By unanimous consent, the Committee reverted to the consideration of the amendment of Robert Thibault previously stood which read as follows: That Bill C-12 be amended by adding after line 16 on page 11 the following new clause:
“33.1 (1) As soon as practicable, a quarantine officer shall inform the provincial public health authority in any province concerned if
(a) the quarantine officer has required a traveller to undergo a medical examination under subsection 22(1);
(b) the quarantine officer has ordered the traveller to comply with treatment or any other measure under section 26;
(c) a peace officer has arrested a traveller and taken them to the quarantine officer under section 27;
(d) the quarantine officer is detaining a traveller under subsection 28(1); or
(e) the quarantine officer does not detain a traveller, for the reasons set out in paragraph 32(d).
(2) The quarantine officer shall disclose to the provincial public health authority the following personal information regarding the traveller, to the extent that it is known:
(a) the traveller’s name, sex, age and date of birth;
(b) the traveller's itinerary, home address and location;
(c) the communicable disease in question and the state of the traveller’s health in respect of that disease; and
(d) the manner in which the traveller may have acquired the communicable disease or vectors.
(3) The quarantine officer may disclose confidential business information or other personal information obtained under this Act to the provincial public health authority if the officer has reasonable grounds to believe that the disclosure is necessary to prevent the spread of a communicable disease.”