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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 1
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 1:04 p.m. to 1:38 p.m.

House of Commons
• Eric Janse, Clerk Assistant
• José Cadorette, Deputy Principal Clerk
• Karen Thriepland, Coordinator, Logistics Services
Library of Parliament
• Marcus Pistor, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 107(2), the Clerk of the Committee presided over the election of a Chair.

On motion of Robert D. Nault, it was agreed, — That Judy A. Sgro be elected Chair of the Committee.

Judy A. Sgro took the Chair.

Pursuant to Standing Order 107(2), the Committee proceeded to the election of a Vice-Chair.

On motion of Anthony Housefather, it was agreed, — That Tom Lukiwski be elected Vice-Chair of the Committee.

House of Commons
• Susan Kulba, Senior Director, Architecture & LTVP Program Management Directorate
By unanimous consent, the Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

On motion of Scott Simms, it was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 107(6), a Subcommittee on Committee Budgets be established to approve committees’ budget requests and that the subcommittee be composed of the Chair, the Vice-Chair, Wayne Easter, Stephen Fuhr, Deborah Schulte and Blaine Calkins.

It was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee be authorized to make the necessary arrangements to provide working meals for the Committee and its subcommittees.

It was agreed, — That the Committee retain, as needed and at the discretion of the Chair, the services of one or more analysts from the Library of Parliament to assist it in its work.

At 1:07 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:07 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Clerk gave a presentation on the financial status of the global envelope for committee activities.

The Committee commenced consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That the draft report be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Committee Activities and Expenditures - April 1, 2015 - August 2, 2015".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analyst be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

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

It was agreed, — That following the approval of the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of a report on Committee Activities and Expenditures prepared by the clerk of the committee, the report be deemed to have been adopted by the Liaison Committee, and the Chair shall present the report to the House at the next earliest opportunity as a report of the Committee.

Susan Kulba made a statement and answered questions.

At 1:38 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Ian McDonald
Clerk of the Committee