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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 133
Thursday, February 7, 2019, 3:29 p.m. to 4:12 p.m.
In Camera
Marilyn Gladu, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Nadia Faucher, Analyst
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of the barriers to access to treatment and drugs for Canadians affected by rare diseases and disorders.

The Committee commenced consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Canadians Affected by Rare Diseases and Disorders: Improving Access to Treatment".

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.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(1)(b), the Committee append to its report dissenting or supplementary opinions immediately after the signature of the Chair, provided that they be submitted electronically (in Calibri 12 point font, justified alignment and single line spacing), in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

It was agreed, — That the Chair be authorized to select the design of the cover page.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

It was agreed, — That the analysts and the Clerk, 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.

At 4:12 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Jacques
Clerk of the Committee