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December 12, 2006

(Meeting No. 40)

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met in camera at 9:05 a.m. this day, in Room 209, West Block, the Chair, Art Hanger, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Hon. Larry Bagnell, Hon. Sue Barnes, Patrick Brown, Joe Comartin, Art Hanger, Derek Lee, Réal Ménard, Rob Moore, Brian Murphy, Daniel Petit and Myron Thompson.

Acting Members present: Christian Ouellet for Carole Freeman.

Associate Members present: John Maloney.

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Robin MacKay, Analyst; Lyne Casavant, Analyst.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

The Committee resumed consideration of the First Report of the Subcommittee on Solicitation Laws.

It was agreed, — That the report of the Subcommittee on Solicitation Laws (version distributed to members on December 8, 2006) be adopted as the report of the Committee.

It was agreed, — That in accordance with Standing Order 109, the Committee requests that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That the Chair present this report to the House.

It was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee make the necessary arrangements for a press conference to be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2006, after the tabling of the Committee’s report to the House.

At 10:02 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Diane Diotte
Clerk of the Committee