The Québec Ombudsman is called on to give its opinion and make recommendations on bills before they are voted on in the National Assembly of Québec and on draft regulations before their passage by the government.
On April 14, 2021, the Québec Ombudsperson sent a brief to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment on Bill 88, Act to amend the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife and other legislative provisions.
On April 14, 2021, the Québec Ombudsperson presented a brief to the Committee on Health and Social Services on Bill 83, Act respecting mainly the health insurance plan and prescription drug insurance plan eligibility of certain children whose parents’ migratory status is precarious.
In a letter to the Committee on Citizen Relations, the Québec Ombudsperson commented on Bill 79, Act to authorize the communication of personal information to the families of Indigenous children who went missing or died after being admitted to an institution.
In a letter to the Committee on Planning and the Public Domain, the Québec Ombudsperson commented on Bill 85, Act to facilitate the conduct of the 7 November 2021 municipal general election in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On March 8, 2021, the Québec Ombudsperson sent the Committee on Public Finance a letter concerning Bill 74, Act to give effect to fiscal measures announced in the Budget Speech delivered on 10 March 2020 and to certain other measures.
On March 3, 2021, the Québec Ombudsperson sent a letter to the Committee on Public Finance concerning Bill 82, Act respecting mainly the implementation of certain provisions of the Budget Speech of 10 March 2020.
On February 1, 2021, the Québec Ombudsperson sent the Committee on Planning and the Public Domain a letter about an amendment to Bill 67. The amendment is in response to a recommendation in her report entitled Private seniors’ residences: more than just rental businesses.