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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 119
Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:03 a.m. to 1:04 p.m.
Hon. Larry Bagnell, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Andre Barnes, Analyst
• Michaela Keenan-Pelletier, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Chair make arrangements for an informal meeting with a delegation from Kenya during the last week of October 2018.

The Committee resumed consideration of the motion of Ruby Sahota, moved on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, — That the Committee commence clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-76 on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.;

That the Chair be empowered to hold meetings outside of normal hours to accommodate clause-by-clause consideration;

That the Chair may limit debate on each clause to a maximum of five minutes per party, per clause; and,

That if the Committee has not completed the clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill by 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, all remaining amendments submitted to the Committee shall be deemed moved, the Chair shall put the question, forthwith and successively, without further debate on all remaining clauses and proposed amendments, as well as each and every question necessary to dispose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill, as well as questions necessary to report the Bill to the House and to order the Chair to report the Bill to the House as soon as possible

And of the amendment of John Nater, moved on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, — That the motion be amended

a) by adding after the words "That the Committee" the following: "do not"; and,

b) by replacing the words after "of Bill C-76" with the words: "before the Committee has heard from the Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario".

The debate continued.

Scott Reid moved, — That the amendment of John Nater be amended by adding after the words “ Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario” the following: “at 11:00 a.m. on October 2”.

After debate, the question was put on the subamendment of Scott Reid and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: David Christopherson, Stephanie Kusie, John Nater, Scott Reid — 4;

NAYS: Chris Bittle, David de Burgh Graham, Linda Lapointe, Ruby Sahota, Scott Simms — 5.

At 1:04 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Andrew Lauzon
Clerk of the Committee