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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 96
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 3:32 p.m. to 4:59 p.m.
In Camera
Presiding
Bill Casey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Clare Annett, Research Assistant
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the proposed schedule of meetings be adopted as amended.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, March 7, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the development of a national pharmacare program.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

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

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for all Canadians".

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.

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

It was agreed, — That dissenting or supplementary opinions be in Calibri 12 point font, left aligned, with the title in Cambria 14 point font, and be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

ORDERED, — That the analysts and the Clerk of the Committee, 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.

It was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee make the necessary arrangements for a press conference in the Foyer of the House of Commons, and that all members be welcome to speak in an agreed-upon order.

At 4:59 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marie-Hélène Sauvé
Clerk of the Committee