BILL NO. 191
1st Session, 64th General Assembly
71 Elizabeth II, 2022
Private Member's Bill
Direct Assistance to Nova Scotians Act, 2022
Halifax Citadel–Sable Island
First Reading: July 27, 2022
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 This Act may be cited as the Direct Assistance to Nova Scotians Act, 2022.
2 In this Act, "Minister" means the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board.
3 (1) Subject to Section 4, and no later than September 1, 2022, the Minister shall pay $500 to all households in the Province with a household income below $70,000 per year.
(2) The Minister shall establish criteria to determine what constitutes a household for the purpose of subsection (1).
4 The money required for the purpose of this Act must be paid out of money appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.
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