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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 73
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 11:01 a.m. to 12:55 p.m.
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)


House of Commons
• Marie-Hélène Sauvé, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

Pursuant to the order made on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of the motion of Maxime Bernier, which read as follows:

That the Committee immediately undertake a study on the government’s consultations titled “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations” as publicly released on July 18, 2017;

that the Committee hear from witnesses on this topic for five meetings;

that the hearings consider the impact of the changes, including how they apply to small, local businesses but not large multi-national or publicly traded companies;

that the findings be reported to the House; and

that the government provide a response to the recommendations made by the Committee.

The debate continued.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Maxime Bernier, Jim Eglinski, Matt Jeneroux — 3;

NAYS: Frank Baylis, Fin Donnelly, Majid Jowhari, Lloyd Longfield, Mary Ng, Terry Sheehan — 6.

At 11:17 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:22 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the statutory review of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, individuals and organizations be invited to submit briefs to the Committee, provided that they do not exceed 500 words.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, October 31, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of intellectual property and technology transfer.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 12:55 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Danielle Widmer
Clerk of the Committee