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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 74
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 3:28 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
In Camera
Presiding
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
 
House of Commons
• Ariane Gagné-Frégeau, Procedural Clerk
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $27,300, for the study of Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study of human trafficking in Canada, the proposed budget in the amount of $116,171.40, for the Committee’s travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Montréal, Québec, Toronto, Ontario, Edmonton, Alberta, and Vancouver, British Columbia, in February or March 2018, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the Committee complete its study of Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act, and proceed to its future studies in the following order: counselling and other mental health supports for jurors, criminalization of non-disclosure of HIV status and human trafficking in Canada.

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study of counselling and other mental health supports for jurors, each party send a list of witnesses including their contact information to the Clerk of the Committee no later than Monday, November 6, 2017.

It was agreed, — That the study of counselling and other mental health supports for jurors be promoted on the Committee’s website, on social media and that a letter be sent to all Members of the Parliament.

At 3:45 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Julie Geoffrion
Clerk of the Committee