House Committee of the Legislative Council
15th meeting on Friday, 10 February 2017, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room 1 of the Legislative Council Complex



Confirmation of verbatim transcript/minutes of meetings

(a)Verbatim transcript of the special meeting held on 6 January 2017
(LC Paper No. CB(2)762/16-17)

(b)Minutes of the 14th meeting held on 3 February 2017
(LC Paper No. CB(2)763/16-17)


Matters arising

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


Business arising from previous Council meetings

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

(i)Apology Bill
(LC Paper No. LS29/16-17)

(ii)Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2017
(LC Paper No. LS31/16-17)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 3 February 2017 and tabled in Council on 8 February 2017
(LC Paper No. LS30/16-17)


Further business for the Council meeting on 15, 16 and 17 February 2017

Member's motion

Motion of Thanks to be moved by Hon Starry LEE
(Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)314/16-17 dated 6 February 2017)


Business for the Council meeting of 22 February 2017

(LC Paper No. CB(3)320/16-17)

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

The Administration has advised the Clerk to the Legislative Council that the Financial Secretary intends to present to the Council at the meeting:

(i)the Appropriation Bill 2017; and

(ii)the Estimates of Expenditure for the year ending 31 March 2018


Advance information on business for the Council meeting of‍ 1 March 2017

Government motions

Three proposed resolutions to be moved by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare under the following three Ordinances:

(a)Employees' Compensation Ordinance (Cap. 282);

(b)Pneumoconiosis and Mesothelioma (Compensation) Ordinance (Cap. 360); and

(c)Occupational Deafness (Compensation) Ordinance (Cap. 469)

(Wording of the proposed resolutions issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)325/16-17 dated 9 February 2017)
(LC Paper No. LS32/16-17)


Reports of Bills Committees and subcommittees

(a)Report of the Bills Committee on Fire Services (Amendment) Bill 2016
(LC Paper No. CB(2)764/16-17)

(b)Report of the Subcommittee on Banking (Disclosure) (Amendment) Rules 2016 and Banking (Specification of Class of Exempted Charges) (Amendment) Notice 2016
(LC Paper No. CB(1)534/16-17)


Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees

(LC Paper No. CB(2)765/16-17)


Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
9 February 2017