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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 33
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 11:01 a.m. to 11:33 a.m.
Presiding
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
 
House of Commons
• Marie-France Renaud, Legislative Clerk
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
Department of Justice
• Glenn Gilmour, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section
• Eric Nielsen, Counsel, Human Rights Law Section
• Laurie Sargent, Deputy Director General and General Counsel, Human Rights Law Sector, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, October 18, 2016, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code.

The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

The witnesses answered questions.

The Chair called Clause 1.

After debate, Clause 1 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 1.

Clause 2 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 1.

Clause 3 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 1.

Clause 4 carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Colin Fraser, Randall Garrison, Ahmed Hussen, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon, Marco Mendicino, Rob Nicholson — 8;

NAYS: Ted Falk — 1.

The Title carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

After debate, the Bill carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Colin Fraser, Randall Garrison, Ahmed Hussen, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon, Marco Mendicino, Rob Nicholson — 8;

NAYS: Ted Falk — 1.

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

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

At 11:28 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 11:33 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee