House Committee of the Legislative Council
15th meeting on Friday, 1 March 2019, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room 1 of the Legislative Council Complex

AGENDA

I.

Confirmation of minutes of meeting



Minutes of 14th meeting held on 15 February 2019
(LC Paper No. CB(2)880/18-19)

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

(i)Smoking (Public Health) (Amendment) Bill 2019
(LC Paper No. LS48/18-19)

(ii)Trade Marks (Amendment) Bill 2019
(LC Paper No. LS47/18-19)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 15 February 2019 and tabled in Council on 20 February 2019
(LC Paper No. LS46/18-19)

(c)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 22 February 2019 and tabled in Council on 27 February 2019
(LC Paper No. LS49/18-19)

IV.

Advance information on business for the Council meeting of‍ 20 March 2019



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

(i)Judicial Officers (Extension of Retirement Age) (Amendment) Bill 2019

(ii)Electoral Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019

(b)Government motions

(i)Proposed resolution to be moved by the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury under section 7(1) of the Public Finance Ordinance (Cap. 2)
(Wording of the proposed resolution issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)425/18-19 dated 28 February 2019)
(LC Paper No. LS51/18-19)

(ii)Three proposed resolutions to be moved by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare under the following Ordinances respectively: Three proposed resolutions to be moved by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare under the following Ordinances respectively:

-Employees' Compensation Ordinance (Cap. 282);

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

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

(Wording of the proposed resolutions issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)421/18-19 dated 22 February 2019)
(LC Paper No. LS50/18-19)

V.

Reports of Bills Committees and subcommittees



(a)Report of the Bills Committee on Inland Revenue and MPF Schemes Legislation (Tax Deductions for Annuity Premiums and MPF Voluntary Contributions) (Amendment) Bill 2018
(LC Paper No. CB(1)638/18-19)

(b)Report of the Subcommittee on Minimum Wage Ordinance (Amendment of Schedule 3) Notice 2019 and Employment Ordinance (Amendment of Ninth Schedule) Notice 2019

Verbal report by Hon Vincent CHENG, Chairman of the Subcommittee.

(c)Report of the Subcommittee to Follow Up Issues Relating to the Unified Screening Mechanism for Non-refoulement Claims
(LC Paper No. CB(2)874/18-19)

VI.

Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees


(LC Paper No. CB(2)881/18-19)

VII.

Proposed joint-Panel duty visit to the major cities in the Yangtze River Delta Region by the Panel on Economic Development, Panel on Commerce and Industry, Panel on Financial Affairs, and Panel on Information Technology and Broadcasting


(LC Paper No. CB(4)595/18-19)

VIII.

Any other business



Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
28 February 2019