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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 9
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 11:03 a.m. to 12:42 p.m.
Presiding
Neil R. Ellis, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
As an individual
• Alannah Gilmore
• Cody Kuluski
• Jody Mitic
• Jesse Veltri
• Barry Westholm
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 25, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of service delivery to veterans.

Cody Kuluski and Jesse Veltri, by videoconference from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Barry Westholm, Jody Mitic and Alannah Gilmore made statements and answered questions.

At 12:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:36 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study of Service Delivery to Veterans, the proposed budget in the amount of $24,450.00 be adopted.

Motion

Bob Bratina moved, — That, in relation to Orders of Reference from the House respecting Bills,

(a) the Clerk of the Committee shall, upon the Committee receiving such an Order of Reference, write to each Member who is not a member of a caucus represented on the Committee to invite those Members to file with the Clerk of the Committee, in both official languages, any amendments to the Bill, which is the subject of the said Order, which they would suggest that the Committee consider;

(b) suggested amendments filed, pursuant to paragraph (a), at least 48 hours prior to the start of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill to which the amendments relate shall be deemed to be proposed during the said consideration, provided that the Committee may, by motion, vary this deadline in respect of a given Bill; and

(c) during the clause-by-clause consideration of a Bill, the Chair shall allow a Member who filed suggested amendments, pursuant to paragraph (a), an opportunity to make brief representations in support of them.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

At 12:42 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee