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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 15
 
Monday, May 3, 2010
 

The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Candice Hoeppner, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Josée Beaudin, Ron Cannan, Rick Casson, Raymonde Folco, Candice Hoeppner, Ed Komarnicki, Yves Lessard, Tony Martin, Hon. Maria Minna, Michael John Savage and Maurice Vellacott.

 

Acting Members present: Randy Hoback for Ben Lobb.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: André Léonard, Analyst.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, March 3, 2010, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-395, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (labour dispute).
 

The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

 

The Chair called Clause 1.

 

On Clause 1,

Yves Lessard moved, — That Bill C-395, in Clause 1, be amended by replacing line 19 on page 1 with the following:

“the person was employed, provided that, for the purposes of determining the weekly rate of benefits, the qualifying period is established retrospectively to the fifty-two weeks preceding the beginning of the dispute.”

 

At 3:36 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:40 p.m., the sitting resumed.

 

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Yves Lessard and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 1, as amended, carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 2 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 4.

 

The Title carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

The Bill, as amended, carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

The question: "Shall the Chair report the Bill, as amended, to the House?" was put and was agreed to by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

The question: "Shall the Committee order a reprint of the Bill, as amended, for the use of the House at report stage?" was put and was agreed to by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, March 3, 2010, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-308, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (improvement of the employment insurance system).
 

The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

 

The Chair called Clause 1.

 

Clause 1 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 2 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 3 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 4 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 5 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 4.

 

Clause 6 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 7 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 8 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 4.

 

Clause 9 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Clause 10 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

Schedule 1 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

The Title carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

The Bill carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

The question: "Shall the Chair report the Bill to the House?" was put and was agreed to by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.

 

At 4:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Georges Etoka
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2010/05/04 1:03 p.m.