second reading (Senate), as of June 18, 2020
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

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

The enactment amends the Constitution Act, 1867 to eliminate the requirement that Senators have a personal net worth of at least $4,000 and to eliminate the real property requirement for Senators representing a province other than Quebec.

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.