House Committee of the Legislative Council
19th meeting on 2 March 2001

I.Confirmation of the minutes of the 18th meeting held on 23 February 2001
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 952/00-01)

II.Matters arising

Report by the Chairman on her meeting with the Chief Secretary for Administration

III.Business arising from previous Council meetings

(a)Legal Service Division's reports on bills referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)

(i)Dutiable Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2001
(LC Paper No. LS 62/00-01)

(ii)Fixed Penalty (Public Cleanliness Offences) Bill
(LC Paper No. LS 63/00-01)

(iii)Public Health and Municipal Services (Amendment) Bill 2001
(LC Paper No. LS 64/00-01)

(b)Legal Service Division's report on subsidiary legislation tabled in Council on 28 February 2001 (gazetted on 23 February 2001)
(LC Paper No. LS 65/00-01)

IV.Business for the Council meeting on 14 March 2001

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 464/00-01)

(b)Bills - First Reading and moving of Second Reading

(i)Interest Rates (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2001

(ii)Industrial Training (Construction Industry) (Amendment) Bill 2001

(iii)Merchant Shipping (Registration) (Amendment) Bill 2001

(c)Government motion

Proposed resolution under section 7(1) of the Public Finance Ordinance (Cap. 2) - to be moved by the Secretary for the Treasury
(LC Paper No. LS 66/00-01)

(d)Members' motions

(i)Motion on "Consultation Document on Health Care Reform"

The above motion will be moved by Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee. (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 462/00-01 dated 27 February 2001.)

(ii)Motion on "Alleviating the difficulties of small and medium enterprises"

The above motion will be moved by Hon HUI Cheung-ching. (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 462/00-01 dated 27 February 2001.)

V.Bills Committee and subcommittee reports

(a)Position report on Bills Committees/subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 956/00-01)

(b)Report of the Bills Committee on Hong Kong Tourist Association (Amendment) Bill 2001
(LC Paper No. CB(1) 677/00-01)

(c)Report of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Copyright Piracy (Notices) Regulation
(LC Paper No. CB(1) 679/00-01)

VI.Report of Committee on Members' Interests - Downward adjustment of the minimum value of registrable one-off material benefits received by LegCo Members
(LC Paper No. CMI/33/00-01)

VII.Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
1 March 2001