OGGO Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Stephen Lucas, Kathy Fox and André M. McArdle made statements and, with Karen Cahill, Jean L. Laporte and Brian Berry, answered questions.
At 5:12 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 5:15 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
It was agreed, — That the Second Report of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which read as follows, be concurred in:
Your Subcommittee met on Thursday, April 21, 2016, to consider the business of the Committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:
1. That the Committee study Shared Services Canada and that government officials be invited to appear as witnesses on Thursday, May 5, 2016, subject to witness availability;
2. That, regarding the Committee’s study of the Main Estimates 2016-17 and Reports on Plans and Priorities 2016-17, and further to the letter received from Canada Post Corporation dated April 19, 2016, the Committee reiterate the importance of Canada Post Corporation officials’ appearance before the Committee, and that an invitation be extended anew for Canada Post Corporation officials to appear as witnesses;
3. That, regarding the Committee’s study of the estimates process, the Committee invite Sheila Fraser to appear as a witness.
It was agreed, — That, in relation to Orders of Reference from the House respecting Bills,
(a) the Clerk of the Committee shall, upon the Committee receiving such an Order of Reference, write to each Member who is not a member of a caucus represented on the Committee to invite those Members to file with the Clerk of the Committee, in both official languages, any amendments to the Bill, which is the subject of the said Order, which they would suggest that the Committee consider;
(b) suggested amendments filed, pursuant to paragraph (a), at least 48 hours prior to the start of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill to which the amendments relate shall be deemed to be proposed during the said consideration, provided that the Committee may, by motion, vary this deadline in respect of a given Bill; and
(c) during the clause-by-clause consideration of a Bill, the Chair shall allow a Member who filed suggested amendments, pursuant to paragraph (a), an opportunity to make brief representations in support of them .
It was agreed, — That, in relation to the Committee’s study of Shared Services Canada: members shall submit to the Clerk of the Committee lists of requested witnesses no later than 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2016; and, that Shared Services Canada be asked to submit summary information pertaining to data centres.
At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.