FAAE Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.
It was agreed, — That the draft report be adopted.
It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "A Coherent and Effective Approach to Canada's Sanctions Regimes: Sergei Magnitsky and Beyond".
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.
ORDERED, — That the analysts and the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release for publication on the Committee's website and for distribution upon presentation of the report to the House.
It was agreed, — That, in addition to the 50 copies printed by the House, the Committee print 550 additional copies of the Report entitled A coherent and Effective Approach to Canada's Sanctions Regimes: Sergei Magnitsky and Beyond with a special cover.
At 9:32 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 9:36 a.m., the sitting resumed in public.
It was agreed, — That a proposed supplementary budget in the amount of $4,500.00, for the study of Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and the Special Economic Measures Act, be adopted.
Tom Kmiec moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Orders 110 and 111, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development invite the Honourable Stéphane Dion and the Honourable John McCallum to appear before the Committee to discuss their Order in Council appointments before Monday, May 15, 2017, the last day prescribed by the Standing Orders for the Committee to consider these appointments.
After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Dean Allison, Peter Fragiskatos, Peter Kent, Tom Kmiec, Hélène Laverdière, Michael Levitt, Raj Saini, Jati Sidhu, Marwan Tabbara — 9;
NAYS: — 0.
At 9:52 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 9:57 a.m., the sitting resumed.
Olga Oliker made a statement and answered questions.
At 10:46 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.