PROC Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
The Chair called Vote 1b under House of Commons.
The Speaker of the House of Commons made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the Committee’s routine motion regarding the questioning of witnesses, Elizabeth May be given time to question the witnesses.
Vote 1b under House of Commons carried on division.
The Chair called Vote 1b under Parliamentary Protective Service.
Vote 1b under Parliamentary Protective Services carried on division.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report Vote 1b under House of Commons and Vote 1b under Parliamentary Protective Services to the House.
At 12:04 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:08 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
Jane MacLatchy made a statement and, with Robert Graham, answered questions.
At 12:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Greg McGillis, Roch Lapensée and Brian Faust made statements and, with Véronique Allard, David Pengelly and Érick Carrière, answered questions.
At 1:07 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 1:11 p.m., the sitting resumed in a public session.
The witnesses made statements and answered questions.
The question: "Shall the Second Report of the Subcommittee on Private Members’ Business be concurred in?" was put and was agreed to on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Chris Bittle, David de Burgh Graham, Ruby Sahota, Scott Simms, Filomena Tassi — 5;
NAYS: David Christopherson, John Nater, Scott Reid — 3.
ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.
It was agreed, — That, during the first hour on Thursday, November 23, 2017, the Committee resume consideration of a draft report in relation to its study of services and facilities provided to Members of Parliament with young children; and, that, during the second hour, the Committee invite representatives of the Liberal Party of Canada, the Conservative Party of Canada, the New Democratic Party, the Green Party of Canada and the Bloc Québecois to appear in relation to its study of the creation of an independent commissioner to organize political party leaders’ debates during future federal elections.
At 1:49 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.