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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 88
 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
 

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development met in camera at 11:02 a.m. this day, in Room 306, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Dean Allison, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Dean Allison, Lois Brown, Bob Dechert, Paul Dewar, Nina Grewal, Hélène Laverdière, Ève Péclet, Romeo Saganash, Gary Ralph Schellenberger, Dave Van Kesteren and John Williamson.

 

Acting Members present: Hon. Mark Eyking for Hon. Bob Rae and Jasbir Sandhu for Paul Dewar.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Allison Goody, Analyst; James Lee, Analyst.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, the Committee resumed its study of the Situation of Jewish Refugees from Middle Eastern Nations.
 

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

 

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

 

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Recognizing Jewish Refugees from the Middle East and North Africa".

 

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, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.

 

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

 

It was agreed, — That the Committee append to its report a supplementary report from the New Democratic Party, immediately after the signature of the Chair, provided that it is no more than one page in length and be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than end of day Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

 

It was agreed, — That the Chair present the report to the House of Commons if there is sufficient time to do so prior to the summer adjournment period, or in the event that the House has already adjourned, that the Committee seek permission to deposit the report with the Clerk of the House at any time during summer adjournment period.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, the Committee resumed its study of the Organization of American States (OAS) and Canada's Engagement in the Americas.
 

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

 

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

 

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "The Organization of American States: Strengthening the Foundation of Canadian Multilateral Engagement in the Americas".

 

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, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.

 

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

 

It was agreed, — That the Chair present the report to the House of Commons if there is sufficient time to do so prior to the summer adjournment period, or in the event that the House has already adjourned, that the Committee seek permission to deposit the report with the Clerk of the House at any time during summer adjournment period.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $3,500, for Bill S-14, An Act to amend the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, be adopted.

 

At 1:04 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2013/06/26 3:41 p.m.