Skip to main content Start of content

HESA Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at accessible@parl.gc.ca.

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 125
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 8:47 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.
Presiding
Bill Casey, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Nadia Faucher, Analyst
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
• Len Webber, M.P., Calgary Confederation
Canada Revenue Agency
• Frank Vermaeten, Assistant Commissioner, Assessment, Benefit and Service Branch
• Randy Hewlett, Director General, Legislative Policy Directorate, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch
• Sheila Barnard, Manager, Legislation Section, Stakeholder Relations Division (Individual Returns Directorate), Assessment, Benefit and Service Branch
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors).

The Chair called Clause 1.

Len Webber made a statement and answered questions.

At 9:10 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:12 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Frank Vermaeten made a statement and, with Len Webber, Sheila Barnard and Randy Hewlett, answered questions.

The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

On Clause 1,

Don Davies moved, — That Bill C-316, in Clause 1, be amended by replacing line 11 on page 1 with the following:

“taining an organ and tissue donor registry in the province or territo-”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Don Davies and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 0.

The Chair ruled that the following amendment was consequential to the previous amendment and therefore it was also adopted:

That Bill C-316 be amended by replacing the long title on page 1 with the following:

“An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ and tissue donors)”

Ron McKinnon moved, — That Bill C-316, in Clause 1, be amended, on line 15, page 1, by deleting the word “last”.

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Ron McKinnon and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 0.

Clause 1, as amended, carried.

The Title, as amended, carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 7; NAYS: 0.

The Bill, as amended, carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill, as amended, to the House.

ORDERED, — That Bill C-316, as amended, be reprinted for the use of the House at report stage.

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

Motion

Don Davies moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee invite the Minister of Health to provide a briefing, at the earliest opportunity, on the forced sterilization of Indigenous women in Canada.

Debate arose thereon.

Motion

Doug Eyolfson moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Ramez Ayoub, Doug Eyolfson, Majid Jowhari, Ron McKinnon, Sonia Sidhu — 5;

NAYS: Ziad Aboultaif, Don Davies, Ben Lobb, Len Webber — 4.

At 10:05 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marie-Hélène Sauvé
Clerk of the Committee