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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 32
Thursday, November 24, 2016, 8:48 a.m. to 10:43 a.m.
Televised
Presiding
Bill Casey, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Olivier Champagne, Legislative Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
• Hon. Mr. Rob Nicholson, P.C., M.P., Niagara Falls
• Robert Oliphant, M.P., Don Valley West
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, June 8, 2016, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-233, An Act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

At 9:41 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:46 a.m., the sitting resumed.

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

Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), the Preamble and Clause 1 (Short Title) are postponed.

The Chair calls Clause 2.

Clause 2 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

On Clause 3,

John Oliver moved, — That Bill C-233, in Clause 3, be amended by replacing lines 12 and 13 on page 2 with the following:

“dementia and decrease the burden of this disease on Canadian so-”

Debate arose thereon.

By unanimous consent, the amendment was withdrawn.

Clause 3 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

On Clause 4,

John Oliver moved, — That Bill C-233, in Clause 4, be amended by replacing lines 5 and 6 on page 4 with the following:

(b) representatives from dementia advocacy groups;”

Debate arose thereon.

Doug Eyolfson moved, — That the amendment be amended by adding after the word “from” the following: “Alzheimer advocay groups and other”.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the subamendment of Doug Eyolfson and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

The question was put on the amendment of John Oliver, as amended, and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

At 10:19 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:22 a.m., the sitting resumed.

On Clause 3,

By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That Bill C-233, in Clause 3, be amended by replacing lines 12 and 13 on page 2 with the following:

“dementia and decrease the burden of this disease on Canadian so-”

On Clause 4,

Rachel Blaney moved, — That Bill C-233, in Clause 4, be amended by replacing line 23 on page 3 with the following:

“appoint no more than 20 members to hold office during”

Debate arose thereon.

Colin Carrie moved, — That the amendment be amended by replacing the word “20” with the word “19”.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the subamendment of Colin Carrie and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 2; NAYS: 7.

The Committee resumed consideration of the amendment of Rachel Blaney, — That Bill C-233, in Clause 4, be amended by replacing line 23 on page 3 with the following:

“appoint no more than 20 members to hold office during”

The question was put on the amendment of Rachel Blaney and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 1; NAYS: 8.

Rachel Blaney moved, — That Bill C-233, in Clause 4, be amended by deleting lines 10 and 11 on page 4.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the amendment of Rachel Blaney and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 1; NAYS: 8.

Rachel Blaney moved, — That Bill C-233, in Clause 4, be amended by replacing line 13 on page 4 with the following:

“four times annually, at times and places to be determined”

Debate arose thereon.

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Rachel Blaney and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 1; NAYS: 8.

Clause 4, as amended, carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 1.

Clause 5 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

Clause 1, Short Title, carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

On Preamble,

John Oliver moved, — That Bill C-233, in the preamble, be amended by replacing lines 6 and 7 on page 1 with the following:

“Whereas Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia erode an individual's independence and eventually cause death;”

The question was put on the amendment of John Oliver and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

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

The Title carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; 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-233, as amended, be reprinted for the use of the House at report stage.

At 10:43 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



David Gagnon
Clerk of the Committee