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Meeting No. 57

Wednesday, December 12, 2001

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 3:35 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Andy Scott, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Carole-Marie Allard, Michel Bellehumeur, Chuck Cadman, John Maloney, John McKay, Lynn Myers, Stephen Owen, Denis Paradis, Andy Scott, Kevin Sorenson.

Acting Member present: Jay Hill for Peter MacKay.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Marilyn Pilon, researcher; Philip Rosen, senior analyst.

Witnesses: From the House of Commons: Chuck Strahl, Fraser Valley.

The Order of Reference dated Tuesday, October 16, 2001, being now read as follows:

ORDERED, -- That Bill C-217, An Act to provide for the taking of samples of blood for the benefit of persons administering and enforcing the law and good Samaritans and to amend the Criminal Code be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The Chair called Clause 1.

Mr. Strahl made a statement and answered questions.

At 4:20 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Catherine Barrette / Marie Danielle Vachon


Clerks of the Committee