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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 1
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007
 

The Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration met at 3:35 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, for the purpose of electing a Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 106(1).

 

Members of the Committee present: Dave Batters, Colleen Beaumier, Hon. Maurizio Bevilacqua, Robert Carrier, Olivia Chow, Norman Doyle, Meili Faille, Nina Grewal, Hon. Jim Karygiannis, Wajid Khan, Ed Komarnicki and Hon. Andrew Telegdi.

 

In attendance: House of Commons: Justin Vaive, Procedural Clerk.

 
The Clerk of the Committee presided over the election of a Chair.
 

On motion of Andrew Telegdi, it was agreed, — That Norman Doyle be elected Chair of the Committee.

 

The Clerk of the Committee presided over the election of the Vice-Chairs.

 

On motion of Dave Batters, it was agreed, — That Andrew Telegdi be elected First Vice-Chair of the Committee.

 

On motion of Robert Carrier, it was agreed, — That Meili Faille be elected Second Vice-Chair of the Committee.

 

Norman Doyle took the Chair.

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

Jim Karygiannis moved, — That the Committee re-adopt all the routine motions in effect at the time of prorogation and, that if any changes are to be made, they be brought forward at next Tuesday's meeting, that the Committee resume all studies underway at the time of prorogation, and that the steering committee engage to produce a programme to complete them.

Debate arose thereon.

 

A point of order was raised concerning the dual propositions contained in the motion.

RULING BY THE CHAIR

The Chair ruled the motion out of order as it contained two distinct propositions and it was to be divided into the following two motions, as provided in House of Commons Procedure and Practice (page 478):

— That the Committee re-adopt all the routine motions in effect at the time of prorogation and, that if any changes are to be made, they be brought forward at next Tuesday's meeting.

— That the Committee resume all studies underway at the time of prorogation, and that the steering committee engage to produce a programme to complete them.

 

Jim Karygiannis moved, — That the Committee re-adopt all the routine motions in effect at the time of prorogation and, that if any changes are to be made, they be brought forward at next Tuesday's meeting.

Debate arose thereon.

 

At 4:22 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2007/11/29 8:34 a.m.