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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 28
Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 11:01 a.m. to 11:41 a.m.
Presiding
Blaine Calkins, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Michael Dewing, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

Motion

Nathaniel Erskine-Smith moved, — That the Committee undertake a study of the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act, its impacts on privacy since its implementation, and whether there are any changes that should be proposed in the course of the Government’s national security consultation and review.

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

Motion

Joël Lightbound moved, — That the Committee commit to undertake the review of the Law on the Protection of Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) directly following the end of the current study, namely the study of the Privacy Act.

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

On motion of Matt Jeneroux, it was agreed, — That time be put aside by the Committee for the consideration of the Government’s response to the Second Report of the Committee entitled “Review of the Access to Information Act".

Motion

Daniel Blaikie moved, — That the Committee undertake a study on privacy with regards to federal political parties, and whether or not changes should be made to the law, upon completion of the two other studies agreed to.

Debate arose thereon.

Amendment

Joël Lightbound moved, — That the motion be amended by deleting the words following the word “law”.

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Joël Lightbound and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 2.

The motion, as amended, read as follows:

That the Committee undertake a study on privacy with regards to federal political parties, and whether or not changes should be made to the law.

After debate, the question was put on the motion, as amended, and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 7; NAYS: 2.

At 11:41 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee