HESA Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
John Oliver moved, — That, in relation to Orders of Reference from the House respecting Bills,
(a) the Clerk of the Committee shall, upon the Committee receiving such an Order of Reference, write to each Member who is not a member of a caucus represented on the Committee to invite those Members to file with the Clerk of the Committee, in both official languages, any amendments to the Bill, which is the subject of the said Order, which they would suggest that the Committee consider;
(b) suggested amendments filed, pursuant to paragraph (a), at least 48 hours prior to the start of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill to which the amendments relate shall be deemed to be proposed during the said consideration, provided that the Committee may, by motion, vary this deadline in respect of a given Bill; and
(c) during the clause-by-clause consideration of a Bill, the Chair shall allow a Member who filed suggested amendments, pursuant to paragraph (a), an opportunity to make brief representations in support of them.
Don Davies moved, — That consideration of the motion be postponed to the next meeting.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 1; NAYS: 6.
The Committee resumed consideration of the motion of John Oliver.
The debated continued.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 7; NAYS: 1.
It was agreed, — That the Committee does not invite Siddika Minthani to appear before the Committee to discuss her appointment as President of the Publich Health Agency of Canada.
W. Neil Palmer, William Dempster and Graham Sher made statements and answered questions.
At 5:22 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.