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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 143
Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:02 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.
In Camera
Hon. Larry Bagnell, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Andre Barnes, Analyst
• Michaela Keenan-Pelletier, Analyst
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, June 19, 2018, the Committee resumed consideration of the question of privilege related to the matter of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police publications respecting Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 11:19 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

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

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Question of Privilege Related to the Matter of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Publications Respecting Bill C-71, An Act to Amend Certain Acts and Regulations in Relation to Firearms".

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

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That dissenting or supplementary opinions be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019.

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

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That Bruce Stanton, M.P., be invited to appear from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in relation to the Committee's study of parallel debating chambers.

It was agreed, — That the Chair make arrangements for an informal meeting with a parliamentary delegation from Kenya on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

It was agreed, — That the Minister of Democratic Institutions be invited to appear before the Committee to discuss the government’s plan to safeguard the 2019 election and the Security and Intelligence Threats to Elections Task Force.

At 11:40 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Andrew Lauzon
Clerk of the Committee