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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 31
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 11:01 a.m. to 12:42 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Bill Blair (Liberal)
• Sean Casey (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
Department of Justice
• William F. Pentney, Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, October 18, 2016, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code.

The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould made a statement and, with William F. Pentney, answered questions.

At 12:12 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:27 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $3,500, for the study of Bill C-247, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device), be adopted.

It was agreed, — The the Committee proceed to the clause-by-clause of Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code, on Thursday, November 3, 2016.

At 12:42 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee