JUST Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould and the Hon. Jane Philpott made statements, and with William F. Pentney and Simon Kennedy, answered questions.
At 5:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 5:43 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Abby Hoffman, Helen McElroy, Sharon Harper, Donald K. Piragoff, Laurie Wright, Joanne Klineberg and Jeanette Ettel answered questions.
At 6:23 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 6:38 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Karen R. Cohen, Francine Lemire and Philip Emberley made statements and answered questions.
At 7:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 7:31 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Marc Sauvé, Giuseppe Battista, Jean-Pierre Ménard, Will Johnston, Francoise Hebert and Nino Sekopet made statements and answered questions.
At 8:41 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 8:45 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
It was agreed, — 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;
(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; and
(d) in relation to the Committee’s study on Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying), that the Clerk of the Committee write immediately 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, by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2016, any amendments to Bill C-14, which they would suggest that the Committee consider.
At 8:53 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.