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Minutes of Proceedings
Greg Essensa, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, made a statement and answered questions.
At 12:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:06 p.m., the sitting resumed.
It was agreed, — That the package of amendments for Bill C-76 be distributed.
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.
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".
And of the subamendment of Scott Reid, moved on Thursday, September 27, 2018, — That the amendment be amended by adding after the words “Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario” the following: “nor until the Committee has heard from the Minister of Democratic Institutions for not less than one hour”.
The debate continued.
At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.