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SANTA MARIA NIGHTCLUB FIRE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 981: tabled on 28 January 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House extends its deepest condolence to the families and loved ones of those who have lost their lives in the tragic nightclub fire in the city of Santa Maria, Brazil, in the early hours of 27 January 2013; expresses solidarity with the Brazilian people in this moment of great sadness; welcomes President Dilma Rousseff's declaration of three days of mourning; commends Rio Grande do Sul Governor Tarso Genro's call for a `deep, incisive and quick inquiry' into the cause of the fire; and urges the municipal, state and federal authorities to ensure important lessons are learnt from this tragedy to improve fire safety regulation so that such an occurrence does not happen again.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.