New and proposed legislation

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Bill 23 would make it easier for self-governing professions to protect Albertans’ health, safety and economic interests.

The Electricity Statutes (Modernizing Alberta’s Electricity Grid) Amendment Act, 2022, helps keep Alberta’s electricity system safe, reliable and affordable for the long-term.

Alberta is cutting red tape to speed up regulatory processes and attract investment.

Bill 19 would make condominium laws clearer and more fair.

The Utility Commodity Rebate Act (Bill 18) enables government to provide electricity and heating energy rebate programs.

The Labour Statutes Amendment Act (Bill 17) adds clarity and flexibility to the rules that give Albertans time away from work to attend to personal matters.

Taking action to diversify and improve insurance availability in Alberta.

The Education (Reforming Teacher Profession Discipline) Amendment Act (Bill 15) removes conflicts of interest by creating a new model for Kindergarten to Grade 12 teacher and teacher leader discipline.

The Provincial Court Amendment Act (Bill 14) requires provincial court judge applicants to complete sexual assault law and social context issues education.

The Financial Innovation Act (Bill 13) helps diversify the economy by making it easier for finance and fintech companies to develop new products and services.

The Trustee Act (Bill 12) improves the creation and management of trusts while decreasing court involvement.

The Continuing Care Act (Bill 11) establishes consistent oversight of Alberta’s continuing care system to improve service delivery for Albertans.

The Health Professions (Protecting Women and Girls) Amendment Act, 2022 (Bill 10) strengthens laws banning female genital mutilation.

The Public's Right to Know Act (Bill 9) legislates public reporting of crime data to make it easier for Albertans to know how it impacts their community.

The Emblems of Alberta Amendment Act, 2022 (Bill 6) recognizes ammolite as part of the province’s unique heritage by making it the 12th official emblem of Alberta.

The Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2022 (Bill 5) makes changes to the Traffic Safety Act to better protect all first responders and roadside workers.

The Municipal Government (Face Mask and Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Bylaws) Amendment Act, 2022 (Bill 4) ensures public health policy is consistent across Alberta.

The Special Days Act (Bill 3) creates a new process to recognize special dates and help promote greater cultural awareness.

The Financial Statutes Amendment Act, 2022 (Bill 2) implements aspects of Budget 2022.

The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Recognition Act (Bill 1) celebrates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year of reign by recognizing the contributions made by Albertans.

Bill 87 honours the late MLA Manmeet Bhullar by renaming a constituency after him.

Bill 85 enhances teacher oversight to improve student safety and give parents more confidence in Alberta’s world-class educators.

Bill 83 enables a made-in-Alberta solution to keep more waste out of landfills while shifting the cost of recycling waste away from taxpayers.

The Business Corporations Amendment Act (Bill 84) helps Alberta businesses succeed by modernizing legislation and reducing red tape.

Bill 79 updates trail management to improve trail experiences for Albertans.

The Alberta Housing Amendment Act (Bill 78) addresses the growing demand for affordable housing and improves access for those in need.

Bill 77 gives municipalities the tools to collect overdue taxes owed by oil and gas companies.

Bill 75 supports the importance of contracts, ensuring artists are paid fairly and encouraging greater respect for art as a profession.

Bill 49 improves processes and creates a consistent approach to recognizing out-of-province Canadian certified professional workers’ credentials and training.

Bill 73 increases transparency and accountability by setting a guiding framework for long-term, priority-based public infrastructure planning.

Bill 70 extends COVID-19 civil liability protection to the health sector, including continuing care.

Actions to strengthen innovation and support the development of a highly skilled and competitive workforce.

Bill 66 enhances health and safety protections while improving transparency during public health emergencies.

The Citizen Initiative Act (Bill 51) allows Albertans to bring important matters to government for consideration.

The Recall Act (Bill 52) gives Albertans a way to remove elected officials they feel are not upholding their responsibilities.

Bill 39 would provide more clarity and transparency for parents, early childhood educators and child care providers.

Bill 47 provides funding to eligible families of first responders who sacrificed their life to maintain public safety.

Bill 44 grows innovation and competition within the financial sector while modernizing and improving oversight and cutting red tape.

Bill 43 allows government to collect tolls to recover the cost of new or expanded roads and bridges.

Transforming Alberta’s auto insurance system so it is fair and sustainable for drivers and insurers now and in the future.

Bill 38 will recognize the importance of First Nations policing in Alberta, modernize the justice system and help deter crime.

Bill 37 protects jobs in the construction industry by ensuring contractors and subcontractors are paid on time.

Bill 33, the Alberta Investment Attraction Act, outlines the creation of an investment attraction corporation to drive high impact investment to Alberta.

Taking action to strengthen public health care so all Albertans have access to sustainable and high quality health services.

Bill 32 reduces red tape for employers and helps keep more Albertans employed.

Bill 81 improves election financing rules and makes voting easier. Prior amendments allowed referendums to be held on non-constitutional issues.

Bill 21 will implement serious, immediate and escalating consequences for impaired drivers and make it easier for Albertans to resolve traffic disputes.

The Mental Health Amendment Act (Bill 17) ensures the rights of mental health patients are respected and provide more responsive, accessible care.

Bill 18 created the Alberta Parole Board to provide a fairer, faster, more responsive and responsible justice system.

Bill 16 improves our approach to helping victims of crime and protecting our communities.

Bill 8 enables new measures to help prevent and address human trafficking, and better protect survivors.

Bill 3 gives tenants and landlords of mobile home sites access to the Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service.

Bill 1 protects essential infrastructure by creating offences for trespassing, interfering with operations or causing damage.

Alberta is strengthening protections for law-abiding Albertans and their property to help combat rural crime.

Taking steps toward governance reforms of the Real Estate Council of Alberta to ensure it’s an efficient and trusted regulator.

Alberta will reinstate Senate nominee elections to help make senators more accountable to Albertans.

Collective bargaining was postponed to allow time to fully understand Alberta’s economic situation.

Alberta reduced the corporate tax rate to 8% to attract investment and create thousands of new jobs.

Alberta repealed the provincial carbon tax on May 30, 2019 to help put more money in the pockets of families, businesses and non-profits.

Preserving Canada’s Economic Prosperity Act gives Alberta the ability to restrict the export of crude oil and natural gas if necessary.

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