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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 10
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 3:31 p.m. to 5:47 p.m.
Presiding
Hon. Robert D. Nault, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Brian Hermon, Analyst
Yezidis Human Rights
• Gulie Khalaf, Representative
International Civil Society Action Network
• Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Co-Founder and Executive Director
As an individual
• Dalal Abdallah, Yezidi Human Rights Activist
• Anne Marie Goetz, Professor, Center for Global Affairs, New York University
• Robert Jenkins, Professor, Faculty of Political Science, Hunter College
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Committee resumed its study on women, peace and security.

Anne Marie Goetz and Robert Jenkins, by videoconference from New York, New York, made statements and answered questions.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Dalal Abdallah, Gulie Khalaf, by videoconference from Lincoln, Nebrasca, and Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, by videoconference from New York, New York, made statements and answered questions.

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

Motion

Marc Miller 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.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 7; NAYS: 1.

At 5:47 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Angela Crandall
Clerk of the Committee