HESA Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
It was agreed, — That the workplan prepared by the analysts for the study on the impacts of methamphetamine abuse in Canada be adopted as amended.
It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $37,400.00, for the study on the impacts of methamphetamine abuse in Canada, be adopted.
It was agreed, — That the Minister of National Revenue and officials from the Canada Revenue Agency, be invited to appear in relation to Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors).
It was agreed, — That Ron McKinnon be appointed to the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Health in place of John Oliver.
The Committee commenced consideration of a draft report.
At 9:40 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 9:47 a.m., the sitting resumed.
It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.
It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Towards Open Science: How the federal government could promote innovation in pharmaceutical research and development and access to affordable medications both in Canada and abroad".
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 dissenting or supplementary opinions be in Calibri 12-point font, left aligned and be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, not later than 4:00 p.m. on November 16, 2018.
ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.
It was agreed, — That the analysts and the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, issue 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 the Clerk of the Committee make the necessary arrangements for a press conference to be held upon presentation of the report to the House.
At 10:27 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.