Human Resources Legislative Update
Accountability Bill Ordered for Third Reading Under Accelerated Schedule
Date: December 1, 2010
In accordance with the terms of a special time allocation motion that was passed on November 4, 2010, Bill 122, the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010, was reported to the House as amended by the Standing Committee on Social Policy and ordered for Third Reading on November 30, 2010.
The Committee amendments include:
- an express protection against the disclosure of information protected by solicitor-client privilege, litigation privilege or settlement privilege; and
- an express obligation for hospitals and local health integration networks to post compliance attestations publicly on their websites.
The Bill is expected to be debated at Third Reading on December 1, 2010, and to pass shortly thereafter.