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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 37
Thursday, November 24, 2016, 11:03 a.m. to 12:29 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Bill Blair (Liberal)
• Sean Casey (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
Canadian Medical Association
• Cécile Bensimon, Director, Ethics
• Cindy Forbes, Past-President
Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
• Gail Graham, Past-President
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination.

Cindy Forbes and Gail Graham made statements and, with Cécile Bensimon, answered questions.

At 12:14 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:25 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee commence the clause-by-clause consideration of Bill S-201 on Thursday, December 1st, 2016 and that the members submit to the Clerk all of their proposed amendments no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016.

At 12:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee