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Bill 7, An Act to amend the Election Act (modified title)

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LeBel, Sonia,

Minister Responsible for Democratic Institutions and Electoral Reform


Government bills

This bill

was introduced during the 42nd Legislature, 2nd Session

The title of this bill was changed during the committee stage

Previous title

An Act to facilitate the conduct of the next provincial general election in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and to amend the Election Act

Stages in the consideration of the Bill

Definition of the terms used:

  • Amendment (one or more changes were made to the bill at this stage)
  • Majority vote (the bill went through this stage with majority support in the Assemblée)
  • Vote : Yeas, Nays, Abstentions; (the bill went through this stage following a vote, the results of which were recorded)
  • The date of assent is followed by the year and chapter number of the Act assented to as they will appear in the Statutes of Québec. For instance, “2007, c. 7” following a date of assent means “Statutes of Québec 2007, chapter 7”.


Special consultations

Tabling of committee report - Consultation

Adoption in principle

Committee stage

Tabling of committee report - Detailed consideration

Report stage



Date of assent: December 10, 2021

Chapter in the annual volume of the Statutes of Québec: 2021, chapitre 37

Coming into force

le 10 mars 2022, sauf exceptions