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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 122
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 11:12 a.m. to 11:50 a.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.

By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That the motion of Ruby Sahota moved on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, the amendment of John Nater moved on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, and the subamendment of Scott Reid moved on Thursday, September 27, 2018, be withdrawn.


Ruby Sahota moved, — That the Hon. Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, be invited to appear from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018, in relation to the study of Bill C-76;

That the Committee commence clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-76 on Monday, October 15, 2018, at 4:30 p.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;

That if the Committee has not completed the clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill by 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 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,

That Bill C-76, in Clause 262, be amended by replacing line 32 on page 153 with the following: “election period is $1,400,000.” .

Debate arose thereon.

At 11:24 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:30 a.m., the sitting resumed.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

At 11:50 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Andrew Lauzon
Clerk of the Committee